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

John Lamar

Male 1692 - 1774  (82 years)


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  • Name John Lamar 
    Born 1692  Calvert County, Maryland [became Prince George's County in 1695] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Nov 1774  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001831  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Thomas Lamar,   b. Abt 1672,   d. 29 May 1714, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Mother Anne Pottinger,   b. Abt 1676, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1714, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married Abt 1692  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01013  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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 
    Children 
     1. John Lamar,   b. 1716, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1757, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     2. Priscilla Lamar,   b. Abt 1721, Queen Anne Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
     3. Thomas Lamar,   b. Abt 1722, Queen Anne Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
     4. Richard Lamar,   b. Abt 1726, Queen Anne Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1807, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
     5. Susannah Lamar,   b. 26 May 1726, Queen Anne Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1805, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Anne Lamar,   b. 28 Sep 1730, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1812, Berkeley County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     7. Mary Lamar,   b. Abt 1731, Queen Anne Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Robert Lamar,   b. 1731, Queen Anne Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815, Alleghany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     9. Elizabeth Lamar,   b. Abt 1732, Queen Anne Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
     10. Rachel Lamar,   b. Bef 1750, Queen Anne Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Mareen Lamar,   b. Bef 1746, Queen Anne Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1777, Paoli, Pennsylvania (Revolutionary War-Battle of Paoli Tavern) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F00882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 267 JOHN LAMAR 02/28/1758 11/01/1774
      "being of sound and disposing mind and memory ."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Susanna Lamar--wife
      -to have one third of testator's moveable estate both here and in Great Britain
      -not to pay any of the money due to testator's children by this will until 2 years following testator's decease - to have all of testator's lands which he holds during her natural life being 260 acres w/ the plantation whereon testator now lives being part of the said land and after her decease to be divided between testator's 2 sons, Mureane and Richard with Richard's part to be raid off to the northward and include the dwellings and Mureane to have the other part
      2. Susanna Lamar --daughter
      Anne Lamar --(laughter
      Mary Lamar --daughter
      Elizabeth Lamar --daughter
      Rachel Lamar --daughter
      -to have the sum of 200 pounds to be divided among them
      3. Mureane Lamar --son
      Richard Lamar --son
      -to have the sum of 50 pounds to be divided among them
      4, Thomas Lamar --son
      Priscilla Lamar --daughter
      Robert Lamar --son
      -remainder of the estate to be divided among testator's 10 children
      -Robert to have the testator's lands should both Richard and Mureane die wfout heirs for his natural life
      5. 'William Lamar --grandson (eldest son of Robert)
      -should both Richard and Mureane die w/out heirs, then after the decease of his father Robert to have a share of the dwelling plantation and also the next eldest son of Robert (unnamed)
      6. Jacob Lamar --grandson
      John Lamar -grandson {sons of deceased son John Lamar
      -should both testator's sons Richard and Mureane die wiput heirs, then to have a share of testator's plantation after the death of Robert Lamar
      -to have their father's share of the remainder of the estate
      Witnesses: Elie Vallette, Ignatius Perry, Jr., William Brodgen, Jr.
      Then came: Ignatius Perry and Wiliam Brogden
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      ===
      Sources:
      Title: History of the Lamar Family in America, 1941, Harold Dihel LeMar
      Title: Date of probate - probably died about 1758 according to LeMar

      ===
      Lamar, John, (Sr) PGCo 28Feb 1758, 01 Nov 1774
      To wife Susanna Lamar, Extx., 1/3 moveable estatee both here and in Great Britaine, all lands containing 260 acres during life at her death to sons Mareane (Marion) and Richard Lamar (to inherit dwelling), equally and at his death to sons Jacob and John.
      To 5 Daus,; Susanna, Anne, Mary, Elizabeth and Rachel, 200 equally.
      To 2 sons Muraene and Richard, 50 equaIly.
      To 10 children; Thomas, Priscilla, Robert, Susanna, Anne, Mary, Elizabeth, Muraene, Richard and Rachel, residue of moveable estate.
      Wit: Elie Vallette; Ignatius Perry, Jr. William Brogden. Jr. (MCW XVL.6; Wills, 40.27; MDMP)
      John Lamar, s/o Thomas Lamar patented 50 acres of Wolf Ridge Tract in Frederick co. on 14 Mar 1750 (SOM BY3/28)

      John Lamar, PGCo.; 827.6.11; 19Jan1775; 26Feb1776;
      nok: Marion Lamar, Richard Lamar, extx. Susanna Lamar (I&A 123.423)

      John Lamar, PGCo; distribution; 914; 6Nov1776;
      Legatees: Susanna, Ann, Mary, Elisabeth, Rachel, Marcus (sic), Richard Lamar; dist. to Widow (unnamed) 1/3; residue to 10 children (unnamed), equally; extx. Mrs. Susanna Lamar (ABB 7.72)
      ===
      John Lamar 123,423 PG 827.6,11 Jan 19 1775 Nov 6 1776
      Appraisers: Humphrey Bell, Isaac Lansdale.
      Creditors: Stephen West, Robert Pottongo.
      Next of kin: Marion Lamar, Richard Lamar.
      Executor: Susanna Lamar.
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      John Lamar 7.72 D PG 914.0.5 Nov 6 1776
      Sureties: Robert Pottinger, William Lamar.
      Legatees: Susanna Lamar, Ann Lamar, Mary Lamar, Elisabeth Lamar, Rachel Lamar,
      Marcus Lamar, Richard Lamar.
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to 10 children (unnamed,
      equally).
      Executrix: Mrs. Susanna Lamar.
      ===
      Susannah TYLER was born 14 Jul 1700 in Brough, Prince George's, MD, and died ABT 1776. She was the daughter of 2. Robert TYLER , Jr. and 3. Susannah DUVALL. She married John LAMAR 21 Jan 1714 in Prince George's County, Maryland, son of Thomas LAMAR and Anne UNKNOWN. He was born ABT 1692, and died ABT 1774 in Prince George's County, Maryland.

