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

Richard Acton

Male Bef 1687 - 1741  (> 54 years)


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  • Name Richard Acton 
    Birth Bef 1687  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 6 May 1741  Baltimore County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I78695  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father John Acton,   b. Bef 1665, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Jul 1688, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 23 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F39374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Sewell,   b. Bef 1691, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1741, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 52 years) 
    Marriage 11 Dec 1707  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F39373  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Acton, Richard, planter, Baltimore Co.,8th Oct., 1740; 6th May, 1741.
      To grandson Richard, personalty.
      To wife Ann, extx., entire estate, real and personal. At her death land to be divided bet. grandsons Richard and Henry Young, and personal estate to be divided bet. daus. Margret and Hannah.
      Test: Richard Richardson, Edward Norwood, Job Lewis, John Dye. 22. 319.
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      Richard Acton 25.182 A BA £132.6.3 £5.3.11 Oct 19 1748
      Received from: William Hunt (merchant in London).
      Payments to: Thomas White, Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Executrix: Ann Acton.
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      Acton, John, A. A. Co.,3rd May, 1688; 25th July, 1688.
      To sister Eliza: Smith, Thomas Renolls, Sarah Maryot, Catherine Kitton, and Ann Baker, personalty.
      To only son Richard and hrs., all real estate, including plantation and land due testator from the Lord Proprietary.
      To only dau. Abigall and hrs., sd. lands in event of death of son Richard afsd. without issue.
      Son afsd. to be in care of brother-in-law John Marriott during minority; and dau. afsd. to be in care of Sarah Dorsey, widow of Joshua Dorsey, during minority.
      Ex.: Jno. Marriott.
      Test: Maj. Edw. Dorsey, Dr. Jno. Barclay. Jacob Pecock, Michell Pearsons. 6. 1.
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      Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Hampshire Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
      RICHARD ACTON, assignee of John Kyger/Kiger; 2 Jan. 1777 - 11 Apr. 1777; 187 a. on Allegany Mt.; adj. Kiger's own entry of this date. CC - Richard Acton & George Kiger. Surv. Elias Poston.
      20 Jan. 1779 - Request deed issue to Acton of Washington Co., Maryland. John (X) Kiger.
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      Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Hampshire Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
      RICHARD ACTON, assignee of John Kyger/Kiger; 2 Jan. 1777 - 11 Apr. 1777; 373 a. including, the Bear Camp on drs. of Montgomery's Run on Allegany Mt. CC - Richard Acton & George Kyger. Surv. Elias Poston.
      20 Jan. 1779 Request deed issue to Acton of Washington Co., Maryland. John (X) Kiger.

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