Bayne Smallwood

Marbury, Charles County, Maryland, USA
Death 1768 (aged 66–67)
Marbury, Charles County, Maryland, USA
Burial Marbury, Charles County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 176924415 · View Source
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Son of Pryor Smallwood (1680-1734) and Elizabeth Smallwood, widow of Peter McMillan. Grandson of James Smallwood and Mary Boyden.

Bayne was born at his fathers plantation, “ Christian Temple Mannor”, in Charles County. Bayne resided at his estate, “ Smallwood’s Retreat”, situated in Chickamuzon District, on Mattawoman Creek in Durham Parish, Upper Hundred, near Marbury, Charles County. He was a planter, merchant, and owned the firm Bayne Smallwood & Company. Bayne became a justice of Charles County in 1736, and served on the Lower House of the General Assembly from 1738-1757. In 1768, at the time of his death, he had accumulated about 3,200 acres in Charles County, plus 810 acres of his wife’s lands in Virginia. His estate was valued at 3,030 pounds, including 26 slaves, plate, and a few books. Bayne had a son, Gov. William Smallwood, Maj. Gen. (1732-1792), who served as Governor of Maryland.

Husband of Priscilla Heabard.

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  • Created by: John Blakemore Sellers
  • Added: 2 Mar 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176924415
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bayne Smallwood (1701–1768), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176924415, citing Smallwood State Park, Marbury, Charles County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by John Blakemore Sellers (contributor 47059533) .