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

James Smallwood

Male 1638 - 1715  (77 years)


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  • Name James Smallwood 
    Born 1638  Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jan 1714/15  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried died at "Beau Plains", Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002041  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2018 

    Father John Smallwood,   b. Bef 1608, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary MNU Smallwood,   b. Bef 1612, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1628  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Female MNU Smallwood,   b. Abt 1642,   d. Abt 1663, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years) 
    Married Abt 1658  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary {Unproven} Smallwood,   b. Bef 1659, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F01378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hester Evans,   b. 1645, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1693/94, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married Abt 1664  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Smallwood,   b. Jan 1666/67, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1694, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
     2. James Smallwood,   b. Oct 1668, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1723, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     3. Mary Smallwood,   b. 2 Nov 1670, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1712, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     4. Benjamin Smallwood,   b. Abt 1673, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1737, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     5. Matthew Smallwood,   b. Apr 1673, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1712, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)
     6. Thomas Smallwood,   b. 1675, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1735, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     7. William Smallwood,   b. 1677, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1706, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     8. Pryor Smallwood,   b. 1680, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1734, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     9. Sarah Smallwood,   b. Aft 1680, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 11 Sep 1744, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 62 years)
     10. Bayne Smallwood,   b. 1685, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1709, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     11. Ledstone Smallwood,   b. 1687, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1755, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     12. Samuel Smallwood,   b. Abt 1688, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1712, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F00995  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary MNU Blizzard,   b. 3 Oct 1663, St Matthew, Friday Street, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1754, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married Bef Jan 1694/95  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F01379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Smallwood, Col. James, Sr., Chas. County, 16th Sept., 1712; 12th Jan., 1714/5.
      To wife Mary,, extx., 2/3 of personal estate on plantation "Bew Plains," in Prince George's Co.,
      To child., viz.., James, Thomas, Prior and Leadstone Smallwood, Mary Tayler and Sarah More, residue of estate on sd. plantation.
      Test: Jno. Done, Jno. Doddson. 14.31
      ===
      Col. James Smallwood 36C.255 I CH 72.7.3 Apr 24 1715
      Appraised in Prince George's County.
      Appraisers: Thomas Gatton, John Lanum.
      Creditors: John Brine.
      ===
      Smallwood, Col. James 37D.135 A CH 72.7.3 17.16.3 Sept 24, 1717
      Payments to: Mr Walter Bayne, Elizabeth Jones
      Executrix: Mary Harbart, Wife of Alexander Harbert.
      ===
      Refer to Maryland Genealogies, Smallwood Family page 325, by Arthur L. Keith.

      Hester came to Maryland as a child in 1650.

      James arrived in 1664 and was soon the owner of plantations: "Pork Hall", "Batchelor's Hope", "Welcome", "Eltham", Tatsall", & "Gooter" and other property totalling over 3000 acres in all. In 1676 he was appointed "Post", "... to convey all public intelligence in Charles County from thence to his Lordship (the Governor) and his Council..."* , and in about 1683 was made County Commissioner.*
      In 1689 he contributed 800 pounds of tobacco towards the support of a free school in Charles County and was also appointed Major of the "Foot" in the room of Maj. John Wheeler and was named as one of a number to regulate the Civil affairs of the County*. James was appointed High Sheriff of Charles County in 1694 and served as the County's representative in the Maryland Assembly from 1692 until his death*. He indicates that he is living on plantation "Bew (or Beau) Plains" in Prince George County, MD at the time his Will (dated September 16, 1712) was written.
      The Colonel's 2nd wife Mary had been married first to Robert Thompson Jr, 2nd to Giles Blizard and married 4th after James' death to Alexander Herbert.

      *Post - Richardson's Sidelights on Maryland History Vol. 1 - 96
      Commissioner - Maryland Archives Vol. VII-611
      Sheriff - Maryland Archives Vol. XX-68
      Major/Civil - " " Vol. XIII-242


      Children
      Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q

      Smallwood, James, s/o James and Esther Smallwood, b. Oct 1668; Mary Boyden Griffin, daughter of John Boyden, widow w/ son James Griffin, had children: Ann, Elenor, John, William, Matthew, James & Lydia

      Smallwood, John, s/o James and Esther Smallwood, b. Jan 1666; d. 1694, m. Lettis???, one known daughter Ester

      Smallwood, Mary, d/o James and Esther Smallwood, b. Nov. 2, 1670; m. 1st to Cornelius Maddocks, children: John, Edward, Benjamin & Phoebe, m. 2nd ??? Taylor, children: William Smallwood, Ann, & Elizabeth

      Smallwood, Matthew, s/o James and Esther Smallwood, b. Apr 1673; m. Grace Robertson

      Smallwood, Thomas;

      Smallwood, William; m. 1st to Elizabeth ??? who died before 1705, children: Jane, John & Ann, m. 2nd to Eleanor Hawkins Tubman, daughter of Henry Hawkins & wodow of Rev. George Tubman. Eleanor m. Edward Phillpot after William's death in 1706.

