OHIO GENEALOGY EXPRESS

A Part of Genealogy Express

 

Welcome to
Pickaway County, Ohio
History & Genealogy

 

BIOGRAPHIES

History of Pickaway County
and Representative Citizens
Edited and Compiled by
Hon. Aaron R. Van Cleaf
Circleville, Ohio
Publ. 1906

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

D. A. LANE, a representative agriculturist of Scioto township, and a member of the board of directors of the County Infirmary, resides on his finely improved far of 190 acres.  Mr. Lane was born in Scioto township, Pickaway County, Ohio, Jan. 29, 1841, and is a son of John Wesley and Sarah (McCord) Lane.
    
The parents of Mr. Lane was born natives of Virginia.  The father was born in the vicinity of Richmond, while the mother was born in Albemarle County.  In 1835 they came to Pickaway County, Ohio, where the father became a prosperous farmer, reared a large family and died on his own land.  Seven of his children died in infancy; those who reached maturity were: Franklin, Sarah Virginia and John, Monroe, all deceased; Lucy Ann, widow of James Curry, residing in Franklin County, Ohio; James M. of Canada; and D. A., the subject of this sketch.
     D. A. Lane was reared on his father's farm and obtained his education in the log schoolhouses in its vicinity.  With the exception of two years spent in Madison township, Mr. Lane has passed his whole life in Scioto township and nearly all of this period has been spent in farming and stock-raising and feeding hogs, having a preference for the Chester White variety, and feeds about 100 a year for the market.  For some 12 years he has done an extensive business in selling stock, shipping to Buffalo, Pittsburg and Philadelphia.  His farm is worth a great deal of money, the land being exceedingly valuable and the improvements being of a most substantial character.
     In March, 1861, Mr. Lane was married to Mary Wheeler, who is a daughter of Benjamin Wheeler, one of the early settlers of Madison township, where he became a large farmer and man of substance.  Mr. and Mrs. Lane have nine living children, as follows:  Sarah E., who is the wife of J. L. Martin, a merchant at Commercial Point; George W., who is in business at Ashville; B. L., at home; John V., in business at Ashville; Charles, a resident of Columbus; D. R. and William, who are in business at Orient; and Mary and Grace, both at home.
     As a member of the board of directors of the County Infirmary, Mr. Lane performs many public duties, being a man of principle.  He takes an interest in all things pertaining to the welfare of his neighborhood and gives liberal support to home enterprises.  He belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
Source:  History of Pickaway County, Ohio and Representative Citizens, Edited and Compiled by Hon. Aaron R. Van Cleaf. Circleville, Ohio - Publ. 1906 - Page 735
 


 

CLICK HERE to Return to
PICKAWAY COUNTY, OHIO
INDEX PAGE
CLICK HERE to Return to
OHIO GENEALOGY EXPRESS
INDEX PAGE
FREE GENEALOGY RESEARCH is My MISSION
GENEALOGY EXPRESS
This Webpage has been created by Sharon Wick exclusively for Ohio Genealogy Express  2008
Submitters retain all copyrights