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

Robert Lancaster

Male 1720 - 1785  (65 years)


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  • Name Robert Lancaster 
    Born 1720  Surry County, Virginia or Hanover County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1785  St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I005800  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2020 

    Family Mary Mallory,   b. 1725, Va Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Lancaster,   b. 1745, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. William Lancaster,   b. 17 Nov 1746, Hanover County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1843, Napoleon Miller's farm, Switzerland County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     3. Thomas Lancaster,   b. 1749, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1828, Falmouth P.O., Pendleton County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Robert Lancaster,   b. 1755, St. Thomas' Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1844, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. John A. Lancaster,   b. 1758, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1816, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     6. Reuben Lancaster,   b. 1761, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1835, Scott County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     7. Mary "Polly" Lancaster,   b. 1764, Hanover County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Elizabeth Lancaster,   b. 1766, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Henry Lancaster,   b. 1767, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Anne Lancaster,   b. 1769, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1823, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years)
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F04121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Has children,
      (1) William Lancaster, b. Nov. 17, 1746 Hanover County, Virginia (Virginia DAR, private). died Nov. 4, 1843, Napoleon Miller's farm in Switzerland County, Indiana.

      (2) Mary Lancaster, who married John Conner, Feb. 7, 1785, Orange County, Virginia., witnesses were Uriah Proctor and brother John Lancaster.

      (3) Robert Lancaster, Jr.
      (4) John Lancaster, b. 1758-d. 1816

      Lancaster, Robert Sr. (1720-1817)
      Son of (Richard Lancaster of New Hanover Co.?)
      Spouse: Mary Mallory, d/o Thomas Mallory, Jr.
      Lineage: Robert, Sr.>(?Richard>Robert)
      · 1720*St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, Vital Records
      Robert Lancaster Sr. (b. 1720 Hanover County, Virginia-d. bef. June 20th 1817 Orange County, Virginia)
      Mary Mallory Lancaster (b. 1725 VA-d. St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia)
      · 1752*Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12, pg. 84-87
      May 28th 1752... Alexander Hawkins, wife Mary, of St. George Parish, Spotsylvania County to John Wright of St. David's Parish, King William County, 150-acres land in St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, bounded by Lawyer's Road, corner to Haley's. Witnesses: Robert Lancaster and William Wright, et.al.
      · 1752*Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12, 87-88
      May 28th 1752… Alexander Hawkins, wife Mary, of St. George Parish, Spotsylvania County to William Wright of Parish of St. David's, King & Queen, 150 acres in Parish of St. Thomas, County of Orange. Signed, Alexander. Hawkins. Witnesses: Joseph Reynolds, Lancelot Rea, Robert Lankester, John Hawkins, and John Wright.
      · 1755*Orange County, Virginia. Court Order Book (1754-1763) pg. 129, by Sparacio
      June 26th 1755... Charles Copeland and Peter Copeland sued Robert Lancaster for collection of a debt of 8 pounds, 6 shillings and 6 pence. Robert Lancaster did not deny the debt and disposition of the suit was postponed.
      · 1756*Orange County, Virginia. Court Order Book (1756-1757) pg. 250, by Sparacio
      August 27th 1756... Richard Martin plaintiff against Robert Lancaster defendant: On petition this day came both parties though duly warned came not; therefore it is considered by the Court that Plaintiff recover against defendant three pounds-five shillings current money, the debt. In the petition mentioned with interest thereon at five percent per annum from the last day of June 1756 until paid and costs and the defendant in mercy &c.
