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

Mary Boyden

Female Bef 1676 - Aft 1750  (> 76 years)


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  • Name Mary Boyden 
    Born Bef 1676  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1750  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I007883  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 

    Father John Boyden,   b. Bef 1643,   d. Abt 1680, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years) 
    Mother Eleanor Munn,   b. Bef 1660, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1708, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years) 
    Married Bef 1676  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Unknown Griffin,   b. Bef 1672,   d. Abt 1702, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years) 
    Married Bef 1692  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Griffin,   b. 1692, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1767, Port Tobacco Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F05148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 1703  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Smallwood,   b. 1704, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1729/30, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     2. Eleanor Smallwood,   b. 1704, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1770, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. John Smallwood,   b. 1705, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1770, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. James Smallwood,   b. 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1767, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     5. Matthew Smallwood,   b. 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1764, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     6. Lydia Smallwood,   b. 1708, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1763, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 54 years)
     7. William Smallwood,   b. 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Granville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F01994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Smallwood, James, Sr., Charles County, 13th Nov., 1723; 12th Dec., 1723,
      To wife's dau. Elenor --------, sons Mathew and James (at 18 yrs.), dau. Lydia (at 16 or marriage), wife's sons John and William, personalty. Sons Mathew and James to make no bargain until 21 yrs, of age without consent of their mother and their bro. John.
      To wife's sons John, William, Mathew and James and their hrs., tract (unamed) bou. of Maj. Wm. Dent, equally (wife's thirds during life excepted).
      To wife Mary, extx., personalty., including an English woman Mary Daginat.
      Test: Mary Dagnall, James Griffen, Thomas Thomson. MCW 18.209.
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber G, Page 164
      1678; Deed of Gift from John Boyden to Mary Boyden, the natural born daughter of his now wife Elinor; to Elizabeth, daughter of John and Elinor; a mare
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber M, Page 115
      12 Jun 1685; Deed of Gift from Eleanor Boyce to John Boyce, s/o John Boyce, dec'd, a sorrel mare, cow and calf, featherbed and furniture; to William Boyce, s/o John Boyce, decd, a heifer; featherbed and furniture; to James Boyce, a mare filly and black heifer and calf; to William Boyden, s/o John Boyden, decd, heifer; to Mary Boyden 2 cows and calves
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      Smallpadge (Smallpage), Ellinor, Chas. Co,, 31st Oct, 1702; 5th July, 1708.
      To dau. Mary Griffen, 1 shilling.
      to sons John and James Boyce, residue of estate, real and personal, including land "'Mallemore," the latter to pass to granddau. Mary Griffin should sd. sons die without issue
      Test: Henry Barnes, Dennis Connell, Thos. Plunkett. 12. 26
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      James Boyce 22.277 CH £93.19.7 Apr 23 1737 May 4 1737
      Appraisers: William Nelson, Henry Brawner .
      Creditors: William Nelson, William Lloyd.
      Next of kin: Mary Smallwood, Mathew Smallwood.
      Executor: Solomon Nicholls
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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 Liber L#2 Page 231.
      At the request of Mary Smallwood of CC, widow, the following deed was recorded this Aug 18, 1725.
