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Martin Brent1

M, #3902, b. 6 October 1776, d. about 1815

Parents

FatherHugh Brent (b. about 1728, d. 7 February 1778)
MotherJudith Newton

Family: Ann Chilton (d. about 1818)

DaughterCharlotte Brent+
SonCyrus Brent
DaughterFlorinda Brent+ (d. 1848)
SonRobert Brent
SonHugh Brent
DaughterJudith A. Brent+ (b. about 1808)
SonNewton M. Brent+ (b. about 23 September 1812, d. 9 August 1900)
SonWilliam S. Brent+ (b. about 1813)

Biography

Martin Brent was born on 6 October 1776 in Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia.2 He and Ann Chilton were married on 29 December 1796 in Lancaster County, Virginia.3,4,5 Martin Brent died about 1815.6
Martin was named as an heir in the will of Hugh Brent on 27 January 1778 in Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia.1 Martin was on the in 1798 tax list in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, and was on the tax lists through 1814. 1798 May 1 1 white tithe & 3 black tithes
1799 Apr 25 1 wh t bl
1800 March 1 wh 3 bl
1801 Apr 22 1 wh 3 bl
1802 March 1 wh e bl
1803 1 wh 4 bl
1804 apr 3 2 wh 4bl
1805 March 23 2 wh 4 bl
1806 3 wh black not readable
1807 March 12 2 wh 3 bl
1808 No Tax records so not filmed
1809 March 6 1 wh 4 bl also a Richard Brent 1 wh
1810 March 5 1 wh 6 bl
1811 March 12 1 wh 5 bl
1812 Apr 6 1 wh 5 bl
1813 Apr 3 1 wh 5 bl
1814 Apr 4 1 wh 5 bl
1815 Apr3 Martin Brent Est - wh 1 bl
1816 May 8 Ann Brent -wh 4bl
1817 May 1 Ann Brent 1 wh 3 bl
1818 no Brents7
Martin was head of household on the 1810 US Census taken in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. The household consisted of four males under ten, two males 26 to 44, four females under ten, one female 10 to 15 and two females 26 to 44. There were twelve slaves. four males under ten, two males 26 to 44, four females under ten, one female 10 to 15 and two females 26 to 44. There were twelve slaves8 Martin was 5 July 1813 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. appointed a Tobacco Inspector at Royston's warehouse9 Martin was on the in 1815 tax list in Spotsylvania County listed as Martin Brent estate.10 Thomas Magee was appointed administrator of Martin's estate on 6 May 1815 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia.6
Last Edited29 March 2016

Citations

  1. [S516] Lancaster County, Virginia, Will Book, Vol. 20,, FHL, Film 0032137 Item 2, 118-119
  2. [S506] Brent, Chester Horton, The Descendants of Hugh Brent Immigrant to Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1642, p. 83
  3. [S508] Nottingham, Stratton; compiler, The Marriage License Bonds of Lancaster County, Virginia from 1701 to 1848, p. 8, Martin Brent and Ann Chilton
  4. [S702] Family Search: Virginia Marriages 1785-1940, database, http://www.familysearch.org, Martin Brent and Ann Chilton, 29 Decemer 1796, Lancaster County, Virginia
  5. [S802] Historic Court Records, abstracts, McGhee, Barry L., http://www.historiccourtrecords.org, Brent & al vs Chilton & al
  6. [S531] Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Wills, Volume: H, Film Number: 34059, 506
  7. [S1933] Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Spotsylvania Coiunty, Virginia Personal Property Tax Lists 1782-1822, Tax Book, 1798 to 1815, entry for Martin Brent; 1905732.
  8. [S523] 1810 U.S. Census, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Film micropublication M252, roll 71, p. 98, Martin Brent household
  9. [S531] Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Wills, Volume: H, Film Number: 34059, 296-297
  10. [S1933] Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Spotsylvania Coiunty, Virginia Personal Property Tax Lists 1782-1822, Tax Book, 1815, entry for Martin Brent estate; 1905732.

