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

James Smallwood

Male 1706 - 1767  (61 years)


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  • Name James Smallwood 
    Born 1706  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jan 1767  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I007878  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 

    Father James Smallwood,   b. Oct 1668, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1723, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Mary Boyden,   b. Bef 1676, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 76 years) 
    Married 1703  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02007  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Marbury,   b. 5 Feb 1720/21, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1803, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1734/35  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eleanor Smallwood,   b. 1736, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 29 years)
     2. Henry Smallwood,   b. 1737, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1788, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years)
     3. James Boyden Smallwood,   b. 1739, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1778, Charles County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     4. William Marbury Smallwood,   b. 1740, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1809, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Samuel Smallwood,   b. 1741, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1785, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     6. Luke Smallwood,   b. 1743, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1803, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years)
     7. Frances Anne Smallwood,   b. 1754, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Sarah Smallwood,   b. 1756, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1803, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years)
     9. Lucy Smallwood,   b. 1758, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1844, Hendrysburg, Belmont, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     10. Chloe Smallwood,   b. 1762, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1846, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     11. Walter Bayne Smallwood,   b. 1763, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1804, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
     12. Francis Heard Smallwood,   b. 25 May 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1796, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 29 years)
     13. Susannah Smallwood,   b. 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1803, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F05173  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      SMALLWOOD, JAMES, Junr, Charles Co. 27 Nov, 1766 17 Jan, 1767
      Grandchildren: Lucretia Wilson, James Smallwood Wilson and Henry Smallwood.
      To wife Susannah Smallwood, tract called "Friendship"; at her death, land to be divided between sons Walter Bayne Smallwood and Francis Heard Smallwood; if either die before they come of age, land to fall to son James Smallwood, to son William Marbery Smallwood, son Samuel Smallwood, daus. Susannah and Francis Anne Smallwood, son James Biden Smallwood.
      Extx: Wife Susannah Smallwood.
      Wit: Francis Jenkins, Jus. Luper (?). Jno. Rice. 35.338
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      WILL made 11/27/1766, probated 1/17/1767.
      Called "Jr" to distinguish from James, son of Thomas.
      owned "Friendship", 100 acres, 1753.
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      James Smallwood 95.45 CH 348.11.0 Sep 9 1767 Dec 5 1767
      Appraisers: Peter Dent, Ben amin Smith.
      Creditors: John Smith, William Marbury Smallwood.
      Next of kin: John Smallwood, John Smallwood (son of John Smallwood).
      Executrix: Susannah Smallwood.
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      James Smallwood 5.59 D CH 407.4.1 Dec 5 1767
      Sureties: Thomas Smallwood, Samuel Smallwood.
      Legatees (children): Marbury, Samuel, Susannah, Frances Ann, James Sidon Smallwood.
      Executrix: Susannah Smallwood.
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      MARYLAND RECORDS, Colonial Revolutionary County Church, Vol I, Gaius Marcus
      Brumbaugh, Reprint 1993, Genealogical Publishing County, Baltimore County, Maryland
      p. 303
      Census of 1775-1778 (Constable's Census of Charles County, Maryland)
      Berry, Thomas , Sr. (Both Sr and Jr are in the Port Tobacco, Upper Hundred, Sam'l Smallwood, Constable.)
      Berry, Thomas Jr.
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      John Frazer 37.308 CH 17.5.5 Oct 24 1748 Dec 15 1748
      Appraisers: James Smallwood, Mathew Smallwood.
