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

Osborn Acton

Male Abt 1754 - 1817  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name Osborn Acton 
    Born Abt 1754  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Mar 1817  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I075566  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 Elizabeth MNU Acton,   b. Aft 1758, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1817, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years) 
    Married Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Bartemus Acton,   b. 25 Apr 1799, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1868, Ohio County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F33907  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • not proved as son

      http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=gpthacker&id=I00 004
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HBBH-13, 1808-1817; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 506.
      Osborn Acton, Will, January 21, 1817; March 8, 1817
      I, Ozborn Acton of CC, being sick and infirm;
      To wife Elizabeth Acton all my whole sole and real estate during her natural life or until marriage and 1/3 part of all the money that may be in the house and 1/3 of my personal property. And the balance equally to my 8 children.
      Item: it is also my will and desire that all the bacon, grain, fodder and so forth that is on the plantation at my decease may be and remain there for the benefit and support of my family.
      To each of my sons; Walter Acton, Bartemious Acton, Thomas Owen Acton, Alexander Acton and Fielder Weems Acton, 1 bed, bedstead and furniture, 1 horse and 1 cow and calf.
      To each of my 3 daughters, Amelia Acton, Ann Acton and Susannah Acton, 1 bed, bedstead and furniture, 1 horse and 1 cow and calf and to have the privilege of living in my house during their single lives.
      Executor: wife Elizabeth Acton
      Signed: January 21, 1817 Osborn Acton
      Wit: John C. Reeves, Ubgate Reeves, John Jabine
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1801-1803; Liber IB-5 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 407.
      At the request of Osborn Acton the following Deed was recorded June 21, 1803
      Indenture made June 28, 1803; Frederick Robey in consideration of 22 pounds 17 shillings and 6 pence current money paid by Osborn Acton has sold part of a tract of landing called "Two Brothers" containing 9-3/4 acres. Signed Frederick Robey in the presence of and acknowledged before John Digges, Benjamin Cawood
      June 28, 1803; Sarah Robey wife of Frederick Robey relinquished her right of dower
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1806-1808; Liber IB-7 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 439.
      At the request of Ozborn Acton the following Deed was recorded August 25, 1807
      Indenture made August 25, 1807; John C. Reeves in consideration of 44 pounds 10 shillings and 7 pence half penny current money of the United States paid by Ozborn Acton has sold a tract of land called "Two Brothers" containing 23-3/4 acres laid out on July 18, 1805. Signed John C. Reeves in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Rogerson, Ignatius Semmes
      August 25, 1807; Mary Reeves wife of John C. Reeves relinquished her right of dower
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1814-1817; Liber IB-11 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 481. At the request of Osborn Acton the following Deed was recorded December 24, 1816
      Deed made December 14, 1816; Edward Owen in consideration of $60 current money paid by Osborn Acton has sold in fee simple parts of tracts called "Dear Bought" and "Widows Pleasure" beginning on the East side of the main road leading from Port Tobacco to the Pine Church containing 11 acres and 21 perches. Signed Edward Owen in the presence of and acknowledged before Horatio Moore, Theodore Mudd
      December 14, 1816; Ann Owen wife of Edward Owen relinquished her right of dower

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