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
Versie Viola Lane
Marriage: 18 December 1921
Cecil William "Zeke" Pope
James D Pope
Clarence E Pope

Spouse and Children

18 December 1921
Floydada, Floyd, Texas, United States


    Cecil William "Zeke" Pope


    James D Pope


    Clarence E Pope


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


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.

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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