Julia Ann Rucker

15 March 1813–February 1889 (Age 75)
Madison, Virginia, United States

The Life of Julia Ann

When Julia Ann Rucker was born on 15 March 1813, in Madison, Virginia, United States, her father, Jarvis Rucker, was 34 and her mother, Mildred Grayson, was 33. She married Frederick Woodson Lane on 5 June 1836, in Circleville, Pickaway, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Carthage Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died in February 1889, in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75.

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Frederick Woodson Lane
Julia Ann Rucker
Marriage: 5 June 1836
Francis S. Lane
Julia Ann Lane
Thomas Jefferson Lane
John Wesley Lane
Clara W. Lane
Clarissa Lane
Alice Lane
Alice A. Lane
Oliver Perry Lane
Peachy Ellen Lane
Mary Agnes Lane
Parthenia Maud Lane
Parthena Lane
Benjamin Franklin Lane

Spouse and Children

5 June 1836
Circleville, Pickaway, Ohio, United States


    Francis S. Lane


    Julia Ann Lane


    Thomas Jefferson Lane


    John Wesley Lane


    Clara W. Lane


+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 11

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 23

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 German (also Rücker): nickname from Middle High German rucken ‘to move or draw’.2 North German: nickname from Middle Low German rucker ‘thief’, ‘greedy or acquisitive person’.3 German: from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Rudiger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Julia A Lane in household of Frederick Lane, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Julia A Lane, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Julia A Lane in household of Frederick W Lane, "United States Census, 1860"

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