      Smallwood, Prior b. circa 1680, d. 1734, m. Elizabeth McMillion, widow of Peter McMillion, children: William, Bayne, Ann, Elizabeth & Hester.

      Smallwood, Benjamin;

      Bayne; m. Charity Courts, daughter of Col. John Courts, no children

      Smallwood, Leadstone; b. circa 1687, d. 1755, m. Elizabeth Garland, daughter of Randolph Garland, children: Leadstone Jr, John, Susannah, Charity m. ??? Mitchell, Mary m. ??? Godfrey, Henrietta m. ??? Newland, Elizabeth, William, & James.

      Smallwood, Sarah; m. Henry Moore of Prince George County, children: Sarah, Esther, Charity, Anne m. ??? Davis, Benedictor, Elizabeth, William & Henry.

      and several other sons unknown
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      Parents may be John Smallwood and Mary Eden.

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      John Evans 5.6 I CH #8341 May 3 1677
      Appraisers: Michaell Minock, Thomas Beamond.
      List of debts: Robert Lofton, James Smallwood, John Twiggs, Stephen Cocks,
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      Property: original tract "Zachia Hundred"; acquired "Pork Hall", "Batchelor's Hope", "Welcome", "Eltham", "May Day", "Tattsall", "Coate's Lodge". At death, living at Bew (Beau) Plains, plantation of 2nd wife Mary.

      REFS:
      Estate of "Edmond Lindsy late of Charles County Deceased aprised by us James Smallwood and Ralph Shaw..." 24 Sep 1677 (Charles Co Inventories 1677-1717, pp 11-12).

      WILL:
      dated 9/16/1712, probated Charles County, Maryland 1/12/1714-15.
      ===
      Charles County Court and Land Records,
      25 Aug 1694
      Liber S, Page 342
      Thomas Hills, servant to Robert Smallpage, runaway
      Liber S, Page 344
      13 Aug 1694; Indenture from William Griffin to James Smallwood, Sr.; for 10,000# tobacco; a parcel called The Hills; bounding Smallwood's land called Porke Hall; containing 113 acres; /s/ William Griffin; wit. Robert Smallpage, John Parker (mark)
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      Henry Brawner 19,36 A CH May 3 1699
      Payments to: Francis Frampton, Thomas Bowling, James Smallwood, Hugh Fergeson.
      Executrixs Mary Brawner.
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      Giles Cole 3.108 I #7586 (1676)
      Appraisers: James Smallwood, Ralph Shawe (also Ralph Shaw
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      John Turling 10.335 A SM 129,11.6 #35969 [1688]
      A second inventory amounted to 9.10.0.
      Payments to: John Green, Robert Thompson, Mr. John Harvey, Mr. Orrell, John Luord, Mr, Bearcroft, Robert Benson, Richard Scott, John Scott, John Campto, Thomas Barbar, Philip Tipet, Dr. Berry, William Cheasher, Mr. Mason on account of Sarah Arondel, Usely Knight, Mr. Carvill, Mr. Sond. Carroll, Mr. Thompson (minister), John Nicholls (carpenter), James Smallwood on account of Mr, William Barrett, Mr. Haley.
      Administrator: John Turling (son).
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      Robert Thompson 10,396 A CH 145,16o6 149,2,6 Oct4 1695
      Payments to; Mr. Phillip Hoskins, Notley Warren due his father (unnamed), Mr.
      Henry Hawkins, Mr. John Wilde, Mrs. Mary Phibes, John Boman per Mr. Henry
      Hawkins, Mr. William Dent for Anne Blizard (orphan of Giles Blizard).
      Administratrix: Mary Smallwood, wife of Mr. James Smallwood.
      ===
      William Chandler 18.23 1 CH 77.8.6 [1698]
      Appraisers: James Smallwood, John Hanson.

