LANDMARK DATES   (Births, Weddings, Moves, Travels etc.)

 

**Major touristic trips by RS & ELS

YEAR     MONTH   DATE         EVENT

Chapter 1 CHILDHOOD

1920s

1925              Feb          09               RS born

1926              Jan          22               ELS born

1930s

1931                                               RS to RVA as student

193 ??                                             ELS Lane family US to Switzerland

1936-7                                            RS Shaffer furlough in US

1937                                               ELS Lane family Switz. to US

1939           Sept.                             RS from Kenya to Westervelts

1939           Sept.                             WWII breaks out

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1940s

Chapter 2 TOGETHER

1942                                               RS to Wheaton from Westervelt

1943           May                              RS & ELS grad. H.S. Wheaton Academy

1943             June                            RS into army

1943           ?                                   U. of Michigan (ASTP)

Chapter 3 OFF TO WAR

1944           ?                                   RS Sailed to ETO, UK, France, Germany

1944           ?                                   Remagen Bridge crossing

1945                                               War Ends. Flossenburg, Regensburg

1946                                               RS discharge from Army

Chapter 4 WHEATON COLLEGE

1946           June            14               RS & ELS married

1946                                               First URBANA Conf. (in Toronto)

1948           May                              ELS grad. Wheaton College

1949                                               RS grad. Wheaton College

Chapter 5 LONDON UNIV.

1949           Sept.                             Wheaton to London for London Univ.

1949           Dec.              9             Dan born in Stockton-on-Tees, UK

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1950s

1950                                               Tour Europe with Lanes **

Chapter 6 RIFT VALLEY STAFF

1951                                               Move Wheaton to Kijabe (RVA) by Castle boat

1952           Oct.            22               Mau Mau outbreak declared

1951           Nov.           03               Dave born in Nairobi

1952           Nov.           10               Carolyn born in Nairobi

Chapter 7 ALBANY MED. COLLEGE

1954                                               Marilyn born in Nairobi

1955                                               Move Kijabe to Albany (Med. School)

1959           May                              RS Grad. Albany Med College

1959           Dec.           28               Betsy born in Albany

1959-60                                          Internship at AMC              _________________________________________________________

1960s

1960                                               Summer at Gulfport

Chapter 8  LONDON SCHOOL

1960           Aug            26               Move Albany to London (for

LSH)

Chapter 9  BUSH DOCTOR

1961           March                           Move London to Monduli . Sail

on Kenya? Castle.

1962            Aug               4           Gini born in Arusha and Mann

                                                      Research

1963           May                              Mann research +.

1963           June                              Move Monduli to Nairobi

Chapter 10 AFRICAN MED. RES.

1963           July            24            Flew via London to DC then

“8X8” trip.**

1963           Sept.                ?           US Lane reunion and  back to

Kenya

1965           Jun-Jul                          Mann research Kitikiti

1967           ?                                   Mann research Loliondo

1967           ?                                   Dan graduates RVA

Chapter 11 NEW YORK HEALTH

1967           ?                                   Family move from Nairobi via

Europe to US

1967                                              Loudonville house (Paul Holly)

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1970s

1973           June 23                         David and Debbie (Waite) marry

1974           ?                                   Family reunion in Wheaton

Chapter 12 NAIROBI MED SCHOOL

1974           ?                                   Move of RS&ELS, Bets & Gin via

Norway to Kenya

1975           ?                                   Betsy at RVA

1975           ?                                   Family reunion NFD & Tz.**

Mare out

1976             June             14           Marilyn graduates Wheaton

1976           ?                                   Cal wedding in Cameroun

1977          April                              RS & Marilyn climb Kili.

1978           Feb             26               Jesse born in Illinois

1978           ?                                   Family Reunion Shafari via

Mara-Sere. **

1978           ?                                   RTW including Shanghai **

Chapter 13 AMREF II

1979           Nov.              20            Emily born

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1980s

1980           March           19-28                 Family reunion visit to Hurri

Hills

1980           March           31            Ben born in Moshi

1980           April 30- May 18            Zimbabwe survey with Prof. B.

1981           March         29             Sandra born in Nairobi

1983                                               ELS to Cameroun to visit Cal

1980s                                              RTW via HK & India **

1985                                               D&G in Hurris???

1985           Jan 28-Feb.9                  Conf. Malaysia. CMDA

1986           March         5-16            Lincoln, Nebraska **– RTK

book launch

Chapter 14  MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROG. (MAP)

1986           Nov.             9-14          Conf. Brunswick (MAP)

1986           Aug.           15-31          Ethiopia (sudden exit for eye)

1986                                               Join MAP, visit Ecuador **

1987           June            11               Luke born in Nairobi

1988                                               MAP; Dave at ISM; Cal at

Roslyn; Mare to Nrb;

Todd PhD; Gini & John wed;

Samson dies

Gin BSN then wedding with John

1989           Aug            15               Ellie born in Minneapolis

1989           July – Sept.                   Leave tour of US & UK (see

map) **

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1990s

1990           Dec.                             Family play; 2 Santas

1990                                               Births: Lane, Phil.; Cal to ISM;

Mare Arusha

Chapter 15 RETIREMENT I

1991           Oct.          25                 Nairobi via Sweden, UK,

Germany to US.

