Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Sarah Smallwood

Female Aft 1680 - Bef 1744  (< 62 years)


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  • Name Sarah Smallwood 
    Born Aft 1680  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 11 Sep 1744  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003008  Tree1
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2021 

    Father James Smallwood,   b. 1638, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1714/15, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Hester Evans,   b. 1645, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1693/94, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married Abt 1664  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Moore,   b. 3 Oct 1665, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1735/36, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Aft 1693  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Moore,   b. Abt 1695, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Charity Moore,   b. Abt 1697
     3. Anne Moore,   b. Abt 1699, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Moore,   b. Abt 1700, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1769, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     5. Elizabeth Moore,   b. Abt 1703, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Hester Moore,   b. Abt 1714, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1735, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)
     7. Henry Moore,   b. Abt 1719, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1773, Colchester, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
     8. Benedictor Moore,   b. Aft 1725, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1812, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 85 years)
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F02287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Children of Sarah Smallwood and Henry Moore are:
      i. Sarah Moore.
      ii. Esther Moore.
      iii. Charity Moore.
      iv. Anne Moore. She married *unknown Davis.
      v. Benedictor Moore died AUG 1811 in Charles County, Maryland. She married Humphrey Berry, son of Humphrey Berry and Mary Smallwood. He died OCT 12 1794 in Charles County, Maryland.
      vi. Elizabeth Moore.
      vii. William Moore.
      viii. Henry Moore was born 1720 in Charles County, Maryland.
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      Littlejohn, Mereilius, Prince George's County, 3rd Nov., 1740; 18th Mar., 1740.
      To wife Elizabeth, extx., 1/3 estate. She to have power to sell testator's interest in Va. property bought by father Oliver from Morgan Jones.
      To sons Charles, Samuel and Henry and dau. [unnamed], residue of estate.
      Test: Sarah Moore (Moor), Mary Cosser, Walter Pye. MCW 22. 382
      ===son of Henry
      Brett, Richard, Charles County, 11th Oct., 1743; 13th Dec., 1743.
      To wife, Sarah, 1/3 estate.
      To sons Henry and John, dwell plan. and "Brett's Discovery".
      To dau. Anne, personalty and land where Mary Johnson lives for which bro. George Brett gave his bond.
      To John Thompson and Alexander Hunter 2 and I yrs. rents of plan. on which they dwell.
      To poor of parish, 5 yrs. rent of plan. on which Mary Johnson dwells and personal estate.
      To Mary Noble, servant, 2 yrs. time. George Brett to have authority to carry child. or their estates to his plan. in Va. and to see that they have at least three yrs. schooling.
      Exs.: Wife and George Brett.
      Test: Susanna Allen, Joseph Dove, Mary Dove. MCW 23. 298
      Note: Jan. 19, 1743, widow Sarah accepts bequests in personal estate but claims her legal right in real estate.
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      Richard Brett 21.341 A CH 638.7.2 116.13.9 May 30 1745
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 21.4.0.
      Sureties: Daniel Chambers, Joseph Doyne.
      Received from: John Munroe, Richard Price, Thomas Roland, Postmaster General in Virginia, John Fewell, Simon Smith, John Thompson.
      Payments to: Richard Griffith, Thomas Lomax, Hugh Kelly, John Samuel Prather, John Fowell, Robert Hych, William Huncan, Thomas Northfolk, Dr. Brown, Dr. Mingo Muschet, William Smith, John Davis, Ratchlif (no surname given), Daniel Dulany, Esq., Walter Hanson, George Corson, Robert Hych, Richard Griffeth, Postmaster General (Spotsilvania County, Virginia).
      Payments to (in Viryinia currency): Thomas Northfolk, Richard Harrison, Will. Dart, Richard Price.
      Executors: George Brett, Henry Moore and his wife Sarah Moor
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      Smallwood, Col. James, Sr., Chas. County, 16th Sept., 1712; 12th Jan., 1714/5.
      To wife Mary,, extx., 2/3 of personal estate on plantation "Bew Plains," in Prince George's Co.,
      To child., viz.., James, Thomas, Prior and Leadstone Smallwood, Mary Tayler and Sarah More, residue of estate on sd. plantation.
      Test: Jno. Done, Jno. Doddson. 14.31
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - liber Y -Page 651.
      Lease. Mar 9, 1742/43 from Henry Moore & Sarah Moore of Charles County, planters, to John Atchison of Charles County, planter, for the rents and services on the part of sd John to be done [as per the conditions of this lease, which follow] and for divers other good causes, the lease of 100 acres, being part of a tract of land called Mores Rest. This lease started last Nov 10 and is for the term of 21 years, paying to sd Henry Moore yearly, the rent of 1600 lbs of tobacco in 2 hhds, and on failure to pay the rent, sd Henry may reenter the before demised premises, reserving to the sd Henry liberty of falling, sawing, & carting away any black walnut or locust from sd land & farther, sd Atchison agrees to leave the land in good, tenantable repair at the end of the lease. Signed - Henry Moore, Sarah (+ her mark) Moore. Wit - Thos Stone, Wm Middleton. Edrn Porteus, [Charles County] Clerk, certified that Thomas Stone and William Middleton, Gent, are Charles County JPs. Recorded Mar 30, 1743.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber X#2, 1743-1744; Page 153.
      At the request of Henry Moore of CC, the following deed was recorded on Sep 11, 1744.
      I, Sarah Moore of CC, relict of Henry Moore, for the natural love I have for my son, Henry Moore, and for 10,000 lbs tobacco, and for divers other good causes, I have given sd Henry all my personal estate. In the name of seizin and possession, I have delivered to sd Henry one Negro man named Peter. Signed Mar 24, 1743/4 - Sarah (S her mark) Moore. Wit - Wm Winter, Daniel Bryant (Bryan).
      Sep 11, 1744. Then came William Winters and Daniel Bryan, the 2 witnesses, and made oath that they saw the within Sarah Moore, now deceased, subscribe the said instrument of writing. Signed - Gustavus Brown, Thos Stone.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber X#2, 1743-1744; Page 153. At the request of Henry Moore, the following receipt was recorded on Sep 11, 1744.
      Received of Henry Moore, 10,000 lbs tobacco, being in full of all accounts. Signed Mar 24, 1743/4 per - Sarah (+ her mark) Moore. Wit - Wm Winter, Dani Bryant.

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