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Descendants of NIcholas Lanier (1540-1611/12)

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  • Thomas Lanier (1720 - 1801)
    Notes for Thomas Lanier: DAR A 069109 for NC. from research of Wendy Pitre Roostan at - Lunenburg Co. formed 1746 from Brunswick Co. His land was in that part. - Elected 5 May 1746 - One of the f...
  • Lewis Lanier, Major (1753 - 1839)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA (Soldier). DAR Ancestor # A069095 Lewis Lanier was born 1753 (some report 1756) in Brunswick County, VA, according to his release August 22, 1774 b...
  • Nicholas Lanier (1715 - 1792)
    DAR Patriot # A069107 for VA. Patriotic Service
  • Elizabeth LANIER (1818 - d.)

Nicholas "The Elder" Lanier was born Abt. 1540 in Rouen, France and died Jan. 28, 1611/12 in Rochester, E. Greenwich, England. Rochester is a town and former city in Kent, England.

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To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Lanier family, from earliest origins to near modern times.

Overview

The Lanier were Protestants and left France to escape abuse and exploitation. They were Huguenots to London, and the records of the Huguenot Society of London have them well-recorded. Having been naturalized Englishmen for three generations, they are Huguenots to London, rather than Huguenots to America. LANIER descendants are eligible for Huguenot Society membership.

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Resources

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/r/e/Ben-R-Brewer-1/PDFGENE2.pdf

http://www.mindspring.com/~wdlanier/lem.html

http://genforum.genealogy.com/lanier/

http://www.annebabin.com/laniergenealogy.htm

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~fairbanks/lanier/history.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lanier_family_tree

http://pegstersfamilytree.com/b5199.htm

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