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James Lanier

Birthdate:
Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
Death: Died in Rockingham, North Carolina
Immediate Family:

Son of Sampson Lanier, Sr. and Elizabeth Lanier
Husband of Mary Lanier
Father of Henry Lanier, I; Buckner Lanier; Nathaniel Lanier; James Lanier; Lydia Lanier and 6 others
Brother of Elizabeth "Eliza" Washington Croft / Burch / Massey; Thomas Lanier; Sampson Lanier, Jr.; Arthur Lanier; Lemuel Lanier and 1 other

Managed by: William Chandler Lanier Jr.
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About James Lanier

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor # A069084

He was the first of his family to leave Virginia (in 1761) for North Carolina, where he acquired a great deal of land and became a highly respected Justice and active political leader. He was a member of the Committee of Safely, sitting at Martinsborough, Pitt County, NC, and Chairman of the Provincial Congress of 1775. An engraving of an oil portrait of James Lanier by Gilbert Stuart was given to F. Lanier Graham by his Aunt Mary Munds. Wayne D. Lanier

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James Lanier's Timeline

1724
1724
North Carolina, United States
1742
1742
Age 18
Brunswick, VA, USA
1747
1747
Age 23
1749
1749
Age 25
1750
February 2, 1750
Age 26
Southampton, VA, USA
1753
1753
Age 29
1754
1754
Age 30
1756
1756
Age 32
1761
October 18, 1761
Age 37
Brunswick Co Virginia
1764
1764
Age 40