Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Lamar

Male 1716 - 1757  (41 years)


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  • Name John Lamar 
    Born 1716  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Mar 1757  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001516  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 

    Father John Lamar,   b. 1692, Calvert County, Maryland [became Prince George's County in 1695] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1774, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Susannah Tyler,   b. 14 Jul 1700, Queen Anne Parish, Parrotts Manor, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1762 and 1783, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1714/15  Queen Anne Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00885  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Marshall,   b. Abt 1722, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1744  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Bishop Lamar,   b. 10 Apr 1744, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1812, Hawkins County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Maxamillian (Mark) Lamar,   b. Abt 1746, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Jacob Lamar,   b. Abt 1747, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1824, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     4. Rebecca Lamar,   b. Abt 1749, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
     5. John Lamar,   b. Abt 1751, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1804, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
     6. Susannah Lamar,   b. 1754, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1830, Ohio County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F00864  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Will of John Lamar, Jr. PGCo.; written 2 Nov 1756; probate 24 Mar 1757
      To wife Sarah Lamar 1/3 of my moveable estate. Remainder to be divided amongst my 6 children; William Bishop, Mark, Jacob, Rebecca, Susanna and John.
      To wife the plantation on which I now dwell
      To eldest son William Bishop the land and plantation on which I dwell, after my wife's death.
      Tract; Major's lot.
      Witness: Robert Lamar, Robert Tyler; extx Sarah Lamar (I&A 63.407)
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      John Lamar, Jr., PGCo; 123.19.7; 11Nov 1761; List of debts (I&A 75.190)
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      John Lamar, Jr. 3.164 D PG 531.1.2 Nov 20 1762
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to 6 children (equally): William Bishup, Mark, Jacob, Rebecca, Susannah, John.
      Executrix: Sarah Lamar.
      ===
      Signed a will on 2 Nove 1756 [per LeMar]
      Will mentions only the widow Sarah, and children William Bishop, Jacob, John III, Mack, Rebecca, and Susanna
      He died after 2 Nov 1756
      A deed made by John Lamar II on 24 Aug 1752, shows his wife was Sarah Marshall...and his will shows that his widow's name was Sarah. [LeMar]

      Another researcher has him married to Susannah Pigman
      ===
      Sarah Batty 51.143 AA 379.1.3 Apr 15 1752 Jul 10 1752
      (also Sarah Beatty)
      Appraisers: Richard Smith, John Brown.
      Creditors: Henry Darnall, Samuel Lane (son of Joseph Lane).
      Next of kin: William Wells, Thomas Marshall, Jr.
      Administrator: John Lamar, Jr.
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      Daniel Carroll 36.500 A FR 2794.0.0 42.2.10 Oct 14 1754
      The amount of the accounts also included 1.12.11 in sterling.
      Received from: Christopher Lowndes, John Campbell, Benjamin Berry, Jr., William Nicholls, Anne Ford, Richard & Samuel Harrison, Henry Wright Crabb, Lingan Wilson, James Riggs, Susannah Jobson, David Scott, Ignatius Diggs, Thomas Digs, Samuel Magruder, Thomas Nicholls, Jr., Thomas Nicholls, Sr., Jonathon Siminsonds, Richard Siminsonds, John Lamar, Thomas Clark, Benjamin Brooks & Mary Townley, James Colmore.
      Payments to: Jane Grimshaw, David Linn, Christopher Lowndes for Lord Baltimore in Prince George's County, Dr. David Rose, John Darnall for Lord Baltimore, Margaret Dick paid to Clement Hill, Robert Bradley, Robert Perle, Samuel Roundell, James Dick, MM Wardrop & Graham, Elisabeth Harding, Thomas Cessford.
      Executrix: Eleanor Carroll.
      ===
      George Macseney 61.219 PG 60.16.11 May 19 1755 Aug 12 1755
      (also George MacSeeney)
      Appraisers: William Beall, Jr., Samuel White.
      Creditors: James Wardrop, John Lamar, Jr.
      Next of kin: Joseph Willingsford, Ann Macceney.
      Administrator: Jacob MacSeeney
      ===
      Contributed by Ralph D Smith: Skinner, V. L., Jr., "Abstracts of the Administration Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1754-1760."