      Creditors: William Steward, John Hamilton.
      Administrator/Executor: James Hambleton.
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      Smallwood, James, Sr., Charles County, 13th Nov., 1723; 12th Dec., 1723,
      To wife's dau. Elenor --------, sons Mathew and James (at 18 yrs.), dau. Lydia (at 16 or marriage), wife's sons John and William, personalty. Sons Mathew and James to make no bargain until 21 yrs, of age without consent of their mother and their bro. John.
      To wife's sons John, William, Mathew and James and their hrs., tract (unamed) bou. of Maj. Wm. Dent, equally (wife's thirds during life excepted).
      To wife Mary, extx., personalty., including an English woman Mary Daginat.
      Test: Mary Dagnall, James Griffen, Thomas Thomson. MCW 18.209.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 354. At the request of John Holly of Prince Georges County, the following deed was recorded this Sep 18, 1733. Aug 14, 1733 from William Smallwood and James Smallwood of CC, planters, to John Holly of Prince Georges County, planter, for 20 shillings (that is, 10 shillings apiece to Wm and James Smallwood), a small parcel of land in CC containing 2 acres, bounded by the Run side, called Pinee, retaining and now laid out for about 2 acres. John Holly shall have free privilege of getting wood for firing during his life, of the land belonging to sd Wm Smallwood and James Smallwood. Signed - William (M his mark) Smallwood, James Smallwood. Wit - John Stoddert, Henry Massey, Thomas Stone*, Richard Tarvin*. Mary, the wife of the afd William Smallwood, released her right of dower in and to the within mentioned land.
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      Charles County Land Records, 1733-1743; Liber O#2, Page 439.
      Recorded Apr 12, 1742. Mar 27, 1742 from Mary Smallwood of CC, widow, to John Smallwood, William Smallwood, Matthew Smallwood, and James Smallwood Jr of CC, planters, for 10,000 lbs tobacco and for other good causes, all that part of a tract of land, being part of a tract of land called Friendship, lying on the south side of Mattawoman fresh in CC, which part is bounded by the beginning tree of sd tract called Friendship as it was settled by the Land Commission for CC, containing about 333 acres. Also 100 acres more, being part of 200 acres of sd tract called Friendship formerly belonging to Hugh Thomas, bounded according to the division made between sd Mary Smallwood, John Smallwood, Charles Byrn & Margery, his wife, dated Jan 5, 1725 [/6] , which line is bounded by the ENE line of William Hoskins' part of Friendship, the Side Piney Branch. John, William, and James Smallwood's parts of the land are to contain about 100 acres.each. Matthew Smallwood's part is to contain about 33 acres, and also 100 acres more, the moiety of 200 acres formerly belonging to Hugh Thomas, as above mentioned. Signed-Mary (M her mark) Smallwood. Wit-Robt Hanson*, S: Hanson*.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 459. At the request of James Smallwood Jr, the following lease was recorded on Mar 25, 1750[/1].
      Nov 30, 1750 from Mary Cunningham of CC, widow, to James Smallwood of CC, planter, for the rents and services to be done by sd James and for divers other good causes, the lease of a parcel of land, being part of a tract of land called Friendship, lying near Marmosenks in CC, bounded by sd James Smallwood's land whereon he now lives, containing and laid out for about 100 acres. This is a 14 year lease, starting next Dec 25. The yearly rent is 750 lbs tobacco for the 1st 4 years, then 800 pounds. James agrees to build a tobacco house 30 feet long and 20 feet wide. Signed - Mary Cunninghame. Wit - Thos Stone, Walter Hanson.

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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 308-46: FRIENDSHIP: 50 acres; Possession of - 50 Acres - Hoskins, Philip Col: Surveyed 6 June 1671 for Robert Casselton and Garrett Sinnett at a bound oak in the line of the land called COFFERS CHANCE: Other Tracts Mentioned: COFFERS CHANCE; HARWOOD; MUCH HADDUM; Conveyance notes - Resurveyed into HARWOOD, 8 Aug 1726; folio 417,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 313-81: FRIENDSHIP: 2000 acres; Possession of - 954 Acres - Dent, Thomas : 1046 Acres - Hoskins, Bennett: : Surveyed 13 June 1672 for Bennett Hoskins at a branch beech by a fresh run called Mattawoman main fresh running down the run. Poss. by Thomas Dent & 1046 acres Bennett Hoskins in England: Other Tracts Mentioned: COFFERS CHANCE; HARWOOD; MUCH HADDUM; Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - John Coffer; 16 March 1724, 333 Acres - Mary Smallwood from William Hoskins; 12 Aug 1725,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 428-355: SMALLWOODS GORE: 40 acres; Possession of - 40 Acres - Smallwood, James: Surveyed 19 Nov 1730 for James Smallwood: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},