I am trying to find the parents/ancestors of my grandfather, Perry Lane. He was born in Ky.in 1851. He left Casey County, KY.,(we think alone) for Ill. where he married in 1869, and stayed.
A full brother, Sam, born in Ky. about 1850, married Malinda C. Pitman, 3-29-l871. Sam's daughter, Alice, married David Vaught 5-1-l890. A half brother, Henry, born in Missouri, in Aug. 1858, married Rebecca Pemberton 12-25-1879. Another half brother, Levi, born in Ky, in Aug.,1858, married Matilda Pemberton, 3-27-1880. Sam, Henry, and Levi were married in Casey County.
In the 1880 Census, a George Lane, 31, (born Ky.) and his wife, Nancy,26, (born in Tenn.) were living next to Levi. Listed were 4 children and mother, Roda, 75 and niece, Roda P. 16. (A George Lane and Nancy Pitman was married 4-25-1871.)
I had never heard George Lane mentioned, and I wonder what
relation to Levi he was; it looks like he could have been a brother to Levi.
If that was so, Roda was my grandfather's stepmother. We knew he was not raised by his mother, but do not know what happened to her. Any help would be appreciated. I have several Lanes listed in the Censuses of 1880-1900-1910. Also Marriages of male Lanes in Casey Co. from 1903 to 1915, and female Lane Marriages from 1830-1880. These may not be complete, but might be of some help. I have some earlier male Lane Marriages which are temporily mislaid.