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Hester Ann Cotney Laney
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Birth: May 18, 1838
Death: Apr. 25, 1921

"The LaFayette Sun" - May 23, 1906:

A Birthday Dinner.

A birthday dinner was given at Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Laney’s May 13th, by their sons and daughter. Those present in the a.m. were: Mr. W. H. Laney and three children; Mr. W. D. Fant, wife and children; Mr. D. M. Laney, wife and children; Mr. W. A. Wood, wife and 6 children; Mr. J. D. Laney, wife and 5 children; Mrs. Rebecca Pitts; Mr. James Laney and wife; Mr. W. H. Granberry and two daughters, Misses Bertha and Lula; Mrs. Margaret (no last name given). Refreshments were served at dinner. In the afternoon more guests were invited. They were as follows: Mr. W. M. Allen and wife; Mr. Anderson Allen, wife and three children. Mrs. D. R. Laney enjoyed her 69th birthday and the guests left full of gladness.

- Written by Esther Laney, aged 12. Truett, Ala.
1860 Chambers County, (Northern Div. - Round Hill) AL Census:


David R. Laney 27M Farmer R$400 P$300 Born GA
Wm. H. Laney 1M Born AL
Allen Carlisle 36M Farm Laborer Born GA
1870 Chambers County, (Milltown) AL Census:


David Lainy 40M Farmer P$250 Born GA
HESTER ANN LAINEY 30F Keeping House Born GA
Hamill Lainy 11M Born AL
James D. Lainy 9M Born AL
Mary Lainy 5F Born AL
John M. Lainy 2M Born AL
1880 Chambers County, (Milltown) AL Census:


David Lany 47M Farming Born GA
HESTER LANY 43F Wife Keeping House Born AL
David Lany 19M Son Working on Farm Born AL
William H. Lany 21M Son Farming Born AL
Mary M. E. Lany 14F Daughter
John M. Lany 12M Son Born AL
Daniel M. Lany 10M Son Born AL
Hester A. Lany 8F Daughter Born AL
Sarah E. Lany 4F Daughter Born AL
Malissa E. Lany 46F Sister Born AL
Charles Hodnette 13M (Black) Working on Farm Born
1900 Chambers County, (Milltown) AL Census:


David R. Laney 68M Farmer Born Dec. 1831 in GA
HETTIE LANEY 63F Wife Born May 1837 in AL (Mother of 7 children; 7 living)
1910 Chambers County, (Milltown) AL Census:


Will D. Fant 39M Farmer Born AL
Hester Fant 37F Wife Born AL (Mother of 10 children; 5 living)
Nannie Fant 14F Daughter Farm Laborer Born AL
Olin Fant 12M Son Farm Laborer Born AL
Nettie Fant 9F Daughter Farm Laborer Born AL
Dave Laney 78M Boarding Born GA
HETTIE LANEY 72F Boarder Born AL
1920 Chambers County, (Milltown) AL Census:


William Fant 49M Farmer Born AL
Hester Fant 46F Wife Born AL
Nettie Fant 18F Daughter Born AL
HESTER LANEY 82F Mother-in-law Born GA
Family links: 
  William Sampson Cotney (1812 - 1877)
  Mary Eveline Funderburk Cotney (1816 - 1898)
  David Robert Laney (1831 - 1914)
  Hester Laney Fant (1872 - 1938)*
  Hester Ann Cotney Laney (1838 - 1921)
  William Arnold Cotney (1845 - 1924)*
  John Isaac Cotney (1855 - 1900)*
*Calculated relationship
"She was the sunshine of our home"
Mountain Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Churchwell
Record added: Mar 31, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107616838
Hester Ann <i>Cotney</i> Laney
Added by: Churchwell
Hester Ann <i>Cotney</i> Laney
Added by: Churchwell
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