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

Henry Acton

Male 1755 - 1842  (87 years)


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  • Name Henry Acton 
    Born 1755  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jul 1842  Hendrysburg, Belmont County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I008447  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father Henry Acton,   b. 1732, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1796, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Easter Smallwood,   b. 1731, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1787, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years) 
    Married Abt 1752  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F04890  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy Smallwood,   b. 1758, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1844, Hendrysburg, Belmont, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1776  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F05567  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh Colonial Records Vol 1, 1776 Prince George's Co. MD census page 15

      Henry Acton 44
      Henry Acton Jr. 21
      Smallwood Acton 17
      Ignatius Farrell 36
      Richard Smallwood 9
      Hester Acton 45
      Anne Acton 9
      Elizabeth Acton 7
      Mary Acton 4
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 455. Bond. I, Daniel Jenifer of CC, give bond of 200 , to Henry Acton Jr, this Mar 19, 1777. Whereas sd Action has this day bargained with sd Jenifer for the 100 acres of land he bought of John Atchison for 125 , 25 of which money is paid in hand. If sd Jenifer conveys to sd Acton, upon Acton's paying him 100 , Jenifer's title to sd land, with special warranty, then the above bond to be void. Signed - Dan Jenifer. Wit - W_H. Jenifer, Eliza. Mason, A, Davis, Recorded May 20, 1780,
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 576. Bill of Sale, I, Henry Acton Jr of CC, planter, for 40 , have sold and delivered to William Jones of CC, a Negro girl called Airy. If. however, I, by next Sep 30, pay sd Jones 30 in gold or silver, with legal interest, then this bill of sale to be void. Signed Apr 30, 1782 - Henry Acton Jr. Wit - Jno Dent, Geo Dent. Recorded May 16, 1782
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 594. Apr 20, 1782 from Daniel Jenifer of CC, to Henry Acton Jr of CC, planter, for 125 (that is to say, 25 and sd Acton's bond, now on interest, dated Mar 19, 1777 for 100 ) and for divers other good causes, a tract of land called Atchisons Hazard (now in the possession and occupation of the sd Henry Acton), lying in CC, bounded by the fork of the Middle Branch, containing about 100 acres. Signed - Dan Jenifer, Henry Acton Jr. Wit - Richd Barnes, Hoskins Hanson (CC JPs). Recorded Jul 20, 1782.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 255. Bill of sale, recorded at the request of Benjamin Cawood. I, Henry Acton of CC, planter, for 100 sell to Benjamin Cawood of CC, 1 Negro woman named Sall, 1 Negro man named George, 2 feather beds and furniture, 1 black gelding, 1 gray mare, 1 cow and 1 bull calf. Signed Apr 11, 1788 - Henry Acton. Wit - RichBarnes*. Recorded Apr 16, 1788,

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