Leon Bert Lane

29 October 1889–5 September 1974 (Age 84)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Leon Bert

When Leon Bert Lane was born on 29 October 1889, in Alabama, United States, his father, Charles Wade Lane, was 46 and his mother, Mary Minnie Rebecca Cox, was 35. He married Girtie Lane in 1897. He lived in Election Precinct 8 Carvers, Mobile, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Plateau, Mobile, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 5 September 1974, in Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Whistler, Mobile, Alabama, United States.

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Leon Bert Lane
Girtie Lane
Marriage: 1897

Spouse and Children


    Girtie Lane



Parents and Siblings

    Charles Wade Lane


    Mary Minnie Rebecca Cox




    Annie Lane


    Willie Lane


    John Lane


    Wade Howard Lane


    Leonard Templeton Lane


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 6

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • L B Lane in household of A L Lovelace, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leon B Lane in household of Serena H Cox, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leon B Lane, "United States Census, 1930"

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