Capt. James/3 Lane

M, #9332, (12 August 1696 - 11 April 1783)
Father*Col. John/2 Lane1 b. Oct 1660, d. 17 Jan 1714/15
Mother*Susanna Whipple1 b. c 1662, d. 4 Aug 1713
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Mary/2a Brooks
Descendants of Rebecca/3a Wheeler
Descendants of Martha/4a Minot
Last Edited:15 Aug 2017

Children with Martha/4a Minot:

  • Martha/5a Lane15 b. 17 Mar 1721/22, d. say 1794
  • Rebecca/5a Lane16 b. 29 Oct 1723
  • Stephen/5a Lane17 b. say 1725, d. 4 Jul 1740
  • James/5a Lane18 b. 8 Mar 1725/26, d. 4 Jan 1799
  • Love/5a Lane19 b. 8 Jan 1728/29, d. 13 Aug 1735
  • Mercy/5a Lane20 b. 24 Dec 1730, d. 4 Mar 1736/37
  • David/5a Lane21 b. 17 Mar 1733, d. 29 Sep 1750
  • Susanna/5a Lane22 b. 18 Jan 1735/36, d. 24 Feb 1749/50
  • Samuel/5a Lane23 b. 11 Jul 1737, d. 26 Jun 1802
Findagrave.com, memorial #25192577. Photo by Bill Boyington.
Capt. James/3 Lane, born 12 Aug 1696 at Billerica, Massachusetts1, married (1), 30 Apr 1719 at Concord, Martha/4a Minot of Concord, daughter of Dr. James/3 Minot and Rebecca/3a Wheeler, with whom he had 9 children.2 (Their siblings Col. James Minot and Martha Lane also married.) She died 18 Jan 1739 at Bedford, where they had settled by 17293, and there he married (2), 10 Jan 1750/51, Martha (Mary) Wellington4, who died there ["1st wife" in death rec.] 3 Jul 1762.5
     He married (3), 9 Aug 1763 at Lexington, Cherry/4 Adams, daughter of Joseph/3 Adams and Margaret Eames, and widow of Jonathan Stone and Thomas Wellington6,7, who died at Bedford 16 Dec 1764, a. 67.8 He married (4), 27 May 1766 at Billerica, Mrs. Abigail Farmer9,10, who died at Bedford 25 Feb 1773.11 Finally, he married (5), 20 Jan 1774 at Bedford, Abigail/4 Hayward, widow of Lt. John/4 Merriam.12
     James Lane died at Bedford 11 Apr 1783, a. 86.13 He is interred in the Old Burying Ground, where his epitaph reads, Death, steady to his purpose from ye womb, | Pursues till we are driven to the tomb! | O reader, wisely lay this thought to heart, | And seek an interest in the better part: | Then when you close in death your mortal eyes | Your soul may rise & reign above ye skies.14

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S300] Vital Records of Billerica, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 122, James Laine b.
  2. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 97, Mr James Lane/mrs Martha Minott m.
  3. [S106] NEHGS Register, Lemuel Shattuck, "The Minot Family" (1847), 1:174.
  4. [S304] Vital Records of Bedford, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 86, James Lane Jr./Mary Wellington m.
  5. [S304] Bedford VR, 127, Martha Lane d.
  6. [S304] Bedford VR, 86, Capt. James Lane/Cherry Wellington m. Lexington.
  7. [S308] Thomas W. Baldwin, Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 2:234, Capt. James Lane/Cherry Wellington m.
  8. [S304] Bedford VR, 126, Chary Lane d.
  9. [S300] Billerica VR, 252, Mrs. Abigail Farmer/Capt. James Lane m.
  10. [S304] Bedford VR, 86, Capt. James Lane/Mrs. Abigail Farmer m. Billerica.
  11. [S304] Bedford VR, 126, Abigail Lane d.
  12. [S304] Bedford VR, 86, Capt. James Lane/Mrs. Abigail Meriam m.
  13. [S304] Bedford VR, 127, Capt. James Lane d.
  14. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #25192577.
  15. [S300] Billerica VR, 123, Martha Lane b.
  16. [S300] Billerica VR, 123, Rebeckah Lane b.
  17. [S304] Bedford VR, 128, Stephen Lane d.
  18. [S300] Billerica VR, 123, James Lane b.
  19. [S304] Bedford VR, 35, Love Lane b.; 127, d.
  20. [S304] Bedford VR, 36, Marcy Lane b.; 127, Mary Lane d.
  21. [S304] Bedford VR, 34, David Lane b.
  22. [S304] Bedford VR, 37, Susanna Lane b.
  23. [S304] Bedford VR, 37, Samuel Lane b.

