Essential Lamkin Records in Northumberland County, Virginia

These records go from 1658 to 1796.

Here are the raw and uninterpreted data. We hope this helps your research.

Please see James Lamkin and Winifred and Thomas Wilbourn and Hannah Lamkin for our family lines that come from these Lamkins.

September (blank), 1658:

Martin Cole and Alice Cole give to Mary Lamkin, daughter of Thomas Lambkin (sic), one cow and its increase, marked (etc.) and colored as follows: with a slit down the right ear and cropped on left ear with a slit in the crop also, delivering it to Thomas Lamkin; signed: Martin (X) Cole and Alice (X) Cole; wit: illegible; rec: September 20, 1658 (Deeds and Wills 1658-1662, p. 11)

October 8, 1658:

John Walker, for valuable consideration gives to Jarningham Lampkin, daughter of (illegible) Lampkin, one cow calf being under keeled and (blank) crop on right ear and slit down (blank) increase the male excepted (blank) Father till she be married (blank) (Deeds and Wills 1658-1662, p. 14)

February 20, 1659:

Thomas Jarret gives to Jno. Lamkin and George Lamkin, sons of Thomas Lamkin, one black cow with some white in the flank and a white star in the forehead, with a crop on the right ear and under keeled on the left knowne (sic), by the name Lady, with her increase; wit: Francis Carpenter, John Walker; signed: Thomas (X) Jerrat; rec: Feb 20, 1659 (Deeds and Wills 1658-1662, p. 34)

November 14, 1660:

Eleanor Lamkin, being authorized and appointed attorney for her husband Thomas Lamkin (as manifested by oaths of John Tucker and John Walker) confesses that Lamkin owes Daniel Roberts 350 pounds of tobacco, and he owes the commissioners 30 pounds as well (Court Order 1657-1661, p. 261)

September 6, 1665:

Mary Lamkin, orphan of Thomas Lamkin, decd., is ordered to serve John Motley and wife Elizabeth until she be seventeen years old or married; they in no way abusing the child and providing her necessaries for the said term (Court Order 1665-1669 p. 421)

January 1737/8:

Lewis ap Lewis – Mary, orphan of Lewis ap Lewis, chooses George Lamkin as administrator (entry 17, p. 17)

April 21, 1737/8

James Lamkin’s will is proved.

On May 19, 1736, his heirs listed in his will are as follows:

Daughters: Eleanor (m. James Thompson), Mary (m. Manly Brown), Jane, and Hannah;

Sons: George, Lewis, James, John, Peter, Jeremiah

Wife: Jane (Johnstone / Johnston / Johnson)

His two daughters got married in the five years it took to get his probate finally settled.

June 1740:

Lewis Lamkin and wife Mary are to allotted their portion of the estate of his father James Lamkin, decd. (entry 82, p. 142)

June 1741:

Jane Lamkin, orphan of James Lamkin, decd. chooses Lewis Lamkin as her guardian; her estate in hands of George Lamkin (entry 118, p. 200)

July 1741:

Jane Lamkin Jr. (sic) to be allotted her share of her father James Lamkin’s (decd.) estate, in the hands of George Lamkin (entry 122, p. 202)

August 1741:

Jane Lamkin is appointed guardian of John, Peter, Hannah, orphans of James Lamkin, decd. (entry 126, p. 215)

Jane Lewis chooses Jane Lamkin as guardian (entry 127, p. 215)

September 1741:

Jane Lamkin, guardian of Jane Lewis, orphan of Lewis ap Lewis (entry 133, p. 222)

April 1742:

Lewis Lamkin is appointed guardian of James Lamkin, orphan of James Lamkin, decd. (entry 168, p. 259)

October 1742:

Jane Lamkin is guardian of Jane Lewis and of John, Peter, and Hannah Lamkin (entry 210, p. 307)

April 1743:

James Lamkin, decd., father to Eleanor Lamkin, wife of James Thomson; also father of Mary, wife of Manly Brown; and of Lewis Lamkin, Jane Lamkin, John Lamkin, Peter Lamkin, and Hannah Lamkin (entry 228, p. 338)

October 1743:

Jane Lamkin is guardian of Jane Lewis, also of John, Peter, and Hannah Lamkin (entry 247 p. 364)

April 8, 1765:

James receives a legacy of one shilling in the will of his mother Jane Lamkin (George, Lewis and Peter received like bequests)

Same date:

Jane (Johnstone / Johnston) Lamkin, widow of James Sr., leaves a will. It mentions her daughter Jane, her son-in-law Richard Straughn, and grandson John Lamkin Crute; no other children are named.

