Col. James Smallwood

Male 1638 - 1714  (76 years)


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  • Name James Smallwood 
    Prefix Col. 
    Born 1638  , , England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • or Virginia
    Gender Male 
    Old Address Zachia Hundred, Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • James applied for and received 100 acres as Hesters father had passed soon after arrival and had not claimed the land he was entitled to for transporting his family.
    Immigration Information 1664 
    To America 
    Occupation 1675 
    Godfrey's Rangers 
    • Their main station was at Port Tobacco, with another at Piscataway Creek, of the Potomac. They guarded the settlement against the Susquehannock Indians.
    Occupation 1680  , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was appointed Post for Charles County for conveying public intelligence to the Governor and Council. This was the first letter post for outlying Charles County. 
    Occupation 1681 
    Godfrey's Rangers 
    Occupation 1688 
    Involved in the Orange Rebellion 
    Occupation 1692  , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was appointed Post for Charles County for conveying public intelligence to the Governor and Council. This was the first letter post for outlying Charles County. 
    Occupation 1692 
    Major in the Orange Rebellion 
    Occupation 1694  , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sheriff 
    Occupation 1700 
    Lt Col. then Colonel in the Orange Rebellion 
    • On June 9, 1700 he is called Lt. Col James Smallwood, and shortly after that date his name is regularly prefixed with the title Colonel.
    Will 16 Sep 1712 
    Will was Dated 
    Died 1714  Beau Plains, , Prince George's, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Was the plantation of his second wife Mary
    Will 12 Jan 1714  , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probated 12 Jan 1714-15 
    Stories and Notes See Sources  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    To Lady Kathleen Great GrandParent 
    Person ID I701  Enchanted Family Tree
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2012 

    Father John Smallwood,   b. 1610, , Cheshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary,   b. Abt 1610,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1635 
    Family ID F772  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Eden 
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F778  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hester Evans,   b. Abt 1645, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1693, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 1665  , , Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Smallwood,   b. Jan 1666, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1694, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
     2. James Smallwood, Jr.,   b. Oct 1668, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1723, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
     3. Mary Smallwood,   b. 2 Nov 1670, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1712, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     4. Matthew Smallwood,   b. Apr 1673, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1712  (Age ~ 38 years)
     5. Thomas Smallwood,   b. 1675, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1734, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +6. Captain William Smallwood,   b. Abt 1677, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1706, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years)
     7. Pryor Smallwood,   b. 1680, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1733, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     8. Benjamin Smallwood,   b. Abt 1682, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1737, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     9. Bayne Smallwood,   b. Abt 1685, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1709, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)
     10. Leadstone Smallwood,   b. 1687, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1755, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     11. Sarah Smallwood,   b. 1687, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1735-1736, , Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1638 - , , England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOld Address - - Zachia Hundred, Charles, Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1665 - , , Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - He was appointed Post for Charles County for conveying public intelligence to the Governor and Council. This was the first letter post for outlying Charles County. - 1680 - , Charles, Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - He was appointed Post for Charles County for conveying public intelligence to the Governor and Council. This was the first letter post for outlying Charles County. - 1692 - , Charles, Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sheriff - 1694 - , Charles, Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1714 - Beau Plains, , Prince George's, Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - Probated 12 Jan 1714-15 - 12 Jan 1714 - , Charles, Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • He aquired many parcels of land, including: Pork (Park) Hall, Batchelor's Hope, Welcome, Eltham, May Day, Taitsall, Coate's Lodge.

  • Sources 
    1. [S45] Researcher - Robert A. Smallwood, Jr.

    2. [S103] Researcher - Barabara Stock.

    3. [S113] Some Colonial and Revolutionary Families, Marilu Birch Smallwood, Vol 1 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S162] Researcher - Will Lyles.

    5. [S226] Researcher - Ray Gurganus.

    6. [S230] Related Royal Families, Marilu Birch Smallwood, Vol II (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S231] National Society Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims, Arthur Louis Finnell, Linage Book V (Reliability: 3).



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