Thomas Lanier

19 June 1846–28 March 1913 (Age 66)
Twin City, Emanuel, Georgia, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Lanier was born on 19 June 1846, in Twin City, Emanuel, Georgia, United States, his father, Allen Allen Lanier, was 23 and his mother, Mariah Jones, was 25. He married Demarius Coleman in 1869. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Colquitt, Georgia, United States in 1900 and District 1194, Mitchell, Georgia, United States in 1910. He died on 28 March 1913, at the age of 66, and was buried in Live Oak Cemetery, Colquitt, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Lanier
1846–1913
Demarius Coleman
1849–1915
Marriage: 1869
J William Lanier
1870–1900
Polly Lanier
1878–
Sarah Lanier
1886–1886
Ada Leona Lanier
1874–1937
Benjamin Franklin Lanier
1876–1921
Richard L Lanier
1878–1942
Daniel Webster Lanier
1882–1957
Nannie Lanier
1884–1962
Asbury L Lanier
1885–1961
Fred Wooten Lanier
1888–1968
Carlie Demaris Lanier
1890–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1869
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 15

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 French, Dutch, and English: occupational name for someone involved in the wool trade, from an agent derivative of Old French la(i)ne ‘wool’.2 French and Dutch: occupational name, with the definite article, for a pack driver, from French âne ‘ass’, ‘donkey’ (Latin asinus).3 French and Dutch: nickname for a falconer, from Old French lanier, lenier, a kind of falcon.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Lanier, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas Lanier in household of Allen Lanier, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Lanier in household of Allen Lanier, "United States Census, 1850"

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