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Col. Joseph Lane, Sr. (b. 1665, d. 1758)Joseph Lane, Sr. (son of Thomas Lane, Sr. and Elizabeth Jones Shepherd) was born 1665 in Jamestown, Surry Co., VA, and died 1758 in Halifax, Edgecombe Co., NC.He married Julian Jarrell on Bef. 1706 in Surry, VA, daughter of Thomas Jarrell and Margaret Knight.
Notes for Joseph Lane, Sr.:
Military service: Battle of Kings Mountain. Vestryman of St. Matthew Parrish; High Sheriff Of Edge County, North Carolina. Lived in Bertie, Halifax, Edgecomb Counties North Carolina.
Heather W. Bowers McDonough, GA "The Hills of Wilkes County, Ga. and Allied Families" by Lodowick Johnson Hill, Vol. 2.Micro Film at the Family History Library in SLC., Utah, called: "General History of the Lanes of N.C. and Ga."
The first mention of Joseph is on the militia list of 1687. (VA Col. Rec., 2:101-3).Joseph was listed as a titheable in Surry Co. VA in 1688, 1694, 1698, and1702.BET. 1702 - 1710 Moved to Isle of Wright Co., Virginia.Moved from VA to Halifax, NC.Lived in Albermarle County, NC.
16 Jun 1714 patented 1400 acres (part of Granville Grants) in Isle of Wright Co.Isle of Wight County, Virginia Deeds 1647-1719, Court Orders 1693-1695, and Guardian Accounts 1740-1767. W. L. Hopkins. 1993. GEN-N-DEX, Richmond, VA. p. 161.Isle of Wight County Deeds, Wills... Great Book Vol. 2. 1715-1726, p. 265
21 May 1717... Joseph Lane and wife, Jelline Lane, to John Howell... 200 acres (being part of a patent for 1400 acres granted to said Joseph Lane and Thomas Jarrell on 16 jun 1714) on the south side of Nottoway River at Tuckwathunto Swamp and bounded by Wolf Pit Branch and Popes Branch. WitL Arthur Smith and Thomas Smith Rec. 22 Jun 1719Joseph LaneJelline (x) Lane
Southside Virginia Families, Vol. 2. J. B. Boddie. 1956. (1999). p. 293
"Joseph Lane of Isle of Wight and Jilian, his wife, for valuable consideration sell to Thomas Lane of Surry 200 acres given me by my father in his last will, co-heir of the aforesaid Thomas Lane, half of a patent of 400 acres bearing date of 1682." 5 Sept. 1710
In the Name of God Amen. I Joseph Lane of the County and Parish of Edgecomb in the Province of North Carolina being thro' the abundant Mercy and Goodness of God, tho' weak in Body, yet of a sound and perfect Understanding and Memory, do constitute this my last Will and Testament, and desire it may be reciev'd by all as such (Imprimus,) I most humbly bequeath my soul to God, my Maker, beseeching his most gracious Acceptance of it, through the all Sufficiant Merits and Mediation of my most compassionate Redeemer Jesus Christ, who gave himself to be an Attonement for my Sins, and is able to save, to (uttmost?) all that unto God by him, Seeing he ever liveth to make Intercession for him, and who I trust will not reject me, a reforming penitent sinner, when I come to him for Mercy; in this hope and Confidence I render up my Soul with Comfort, humbly beceeching the most blessed and glorious Trinity, One God most holy, most mercifull and gracious, to prepare me for the Time of my Dessolution, and then to take me to himself into that peace and Rest, and Incomparable Felicity, which he has prepared for all and fear his holy Name, Amen, blessed be God. Imprimis, I give my Body to the Earth, from whence it was Taken, in full Assurance of its Resurrection from thence at the last Day; as for my Burial, I desire it my be decent, without pomp or State, at the descretion of my Executors hereafter named, who I doubt not will manage it with all requisite Prudence. As to my worldly Estate, I will and positively order, that all my Debts be first paid.
