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Peter John Lance, II Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Lance:”

 

 

Generation

 

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5   McCoy Lance

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1767 in Scotland.  Died 28 September 1874, age 106 years and 10 months; interred Fox Creek Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a farmer.

 

1870 US Census: McCoy Lance, age 100 (b. Poland), resided in the household headed by his son, Peter Lance, age 39 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer on Point Peninsula, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

2. Wife #1: Polly (?)

 

Born about 1792.  Died 1854, age 62; interred Fox Creek Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

3. Wife #2: (?)

 

Born .  Died before her husband.

 

4. Children: (7 total; order uncertain)

 

a. Lewis Lance: Born 1820.  Died 1900; interred Fox Creek Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1870 US Census: Lewis Lance, age 50 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, resided in the household headed by Holms Rogers, age 33 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, in/near the Village of Three Mile Bay, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Lewis owned real estate valued at $7,800 and personal property valued at $400.

 

1880 US Census: Lewis Lance, age 54 (b. NYS; father b. Poland; mother b. NYS), single, and employed as a farmer, resided in the household headed by William Rundle, age 58 (b. NYS) in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

b. Margaret Lance: Born 1840.  Died 1894; interred Fox Creek Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Never married.

 

a. Peter John Lance: See generation 5, below.

 

b. Daughter: Married W. Harry Warner (b. Oct 1839 in NYS), who was employed as a fisherman.

 

4   Peter John Lance

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 16 February 1831 in Herkimer County, New York.  Died 19 August 1895; interred Fox Creek Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a farmer.

 

1860 US Census: Peter Lance, age 35 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Lyme Township (Cape Vincent PO), Jefferson County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $6,000 and his personal property was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Getty Lance, age 22 (b. NYS); son, Windsor Lance, age 5 (b. NYS); son, Milton Lance, age 4 (b. NYS); son Leonard Lance, age 2 (b. NYS); daughter, Pamelia Lance, age 1 month (b. NYS); servant Thomas Windburne, age 17 (b. NYS); and domestic servant Caroline Fox, age 15 (b. NYS).

 

1870 US Census: Peter Lance, age 39 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Point Peninsula, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $5,400 and his personal property was valued at $1,200.  The household also included his wife, Gertrude Lance, age 32 (b. NYS); son, Windsor Lance, age 15 (b. NYS); son, Milton Lance, age 14 (b. NYS); son, Leonard Lance, age 12 (b. NYS); son, Main Lance, age 4 months (b. Jan 1870 in NYS); daughter, Millie Lance, age 10 months (b. NYS); daughter, Carrie Lance, age 8 (b. NYS); and father and retired farmer, McCoy Lance, age 100 (b. Poland).

 

1880 US Census: Peter Lance, age 49 (b. NYS; father b. Poland; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Point Peninsula, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Gertrude Lance, age 42 (b. NYS; father b. CT; mother b. NYS); son, Milton Lance, age 24 (b. NYS) and single; daughter, Milly Lance, age 20 (b. NYS) and single; daughter, Carrie Lance, age 18 (b. NYS) and single; son, Norris Lance, age 10 (b. NYS) and single; son, Ross Lance, age 5 (b. NYS); and son, Leonard Lance, age 22, age NYS.

 

2. Wife: Gertrude "Getty" Warner

 

Born 2 March 1833 in Montgomery County, New York.  Died 22 March 1923; interred with Peter.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Jesse Lance: (perhaps) Born about 1855 in Illinois.  Married (?) Wells.

 

b. Windsor C. Lance: Born August 1855 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1938; interred Fox Creek Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a fisherman.

 

1880 US Census: Windser Lance, age 25 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Hannah Lance, age 22 (b. NYS); and son, Lance Lance, age 0 (b. NYS).

 

1900 US Census: Windsor C. Lance, age 44 (b. Aug 1855 in NYS; parents b. NYS), married 22 years with no children, and employed as a farm laborer, resided in the household headed by his uncle, W. Harry Warner, age 60 (b. Oct 1839 in NYS; parents b. NYS), widower, and employed as a fisherman, in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Windsor Lance, age 54 (b. NYS, parents b. NYS) and employed as a fisherman, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had been married once for 32 years; no children.

 

1920 US Census: Windsor Lance, age 65 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He was married, but no spouse enumerated.

 

c. Milton Lance: See generation 4, below.

 

d. Leonard A. Lance: Born 1858 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1932; interred Three Mile Bay Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Leonard Lance, age 43 (b. Apr 1857 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 18 years, Jennie L. Lance, age 38 (b. Nov 1861 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and mother of 1; daughter, Lottie L. Lance, age 17 (b. Jan 1883 in NYS; parents b. NYS); and farm laborer, David Pollard, age 30 (b. Mar 1870 in Eng. Canada), who immigrated to the United States in 1894.

