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

Thomas Lanham

Male 1693 - Aft 1768  (> 76 years)


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  • Name Thomas Lanham  [1
    Born 1693  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1768  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I016416  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father John Lanham,   b. 18 May 1661, Wortham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1732, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 72 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Shaw,   b. Abt 1672, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1729, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married Mar 1688/89  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08227  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah MNU Lanham,   b. Abt 1708, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1724  St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eleanor Lanham,   b. 10 Apr 1724, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Stephen Lanham,   b. 28 May 1726, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1806, Montgomery County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Mary Lanham,   b. 3 Jul 1728, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F10567  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Clarvo,   b. Bef 1704, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1768, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years) 
    Married Abt 20 Apr 1751  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F42745  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John and his wife Dorothy were the parents of John, Jr., was in Charles County by 1689, when as "John Lannum, son of John" he registered a cattle mark; Richard; William; and Thomas
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      Name: Shirley Middleton Moller
      Email: shirleymoller@verizon dot net
      Note:
      Thomas Lanham was born ca 1693 in Charles County, MD.

      Depo given by Thomas Lanham 1 Sep 1761 stating age 68; PGLR RR 1759-1763
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      LANHAM, MARTHA, Prince George's Co. 28 Dec, 1767 ; 4 Apr, 1768
      Husband: Thomas Lanham,
      I bequeath to Priscilla and Catherine Jenkins, daus. of Francis Jenkins,
      To servant: Sarah Dunstan.
      Nephew: John Clarvo, Sr,
      Ex: John Clarvo, Sr.
      Wit: Nathaniel Newton, Henry and John Walker. 36.356
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      Prince George's County MD rent rolls 1700-1725 Vol 3
      7000a HIS LORDSHIP'S KINDNESS Surveyed: 02/29/1703
      Surveyed for Col. Henry Darnall beginning at a bound white oak standing on the west side. of the main branch of Piscataway. Rent --1 barrel of corn
      Possessors:
      Col, Darnall 7000 acres
      Conveyances & Re-surveys:
      03/25/1725 Thomas Chartres from Henry Darnall
      200 acres
      10/12/1724 Thomas Lenham from Henry Darnall
      100 acres
      03/05/1725 John Perkin from Henry Darnall
      100 acres
      04/30/1728 John Hyde from Henry Darnall
      700 acres
      05/24/1729 John Hyde from Henry Darnall and others
      700 acres
      05/24/1729 Henry Darnall, Jr. from Henry Darnall, Sr.
      300 acres
      07/24/1730 James Burgess from John Hyde
      100 acres
      07/24/1730 George Hardy from John Hyde
      245 acres
      07/24/1730 William Hardy from John Hyde
      161 acres
      07/30/1730 Maurice Morris from John Hyde
      154 acres
      07/30/1730 Eleanor McGregor from John Hyde
      100 acres
      07/29/1730 John Dowkitt (?) from John Hyde
      100 acres
      07/24/1730 Thomas Chartres from John Hyde
      200 acres
      07/24/1730 Powel Talbott from John Hyde
      150 acres
      07/24/1730 John Talbot from John Hyde
      150 acres
      07/24/1730 Daniel Page from John Hyde
      100 acres
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743-Liber Y - Page 1.
      From Thomas Lanham of PG, & Sarah, his wife, to John Hawkins Jr of PG, for 1200 lbs of tobacco and for other good considerations, a tract of about 100 acres of land called Sandy Thickett, lying in PG, bounded by a white gravelly point near Thomas Kindricks plantation. Signed - Thomas Lannum. Wit - Jno Addison*. Recorded Mar 28, 1739.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1749-1752; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 114. At the request of Martha Pearson the following Articles of Agreement was recorded April 20, 1751.
      Witnesseth that for and in consideration of a contract of marriage between Thomas Lanham, planter and Martha Pearson, widow an the great love and affection he hath for her, has given her three Negroes; Benn, Sam and Moll, a mullato girl Sarah, 6 head of cattle, 2 feather beds, 1 bay gelding, 1 black mare, 10 hogs, 7 sheep, 1 oval table, 6 rush chairs, 1 chest, 1 looking glass, 1 trunck, 50 pound of pott iron, 12 pewter plates. Signed Thomas Lanham in the presence of Robert Wade, John Balle.

  • Sources 
    1. [S044814] Lanham Family.

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