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 *If you connect to the Baker family of Frederick Co., MD who moved by 1810 to Washington Co., PA, please contact the webmaster.  I need help connecting my Bakers into the correct line.

 

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Jan. 31, 1820, page unknown:
"List of Letters Remaining at the Post Office at West Middletown on Dec. 31, 1819 - [not a complete list] -
Joseph Lan* [Lane ?] 

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., __date?____, page unknown:
"Local Affairs -
The Rumor on the streets this ____ that James A. Lane assessor ____ ward had been killed by a ___ B. & O. railroad is without _____." [probably says without merit]


Article from The Washington Pa. Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Sept. 20, 1876, page unknown: Ad - Lane and Fetherlin - Realtors, Insurers

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., July. 23, 1891, page unknown:
"Around Canonsburg - Constable Lane of Washington was in town yesterday on business."

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Jan. 18, 1929, p. 19:
"J. M. Lane Real Estate & Ins. - 144 Washington Trust Building Phone 12."


Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Apr. 17, 1936, p. 5:
"April 11, 1936 - Wilmer Lane, Canonsburg, executor of the will of Lizzie Frances Lane, late of North Strabane township to Henderson H. Horr, et ux, same place, a lot fronting 117.58 feet on State Highway Route 108, North Strabane township."


Horn Papers, Vol. III by W. F. Horn
John Lane, Buffalo Twp. # 55 - 2 sections of land
John Lane, Blaine Twp., # 54

 

 

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None of these are related to the descendants of Rev. Daniel Lane, to my knowledge.]

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., June 20, 1893, page unknown:
"J. T. Lane, traveling passenger agent for the B. & O. railroad, was a Washington visitor Monday morning."

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., July 22, 1891, page unknown:
"J. T. Lane, traveling agent for the B. & O., was in town Tuesday evening."

Article from The Daily Evening Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Sept. 14, 1887, page unknown:
"West Middletown - Will Lane returned from a two weeks' visit among friends in the vicinity of Bentleyville Tuesday. He expects to return to Pittsburgh in a few days."
[NOTE: Is Will related to descendants of Rev. Daniel Lane branch.]


Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Sept. 5, 1878, page unknown:
Division of Washington - Registry Assessor - James Lane [not ours]
"The Fourth Ward will be that part of town south of Beau street and east of Main. The election will be held at the residence of Mrs. Lane, East Wheeling street."

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Jan. 18, 1929, p. 19:
Advertisement - J. M. Lane Real Estate & Ins. 144 Washington Trust Building Phone 12

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., July 23, 1891, page unknown:
"Around Canonsburg - Constable Lane of Washington was in town yesterday on business."


Horn Papers Vol. III by W. F. Horn - John Lane, Buffalo Twp., #55

-2 sections of land, John Lane, Blaine Twp


Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Jan. 31, 1820, page unknown:
"List of Letters Remaining at the Post Office at West Middletown, Pa. on Dec. 31, 1819 - Joseph Lane " [NOTE: this is probably Joseph of the West Middletown Lanes]


Western Historical Society Obituary File -
Lane, Verna Wilkens d. Mar. 26, 1946, Wilkensburg, Pa. 
H. B. Wilkens, John Collection, Leaf 4
Lane, William J. d. July 7, 1976 - ex-Senator Lane dies age 71
Democratic Whip 8 yrs. 1961-1969
Did not seek re-election due to ill health.
Was he the Lane that the Lane-Bane Bridge, on Rt. 40, Brownsville, Pa. named for?  [Grandma wrote next to this question - yes.]

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Feb. 22, 1883, page unknown:
Spring Elections - constable James A. Lane

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., May 13, 1936, page unknown: (not complete article)
Deeds - Don S. Lane

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Feb. 13, 1936, p. 13: (not complete article)
For Sale - J. M. Lane 


Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Mar. 24, 1936, p. 11: (not complete article)
Deeds - Mar. 21, 1936 - Don S. Lane to Raymond A. Ross

Newspaper Clippings Vol. II  (Citizen's Library file) 
- Paul F. Lane d. Oct. 13, 1920 [not ours]

 

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