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

William Brent

Male Abt 1685 - 1740  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name William Brent 
    Born Abt 1685  Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Aug 1740  Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23017  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2022 

    Father Hugh Brent,   b. 1660, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1716, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Catherine Swann,   b. Abt 1664, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1716, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1678  Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15152  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Fleet,   b. Abt 1692, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1733, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 1708  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Brent,   b. Aft 1708, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F15149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Haynes,   b. Abt 1706, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1733, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Married 7 Jan 1724  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Lancaster County Virginia Marriages
      January 7, 1723/24, Wm. Brent and Margaret Haynes
    Children 
     1. James Brent,   b. Bef 1733  [natural]
     2. Sarah Brent,   b. Bef 1733, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1819, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 86 years)  [natural]
     3. Frances Brent,   b. Bef 1733  [natural]
     4. William Brent,   b. Bef 1733, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F15150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Letitia Wale,   b. 17 Aug 1711, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1776, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1735  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F15151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      James Hughes 2005-08-30 13:02:50
      Captain John Lee

      On April 24, 1731 the Council of Virginia ordered that a new commission of the Peace be prepared and that John Lee, William Brent, Henry Washington, Robert Massey, James Carter and James Markham, Gentlemen, be added to the former justice for Stafford County.

      Will Dated: 02-Jul-1740, Lancaster Co.,VA (Source: Ida J. Lee, Abstracts Lancaster County, Virginia - Wills 1653-1800, (1959), Will Book 13, Page 177, Cites Wife Letitia; Sons: William and James; daughters: Sarah and Frances Brent and Elizabeth Hinton; friend Robert Briscoe. Extrx Brother Hugh Brent, Jas. Haynes, Capt. Wm. Steptoe, and cousin James Brent. Wits. Isaac Currell, Jane Heard, Robt. Biscoe.)
      Will Recorded: 08-Aug-1740, Lancaster County, Virginia (Source: Ida J. Lee, Abstracts Lancaster County, Virginia - Wills 1653-1800, (1959), Will Book 13, Page 177.)

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