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

Henry Acton

Male 1732 - 1796  (64 years)


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  • Name Henry Acton 
    Birth 1732  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 22 Dec 1796  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7520  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Father Henry Acton,   b. 1709, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 1771 and 1776, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Eleanor Taylor,   b. Abt 1692, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1739, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 16 Oct 1729  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Easter Smallwood,   b. 1731, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1787, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 57 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1752  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Osborn Acton,   b. Abt 1754, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Mar 1817, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 63 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Henry Acton,   b. 1755, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Jul 1842, Hendrysburg, Belmont County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 87 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Smallwood Acton,   b. 1759, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     4. Anne Smallwood Acton,   b. 19 Jan 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     5. Elizabeth Acton,   b. 1769, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     6. Mary Acton,   b. 21 Apr 1772, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     7. Francis Acton,   b. Bef 1774, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 2 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F5138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh Colonial Records Vol 1, 1776 Prince George's Co. MD census page 15

      Henry Acton 44
      Henry Acton Jr. 21
      Smallwood Acton 17
      Ignatius Farrell 36
      Richard Smallwood 9
      Hester Acton 45
      Anne Acton 9
      Elizabeth Acton 7
      Mary Acton 4
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      Charles County Deed Book 0#3; Page 452.
      Mar 4, 1768 from James Smallwood of CC, planter, to Henry Acton Jr of Prince Georges County, planter, for 5 £and for divers other good causes, 2 parcels of land, being 1 tract and part of [another], lying in CC, to wit, one tract called Smallwood Grubb Thickett, bounded by the forks of Portobacco Branch, land called Marys delight, containing about 72 acres. The other is part of a tract called Stewarts Oversight, and adjoining to the land of Daniel Stewart, late of CC, decd; all that part of sd Stewart Oversight contains about 99 acres. Signed - James (E- his mark) Smallwood. Wit - Sam: Hanson*, Geo: Lee*. Ann, wife of the sd James Smallwood, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Aug 3, 1768.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 668. Dec 7, 1769 from Henry Acton Jr of Prince. Georges County, planter, to John Davison of the same county, planter, tor 58 £and for divers other good causes, 2 parcels, being one tract and part of a tract in CC, to wit, one tract called Smallwoods Grubb Thickett, bounded by the west side of Forks of Portobacco Branch, a tract of land called Marys Delight, containing about 72 acres. The other is part of a tract of land called Stewarts oversights and adjoining the land of Daniel Stewart late of CC, decd, containing about 39 acres. Signed - Henry Acton Jr. Wit - John Baynes, Geo Hardy Jr (Prince Georges County JPs). This deed was acknowledged in Prince Georges County; Ester, wife of sd Henry Acton Jr, relinquished her right of dower. Certified by Thos Sim Lee, clk [Prince Georges County]. Recorded Feb 10, 1770..
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 78. Jun 8, 1787 from Henry Acton of CC, planter, to Nicholas Blacklock of Prince George's County, planter, for 342 £11 shillings and 3 pence, part of a tract of land called Atchisons Hazard Resurveyed, lying in CC, hounded by the original beginning of Atchisons Hazard, containing (clear of elder surveys) about 304-1/4 acres. Signed - Henry Acton. Wit - Jno Dent*, Geo Lee*, Easter, wife to the sd Henry Acton, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Jun 14, 1787.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 90. Jun 8, 1787 from Henry Acton of CC, planter, to Humphrey Berry of CC, planter, for 1000 lbs of crop tobacco, part of a tract of land called Atchisons Hazard Resurveyed, lying in CC, containing (clear of elder surveys) about 41 acres. Signed - Henry Acton. Wit - Jno Dent*, Geo Lee*.
      Easter, wife to the sd Henry Acton, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Jul 13, 1787.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Chicamuxen or Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 403-172: ATCHISONS HAZARD: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Atchison, William: Surveyed William Atchison 13 Jan 1723 beginning at a bounded White Oak: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}

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