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

John {Unproven} Brent

Male Bef 1675 - Aft 1715  (> 42 years)

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  • Name John {Unproven} Brent 
    Birth Bef 1675 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1715  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I44330  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2023 

    Father George Brent,   b. 1640, Defford, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1694, Woodstock, Aquia Creek, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Green,   b. Abt 1644, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Mar 1686, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1660  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2192  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Henry Truman: debts and payments for the estate of Henry Truman. The list is 23 January 1695. and is found in Liber 13B,Folio 33-39.

      John Brent is listed under the list of bills from dead, Poore and runingaway people.

      Henry Brent is listed under the list of Debts
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 141; Indenture, 1 May 1702, the 14th year of the reign of King William III
      From: William Mills of Prince George's County
      To: Thomas Greenfeild of Prince George's County
      For a valuable consideration a tract of land called Dunbarr in the freshes of the Patuxent River beginning at the ship landing TO HAVE AND TO HOLD until the Feast of St. Michaels next and after for and during 21 years when a fee of 5s is due the heirs of William Mills at the "end and expiration of every such one and twenty years to the world's end"
      Signed: William Mills (mark)
      Witnessed: John Brent , Ats. Geive (mark), Tho. Truman Greenfeild
      Acknowledgement: 25 Jan 1705 Tho. Truman Greenfeild and John Brent before Tho. Brooke
      Greenfield, Thomas, planter, Prince George's County, 1701 Aug., 1715; 7th Nov., 1715.
      To dau. Jone Greenfield and hrs., residue of "'Archer's Pasture" a portion of same having already been given to son-in-law Gabriel Parker and his wife and their hrs.; also, tract "Pheasant Tree" adjoining same, 73 A. adjoining thereto (as per deed of conveyance from son Thomas Truman (Greenfield) to self, her mother to have benefit of last named tract during life), and 100 A., part of "Retalliation" running from the cabin branch to boundary of tract given son-in-law :Basil Waring (for further metes and bounds see will); also, bequest of personalty at 21 yrs.
      To son James and hrs., 52 A., "Pheasant Hills" adjoining tract where he lives, and Salt Store house in Nottingham Town.
      To Townsman John Brent and hrs., 50 A.,, part of "Juxta Stadium Aureolum"
      To Benjamin Gale, son of kinsman Jno. Gale, decsd., and his hrs., part of last named tract; lacking hrs., to pass to the poor of Gedling, nr. Nottingham; he to be under guardianship of Richard Groon.
      To William Olliver, of whom testator was formerly guardian, 50 A. adjoining land of Benja, Gale,
      To dau. Jone afsd., and hrs., residue of "Juxta Stadium Aureolum."
      To wife Martha, dwelling plantation during life, and absolutely plantation and land, 200 A., "Golden Race"; also, house and lot in "Mills Town." where tenant Evan Jones lives, and, as well, certain lease recorded from Wm. Mills.
      To son Thos. Truman Greenfield and hrs., ("Stokebardolph," in St. Marys County, and jointly with his young. brother Micaja.h Greenfield, 1/3 of 500 A., "Truman's Acquaintance" in Gunpowder Neck, to be held under guardianship of John Hall, of Balto. County, during minority of sd. 2 sons.
      To son-in-law John Wight and Ann, his wife,, part of "Anchovis Hills." it being a lease bought of Nath'll Magrader.
      To daus. Martha Waring and Eliza: Parker, personalty, including certain stock on plantation " Gledling Pt., " where she lives,
      To niece Mrs. Margery Covington and daus.-in-law ------, personalty. Also, to kinsman James Hollyday, when of age, personal estate in lieu of some belonging to estate of his deceased father., -----Mention made also of cous. Leonard (Holladay).
      To son Truman, at decease of wife and male hrs., dwelling plantation " Billingsley's Pointy" and ""Trent Neck"; lacking such hrs., to pass to son James and male hrs., and in succession to son Thos, Truman and male hrs. They dying without such hrs., to the poor of native town Gedling, in Grt. Brittain.
      Exs. Sons Thos., Truman and James afsd. In event of death of James, son Truman to take his place. Exs. empowered to sell 200 A., part of " Billingsley's Point," in fork of Patuxent, bought of Barnaby Kearne, of James R., Virginia.; "'Pascuum," lying next "'Anchovies Hills," and '"Nutwell's Adventure,," west of his lordship's manor in Chas. County, where Edward Thomas lives; 1/3 of land., ---- in Cecil County, bought from Nicholas Sproul by self, Chas. Car roll and Joshua Cecil; also, to sell part of "Taylor's Coast"' (for metes and bounds of land see will),, and to sell 80 A., adjoining Anne Guin's land., bounding on
      "Bullington, for benefit of estate.
      Test: Joseph Perry, Nicholas Davis, Jr., Wm. Badger. 14.89.

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