General Jackson Lane &
General Jackson Lane was born
Scott Co, Va, the son of John
& Katherine (Estep) Lane, he came
his mother, Katherine and step
father, Reuben Powers from Scott Co, Va
Russel Co, Va on Cranesnest River.
This section of Russell County became
Co in 1856 when wise county
was formed and later in 1880 Dickenson
Here he grew to manhood
along with his half sisters and
Sussanah, Elizabeth, Oliver
and Hiram Powers.
General Jackson Lane married March 25,
in Russell County to Sarah
"Sally" Ritchie born 1836 in Virginia,
was the daughter of John
Ritchie & Keziah "Cassie" (Hill)
The Ritchie family lived just
a few miles from Jackson's home at
Gap. Jackson's two half
brothers, Oliver and Hiram married
sisters, Martha "Pats"
Ritchie and Alice (Ollie) Ritchie.
Jackson & Sarah settled on Lick
not far from where he was raised.
This land was in Wise county.
Their first home was on top of a
and was constructed of logs.
Later Jackson built a home on lower
and took the land of their
first home for family cemetery.
Children of Jackson & Sarah Lane
1. Olivia "Ollie" Lane b, March 17,
2.John Lane b, April 1854.
3. William Brownlow Lane b, April 6,
4. Baby Lane b, Dec 4, 1857 (Stillborn)
5. Jasper T or Joseph Lane b, 1857.
6.Rhoda Lane b, Oct 20, 1859.
7.Hiram B Lane b, April 1856 (Twin to
Brownlow or mistake in
8.Nancy Jane Lane b, Aug 5, 1865.
9. Martha Ellen "Elender" Lane b, Jan
10. James Bascom "Caliph" Lane b, Jan
11. Naoma "Neomy" Lane b, Jan 8,
12. Kennith "Canseth" Edward Lane b,
by Fannie Steele
submitted by Susan Fahnstrom