      · 1756*Orange County, Virginia. Court Order Book (1756-1757) pg. 251, by Sparacio
      August 27th 1756... Charles and Peter Copland plaintiffs against Reuben Daniel, defendant: In Debt: This day dame the parties by their attorneys and the defendant prayed and has oyer of the writing obligatory in the declaration mentioned and to imparle thereof till the next court and then to plead -Upon the attachment obtained by Robert Lancaster against the Estate of Zachary Price for five pounds, one shilling and three pence and the Sheriff having made return that he hath executed the same on a horse and the defendant failing to appear to replecy the same, it is considered by the Court that plaintiff recover against defendant five pounds, one shilling and three pence current money with interest at the rat of five percent per annum from the tenth day of June 1756 till paid and his costs by him about his suit in this behalf expended and it is ordered that the Sheriff sell the horse attached according to law and pay the money arising there from to the plaintiff towards satisfying this judgment and the residue if any to restore to the defendant and that he make return of his proceedings to the Court.
      · 1757*Orange County, Virginia, Road Orders (1750-1800) by, Anne Brush Miller
      September 22nd 1757, pg. 350… Richard Thomas Gentleman, Stephen Smith, and Stephen I. K. Smith who were appointed and sworn to view the Way from Fredericksburg road by Hardens old field to join the road from Garnets folly to Spotsylvania line having made there report that the same is a level way, it is therefore ordered that the same be cleared as laid off by the viewers to Spotsylvania to meet the road from the said line to Garnets folly and the following persons are appointed to assisted in the opening and clearing the said till the same be opened, Viz: Daniel Singleton, Philip Singleton, John Bledsoe, George Gledsoe, James Mitchell, Joseph Reynolds’s, Samuel Rice, John Wright, Robert Lancaster, the male laboring tithe’s at fleets quarters at John Conner’s at Braxton’s quarter at Thomas Haley’s and also the gang that works on the road from the Poplar Springs down to the tomb stone and with those that work on the roads above Captain Caves to the pine stake Church and that Philip Singleton be overseer of the same.
      · 1758*Orange County, Virginia, Deed Book 12, pg. 478-480
      August 24th 1758... "To all men... I, James Herndon and wife Valentine (nee Haley) of St. Brumfield Parish, Culpeper County, make over to Robert Lancaster of Orange County... 120-acres, bounded by Thomas Haley, William Haley, Peter Montague, and Reuben Daniel. Witnesses: Benjamin Cave, Thomas Haley, Philip Singleton, James Herndon, Valentine (x-nee Haley) Herndon. Recorded, August 24th 1758.
      · 1758*Orange County, Virginia. Court Order Book (1757-1759) pg. 417, by Sparacio
      August 24th 1758... An indenture of feoffment between James Herndon and Valentine his wife of one part and Robert Lancaster of the other part with a memorandum of livery of seisen thereon endorsed was proved by the oaths of Benjamin Cave, Thomas Haley and Philip singleton, three of the witnesses thereto, and ordered to be recorded.
      · 1758*Orange County, Virginia. Court Order Book (1757-1759) pg. 374, by Sparacio
      April 28th April... The attachment obtained by Robert Lancaster against the Estate of James Mitchell is dismissed.
      · 1759*Orange County, Virginia Tythables (1734-1782), by Barbara Vines Little
      September 1759… County Court Judgments (box 29): Robert Lancaster listed with 4
      · 1760*Orange County, Virginia, Tythables (1734-1782) (box 29) by Barbara Vines Little
      County Court Judgments, November 1760, Box 29... Richard Lankester, chg. 1 Tythables and Robert Lankester, chg. 1 tythables.
      · 1761*Orange County, Virginia. Court Order Book (1759-1762) pg. 602, by Sparacio
      November 26th 1761... Robert Lancaster, listed: were sworn for Grand Jury of inquest for the body of this County and having returned nothing to present are discharged.
      · 1762*Orange County, Virginia, Deed Book 13, pg. 230-234
      April 22nd 1762… Lancelot Rea deeded to Reuben Daniel land on Terry's Run: Witnesses: Samuel Daniel, William Wright, Richard Cousins, Robert Lancaster (sic).
      · 1762*Orange County, Virginia. Court Order Book (1754-1763) pg. 631, by Sparacio
      April 22nd 1762... An indenture of feofment with livery and seisen endorsed thereon between Lancelot Rea of the one part and Reuben Daniel of the other part was proved by the oaths of Richard Cousins, Robert Lancaster and William Wright three of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.
