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John Lanier V. born oct 1631 in Lewisham had three wifes : First wife was
Lucrece, they had a child named Katherine who died in her crib. She was
strangled by her mom. Second wife is Miss Sampon daughter of John
Sampson.They had three children, Robert, John, Sampson. His last wife was
Sarah Edmunds, widow of William Edmunds, with a daughter Elizabeth Edmunds.
The Lanier; Brewer connection started with George Brewer born 1685 in Isle of
Wight County, Virginia marrieing Sarah Lanier born 1686 in Charles City
County, Virginia. They got married in 1705 in Surry County, Virginia. Sarah's
parents are John Lanier & Sarah Edmunds. There are no Peter Brewers listed in
the Book By Harrison.
Jodie asked about John Lanier b ca 1655 who married Sarah Edmunds.
I think the real question is whether this John Lanier even existed.
Ingersoll wrote that there was a John Lanier b ca 1655 the son of the
immigrant John Lanier. I, and other researchers, believe that these Johns
were in fact the same person.
I believe that the John Lanier who arrived in Virginia ca 1657, who married
Lucreece _____, who was involved in the 1665 inquest on the death of his
daughter, who was involved in Bacon's Rebellion in 1676, and who married
Sarah Edmunds ca 1685, the widow of William Edmunds, were the same as the
John Lanier who died in 1719.
J.B. Boddie, in Southside VA Families, believed that John Lanier the
immigrant married three times:
1) to Lucreece _____, before 1657. She was the mother of Katherine, who
died in 1665.
2) to __________, ca 1676. She was the mother of Robert b 1678, John b
1680 and Sampson b 1682.
3) to Sarah Edmunds ca 1685, the Widow of William Edmunds. Sarah was the
mother of Nicholas Lanier and Sarah Lanier.
I have not seen how Barbara Harrison handles the question of John Lanier in
In a message dated 97-06-28 23:04:05 EDT, you write:
<< John Lanier b 1655 married Sarah .Was she Sarah EDMUNDS or Sarah EDWARDS?
Nicholas Lanier b 1690
I am under the impression John & Sarah were from a 2nd marriage -- is this
correct?? Do were know the names of the two wives??
I am newer to the list and working off the info in my Aunts' "Ingersoll"
The Message below is one that can best be answered by others on the list. I
recall this being discussed in the past. Can anyone help? Lois [ List Owner ]
may have this info as she has talked to Mrs Ingersoll's daughter. But Lois is
out of the country at this time. If you can answer Ms Holdrege's question,
pls do so.
PS The list is working
<< Subj: Ingersoll/Lanier
Date: 97-06-28 22:13:54 EDT
From: sid(a)med.unc.edu (Sidney Holdrege)
I am new to the Lanier list. My aunt and I bought the last two copies of
Ingersoll book from the publisher's widow years ago. What I have never been
able to learn is where the papers of of Louise Ingersoll are located. Years
I heard her daughter had them. Has anything appeared on the Lanier list
concerning these papers? Although I know my Lanier ancestry, she has exact
birthdates for my gr-gr-grandfather, Joseph Heath Lanier, and his siblings
which I would infer a Bible record exists but with without sources cited, I
in the dark.
(Ms) Sidney Holdrege
Chapel Hill, NC >>
John Lanier b 1655 married Sarah .Was she Sarah EDMUNDS or Sarah EDWARDS?
Nicholas Lanier b 1690
Did Nicholas Lanier of 1690 have a daughter Letitia Lanier who married
Our list has been Quiet. Or, is our list working?
How is our connection for publishing costs, info, etc. on the Ingersoll book
There was much comment, praise, & interest in the new LANIER book out of
California, I would like to see someone share the ancestral info on Nicholas
& Lucreece. Any interest?
The Lanier List is one of the best. Let's not be complacent.
What do we need to do to get the Ingersoll book published? Any Comments?
I'll try to help & I know a lot of others will do so.
That sounds like a doable thing on every bodies part. Everybody on the list
could submit a page of updates and corrections. I don't think we have tooooo
many people on the list to make this an overwhelming project. johnny
Stephen, an excellent idea. With all the Lanier information available from
LDS & the original Ingersoll book & now the new Lanier book, I don't think it
possible to include generations not in the original book. I don't know anyone
that is going to spend years to put this together.
There are new programs that each of us can use if we want our own family
There are some corrections that each of us know in our own family that could
be included in the present book.
It would be a real help to just have the current book available to all.
At 10:27 AM 6/21/97 -0400, you wrote:
>I have noticed several further comments re the Ingersoll book on the Lanier
>May I make a suggestion? Some people have suggested that the Lanier book be
>updated. I think that is a good idea, but completely updating the book with
>source material, etc. would take a focused researcher a couple of years to
>How about this as a compromise: why don't we reprint the Ingersoll book as
>is, with a 50 page+ addendum that includes critical source material not
>included in the original, corrections and >>brief<< extensions of lines,
>Comprehensive additions to the list of descendants of John Lanier,
>immigrant, probably is not practical, as he would easily have 1 million
>plus living descendants. I'm sure the people on this list have access to
>thousands of names that aren't listed in Ingersoll, so there would have to
>be limits in how much additional data could practically be included.
>What I like about my suggestion is that it is workable, and can be started
>soon, while it still doesn't preclude an eventual new book on the
>descendants of John Lanier.
How about email references to some of the material added? Migfht be
plassible in some cases.
I have noticed several further comments re the Ingersoll book on the Lanier
May I make a suggestion? Some people have suggested that the Lanier book be
updated. I think that is a good idea, but completely updating the book with
source material, etc. would take a focused researcher a couple of years to
How about this as a compromise: why don't we reprint the Ingersoll book as
is, with a 50 page+ addendum that includes critical source material not
included in the original, corrections and >>brief<< extensions of lines,
Comprehensive additions to the list of descendants of John Lanier,
immigrant, probably is not practical, as he would easily have 1 million
plus living descendants. I'm sure the people on this list have access to
thousands of names that aren't listed in Ingersoll, so there would have to
be limits in how much additional data could practically be included.
What I like about my suggestion is that it is workable, and can be started
soon, while it still doesn't preclude an eventual new book on the
descendants of John Lanier.
I just recieved my copy of Barbara Harrison's book. It is GREAT. I wish I had
Louise's book to compare with. I would be intrested in even a photocopy of
the origanal book, just to have as a referance source. Any one willing to
copy theirs ?
Johnny Ray Lanier
It has been very quiet all of a sudden - or have I missed posts?
What is the status of the book?
Also - what was the final decision on the line of descent from
Nicholas to Robert, b. 1674?
I already have the Lanier book by Louise Ingersoll, but would be
interested in submitting material if there is any update. The
information on my ancestor, George W. Lanier, and his son, Paschal
Lanier is inacurate and needs attention.
If the crest or coat of arms for Lanier is available, how do I get
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