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William Thomas Landrum

Research needed, no known connection:
1880 United States Census
Name Relation Marital Gender Race Age Birth Occupation Father Mother
W. T. LANDRAM Self M Male W 59 KY Farmer VA KY
E. J. LANDRAM Wife M Female W 46 MS House Keeping TN TN
Katie LANDRAM Other S Female W 22 MS KY MS
W. T. LANDRAM Son S Male W 10 MS KY MS
J. E. LANDRAM Son S Male W 8 MS KY MS
J. H. LANDRAM Son S Male W 5 MS KY MS
C. L. GOBER Other W Male W 63 MS Miller VA SC
J. H. LANDRAN Other S Male B 10 MS Servant MS MS
District 3, Leake, Mississippi
Family History Library Film 1254653, NA Film Number T9-0653, Page Number 394D

Willam Thomas LANDRUM Sex: M Birth: 1 SEP 1870 Death: OCT 1922 Burial: Goodman Cemetery Holmes County, MS Marriage 1 Frances Missouri HUTCHISON b: 21 MAY 1874
Married: 28 DEC 1893 in Attala County, MS
Children:
Ruby Earl LANDRUM b: 26 NOV 1893 in Leake County, MS, Death 11 Jun 1955 Bell LGarden, Los Angeles County, California, md bef 1914 Mississippi to Alonzo Shelby Lonnie Payne b. 14 Jan 1891 Leake County, Mississippi.
Willam Thomas LANDRUM , JR. b: 26 JAN 1896


Rev. Meriman Landrum Sr.

1807 Tax Roll This is the first year Merriman LANDRUM appears on the tax records of Williamson County, Tennessee, though another source (Griffith) states he moved to Tennessee shortly after his marriage to Delilah JACKSON in 1805.
1809 Tax List
He has105 acres on the Big Harpeth (River). Subsequent entries list him with 100-110 acres at the head of the Big Harpeth.
In 1810, Mary LANDRUM appears in the county and this is presumably his mother. She is taxed only for 1 slave, no land.
In 1819, Merriman has an additional 44.5 acres at the head of the Harpeth.
In 18??, he has 68 acres on Mill Creek.
In 1826, the year of his death, Merryman [sic] is listed with 110 acres at the head of the Harpeth, 40 acres of school land, 1 free poll, and 1 slave. The slave is presumably the man named Dick whom he mentions in his will.
In 1827, his widow Delilah is listed with the same 110 acres, 46 in school land, and with 1 slave.
In 1830, Delilah is listed with 110 acres at the head of the Harpeth, 50 acres in school land, and 1 slave. Event: Merriman LANDRUM (Taxpayer) moved in 1858 page. 15 "...having moved to that county [i.e., Rusk] with her son-in-law, Mr. R. Alexander, about the year 1858." Event: Ralph J. ALEXANDER (companion); Delilah JACKSON (Individual). The Text of Merriman Landrum's will is as follows: Williamson Co. TN Will Book 4, page. 138 Written 24 Oct 1825; Proven October 1826 I, Merriman Landrum, of the State of Tennessee and county of Williamson, calling to mind the mortality of my body make and ordain this my last will and testament: 1st My will as [teaching] such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with is as follows. First I give unto Delilah Landrum my wife all my household furniture during her natural life and all the rest of my estate during her widowhood. My will is secondly that my wife shall not trade her rights to my land or Negro fellow Dick during her natural life . I nominate and appoint my well beloved friend Azariah Kimbro executor to this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal October 24th day 1825. (signature) Merriman Landrum Test: Isaac D. Robinson, Christopher Robinson The State of Tennessee Williamson County Court October Session 1826 The last will and testament of Merriman Landrum deceased is produced in court for probate, the execution thereof proven true. Isaac D. Robinson a surety serving witness thereto, being sworn says he became such in the presence and at the request of the testator he believes he was of sound and disposing mind at the making and publication of said will. Ordered that said will be recorded and Azariah Kimbro the executor nominated in said will refuses to take upon himself the burden of the execution of the same. Whereupon Delilah Landrum is appointed administratrix of said estate [?] the will annexed who gave bond of twenty one hundred dollars conditioned for the faithful discharge of the trust reposed in her with Job Cooper, Moses T. Span and George Cooper her securities and is duly sworn according to law. Ordered that she have letters of administration accordingly. Wills and Inventories Book 5, page 4 Williamson County Court January Session 1831 An inventory of the property belonging to the estate of Merrimon Landrum deceased. One hundred and fifty acres of land, one Negro woman, three head of horses and seven head of cattle, twenty-three head of hogs, ten head of geese, 4 feather beds, bedsteads and furniture, one cupboard, 1 table, 7 chairs, one trunk, one book case three volumes of Gills explanation on the new testament, two volumes of Wood's Dictionary 1 of Makers Dictionary, Geography and atlas, Mury's Gramer, exercise and key. One bible and one hymn book, the life of Marion and the life of Washington, 2 spinning wheels and two pair of cards, one loom, one pot and two ovens and one skillet one pair of dog irons, one flat-iron, two saddles, three plows and two pair gears, three axes, three hoes. There is about $100. Owing to the estate and the estate is not owing anything. I certify that the above is a true inventory of the property, belonging to the estate of Merrimon Landrum, deceased. Given under my hand this 1st day of January 1831. Delilah Landrum Executrix Williamson Co. Court January Session 1831 An inventory of the estate of Merriman Landrum deceased ' is produced in court and ordered to be recorded. Another Inventory, same book, page. 369 Merriman Landrum Deceased. Inventory January Session 1829 Inventory of the property belonging to the estate of Merriman Landrum deceased. One hundred and Forty-six acres of land, 14 acres of corn, 5 acres of cotton, 2 acres of wheat, 1 Negro boy. 4 head of horses, 11 head of cattle, 29 head of hogs, 6 head of sheep, 7 head of geese , 3 plows, 2 pair of gears, 2 weeding hoes, 2 axes, 1 auger, 2 chisels, 1 [bracing] wedge . 4 feather beds and furniture, 1 cupboard, 1 trunk, 1 table, 1 loom, 1 spinning wheel, 1 pair cards, 7 chairs, 1 cradle, 1 pair of dog irons, 1 smoothing iron, 1 book case, 3 volumes of Gills explanation on the new testament, 2 of woods Dictionary 1 of Walkers Dictionary, 1 Bible, 1 testament, 1 hymn book, 1arithamatic, Murry Grammer exercise and key, 1 Geography and atlas, life of Merrian, 1 spelling book, 1 set of knives and forks, 1 set of spoons, 1 set of cups and saucers, 2 dishes, 2 sets of plates, 1 coffee pot, 1 pitcher, 1 ]basin], 1 pot , 1 cover, 2 skillets, 1 water pail, 1 page[?], 1 churn, 1 washing tub, 1 [?] tub, 1 [sifter] , 1 coffee mill, 2 saddles, 1 bridle, 1 [?], 1 bottle. The estate is not owing anything at this time. There is one hundred and thirty dollars now due the estate in rates. Thereby certify that the above is a true inventory of the estate for the year 1828. Given under my hand January the 1st 1829. Delilah Landrum, Executrix. The State of Tennessee Williamson County court January Session 1829 An inventory of the estate of Merriman Landrum deceased is produced in open court and ordered to be recorded. Merriman Landrum's Tombstone, located at the Mount. Pleasant Church Baptist Cemetery, Rutherford County, Tennessee is inscribed as follows: Sacred to the memory of Merrimon Landrum Born 12th July AD 1784 & departing this life July 28th AD 1826. He has left a affectionate wife, nine children with numerous connection & many friends to lament his days. As husband & parent He was affectionate As a citizen up right As a politician a steadfast republican. As a Minister of the Gospel in universal esteem.