1991           Nov.                             Nashville (surg) then Abq.

1992           March & July                   YWAM sessions in Ga. and Haw.

1992           May-June                      Road trip around East Coast **

1992           June                              Grand Canyon S. reunion**

1992           July                              Lane sibling reunion in DC **

1992           Dec.           8                Eileen born in Florida

1992           Dec.                             Family reunion at TSL **

1993           May-Jun                        Trip East; MAP I.H. Conf.

1993           June                              Shaffer sibs at G.C.

1993           July                              Lane sibs. Reunion in DC

1993                                               Ruidoso camping; Emily at A.H.

1993           Dec.                             Xmas at TSL w 3 families

1994           Aug                              BELT move to Malawi. Bets

medical.

1994           Oct 23-29                     YWAM session in Tx. With Evvy

1996           March 10-Aug               50th Anniv. (UK, SA etc.) **

1997                                                       “Stay in US year”; Emily starts G

1997                                               Cook’s Cabin on Cont. Divide

1997                                               Manzano; Ghost R.; Telluride

Chapter 16   KILIMANJARO (KCMC)

1998                                               Move ABQ to Moshi/KCMC

(climb Kili)

1998                                               Machare; Pangani;

1998                                               Bets fr. Lilongwe, Lane Family

in Tz.

1998           Oct.         23                          Heidi born in Alaska

1999                                               Rachel visit; Bets visit; Esther to

Lasit (K)

1999                                               Sandra & Serena grad. ISM;

celeb. Safari in Serengeti

1999                                               Cal to Fla.;

1999                                               ELS via Alaska to Dan’s 50th

2000-2009

2000                                               Ruaha etc. trip w KCMC staff **

2000           Feb.?                            Israel tour with Wheaton group **

Chapter 17 RETIREMENT II

2000           May                              Move Moshi back to Abq. (2917)

2001                                               Family Rendezvous at Taos

2001           Sept               11          9-11 bombing

2001            Sept               16                  Paige born in Abq.

2002                                               Florida visits

2002           5 weeks                        SE Asia w.Cal,

(Bang./Camb./Thai/Chin **

2003                                               Atlanta wedding; Brooklyn; DC

(ChevyCh)

2003           May                              RS teaching trip to Kenya (w                                                          Yukka)

2003           June                              Serena graduates Wellesley

2003           June-Aug                       Finland-Russia w. Cal, Tz. **

2004           March                           Trip Zion etc. then CA reunion                                                        (Lane)

2004                                               Elder Hostel “Lewis n Clark” to                                                       Missoula **

2004           April           18              Jaime born in Abq.; Rachel

grad.HS, to CC

2004                                               Caleb grad.ISM; John retires;

Mathai Nobel

2005                                               Arlene graduates Rocky Mtn.

2005           May                              Tour B.Hills, (honeymoon site)

2005           Sept.                             Kidney transplant (Cal to Dave)

2005           Oct.            14               Olivia born

2006                                               60th Anniv.RTW: UK; RVA Cent.; Tz.;** Uganda; Ruanda; Serengeti w S&M & Willis; Aust.; N.Z; Armes move to Abq.

Emily starts F.S.;

2007                                              Esther and Paul on their honeymoon

2007           Oct.               13         Lindi born in Abq. ; Ellie grad. HS in DC;

2007             Nov.                           Kristen Lane wedding in Chicago

2007            Aug                            RVA reunion in CO.

2008                                               NBC 50th; Cairo/Nile w Nixons; Uganda;**

2008                                               Rwanda; Tz. Emily-Ali wedding

2008            Sept             22          Benjamin B. born. Then cataract surgery

2009             July              4           Family reunion at ? Ellie rows at Columbus

2009             July               3           Sandra marries Alan in Abq.

2009                                               Luke graduates Macalester College

2009                                               ‘49er 60th reun.; Phil. grad. AHS

 

Chapter 18  RETIREMENT III

2010s

2010             Feb.                            Brackenhurst CMDA lecture by

RS then Tz.

2010          Dec,                           Viking Danube cruise then to

Tz.**

2011             Jan           8                Caleb wedding in Arusha; Colin

born 11-11-

2012                                               To DC for Elkana; CA for

Laura’s funeral

2012                                               RVA reunion at Buena Vista at

Stan’s

2012             June                            “66th at ‘66” diner

2013           Feb             28             Costa Rica (Sandra), Nicaragua

(AMOS) **

2013                                               Lane Family Reunion +50 in

Alabama **

2013           Sept.                             Rachel wedding; Ben wedding in

Dec.

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­2014           July           25               Fam. Reunion at Taos

2014           Dec.                             Viking Rhone, Serengeti w.

KCMC **

2015           May                              Ellie n Jeff wedding in DC

2015           April                             Otto born in Abq.

2015           May                              Eileen graduates Wheaton

2016                                                      CA for L; talk; MT.; TX.; Armes

to Tz.

2017           July-Aug                      S&M, A&S&O here, Ivan born. B&T visit

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Events needing dates:

DUCKW trip to Turkana **

Family trip to Uganda in Peugeot **

Trip across Canada en-famille with camper ? Early ‘70s? **

Visit Deerwalk W.Va. with Grands. Cabin. Pond

Lincoln, Nebraska – Jim’s prairie wedding **

Family trip to Prince Ed. Island in camper **

Alaska – #1 summer 98. Trip to Fairbanks. Gin preg. w Heidi

Alaska – #2 Dec.99 Mom alone, enroute to Dan’s 50th.

Alaska – #3 Winter 99-00? M&D and Serena. Visit Seward

Esther’s wedding in Rockies

RSnELS visit Malawi x2 **   a.

b.

 

 

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