James Thomas Lanham is the son of Hanson Lanham. He was married 3 times, however earlier research by many persons which did not include examining his Civil War Pension Record had assumed his wife Sarah who appears in the census records from his first marriage to be the same one who appears in later census records, however the Pension records contained documents that correct this error, it turns out he had 3 wives, the first one died was the Widow of John Humphries and died in 1884, and the second one never appeared on census records as the marriage was very short and ended in a divorce decree, the third marriage in 1891 was to Sarah Courtney.
The Lanham Surname
A project by Michelle Erbeck and Howard G. Lanham, M.D. a civil war and genealogy researcher and author. The purpose of this page is to document all that is known and proven or disproven in regards to those who carry the lanham surname or any of its varients. This pages focus is on the lanham lines that involve the lanham's that came to port tobacco in Maryland from England during colonial times. Other researchers are invited and encouraged to participate in this effort and contribute.
James Thomas Lanham
- Prince Georges Maryland
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