Andrew Cornelius Lane

10 January 1795–19 August 1854 (Age 59)
Readington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Andrew Cornelius

When Andrew Cornelius Lane was born on 10 January 1795, in Readington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Cornelius Gilbert Lane, was 28 and his mother, Judith Van Vleat, was 35. He married Eleanor 'Ellen' Emans about 1840, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 19 August 1854, at the age of 59, and was buried in Readington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Cornelius Lane
1795–1854
Eleanor 'Ellen' Emans
1810–1892
Marriage: about 1840
Gilbert Lane
1828–1896
Elizabeth M Lane
1831–1903
Judah 'Judy' Lane
1833–
Sarah W Lane
1835–
Gertrude Jane Lane
1837–1925
Ellen Ann Lane
1839–
Audry Lane
1841–
Andrew A Lane
1844–1913
Rebecca Lane
1847–
Cornelius Lane
1849–
Ellen S Lane
1852–
Martha Lane
1853–

Spouse and Children

Children

(12)

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 5
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804
Age 9
Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr had been political enemies with intense personal differences for quite some time. Burr accused Hamilton of publicly disparaging his character during the elections of 1800 and 1804. On the morning of July 11, the two politicians went to Weehawken, New Jersey to resolve the disputes with an official duel. Both men were armed with a pistol. Hamilton missed, but Burr's shot fatally wounded Hamilton, who would die by the following day. The duel custom had been outlawed in New York by 1804, resulting in Burr fleeing the state due to an arrest warrant. He would later be accused of treason, but ultimately be acquitted.
1812
Age 17
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

Possible Related Names

Lyne
Lande
Layne
Lyon
Lamb
Loan
Looney
Laine
Lehane
Lones
Lanes
Lain
Lone

Sources (8)

  • Andrew C Lane, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Andrew C Lane in entry for Henry Van Fleet and Gertrude Lane, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • John C Lane in entry for David R Emery and Elizabeth M Lane, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"

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