Levi Leonard Lane

1801–25 March 1888 (Age 87)
Lockport, Niagara, New York, United States

The Life of Levi Leonard

Levi Leonard Lane was born in 1801, in Lockport, Niagara, New York, United States. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Polly Mary Benedict. He died on 25 March 1888, in Cambria, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Levi Leonard Lane
1801–1888
Polly Mary Benedict
1808–1899
Charlotte Lane
1829–1916
Leroy Lane
1847–
Bertus L Lane
1831–1912
Mary L Lane
1834–1911
LeRoy Lane
1840–1898
Frances Lane
1845–1899

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 24

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Levi Lane, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Levi Lane, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Levi Lane, "United States Census, 1880"

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