 

1910 US Census: Leonard A. Lance, age 50 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 28 years, Jennie Lance, age 48 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and mother of 1; mother-in-law, Maryette Merrell, age 68 (b. NYS; father b. England; mother b. NYS), widowed, and mother of 1; hired man William Butterfield, age 54 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and a widower; and hired man Leo Bourn, age 22 (b. England; parents b. England) and single.

 

1920 US Census: Leonard Lance, age 61 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Jennie Lance, age 58 (b. NYS); and mother-in-law, Mariette Merril, age 77 (b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: Leonard A. Lance, age 71 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his sister, Millie S. Crysler, age 68 (b. NYS).

 

Leonard Lance married Jennie L. Merrell (b. 1861 in NYS, d. 1925; interred with Leonard), daughter of Maryette (?) Merrell, and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Lottie L. Lance: Born January 1883 in New York.

 

e. Main Lance: Born January 1870 in New York.  Probably died young.

 

f. Pamelia "Millie" M. Lance: Born about 1860 in Jefferson County, New York.  Married (?) Crysler.

 

g. Carrie E. Lance: Born about 1862 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

h. Norris M. Lance: Born 1870 in New York.  Died 1947; interred Three Mile Bay Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a farmer.

 

1900 US Census: Norris M. Lance, age 30 (b. Jan 1870 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 8 years, Adelle Lance, age 27 (b. Feb 1873 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and mother of 1; daughter, Gertrude Lance, age 3 (b. Sep 1896 in NYS); and mother, Gertrude Lance, age 62 (b. Mar 1838 in NYS; parents b. NYS), widowed, and mother of 9, 6 of whom were still alive.

 

1910 US Census: Norris Lance, age 40 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 18 years, Addelle Lance, age 37 (b. NYS) and mother of 1; daughter, Gertrude Lance, age 13 (b. NYS); mother, Gertrude Lance, age 72 (b. NYS; father b. CT; mother b. NYS), widowed, and mother of 10, 5 of whom were still alive; and hired man, Oscar Walther, age 28 (b. Sweden; parent b. Sweden) and single.

 

1920 US Census: Norris Lance, age 49 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Adelle Lance, age 46 (b. NYS); mother, Gertrude Lance, age 82 (b. NYS); and daughter, Gertrude M. Lance, age 23 (b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: Norris M. Lance, age 60 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Adelle M. Lance, age 57 (b. NYS); brother, Windsor, C. Lance, age 75 (b. NYS); and brother-in-law, Fred Failing, age 55 (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Norris Lance, age 70 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, who had completed 8th grade, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Adelle Lance, age 67 (b. NYS), who had completed 8th grade; and hired hand James Fader, age 58 (b. NYS), who was divorced and had completed 1 year of high school.

 

Norris Lance married Adelle M. Failing (b. 1873 in NYS, d. 1948; interred with Norris) and had the following daughter:

 

a. Gertrude M. Lance: Born 1896 in New York.  Died 1978; interred Three Mile Bay Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

i. Ross Lance: Born about 1875 in New York.  Died 10 March 1895, age 19 years, 10 months, 26 days; interred Fox Creek Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

j. Ward Lance: Born April 1865.  Died 18 April 1867, age 2 years and 7 days; interred Fox Creek Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

k. Percy D. Lance: Born 18 February 186(9?).  Died age 1 year, 7 months, 18 days; interred Fox Creek Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

3   Milton Lance

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born November 1856 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1954; interred Three Mile Bay Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Milton Lance, age 44 (b. Nov 1856 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 17 years, Lizzie Lance, age 36 (b. Sep 1863 in NYS); son, Alonzo W. Lance, age 15 (b. Mar 1885 in NYS) and single; son, Peter J. Lance, age 13 (b. Nov 1886 in NYS) and single; and daughter, Nellie M. Lance, age 9 (b. Nov 1890 in NYS).

 

1910 US Census: Milton Lance, age 53 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 26 years, Lizzie Lance, age 46 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); son, John Lance, age 23 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a laborer on his parents' farm; and daughter, Nellie Lance, age 19 (b. NYS) and single.

 

1920 US Census: Milton Lance, age 63 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Lance, age 56 (b. NYS); daughter, Nellie Lance, age 29 (b. NYS) and single; sister, Jessie Wells, age 65 (b. IL); and co-head of the household, Vespacian Wells, age 63 (b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: Milton Lance, age 73 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Eliza S. Lance, age 66 (b. NYS); and daughter, Nellie M. Lance, age 40.

 

1940 US Census: Milton Lance, age 84 (b. NYS) and a widower, who had completed 8th grade and was employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Main Street in the Village of Three Mile Bay, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his daughter, Nellie Lance, age 48 (b. NYS) and single, who had completed 3 years of college and was employed as public school teacher.

 

2. Wife: Elizabeth "Lizzie"/"Eliza" Sponable

 

Born September 1863 in New York.  Died 18 April 1937; interred with Milton.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Chester A. Lance: (perhaps) Born April 1881 in New York.  Employed as a farmer in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Chester Lance, age 19 (b. Apr 1881), single, and employed as a carpenter, was boarding in the household headed by George G. Bates, age 30 (b. Oct 1869 in NYS) in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Chester Lance, age 29 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 4 years, Ethel Lance, age 29 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and mother of 1; and son, Ralph Lance, age 10 months (b. NYS).

