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

Edward Lanham

Male 1731 - 1791  (60 years)


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  • Name Edward Lanham 
    Birth 1731  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 7 Apr 1791  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17731  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Richard Lanham,   b. Abt 1689, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1751, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Winifred Jenkins,   b. Abt 1696, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Nov 1771, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1712  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6612  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Page,   b. 16 Jan 1732, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Jul 1797, Montgomery County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 65 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1751  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Lanham,   b. 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1808, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 49 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Female Lanham,   b. Abt 1761, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1788, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 26 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Mary Lanham,   b. 1769, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     4. George Horatio Lanham,   b. 30 Aug 1774, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Jan 1844, St Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F11963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, Page 75
      Edward Lanham, 45: 16: 11: 2
      Susanna, 45: 14: 7: 4
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 303 EDWARD LANHAM 01/25/1791 04/07/1791
      "being weak and low in Body
      Bequeaths to:
      1 Richard Lanham --son
      To have all of the lands which testator possesses on the east side of die road which leads through testator's lands from Pisacattaway to Marlborough
      -named executor of the with along with testator's widow
      2. George Horatio Lanham --son
      -to have all the lands to the west side of the road which leads through testators lands from Piscataway to Marlborough
      3. Mary Humphrey --daughter
      -to have Negro "Bob" and "Amey" and to be left in the care of testator's executors for her use
      -to have a house and garden and firewood during her "distrest Condition or widowhood.' if she should be a widow
      4. Samuel Clarkson --grandson
      -to have the Negroes now in the possession of Joseph Clarkson being "Jem— and "Lin"
      5. Susannah Lanham --wife
      -to have for her widowhood all the houses where testator now five on both sides of the above named road in her thirds of the land
      -to have the remainder of the estate which is to be divided w/sons Richard and George and she is not to be disturbed of the household furniture for her widowhood excepi for a bed in case of any of testator's children leaving her
      Witnesses: John Clarvoe, Richard Ball, Richard Bryon, Jr.
      Then came: Richard Ball and Richard Bryon, Jr.
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      Then came: Susannah Lanham (by note of hand) and renounced her right to act as executrix of the will
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 78. At the request of Edward Lanham the following Bill of Sale was recorded March 13, 1770
      Indenture made February 28, 1770; Winifred Lanham in consideration of 120 pounds current money paid by Edward Lanham has sold Negro Lucy (34 years), Henny (17 years), Mary (15 years), Linder (4 years) and Moses (2 years). Signed Winifred Lanham in the presence of Francis Jenkins, William Tenaly

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