Ens. William/2 Munroe

M, #9333, (10 October 1669 - 5 January 1759)
Father*William/1 Munroe1 b. 1625, d. 23 Jan 1718
Mother*Martha/2 George1 b. s 1645
Last Edited:16 Aug 2017

Children with Mary Cutler:

  • Mary/3 Munroe+7 b. 3 Apr 1699, d. 30 May 1782
  • Abigail/3 Munroe+8 b. 28 Jun 1701, d. 1743
  • William/3 Munroe9 b. 19 Dec 1703
  • Thomas/3 Munroe10 b. 19 Mar 1706
  • David/3 Munroe11 b. 28 Sep 1708
  • Ruth/3 Munroe12 b. 16 Mar 1711
  • Hannah/3 Munroe13 b. 19 Mar 1713

Child with Joanna/3 Russell:

  • Philip/3 Munroe14 b. 26 Feb 1717/18
Ens. William/2 Munroe Jr. was born 10 Oct 1669 at Cambridge Farms (later Lexington), Massachusetts.1 He married (1), 3 Oct 1697 at Concord, Mary Cutler, daughter of Thomas Cutler and Abigail (–?–), with whom 7 children were recorded at Lexington2, where she died 26 Jun 1713, a. 33.3 He married (2) Joanna/3 Russell, daughter of Philip/2 Russell and Joanna Cutter.4 Women named Joanna Munroe died at Lexington 17 Sep 1748 and 23 Dec 1749.5 William Munroe died there 5 Jan 1759, titled ensign, a. 89.4,6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S267] Lexington Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1:50, William Munroe b. Hereafter Lexington VR.
  2. [S308] Thomas W. Baldwin, Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 2:100, Mary Cutler/William Row m. Concord.
  3. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:189, Mary Munroe d.
  4. [S1586] G.S. Northrup, Genealogy of Josiah Munroe, 12.
  5. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:189, Joanna Munroe d. (two listings).
  6. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:189, Ensign William Munroe d.
  7. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:50, Mary Munroe b., bp.
  8. [S267] Lexington VR, 51, Abigail Munroe b., bp.
  9. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, William Munroe b., bp.
  10. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, Thomas Munroe b., bp.
  11. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, David Munroe b., bp.
  12. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, Ruth Munroe b., bp.
  13. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, Hannah Munroe b., bp.
  14. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, Philip Munroe b., bp.

Mary Cutler

F, #9334, (15 March 1680 - 26 June 1713)
Father*Thomas Cutler1,2 b. s 1650
Mother*Abigail (–?–)1,2 b. s 1652
Last Edited:16 Aug 2017

Children with Ens. William/2 Munroe:

  • Mary/3 Munroe+7 b. 3 Apr 1699, d. 30 May 1782
  • Abigail/3 Munroe+8 b. 28 Jun 1701, d. 1743
  • William/3 Munroe9 b. 19 Dec 1703
  • Thomas/3 Munroe10 b. 19 Mar 1706
  • David/3 Munroe11 b. 28 Sep 1708
  • Ruth/3 Munroe12 b. 16 Mar 1711
  • Hannah/3 Munroe13 b. 19 Mar 1713
Mary Cutler, born 15 Mar 1680 at Cambridge Farms, Massachusetts1,2, married, as his 1st wife, 3 Oct 1697 at Concord, Ens. William/2 Munroe ["Row"] Jr. of Cambridge Farms, son of William/1 Munroe and Martha/2 George, with whom 7 children were recorded there.3 She died at Lexington 26 Jun 1713, a. 33.4 He married (2) Joanna/3 Russell, and died at Lexington 5 Jan 1759, a. 89.5,6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S267] Lexington Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1:18, Mary Cutler b. Hereafter Lexington VR.
  2. [S308] Thomas W. Baldwin, Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 1:176, Mary Cutler b.
  3. [S308] Cambridge VR, 2:100, Mary Cutler/William Row m. Concord.
  4. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:189, Mary Munroe d.
  5. [S1586] G.S. Northrup, Genealogy of Josiah Munroe, 12.
  6. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:189, Ensign William Munroe d.
  7. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:50, Mary Munroe b., bp.
  8. [S267] Lexington VR, 51, Abigail Munroe b., bp.
  9. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, William Munroe b., bp.
  10. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, Thomas Munroe b., bp.
  11. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, David Munroe b., bp.
  12. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, Ruth Munroe b., bp.
  13. [S267] Lexington VR, 1:51, Hannah Munroe b., bp.