      · 1762*Orange County, Virginia, Deed Book 13, pg. 267
      November 25th 1762... Pursuant to an order of Court of Orange County. We the subscribers sworn before Elijah Morton, Gent., began at a white oak .... One acre of land we value to ten shillings also for damages ten shillings... it being the land of Edwin Fleet. December 20th 762. Jury duty-Robert Lancaster, member.
      · 1762*Orange County, Virginia. Deed Book 13, pg. 267
      December 20nd1762... Land of Edwin Fleet surveyed. Jury: Daniel Singleton, John Webb, Philip Singleton, Robert Lancaster, (sic), John Wright, et.al. Recorded December 23rd 1762
      · 1765*Orange County, Virginia, Deed Book 14, pg. 206-208
      December 29th 1765... Land bought by Philip Singleton from James Haley, both of Edward Haley. Witnesses: Richard Crittenden Webb, Robert Lancaster, Daniel Singleton.
      · 1766*Orange County, Virginia, Tythables (1734-1782) by Barbara Vines Little
      John Oakes list of Tithes in my precincts 1766: listed Robert Lancaster for 3 tythables
      · 1772*Orange County, Virginia, Deed Book 15, pg. 508-509
      June 25th 1772... Indenture June 25th 1772 between Nicholas Jones and Abba, his wife, and John Lancaster... for 47.10 pounds, sells 100 acres bounded Daniel Singleton: Captain Richard Thomas: Benjamin Adams.... Signed, Nicholas & Abba Jones.
      · 1774*Orange County, Virginia, Deed Book 16, pg. 208-209
      April 28th 1774... Deed from William (son of Edward) and Henrietta Haley to John Brown, bounded by Benjamin Haley, and Robert Lancaster, et.al.
      · 1774*Orange County, Virginia, Road Orders (1750-1800) by, Anne Brush Miller
      June 23rd 1774, pg. 339 [O.C.M.B 2, pg. 12]… Robert Lancaster appointed overseer of the road form Rowland Thomas’s to Gaines in the room of William Cave and that he with the gang that was under the said Cave do clear and keep the same in good repair.
      · 1777*Orange County, Virginia, House of Burgesses, Petition
      November 17th 1777... Robert Lancaster, signed petitions presented to the House of Burgesses, with his oldest son, William Lancaster, signing as well.
      · 1779*Orange County, Virginia, House of Burgesses, Petition
      May 24th 1779... Robert Lancaster, signed petitions presented to the House of Burgesses, with his oldest son, William Lancaster, signing as well.
      · 1780*Orange County, Virginia, Deed Book 17, pg. 426-427 (1778-1786) by Sam Sparacio
      November 14th 1780...Deed of recorded, John Vivian Jr. and his wife Martha to Vivian Daniel. Witnesses: Robert Lancaster, John Groom, and William Pollock recorded March 22nd 1781
      · 1781*Orange County, Virginia, Court Records, Deed Abstract, pg. 69-71 (1778-1786), by Sparacio
      Indenture September 11th 1781, between John Conner and Lucy, his wife, and Uriah Proctor for 100-pounds... sell 120-acres on branches of Terry's run: Borders: Richard Lancaster: new line surveyed for Rachel Conner: John Collins. Signed, John & Lucy Conner. Witnesses: John Proctor, Ben. Hiatt, Robert Lancaster, Richard Cn. Webb. Recorded April 25th 1782.
      · 1781*Orange County, Virginia, Court Records, Deed Abstract, pg. 71-73 (1778-1786), by Sparacio
      On margin, "Origl. deld. Rd. Lancaster, September 3rd 1808". Indenture September 11th 1781, between John Conner and Lucy, his wife and Richard Lancaster... for 100 pounds... sell 100-acres on branches of Terry's run ... Lick Branch; Uriah Proctor: Rachel Conner... Signed, John & Lucy Conner. Witnesses: John Proctor, Ben. Hiatt, Robert Lancaster and Richard Cn. Webb. Recorded April 25th 1782.
