510. Lambert Purnell6 Ayres (Letitia5 Purnell, Jeptha4, Matthew3, Thomas2, Thomas1) was born August 1, 1782. Lambert died March 28, 1856 in Worcester Co., MD.

He married Nancy Richardson in Worcester Co., MD, October 29, 1811. (Mary Beth & Vanessa Long, Worcester County Marriage Licenses) Nancy was the daughter of Robert Martin Richardson and Comfort Ayres. Lambert was named in his uncle Matthew's 1786 will. His father left him lands in Queponco: "Consolation" and "Addition." (date of death & marriage - Suzanne B. Hurley, Ocean City Lifesaving Museum). He is buried at Buckingham cemetary, Berlin, MD. (Melanie Ayres Merryweather, Genealogy of the Purnell Family, p. 12)

Lambert Purnell Ayres and Nancy Richardson had the following children:

child 831 i. Robert Martin Richardson7 Ayres. He was named as son of Lambert in his grandfather's 1818 will.

child 832 ii. Henry Richardson Ayres. He was called nephew and named executor of the will of his uncle, Henry Richardson.

child 833 iii. Elizabeth K. Ayres was born in Worcester Co., MD 1831. Elizabeth died 1898 in Worcester Co., MD. Her body was interred in Worcester Co., MD, All Hallows. She married James Bowdoin Robins Purnell(Dr,) 1862. James was born in Worcester Co., MD November 3, 1829. James was the son of William Undrill Purnell and Eleanor "Ellen" Horsey Robins. James died March 7, 1909 in Worcester Co., MD. His body was interred in Worcester Co., MD, All Hallows. He is shown as a doctor, living in a hotel, age 29, in 1850 census of Worcester Co., MD. Ft. Chessid Purnell is the same hotel. James had two children who died in childhood; see Melanie Ayres Merryweather's Genealogy of the Purnell Family.

child 834 iv. Mary Ann Ayres was born before June 24, 1845. She was named niece in the will of Henry Richardson.

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