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

Bayne Smallwood

Male 1752 - 1787  (35 years)


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  • Name Bayne Smallwood 
    Born 1 Mar 1752  St. John's St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aug 1787  St. John's St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8409  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father Thomas Smallwood,   b. Abt 1702, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1778, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary MNU Smallwood,   b. Abt 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1800, Port Tobacco Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 95 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1722  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Chloe McAtee,   b. Abt 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1825, St. John's St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 3 Dec 1782  St. John's St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F5818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 209.
      Thomas Smallwood's Will. Aug 23, 1778.
      I, Thomas Smallwood, am in great pain of body but of perfect, sound mind and memory.
      To my son Thomas Smallwood - 100 acres of land whereon he now lives, being part of a tract of land called Moors rest.
      To my son Bayne Smallwood - the rest of Moors rest, containing 100 acres whereon I now live.
      To my son Prior Smallwood - a tract of land called Atchisons Woodyard, containing about 100 acres.
      To my son Hezekiah Smallwood - Negro boy Sam and half the increase of a Negro wench called Rachal, now in the possession of John Ward.
      To my daughter Eleanor Brawner - 2 Negroes, Nace and Monakey, already in her possession.
      To my daughter Mary Ward - a Negro man called Sam, and half
      of the increase of a Negro woman called Rachal.
      To my son Benjamin Smallwood and to my daughter Ann Jackson
      - 2 shillings each, they having already received their equal proportion of my estate.
      To my wife Mary Smallwood and to my son Bayne Smallwood -. the rest of my estate.
      Executors: my wife and son Bayne Smallwood.
      Signed Jul 16, 1778 - Thomas Smallwood. Wit - Jon Dent, Charity (X her mark) Wade, Letitia (X her mark) Adams. Probated Aug 23, 1778 by the witnesses.
      On Aug 23, 1778 came Mary Smallwood, the widow of Thomas Smallwood, late of CC, decd, and elected to abide by the several legacies bequeathed to her in regard to the personal estate only; she claims her dower, or third part, in the real estate.
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 148. May 23, 1785 from Prior Smallwood of CC, to Bayne Smallwood of CC, for 8000 lbs of crop tobacco, part of a tract of land called Atchesons Woodyard, bounded by Atchisons Strife. Signed - Pryor Smallwood_ Wit - Saml
      Hanson Jr, Geo Lee (CC JPs). Recorded Jun 16, 1785.
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 224. Release, recorded at the request of John Ward.
      Whereas, by the will of Thomas Smallwood, late of CC, decd, the use of a Negro woman called Rachael was thereby bequeathed to his daughter, Mary Ward, during her natural life, at which period not only the use, but also the sole property of sd Negro, will revert to and be jointly vested in Mary Smallwood and her son, Bayne Smallwood. Now be it known that we, sd Mary Smallwood and. Bayne Smallwood, for the natural love we have for sd Mary Ward and also for an indemnifying bond hereafter to be given to Bayne Smallwood by John Ward, husband of the sd Mary Ward, for the full value of sd Negro at the death of sd Mary Ward, he should be worth as much at the time", have relinquished to the sd John Ward from all claim to the afd Negro woman called Rachael. Signed Jan 21, 1786 - Mary (X her mark) Smallwood, Bayne Smallwood- Wit - Wm Marbury Jr, Wm Ward, Recorded Feb 28, 1786.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 34. Bill of sale, rccordod at the request of Bayne Smallwood and Hezekiah Smallwood. I, Thomas Berry, in consideration of superseding a debt last Sep Court for 1800 lbs crop tobacco and 2000 lbs of crop tobacco due for rent, have sold to Bayne Smallwood and Hezekiah Smallwood, 1 gray mare, 2 feather beds, 2 cows & yearlings, 1200 lbs of tobacco, 300 lbs of bacon, 10 barrels corn, 2 shoats, 1 pig, I Dutch oven, 1 large pot, 1 middle-sized poL, 1 frying pan, 3 chairs. Signed Feb 1, 1787 - Thomas (X his mark) Berry. Wit - HorĀ° Middleton, Thos. Ward. Recorded Feb 17, 1787.