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

Eleanor Acton

Female Abt 1734 - Abt 1800  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name Eleanor Acton 
    Born Abt 1734  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt 1800  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I007521  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2021 

    Father Henry Acton,   b. 1709, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1771 and 1776, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Eleanor Taylor,   b. Abt 1692, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1739, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Bef 16 Oct 1729  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F04876  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Smallwood,   b. 1730, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1794, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married Abt 1756  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Virlinda Smallwood,   b. 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years)
     2. Eleanor Smallwood,   b. 1763, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1812, Ohio County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years)
     3. Henry Acton Smallwood,   b. 1767, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1796, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)
     4. Colvert Acton Smallwood,   b. 1768, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1796, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years)
     5. James Smallwood,   b. 1769, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years)
     6. Elizabeth Smallwood,   b. 1771, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years)
     7. Anne Smallwood,   b. 1772, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years)
     8. Sarah Smallwood,   b. 1773, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 23 years)
     9. Mary Smallwood,   b. 1774, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
     10. John Smallwood,   b. Bef 1775, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1796, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years)
     11. Chloe Smallwood,   b. 1776, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F04878  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 269. May 25, 1772 from James Smallwood Jr and Eleanor, his wife, of CC, planter, to Jacob Latimer Sr of CC, for 45£all that tract of land, now occupied by sd Smallwood and Wife, being part of a tract of land called and now known as Stewards Oversight, lying in CC, bounded by sd Smallwood's land, containing 50 acres. Signed - James Smallwood Jr, Eleanor (+ her mark) Smallwood. Wit - Geo Dent*, Saml Love*. Sd Eleanor relinquished her right of dower, Recorded Jun 6, 1772.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 427-354: STEWARTS OVERSIGHT: 454 acres; Possession of - 454 Acres - Smallwood, James: Surveyed 10 November 1730 for James Smallwood: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 34. Oct 21, 1783 from James Smallwood and Eleanor, his wife, of CC, planter, to Jacob Latimer Sr of CC, for 45 £, all that tract of land now in the tenure and occupation of the sd James Smallwood and Eleanor, his wife, being part of a tract of land called Stewarts Oversight, lying in CC, bounded by sd Smallwood's land. Signed - James Smallwood, Eleanor (X her mark) Smallwood. Wit - Robt Young, Joshua Sanders. Sd Eleanor relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Nov 1, 1783,
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      1. Henry Action ACTON was born 1709 in Charles County, Maryland, and died ABT 1780. He was the son of 2. Henry ACTON and 3. Anne Mariot PENN. He married Eleanor UNKNOWN ABT 1730 in Charles County, Maryland. She was born ABT 1707 in Charles County, Maryland, and died ABT 1770 in Maryland.

      Children of Henry Action ACTON and Eleanor UNKNOWN are:
      i. Henry ACTON was born 1732 in King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland, and died ABT 1800. He married Easter SMALLWOOD BEF 1753 in Maryland. She was born 1731 in Charles County, Maryland, and died ABT 1790.
      ii. Eleanor ACTON was born ABT 1734 in King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland, and died ABT 1800 in Maryland. She married James SMALLWOOD ABT 1765 in Charles County, Maryland. He was born 1730 in Charles County, Maryland, and died BET 19 DEC 1794 AND 12 in Maryland.
      iii. John ACTON was born 1736 in King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland, and died ABT 1800

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