Lanier, Hankins, Hopkins & Taylor Families

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Nathaniel LANIER
(1749-1795)
Mary
James LANIER
(ca 1785-bet. 1850/1860)
Polly SMITH
(ca 1793-bet. 1860/1870)
William Washington "Buck" LANIER
(1813-1892)

 

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Charlotte T. JACKSON

William Washington "Buck" LANIER
  • Born: 15 March 1813, Jasper County, Georgia 2417,2418
  • Marriage: Charlotte T. JACKSON on 22 October 1835 in Meriwether County, Georgia 2416
  • Died: 11 February 1892, Fredonia, Chambers County, Alabama at age 78 2417,2419
  • Buried: New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, Fredonia, Chambers County, Alabama 2417,2420
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  More Information:

1820 United States Federal Census, James Lanier household, Jasper County, Georgia 2421: William appears to be included in his father's household as a male under 10 years old.

1830 United States Federal Census, James Lanier household, Meriwether County, Georgia 2422: William appears to be included in his father's household as a male age 15-20.

1840 United States Federal Census, William W. Lanier household, Randolph County, Alabama 2423: William was listed as head of a household containing 2 m <5 [James and Jeff], 1 m 20-30 [William], 1 f 5-10 [unknown], 1 f 10-15[unknown], 1 f 15-20 [Charlotte - although she was abt. 22 in 1840]. William and Charlotte had been married for 5 years and only have 2 sons (that are listed in a family Bible) so the 2 young girls are unknown.

Not Found in Census: William has not been located in the 1850 census even though he was almost certainly living in or around Randolph County, Alabama. He was in Randolph County in 1840 and 1860.

1860 United States Federal Census, William W. Lanier household, Rock Mills, Randolph County, Alabama 2348: William, Charlotte and nine of their children (James, Jefferson, William, Joseph, Mary, Sarah, Melissa, Susie and Fannie) were living together. William was listed as a farmer, age 45, born in Georgia. He owned property valued at $500.

1870 United States Federal Census, William Lanier household, Fredonia, Chambers County, Alabama 2424: William, Charlotte and six of their children (Mary, Sarah, Melissa, Susan, Fannie and George) were living together. William was listed as a farmer, age 56, born in Georgia.

1880 United States Federal Census, William Lanier household, Hickory Flat, Chambers County, Alabama 2425: William, Charlotte and their son, George, were living together. Their daughter, Sarah Proctor and her family were living next to them. William was listed as a farmer, age 65, born in Georgia.

Conflicting Death Information: The date of death on William's headstone [11 Feb 1892] conflicts with this date listed in the family Bible of his grandson, William Larkin Lanier. 2426


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Grave Marker: William Washington Lanier, New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, Fredonia, Chambers County, Alabama. 2417


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Buck married Charlotte T. JACKSON, daughter of Samuel W. JACKSON and Lavinia MALONE, on 22 October 1835 in Meriwether County, Georgia.2416 (Charlotte T. JACKSON was born on 15 November 1818 in Jasper County, Georgia,2427,2428 died on 26 September 1892 in Fredonia, Chambers County, Alabama 2427 and was buried in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, Fredonia, Chambers County, Alabama 2420,2427.)




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