Versie Viola Lane

4 January 1903–18 January 1964 (Age 61)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Versie Viola

Versie Viola Lane was born on 4 January 1903, in Louisiana, United States as the daughter of Lane and Martha Elizabeth Buckley. She married Clarence Baker Pope on 18 December 1921, in Floydada, Floyd, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 18 January 1964, in Floydada, Floyd, Texas, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Baker Pope
1898–1964
Versie Viola Lane
1903–1964
Marriage: 18 December 1921
Cecil William "Zeke" Pope
1923–1994
James D Pope
1924–1990
Clarence E Pope
1925–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 December 1921
Floydada, Floyd, Texas, United States
children

(3)

    Cecil William "Zeke" Pope

    Male1923–1994Male

    James D Pope

    Male1924–1990Male

    Clarence E Pope

    Male1925–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 2

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1920

Age 17

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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)

  • Versie Lane in household of W W Pierce, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Versie V Pope in household of Clarence B Pope, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Versie V Pope in household of Clarence B Pope, "United States Census, 1940"

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