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Robert Larimer
Birth: 1704, Scotland
Death: May 28, 1773
York County
Pennsylvania, USA

Birth based on age at death

Robert Larimer married Sarah "Mary" McKee about 1739. They had 7 children they named: Thomas, John, William, Mary, Margaret, Jane "Jean" and Robert Larimer.

The original Larimer family name was French, Lorimier, derived from the Latin Lorum, a thong. The English form, Lorimer, indicates the name of an ancient trade. The "Larimer" was a maker of bits, spurs, stirrup irons, and all kinds of metal mountings of brass and iron, including armor. The first family record of the name is found in 1080, when a certain Durand Lorimer went from Caen, France, to Scotland, doubtless with the armies of William the Conqueror. In Scotland Lorimer is quite a common name.

Robert was the first of the Larimer family of record in this country. He came to America from Scotland, where his ancestors had fled when driven from Alsace, Lorraine, by the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes.

He settled in York Co. PA and was a successful farmer, the tax records showing him possessed of two farms, one in Berwick Twp. of two hundred acres, and one in Mt. Joy Twp.

Bio and other information from Find A Grave contributor Jack Gilchrist

His Father was Robert born 1690 in Scotland died 1772 York, York, PA. Mother was Sarah born 1668 York, York, PA per FAG Contributor Janice Sterrett-Huang [NOTE birth date of mother relative to father] 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Larimer (1690 - 1772)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah McKee Larimer (1704 - 1770)*
 
 Children:
  John Larimer (1741 - 1818)*
  Jane Larimer Larimer (1752 - 1840)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Here Ly??? The Body of Robert Larimer Departed This Life May The 28 A. D. 1773 Aged 69 years Here Ly???? The Body Of Mary Larimer Departed This Life December The 22 A. D. 1770 Aged 66 years
 
Burial:
Saint Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery (The Pines)
New Oxford
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Douglas Little
Record added: Jun 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14739570
Robert Larimer
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Added by: Glenn Koons
 
 
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My 6th Great Grandfather; rest in peace
- Sherlocks Cousin
 Added: Aug. 15, 2012
My 8x great grandfather:)Robert, then John, then Margaret Larimer Johnston, then Elizabeth Johnston McCandless, then Katherine McCandless Cole, then Fred Cole, then Frank Cole, then Ann Cole Marron, then ME! Nancy Marron Kirk Asti
- Nancy Marron Asti
 Added: Apr. 17, 2011
 
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