      · Orange County, Virginia Tythables (1734-1782), by Barbara Vines Little
      Listed Richard Lancaster with 1 free male-1 horse-3 Cattle, Robert Lancaster listed with 1 free male- 3 horses-7 cattle, Robert Lancaster Jr. listed a free male-1 horse.
      · 1782*Census, Orange County, Virginia, (Rowland Thomas, dist.),
      Robert Lancaster, head of household: 3 whites in household, no blacks
      · 1782*Orange County, Virginia, Land Tax Books (1782-1790), by Ruth and Sam Sparacio
      Ambrose Madison return for 1782, pg. 7… Robert Lancaster owned 120-acres… value per acres (3)… L. (18) S. (0)… L. (0) S. (3) D. (7-1/4)
      · 1783*Orange County, Virginia, Court Records, Deed Abstract, pg. 241-242 (1778-1786), by Sparacio
      Indenture September 25th 1783 between William Peacher and Frances, his wife and John Dedman... for 84-pounds, sell 149-acres on West side the new road corner to Alexander Wright deceased... west side of Lawyers old road in Threldkill's line... Signed, Wm. Peacher. Witnesses: Robert Lancaster, Henry Martin. Recorded September 25th 1783.
      · 1785*Census (Catlett Conway Dist.) Orange County, Virginia
      Robert Lancaster listed head of household: 6 whites in household, 1 dwelling, and 3 blacks
      · 1785*Orange County, Virginia, Road Orders (1750-1800) by Anne Brush Miller
      April 28th 1785… John Lancaster appointed overseer of road in the room of Robert Lancaster from the fork below Haley’s to William Haley.
      · 1786*Orange County, Virginia, House of Burgesses, Petition
      November 1st 1786...Robert Lancaster, signed petitions presented to the House of Burgesses, with his oldest son, William Lancaster, signing as well.
      · 1786*Orange County, Virginia, Will Book 3, pg. 117-118
      12th September 1786… Will of Benjamin Adams... lend to my beloved wife, Mary Adams... The tract of land I now live on ... my four sons, James, Thomas, Benjamin and William Adams... appoint my wife, Mary Adams, and my two sons, James and Thomas Adams, my executors this 12th day of September 1786. Signed, Benjamin Adams (mark B). Witnesses: Robert Lancaster, Susannah Lancaster, and Richard Cr. Webb. At a court held 26th October 1786 presented executrix, Mary Adams, refused to qualify and as widow of the tester refused to accept of the provision made for her and claiming her part of the estate according to law. Abner Porter and John Clark, securities, bond in the penalty of two thousand pounds.
      · 1786*Orange County, Virginia, Will Book 3, pg. 208-209
      July 17th 1786... Will of William Richard’s... I lend unto my beloved wife, Martha Richards the balance of my whole estate to be divided amongst my children, Sarah Richards, Robert Richards, William Richards, Joseph Richards, George Richards, John Richards, Dickey Richards, Philemon Richards and Ambrose Richards appoint my wife, Martha Richards, executrix and my sons, William Richards and Robert Richards, Executors this 17th day of July 1786. Signed William Richards, Sr. Witnesses: Alex. Homes and Robert Lancaster, at a court held, Monday 26th April 1790 and presented Aaron Bledsoe, John Robinson and Henry Mallory securities bond in the penalty of one thousand pounds.
      · 1787*Orange County, Virginia, Land Tax Books (1782-1790), by Ruth and Sam Sparacio
      Ambrose Madison return for 1787, pg. 34… Robert Lancaster owned 120-acres… value per acres (3/4)… Amount of valuation 20-0-0… Tax at 1-1/2 p. cent 0-6-0
      · 1787*Orange County, Virginia, Deed Abstracts Book 19, pg. 71-73 (1786-1791) by Sam Sparacio
      February 22nd 1787… Robert Lancaster, Henry Cleaton and Absalom Smith witnessed a deed of sale between Joel May and his wife Jane to Elisha Arnold. Recorded July 1788.
