Straightstone Baptist Church and Pleasant Lane



This church of the family is in Pittsylvania County, close to Long Island.


Linda Moore

In times past a church might have very strict rules. In January 1823, relative Pleasant Lane was called to answer why he had broken an attendance rule, as recorded in this clipping from a history of the church.


Jones Memorial Library by Jeanne Mead

A Pleasant Layne Family appears in the 1910 Census. He could be a son or grandson of Pleasant Lane. His wife Lucy is a white female born July 1847. She is 52 and married for 30 years, has given birth to 10, 7 of which are still living. A granddaughter and a black servant girl live in the home.