JAMES LANE LAND AND ESTATE RECORDS
- 1710- Edward Lane died
leaving son William, 13 years old, son Samuel,
11 years old, and son
James 4 years old. Trustees took
over the estate. In his will Edward left his son James 250 acres on Skippack Creek with
a mill he had built on the Creek. This land was adjacent to James' brother William Lane.
Edward also left James 5 acres of Meadow Land within the portion he had left to Samuel
1730- Mortgage Book 1724 Page
349 of the General Loan Company shows that 11 Mar 1730 (NS)
James Lane of Providence on Perkeoming Twp., Phila. Co., Yeoman,
mortgaged for 97 pounds, 10 shillings 335 acres of improved land in
Providence Twp, Phila. Co. The record also shows no record of the
mortgage having been paid. What this record, unfortunately, did
not include was that 85 acres of the 335 was the land
of James’ brother William that had been added to the
250 that James owned. There is no extant record of the
transaction that caused the extra 85 acre total to be accepted in the
loan. In this same time frame Samuel Lane had purchased “from his
brother James during his lifetime” the five acre meadow left to James by
- (Guide to the Mortgages of the Federal Loan Office
of the Province of Pennsylvania, 1724-1756, compiled by James M.
Duffin, Published by the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, copyright
1995, Page 17 [uses NS 1730]; Phila. Co. Deed Book H-5:212-214 [uses OS 1729]; The
General Loan Office records use OS. 1729; Phila. Co.
Deed Book I-10:16: Samuel Lane to John Richardson, history of
- 1731- James died 23
March intestate at age 25 yrs, 4 mo., 28 dys.
Letters of administration were issued to his brother Samuel
Lane of Phila. Co. on the estate of James Lane June 15,
- (Phila. Co. Administrations 173 #65.)
- 1733- William,
a widower since 1728, died testate 13 Jan 1732/3 aged 35 yrs.
, 5 mo.; 15 days He left the remainder of his unsold land
to his only child, Edward Lane (1724-1799) when
he came of age. [of age in 1745]
- (Pennsylania Gravestone Inscriptions, "St.
James' Perkiomen." PA Vital Records, Vol. III,
Genealogical Publishing Co. pp. 316-335; Phila.
Will Book E:216.)
- 1737 3 March,
Jacob Umstatt bought the 335 acres in New Providence from The
Trustees of the General Land Office in a public land sale, no mortgage
payment on this land mortgaged by James Lane, 11 Mar
1729/30, was paid by James nor his
administrator, Samuel Lane.
- (Phila. Co. Deed Book H-4: 480-484.)
- 1746-17 June, Petition
of Moses Robeson & Christian, wife, one of the children of James
Lane, late of Co. of Phila., dec. James died many years ago,
intestate and in a short time after Adm. of the goods and chattels....
which were of said James at the time of his death were legally granted
and committed to Samuel Lane of said Co., yeoman. Considerable sum of
money came to be administered. Said Samuel has not recorded any account
of his administration before O.C. Praying for a citation for Samuel to
appear. Granted. Nov. 11, 1746: Samuel Lane appeared in person. Men
were appointed to examine his accounts.
(James Lane Estate, Phila. Co. Orphans Court Book
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