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

Edmund Brent

Male Abt 1658 - Bef 1669  (~ 11 years)


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  • Name Edmund Brent 
    Born Abt 1658  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef Oct 1669  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023582  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2020 

    Father Edmund Brent,   b. Abt 1605, Larke Stoke, Admington, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1659, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Hall,   d. Aft 30 Jul 1679, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1645  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      BRENT, EDMUND, 26 March 1658; 20 July 1659. Wife Rebecca exx. and guardian; son Edmund my two plantations at Nominy; dau. Katherine plantation at Aquia River and land at Peace 300 acres; children under age; Witness; Giles Brent.
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      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 20, 1976 [John Frederick Dorman] Page 167
      INQUISITIONS ON ESCHEATED LAND
      1665 -1676

      Westmoreland Co., Va. 19 8ber [Oct.] 1669.
      John Washington, deputy escheator for the County of Westmoreland by commission 9ber 1669. Writ 29 Oct. 1669. Jury find that Edmond Brent [Thomas scratched out] at the tyme of his death was seized of 1050 acres and that the said Brent disposed of his land to his son Edmond Brent and in default of his heires to his daughter Katherine Brent which said Edmund and Katherine are both deceased without heires, therefore wee doe find the land to escheat.
      Morgan (M I) James Tho: White
      William Horton Jno. Lord
      Tho. Hindsman Tho: Phillips
      Rich. (R S) Sampson Estrange Mordan
      Ro. Polett Tho. Pope
      Jno. (J) Carpenter
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      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 20, 1976 [John Frederick Dorman] Page 168
      INQUISITIONS ON ESCHEATED LAND
      1665 -1676

      Westmoreland Co., Va. 6 May 1670. John Washington, escheator for Westmoreland County, commission 2 Nov. 1669. Writ 29 Oct. 1669. Jury find that Edmund Brent at the tyme of his death was seized of 300 acres upon the south side of Potomack River abutting easterly and southerly Nomini River, westerly upon the land of Rich. Hawkins, northerly upon a small creeke called Queenes Creeke which devideth this land and the land of Mr. Speake; that Brent disposed of his land to his sonne Edmund Brent and in default of his deires to his daughter Katherine Brent, which said Edmund and Katherine are both deceased without heires and wee findethe land to excheate.
      Willm. Overed Jno. Lord
      Joseph (J) Churnell Tho. (B) Butler
      Cornelius (X) Morfero Mich. Willington
      George (B) Browne Rich. (R) Searles
      Jno. Quigley Jno. Smith
      Daniell Listun Nicho. Spencer
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=554&last=&g_p=P4&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Brent, Kath.
      Publication 9 December 1662.
      Gen. note Brent, Kath. (the daughter of Edward Brent, deceased)
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 300 acres northeast on Quiough River, So. east on the land of Captn. Giles Brent- formerly gts, to Captn. Giles Brent May 4, 1653, assigned &c.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, p. 554 (Reel 4).

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