      Aug 12, 1725 from Willm Hoskins of CC, gent, to Mary Smallwood of CC, widow, executrix of the will of James Smallwood, late of CC, decd, for 95 £sterling money of Great Britain to him in hand paid by Gerrard Fowke & Bennett Hoskins of CC, Gent, & towards the discharging of a judgment obtained against them by sd James Smallwood in the name of the Lord Proprietary in the Provincial Court on the administration bond of the adm. of Wm Dent, Esq,-late of CC, deced, and for divers other causes, sd William Hoskins has sold to sd Mary Smallwood, & for the use of sd Mary & the devisees of the afd James Smallwood, all that parcel of land, being part of a tract of land called Friendship, lying on the south side of Mattawoman fresh in CC, which part is bounded by: sd Friendship as it was ascertained by the Land Commissioners for CC, a parcel of land called Hopewell which sd James Smallwood bought of the afd Wm Dent,''to the beginning, containing about 333 acres. Sd Wm Hoskins covenants with sd Mary Smallwood & the devisees afd that they can have and enjoy the before granted land & premises without let or hindrance by Wm Hoskins.or anyone claiming under him, sd Wm Hoskins or against the heirs of Bennett Hoskins, Esq, late of the Kingdom of Great Brittain, deced, in whose name the afd land called Friendship was patented. If it shall so happen that the sd Mary & the devisees afd shall, at any time hereafter, be legally dispossessed of the before bargained premises or any part thereof by the heirs of the afd Bennett Hoskins Esq, then sd Wm Hoskins shall repay to the sd Mary Smallwood or the devisees afd, the full purchase money. Signed - W. Hoskins, Wit - Jno Fendall*, Robt Hanson*.
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      Charles County Liber L#2 Page 354.
      At the request of Charles Byrne of CC, planter, the following bond was recorded this May 25, 1727.
      We, Mary Smallwood and John Smallwood, executors of the will of James Smallwood, late of CC, decd, bind ourselves to Charles Byrne and Margery, his wife, of CC, in the penal sum of 100 £sterling money of Great Britain, this Jan 5, 1725. The condition of the above obligation is such that, whereas a certain parcel of land formerly belonging to Hugh Thomas, father of the sd Margery, containing 200 acres, part of a tract called Friendship, originally granted unto Bennett Hoskins, Esq, lying on Mattawoman Swamp in CC, was by the reciprocal consent of sd Mary Smallwood and John Smallwood & sd Charles Byrne and Margery, his wife, on Nov 29 last, surveyed & divided by Robert Hanson, surveyor of CC, which sd parcel of land is bounded by the ENE line of William Hoskins' part of the afd tract called Friendship between 2 plantations now in the possession of sd Mary Smallwood & John Smallwood, and divided by a line drawn SSE from a hickory standing in the afd ENE line of William Hoskins' part of Friendship by the side of Piney Branch for the length of 132 perches thru the afd 200 acres of land, now if sd Mary Smallwood & John Smallwood and James Smallwood shall abide by sd division and be content with the easternmost part or moiety of sd parcel of land and not disturb sd Charles Byrne and Margery, his wife, from the peaceable possession of the westernmost part or moiety thereof, then this obligation to be void. Signed-Mary (M her mark) Smallwood, John (his mark) Smallwood. Wit-Robt Hanson, Robt Hanson Jr.
      The plat of a parcel of land containing 200 acres, being part of a tract called Friendship [shows Byrne's part, 100 acres, and Smallwood's part, 100 acres].
      On Nov 29, 1725, the above land was, at the instance and request of Mary Smallwood & John Smallwood and Charles Byrne and Margery, his wife, surveyed and divided according to the above plat by Robt Hanson, surveyor.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 280.
      At the request of John Hamill of CC, the following deed was recorded this Mar 21, 1731.
      Feb 22, 1731 from Mary Smallwood alias Mary Boydon and James Griffin, her son, both of CC, to Jno Hamill of CC, for 5500 lbs of tobacco and for other good causes, all that tract of land that was originally surveyed for Thos Ashbrook, and sold from him to John Boydon, whose heir, [is] she above mentioned Mary Smallwood, now is known and called by the name of Ashbrook's Rest, lying in CC, and bounded by Jno Ward's land called Ing_othorp, the woods, the land formarly laid out for Jno Dillyhay now in the possession of Rich Hudson {sic Hanson}, containing and laid out for about 150 acres. Signed - Mary (M her mark) Smallwood, James (I his mark) Griffin. Wit - Robt Hanson*. Gust. Brown*.
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      Charles County Land Records, 1733-1743; Liber O#2, Page 439.
