Re: Henry Acton,Sr. & Hannah Corbett
Thanks for your quick reply.Do you know if Theodore ever married and if so could Christina have been his wife? Do you have any family information on him?
It's funny, even after all the Acton research I have done, this family with Theodore, brother and parents Henry and Hannah are new to me.I've never seen them listed before.I mean there are tons of Acton's as you well know since you're researching them too, and almost as many Henry's.But I've yet to see one that was married to a Hannah Corbett. Do you know if the Corbett family is from the Charles County, Maryland area?
One more thing, I've been told all my life that my family was of Native-American descent.Thought to be Cherokee, probably an extention of the Piscataway Tribe, but not sure.What I'm also not sure of is from which surname from all the related ones on my mother's side of the family.After doing years of research I've been able to kinda narrow down a bit and it seems that it was either through the Acton family or the Willett family of which Suzannah Catherine Acton, my gggrandmother married into.
It could be both, but the reason I feel the Acton family is of Native-American descent is that at some point they married into the Padgett family (one of the Henry's) and the Padgett female of whom they married was a half-breed Indian (I think she even had Flower as a part of her name).
I think first name was Malissa/Melissa, something like that.
Anyway my question being to you is if you are aware of any such heritage coming from Henry Acton and Hannah Corbett and if so exactly where/who/what tribe and people are they from?
Lots of questions with this family, so little information to pull from, but every little piece gathered leads us just a little bit closer to the answers for which we seek.
Thanks once again for all your help!I have a small hope going here that Henry and Hannah may be the lines I've been looking for and possibly Theodore may be that elusive ggggrandfather I've been desperately searching for all this time. Oh, one other thing that might help to clinch it.Do you know if Theodore died young, say before or around 1840?That answer would help out alot!
Can't you tell how deep into this family I've gotten myself. Thanks again and Take care, Wanda