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 37. Mar 7, 1787 from Beane Smallwood of CC, planter, to William Ware of CC, Gent, for 9000 lbs of crop tobacco and for divers other good causes, part of a tract of land in CC known as Achisons Woodyard, bounded by George Hargraves land being part of the above mentioned land, containing about 76-1/2 acres. Signed - Bayne Smallwood- Wit - Walter Hanson*, Richard Barnes*. Clotilda, the wife of the sd Bean Smallwood, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Mar 18, 1787.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 102. Aug 7, 1787 from Bayne Smallwood & Hezekiah Smallwood of CC, to Samuel Ward Middleton of CC, planter, for 500 part of a tract of land called Moores Rest, lying in CC, containing about 200 acres. Signed - Bayne Smallwood, Hezekiah (H his mark} Smallwood. Wit - Jno Dent*, Geo Lee*. Clotilder, wife to the sd Bayne Smallwood, and Catherine, wife of Hezekiah Smallwood, freely relinquished their right of dower, Recorded Aug 13, 1787.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 344. Marriage Contract. Indenture made Dec 12, 1794 between John Courts of Caroline County, VA of the 1st part, Priscilla Herbert Smallwood of CC of the 2nd part, and John Muschett and Bayne Smallwood of CC, of the 3rd part. Sd Priscilla, as one of the co-heirs and representatives of General William Smallwood, late of CC, is entitled to one undivided fifth part of all the lands in CC or elsewhere, which were formerly the property of afd General Smallwood, late of CC, decd. Sd Priscilla is also possessed of and entitled to a considerable chattel property in CC in the schedule hereto annexed. A marriage is intended to be shortly had and solemnized between the afd John Courts and Priscilla Herbert Smallwood. John Courts has agreed that if the marriage occurs, then he shall not have any right to any part of the rents, issues, and profits of the lands, tenements, and hereditaments; nor shall Courts have any right to any of the Negroes or other personal property of sd Priscilla in the annexed schedule. Rather, the lands and chattel property shall remain the property of sd Priscilla. Now this deed, for making the afd agreement effectual in law, and for preserving the rents and profits of the lands, tenements, and hereditaments, and the Negroes and other personal property in the schedule annexed and for the several uses herein after expressed, and for such other uses as sd Priscilla shall think proper so that the same shall not be in the power of sd John Courts, ad Courts promises sd Muschctt and Bayne Smallwood that the afd land and property of sd Priscilla shall be separate from sd Court's estate. Also sd Priscilla, for 5 shillings to her paid by sd Muschect and Bayne Smallwood, and for divers other good causes, she gives them one undivided fifth part of the afd lands and property. To have and to hold, for the following purposes, to wit, in the first place, for the use of sd Priscilla until the solemnization of sd intended marriage, and after the marriage, Muschett and Smallwood shall hold one moiety or half part of the sd one fifth part of the afd lands and property for the use of sd Priscilla. If Priscilla survives Courts and has no issue by him, or if she survives such issue, then Muschett and Bayne Smallwood shall hold the afd moiety for the use of Priscilla; secondly, that ad Muschett and Bayne Smallwood, shall hold the other moiety for the use of Priscilla and for any persons that Priscilla shall direct; thirdly, if Priscilla dies before Courts leaving no issue of her body by Courts, then Muschett and Rayne Smallwood shall hold one third part of the afd fifth part of the afd lands and property, for the use of Courts. Signed - John Courts, P.R. Smallwood, John Muschett, Bayn Smallwood. Wit - Jon Dent*, James Freeman*.
      schedule of the real and personal property, formerly the property of General William Smallwood, decd. Negroes: Basil, Lewis, Frank, Nate, Will, James, Charles, Daniel, Camden, Providence, Harlin, Laurence, Celia, Joan, Little Joan, Liza & child, Sall, Milly, Mall, Sarah, Nan, Betty, Luranna,
      Kitty, Caroline, Rosetta, Louisa, Lucinda, Raner, Lettitia, Charity. Stock of horses, cattle, & sheep. Furniture: 1 side board with plate, 1 side board without, 4 large mahogany tables, 1 tea table, 1 tea table, 24 ditto chairs, 2 large looking glasses, 8 feather beds & furniture, a variety of other household and kitchen furniture, 1 coach with plated harness, 1 gold watch. Recorded Feb 10, 1795.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Chicamuxen or Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 384-53: ATCHISONS WOODYARD: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Atchison, William : Surveyed 4 April 1714 for William Athison (Atchison) beginning at a bound grey oak standing on the North side the Piney branch of Mattawoman patent 19 Aug 1714: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},

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