James M Lanier

12 October 1868–23 September 1942 (Age 73)
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of James M

When James M Lanier was born on 12 October 1868, in Alabama, United States, his father, William T. Lanier, was 36 and his mother, Louisa Eliza Brown, was 32. He married Hattie Wynn on 19 November 1896, in Cullman, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Jones Chapel, Cullman, Alabama, United States in 1910 and Commissioner's Precinct 2, Childress, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 23 September 1942, in Childress, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Kirkland, Childress, Texas, United States.

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James M Lanier
Tempie Cornelis Merritt
Vera Rose Lanier
Holly R Lanier
Elbert Lee Lanier

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 2
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
Age 12
Historical Boundaries: 1880: Childress, Texas, United States
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 22
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 French, Dutch, and English: occupational name for someone involved in the wool trade, from an agent derivative of Old French la(i)ne ‘wool’.2 French and Dutch: occupational name, with the definite article, for a pack driver, from French âne ‘ass’, ‘donkey’ (Latin asinus).3 French and Dutch: nickname for a falconer, from Old French lanier, lenier, a kind of falcon.

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

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Sources (13)

  • James Lanier in household of W L Lanier, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James M Lanier, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Lanier in household of William F Lanier, "United States Census, 1900"

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