 

1920 US Census: Chester Lance, age 39 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ethel Lance, age 39 (b. NYS); and son, Ralph Lance, age 10 (b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: Chester A. Lance, age 49 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ethel M. Lance, age 49 (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Chester Lance, age 59 (b. NYS) and employed as caretaker in a state park, who had completed 8th grade, was heading a household on North Shore Drive, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ethel Lance, age 59, who had completed 8th grade.

 

Chester Lance married Ethel M. (?) (b. abt 1881 in NYS) and had the following son:

 

(1. Ralph Lance: born about 1909 in New York.

 

b. Alonzo W. Lance: born about 1885 in New York.

 

c. Peter John Lance, II: See generation 3, below.

 

d. Nellie Mae Lance: Born November 1890 in New York.  Died 1988; interred Three Mile Bay Cemetery, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Never married.

 

2   Peter John Lance, II "John":

 

Born 23 November 1886 on N. Shore Road, Three Mile Bay, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1 May 1971, age 84, from complications of a heart attack; interred Three Mile Bay Cemetery.  Married Georgiana Merchant, paragraph D.5.a.(2. of generation 3 of the Kirchner Annex on 21 February 1916.

 

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Other, still unidentified, Lance names:

 

1. Anson Lance: Born 29 March 1842.  Died 21 August 1871; interred Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

2. (?) Lance: Married Mary M. Woodruff (b. 7 Oct 1832, d. 4 Aug 1869 (perhaps from complications of child birth); interred with Anson) and (perhaps) had the following son:

 

a. Woodruff Lance: Born 2 July 1869.  Died 5 July 1869; interred Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

3. Ruth Lance: Born 1908.  Died 1912; interred Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

4. Margaret Lance: Born about 1831 in NYS.

 

1880 US Census: Margaret Lance, age 49 (b. NYS; father b. Canada) and single, resided in the household headed by J. Cuntryman, age 43 (b. NYS), in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

5. (?) Lance: Married Emaline (?) and had the following son:

 

a. George A. Lance: Born about 1850 in New York.  Died 1931; interred Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Owner of a machine shop in the City of Watertown.

 

1880 US Census: Geo A. Lance, age 30 (b. NYS) and employed as a bookkeeper, was heading a household in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Florence Lance, age 25 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); daughter, Laura Lance, age 1; mother, Emaline Lance, age 60 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and widowed; and Mary Reynolds, age 20 (b. NYS).

 

1900 US Census: George A. Lance, age 50 (b. Jan 1850 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a manufacturer of plows, was heading a household in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Florence S. Lance, age 49 (b. Sep 1850 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and mother of 5, 4 of whom were still alive; daughter, Laura P. Lance, age 21 (b. Apr 1879 in NYS) and single; daughter, Emeline A. Lance, age 19 (b. Oct 1880 in NYS) and single; son, Anson F. Lance, age 18 (b. Mar 1882 in NYS) and single; and daughter, Florence G. Lance, age 16 (Nov 1883 in NYS) and single.

 

1910 US Census: George A. Lance, age 60 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as owner of a machine shop, was heading a household in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 31 years, Florence S. Lance, age 58 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and mother of 6, 4 of whom were still alive.  First marriage for both.

 

1920 US Census: George Lance, age 69 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Ward 1 of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his daughter, Laura Horton, age 40 (b. NYS); gr-daughter, Florence Horton, age 16 (b. NYS); and servant, Gladys Frazer, age 21 (b. Canada).

 

1930 US Census: George H. Lance, age 80 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his daughter, Laura L. Horton, age 49 (b. NYS).

 

George A. Lance married Florence S. (?) (b. Sep 1850 in NYS; d. 1917; interred with George) and had the following children:

 

a. Laura P. Lance: Born April 1879 in New York.

 

b. Emeline A. Lance: Born October 1880 in New York.

 

c. Anson F. Lance: Born March 1882 in New York.  Died 1911; interred Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

d. Florence G. Lance: Born November 1883 in New York.

 

e. George A. Lance, Jr.: Died 1886; interred Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

f. J. A. Lance: Died 1892 as an infant; interred Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

6. Percy K. Lance: Born about 1885 in New York.  Employed as a school teacher in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Percy Lance, age 16 (b. May 1884 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, was employed as a servant in the household headed by Wills Favret, age 24 (b. Nov 1875 in NYS) in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Pearcie K. Lance, age 25 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a teacher in a district school, was boarding in the household headed by Mary M. Elliott, age 58 (b. NYS) and widowed, in Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

7. Glen G. Lance: Born May 1889 in New York.

 

1900 US Census: Glen G. Lance, age 11 (b. May 1889), was boarding in the household headed by James Miller (b. Eng. Canada; parents b. Eng. Canada) and employed as a day laborer in Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York. 

 

 

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