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      1723 Stafford County, Virginia rent rolls by James Carter 18 July 1724; 150 acres Smallwood heirs; lawfully demanded
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      In January 1695, Samuel Luckett was bondsman for "Major James Smallwood who married Mary the relict of Robert Thompson, Jr. late of Charles County". All were his neighbors on Port Tobacco Creek.

      Source:
      Newman, Harry Wright,
      The Lucketts of Portobacco : a genealogical history of Samuel Luckett, Gent. of Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland, and some of his descendants : with a sketch of the allied family of Offutt, of Prince Georges County, Maryland
      Washington, D.C.: The author, 1938, 114 pgs.
      ===
      Smallwood, Hester
      EE:418 Film No.:
      In 1664 transported by James Smallwood, her husband
      Transcript. 9:432; 11:156
      Original. GG:160
      MSA SC 4341-

      Smallwood, James
      EE:418 Film No.: SR 8203
      In 1664 transported himself & Hester, his wife
      Transcript. 9:432 [SR 7351]; 11:156 [SR 7353]
      Original. GG:160 [SR 8205]
      MSA SC 4341-5152
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      Admin. accts. of George Tubman, 11/26/1708; mentions: Col. James Smallwood whose son, Wm. Smallwood married Eleanor Philpott (the widow and wife of Edward Philpott) admx. of deceased; his accts., 4/12/1710 (Skinner).

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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 28 Jul 1663, Page 134 - 135
      Mr. Arthur Turner, Plt.; James Boulin by his atty. Capt. Josias Fendall, Def.; referred till tomorrow morning; defendant requests oaths be given; Thomas Lomax swore that George Thompson bought 2 sow pigs of Humphery Atwicks to be delivered to James Smalwood, servant of Capt. Fendall; James and another boy came on the Sunday night and this deponent saw Humphrey deliver them; the next night the pigs came home with the sow; Humphery Atwickes swore that he sold 2 pigs to Mr. George Thompson which he gave to Capt. Fendall's servant, James Smalwood and that he saw the pigs and they were marked with Mr. Arthur Turner's mark; James Smalwood swore that Mr. George Thompson gave this deponent 2 pigs which Humphery Atwickes was to deliver to him; he brought them a way and they ran away again on Monday night and returned to Humphery's house; Mr. Humphery Warren swore that in the year 1661 before December that he had a hogshead of tobacco received of Mr. Arthur Turner; about the 6th or 7th of December and the tobacco was gone
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 36
      14 Feb 1670; Indenture from James Smallwood, planter, to William Jenkins, planter; for 5,000# tobacco; a parcel called Goates Lodge; bounded by Zachia Manor; laid out for 150 acres; /s/ James Smallwood (mark); wit. Henry Hawkins, John Owen, Thomas Hargas (mark)
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber F, Page 150
      8 Nov 1675; Indenture from William Jenkinson, planter, and Mary his wife, to Henry Hawkins, farmer; for 5,000# tobacco; a parcel of land formerly known at Goate's Lodge; bounded by Zachia Swamp, and Capt. Josias Fendall; containing 150 acres; /s/ William Jenkinson; wit. James Smallwood (mark), Robert Hart (mark)
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber G, Page 125 5 Mar 1677;
      Indenture from John Duglas, Gent, to James Smallwood; a parcel called Welcome purchased from Joseph Bullitt on 8 Jan 1677; for 7,500# tobacco; containing 200 acres; /s/ John Duglas;
      wit. Benja. Rozer, Samuell Dobson
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court Liber L, Page 51
      26 Dec 1684; Indenture from Jno Butcher and Mary his wife to Cornelius Maddocks; for 5,000# tobacco a parcel called ?Tabhell; (TATTSAL) bounded by Moredick; { MOORES DITCH} mentions Ralph Shawe, Edmd. Lindsey, James Smallwood; containing 60 acres; /s/ Jno. Butcher (mark), Mary Butcher (mark); wit. Tho. Wheeler, Philip Hoskins
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court Liber M, Page 27
      16 Mar 1685/6; Deed of gift from James Smallwood to his dau. Mary Maddocks; a cow and mare; /s/ James Smallwood; wit. Elizabeth Singleton, Wm. Theobalds
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1689 - 1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 277- 277a THIS INDENTURE made ye Twentieth fourth day of June 1692 Betweene WILLIAM DAVIS of Stafford County and JAMES SMALLWOOD SENR, of CHARLES COUNTY in ye PROVINCE of MARYLAND Gent Wittnesseth that Whereas ye said WILLIAM DAVIS did purchase a tract of lande of JEFFREY WOOD and beinge part & ye Northermost part or halfe of four hundred acres of lande on ye South side POTOMACY. RIVER above a point called COCKPITT POINT the said WM.. DAVIS for ye just Quantity of Seven thousand poundes of merchandable Tobacco to him trusty paid by ye said JAMES SMALLWOOD SENR. hath sold unto ye said JAMES SMALLWOOD his heires & assigner all that aforesaid tract of lande boundinge North on a Marsh and Red Banke, East on or upon POTOMAC RIVER, South alonge POTOMAC RIVER for breadth & West into ye Woods beinge ye just bounties expressed in ye antient Pattent To Have and To Hold ye said Two hundred acres of lande
      Teste GEORGE BRENT, WM. DAVIS
      RICHD. FOSSAKER
      The above said Sale of Lande was acknowledged by said WILLIAM DAVIS unto JAMES SMALLWOOD in ye County Court of Stafford on ye 8th day of February 1692/3 & was then recorded

