Lavinia "Vinea" Lanier

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Lavinia "Vinea" Lanier (Gay)

Also Known As: "Vinea"
Birthplace: Candler County, Georgia, United States
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Wife of Allen Lanier, Sr.
Mother of Mary Jones; Allen Lanier, Jr. and Rebecca Olliff

Managed by: <private> Hightower
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Immediate Family

About Lavinia "Vinea" Lanier

SEE "Timeline" for chronological order of life events including any photos and documents as available; SEE "Media" for any documents and photos included from "Timeline" as available.


Lavinia Gay was born in 1800 (a) in Georgia. She was known as "Vinea".


On November 26, 1815, Lavinia Gay married Allen Lanier in Bulloch County, GA.

They were the parents of Lenora (circa 1815), Mary (1817), Margaret (1820), Allen, Jr. (1823), William M. (1825), Elizabeth (1828), Richard (1830), Rebecca (1832), Lavinia (1834), Lewis (1837), Annie (1840) and Sarah (1844) Lanier.

Lavinia (Gay) Lanier died after 1860.

Footnotes: (a) 1850 Census indicates her age as 50.

References: U.S. Census records; Rootsweb research of Isabel, (2014); Rootsweb GAEMANUE-L Archives (2000); SEE Documents as available under “Media” or “Timeline” events

Links: Link: (contributor Isabel)

Note: Biography Overview arranged by family researcher Jim Semple, Jr., subject to additions and corrections.

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Lavinia "Vinea" Lanier's Timeline

- 1873
Georgia, United States

SEE "Documents" for copy of genealogy information included

The Joneses: Paternal Ancestors of Mollie Jones, First Generation

Emanuel County, Candler County and Bulloch County

Candler County, Georgia, United States
Age 15
Age 17
Emanuel County, Georgia, USA
March 15, 1823
Age 23
April 18, 1832
Age 32
Bulloch County, Georgia, USA