      Children of Susannah TYLER and John LAMAR are:

      i. John LAMAR was born ABT 1716 in Queen Anne, Prince George's, MD, and died 5 Nov 1756. He married Sarah MARSHALL, daughter of William MARSHALL.
      ii. Thomas LAMAR was born ABT 1722 in Queen Anne, Prince George's, MD.
      iii. Robert LAMAR was born ABT 1724 in Queen Anne, Prince George's, MD, and died 1815 in Alleghany County, MD. He married Sarah HALL.
      iv. Mareen LAMAR was born ABT 1725 in Queen Anne, Prince George's, MD.
      v. Richard LAMAR was born ABT 1726 in Queen Anne, Prince George's, MD, and died 1807.
      vi. Susannah LAMAR was born 26 May 1726 in Queen Anne, Prince George's, MD, and died 1805. She married Alexander MAGRUDER.
      vii. Anne LAMAR was born ABT 1728 in Queen Anne, Prince George's, MD. She married Unknown BRISCOE.
      viii. Rachel LAMAR was born ABT 1729 in Queen Anne, Prince George's, MD. She married William HARDING.
      ix. Priscilla LAMAR was born ABT 1730 in Queen Anne, Prince George's, MD.
      x. Mary LAMAR was born ABT 1731 in Queen Anne, Prince George's, MD.
      xi. Elizabeth LAMAR was born in Queen Anne, Prince George's, MD.

      ===
      Turner, Sarah, Prince George's County, 14th Oct., 1739; 26th Nov., 1739.
      To son Soloman, to daus. Sarah and Elizabeth, to child, of deceased son John, 5s. each,
      To daus. Margarett and Anne, extx., residue of estate to be divided equally.
      Test: John Lamar, James Drain. 22.108.
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      Kingsbury, Elizabeth, Prince George's County, late of Calvert County, 6th March, 1743; 3rd May, 1743.
      To son James, ex., and dau. Priscilla Groom, entire estate,
      daus. Elizabeth Lucas and Anne Pottenger and son Samuel Evans, 5s. each.
      Test: Philip Green, Francis Hall, John Larmer. MCW 23.134.
      ===
      Andrew Beall 28.173 PG ---- Aug 24 1743 Aug 25 1743
      Appraisers: John Lamar Thomas Jordon.
      Creditors: John Belt, Jr., Mary Townley.
      Administrators/Executors: David Ross, John Goodman.
      ===
      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.
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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.
      ===
      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 relinguished her right of dower. {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.}
      ===
      1765-1768 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      1345-1347. Walter Baker recorded by order of Frederick County June Court the following land
      commission and deposition. To Messrs Joseph West Senr., Zadock Magruder, Samuel White and
      John Briscoe; whereas Walter Baker is seized of a tract called Pig Pen and Woolf Pitt did on the 22
      Dec. petition to have the memory ofthe bounds perpetuated. Issued 16 Jan. 1767, signed John Darnall
      Clerk. Deposition Thomas Kelly aged 38 years, at a bounded hickory forked near the ground on the
      north side of Seneca, deposeth that 8 years ago he was shown the above hickory by James Foard and
      he told him that this was the tree which Mr. Nicholas Baker had told the said Foard was the bound tree
      of a tract which the said Baker bought of John Lamar, called Pig Penn. Taken 11 April 1767.
      Deposition of James Foard aged about 47 years, standing at the hickory forked near ground, on north
      side of Seneca, deposeth that 13 years ago, he was with Mr. Nicholas Baker near the above tree, and
      said Baker told him that that was the bound tree of the land he had bought of John Lamar called Pig
      Pen.
      Deposition of James Foard, aged 47, standing at a bounded white oak standing on north side of
      a small draft that falls into Seneca, deposes that about 2 years ago, was riding along a road near the
      above bounded tree in company with William Williams and said Williams told him that the white oak
      was the beginning tree of a tract called wolf pit. Signed 11 April 1767. Before Joseph West, Zadock
      Magruder, Samuel White.
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1793-1794; Liber JRM 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 483. At the request of Richard Lamar the following Deed was recorded January 28, 1794
      Indenture made January 17, 1794; Gabriel Duvall, Attorney at Law of the City of Annapolis in consideration of 1000 pounds current money paid by Richard Lamar, planter of PGCo has sold part of "Rileys Discovery" where Richard Lamar now lives containing 260 acres which tract was devised by John Lamar the father of Richard Lamar by his last will and testament dated February 28, 1758 to his wife Susannah Lamar during her natural life and after her decease to his two sons Mareen Lamar and Richard Lamar and to the survivor of them in tail. Signed G. Duvall in the presence of Trueman Tyler and acknowledged before Jeremiah Townley Chase, Judge of the General Court

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