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Edward J Lane

Edward J Lane

Male 1831 - 1899  (68 years)


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  • Name Edward J Lane 
    Born 1 May 1831  Lewis County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850 
    1850 Lane B.
    1850 Lane B.
    1850 US census, Harrisburg, Lewis, New York, Family Number 981, Lane. This entry spans two sheets.
    1850 Lane A.
    1850 Lane A.
    1850 US census, Harrisburg, Lewis, New York, Family Number 981, Lane. This entry spans two sheets.
    Census 1860 
    1860 Lane.
    1860 Lane.
    1860 US census, Arlington, Van Buren, Michigan, Family Number 611, Lane.
    Census 1870 
    1870 Lane.
    1870 Lane.
    1870 US census, Arlington, Van Buren, Michigan Family Number 240, Lane.
    Census 1880 
    1880 Lane - Lanphear.
    1880 Lane - Lanphear.
    1880 US census, Arlington, Van Buren, Michigan, enumeration district 11, Family Number 206, Lane - Lanphear.
    Military Service Civil War, Union Army Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Company C 4th Michigan Calvery. 
    Edward Lane 4th Michigan Cav.
    Edward Lane 4th Michigan Cav.
    Edward J Lane, 4th Michigan Cavalry. Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861 - 1865, Ihling Bros. & Everard; Stationers, Printers, and Publishers; Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1900. Page 87.
    Edward J Lane Enlistment.
    Edward J Lane Enlistment.
    He enlisted at Lawrence, Van Buren, Michigan on 6 August 1862 for 3 years or the duration the war. He mustered into Company “C”, 4th Regiment Michigan, Calvary, under Captain Thomas W. Melcher and, Colonel R. H. G. Minty.

    The Regiment took part in engagements at Stanford, Oct 14; Gallatin, Nov. 8; Lebanon, Nov 9; Rural Hill, Nov 15; Bairds Mills, Nov 30; Hollow Tree Gap, December 4; Wilson Creek December 11 – 21; Franklin, December 12; Lavergne, December 26; Jefferson, December 27 Nashville Pike, Nov 30; Stone River, December 31st.

    In 1863 the regiment took part in engagements at Lavergne, January 1; Manchester, January 5; Harpeth, January 12; Cumberland Shoals, January 13; Bradyville, January 21; Woodbury, January 22; Rover, January 31; Charlotte, Feby 6; Auburn, Feby 19; Liberty, Feb 20; Unionville, March 4; Thompson’s Sta., March 9; Rutherford, March 10; Duck River, March 11; Prosperity, April 2; Snow Hill, April 4; McMinnville, April 21; Stakesville, April 22; Alexandria, April 23; Wartrace, April 29, June 3; Middletown, May 22; Versailes, June 10; Cherry Valley, June 16; Shelbyville, June 27; Hickory Creek, July 4; Tullahoma, July 5; Rock Island, August 2; Sparta, August 9; Sperry’s Mills, August 17; Smith’s Cross Roads, August 21, Sept 16; Reeds Bridge, Sept 18; Chickamauga, Sept 19 – 20; Rosswell, Sept 22; Cottonport, Sept 30; Hill Creek, Oct 3; McMinnville, Oct 4; Chattanooga, Nov 17; Mission Ridge, Nov 25; Cleveland, December 12th.

    In 1864 the regiment took part in engagements at Tunnel Hill, January 28; Farmers Bridge, May 16; Arundel, May 16; Kingston, May 18; Dallas, May 24; Villa Rica, May 26; Lost Mountain, May 27; Big Shanty, June 9; McAffee Cross Roads, June 11; Noonday Creek, June 19 – 23; Latimers Mills, June 20; Kenesaw, June 27; Rosswell, July 4, Sept 26; Lebanon Mills, July 14; Stone Mt., July 18; Covington, July 22; Flat Rock, July 27 – 8; Atlanta, August 1 – 14; Fair Oaks, August 19; Jonesboro, August 19; Lovejoy Sta., August 20; Sweetwater, Oct 2; Moses Creek, Oct 3; Lost Mt, Oct 5; New Hope, Oct 7; Stilesboro, Oct 11; Rome, Oct 12; Blue Pond, Oct 21st.

    In 1865 the regiment took part in engagements at Selma, April 2; Double Bridges, April 18; Macon. On May 9th they were present at the capture of Jefferson Davis.

    He was discharged at Detroit 10 July 1865. He was a member of GAR Post Wadsworth, Chapter Number 49, Lawrence, Van Buren, Michigan.

    The regiment was formed with 1,233 men. over the course of the war an additional 984 men joined, for a total of 2,217. Of that number, 3 officers and 48 enlisted men died as a result of battle. Two officers and 341 enlisted men died from disease.
    Edward J Lane Civil War Pension.
    Edward J Lane Civil War Pension.
    Edward J Lane Civil War Pension.
    Service of the 4th Michigan Cavalry.
    Service of the 4th Michigan Cavalry.
    Excerpted from History of Berrien and Van Buren counties, Michigan. Authored and published by, D. W. Ensign & co, Philadelphia, 1880
    Edward J Lane Service Records.
    Edward J Lane Service Records.
    Edward J Lane Service Records.
    The Capture of Jefferson Davis.
    The Capture of Jefferson Davis.
    Orders to pursue Confederate President Jefferson Davis were initiated by the U.S. War Department largely because at the time it was assumed he was complicit in the assassination of President Lincoln. A $100,000 reward was promised for anyone who could bring in the president and his aides. On May 9th the 1st Wisconsin and 4th Michigan Cavalries surrounded his camp. In his his haste to escape he grabbed his wife's overcoat. It didn't take long before the story expanded to the point that he was said to be dressed as a woman which, is the view taken in this Currier & Ives print.
    Died 21 Dec 1899  Van Buren County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Van Buren, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Edward J Lane
    Edward J Lane
    Edward J Lane
    Edward J Lane
    Edward J Lane
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    Edward J Lane
    Edward J Lane
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I2811  Nagel
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2016 

    Father Zebina Lane, Sr,   b. 1 Feb 1788, Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Polly Sykes,   b. 3 Jan 1792,   d. 3 Aug 1858, Copenhagen, Lewis, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Sep 1814  Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7240  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Mrs Eliza A Lane,   b. 31 Oct 1827, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1856, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Jay J Lane,   b. 18 Jul 1856, Lawrence, Van Buren, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1935, Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F9311  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Eliza C Gates,   b. 31 Oct 1827, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1856, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 23 May 1858  Arlington, Van Buren, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hattie Lane,   b. Abt 1860
    Documents
    Edward J Lane - Eliza C Gates - Marriage
    Edward J Lane - Eliza C Gates - Marriage
    Edward J Lane - Eliza C Gates - Marriage
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F1171  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Maria T Stearns,   b. 20 Mar 1842, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1893, Lawrence, Van Buren, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1876  Van Buren County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Edward J Lane Marriage.
    Edward J Lane Marriage.
    Edward J Lane Marriage to Maria T Stearns.
    Children 
    +1. Gertrude Eliza Lane,   b. 3 Nov 1877, Lawrence, Van Buren, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1949, Mattawan, Van Buren, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +2. Glen Edward Lane,   b. 5 Dec 1887, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1968, Arlington, Van Buren, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F1953  Group Sheet