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Ora Mae Smith Lane
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Birth: May 16, 1878
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1958
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA

Ora was 80 at her death. Born in Springfield ILL. She married Frank M. Lane in ILL and later lived in MT and Casper, WY. In a Powder River local History called Echoing Footsteps put together for the MT 1977 centenial it's said that Mrs. Ellen James died in 1818 w/o a will leaving property to her two existing heirs, daughter Mrs. Ora Lane and a brother, Lewis H. Smith and Lewis relinquished his rights and interest to Mrs. Ora Lane. She made improvements on the property and ran a roadranch there which eventually became the town of Broadus MT. Believe her parents to have been Ellen Spencer, Smith, James and her father William H. Smith. Her siblings were Stephen R. and Louis H. Smith. Her obit said she had been in Seattle, WA for about 23 years. Frank Lane died in 1940. There were three sons surviving her, Orville W. Lane, Port Arthur, TX, Frank M. Lane, Seattle and Roy F. Lane, Whitehall, MT and four daughters, Mrs. Edward Speisser, Casper, WY, Mrs. Zoe Spencer, Seattle, Mrs. Philip Woellert, San Diego, and Mrs. Lee Rensch, Anchorage, five grandkids and four great-grandkids.  
 
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 Parents:
  Ellen James (1851 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Frank M Lane (1873 - 1940)
 
 Children:
  Effie Alma Lane Hill (1900 - 1938)*
  Nellie T. Lane Speisser (1903 - 1986)*
  Orville W. Lane (1903 - 1977)*
  Frank M Lane (1907 - 1962)*
  Zoe Mae Lane Spencer (1910 - 1985)*
  Patrica Florence Lane Rensch (1914 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  William E. Smith (1869 - 1871)*
  Walter Smith (1871 - 1873)*
  Ora Mae Smith Lane (1878 - 1958)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
Plot: S Harvey Lot 101 grave 1
 
Created by: Barbara Drummer
Record added: Aug 07, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6668093
Ora Mae <i>Smith</i> Lane
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- Barbara Drummer
 Added: Aug. 7, 2002
 
 
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