      p. 103. May 26, 1758 - The Prince George's County, Md. administration account of John Lamar shows that Lamar's estate made a payment to William Marshall.
      ===
      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 640 RICHARD LAMAR, Sr. 04/08/1807 05/15/1807
      "Being Sick and weak in Body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. William Lamar --nephew (son of Robert Lamar)
      Jacob Lamar --nephew (son of John Lamar)
      -to have testator's plantation whereon testator now dwells called "Riley's Discovery" cont 145 acres to be divided equally between them and William to have the northeast part where testator's dwelling house now stands and Jacob to havc the south east part adjoining the lands of Ann Clark
      2. Riehard Lamar , Jr. --nephew
      -named executor of the will
      Witnesses: John B. Bowie
      Dennis Boyd
      Wiseman G. Keadee
      Then came: John B. Bowie
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      ===
      Land Records of Prince George's County, Maryland - Liber BB-1 Page 243.
      I, John Lemar (Lemarr) of PG, for 5 shillings sterling and also for the love I have for my son, John Lemar (Lemarr) Jr of PG, do sell to him all my right to a part or parcel of land on which he now dwells, it being some part of my land I hold, in a tract called Ryleys Discovery in PG, bounded by the line of Chelsey, containing about 80 acres. Signed Dec 4, 1744 - John Lemar. Wit - John Hepburn*, Benja Berry. Recorded Dec 15, 1744.
      ===
      1748-1752 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      pg. 90-91. John Waters Junior, of PGC, recorded 31 Oct. 1749, made 24 Aug. 1749, between Mary Baldwin daughter of James Baldwin of PGC, for 15 pounds sterling, sells her title to tract called "Mothers Gift" containing 400 acres lying in "Prince Frederick" County, adjoining to Patuxent River. Signed by Mark, M, Mary Baldwin, before John Lamar Junr. and Tyler Baldwin. Receipt, ack. 4 shillings alienation fine paid.
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 418. At the request of John Lamar Jr, the following deed was recorded on Sep 12, 1750.
      Sep 5, 1750 from William Wells of Anne Arundel County, planter, and Rebecca, his wife, to John Lamar Jr of Prince Georges County, planter, for and in consideration of a deed to William Wells of 135 acres (it being part of a tract of land called Charley) and for 5 shillings sterling and for divers other good causes, a tract of land now laid out and being one third part of the said tract of Charley, lying partly in Prince Georges County and partly in CC, bounded by Thomas Marshall Jr, Potomack River, containing and laid out for about 130 acres. Signed - Wm Wells, Rebekah Wells. Wit - John Hepburn, Benj.a Berry Jr. Sd Rebecca released her dower. Recorded in Prince Georges Liber JJ folio 90.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 419. At the request of William Wells, the following deed was recorded on Sep 12, 1750.
      Sep 5, 1750 from John Lamar Jr of Prince Georges County, planter, & Sarah, his wife, to William Wells of Anne Arundel County, planter, for and in consideration of a deed to John Lamar Jr of 130 acres (it being part of a tract of land called Charley) and for 5 shillings sterling and for divers other good causes, a tract of land now laid out and being another part of the said tract of Charley, lying partly in Prince Georges County and partly in CC. Signed - John Lemar Jr, Sarah (S her mark) Lemarr. Wit - John Hepburn, Benja Berry Jr. Sd Sarah released her dower. Recorded in Prince Georges Liber JJ folio 91.
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page 4. Feb 29, 1752 from Thomas Harwood Jr of the City of Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Gent, to John Lamar Jr of Prince Georges County, planter, and Sarah, his wife. Whereas ad Thomas Harwood Jr, in Apr term last, by writ of entry sur discisinence post, did recover against sd John Lamar Jr and Sarah, his wife, all that tract of plantable land now laid out and being part of a tract of land called Charley, being partly in Prince Georges and partly in CC, and bounded by Thomas Mershall Jr, Potomack River, containing and laid out for about 130 acres, as by the sd recovery, remaining of record in the Provincial Court of Maryland. The intent of these parties is that sd land so as afd recovered, shall inure to the only use and behoof of sd John Lamar Jr and Sarah, his wife. Signed - Thee Harwood Jr. Wit - John Heburn, Wm Marshall. Recorded May 28, 1752. Also recorded in Prince Georges County in Liber N.N. folio 2 & 3,
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page 6. Feb 29, 1752 from John Lamar Jr of Prince Georges County, planter, and Sarah, his wife, to Thomas Marshall Jr of CC, planter, for 86 7 shillings and 3 pence sterling, and for divers other good causes, all that tract of land laid out of a tract of land called charley, lying partly in Prince Georges Co and partly in CC, bounded by Thomas Marshall Jr, Potomack River, containing and laid out for about 130 acres. Signed - John Lamar Jr. Wit - John Hepburn, Thos Harwood Jr. Sarah relinquished her right of dower. Recorded May 28, 1752. Also recorded in Prince Georges county in Liber N.N. folio 3 SE 4.
