Joseph William Lane

1788–1864 (Age 76)
Rockbridge Parish, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States

The Life of Joseph William

When Joseph William Lane was born in 1788, in Rockbridge Parish, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph William Lane, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Gwaltney, was 32. He married Sarah Rice on 10 October 1809, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Early, Georgia, United States in 1860. He died in 1864, in Blakely, Early, Georgia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Blakely, Early, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph William Lane
Sarah Rice
Marriage: 10 October 1809
James Madison Lane
James Thomas Lane
Joseph William Lane III
Martha Rice Lane
Rebecca "Elizabeth" Lane
Mary Delilah "Polly" Lane

Spouse and Children

10 October 1809
Caswell, North Carolina, United States



    James Thomas Lane


    Joseph William Lane III



    Rebecca "Elizabeth" Lane


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 0

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 

Age 20

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a lane, Middle English, Old English lane, originally a narrow way between fences or hedges, later used to denote any narrow pathway, including one between houses in a town.2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Laighin ‘descendant of Laighean’, a byname meaning ‘spear’, or ‘javelin’.3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ‘descendant of Luan’, a byname meaning ‘warrior’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Lane, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Lane, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Lane, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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