Giles Lamb

Research needed, no known connection:
1880 United States Census
Name Relation Marital Gender Race Age Birth Occupation Father Mother
Giles M. LAMB Self M Male W 48 TN Farmer TN TN
Malissa J. LAMB Wife M Female W 47 TN Keeping House TN TN
Joseph N. LAMB Son S Male W 14 TN TN TN
Mary S. LAMB Dau S Female W 11 TN TN TN
Nancy J. LAMB Dau S Female W 9 KY TN TN
Amama T. LAMB Dau S Female W 7 KY TN TN
Curtail, Hopkins, Kentucky
Family History Library Film 1254420, NA Film Number T9-0420 , Page Number 281A


Tabitha H. Tarpley

1880 United States Census for District 9, Bedford, Tennessee
Family History Library Film 1255244, NA Film Number T9-1244, Page Number 270A
Name Relation Marital Gender Race Age Birth Occupation Father Mother
T.H. LAMB Self W Female W 51 TN Farmer VA NC
James T. LAMB Son S Male W 17 TN At School TN TN
G.D. LAMB Son S Male W 14 TN Laborer TN TN
D.A. LAMB Son S Male W 12 TN Laborer TN TN
J.T. LAMB Son S Male W 10 TN TN TN
Mary M. STERN Sister W Female W 55 TN House Keeper VA NC
Lou. F. STERN Niece S Female W 15 TN At Home TN TN
Flora J. STERN Niece S Female W 13 TN At Home TN TN


Longshore Lamb

1880 United States Census for District 8, Rutherford, Tennessee
Family History Library Film 1255276, NA Film Number T9-1276 , Page Number 112D
Name Relation Marital Gender Race Age BirthOccupation Father Mother
Longsner LAMB Self M Male W 56 TN Farming TN NC
Cely LAMB Wife M Female W 60 TN Keeping House VA NC
Hardin LAMB Son M Male W 34 TN Works On Farm TN TN
Lucy LAMB DauL M Female W 33 TN Asst. House Keeper VA ---
Thomas H. LAMB GSon S Male W 13 TN Works On Farm TN TN
William LAMB GSon S Male W 11 TN Works On Farm TN TN
Patty LAMB GDau S Female W 8 TN TN TN
James LAMB GSon S Male W 5 TN TN TN
Ellen LAMB GDau S Female W 2 TN TN TN


Delilah Lamb

Research needed:
1880 United States Census
Name Relation Marital Gender Race Age BirthOccupation Father Mother
Lewis A. MARTIN Self M Male W 30 TN Farmer TN TN
Lue MARTIN Wife M Female W 22 TN House Keeper TN TN
Charles MARTIN Son S Male W 4 TN TN TN
Henry L. MARTIN Son S Male W 2 TN TN TN
Delilah MARTIN Mother W Female W 63 TN NC NC
District 10, Marshall, Tennessee
Family History Library Film 1255269, NA Film Number T9-1269 , Page Number 426D