Saturday, February 26, 2011

Robert Sampson Lanier Family Group Sheet

Robert Sampson Lanier was father of poet, Sidney Clopton Lanier. Robert was a attorney at law on the 1850 Census in Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, and was admitted to the Bar by the Supreme Court of Georgia that same year. He was also an accomplished reader of Shakespeare, Addison, and Sir Walter Scott.

Husband: Robert Sampson Lanier
Born: 22 Sep 1819, Clarke County, Georgia
Died: 29 Oct 1893, Macon County, Georgia
Buried: Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia
Father: Sterling C. Lanier (1794-1870)
Mother: Sarah Vivian Fulwood (1803-1877)
Marriage: 27 Oct. 1840

Wife: Mary Jane Anderson
Born: 11 Dec 1822, Nottoway, Nottoway County, Virginia
Died: 22 May 1865, Macon County, Georgia
Father: Maj. Hezakiah Anderson
Mother: Martha Robertson

Children

1 M Sidney Clopton Lanier
Born: 3 Feb 1842, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia
Died: 7 Sep 1881, Lynn, Polk County, North Carolina
Buried: Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland
Spouse: Mary Day (1844-1931)
Marr. Date: 19 Dec 1867, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia

2 M Clifford Anderson Lanier
Born: 24 Apr 1844, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia
Died: 3 Nov 1908, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama
Spouse: Wilhelmina (Nellie) Clopton (1848-1918)
Marr. Date: 1869, Poss. Alabama

3 F Gertrude Shannon Lanier
Born: 20 Nov 1845, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia
Died: 16 Nov 1889, Poss. Macon, Bibb County, Georgia
Spouse: Joseph Carr Gibson ( -1912)
Marr. Date: 14 Jan 1873, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia
(tombstone photos via Find-a-Grave, Rose Hill Cemetery, Bibb County, Georgia)