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Notes for Jesse Lane and Mary Platt

1775 On 21 September/November, Mary Platt was born. [1]

"Mary [Platt] married Jesse Lane, and resided in Wrightstown until her death." "Jesse Lane, of French extraction, emigrated to America about 1780, and settled at Wrightstown in 1790, and purchased a small plot of land, on which he erected a wheelwright-ship and dwelling-house. He married Mary Platt, and had children, — Joseph, Jacob, Sarah, Lettie, Margaret, Charles, Daniel, and Harriet. Joseph went to Ohio when a young man, and followed farming pursuits." [2]


[1] Charles Platt Jr, Thomas Platt of Burlington, New Jersey and his Descendants (Peterborough: Richard R Smith Co, 1967), 48, Biosketch.

[2] Major E. M. Woodward and John Hageman, History of Burlington and Mercer Counties, New Jersey (Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1883), 380, left column, [HathiTrust].