John Lane

about 1750–
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John Lane was born about 1750, in London, England, United Kingdom. He had at least 1 son with Sarah Lane.

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John Lane
1750–
Sarah Lane
1752–
John Lane
1774–

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

World Events (3)

1815

Age 65

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 73

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Old London Bridge Opens

Age 81

"The popular childhood rhyme ""London Bridge is Falling Down"" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart."

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 (2)

  • John Lane in entry for John Lane, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Lane - birth: about 1750; London, England

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