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

Pryor Smallwood

Male Abt 1739 - 1797  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Pryor Smallwood 
    Born Abt 1739  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec 1797  Charles County, Maryland - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I012138  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father Ledstone Smallwood,   b. 1720, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 19 Jun 1797, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 77 years) 
    Family ID F04989  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Dec. 1797 - Letters of administration were issued on the estate of Prior Smallwood to Casana Smallwood. The sureties for Casana's administration were Bayne Smallwood and Bayne Smallwood, son of John. The administrator's bond was 5000 pounds current money.
      Source: Maryland Genealogies, Vol. 2, p. 369.
      Comment: The first surety Bayne Smallwood appears to be Prior's son who is the "Bean" Smallwood, son of Pryor, who is in the 1790 Census of Charles Co., Md. (1-0-0-0-0)

      Jan. 13, 1798 - The Charles Co., Md. Inventory of Pryor Smallwood.
      Appraisers: Frederick Nelson, John Haislope/Haislip of Robert (value 30/3/1/2.) No slaves.
      Creditors: G. R. Brown, Piercy Graham.
      Kin: Samuel Smallwood, Susanna Smallwood.
      Administratrix: Casaria [sic] Smallwood, approves the inventory on Mar. 19, 1798.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Inventories, 1797-1802, pp. 23-4.
      Comment: Next of kin Susanna Smallwood is believed to be Prior's mother.

      Jan. 12, 1802 - The Charles Co., Md. administration account of Pryor Smallwood.
      Inventory value: 30/3/1/2.
      Payments made by the estate: 41/12/8 1/2.
      Overpayment made by the estate: 11/9/8.
      Administratrix: Casanna/Casana Smallwood.
      Sureties: Bayne Smallwood, Bayne Smallwood of John.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Administration Accounts, 1798-1806, pp. 224-5.

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Mar. 1774 - James Jameson vs. Pryor Smallwood, son of Ledstone, of Charles Co., planter, based on a debt of May 1771. William Rhody Luckett of Charles Co., planter, special bail for Pryor.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber W No. 3, pp. 261-3.

      Mar. 1778 - Pryor Smallwood is in the Census of Port Tobacco, East Hundred, Charles Co., Md.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber X No. 3, p. 636.

      Jan. 1789 - Samuel Marshall of Charles Co., for the love that I have for Sarah Ann Smallwood of Charles Co., gives to said Sarah Ann Smallwood a Negro boy slave. Deed of gift recorded at the request of Prior Smallwood.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber D No. 4, p. 387.

      1790 - Pryor Smallwood, son of Ledstone, is in the 1790 Census of Charles Co., Md., as follows: 2-1-7-0-1.


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      Charles County Land Record Book G#3, 1756-1761; Page 268_ Dec 29, 1758. Jestinian Burch Sr of CC, planter, for 2000 lbs of tobacco to him in hand paid by Ledstone Smallwood, father of Pryer Smallwood of CC, Jestinian Burch has sold to sd Pryer Smallwood, part of a tract of land called Lumley, lying in CC, bounded by the end of the south line that divides between Oliver Burch and John Noe, containing and now laid out for about 57 acres. Signed - Jestinian (X his mark) Burch. Wit - Jno Winter, Jas Nivison, Recorded Jan 2, 1759
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      Charles County Land Record Book G#3, 1756-1761; Page 283. Dec 29, 1758 from Jestinian Burch Sr of CC, planter, to Jestinian Thomas Burch of CC, for 2000 lbs of tobacco to Jestinian Burch Sr in hand paid by Jestinian Burch Jr, father of the sd Jestinian Thomas Burch, part of a tract of land called Lumley in CC, bounded by part of the land made over to Pryer Smallwood, the land belonging to Jestinian Burch Jr, containing and now laid out for about 56
      acres. Signed - (blank]. Wit - Jno Winter, Jas Nivison. Recorded Jan 14, 1759.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 388. Certificate. Mar 22, 1768. Came Pryor Smallwood before me, with a sorrel mare. Sd Smallwood complains that the mare has been troublesome to him by breaking into his enclosures. He is therefore permitted to use sd mare. Signed - Josias Hawkins*. Recorded Mar 26, 1768.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 530. Bill of Sale. I, Notley Luckett of CC, for 50 , sell to Ledstone Smallwood of CC, in open market, the following livestock, viz, 1 iron gray horse, 1 black horse, 1 black mare, 3 heifers, and 1 cow, and also 7 hogs, Signed Feb 23, 1769 - Notley (+ his mark) Luckett. Wit - William Morris, Pryor Smallwood_ Recorded Feb 28, 1769.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 604_ Aug 10, 1769 from Oliver Burch, Ledstone Smallwood, Susannah Smallwood, & Pryor Smallwood of CC, to William Compton of CC, for 37 10 shillings, part of a tract of land in CC called Lumley, lying in CC, bounded by the division line between Oliver Burch and John Noe, containing about 57 acres. Signed - Oliver Burch, Ledstone Smallwood, Susannah (X her mark) Smallwood, Pryor Smallwood. Wit - Jno Winter*, Jon Dent*. Casana, the wife of Pryor Smallwood, freely acknowledged this deed. Recorded Aug 11, 1769.
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 158, Certificate. CC, May 10, 1771. Pryor Smallwood brought before me a small bay mare, which sd Smallwood makes oath is troublesome to him by breaking into his enclosures. He is therefore permitted to use her. Signed - Dan Jenifer*, Recorded May 15, 1771
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 368-47: LOMBEY: 450 acres; Possession of - 225 Acres - Burch, Oliver: 225 Acres - Noe, John: Surveyed 31 Jan 1664 for Thomas Lomax on the North side the main swamp that falls into Piles fresh: Conveyance notes - 125 Acres - Thomas Dyson from John Noe; 27 Feb 1726, 100 Acres - John Ingram Twainbrook from John Noe; 25 Sept 1727,100 Acres - Edmund Murphy from John Ingram Twainbrook; 13 Nov 1728, 46 Acres - Sarah Noe from Thomas Dyson; 10 June 1729, 100 Acres - William Davis from Edmund Murphy; 24 March 1734, 112-1/2 Acres - Justinian Burch Jr. From Justinian Burch Sr.; 14 June 1743,