Item I give my brother William Lane the plantation whereon I do now live and all the Land agoining there to I say to him his Heirs and Assigns for Ever, and also the Land whereon William Grissum now lives, I give to the said William Lane his Heirs and Assigns for ever, I also give and bequeth to William Lane Eighteen head of Cattle on the Manner Plantation, also all my [Love? Lone? Sone?] and [sign?] on the Manner Plantation, and also all my Household Furniture Except such as Shall be hereafter mentioned, and also I Give to my Brother William Lane the Five following Negroes that is say, Tom, Cate, King, Annaca, Mingo, I say Given to him his Heirs and Assigns for ever
Item I Give my Negroe Boy Ploughman to my Brother [Gerrit? Hewit?] Lane to him his Heirs and Assigns for ever, and also I Lend the labour of my Negroes Jack and Cleony to my Father During his natural life and his Decese to return to my Brother William Lane and his Heirs assigns for ever
Item I give and bequeath to Winefred Lane my Negroe Girl Vilet on Condition that the said Winefred Lane Delvers up anon Twenty pound that then the sd. wench shall belong to the sd. Winefred Lane her Heirs Assigns for ever
Item I give and bequeath to my sister Fath Bynum my Negroe Woman Destiny to her and her Heirs for ever and my Desire is that all my Hogs and Cattle besids what has been before mentioned to be sold to pay my Debts, further more my will and Desire is that my Negroe Woman Affrica can be saved without being sold to pay Debts that than my Will and Desire is that my Sister Drewsiller Bryant shall have the said Wench, her and her Heirs Assigns for ever, Item I Give and bequeath to my loving kinswoman Mary McKinnie the Bed & Furniture whereon I now lie to her and her Heirs and Assigns for ever
I do hereby make null and Void all other Wills by me before made I do ordain this my last Will and Testament
I do also appoint John Bradford and Henry Pope hole and sole Executors of this my last Will and Testament In witness where of I have hereunto set my hand seal this 6th day of December 1757
Jos Lane ---TestBenjan. Merryman, Barnabas Lane, David D D ( his mark) Dickson
Edgecombe County November Court 1758
The Within Will was in Open Court Exhibited on Oath by the Exors. therein Named and proved by the Oaths of Benjamin Merryman and Barnabas Lane, & the said Exors. at the same time Refusing to take upon them the Admon thereof. Therefore Admon with the Will Annex'd was granted (on Mocon [motion?]) to William Lane [illegible] eldest brother of the Residuary Legatee to the sd. Decedd. & he having given Bond so as the Law directs, it is thereupon Order'd to be Certify'd
Test. Jos. Montfort, C.C.
[Handwritten on side of document: Recorded in the [illegible] office in Book No. 10 Page 143 [193?]]
Abstracts of the Wills of Edgecombe County, North Carolina, 1733-1856. R. S. Williams and M. G. Griffin. 1956. Dixie Letter Services, Rocky Mount, North Carolina. p. 199
Joseph Lane's will was recorded Dec. 6, 1757, and probated November 1758.
In a Land Deed signed by his son Joseph Lane Sr. it states that "Deed from Joseph Lane and Julian his wife of Isle of Wight County, Sept. 4, 1710, to Thomas Lane, of Surrey County 200 acres given by my father, Thomas Lane, patent 1682, in his last will and testament.Signed, Joseph Lane, Julian Lane.From Bob Lilley file at LaneThosDesc in My Documents:
2.General History of the Lanes of Virginia, North Carolina, George, Texas.
3.Merle Kingsbery Woodward, "General History of the Lanes of Virginia, North Carolina, George, Texas]," 1961-1965, unpublished.
4.General History of the Lanes of Virginia, North Carolina, George, Texas.
5.Merle Kingsbery Woodward, "General History of the Lanes of Virginia, North Carolina, George, Texas]," 1961-1965, unpublished.
More About Joseph Lane, Sr.:
Burial: Unknown, Halifax Co., NC.
Died 2: 1752
More About Joseph Lane, Sr. and Julian Jarrell:
Marriage: Bef. 1706, Surry, VA.
Children of Joseph Lane, Sr. and Julian Jarrell are:
- +Joseph Lane, Jr., b. January 01, 1709/10, Jamestown, Isle of Wight, VA, d. August 29, 1776, Roanoke River, Halifax Co., NC.