Elizabeth Lane

7 May 1753–
Bedford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Lane was born on 7 May 1753, in Bedford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Timothy Lane, was 30 and her mother, Lydia Davis, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Timothy Lane
1722–1793
Lydia Davis
1730–1801
Lucy Lane
1751–
Elizabeth Lane
1753–
Stephen Lane
1755–1827
Ann Lane or Lain
1758–1844
Lydia Lane
1760–1765
Rhoda Lane
1763–1831
Patta Lane
1765–
Nathan Lane
1768–1794
Lydia
1772–1796

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World Events (3)

1776

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 23

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 28

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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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  • Elizabeth Lane, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elizabeth Lane, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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