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Sarah Lane (White)

Birthdate: (68)
Birthplace: Nequasset, ME, USA
Death: Died in Woodstock, Connecticut, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John White, of Maine and Mary White
Wife of James Lane and James Lane, of Lanes Island
Mother of John Lane; James Lane; Samuel Lane; Job Lane; Ann Bray (Lane) and 2 others
Sister of John White, of Sheepscot; Paul White, of Milton; David White, of Kennebec; Peter White, of Milton; unknown Farrington and 2 others
Half sister of Capt. John Phips, of Sheepscot; Margaret Andrews; Sir William Phips, Colonial Governor of Massachusetts; Phips and James? Phips

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About Sarah Lane

Sarah White

  • Birth: about 1659, of Kennebec township, Maine
  • Parents: John White (d bef 1704); Mary
  • Married: James Lane

Inherited land from father that was of Bateman & Brown with J. Phips.

"There is alot of confusion about which Sarah White married which James/Joshua Lane as there appears to be records of more than one. Can anyone offer clarification?"

Children of SARAH WHITE and JAMES LANE is:

  •  i. JOHN4 LANE, b. March 26, 1684, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. In 1727, received land from mother - the same that was purchased of Bateman & Brown by White and Phips9
  • ii. SARAH LANE, b. February 6, 1684, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.



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These Children are ascribed but it doesn't work - birth dates are difficult with this proposed parentage

  • 1. John Lane, b. 1652, d. 24 Jan 1738, (All born in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, USA.)
  • 2. Elizabeth Lane
  • 3. Henry Lane, b. 1657, d. 1690
  • 4. Samuel Lane, b. 1660, d. 1724
  • 5. Job Lane, b. 1667, d. 1744
  • 6. Ann Lane, b. 1667, d. Yes, date unknown
  • 7. James Lane, b. 1669, d. 1751.


James Lane is supposed to have had a wife ANN, and certainly had a daughter by this name. He m. SARAH WHITE, daughter of John White and his wife Mary, who was the widow of James Phips. The mother Mary was mother of twenty-six children, (SIC) and the daughter Sarah was half-sister of Sir William Phipps, the royal governor of Mass. James Lane died intestate leaving six children who shared his estate.


Birth date seen as "1630 Nequasset, Maine" which is not possible for this generation (children of John White & Mary). Updated to "about 1659". September 2014

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Sarah Lane's Timeline

Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Cape Ann, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Nequasset, ME, USA
Age 6
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Age 8
Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Age 10
Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Age 42
Of Bellerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Age 68
Woodstock, Connecticut, USA