Lansing Burroughs Dolby

about 1851–27 November 1892 (Age 41)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lansing Burroughs

When Lansing Burroughs Dolby was born about 1851, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Louis M. Dolby, was 26 and his mother, Mary Dixey, was 24. He married Lesmida Jannie Coffay on 9 August 1881, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 27 November 1892, in Landis Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Vineland, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States.

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Lansing Burroughs Dolby
Lesmida Jannie Coffay
Marriage: 9 August 1881

Spouse and Children

9 August 1881
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (7)


Age 10

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 12

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

English or Scandinavian: variant spelling of Dalby .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lansing Dolby in household of Louis Dolby, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lansing B Dolbey in household of Lewis Dolbey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lancing Dolby in household of Lewis Dolby, "United States Census, 1860"

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