John Lane Edit Profile
Attended Franklin College, Georgia, 1813.
Admitted on trial as preacher South Carolina. Annual Conference, 1814. Member 1st Mississippi Annual Conference of Methodist Church, 1815.
Executor of estate of Newet Vick (his father-in-law), 1821, instrumental in founding Vicksburg (Mississippi). Active in commercial affairs, Vicksburg, 1820’s. Leader in Methodist Church in Mississippi, 1832-1855.
President Missionary Society of Mississippi Conference. Presiding elder Methodist Church in Mississippi, 1832-1848. A founder, trustee Centenary College, 1839.
Delegate General Conference Methodist Episcopal Church, advocated formation of Methodist Episcopal Church South, 1844.
Member 1st Mississippi Annual Conference of Methodist Church, 1815.
Married Sarah Vick, 1819.