George W. Lane

Brief Life History of George W.

When George W. Lane was born in 1862, in Virginia, United States, his father, John Wesley Lane, was 28 and his mother, Hannah Kimbler, was 28. He lived in DeKalb District, Scott, Virginia, United States in 1880.

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John Wesley Lane
Hannah Kimbler
Anderson Lane
Mary Jane Lane
Nelson Lane
John Hopkins Lane
George W. Lane
Joseph Lane
Martha J. Lane
James R Lane
Eliza Bell Lane
Easter Francis Lane
Elizabeth L. Lane
Nancy Lane
John W. Lane

Sources (2)

  • George W Lane in household of John W Lane, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Lane in household of John W Lane, "United States Census, 1880"

World Events (8)

1862 · The Battle of Fredericksburg

The Battle of Fredericksburg involved 200,000 troops with General Ambrose Burnside of the army of the Potomac against General Lee’s Army of the North.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a lane, from 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.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Laighin ‘descendant of Laighean’, a byname meaning ‘spear or javelin’.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ‘descendant of Luan’, a byname meaning ‘warrior’, formerly Anglicized as O'Loan. See also Lamb .

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

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