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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Family Time Line

John Wesley Lane
1834–1920
Hannah Kimbler
1834–1918
Anderson Lane
1850–
Mary Jane Lane
1858–1950
Nelson Lane
1860–1916
John Hopkins Lane
1861–1929
George W. Lane
1862–
Joseph Lane
1862–
Martha J. Lane
1862–
James R Lane
1864–
Eliza Bell Lane
1865–1895
Easter Francis Lane
1868–1950
Elizabeth L. Lane
1870–
Nancy Lane
1872–
John W. Lane
1875–1954

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.

1863

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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