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

Richard Lamar

Male Abt 1750 - 1820  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name Richard Lamar 
    Born Abt 1750  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Apr 1820  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I007849  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Sarah Hall,   b. Abt 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1750  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      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
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      Contributed by Margaret Whippee

      Richard Lamar Records

      1778 Oath of Allegiance before Hon. Benjamin Hall
      Ref: Newman, Harry, Maryland Revolutionary Records

      1798 Federal Tax Assessment of PG Co., Part of Riley's
      Discovery, a frame dwelling house 30' x 24', very much
      out of repair, kitchen 12' x 10', meat house 11' x 12',
      poultry house 10' x 8' and corn house 24' x 10' $200.

      1800 Census of PG Co., Md. residing next door to his son,
      Richard Lamar, Jr. and his sister and brother-in-law,
      Priscilla Lamar Drane and James Drane.

      1803 Witness to the will of Benjamin Hall 14 Feb. 1803.

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      Contributed by Margaret Whippee

      Richard, son of Robert Lamar, died 2 April 1820. His Inventory & Account dated 12 March 1822 is signed by his son, James.

      1822 Prince Georges County Court, March 12, 1822
      The Account of James Lamar, Administrator of Richard Lamar, late of said County, deceased.

      This Accountant charges himself with the Inventory
      of the deceased heretofore exhibited accounting
      to the sum of $5,777.96

      With cash received for crop of Tobacco in 1820 $1,554.09

      With ditto received for ditto in 1821 $ 719.12
      ________
      $8,051.17

      And craves an allowance for the following payments and disbursements to wit...
      The remainder of the exhibited accounting mentions payments to: Alexander Boteler, Cephas W. Benson, James Kemp, James Belt, James Mead, Dr. Benjamin Lee, S. Childs (Samuel),and Thomas Bernie.

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