Warren Lanham patented on 09/02/1834 the E1/2 of the SW 1/4 of Sec. 21 in T10NR9E.His neighbors, clockwise from the north, were Jeptha Connor, William Ball, Daniel McCormack, Bailey McCormack, Abraham Garrison, Jonathan Davis, Jeptha Connor again, and Rudolph Miller.Today his property would be east of Co. Rd. 220, about two miles southwest of Greensburg, IN.
Thomas Lanham patented on 12/17/1821 the E1/2 of the SW1/4 of Sec. 7, T11NR10E.His parcel was southwest of the Butcher Cem. in that section.His neighbors, starting to the north were: Josiah Jones, Joseph Lyons, Joseph Wickard, Nathan Sidwell, James Carter, Nathan Crumes and George Butcher.
This information is from Family Maps of Decatur Co., IN, Del. ED., With Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads and More, by Gregory A. Boyd, J.D. (Arphax Pub. Co.) (www.arphax.com) 2005, which lists original patentees in the county.There were no Shires listed.