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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber S, Page 344
      13 Aug 1694; Indenture from William Griffin to James Smallwood, Sr.; for 10,000# tobacco; a parcel called The Hills; bounding Smallwood's land called Porke Hall; containing 113 acres; /s/ William Griffin; wit. Robert Smallpage, John Parker (mark)
      ===
      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 154
      Recorded at request of John Hanson:
      13 Jan 1709; Deed of Gift from James Smallwood, Gent., and Mary his wife, to John and Anne Frazer, natural dau. of Mary, also to Mary Frazer, natural dau. of John and Anne Frazer, and granddau. of sd. Mary Smallwood, a parcel of land in Prince George's Co. called Beau Plaine; containing 100 acres on the Potomac River; bounded by James Smallwood's dwelling house, land formerly taken up by William Medellon now in possession of Col. Thomas Addison; /s/ James Smallwood, Mary Smallwood; wit. Wm. Barton, Thomas Dent, John Rogers; recorded 26 Jan 1709; ack. before justices
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 205
      24 Oct 1710; Recorded at request of Col. James Smallwood:
      4 May 1710; John Frazer and Anne his wife bind themselves to Col. James Smallwood, Gent.; amount of 500; condition of obligation regarding Deed of Gift from James Smallwood and Mary his wife to John Frazer and Anne his wife and Mary, d/o John and Anne; a parcel of land in Prince George's Co. part of ROLEN PLAINE of 100 acres; /s/ John Frazer, Anne Frazer; wit. James Green, John Sanders, Ed Williams (mark)
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber Z, Page 76
      Recorded at request of Mrs. Susannah Mason:
      14 Jan 1703; Indenture from Thomas Whichaley and Elizabeth his wife to Susanna Mason of St. Mary's Co.; 13 Apr 1659 patent JR.351 granted Thomas Allanson, Gent., a tract called Christian Temple Manor on the south side of Piscataway River of 1,000 acres; Charles Allanson inherited this land from his father, Thomas; 14 Feb 1689 [R48.491 conveyed to Edward Ford; by his will dated 6 Jan 1693 Edward conveyed 200 acres of this land to his wife Elizabeth; for 9,000# tobacco this 200 acres on St. Thomas Creek; bounded by Marshall's house, Maj. Smallwood and Gerrard Browne; /s/ Thomas Whichaley, Eliza. Whichaley (mark); wit. Jno. Rowland, Tho. Onell; 14 Jan 1703 Thomas Whichaleyy and wife Elizabeth ack. deed; Susannah Mason paid alienation
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 135
      26 Jul 1706; Bill of Exchange frorn Col. James Smallwood on behalf of his son James Smallwood, Jr., to John Godwin, London merchant
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 471
      29 Nov 1721; Recorded at request of Ledstone Smallwood:
      14 Nov 1721; Indenture from James Smallwood, planter, to his brother Ledstone Smallwood, planter, sons of James Smallwood, dec'd; regarding two tracts of the plantation where James Smallwood, Sr. did dwell; to comply with his father's intent; for 5s; one tract called Welcome; bounded by land formerly belonging to Job Chandler; containing 200 acres; also May Day of 300 acres; [details of patents[; /s/ James Smallwood (mark); wit. W. Howard, Fran. Goodrick, Jr.; 14 Nov 1721 ack. by James Smallwood
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      Charles County Liber L#2 Page 217.
      At the request of Mary Smallwood, widow, the following deed was recorded this May 21, 1725.
      Mar 16, 1724 from John Coffer of CC, planter, son & heir of Eliza Coffer, daughter & one of the co-heirs of Hugh Thomas, late of CC, deced, to Mary Smallwood of CC, widow, executrix of the will of James Smallwood, late of CC, deced, for 3000 lbs of tobacco and for divers other good causes, John Coffer conveys to Mary Smallwood, for the use of sd Mary & the devisees of the sd James Smallwood, according to the intent of the will of James Smallwood, 100 acres of land, being part of a tract of land called Friendship, lying on Mattawoman main fresh [Cr] in CC. Signed - Jno (IC his mark) Coffer Jr. Wit - Thos Stone*, Geo Dent*.
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 1
      27 May 1688; Indenture from Cornelius Maddock, merchant, and Mary his wife, to James Smallwood; for 3,000# tobacco; a tract of land called Nuthall; bounded by Mendips?, the land of Ralph Shaw called , land formerly surveyed for Edmond Lindsey now in possession of James Smallwood; containing 60 acres; /s/ Cornelius Maddock; wit. Wm. Theobalds, John Robey (mark), Thomas Gannett (mark)
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      Charles County Court Records, November 1738 Court, Liber T#2, Page 515
      Pursuant to the order of last Jun Court, Commission issued to examine witnesses touching the bounds of 2 tracts of land in CC, the one called Moors Follow, and the other, Hawkins' Barrons, in the possession of Francis Ware. Commissioners appointed: Gustavus Brown; Samuel Hanson, John Hanson, and Benjamin Douglas, Gent (not being any way related to the Petitioner, contiguous Proprietor, nor interested in the sd land).. Signed Jun 16, 1738 - Saml Hanson, Clerk.
      And now here, Gustavus Brown and Samuel Hanson return to the Court here the Commission afd with the following certificate and the subsequent depositions -
      We certify that we met on the lands within mentioned on Sep 5, 1738, and then and there took the depositions of Mr. John Courts, Ralph Shaw, Edwd Gilpin, Colo. Robert Hanson, and Leadstone Smallwood, which depositions are hereto annexed. Signed -- Gustavus Brown, Saml Hanson.

