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BLACKMORE, James, son of SAMUEL, did not marry MARY DAWSON
Posted by: Hugh Adams (ID *****8954) Date: August 28, 2002 at 18:48:08
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James Blackmore, son of Samuel Blackmore b:c1702 did not marry Mary Dawson. The James who married a Mary Dawson is someone else. Please for those that continue to say this please prove differently.

MY NOTES for JAMES BLACKMORE who married RACHEL OWEN daughter of Lawrence Owen:

MD Calendar of Wills: Samuel BLACKMORE, Fredk. Co.,
Will Book A-1, pgs 448-449, 19 Aug 1771; proved 21 Mar, 1773; disbursed 9 May 1775;
To Ch. Elizabeth, Ann, Samuel, Mary, JAMES (ex.), Wm., Nathl., & Mary Redenson Loyd.
Wit. John LACKLEN, Ignatius ROBEY, Wm. SHAW. Inventory 1773, next of kin, Samuel & Ann; ex. JAMES BLACKMORE.
Census of 1776, [Maryland] Lower Potomack Hundred:
James BLACKMORE, 33; Rachel,28; Lawrence Owen, 8; Elizabeth, 6; Samuel, 4: & James, 2.
[HCA Note: The Hundreds were purely a taxable district. The Lower Potomac Hundred was located just above Georgetown, with the Potomac River as its western boundary. It would have included present day Bethesda/Chevy Chase. by Anne Cissel]
West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, Vol 3 pg 445
BLACKMORE, James, Berkeley County, Revolutionary War non-military patriot, listed by Anne Waller Reddy.
American Museum Reconstructed Census 1774 -1810 Berkeley Co., VA by Grove
p24) 1782 2nd Batalion 1782 JAMES BLACKMORE
p50) 1783 Tithable List 1783 Walter Baker's List No. 11
JAMES BLACKMORE, 1 white tithable, 7 slaves over 16, 6 horses, 12 cattle, tax-L1 S15 0P
Census of Virginia-Property Tax List-Berkeley County p. 1420
1787 Blackemore, Rachel - 1, white male betweem 16-21, 4-blacks over 16, 4-blacks under 16, 5-horses, 15-cattle.
1790 Blackmore, Rachel her two sons 2 whites 1 males 4 slaves above 5 horses
[ Note from HCA: Lawrence Owen Blackmore would be the son 16-21, and younger males not taxed.]
West Virginia Estate Settlements - 1743-1850 by Ross B Johnston
Berkeley Co., VA Will Book 1 Pg 84
Inventry of the Goods and Chattles of James Blackmore Deceased. f500.17.08
Appraisall 14 day of April 1788
Returned, appraisal 12-21-1790
West Virginia Deeds and Wills Abstracts by Larry G Shunks
James Blackmore, est(inventory/appraisel) 10-5-1794
List Rachel Blackmore as admin.
[NOTE FROM HCA: Some other charts have James, son of Samuel of MD, married to a Mary DAWSON and living in PA.]