MARRIAGES

Before December 19, 1717:

James Lamkin and Jane Johnson (Johnstone); he was son of George; she was probably born July 26, 1672, dau. of James Johnson

Before June 12, 1740:

Lewis Lamkin and Mary Lewis; he was son of James and Jane Lamkin; she was dau. Lewis ap Lewis Lewis

Before September 27, 1741:

Manly Brown and Mary Lamkin, dau. of James and Jane Lamkin

Before May 1, 1756:

Richard Crute and Hannah Lamkin; she was dau. of James and Jane Lamkin

Before September 12, 1757:

Peter Lamkin and Winifred Dawkins; he was son of James and Jane Lamkin; she was dau. of Capt. Peter Dawkins; he later m. Mary Elizabeth Sharp; they were living in Amelia Co. VA by 1783

Before October 6, 1758:

Richard Straughan and Jane Lamkin

February 13, 1764 (license):

Matthew Lamkin and Frances Fallin; she was dau. of Charles and Sarah (Hobson) Fallin; she was second wife of Lamkin; his first wife was ____ Middleton, dau. of Benedict Middleton

1773:

Peter Hattin and Molly Lamkin

December 12, 1773 (license):

Richard Winstead and Jane Lamkin

September 18, 1777 (license):

George Lamkin and Rebecca Hudnall; she was dau. of Jos. Hudnall

November 15, 1779:

Robert Crute and Susannah Lamkin; he was resident of Amelia Co., VA; she was dau. of Lewis Lamkin and sister of John Lamkin

Before November 14, 1786:

Charles Lamkin and Jane Huddnall; she was dau. of Jos. Hudnall

Before February 25, 1792:

William Self and Judith Lamkin; she was widow of Peter Lamkin

December 5, 1796 (bond):

Matthew Lamkin and Mary Haynie; Martin Haynie was security; she was dau. of Bridgar and Sarah (Shearman) Haynie

February 7, 1797 (bond):

James Kirtley and Mary Lamkin; Lewis Lamkin gives security and Mary Lamkin gives consent

Related:

Lamkins of Westmoreland County, Virginia;

Lamkins of Mecklenburg, Lunenburg, and Halifax Cos., Virginia;

James Lamkin and Winifred

Thomas Wilbourn and Hannah Lamkin

SOURCES

Fleet, Beverly. “Northumberland County Records of Births: St. Stephen’s Parish.” Virginia Colonial Abstracts. Vol. 1. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1988. 401-495.

Headley, Robert K. Married Well and Often: Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia: 1649-1800; Marriages and Marriage References for the Counties of Lancaster, Northumberland, Old Rappahannock, Richmond, and Westmoreland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003.

Jett, Carolyn H. Record of Northumberland County, Virginia: Abstracts from the Earliest Extant Records 1647-1652; Index and Will Abstracts from Record Book 1710-1713; and Selected Records from Order Book 1737-1743. Bowie, Maryland: 1994.

Sparacio, Ruth and Sam. Virginia County Court Records, Deed and Will Abstracts of Northumberland County, Virginia, 1650-1655, the Antient Press, 1992.

—. Virginia County Court Records: Deed and Will Abstracts of Northumberland County, Virginia, 1655-1658. McLean, Virginia: Antient P, 1993.

—. Virginia County Court Records: Order Book Abstracts of Northumberland County, Virginia, 1657-1661. McLean, Virginia: Antient P, 1994.

—. Virginia County Court Records: Deed and Will Abstracts of Northumberland County, Virginia, 1658-1662. McLean, Virginia: Antient P, 1993.

—. Virginia County Court Records: Order Book Abstracts of Northumberland County, Virginia, 1657-1661. McLean, Virginia: Antient P, 1994.

—. Virginia County Court Records: Deed and Will Abstracts of Northumberland County, Virginia, 1658-1662. McLean, Virginia: Antient P, 1993.

—. Virginia County Court Records: Order Book Abstracts of Northumberland County, Virginia, 1657-1661. McLean, Virginia: Antient P, 1994.

—. Virginia County Court Records: Deed and Will Abstracts of Northumberland County, Virginia, 1662-1666. McLean, Virginia: Antient P, 1993.

—. Virginia County Court Records: Order Book Abstracts of Northumberland County, Virginia, 1665-1669. McLean, Virginia: Antient P, 1995.

Wilkins, Dr. Harold E. and Barbara Jean Mathews, ed. The Descendants of Thomas Lamkin of the Northern Neck of Virginia. Boston: Newbury Street Press, 2001.

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