John Layne (1893 - 1982)

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John Layne
1893 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
John Layne was born on May 31, 1893. He died in February 1982 at 88 years of age. We know that John Layne had been residing in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky 41101.


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John Layne passed away in February 1982 at age 88. He was born on May 31, 1893. We have no information about John's immediate family. We know that John Layne had been residing in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky 41101.
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In 1893, in the year that John Layne was born, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1922, John was 29 years old when on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

In 1939, at the age of 46 years old, John was alive when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1956, he was 63 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1982, in the year of John Layne's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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Other John Laynes

John L Layne
Born: around 1915
Virginia, United States
John C Layne
Born: around 1916
Tennessee, United States
John T Layne
Born: around 1916
New York, United States
John A Jr Layne
Born: around 1927
Arkansas, United States
John W Layne
Born: around 1906
Oklahoma, United States
John D Layne
Born: around 1922
Missouri, United States
John W Layne
Born: around 1921
Missouri, United States
John R Layne
Born: around 1922
Ohio, United States
John R Layne
Born: around 1908
United States
John P Layne
Born: around 1921
Kentucky, United States
John Layne
Born: around 1918
Kentucky, United States
John O Layne
Born: around 1907
West Virginia, United States
John T Layne
Born: around 1918
Ohio, United States
John H Layne
Born: around 1916
Tennessee, United States
John H Layne
Born: around 1924
North Carolina, United States
John W Layne
Born: around 1924
Tennessee, United States

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Robert Layne
Mar 11, 1906 - September 1983
Ashland, Kentucky
William Layne
Apr 22, 1906 - January 1980
Ashland, Kentucky
Edna B Layne
Nov 16, 1905 - Oct 31, 2006
Supply, NC
James W Layne
Jan 16, 1917 - Aug 30, 1997
Russell, KY
Howard Layne
Aug 2, 1908 - June 1976
Lufkin, Texas
Thurston Layne
Apr 28, 1892 - January 1980
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Ruth R Layne
May 7, 1899 - Mar 19, 1990
Knoxville, TN
Freddie S Layne
Oct 13, 1967 - Aug 7, 2005
Victor Layne
Sep 25, 1905 - April 1964
Roscoe C Layne
Aug 10, 1918 - Nov 26, 2001
Pikeville, KY
C A Layne
Sep 6, 1923 - January 1980
Allene Layne
Mar 14, 1896 - October 1972
Latonia, Kentucky
Darwin Layne
Feb 8, 1911 - January 1983
Ypsilanti, Michigan
Goldie Layne
Dec 12, 1921 - Jan 12, 1998
Rockville, IN
Fred Layne
Dec 30, 1923 - Jan 28, 1998
Evansville, IN
James M Layne
Jun 23, 1924 - Oct 9, 2005
Morehead, KY
Phillip R Layne
Dec 9, 1926 - Aug 4, 2004
Ollie J Layne
Jan 3, 1905 - Aug 24, 1992
Huntington, WV
Verna Layne
Sep 21, 1925 - Mar 12, 1993
Willard, OH
Kittie M Layne
Aug 24, 1912 - Nov 28, 1989
Louisville, KY

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Sep 14, 1908 - Apr 4, 2004
Lake Worth, FL
Arthur J Eaker
Jan 25, 1896 - Oct 19, 1988
Spartanburg, SC
George C Fitzsimmons
Jan 30, 1903 - Jun 1, 2001
Benton, KY
Robert Fosson
Mar 21, 1905 - February 1983
Valrico, Florida
Willard Fields
May 6, 1904 - September 1956
John Frizzell
Sep 18, 1905 - May 1984
Ashland, Kentucky
Joseph Fields
Mar 24, 1916 - October 1981
Ashland, Kentucky
John P Fechter
Feb 4, 1914 - Apr 20, 1990
Miami, FL
Orel Fraley
Jul 31, 1904 - June 1985
Ashland, Kentucky
Walter Frazier
Sep 8, 1905 - Feb 27, 1996
Louisville, KY
Charles Forbes
Nov 27, 1905 - February 1981
Ashland, Kentucky
George Leibee
Mar 14, 1908 - February 1961
Russell Leadingham
Dec 30, 1901 - October 1976
Ashland, Kentucky
Stanley C Lambert
Oct 2, 1905 - Apr 8, 2001
Kenova, WV
Earl Linville
Oct 31, 1905 - June 1986
Ashland, Kentucky
Thomas Francis
Sep 30, 1906 - September 1974
Ashland, Kentucky
Roy Fields
Jan 15, 1902 - April 1980
Catlettsburg, Kentucky
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May 9, 1909 - Aug 21, 2001
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Lon Fraley
Jun 3, 1881 - March 1963
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