West Virginia Pioneers

Granville Hilly Lance

Male 1878 - 1969  (~ 91 years)


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  • Name Granville Hilly Lance 
    Born Feb 1878  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jun 1969  [2
    Buried Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Granville Hilly Lance was born Feb 1878 @ Redknob Roane County, WV. Died June 12 1969. He was a medical Doctor.
      Began medical practice in 1910 on horseback. He continued to make housecalls until he retired in 1968 after serving 58 years as a Doctor. He married Eliza Ann Matthews Aug 5 1896. She was born Sept 1874 died 1940
      they are both buried at Spencer Memorial Cem near Spencer Roane County WV.

      Judy Wyatt McCracken
    Person ID I23997  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2019 

    Father Abram Lantz,   b. 9 Mar 1840, Barbour County, West Virginia, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1921, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Minerva Casto,   b. 26 Jan 1843, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1897, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 2 Jan 1868  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • Roane County Marriage Record:
      GROOM. Lance, Abram
      PARENTS. George & Charlotte
      AGE. 27
      BORN. Barbour
      BRIDE. Casto, Manerva
      PARENTS. Washington & Nancy
      AGE 23
      BORN. Upshur
      MARR. 2 Jan 1868

      1880 Spencer, Roane, West Virginia Page 83B
      Abram LANCE Self M M W 40 WV
      Menerva LANCE Wife F M W 37 WV
      Olive M. LANCE Dau F S W 11 WV
      George W. LANCE Son M S W 10 WV
      John W. LANCE Son M S W 8 WV
      Nancy R. LAONCE Dau F S W 6 WV
      Cora C. LANCE Dau F S W 4 WV
      Granvill H. LANCE Son M S W 2 WV
      Blank LANCE Son M S W 1M WV

      RC Cemeteries Hebron Memorial
      I assume since they are together, the children are theirs
      Lance, JC
      OE
      Manerva w/o A
      Abram

      RCMR
      Lance, Abram, 58, Barbour, Roane
      Santee, L A, 54, Greene Co, PA, Roane
      8 Oct 1899

      1900 Spencer, Roane, WV
      Abram Lance 3/1840 m 31y
      L A 7/1845 m 31y 2-2 children
      Lillie M dau 6/1884
    Family ID F1755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eliza Ann Matthews,   b. Sep 1874, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 5 Aug 1896  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 

    • 1900 Smithfield, Roane, WV
      Granville H Lance 2/1878 m 4y
      Eliza A 9/1874 m 4y 2-3 children
      Elsie 6/1897
      Essie 5/1899

      1920 Wolf Camp, Roane, WV
      Lance, Granville H 41
      Eliza 44
      Howard O 19
    Children 
     1. Elsie Lance,   b. Jun 1897, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979  (Age ~ 81 years)
     2. Essie Lance,   b. May 1899, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Howard Orville Lance,   b. 2 Dec 1900, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1986, Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Family ID F12107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Feb 1878 - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Aug 1896 - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1205] Census.

    2. [S462] Judy Wyatt McCracken.

    3. [S178] Cemeteries, Roane Co.

    4. [S15] Marriage Records, Roane Co, WV.

    5. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.