Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

George Dent

Male 1755 - 1812  (57 years)


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  • Name George Dent 
    Born 1755  Whitehaven on the Mattawoman in Piscataway Hundred of Prince George Co. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1812  Cumberland, Alleghany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002130  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father Peter Dent,   b. 10 Jan 1728/29, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1785, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Mary Eleanor Hawkins,   b. 17 Nov 1730, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 1755  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Marbury Dawson,   b. Abt 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1796, Cumberland, Alleghany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 20 Apr 1785  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Frederick Fayette Dent,   b. 18 Oct 1787, Cumberland, Alleghany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1873, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F01438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • GEORGE DENT 1755-1812 6204
      m SUSANNAH DAWSON 1785 - 6232
      137 - Lewis - 6233
      138 - Frederick Fayette - 6040
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AH-9, 1785-1788; Page 21, Peter Dent's Will.
      I, Peter Dent of CC, am in a perfect state of mind and memory, but life is uncertain. First, I want my just debts paid.
      To my wife Ann Dent - my whole estate, both real and personal, during her widowhood, but after death, my personal estate to be divided between daughters that are then single. If my wife marries, two thirds of my personal estate to be divided between my daughters then single. All my sons and daughters have liberty to live on my now dwelling plantation during their living single, unless it be the opinion of my executors that it would be to the advantage of my single children to sell the lands. Then I appoint my sons, George Dent and Theodore Dent to dispose of it far their benefit, as above.
      To my 3 sons, Theodore, Thomas, and William Dent my .. to be equally divided between them.
      I recommend to my 3 sons, Theodore, Thomas, and William, to be kind to my daughters, especially the youngest ,- if brother Joseph comes back they should forgive him ..
      executors: my wife Ann and my son Theodore Dent.
      signed 21, 1784 - Peter Dent.
      Wit - Walter McPherson, William Brawner, Elizabeth King,
      Probated Mar 26, 1785 by Ann Dent, executrix, and by Theodore Dent, executor, and by the oaths of witnesses McPherson and Brawner. Letters Testamentary were granted to Ann Dent & Theodore Dent, the executrix and executor afd; Walter McPherson & George Tubman were securities.

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