Location: Yorkville Illinois

Biography of Edwin Carlos Lane

Edwin Carlos Lane, editor of one of the leading county-seat newspapers of Iowa, was born August 11, 1855, on the home farm of his maternal grandfather situated midway between Plano and Bristol Station near the main line of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad, in Little Rock township, Kendall county, Illinois. He was one of a family of three sons and one daughter whose parents were Levi Hart and Emily Jane (Kendrick) Lane. The father was born in Lewis county, New York, in 1830, and was a son of Lyman Lane, a native of Suffield, Connecticut, who was born in 1799. Our subject’s great-great-great-grandfather, L. Lane, came from Scotland to New England and was the founder of the family in the new world. Lyman Lane continued a resident of New England through the period of his early life and married Miss Nancy Hart, a daughter of the Hon. Levi Hart, who was born in Wallingford, Connecticut, in 1773, and removed to Lewis county, New York in 1798. He was an extensive farmer and figured prominently in the public life of the community in which he lived, serving his county in the New York assembly in 1818 and was for many years county judge of Lewis county. Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Lane removed from Lewis county, New York, to Kendall county, Illinois, in 1837 and the former acquired the ownership...

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Hartley, Jane R. – Obituary

Mrs. Jane R. Hartley Dies At Home Here Mrs. Jane R. Hartley died at her home in Gresham on Monday morning at 4 o’clock, after an illness lasting several months. Her age was 74 years, 3 months and 27 days. Mrs. Hartley was born in Yorkville, Illinois, September 20, 1841. Her maiden name was Jane R. Alford. She married to W. T. Hartley 56 years ago in Morris, Illinois, from where they went to Kansas, later coming to Oregon, settling in this state in 1880. They have been residents of Gresham for several years, having come here from eastern Oregon. Besides her husband she left eight living children, as follows: Mrs. S. S. Thompson, Gresham; Mrs. R. A. Stockdale and Mrs. Ben Pilcher, Walla Walla; Grace Wilson, Dayton, Washington; Nettie Mattison, Shabona, Illinois; Alfred and Roy Hartley, Wallowa, Oregon; C. B. Hartley, Elgin Oregon. One, Cora, died in infancy. The funeral will be held tomorrow at 11 o’clock from the Gresham M. E. church, Dr. Alfred Thompson officiating. Burial will be made in Mt. Scott cemetery. Gresham Outlook Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon, Tuesday, January 18, 1916 Last Earthly Rites For Mrs. Hartley     The funeral of Mrs. Jane R. Hartley, whose death was announced on Tuesday in the Outlook, took place on Wednesday from the Gresham, M. E. church. Dr. Alfred Thompson officiated. The pall bearers were George Sleret, Peter...

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