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

Eleanor Kent

Female Abt 1723 - Aft 1763  (~ 41 years)


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  • Name Eleanor Kent 
    Birth Abt 1723  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death Aft 1763  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I60005  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Absalom Kent,   b. Bef 1704, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 May 1745, Calvert County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Ferguson,   b. Bef 1708, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 Dec 1758, Calvert County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1724  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21633  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Thomas Byrne,   b. Abt 1719, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Nov 1755, Calvert County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1739  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Kent D. Byrne,   b. Abt 1739, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef May 1797, Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 58 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F32679  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 Joseph Van Sweringen,   b. Bef 1729   d. Aft 1759, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 32 years) 
    Marriage 26 Jul 1757  Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Van Sweringen,   b. Jan 1759, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. Martha Van Sweringen,   b. 30 Mar 1760, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     3. Keziah Van Sweringen,   b. 4 Jun 1763, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1788, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 26 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F32680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      KENT, ABSOLOM, Calvert Co. 21 Apr, 1745; 27 May, 1745
      To wife ELIZABETH, slaves, and at her decease, to my son ABSOLOM KENT.
      To dau. ELEANOR, now wife of Thomas Byrne, and If she dies, then to my brother, JOHN KENT'S child.
      To son ABSOLOM KENT, 2 slaves.
      4 of the best hogsheads of tobacco in my tobacco house to be shipped to Joseph Addams, merchant, In London.
      To dau. ELEANOR BYEN, 2 slaves.
      Wit: Robert Yoe, Daniel Frazier and John Young. 24. 113 - 115
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      Absolem Kent 31.434 CA £330.8.9 Nov 23 174- Jan 21 1745
      Appraisers: Richard Nellen, William Dawkins.
      Creditors: Ja. Somervell, Thomas Byrn.
      Next of kin: Elinor Byrn, William Stenuit.
      Executrix: (unnamed).
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      Abso. Kent 24.49 A CA £56.1.4 Jul 11 1747
      Payments to: Thomas Burn, Benjamin Johns, Dr. Somervell, Joseph Adams (merchant in London), Benjamin Mackall, Elinor Dorrumple, Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Executors: Elisabeth Kent, Abso. Kent.
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      KENT, ELIZABETH, Calvert Co. 26 Jan, 1758; 16 Dec, 1758
      Eleaner Van Swearingen, Absolom Kent.
      Grandchildren: James Beyn, Elizabeth Byrn (Byrn?).
      Ex: Absolom Kent,
      Wit: James and John Kirshaw. 30. 606
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      BYRN, THOMAS. (Proved in Calvert Co. Court) 6 Apr, 1755; 19 Nov, 1755
      To Ellinor Byrn, my wife, Negro man Morah and Negro woman Cloe. The children of the Negro woman shall from this date go to dau Elizabeth Byrn, also Negro boy Jack to be delivered at age 16.
      To son James Kent Byrn, 35 pounds sterl. and all my land.
      Wife Ellinor Byrn, extx.
      Wit: John Games, Francis Kirshaw, Jas. Kirshaw. 29. 548

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