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Descendants of William Laine, Sr.

Generation No. 3

4. JOSEPH L.3 LAIN (THOMAS2 LAINE, WILLIAM1) was born Bet. 1756 - 1757 in Albemarel Co., Virginia, and died 13 Mar 1846 in Bradely Co., Tennessee. He married REBECCA E. BOWMAN 1775 in Amherst Co., Virginia. She was born Abt. 1755 in Albemarel Co., Virginia, and died 18 Jul 1851 in Bradely Co., Tennessee.

Notes for J
Joseph Lane, W. 1783
The data furnished herein were obtained from papers on file in the pension claim W.1783, based upon the military service of Joseph Laiin, He was pensioned as Joseph Lane.
The date and place of birth and the names of parents of Joseph Lain were not given.

While living in Amherst County, Virginia, he enlisted and served as private with the Virginia troops as follows: in the summer of 1780, two months in Captain John Jacob's Company in Colonel Taylor's Regiment and was engaged in guarding prisoners at Albemarle Barrackswhich were capatured when Burgoyue surrendered; soon afterward he served two months under Captain James "Pamplain" in Colonel Taylor's Regiment and was stationed at Albemarle Barracks; then served seven months in Captain William Tucker's Company in Colonel Dabney's Regiment; he afterward served three months in Captain John Woodrough's Company in Colonel Merriwether's Regiment; he then served four months in Captain John Wear's Company, was in the siege of Yorktown and at the surrender of Cornwallis.

He was allowed pension on his application executed September 10, 1832, at which time he was seventy-six years of age and was living in Roane County, Tennessee. His pension was $60.00 annual allowance $180.00 amount received Feb. 19, 1834.

He moved to Tennessee about 1796.
Joseph Lane died March 13, 1846.

SOURCE: Rev. War Documents of Joseph Lain, National Archives; Letter to Mrs. George B. Beaver, McMinnville, Tennessee, dated December 28, 1936.

More About J
Burial: Unknown, Lee Cemetery, Cleveland, Bradley Co., Tennessee

Notes for R
Rebecca's birth year is not clear.
On Nov. 31, 1849 she applied for widow's pension at the age of 94, that would make her birth year 1755.
If she were 104 per the 1850 census, her birth year would be 1746.
If her tombstone is correct and she died in 1851 and was 103, her birth year would be 1748.

More About R
Burial: Unknown, Lee Cemetery, Cleveland, Bradley Co., Tennessee

Marriage Notes for J
"* He seems to be the Joseph living between Valentine and John Peyton 1783--so might be ancestor of John Peyton Layne in Tennessee. (RE: Chapter "L" of Layne-Lain-Lane book)
* He and his wife sued John Snider (Jr.) 1784 and won 5 Lbs. 1786;
* Joseph was on the road gang of Allen Lavender (with Charles and Randolph and Thomas Robertson);
* He was taxable in Amherst 1791-96;
* He seems to be the Joseph who had power of attorney from Martin Miller, Halifax Co., VA, to claim a legacy (William Laine was witness);
* He emigrated to Roane Co., Tennessee (Rev. War Document says about 1796);
* In 1830 he lived on the west side of the Tennessee River in Roane Co., TN;
* In 1832 he was a witness of Thomas Robertson there (presumed brother-in-law);
* In 1840 he was in the new county of Bradley and then was 83;
* On 1 Feb. 1825 he had 160 acres of Hiwasse District, which he assigned to Dr. Person 1826;
another parcel he assigned to William Carter 11 Oct. 1838;
* Joseph applied for Rev. War pension Sept 10, 1832, at that time 76 year of age;
* He was placed on the pension roll 19 Feb. 1834;
* His widow applied for pension 3 Nov. 1849 at the age of 94;
* Benjamin Prater and Joseph Lane Jr. (age between 20-30) lived on one side of the river (according to the Roane Co. census of 1830) and Charles and Joseph Sr. lived on the other side;
* Benjamin Prater (m. Nancy Elizabeth Lane, dau. of William Laine (Waterman) who was the brother of Joseph Lain) had the ferry at that site on the river."
SOURCE: Layne-Lain-Lane Genealogy, compiled by Floyd Benjamin Layne, Pub. The Bookman Press 1962, Available from Higginson Book Company, Salem, MA.

1826 Joseph Lane Land Deed. SW Sec: 31, TWN: 1, Range 1E, Acres 160. A list of land liable to taxation in the County of Roane year 1826, Agreeable to an act of the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee passed Murfreesborough Nov. 7, 1821.
SOURCE: Pioneers of Roane Co. 1801-1830, page 133, By Mable Harvey Thornton, Rockwood, Tennessee.

