Martha Katherine "Kate" Lane

Female6 April 1866–12 February 1944

Brief Life History of Martha Katherine "Kate"

When Martha Katherine "Kate" Lane was born on 6 April 1866, in Honey Grove, Fannin, Texas, United States, her father, John William Lane, was 30 and her mother, Lucy Allen Baker, was 27. She married John Alonzo Meek on 26 October 1892, in Fannin, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 5, Fannin, Texas, United States for about 50 years. She died on 12 February 1944, in Petty, Lamar, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Honey Grove, Fannin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Alonzo Meek
1862–1931
Martha Katherine "Kate" Lane
1866–1944
Marriage: 26 October 1892
Lucy Mae Meek
1893–1980
Sam Alonzo Meek
1899–1940

Sources (11)

  • Kate L Meek in household of John S Meek, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kate Lane, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Kate Miek, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1892Fannin, Texas, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

    Age 4

    Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 24

    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

    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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