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

George Horatio Lanham

Male 1774 - 1844  (69 years)


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  • Name George Horatio Lanham 
    Birth 30 Aug 1774  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 22 Jan 1844  St Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I53056  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Edward Lanham,   b. 1731, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 Apr 1791, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1751  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sempronia Hamilton,   b. 18 Nov 1777, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Nov 1851, St Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1793  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30399  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 308 RICHARD BALL 01/09/1792 02/17/1792
      "being weak and sick . ...-
      Bequeaths to;
      1. Sarah Ball - wife
      -to have for her widowhood all the estate testator is possessed of both real and personal
      -named executrix along testator's son John
      2. John Ball --son
      -at widow's decease or remarriage to have a tract of land or called
      "Brother's Delight" parcel
      -at widow's decease or remarriage remainder of the personal estate to be divided among all of testator's children (unnamed) and John to have possession until they come of age
      Witnesses: John Clarvoe, Richard Lanham, George Lanham
      Then came: George Horatio Lanham and Richard Lanham
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 650 VERLETTA WADE 10/0/1807 12/08/1808 (?).
      "being Sick and weak in Body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Eleanor Hamilton -sister (of Charles County)
      -to have the sum of $100.00
      2. Richard Lanham --friend -to have 5 sheep
      3. George Horatio 'Lanham
      -to have 5 sheep
      -4. "Sam"--Negro
      -to be free immediately from testatrix's death
      5, "Harry" --Negro
      -to be free after 01/01/1811
      6, Delia Hamilton --niece
      -to have the plantation whereon testatrix now lives called "Stoney Harbor".
      -named executrix of the will
      7. Lucy Hardey (?) --niece
      -whereas she has been living with testatrix for some time to have privilege of making
      testatrix's house her home during her single life and no longer and to be during that time furnished with a reasonable amount of clothing from the proceeds of the estate
      -to divide the remainder of the estate between her and testatrix's niece Delia
      Witnesses Leonard Jenkins
      Hezekiah Wheeler William Hardy
      Then came: Hezekiab Wheeler and Leonard Jenkins
      Note: the testatrix signed the will with her mark
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber TT; 1808-1812;
      Folio 29 WILLIAM H. CLARVOE 04/05/1810 O6/--/1810
      "being in a weak state of Body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Mary Ann Clarvoe --wife
      -to have the 1/2 of the testator's land during her widowhood with the full possession and enjoyment of the dwelling house during her widowhood and no longer
      -to have Negro boy "Harry" and Negro boy "Leonard" and Negro girl "Lucy"
      -to have 1 bay mare called "Lido" and 1 horse old called "Branser"
      -to have 2 work 2 milk cows, sheep, and 12 of the hogs on the plantation, and to have 1 feather bed and furn., 1 cherry desk, the breeding mare
      -should she refuse to abide by the will, then the above legacies are null and void
      -should testator's widow be pregnant at the time of his death, then the child to inherit the whole of his estate and the legacies below to be null and void -remainder of the estate to be divided among testators widow and brother Bennit Horatio Clarvoe and also both are appointed as executors of the will
      2. John Clarvoe --nephew (son of Bennett Horatio Clarvoe)
      -to have all the land belonging to the testator called "London's Pleasure' and "Clarvoe's Barren" with the exception of that land bequeathed to the testator's widow
      -to have Negro man "Samuel" and Negro woman "Bet" and Negro woman "Sisly" (?)
      -to have 1 gray draft mare, 1 mare and I hay horse, 3 young steers and 2 cows, 2 feather beds and furn., 1 mahogany desk and bookcase, bridle, saddle,
      3. Bennit Clarvoe --brother
      -should testator's nephew John die before arriving at the age of 21, then to have the lands left him during his life time and then to descend to his eldest son
      4. John Clarvoe --son of Henry Clarvoe
      -should testator's nephew John, son of Bennit die before arriving at age 21 and then should testator's brother Bennit die w/out heirs, to have the lands left to John
      -to have Negro woman Willy" and Negro woman "Lucy"
      -to have bay mare, I feather bed and furn and also testator's watch and wearing apparel
      5. Henry Clarvoe --son of Henry
      -to have Negro boy "George" and Negro boy "Charles"
      6. Nancy Clarvoe --daughter of Henry
      -to have Negro child "Caroline"
      7. Mary Clarvoe --daughter of Henry
      -to have $100.00 to be paid out of the money the testator has by him or from the crop on the land
      8. Rev. Mr. Notley Young --whom attends the Pisscattaway Congregation
      -to have the sum of $50.00 at testator's death
      Witnesses: George H. Lanham
      Richard Lanham
      Thomas H. Edelen
      Then came: Thomas EdeIen and George Lanham
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand

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