James Lanier, Sr.

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James Lanier, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Brunswick County, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Pitt Co., 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, Jr.; Lydia Lanier and 6 others
Brother of Elizabeth "Eliza" Washington Croft / Burch / Massey; Thomas Lanier, Sr.; Arthur Lanier; Sampson Lanier, Jr.; Richard Lanier and 1 other

Managed by: William Chandler Lanier Jr.
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About James Lanier, Sr.

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, Sr.'s Timeline

1724
November 11, 1724
Brunswick County, Virginia, United States
1742
1742
Age 17
Brunswick, VA, USA
1747
1747
Age 22
1749
1749
Age 24
1750
February 2, 1750
Age 25
Southampton, VA, USA
1753
1753
Age 28
1754
1754
Age 29
1756
October 22, 1756
Age 31
Brunswick County, Virginia, United States
1761
October 18, 1761
Age 36
Brunswick Co Virginia
1764
1764
Age 39