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

Chloe Dent

Female 1746 - Bef 1791  (< 44 years)


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  • Name Chloe Dent 
    Birth 1746  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death Bef 1791  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9281  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Benjamin Dent,   b. 1709, Newport West Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Aug 1778, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susannah (Unproven) Brewer,   b. Bef 1726, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1778, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1742  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Waters,   b. Abt 1734, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 20 Sep 1797, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Marriage 17 Feb 1767  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Dent Waters,   b. 24 Feb 1768, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Apr 1768, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Keziah Waters,   b. 2 Aug 1769, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1797, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 29 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Susannah Waters,   b. 8 Mar 1771, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1797, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 27 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Benjamin Waters,   b. 22 Mar 1773, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1797, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 25 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Joseph Waters,   b. 16 Mar 1775, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1797, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 23 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Phebe Waters,   b. 1 Aug 1777, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1797, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 21 years)  [Father: natural]
     7. Eda Waters,   b. 1 Aug 1777, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     8. Chloe Waters,   b. Abt 1779, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1797, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 19 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F3537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 207,
      Benjamin Dent's Will. Aug 15, 1778.
      I, Benjamin Dent of CC, am sick and weak in body, but of perfect mind and memory.
      To my wife - the use of my dwelling plantation and also my part of Turners Forest, during her natural life.
      To my son Gideon Dent - my dwelling plantation which I now live on, it being part of a tract of land called Dents Inheritance, containing about 143 acres, after my wife's death. Also, 4 acres of a parcel of land called Turners forest, and adjoining Dents Inheritance.
      To my son John Bruer Dent - if my son Gideon dies w/out issue, then John Bruer is to enjoy the above mentioned lands.
      To my son Benjamin Dent - pt of that tract of land called Saint Stephen Coalman, and containing about 100 acres, it being that part of the land my son Benjamin Dent now dwells on.
      To my son Shadrick Dent - if afd Benjamin dies w/out lawful issue, then Shadrick to enjoy the afd land.
      To my son Zachariah Dent - pt of a tract of land called Turners forest, containing about 96 acres. Also, 4 acres of a tract of land called Church over, adjoining Turners ford, bounded by Thomas Suit.
      To my son Shadrick Dent - if afd Zachariah dies w/out lawful issue, Shadrick to enjoy Zachariah's land.
      To my son Titus Dent - pt of a tract of land called Saint Stephen Coalman, containing about 50 acres, it being the pt of the land I bought of William Cooksey.
      To my son John Bruer Dent - if sd Titus dies w/out lawful issue, John Bruer to enjoy the afd land. Also 1 cow and calf.
      To my dau Chloe Waters - Negro woman Violetta, during her natural life, and the heirs of her body forever, and no more.
      To my dau Joana Higdon - Negro girl Monaca, during her natural life, and the heirs of her body forever, and no more.
      To my dau Hezia Burroughs - Negro girl Henny, during her natural life, and the heirs of her body forever, and no more.
      To my son Zachariah Dent - 1 cow and yearling and 1 Negro called Mille.
      To my son Titus Dent - 1 cow and yearling and 1 Negro girl named Pat.
      To my son Shadrick Dent - 1 heifer and 1 Negro man named Nace.
      To my dau Susanah Dent- 1 heifer and 1 Negro girl named Moll.
      To my son Gideon Dent - Negro girl Rachel.
      To my son Benjamin Dent - Negro boy Jerry.
      To my sons John Bruer Dent and Shadrick Dent - Negro woman
      Moll, to be equally divided between them.
      To my wife - all my personal estate not already disposed of, during her natural life, and after her death, to be
      equally divided among my 7 children, viz, Gideon, Benjamin, Zachariah, Titus, Susanah, Shadrick, and John Bruer Dent.
      Executors: my sons, Gideon Dent and Benjamin Dent.
      Signed Jul 5, 1778 - Benjamin his mark Dent.
      Wit - Thomas Dent, Joseph Waters of James, James Waters. Probated on Aug 15, 1778 by all 3 witnesses.

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