Joshua Lane

20 August 1654–27 November 1710 (Age 56)
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua Lane was born on 20 August 1654, in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Andrew Lane, was 44 and his mother, Tryphena Stoneham, was 42. He married Elizabeth Doe about 1675, in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 27 November 1710, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Lane
1654–1710
Elizabeth Doe
1658–
Marriage: about 1675
Son Lane
1676–1678
Elizabeth Lane
1678–1678
Sarah Lane
1685–
John Lane
1685–
Ephraim Lane
1689–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1675
Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(5)

    Son Lane

    Male1676–1678Male

    Elizabeth Lane

    Female1678–1678Female

    Female1685–Female

    John Lane

    Male1685–Male

    Male1689–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1610–1675Male

    Tryphena Stoneham

    Female1612–1707Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1642–1712Female

    Mary Lane

    Female1642–1712Female

    Female1644–1707Female

    Male1646–1717Male

    John Lane

    Male1648–1729Male

+5 More Children

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joshua Lane in entry for Elizabeth Lane, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Joshua Lane in entry for Elizabeth Lane, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Joshua Lane in entry for Sarah Lane, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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