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page 33. Recorded Aug 24, 1752. Jul 13, 1752 from John Lamar Jr of Prince Georges County, planter, and Sarah, his wife, to William Wills of Anne Arundel County, planter, and Rebeckah, his wife, for and in consideration of a deed made by sd William and Rebeckah Wiles to sd Lamar for 130 acres of land, being one half of that part of a tract of land called Charley, that Mr William Marshall, decd, gave, by his will, to his 2 daughters, Sarah Marshall, now wife to John Lamar Jr, and Rebeckah Marshall, now wife to William Wills, & to the heirs of their body lawfully begotten &c, and also for 5 shillings sterling by the afd William Wills and Rebecca, his wife, to them, and for divers other good causes, sd John Lamar Jr and Sarah, his wife, grant to William and Rebecca Wills, all their right to all that part of a tract of land lying part in Prince Georges County and part in CC, called Charley, being one half of the sd tract of Charley that Mr William Marshall decd gave by his will to his 2 daughters (as above), containing and laid out for about 130 acres. Signed - John Lamar Jr, Sarah (S her mark) Lamar. Wit - John Hepburn, Benja Berry Jr. Acknowledged in Prince Georges County by John Lamar Jr & Sarah, his wife; Rebecca relinquished dower. Recorded Aug 24, 1752 at the request of Thomas Marshall Sr.
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 1. At the request of John Lamar, Jr. the following Deed was recorded February 29, 1751/2
      I John Lamar, Sr., planter, in consideration of 25 pounds sterling as well in consideration of the love and goodwill I bear unto my son John Lamar, Jr. have transferred unto him part of a tract called "Batchelor's {Hope}" lying on the eastern part of a greater tract originally granted to Ninian Beall called "Majors Lott" in P. G. County, but formerly in Calvert County, on the west branch of the west side of the Patuxent River in the freshes} {Calvert County, Maryland Patent Record 22, p. 330, for Ninian Beall dated Mar 3, 1687/8}. Signed John Lamar in the presence of and acknowledged before John Hepburn and at the same time Susannah Lamar wife of John Lamar, Sr., relinguished her right of dower. {Reconstructed from other records, the right side of the page is missing}
      {The Majors Lott; 18 Apr 1706 division among James Mullikin 100 acres, John Joyce 50 acres, Edward Dawson,100 acres, John Pottinger 200 acres, Thomas Lemar 200 acres and Mathew Mackbey 150 acres, Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records C, p. 171B.}
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 2. At the request of John Lamar, Jr. the following Deed was recorded February 29, 1751/2
      Indenture made February 29, 1751/2; Between Thomas Harwood, Jr., of the City of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland of one part and John Lamar, Jr., of PGCo, planter and Sarah Lamar his wife of the other part. Whereas Thomas Harwood, Jr., in April term last by writ of entry sur discisinence post, did recover against sd John Lamar, Jr., and Sarah Lamar his wife, all that tract of plantable land now laid out and being part of a tract of land called "Charley", being partly in Prince Georges and partly in Charles County, Maryland, and bounded by Thomas Marshall Jr, Potomack River, containing and laid out for about 130 acres, as by the sd recovery, remaining of record in the Provincial Court of Maryland. The intent of these parties is that said land so as afd recovered, shall inure to the only use and behoof of said John Lamar, Jr., and Sarah Lamar, his wife. Signed Thomas Harwood, Jr., in the presence of John Hepburn, William Marshall and acknowledged before John Hepburn
      {Also recorded in Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page 4. Feb 29, 1752}
      {Reconstructed from other records, the left side of the page is missing}
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 3. At the request of Thomas Marshall, Jr. the following Deed was recorded March 25, 1751/2
      Indenture made February 29, 1752; John Lamar, Jr., of PGCo, planter, and Sarah, his wife in consideration of 86 7 shillings and 3 pence sterling, and for divers other good causes and consideration, him hereunto moving hadth sold unto Thomas Marshall, Jr., of Charles County, Maryland, planter, all that tract of land laid out of a tract of land called "Charley", lying partly in PGCo and partly in Charles County, Maryland, bounded by Thomas Marshall, Jr., Potomack River, and laid out for 130 acres. Signed John Lamar Jr., Sarah Lamar in the presence of John Hepburn, Thos Harwood, Jr., and acknowledged before John Hepburn and at the same time Sarah Lamar wife of John Lamar, Jr., relinquished her right of dower. {Also recorded in Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page 6. Feb 29, 1752.}
      ===
      Provincial Court Land Records, 1749-1756
      Volume 701, Page 381

