Curtis Edgar Lane

21 September 1912–1 May 1978 (Age 65)
Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Curtis Edgar

When Curtis Edgar Lane was born on 21 September 1912, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Meakin Lane, was 23 and his mother, Monnie Belle Moore, was 20. He married Lucille Clark on 22 September 1934, in Bedford, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Coffee, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 3, Bedford, Tennessee, United States for about 5 years. He died on 1 May 1978, in Wartrace, Bedford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Curtis Edgar Lane
Lucille Clark
Marriage: 22 September 1934

Spouse and Children


    Lucille Clark


22 September 1934
Bedford, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Meakin Lane







    Ruby Bell Lane


    Ernest Franklin Lane


World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.

Age 19

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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 (3)

  • Edgar Lane, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edgar Lane in household of Meakin J Lane, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edgar Lane in household of D F Fulton, "United States Census, 1930"

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