      CC, Sep 5, 1738. John Courts of CC, Gent, age about 46, says that about 31-32 years ago, he was with Col. John Contee, Joseph Manning, and some others, the sd Joseph Manning being then Surveyor, was running a dividing line between the sd John Contee and Mr. William Chandler, that they began at a marsh side near Portobacco Cr, and to the best of his remembrance, at a white oak standing near the place afd, and ran a course up into the woods 'til their number of perches (as he understood) was out, and not finding any boundary there, they went some small distance forward in the same course, but how far he can't exactly tell and there by the directions of sd Contee, bounded a hickory standing at the head of a Stony Valley near a branch and is the same tree which for some time past has been reputed to be the dividing tree of the land afd. And this deponent further says that at the time when the sd hickory was marked as afd, it was then a small young tree and did not appear to have been marked before then. Signed - John Courts.

      CC, Sep 5, 1738. Ralph Shaw Sr of CC, age about 53, says that about 15-16 years ago, he saw the tree mentioned in the above deposition, which seemed then to be a small, thriving tree, which sd tree seemed not to have been long bounded. Signed - Ralph Shaw Sr.
      CC, Sep 5, 1738. Edward Gilpin of CC, age about 35, says that about 13 years ago, he saw the tree mentioned in John Courts' deposition, which was then a growing young tree, which sd tree appeared to him then not to have been long bounded, and that Geo. Goodrich informed him it was the dividing tree between Colo. John Contee and Mr. William Chandler. Signed - Edward Gilpin.

      Robt. Hanson, age about 58, says that about 1722, he was surveying Mr. William Chandler's land at Portobacco, and he ran an east course from a white oak of sd land, commonly called Earlys Oak, to find a bounded beech, another boundary of sd land, which course fell short of the place. But when the number of perches was out, Leadstone Smallwood showed sd Chandler and this deponent the place where he said his father had told him the sd beech stood, and that there was then some part of a fallen beech lay by the place, which place is in a branch near'a cliff and is the place where the deponent now stands, and further, the deponent says that he made use of the sd place as a corner of the sd land, and ran a south course from thence, and then a west course to Portobacco Cr for the sd Chandler, and has since made use of it in other surveys. Signed - Robt. Hanson.