      This Indenture made this Ninth day of August in the Year of our Lord God Seventeen
      hundred and fifty three Between James Drain of Prince Georges County in the Province
      of Maryland Planter of the one part and John Lamar Junior of the County and
      Province aforesaid Merchant of the other part Witnesseth That Whereas the said John
      Lamar Junior at the Special Instance and request of the said James Drain on the
      Ninth day of August Instant became Bound to the Honourable Benjamin Tasker
      Esquire in a Bond or Obligation with the said James Drain Jointly and severally in the
      Penal Sum of Two hundred and sixty Pounds Sterling Money Conditioned for the
      Payment of One hundred and thirty Pounds like Money Now this Indenture
      further Witnesseth that the said James Drain for and in Consideration of the said
      John Lamar Junior his becoming Bound as afsd and also for and in Consideration
      of the Sum of five Shillings Sterling Money to him the said James Drain in
      hand paid by the said John Lamar Junior the Receipt whereof he doth hereby
      Acknowledge Hath Given Granted Bargained Sold Aliened Enfeoffed and Confirmed
      and by these Presents Doth Give Grant Bargain Sell Alien Enfeoff and Confirm
      unto the said John Lamar Junior his Heirs and Assigns for ever All that Tract
      or Parcel of Land (being part of a Tract of Land called Brock Hall) lying in
      the County aforesaid and Bounded as follows that is to say Beginning at the
      end of the first line of James Offutts part of the said Tract of Land and
      running thence South Seventy eight Degrees West forty three and a Quarter P.s
      ^to the South East Corner of Beall Hunting Quarter and with the said Land South sixty one and a half degrees^ West to the Branch known by the Name of back branch to and with the said
      Branch to a Corner of s.d Ja.s Offutt his part of said Tract of Land and with
      his Line to the first beginning Boundary Containing by Estimation forty nine
      and a half Acres of Land or thereabouts Also All that Tract or Parcel of Land
      called Greenfield lying in Prince Georges County afsd taken from the South
      part of the Land for John Darnall known by the Name of Something formerly
      Surveyed for Two hundred Acres more or less Beginning at a Bounded White
      Oak it being the North East Corner Tree of a Parcel of Land laid out for Cap.t
      Brock and running from the said Bounded White Oak North for the length
      of forty nine Perches to a Gum standing on the South side of a Branch called
      John Dernalls ^back^ Branch and from the said Gum North and by West forty P.s to a
      Spanish Oak standing on the South side of the said back Branch and from the
      said Spanish Oak running West and by South One hundred and ninety Perches
      to a White Oak standing in the dividing Line of the said John Dernall and Will.m
      Ray's Land and running with the said Line South to Intersect with the West &
      by South line of s.d Cap.t Brock's Land and from thence with a streight line to the
      first Bounded Tree Containing and laid out for One hundred and nine Acres of Land
      more or less with all and singular the Premisses and Appurtenances thereunto
      belonging To have and to hold the said two Tracts or Parcels of Land and
      Premisses with the Appurtenances thereunto belonging unto him the said John
      Lamar junior his Heirs and Assigns for ever and to and for no other Use Intent
      or Purpose whatsoever And the said James Drain for himself his Heirs
      Ex.rs Adm.rs or Assigns Covenants and Agrees to and with the said John Lamar
      Junior his Heirs and Assigns by these Presents the said two Tracts or Parcels
      of Land and Premisses with their each and every of their Appurtenances unto the
      said John Lamar Jun.r his Heirs and Assigns ^against him the said James Drain his Heirs and Assigns^ and against all and every other
      Person or Persons whatsoever shall and will Warrant and Defend by these
      Presents Provided always and it is the true Intent and meaning of these
      Presents and the Parties to the same that if the above Named James Drain
      his Heirs Exors or Adm.rs shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said
      Benjamin Tasker the afsd Sum of One hundred and thirty Pounds Sterling with
      legal Interest thereon and also well and truly save harmless and keep Indemnifyed
      the said John Lamar Jun.r his Heirs Ex.rs Adm.rs or Assigns from the Payment of the
      said Sum of One hundred and thirty Pounds Sterling Money with legal Interest
      thereon and also and Lawfull Interest thereon and from all Costs and Charges
      that shall or may at any times hereafter Accrue on Account of his the said John
      Lamar Junior becoming Bound as aforesaid then these Presents and every
      Article and Clause therein contained ^shall cease determine and be void any thing herein Contained^ to the Contrary notwithstanding
      And the said James Drain for himself and his Heirs Covenants and
      Agrees to and with the said John Lamar Jun.r his Heirs and Assigns the afsd
      Sum of One hundred and thirty Pounds Sterling Money afsd and Interest
      thereon shall and will well and truly pay unto the said Benjamin Tasker when
      thereunto required In Testimony whereof the Parties to these Presents have
      hereunto Interchangeably set their hands and Affixed their Seals the day and
      Year first within mentioned Ja.s Drane Seal
      Signed Sealed and Delivered
      in the Presence of Jn.o Brice Benj.a Beall

