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

John Acton

Male Bef 1665 - 1688  (> 23 years)


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  • Name John Acton 
    Birth Bef 1665  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 25 Jul 1688  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I78696  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Richard Acton,   b. Bef 1640   d. 4 Apr 1672, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 32 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Katherine Elizabeth Howard,   b. 1624, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Aug 1695, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F39375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Richard Acton,   b. Bef 1687, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 6 May 1741, Baltimore County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 54 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Abigail Acton,   b. Bef 1687, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1688, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 3 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F39374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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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.
      ===
      John Acton 10.47 I AA £90.1.4 Jul 25 1688
      The amount of the inventory also included #4000.
      Appraisers: Lancellot Todd, Thomas Baker.
      List of debts: John Wagstaffe, John Rockhould, John Crosse, John Frizell, Joseph Story, Charles Stephens.
      ===
      John Acton 10.319 A AA £90.1.4 #12506 {1693}
      The amount of the inventory is equivalent to #21616.
      Payments to: Maj. Dorsey, Capt. Richard Hill, Stephen Francis, Ann Baker, Robert Proctor, Thomas Bland, Mr. Henry Ridgely, Dr. Allin, Mr. Dryfield, Mr. Greenfield, Abell Brown, Thomas Smith, John Baker, Lancelott Todd, Joseph Storry, Robert Morris, William Hopkins, Thomas Phillips.
      Executor: John Mariatt.

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