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Sgt Nelson C. Lane Lain
Birth: Jan. 22, 1835
Ross County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1922

aka: Lane


DOD shown here is from a family bible, information courtesy of William, descendant of Nelson's dau, Lucy, with thanks.
No MO death cert found as Lane or Lain.

Son of John D. Lain of NC and Hannah Campbell* of PA
m: Nancy T. Hubbard Oct 1 1857.
ch inc:
- Alice G. (1862-1920 bur: Parker-Gregg, m: Aaron Didd Gregg 5 Mar 1880 ch: Nancy Ellen/Alva Nelson/Bessie Susan)
- Zelphia J. (1865- )
- Ida L. (1866- )
- Eva Evalyn (Oct 14 1868-Feb 24 1947/Orange CA) m: Albert C. Gregg 1888, ch inc: Earl, Irvin, Eunice "Nina"/John Nichols, Albert C. Jr.
- Thomas (1870 - )
- Ratcliff Luther (1875-1889 bur: Parker-Gregg)
- Lucy Frances 1878-1962 m: Reitz

1850 Dist. 16 Cass Co MO: POLLOCK (LANE) Hannah/30/PA, Nelson/15/OH, Vincent/15/OH, Ratleffe/13/OH, Isaac/11/OH
{household 48 - household 47 is the Nathan & Susannah Gregg family}

1870 Bogard, Henry Co MO: LAIN Nelson C/35, Nancy T/37, Alice G/7, Zilpha J/5, Ida L/4, Eva E/3, Thomas/1 mo.

1880 Sherman, Cass Co MO: LANE Nelson C/45, Nancy T/45, Zelda J/15, Evaline A/11, Charles N/10, Ratleffe L/4, Frances L/1

1900 Creighton, Cass Co MO: GREGG Aaron/52, Alice/51, Bessie/7, NICHOLL Nellie/20/wd/dau, LAIN Nelson/65/wd (F-I-L); Alice is his dau.
Next household is GREGG Alva, Minnie, William/16/Cousin.
Alva is son of Aaron and Alice (Lain) Gregg.

1910 Lamont KS: Gregg, Albert C, Eva E/41, Earl L/18, Ervin D/14, Eunice/10, Albert C. Jr./6, LANE Nelson/75/wd/father-in-law. Eva is Nelson's dau.

1920 Mingo, Bates Co MO: REITZ Henry/45, Lucy/41, William/20, Rurh/17, Harvey/15, Glenn/13, Maude/11, Roy/7, LANE "Wilson"/84/wd/father-in-law. Nelson transcribed as "Wilson -- Lucy is his dau.

"History of Cass and Bates Counties, Missouri", published in 1883 Sherman Township NELSON C LAIN farmer, section 2, was born in Ross County, Ohio, January 22, 1835. He is a son of John D. and Hannah (Campbell) Lain, the former a native of North Carolina and the latter originally from Pennsylvania. When Nelson was four years old, his parents moved to Caldwell County, Missouri, and in three years to Cass County, where he grew to manhood. In 1866, he located in Henry County, Missouri, and lived there for a period of time. He now has a farm of 200 acres. In 1862, he enlisted in the United States service, Company I, and remained in Merrill's Horse for six months. Then he enlisted in the Missouri State Militia, continuing in service until the close of the war, when he was mustered out as sargeant. Mr Lain was married October 2, 1857, to Miss Nancy T Hubbard, by whom he has six children: Alice G (Gregg), Zelph J, Eveline E, Charles M, Luther R and Lucy F. Mrs L was born in Boone County, Virginia, February 11, 1835. She is a daughter of Eurelius and Anna (Patterson) Hubbard, natives of Kentucky"

Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
Name: Mr Nelson Lain
Marriage Date: 1 Oct 1857
Marriage County: Boone
Spouse Name: Mrs Nancy T Hubbard

Nelson C. Gregg applied for disability pension Mar 25 1912 in MO, based on service: Wells Co Cit Gds Henry Co. En. Mo. Mil.

Placed in Parker-Gregg with his wife, Nancy; his son, Ratcliff Luther and dau Alice Lane Gregg; his brother and family, Ratcliff D. and Mary C. Allen Lain.

*Nelson's mother also seen as Hannah Polluck b 1820; it is unknown if Campbell or Polluck is the correct name. She was widowed by 1850 and in census as Hannah Pollock/Polluck- did she have 2nd marriage and twice widowed by 1850?

There are broken and illegible markers in the Lain area, one may be for Nelson.

Surname is Lain 1870, Civil War pension record, Marriage record, 1900 census, tombstones of wife and son. Spelled Lane 1850, 1860, 1880, 1910, 1920 & civil war draft regist.

If anyone has knowledge that will prove/disprove his burial at Parker-Gregg, please email this submitter. 
Family links: 
  Nancy T. Hubbard Lain (1835 - 1898)*
  Alice G. Lane Gregg (1862 - 1922)*
  Zephia Jane Lain Zimmerman (1865 - 1953)*
  Charles Nelson Lain (1870 - 1931)*
  Ratcliff Luther Lain (1875 - 1889)*
  Lucy Frances Lain Reitz (1878 - 1962)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: LaDon Brennan
Record added: Jul 27, 2008
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Sgt Nelson C. <i>Lane</i> Lain
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Sgt Nelson C. <i>Lane</i> Lain
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Sgt Nelson C. <i>Lane</i> Lain
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- Deborah Wessel
 Added: Jan. 13, 2016
Thank you.
- LaDon Brennan
 Added: May. 26, 2013
Rest in peace great-great grandfather, via your daughter Alice Lane Gregg, her daughter Bessie Susan Gregg Pullen, and her son, Paul Raymond Pullen, my father. I will keep looking for documentation as to your burial place.
- LaDon Brennan
 Added: May. 27, 2012
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