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

Hugh Brent

Male 1739 - 1813  (73 years)


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  • Name Hugh Brent 
    Born 3 Nov 1739  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Sep 1813  Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8630  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Charles Brent,   b. 1695, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1756, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hannah Innis,   b. 1699, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1762, Stafford County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1715  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5950  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Baxter,   b. 17 Oct 1746, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 19 Oct 1764  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Brent,   b. 1765, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Hannah Innis Brent,   b. 1 Apr 1769, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1837, Mason County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     3. Hugh Brent,   b. 18 Jan 1773, Prena, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1848, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F5948  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Military Service: 1776 DAR-Capt. PS VA 92nd Regt. Prince William County, Virginia under Col. Henry Lee
      _FA1: 1791 Moved to KY
      Note: Capt. Hugh Brent commanded a company from Prince William County, Virginia under Col. Henry Lee in 1776. He emigrated to Kentucky in 1791.

      Father: Charles BRENT I b: ABT. 1695 in Lancaster Co. VA
      Mother: Hannah INNES b: in Richmond County, Virginia

      Children of Hugh BRENT and Elizabeth BAXTER are:

      i. Margaret BRENT was born 1765. She married Thomas YOUNG, son of Joseph YOUNG and Hannah MCCRANCY. He was born 23 DEC 1757 in Prince William County, Virginia, and died 11 APR 1837 in Maysville, Kentucky (Mason Co.).
      ii. Mary BRENT was born 28 JUN 1767 in Stafford County, Virginia, and died 2 JAN 1812 in Paris, Kentucky (Bourbon Co.). She married Hugh MCILVAIN 13 JAN 1793 in Mason County, Kentucky, son of Gilbert MCILVAIN and Rosanna CHRISTEY. He was born 26 AUG 1767 in Scotland, and died 18 APR 1818 in Paris, Kentucky (Bourbon Co.).
      iii. Hannah Innes BRENT was born 10 APR 1769 in Prince William County, Virginia, and died 15 SEP 1837. She married Devall PAYNE , Sr. 15 DEC 1785, son of William PAYNE , Jr. and Susan CLARK. He was born 15 DEC 1764 in VA, and died 4 JUN 1830.
      iv. Hugh BRENT was born 18 JAN 1773 in Prince William County, Virginia, and died 16 JUL 1848 in Paris, Kentucky (Bourbon Co.). He married Mary BURKE 23 DEC 1795. He married Elizabeth Trotter LANGHORNE 24 DEC 1798, daughter of John LANGHORNE and Sarah BELL. She was born 11 JUL 1782 in Lynchburg, Virginia, and died 1 OCT 1817. He married Anne KELLY 8 NOV 1818 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. He married Susanna Randolph HARRISON 31 JAN 1826 in Bourbon County, Kentucky.
      v. George Washington BRENT was born 9 JUL 1776, and died ABT. 1776.
      vi. Innes Baxter BRENT died in Lexington, Kentucky. He married Catherine THOMAS. She was born in Richmond, Virginia.
      vii. Elizabeth BRENT.
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      Virginia County Records Volume VI
      Index to Land Grants
      Lancaster County - Book 3
      Page Name Date No. Acres

      18 Margaret Upton 1653 700
      46 Thomas Merryman &
      Mogan Heynes 1653 700
      365 Mrs. Margaret Brent 1655 1000

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      Virginia County Records Volume VI
      Index to Land Grants
      Lancaster County - Book 4
      Page Name Date No. Acres

      348 Robert Middleton 1658 250
      420 David Thomas &
      Richard Macubins 1662 100
      425 John Simpson 1662 600
      596 Thomas Paine/Payne 1662 600
      597 Edward Sanders/Saunders 1662 2900
      628 Hugh Brent & Toby Horton 1664 200
      630 John Chinn 1664 100
      631 Wm Thomas Sr. 1664 150
      630 Wm Thomas Sr. 1664 100
      633 Hugh Brent 1662 200
      641 John Simpson 1662 600

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