Smallwood Family

This information concerns five generations of the Smallwood family with roots in Maryland.
1700-1800

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show the line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks: * Generation # *.
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmed entirely by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

                               * Generation I *
   Thomas
(child of James Smallwood and Hester Evans)
born: (about 1675) in Charles County, MD
married: Alice Godfrey ( ) in MD
children: James (1697), Thomas (1702), Pryor (1704), Elizabeth (1706) [Caewood], Sarah (1708) [Roby], Esther (1710) [Richard Harrison], Charity (1712) [Davy]
died: (May 4, 1743) in Charles County, MD
buried:
census:
note: His will (volume 7) was written (April 14, 1734) and recorded (April 19, 1735) in Charles County, MD.

* Generation II *
   Thomas
(child of Thomas Smallwood and Alice Godfrey)
born: (about 1702) in MD
married: Mary _?_ (about 1739) in MD
children: Thomas, Bayne, Pryor, Hezekiah, Eleanor [William S. Brawner], Mary [John Ward], Ann [William Jackson], Benjamin
died: (1778) in Charles County, MD
buried:
census:
note: His will was written (July 16, 1778) and recorded (August 23, 1778) in Charles County, MD.

* Generation III *
   Thomas
(children of Thomas Smallwood and Mary _?_)
born: (about 1728) in MD
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1790 census, Thomas of Thomas was in Charles County, MD;
note:
   Bayne
born: ( ) in MD
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1790 census, Bean of Thomas was in Charles County, MD;
note:
   Pryor
born: ( ) in MD
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1790 census, Pryor of Thomas was in Charles County, MD;
note:
   Eleanor
born: (about ) in MD
married: William S. Brawner ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:
   Mary
born: (about 1743) in MD
married: John Ward ( ) in MD
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:
   Ann
born: (about 1745) in MD
married: William Jackson ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:
   Benjamin
born: (about 1728) in MD
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:
   Hezekiah born: (about 1755) in Piscataway, Prince George's County, MD
married: Catherine _?_ ( ) in MD
children: Bean,
Richard Truman, George?
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1790 census, he was (over age 16) in Charles County, MD; on the 1800 census, he was (age 26-45) with his wife in Charles County, MD; on the 1810 census, he was (over age 45) with his wife in Prince William County, VA
note: He was a militiaman, Pomonkey Company, after March 6, 1776; a private in the Charles County, MD, militia [26th Batallion, Captain Thomas H. Marshall's Company] in 1777; a resident of Pomonkey Hundred in 1778.

* Generation IV *
   Bean
(children of Hezekiah Smallwood and Catherine _?_)
born: (1796) in MD; St. John's parish record (May 14, 1796) in Prince George's County, MD
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:
   George
born: ( ) in MD
married: Alice Ann Tippett (August 26, 1826) in Fauquier County, VA
children: George, Catherine [Marstellar], _?_ [Colvin]
died: ( ) in Fauquier County, VA
buried:
census:
note: His will was probated in Fauquier County. He is possibly NOT the son of Hezekiah and Catherine Smallwood.
   Richard Truman born: (about 1793) in MD
married: (a)
Nancy Ann Cave (March 11, 1823) in Fauquier County, VA
               (b) Sarah Ellen Boswell (February 21, 1850) in Washington, DC
children: (a) Catherine Elizabeth [Heflin], (unknown male), Elizabeth (?), Anna Marie [Lenox], Henrietta [Cook], John R., Mary V. [Butler]
               (b) Henry Foote, Charles A., Isabella, Truman Hezekiah
died: (February 26, 1859) in Washington, DC
buried: Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC (range 34 site 128)
census: On the 1820 census, he may have been (age 26-45) in Charles County, MD; on the 1830 census, he was (age 30-40) in Charles County, MD; on the 1840 census, he was (age 40-50) with his wife in Fauquier County, VA; on the 1850 census, he was (age 57) with his second wife in Washington, DC; on 1860 census, his second wife was (age 29) a widow in Washington, DC.
note: He is possibly NOT the son of Hezekiah and Catherine Smallwood.