Newton Brent1

M, #3913, d. 1795

Parents

FatherHugh Brent (b. about 1728, d. 7 February 1778)
MotherSusannah Payne

Biography

Newton Brent and Ann Steptoe Lawson were married on 14 April 1779.2 Newton Brent died in 1795.3
Newton was named as an heir in the will of Hugh Brent on 27 January 1778 in Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia.1
Last Edited1 September 2014

Citations

  1. [S516] Lancaster County, Virginia, Will Book, Vol. 20,, FHL, Film 0032137 Item 2, 118-119
  2. [S508] Nottingham, Stratton; compiler, The Marriage License Bonds of Lancaster County, Virginia from 1701 to 1848, p. 8, Newton Brent and Ann Steptoe Lawson
  3. [S506] Brent, Chester Horton, The Descendants of Hugh Brent Immigrant to Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1642, p. 82

Priscilla Brent1

F, #3917, b. 7 October 1768

Parents

FatherHugh Brent (b. about 1728, d. 7 February 1778)
MotherJudith Newton

Biography

Priscilla Brent was born on 7 October 1768.2 She and George Stephens were married on 15 August 1787.2,3
Priscilla was named as an heir in the will of Hugh Brent on 27 January 1778 in Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia.1
Last Edited1 September 2014

Citations

  1. [S516] Lancaster County, Virginia, Will Book, Vol. 20,, FHL, Film 0032137 Item 2, 118-119
  2. [S506] Brent, Chester Horton, The Descendants of Hugh Brent Immigrant to Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1642, p. 82
  3. [S509] Headly, Robert K.; compiler, Married Well and Aften: Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia, 1649-1800: Ancestry, Url: www.ancestry.com, Site Date: 2008, p. 332

Richard Hall Brent1,2

M, #3920, b. 1792

Parents

FatherJames Brent (d. about 1792)
MotherElizabeth Lawson

Biography

Richard Hall Brent was born in 1792.1
He was born posthumously.3 Richard was named as an heir in the will of James Brent on 13 May 1791 in Lancaster County, Virginia. The will was handwritten without witnesses. The handwriting was identified in Lancaster County Court on 17 December 1792 by Martin Shearman and George Brent jr.4
Last Edited4 September 2014

Citations

  1. [S506] Brent, Chester Horton, The Descendants of Hugh Brent Immigrant to Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1642, p. 108
  2. [S520] Lancaster County, Virginia, Will Book, vol. 22, FHL, Film : 0032138 Item 2, 206-7, James Brent will, "the one my wife is now big with"
  3. [S506] Brent, Chester Horton, The Descendants of Hugh Brent Immigrant to Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1642, p.108
  4. [S520] Lancaster County, Virginia, Will Book, vol. 22, FHL, Film : 0032138 Item 2, 96-96, Will of James Brent

Robert Brent1

M, #3921

Parents

FatherMartin Brent (b. 6 October 1776, d. about 1815)
MotherAnn Chilton (d. about 1818)

Biography

Last Edited22 November 2016

Citations

  1. [S528] Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Wills, Volume IJ, Film 34059, 297

Sarah Brent1

F, #3922

Parents

FatherHugh Brent (b. about 1728, d. 7 February 1778)
MotherSusannah Payne

Biography

Sarah Brent and John Berryman were married.1,2
Sarah was named as an heir in the will of Hugh Brent on 27 January 1778 in Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia.1
Last Edited22 November 2016

Citations

  1. [S516] Lancaster County, Virginia, Will Book, Vol. 20,, FHL, Film 0032137 Item 2, 118-119
  2. [S506] Brent, Chester Horton, The Descendants of Hugh Brent Immigrant to Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1642, p. 82

Sarah Brent1

F, #3923, d. 1778

Parents

FatherJames Brent (d. 1750)
MotherCatherine Newton (d. about 1761)

Biography

Sarah Brent and Anthony Kirk were married on 4 May 1747 in Lancaster County, Virginia.2,3,4 Sarah Brent died in 1778.2
Sarah was named as an heir in the will of Catherine Newton on 6 September 1760 in Lancaster County, Virginia.4
Last Edited1 September 2014

Citations

  1. [S506] Brent, Chester Horton, The Descendants of Hugh Brent Immigrant to Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1642, p. 63
  2. [S506] Brent, Chester Horton, The Descendants of Hugh Brent Immigrant to Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1642, p.63
  3. [S508] Nottingham, Stratton; compiler, The Marriage License Bonds of Lancaster County, Virginia from 1701 to 1848, p. 46
  4. [S537] Lancaster County, Virginia Deed and will Book, vol. 16, FHL, Film Number: 0032135 Item 2, 123-124, Will of Catherine Brent