PSW Former Land Owner and Probable Slaveholder
Mr. Lamar is survived by a wife, three children, a daughter and son living in New York, and one son in California. All are married. He is also survived by a brother, L.J. Lamar, steward of the Georgia state sanitarium. The funeral will be held here today.
Thomas B. Lamar, South, Near Napier's Ferry per 1869 county map. The estate was selling the land of Thomas B. Lamar in 1866. He had 2,500 acres, 300 of which were on the Oconee River. Inquires were to go to J. H. Nichols or William Ennis, on the property. Macon Daily Telegraph 10-18-1866
# 4/29/09 Sara Brantley, PSW Ancestral Archival Tour 2 Guide, per her oral history from descendent of William. Sam and Nathaniel Ennis on the previous and current owners of the land where our ancestors are buried. Received via email attachment, the day after
# 5/6/09 USGenNet.org/Georgia/Baldwin/Georgia Newspaper, Southern
Recorder, retrieved duplicate information.
Submitted by Johnette
Brooks, a Milledgeville native, 3rd generation family historian, member
of the National
Association of Professional Genealogists, Guest Lecturer for the Atlanta
History Central, Central Georgia Genealogy Society Baldwin County
African American Genealogist Specialists; AAHGS Metro Atlanta and Founder
of HOLLA at ya ANCESTORS.org.
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