      · 1787*Orange County, Virginia, Deed Abstracts Book 19, pg. 117-119 (1786-1791) by Sam Sparacio
      July 20th 1787… Robert Lancaster, Benjamin Wharton, John Perry, Kenneth Sutherlin, and Samuel Grady witnessed a deed of sale between Thomas Livingston and Mary his wife of the State of South Carolina to John Adams of Orange County, Virginia and recorded September 24th 1787.
      · 1788*Orange County, Virginia, Land Tax Books (1782-1790), by Ruth and Sam Sparacio
      Abner Porter return for 1788, pg. 55… Robert Lancaster owned 100-acres… value per acres (3/4)… Amount of valuation 20-0-0… Tax at 1-1/2 p. cent 0-6-0
      · 1789*Orange County, Virginia, Land Tax Books (1782-1790), by Ruth and Sam Sparacio
      Abner Porter return for 1789, pg. 76… Robert Lancaster owned 120-acres… value per acres (3/4)… Amount of valuation 20-0-0… Tax at 1-1/2 p. cent 0-6-0
      · 1790*Orange County, Virginia, Land Tax Books (1782-1790), by Ruth and Sam Sparacio
      Abner Porter return for 1790, pg. 97… Robert Lancaster owned 120-acres… value per acres (3/4)… Amount of valuation 20-0-0… Tax at 1-1/2 p. cent 0-6-0
      · 1790*Orange County, Virginia, Road Orders (1750-1800) by Anne Brush Miller
      September 27th 1790, pg. 48… Ordered the Moses Burgess to be added to the hands of John Lancaster gang
      · 1790*Orange County, Virginia, Will Book 3, pg. 452-453
      November 1st 1790… Account sale of the estate of William Richards deceased. November 1, 1790. Robert Lancaster owed this estate some rent.
      · 1791*Orange County, Virginia, Land Tax Books (1791-1795), by Ruth and Sam Sparacio
      Abner Porter return for 1791, pg. 117… Robert Lancaster owned 120-acres… value per acres (3/4)… Amount of valuation 20-0-0… Tax at 1-1/2 p. cent 0-6-0
      · 1791*Orange County, Virginia, Deed Abstracts Book 20, pg. 95 (1791-1795) by Sam Sparacio
      December 7th 1791… This indenture made 7th December 1791 between John Clayton of Spotsylvania County and Elizabeth his wife of one part and Robert Lancaster of the County of Orange witnessed that for sum eight pounds current money of Virginia hath granted unto Robert Lancaster and heirs land containing 100-acres in Orange County on the head branch of Mine and Terry Runs and is bounded beginning at two red oak saplings in Peter Montague’s line thence north to three corner black oaks and then bounded by the lines of Pierce Perry deceased, John Lancaster and John Brown in presence of William Grady, Goodrich L. Grasty, Richard C. Webb, Samuel Singleton, John Lancaster, John Adams, and Reuben Lancaster. Signed John Clayton at a court held for Orange County the 25th June 1792 this indenture ordered to be recorded.