* Generation V *
   Catherine Elizabeth
(children of Richard Truman Smallwood and Nancy Ann Cave)

born: (about 1826) in VA
married: George Washington Heflin (January 22, 1844) in Fauquier County, VA
children: Henry William Harrison (1848), John R. (1849), James Washington (1851), Joseph A. (1853), Lucy A. (1857), Francis "Frank" Dade (1860), Anna S. (1864) [Thomas M. Hanback], George Alexander (1855)
died: (October 8, 1877) in Fauquier County, VA
buried: Heflin Family Cemetery, Midland, Fauquier County, VA
census: On the 1840 census, she was (age 15-20) with her parents in Fauquier County, VA; on the 1850 census, she was (age 34) with her husband in Fauquier County, VA; on the 1860 census, she was (age 45) with her husband in Fauquier County, VA; on the 1870 census, she was (age 45) with her husband in Fauquier County, VA; on the 1880 census, her husband was (age 63) a widower in Fauquier County, VA
note: She received land from Samuel Cave's estate via her mother Nancy Ann, referenced in a deed dated August 1, 1846, in Fauquier County, VA.
   Elizabeth (?)
born: (about 1820-25) in Fauquier County, VA
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 15-20) with her parents in Fauquier County, VA
note: She received land from Samuel Cave's estate via her sister Catherine from her mother Nancy Ann, referenced in a deed dated March 25, 1844, in Fauquier County, VA.
   unknown male
born: (about 1820-25) in Fauquier County, VA
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, an unknown male (age 15-20) appears in the Smallwood household in Fauquier County, VA.
note:
   Anna Marie
born: (December 1836) in Fauquier County, VA
married: James William Lenox (1860) in Prince William County, VA
children: Josephine [Holmes], Jack E.
died: (after 1900) in Prince William County, VA
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, she was (under age 5) with her parents in Fauquier County, VA; on the 1850 census, she was (age 14) with her father and stepmother in Washington, DC; on the 1860 census, she was (age 23) with her husband in Prince William County, VA; on the 1870 census, she was (age 33) with her husband in Prince William County, VA; on the 1880 census, she was (age 43) with her husband in Prince William County, VA; on the 1900 census, she was (age 63) with her daughter Josephine and son-in-law L. F. Holmes in Prince William County, VA
note:
   Henrietta
born: (April 1838) in Fauquier County, VA
married: William F. Cook (April 5, 1869) in Washington, D.C.
children: William J. [Mollie D. Anderson] [Beulah M. Heflin], Mary E., and four others
died: (November 19, 1914) in Washington, D.C.
buried: Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington D.C.
census: On the 1840 census, she was (under age 5) with her parents in Fauquier County, VA; on the 1850 census, she was (age 13) with her father and stepmother in Washington, D.C.; on the 1860 census, she was (age 22) with her stepmother in Washington, DC; on the 1870 census, she was (age ) with her husband in Washington, D.C.; on the 1880 census, she was (age 41) with her husband in Washington, D.C.; on the 1900 census, she was (age 62) with her husband in Washington, D.C.; on the 1910 census, she was (age 70) with her son in Washington, D.C.
note: Her husband was born (May 1826) in Germany.
   John R.
born: (about 1839) in Fauquier County, VA
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, he was (under age 5) with his parents in Fauquier County, VA; on the 1850 census, he was (age 11) with his father and stepmother in Washington, DC; on the 1860 census, he was (age 21) single in Fauquier County, VA; on the 1870 census, he was (age )
note: He was a private in Company C [Fauquier Guards], 49th Virginia Infantry, CSA. All enlisted for one year May 28, 1861, at Warrenton, Fauquier County, VA. The record indicates a medical discharge April 30, 1862.
   Mary V.
born: (about 1842) in VA
married: John W. Butler (February 25, 1875) in Washington, DC
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 8) with her father and stepmother in Washington, DC; on the 1860 census, in Prince William County, VA
note:
   Henry Foote
(children of Richard Truman Smallwood and Sarah Ellen Boswell)

born: (December 1853) in VA
married: Lavenia E. Chesser (January 19, 1886) on St. George Island, St. Mary's County, MD
children: Mary Bernice [Henderson], Edna J., Harry Bertram, Marian Louise [Poe], Beatrice G. "Nell", Lillian
died: (January 27, 1925) on St. Georges Island, St. Mary's County, MD
buried: First Saints Community Church Cemetery, Saint George Island, St. Mary's County, MD
census: On the 1860 census, he was (age 7) with his mother in Washington, DC; on the 1870 census, he was in the household of James R. N. Curtin in Washington, DC;
note:
   Charles A.
born: (November 4, 1854) in Loudoun County, VA
married: no
children: no
died: (December 9, 1861) in Washington, DC
buried: Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC (range 27 / site 245)
census: On the 1860 census, he was (age 6) with his mother in Washington, DC
note:
   Isabella
born: (about 1857) in VA
married: no
children: none
died: (March 27, 1867) in Washington, DC
buried: Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 3) with her mother in Washington, DC
note:
   Truman Hezekiah
born: (about 1859) in Washington, DC
married: Adeline Mansfield ( ) in
children:
died: (December 26, 1923) in Rockville, Montgomery County, MD
buried: Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, Montgomery County, MD
census: On the 1860 census, he was (age 1) with his mother in Washington, DC
note:

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