Joseph's name listed in1827 Tax List, page 142; Joseph Lane, SW Sec. 31, TWN: F1, Range: 2E, Acres 160.
SOURCE: Pioneers of Roane Co. 1822-1827, page 107 and 1830, page 181. By Mable Harvey Thornton, Rockwood, Tennessee

"State of Tennessee, Roane Co. Taken up by JOSEPH LANE, living in the Hiwassee District, in the Dry Valley, a dark bay mare, supposed to be 12 or 13 years old, 15 hands and a half high, has some white on her nose, and on her left fore and left hind feet; has been cut for the swinney on the right shoulder. Appraised to $12 before James Pursley, Esq. Henry Ligget, Ranger for Roane County. Feb. 17, '30--3t."
SOURCE: Roane Co., TN Newspaper Abstracts 1808-1879 ( Obituaries, Marriages, & Other Items of Genealogical Interest) Compiled & Indexed by Robert L. Bailey 1998, Page 144.

CENSUS: 1830 US Census Roane Co., Tennessee, Census Reads as follows:
JOSEPH LAIN, Free White Males; 1 20-30 yrs, 1 70-80 yrs; Free White Females; 1 70-80 yrs.
(NOTE:) John Lain, age 30-40yrs, living on one side of Joseph, and Jordan Lain, age 40-50, living on the other side of Joseph. ( Image #45)

CENSUS: 1840 US Census Bradley Co., Tennessee, Census reads as follows:
JOSEPH LAIN, Free White Males; 1 5-10yrs, 1 10-20yrs, 1 15-20yrs, 1 50-60yrs, 1 80-90yrs; Free White Females; 1 10-15yrs, 1 15-20yrs, 1 80-90yrs. (Anderson Lain, age 20-30, and Charles Lain, age 80-90 living close by) ( Image #9)

CENSUS: 1850 US Census Bradley Co., Tennessee, 26th Subdivision, Dwelling #1573, Family #1573.
JOHN LANE, 25, farmer, Value of Real Estate owned; $2500, b. Tennessee; Josiah Lane 25, farmer, b. Tennessee; Louesia Lane 23, b. Tennessee; Thomas Lane 20, farmer, b. Tennessee; REBECCA LANE 104, b. Virginia; Beunavista Lane (female) 2, b. Tennessee.
(NOTE: William Lane 23, and family living Dwelling #1576) ( Image #225)

Children of J
5. i.   ANDERSON4 LANE, SR., b. 1782, Virginia; d. 1815, Probably in Roane Co., Tennessee.
6. ii.   POLLY LANE, b. 18 Sep 1785, Amherst Co., Virginia; d. Unknown.
  iii.   SARAH LANE, b. 05 Jun 1786, Virginia; d. Unknown; m. MR. HYTEN; b. Unknown; d. Unknown.
  iv.   JOHN LANE, b. 1794, Virginia; d. Aft. 01 May 1872, Boone Co., Arkansas; m. LILLY JANE HIGHTON, 31 Jan 1823, Roane Co., Tennessee Wit: Anderson Lane (John's brother); b. 1784, Virginia; d. Unknown.
  Notes for JOHN LANE:
John was a private in the War of 1812, Col. John Brown, Capt. Allen I. Beacon, East Tennessee Militia Inf. SOURCE:(1)Tennesseans in the War of 1812, page 301,Transcribed & Indexed by Byron & Samuel Sistler, Pub. Bryon Sistler & Assoc. Inc., Nashville, TN.
(2) Layne-Lain-Lane Genealogy, 1962, Compiled & Pub by Floyd Benjamin Layne, Available from Higginson Book Co., Salem, MA.

  More About JOHN LANE:
Residence: 30 Jun 1846, Cleveland, Tennessee

  Marriage Notes for JOHN LANE and LILLY HIGHTON:
Some Time after John and Lilly "Sally" married they moved to Carroll Co., Arkansas.
SOURCE: Layne-Lain-Lane Genealogy, compiled by Floyd Benjamin Layne, Pub. The Bookman Press 1962, Available from Higginson Book Company, Salem, MA.


CENSUS below is not this JOHN....will leave it here for ref. until I can locate the correct John. (If John was born 1794 he would be 55- 56 years old in 1850 census. John listed in the census below may be a grandson, since Rebecca is living in the household?)

CENSUS: 1850 US Census Bradley Co., Tennessee, page 250, Dwelling #1573, Family #1573
LANE, JOHN 25, farmer, $2500, b. Tennessee; Joseph Lane 25, b. Tennessee; Louesia 23, b. Tennessee; Thomas 20 b. Tennessee; REBECCA 104, widow, b. Virginia; Buenavista Lane 2, b. Tennessee. (NOTE: living in dwelling #1576, brother, William Lane and family)(

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