      CC, Sep 5, 1738. Leadstone Smallwood of CC, age about 51, declares that upwards of 20 years ago, his, sd Leadstone's father brought him to the place mentioned in Colo. Hanson's deposition, and that there was some part of a fallen beech lay by the place afd and told this deponent that it was a bound tree of Mr. William Chandler's land, and ordered him to mark a sapling that stood by the place afd that he might remember it again, and he accordingly marked a dogwood sapling, which is now standing at the sd place. Signed - Leadstone Smallwood
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 316-100: BACHELORS HOPE: 188 acres; Possession of - 94 Acres - Maddox, James: 94 Acres - Taylor, John: Surveyed 17 Aug 1694 for James Smallwood beginning at a bound White Oak in Piney branch: Conveyance notes - This land is disclaimed,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 319-127: WELCOME: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Smallwood, James: Surveyed 23 Aug 1666 for Edmund Lindsey on the East side Port Tobacco Fresh at the Easternmost boundary of Job Chandler.: Conveyance notes - 200 Acres - Ledstone Smallwood from James Smallwood; 14 Nov 1721
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 322-146: ETTHAM: 75 acres; Possession of - 75 Acres - Smallwood, John Col: Surveyed 10 June 1681 for James Smallwood at a black oak t he bound tree of Edmund Lindsey's land thence to a bound oak by a run side.: Conveyance notes - 75 Acres - John Smallwood from James Smallwood; 10 March 1718,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 322-147: TATTSALL: 60 acres; Possession of - 60 Acres - Smallwood, James Col: :Surveyed 7 May 1681 for Michael Ashford adjoining to the land called MOORES DITCH at the exterior bound thereof at a White Oak standing by a run: Other Tracts Mentioned: MOORES DITCH; Conveyance notes - 60 Acres - John Smallwood from James Smallwood; 10 March 1718, 60 Acres - John Smallwood from Michael Ashford; 14 April 1726,,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 325-169: GOATS LODGE: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Hawkins, John: Surveyed 23 July 1659 for James Smallwood beginning at a bound tree in the woods being a bound tree of ZACHIA MANOR: Other Tracts Mentioned: ZACHIA MANOR; ; ; Conveyance notes - 150 Acres - Thomas Hawkins from John Hawkins; 6 Jan 1721,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 316-103: GRIFFITHS FANCY: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Smallwood, James: Surveyed 10 July 1695 for William Griffith beginning at a bound Red Oak: Other Tracts Mentioned: SMITHS CHOICE; Conveyance notes - This land is disclaimed
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 332-219: BAYNE: 400 acres; Possession of - 400 Acres - Smallwood, James Col: Surveyed 29 July 1696 for James Smallwood beginning a bound White Oak: Conveyance notes - This land is disclaimed,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 330-202: MAY DAY: 300 acres; Possession of - 300 Acres - Smallwood, James Col: Surveyed 11 Jan 1674 for Edmund Lindsey & assigned Benjamin Rozer at a bound poplar a boundary tree of William Chandler run thence South.: Conveyance notes - 300 Acres - Ledstone Smallwood from James Smallwood; 14 Nov 1721,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 315-98: HOPEWELL: 521 acres; Possession of - 521 Acres - Smallwood, James Jr.: : Surveyed 29 Aug 1696 for William Dent: Conveyance notes - 495 Acres - Included in the lines of FRIENDSHIP, folio 313,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 315-97: PORKHALL: 110 acres; Possession of - 110 Acres - Smallwood, Thomas: Surveyed 15 Mar 1688 for James Smallwood:
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS At a Court held February 9th 1703/4
      PP. 119-221 ANNE by the Grace of God of England Scotland France and Ireland Queen Defender of the Faith etc. To all to whom these present Letters shall come greeting,. Know ye that among the Pleas recorded before our Justices for Charles County in our Court held for Port Tobacco in the same county the Eleventh day of November in the 13th year of the Reign of our Late Predecessor KING WILLIAM the THIRD of Gracious Memory Anno Domini 1703 Before Majr . WILLIAM DENT Captain WILLIAM BARTON, Mr. JOSEPH MANNING, Mr. THOMAS TANZY, Mr. BENJAMIN HALL, Mr. ROBERT YEATS, Mr. RICHARD HARRISON, MR. PHILIP BRISTOE, MR WILLIAM HERBERT, Captain HENRY HARDY, Lieut. Collo. JAMES SMALLWOOD, Justices unto appointed & authorized.