Bruce Lane

about May 1880–before 1979 (Age 98)
Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bruce

When Bruce Lane was born about May 1880, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, his father, Alexander Brabson Lane, was 39 and his mother, Katherine McCurry, was 32. He lived in Civil District 21, Greene, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died before 1979, in United States, at the age of 97.

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Alexander Brabson Lane
Katherine McCurry
William A Lane
Sarah Elizabeth Lane
Bruce Lane
James Frank Lane
Alice Lane
Johnie B. Lane
Mattie Lane
Lucie Lane
Samuel Cleveland Lane
Bobie Lane

Parents and Siblings



    William A Lane



    Johnie B. Lane




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 26

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: 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)

  • Samuel B Lane in household of Alex Lane, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bruce Lane in household of Alex Lane, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bruce Lane - Government record: birth-name: Bruce Lane

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