      On the back of the aforegoing Deed was thus Endorsed Viz.t

      Aug.t 9.th 1753 Received of the within named John Lamar Jun.r the within
      mentioned Sum of five Shillings Sterling Money being the Consideration Money
      in this Deed mentioned P Ja.s Drane
      Witness Jn.o Brice Benj.a Beall

      August 9.th 1753 Came the within named James Drain before me the Subscriber
      one of his Lordships Justices of the Provincial Court and Acknowledged the within
      Deed to be his Act and Deed and the Land and Premisses within mentioned to
      be the Right and Estate of the within named John Lamar junior his Heirs and
      Assigns according to the true Intent and meaning of the within Deed and the Act
      of Assembly in that Case made and provided Jn.o Brice
      Recorded August 9.th 1753
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 84. At the request of Abraham Jones the following Deed was recorded September 6, 1760
      Indenture made March 28, 1760; Thomas Philpot of the City of London, merchant in consideration of 100 pounds sterling paid by Abraham Jones of PGCo has sold part of a tract called "Majors Lott" containing 206 acres and beginning on the west side of Collington Branch and bounded by William Brashears land and Samuel Pottenger's land. To warrant and defend from all manner of persons having any claim and also procure or cause Sarah Lamar, widow and relict of John Lamar, Jr., to exonerate and release her right of dower in said land. And lastly appoint Jonathan Slater of Calvert County, Maryland his true and lawful attorney to acknowledge this presents. Signed Thomas Philpott, in the presence of Henry Rozer, Edmund Key and acknowledged before Thomas Williams, John Stone Hawkins