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

Willoughby Brent

Male Aft 1742 - 1777  (< 33 years)


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  • Name Willoughby Brent 
    Born Aft 1742  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Feb 1777  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I073271  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 

    Father James Brent,   b. 1706, St. Marie's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1750, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Catherine Newton,   b. Bef 1707, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1761, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Married 26 Jul 1727  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      BRENT, Catherine. Will. 6 Sept. 1760. Rec. 20 February 1761.
      Son Hugh. "I lent Mr. Anthony Kirk and my daughter Sarah my negro wench etc. in their possession" at their death to be divided among their children. "I lend to Mr. William Stamps and my daughter Elinor my negro fellow etc" After their death to their children. Daughter Beheathland. To Mr. John Curd and my daughter Lucy my negro girl etc. and after their death to their children begotten by each other. Sons: John, Willoughby and Stockley (last two not 21 years) Extr. Mr. Baldwin Smith and Stockley Towles. Wits. Antho. Kirk, Sto. Towles. W.B. 16, p. 123.
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      Prince William Militia in the Prince William County Order Book for 1778-1779.
      http://www.pwcgov.org/library/relic/PDF/reliquary/PWR_4-2006.pdf
      In May 1780, the Court granted a barrel of corn to Jane Bradley, wife of Richard Bradley, a
      soldier in the Continental Army. The corn was for the support of herself and a child. Likewise, Ann
      Brent, widow of Willoughby Brent, a late soldier in the Continental Army, was allowed a barrel of
      corn. Willoughby Brent was also a 3rd Virginia soldier, a Sergeant in Captain John Chiltonís company
      from October 8, 1776 until his death in February 1777.