Parents: Joseph Snething Lane Sr/I 1809–1870 & Syrena Pryor 1820–1882
Simon W. Lane served in the Civil War. He was born in AL, Dec 25, 1840 and died Jan 30, 1907 in Floyd, NM.
He served as a Cpl, Co A, 26th AL Infantry., He was severely wounded at the battle of Antietam and suffered all his life with lung problems as a result. After the war he became postmaster and a minister in the village of Floyd.
He was a member of the Bedford Forrest Confederate Camp 1606 in Portales, NM
Sources: Conf. Vets #1606, Portales Tribune, CWSSS-nps (Courtesy of Janelle Foster, Portales, NM)
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