John Lorane Aney

1890–1944 (Age 53)
Worcester, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of John Lorane

When John Lorane Aney was born on 3 July 1890, in Worcester, Otsego, New York, United States, his father, Jonas Byron Aney, was 27 and his mother, Ella M Sommers, was 23. He married Katherine E. Presper on 13 August 1914. He died in 1944, in Sun City West, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Worcester, Otsego, New York, United States.

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John Lorane Aney
Katherine E. Presper
Marriage: 13 August 1914

Spouse & Children

  • Male1890–1944Male

  • Katherine E. Presper


13 August 1914
Newport, New Hampshire

Parents & Siblings

  • Jonas Byron Aney


  • Ella M Sommers




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 16

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 Possibly a respelling of French Ané, from a personal name derived from Latin Asinarius.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • John L Aney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John L Aney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Lorn Aney, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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