      Recorded Apr 12, 1742. Mar 27, 1742 from Mary Smallwood of CC, widow, to John Smallwood, William Smallwood, Matthew Smallwood, and James Smallwood Jr of CC, planters, for 10,000 lbs tobacco and for other good causes, all that part of a tract of land, being part of a tract of land called Friendship, lying on the south side of Mattawoman fresh in CC, which part is bounded by the beginning tree of sd tract called Friendship as it was settled by the Land Commission for CC, containing about 333 acres. Also 100 acres more, being part of 200 acres of sd tract called Friendship formerly belonging to Hugh Thomas, bounded according to the division made between sd Mary Smallwood, John Smallwood, Charles Byrn & Margery, his wife, dated Jan 5, 1725 [/6] , which line is bounded by the ENE line of William Hoskins' part of Friendship, the Side Piney Branch. John, William, and James Smallwood's parts of the land are to contain about 100 acres.each. Matthew Smallwood's part is to contain about 33 acres, and also 100 acres more, the moiety of 200 acres formerly belonging to Hugh Thomas, as above mentioned. Signed-Mary (M her mark) Smallwood. Wit-Robt Hanson*, S: Hanson*.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 181.
      At the request of William Smallwood (son of Ledstone Smallwood) for his daughter, Anne Smallwood, the following deed of gift was recorded on Sep 18, 1747.
      I, Mary Smallwood of CC, widow, for the natural love have for my granddaughter, Anne Smallwood, daughter of Wm Smallwood, the son of Ledstone Smallwood of CC, and also for divers other good causes, I have given Anne 3 Negroes, namely Anne, a Negro woman, Anne, and Matthew and Leonard, together with Anne's increase, except a child she now goes with, when born, is to become the right of Matthew Smallwood. Signed Sep 9, 1747 - Mary (M her mark) Smallwood. Wit - Sam Hanson, Alextius (A his mark) Semmes.
      Memorandum: the within Negro woman Anne is to remain and be in possession of sd Mary Smallwood during her natural life.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 374.
      At the request of George Buchannan, the following deed was recorded on Jan 24, 1749[/50).
      Jul 24, 1749 from Mary Smallwood of CC, widow, to George Buchanan of CC, for 2000 lbs tobacco and for divers other good causes, a certain parcel of land in CC, called St Marqaretts, bounded by St Thomas' Cr, the line of Thomas Wentworth's land, now in possession of Aaron Nalley, Daniel Matthews, William Boyden, containing and now laid out for about 80 acres, formerly laid out for John Boyden, as will appear by a patent in 1668. Signed - Mary (M her mark) Smallwood. Wit - Walter Hanson, Dan: of St Thos Jenifer.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 425. At the request of Eleanor Smallwood, the following deed of gift was recorded on Oct 6, 1750.
      I, Mary Smallwood of CC, widow, for the natural love I have for my granddaughter, Eleanor Smallwood, daughter of Wm Smallwood, I give Eleanor 1 Negro boy, about 10 years of age, named Charles. Signed Sep 18, 1750 - Mary (|c\ her mark) Smallwood. Wit - Sam: Hanson, Wm Middleton Jr
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 308-46: FRIENDSHIP: 50 acres; Possession of - 50 Acres - Hoskins, Philip Col: Surveyed 6 June 1671 for Robert Casselton and Garrett Sinnett at a bound oak in the line of the land called COFFERS CHANCE: Other Tracts Mentioned: COFFERS CHANCE; HARWOOD; MUCH HADDUM; Conveyance notes - Resurveyed into HARWOOD, 8 Aug 1726; folio 417,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 313-81: FRIENDSHIP: 2000 acres; Possession of - 954 Acres - Dent, Thomas : 1046 Acres - Hoskins, Bennett: : Surveyed 13 June 1672 for Bennett Hoskins at a branch beech by a fresh run called Mattawoman main fresh running down the run. Poss. by Thomas Dent & 1046 acres Bennett Hoskins in England: Other Tracts Mentioned: COFFERS CHANCE; HARWOOD; MUCH HADDUM; Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - John Coffer; 16 March 1724, 333 Acres - Mary Smallwood from William Hoskins; 12 Aug 1725,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 354-22: ST. MARGARETS: 80 acres; Possession of - 80 Acres - Sanders, John: Surveyed 12 January 1668 for John Boyden at a bound pock Hickory on the S.W. side of a branch running into St. Thomas Creek: Conveyance notes - Escheat by George Buchan 1757, 40 Acres - Michael Lyon from Thomas Rlit (?) 27 July 1745,20 Acres - George Buchan from Mary Smallwood 24 July 1749,

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