Will of Lawrence OWEN, FR, inn holder, 5 May 1761, 8 Je. 1761. To son-in-law Nathl. OFFUTT & daus. Eliz. OFFUTT, Ann HOULD, Mary, Barbara, & RACHEL[HCA note:BLACKMORE]. To Robert OWEN, heir-at-law. Tract "Seneca Landing," to be auctioned. Exs. wf. Sarah & bro. Edward. Distribution, FR, 12 D 1772. Sureties Edward OWEN & Wm. WILLIAMS. Third to widow, Mrs. Sarah OWEN, exx., residue equally to Robert OWEN, & testator's daus., Elizabeth, Mary, Barbara, & RACHEL [HCA note:BLACKMORE]. Inventory: appraisers Henry Wright CRABB & Wm. DENT; next of kin Nathaniel OFFUTT & Edward OWEN; exx. Sarah OWEN.
Census of 1776, [Maryland] Lower Potomack Hundred:
James BLACKMORE, 33; Rachel,28; Lawrence Owen, 8; Elizabeth, 6; Samuel, 4: & James, 2.
1787 Census of Virginia-Property Tax List-Berkeley County p. 1420
Blackemore, Rachel - 1, white male betweem 16-21, 4-blacks over 16, 4-blacks under 16, 5-horses, 15-cattle.
[Off and on to 1790]
[ Note from HCA: Lawrence Owen Blackmore would be the son 16-21, and younger males not taxed.]
Tax Records of Frederick 1782-1807
1801-24 Sep 1807 Rachel Blackmore 255 acres
1804 Oct 18 FREDERICK CO., VIRGINIA MARRIAGE BONDS pO56 Laurence Snapp and Mary Blackmore, daughter of RACHEL BLACKMORE of this county. Bondsman, NATHL BLACKMORE.
Sullivan Co., TN Deed Book No. 6 1809-1815 page 165
Date: March 28, 1810
Consideration: A valuable consideration
Amt of land: 840 acres
Location: Sullivan Co., TN
Description: A tract of land on the waters of Reedy Creek, near Sharps Branch and on the wagon road and then along Varner's Hns
Wit: Christopher Latture, Wm Owen, Wm N. Gale
Proven: By Wm Owen and William N Gale, Sullivan Co, TN, May, 1811
Test: Mattw. Rhea, C.S.C
Regst: (No date given) From the minutes of the court
1812 EARLY TENNESSEE TAX LIST p016 -Sullivan Co., TN lists "BLACKMORE, Rachel, Robert, Samuel, Widow Blackmore".
[HCA note: who might this Widow Blackmore be?]
Sullivan Co., TN Deed Book No. 10 1824-1835 page 92
Date: Aug. 18, 1824
Purpose: On Nov. 16, 1824, two lots were sold by sheriff of Sullivan Co at the suits of different persons against Nathaniel Snapp, Samuel Snapp, Elizabeth Snapp and James Snapp, heirs and distriutors of Lawrence Snapp, dec'd, and purchased by sd Lawrence Snapp, son of John, for $401.00 that being the highest bid and in consideration of $775.00 to me in hand paid By Rachel Blackmore, one of the creditors of sd Lawrence Snapp, dec'd, I have sold to sd Blackmore and her heirs sd lots situated as follows:
Description: Lot adj. Gammon's corner containing 3/4 acre
Wit: Wm Rutledge, Jacob E. Snapp, Jersel Dodge
Acknowledged: By Lawrence Snapp, Sullivan Co., TN Aug. 1824
Test: Richard Netherland, C.S.C, by G.W. Netherland, D.C.
Regst: Oct 23, 1824
Sullivan Co., TN 1830 census SU-334 Blackmore Rachel 002-00010010001
Rachel husband James Blackmore and her daughter's husband Lawrence Snapp are assumed to be deceased. Rachel is living with her daughter Mary Elry Blackmore Snapp. Lawrence N Snapp Jr. is old enough to be out on his own. He is 24 yrs old.
2 M 10-15 1815-1820 Samuel R Snapp (b:8 Jul 1817,13), James JacobsSnapp (b:9 Jul 1820,10)
1 F 10-15 1810-1815 Sarah Elizabeth Snapp (b:7 Apr 1815,15)
1 F 40-50 1780-1790 Mary Elry Blackmore Snapp (b:9 Mar 1783,47) [Rachel's daughter]
1 F 80-90 1740-1750 Rachel Owen Blackmore (b:1776 census=1748, 82)
Sullivan Co., TN 13-Aug-1830 DEATH OF RACHEL (From notes of Landon Haynes Snapp)
Sullivan Co., TN Court May 1851
Richard McLain & others VS James Blackmore & others
This cause coming on to be further heard and determined before the Hon. Thomas L Williams Chancellor upon the report of the commission appointed by the Court at the May term 1851 to make partition of the lands in the pleadings mention which report not being excepted to is in all things confirmed and is in the word? and figure following to wit
Pursuiant to a decree of the honorable Chancery Court at Jonesborough the undersigned commissionary appointed by said decree to partition the lands belonging to RACHEL BLACKMORE dec'd in Sullivan County at the time of her death among the heirs of said R. Blackmore dec. commenced on the 18th day of Sept. 1851 first being sworn according to law and with Henry Anderson, one of their body as Surveyors and ALFRED SNAPP & JAMES WOODROW qualified as chain bearers to ascertain the butts and bounds of said lands which they find to be as follows to wit:
[note from Hugh: I'm only listing names and locations in order being read]
Reedy Creek road, Grasby Spring, Campbell line, Virginia line, Nathaniel Snapp line, contains 900 Acres
1. 1/2 of 1/7 to the heirs of ELIZABETH WOODROW which had been sold to SAML SNAPP and on which he had made some improvement built a house, Reedy Creek road, Housing line 66 acres.
2. heirs of NATHL BLACKMORE lot no. 2, Reedy Creek road, Nathaniel Snapp line, 140 Acres
3. JAMES BLACKMORE in said plat as No 3, head of the big Spring, George ? line, Reedy Creek road, on Nathaniel Snapp line, containing 115 Acres.
4. MARY SNAPP as lot no 4, George Baseline, Virginia line, NATHL SNAPP line, the big Spring, containging 105 Acres.
5. OWEN BLACKMORE, as no 5, Virginia line, Reedy Creek road, George Bares line, creek, James Campbells line, Virginia line, containing 140 Acres.
6. SAML BLACKMORE heirs, no 6, Reedy Creek,Alli?ing heirs, creek and road, George Pacy? line, containing 147 Acres.
7. ROBERT BLACKMORE heirs decd, no 7, George Barcy line, Reedy Creek and the road, Alligory? heirs, Reedy Creek Road, grassy spring, Lewy? Stiney? line, containing 78 Acres, and as a part of the share of the heirs of ROBT BLACKMORE dec a small lot containing 12 Acres was laid off described in said plot as part of lot no 7,Alliging:? heirs, Campbell old line,
then was 1/2 of the share of Eliz L? WOODROW heirs, containing 97 or 47? Acres as one half of lot no 1, old Campbell line, top of the ridge on the old Campbell line, on which Mrs WOODROW reside, the mill tract
Given under our hand ? Seal this 25th Sept 1851
Signed:Henry Anderson, Wm Anderson, Wm Hausher, Robt T Rhea
Labor:Wm Hansher, Robt P Rhea, Henry Anderson, Alfred Snapp, James Woodrow, Wm B Snapp, Ab? G Snapp, Wm Anderson.

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