Thomas Lane, of Jamestown

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Thomas Lane

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Long Bennington, Newark, Lincolnshire, England
Death: January 3, 1709 (78)
Surry, VA, USA
Place of Burial: Surry, Surry, VA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Lane; Richard Lane and Alice Carter
Husband of Elizabeth Jones Lane and Elizabeth Lucas
Father of Col. Joseph Lane; Thomas Lane, Jr.; Drewsiller Lane; Garrett Lane; Faith Lane and 4 others
Brother of Samuel Carter Lane

Managed by: Marsha Gail Veazey
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About Thomas Lane, of Jamestown

From Thomas LANE of Jamestown, VA.


1. Thomas LANE Sr. was born about 1634 in , (VA/England). He died on 3 Jan 1709 in , Surry Co., Va and was buried about 1709 in , Surry Co., Va., Will proved.

He was married to Elizabeth (unknown) JONES (she was previously married to a Mr. JONES, they had a daughter named Elizabeth JONES) about 1661 in , VA.

Thomas LANE Sr. and Elizabeth had the following children:

  1. Thomas JR. LANE.
  2. Joseph Sr. LANE.


In a Land Deed signed by his son Joseph LANE Sr, it states that: "Deed from Joseph Lane and Julian his wife of Isle of Wight County, Sept. 4, 1710, to Thomas Lane, of Surrey County 200 acres given me by my father (Thomas Lane, patent 1682) in his last will and testament (father Thomas Lane, patent 1682). Signed, Joseph Lane (Ielian) Julian Lane

"Sealed in red wax. Wit: Thomas Hart, Mary Hart, Thomas Lane Jr. The witnesses Thomas and Mary Hart were the son in-law and daughter of Richard & Eliz. Washington- his will Nov. 9, 1724, Surrey Co." (Ref. Surrey County Deed Book 5, page 37) This can be found on Microfilm at the Family History Center called" General History of the LANES of NC and GA."

There is some refrences that state Thomas LANE SR. was the son of John LANE who married the daughter of Robert BIRD, John had sons Robert, Thomas and John, however more research needs to be done.


Some trees have him as the son of Richard Lane, of Lawnes Creek & Alice Lane without supporting evidence.

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Thomas Lane, of Jamestown's Timeline

October 25, 1630
Long Bennington, Newark, Lincolnshire, England
Age 31
Long Bennington, Lincolnshire, , England
Age 31
Surry Co., VA
Age 32
Long Bennington, Lincolnshire, , England
Age 39
Surry, Virginia, United States
Age 44
James City County (Surry Co formed 1652 from James City Co.), Virginia
January 3, 1709
Age 78
Surry, VA, USA
Surry County, Virginia