      · 1792*Orange County, Virginia, Land Tax Books (1791-1795), by Ruth and Sam Sparacio
      Abner Porter return for 1792, pg. 137… Robert Lancaster owned 120-acres… value per acres (3/4)… Amount of valuation 20-0-0… Tax at 1-1/2 p. cent 0-6-0
      · 1792*Orange County, Virginia, Deed Abstracts Book 20, pg. 94 (1791-1795) by Sam Sparacio
      February 29th 1792… This indenture made 29th February 1792 between Reuben Dear of one part and Henry Mallory both of Orange County Witnessed that in consideration of sum Eighty five pounds current money of Virginia hath granted unto the said Henry Mallory land that belonged unto John Dear Sr. and was willed by him to his son Reuben Dear containing 243-acres and bounded: beginning at a black Gum on the east side of Burruss Run corners at George Scott’s thence to a small white oak in Henry Woods old line thence to three white oaks in slushy ground in Harry Woods old corner thence to a small white oak near a drean in Thomas Dears old corner thence to two stumps near said Thomas Dear Spring to a Black oak near the head of a valley corner to said Thomas Dear thence to a large pine corner to Robert Lancaster Sr. to a stony knoll corner to said Lancaster thence west with Burruss Run and down the said run to the beginning. In presence of Joseph Chandler, James Chandler, and Henry Day. Signed Reuben Dear at Court held for Orange County the 23rd April 1792 this indenture proved by oaths of Joseph Chandler and James Chandler and at another Court held for the said County the 25th June 1792 further proved by the oath of Henry Day and ordered to be recorded.
      · 1793*Orange County, Virginia, Land Tax Books (1791-1795), by Ruth and Sam Sparacio
      Abner Porter return for 1793, pg. 158… Robert Lancaster owned 120-acres… value per acres (3/4)… Amount of valuation 20-0-0… Tax at 1-1/2 p. cent 0-6-0
      · 1794*Orange County, Virginia, Land Tax Books (1791-1795), by Ruth and Sam Sparacio
      Abner Porter return for 1794, pg. 180… Robert Lancaster owned 120-acres… value per acres (3/4)… Amount of valuation 20-0-0… Tax at 1-1/2 p. cent 0-6-0
      · 1794*Orange County, Virginia, Deed Abstracts Book 20, pg. 401 (1791-1795) by Sam Sparacio
      October 7th 1794… Robert Lancaster, George Herndon, and Abraham Perry witnessed a deed of sale between John Conner and Mary his wife to William Herndon both of Orange County VA.
      1794*Orange County, Virginia, Will Book 3, pg. 321
      October 20th 1794… Will of John Hobday (remainder after debts paid) to my beloved wife, Mary Hobday (after her death or remarriage) to my grandchildren (to-wit) John Hobday, Sarah Hobday, Martha Hobday and Edward Hobday. Appoint my beloved friend Robert Daniel and Thomas Adams executors this 20th day of October 1794. Signed John Hobday. In the presence of Jonathan Peacher, William Herndon and Robert Lancaster. At a court held 26th January 1795 presented William Wright security and bond in the penalty of two thousand dollars.
      · 1795*Orange County, Virginia, Land Tax Books (1791-1795), by Ruth and Sam Sparacio
      Abner Porter return for 1795, pg. 201… Robert Lancaster owned 120-acres… value per acres (3/4)… Amount of valuation 20-0-0… Tax at 1-1/2 p. cent 0-6-0
      · 1812*Orange County, Virginia, Deed Book 26, pg. 349
      October 21st 1812... "Indenture October 21st 1812 between Peter Montague and Elizabeth, his wife, of Orange County and John Montague of the same. Peter Montague and wife for 50-pounds, sold 50-acres on branch of Terry's Run adjoining George Grasty, Andrew Montague, Robert Lancaster. Signed in the presence of Richard Crittenden Webb, Elijah Perry, Moses Daniel, William Wright, Jr. (note*Terry's Run is very near the boundary between Orange and Spotsylvania County, Virginia)
      · 1817*Orange County, Virginia, Will Book 3, pg. 200 (1734-1838), by Sparacio
      Estate Inventory made June 20th 1817, recorded July 28th 1817. An Inventory of the estate of Robert Lancaster deceased as appraised 24th day of last month given 20th June 1817 by George Grasty, George Quisenbury, and John Dedman... value $1858.11 1/2. Returned into court 28th July 1817.
