Walter Lane

1649–December 1717 (Age 68)
Somerset, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of Walter

When Walter Lane was born in 1649, in Somerset, Maryland, British Colonial America, his father, Mr. Lane, was 24 and his mother, Mrs. Lane, was 19. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Sarah Ann Wilson. He died in December 1717, in his hometown, at the age of 68, and was buried in Somerset, Maryland, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Walter Lane
1649–1717
Sarah Ann Wilson
1649–
Mary Lane
1684–
George Lane
Joan Lane
1685–1736
Walter Lane
1686–1742
Elizabeth Lane
1691–1717
William Lane
1694–1751
John Lane
1695–

Spouse and Children

    Male1649–1717Male

    Sarah Ann Wilson

    Female1649–Female

children

(7)

    Mary Lane

    Female1684–Female

    Female1685–1736Female

    Walter Lane

    Male1686–1742Male

    Female1691–1717Female

    Male1694–1751Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Male1649–1717Male

    John Lane

    Male1652–1712Male

World Events (1)

1666

Age 17

Historical Boundaries - 1666: Somerset, Maryland Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Somerset, Maryland, United States

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)

  • Walter Lane in entry for William Lane, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Walter Lane in entry for Mary Lane, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Walter Lane in entry for John Lane, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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