Jane Smith
Born 1662? England?
Died 1718 Prince George Co. MD

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Henry Truman

m. 1680?
b. Dec 17, 1629
Walesby, Nottingham, England
d. 1696
Calvert Co. MD

b. 1682?
Calvert Co. MD
d. 1729
Prince George's Co. MD

b. 1684
Calvert Co. MD
d. 1717
Prince George Co. MD

b. 1686?
Calvert Co. MD


b. 1690?
Calvert Co. MD
d. Henrico Co. VA
Thomas Taney

m. 1696?

b. aft 1662
Somerset Co. MD


Prince George's Co. MD

In his will, dated Jan 14, 1716/17 and proved Sep 15, 1717, Jane's son Thomas mentions his mother as Mrs. Taney, and his last born child (at the time) as Jane. Summary of the will, which was proved around the time of the birth of another daughter, Sarah Truman.
Prince George's County MD was created by the Council of Maryland in the Province of Maryland in 1696 from portions of Charles and Calvert Counties (see present day map for location).
Henry's land, called Woodsjoy was originally in the part of Calvert Co. that became Prince George County MD. Calvert County was established in 1658. The area was first settled as Charles County in 1650 (see present day map for location).
Present day Charles County borders Calvert and Prince George's County. (see present day map for location).
Jane's second husband, Thomas Taney, was the administrator of Henry's will. Thomas was much younger than Henry. She married Henry when he was about 50 years old and she was about 18.
Peden, Henry C. Jr., Truman and Related Families of Early Maryland, publ by author, Bel Air MD, 1987.
Russell, George Ely & Donna Valley Russell, ed., The Ark and the Dove Adventurers, Genealogical Publ. Co., Inc., 2005, pp. 35, 39-40.
Will of Thomas Truman, dated Jan 14, 1716/17, proved Sep 15, 1717, Maryland Calendar of Wills, v. 4.