      [Note*died St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia)
      · 1820*Orange County, Virginia, Will Book 1-4, 1734-1838, by Sparacio
      Estate accounts of Richard Richards, administrator, mention sum to be divided among 9 legatees
      (no names), Recorded February 28th 1820
      · 1820*Orange County, Virginia, Will Book 5, pg. 334-335
      February 28th 1820… Richard Richards administrator to the estate of Robert Lancaster, deceased. Debits and Credits $671.38, the sum to be divided among 9 legatees which makes each an equal share of $41.37. Settled by Tandy Collins, Benjamin Hume, and Thomas Row. Returned into court 28th February 1820.
      · 1823*Orange County, Virginia, Will Book 6, pg. 122-125, (1734-1838) by Sparacio
      December 22nd 1823… Settlement of Richard Richards' estate accounts: Legatees William Lancaster, Thomas Lancaster, Reuben Lancaster, John Lancaster, Richard Lancaster, Robert Lancaster, and John Conner in right of wife Mary, Steven Adams in right of wife Elizabeth, James Nelson in right of wife Ann, Recorded December 22nd 1823. Examined and settled administration accounts of Richard Richards upon the estate of Robert Lancaster deceased... paid one ninth part of $188.00 to William Lancaster, Thomas Lancaster, Reuben Lancaster, John Lancaster, Richard Lancaster, Robert Lancaster, John Conner in right of wife Mary, Steven Adams in right of wife Elizabeth, James Nelson in right of wife Anne made by Benjamin Hume, Edmond Row, and Tandy Collins. Returned into court 22nd December 1823.
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 478-480
      To all men .. I JAMES HERNDON and VALENTINE, his wife, of Parish of St. Brumfield, County of Culpeper .. for £ 60 .. make over unto ROBERT LANCASTER of Orange County .. 120 acres .. bounded .. Thomas Haley .. William Haley .. Peter Mountague .. Reuben Daniel . .
      Witnesses: James Herndon
      Benja. Cave, Thos. Haley, Valentine (X) Herndon
      Wm. Haley, Phil. Singleton
      Recorded Orange County 24th August 1758.
      · 1829*Orange County, Virginia, Will Book 7, pg. 121-123 (1734-1838) by Sparacio
      January 26th 1829… Estate accounts of Richard Richards made January 3rd 1829 and recorded January 26th 1829. Richard Richards, administrator of Robert Lancaster, deceased settled 3rd January 1829 by Thomas Row, George Grastly, Benjamin Sanders, and Edmond Row.
      · 1829*Orange County, Virginia, Will Book 1-4, pg. 123 (1734-1838) by Sparacio
      January 26th 1829… Estate accounts of Richard Richards' administrator, recorded January 26, 1829.
      Estate of Robert Lancaster deceased in account with Richard Richards, administrator ... paid back to James Jones, $6.90, for two acres and thirty six poles of land as sold to him but since found to belong to Vivian Quisenbury. Returned into court 26th January 1829.
      · Children of Robert & Mary (Mallory) Lancaster
      (1) (Heir) Richard Lancaster (1745-1815) married Johanna Singleton
      (2) (Heir) William Lancaster (1746-1843) married 1st Mary "Polly" Webb 2nd Sarah Smith
      (3) (Heir) Thomas Lancaster (1749-1828) married 1st Frances Haley 2nd Margaret "Peggy" Humes 3rd Micha Owens
      (4) (deceased) N. N. Lancaster (b. 1750 Orange County, Virginia-d. 1783 (Rev. War)
      (5) (Heir) Robert Lancaster Jr. (1755-1844) married Lucy Dear
      (6) (Heir) John A. Lancaster (1758-1816) married Susannah Singleton
      (7) (Heir) Rueben Lancaster (1761- ) married Elizabeth "Betsy" Conner
      (8) (Heir) Mary "Polly" Lancaster (1764- ) married John Conner, Jr.
      (9) (Heir) Elizabeth Lancaster (1766- ) married Stephen Adams
      (10) (Heir) Anne Lancaster (1769-) married James Nelson

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