Sarah H. Lane

about 1800–5 September 1822 (Age 22)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah H.

When Sarah H. Lane was born about 1800, in Virginia, United States, her father, Richard Lane, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Yancey, was 45. She married Jacob Stairs on 5 September 1822, in Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States. She died on 5 September 1822, in Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States, at the age of 22.

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Jacob Stairs
Sarah H. Lane
Marriage: 5 September 1822

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    Jacob Stairs



5 September 1822
Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States

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World Events (6)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 8

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Sarah Lane, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah H. Lane - Individual or family possessions: death: 5 September 1822; Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States

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