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

Elizabeth Fowke

Female 1668 - Abt 1704  (36 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Fowke  [1
    Born 1668  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt Apr 1704  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001735  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father Gerard Fowke,   b. 1626, Brewood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1669, Charles County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Anne Thorowgood,   b. 30 Oct 1630, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Mar 1702/03, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1660/61  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Dent,   b. 1660, Hull's Neck, Westbury Manor, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1704/05, Nanjemy, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1684/85  home of Mother, Anne Fowke at Portobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Dent, William and Elizabeth Fowke, d/o Mrs. Anne Fowke of Portobacco m. by Mr. John Turling on 8 Feb 1684
    Children 
     1. Thomas Dent,   b. 15 Nov 1685, Portobacco Quarters, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1725, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     2. William Dent,   b. 13 Dec 1687, Portobacco Quarters, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1695, Portobacco Quarters, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     3. Elizabeth Dent,   b. 1688, Portobacco Quarters, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1699, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     4. Gerrard Dent,   b. 3 Feb 1687/88, Nanjemoy, Charles, County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1689, Nanjemoy, Charles, County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. George Dent,   b. 27 Sep 1690, Nanjemy, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1754, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     6. Anne Dent,   b. Mar 1691/92, Nanjemy, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1700, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 7 years)
     7. Philip Dent,   b. 1695, Port Tobacco, Chas Co. Md Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Oct 1707, Port Tobacco, Chas Co. Md Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 12 years)
     8. Peter Dent,   b. 13 Jan 1694/95, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1757, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     9. Elizabeth Dent,   b. 1696, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1760, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F01051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Dent, William & Elizabeth Fowke, dau. Of Anne Fowke , were joined together in marriage on 8 Feb 1684 by John Turlinge, at the home of said Anne at Portobacco. Witnesses: Mrs. Anne Fowke, Col. William Chandler, Madm: Mary Chandler, Gerard Fowke, Mrs Mary Fowke, Owen Newen and diverse others. (Ct & Land: P#1.208)

      Dent, William & Elizabeth Fowke, dau of Mrs Anne Fowke of Portobacco married by Mr John Turling on 8 Feb 1684. Children of William and Elizabeth Dent of Nanjemy. Thomas, bapt 19 Dec 1685 at home at Portobacco by John Turlinge; William born 1687; bapt 25 Dec 1687 at Portobacco by John Turlinge; Gerrard, born 1688, bapt 3 Feb 1688 at home at Portobacco by John Turlinge; George, born 27 Sep 1690 bapt 16 Apr following at Christ Church; Anne born 1692 bapt. 16 Mar 1692, Peter bapt 13 Jan 1694. (Ct & Land P#1.208, 209, Q Rev. 10,11,13,14,16,24)
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      Chandler, Richard, Charles County, 12th Oct, 1686; 16th Oct 1697
      To mother Mrs. Anne Fowke, personalty during life; at her decease to bro. Gerard Fowke.
      To Sisters Mary Fowke and Eliza Dent, Parthenia Burditt, John Hamilton (at age 21), Anne Burford, Jr., nephew William Chandler and niece Jane Chandler, personalty.
      to nephew Richard Chandler, and hrs, entire real estate; he dying during minority sd estate to pass to
      Bro. Gerard afsd. ex. and resid. legatee. Not signed:
      Note: Proven 16th Oct. 1697, by oath of Maj. William Dent, Charles County, who wrote sd. will. 26th Aug., 1697,, Parthenia Burdit testifies that she had heard Richard Chandler say that shd. Mrs. Jane Brent, his niece, marry against his liking she shd. have no share in his estate. 26th Aug.,1697, Nicholas Cooper, aged 50. T. P.17.95.
      Dent Family, Charles County Gentry, page 14, by Henry Wright Newman.
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      Gregory Christopher, A. A. County, 15th Aug., 1699; 29th Aug., 1699.
      To Eliza:, wife of Wm, Dent, Thomas his son, Anne Fowk, Catherine and Samuel Boughton, Catherine and Thomas Lingan., John Dowdall, Rachel and Humphery Stimpson, and Hon. Thomas Lawrence, personalty.
      Maj. Wm. Dent,, ex. and residuary legatee.
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      Christopher Gregory 19-1/2B.77 A 61.18.8 165,19,3 May 6 1700
      Received from: Henry Croft, William Wivell, Thomas Laurence, Esq., Richard Edgar,
      Payments to: Katherine Prout, Matthew Howard, Manus Devoran, Robert Philips, John Davies, Christopher Goodhand, Mr. John Freeman, Dr. Rottenbury, Mr. Secretary Laurence, Sir Thomas Laurence, Rachel Kilburne, George Jackson. Mrs. Hester Gross, Thomas Davies (taylor), Christopher Vernon, Richard Edgar, Abraham Claity (merchant), Col. Henry Jowls, Thomas Bale (merchant) [Beall] Thomas Carpenter, William Harris, John Freeman, Orlando Greenslade.
      Legatees: Mrs. Anne Fowks, Thomas Lingan, Samuell Boughton, Rachell Thompson, Elizabeth Dent, Thomas Dent,
      Executor: William Dent,
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E., Page 101
      11 Mar 1672; Deed of Gift from Anne Fowke to her 3 children, Gerrard Fowke, Maryland Fowke, and Eliza. Fowke, 10 head of cattle; /s/ Anne Fowler; wit. Robt. Robins, Rich. Chandler
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 140
      6 Nov 1673; Indenture from Edmond Lyndsey, Gent., to Samuel Clarke and Joseph Bullott; for 7,000# tobacco; a parcel of land called Wellcome; on the east side of Portobacco fresh; bounded by Job Chandler; containing 200 acres; /s/ Edmond Lyndsey (mark); wit. Michell Minox (mark), Daniel Hurly (mark)
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber Q, Page 54
      COURT OF 8 MAR 1691/2
      Robert Thompson, Gent. binds himself for 20,000# tobacco to Anne Blizard, d/o Giles and Mary Blizard; wit. Elizabeth Dent, Catherine Boughton (mark)
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 26 November 1696
      From: WILLIAM HUTCHISON of P. G. County, gent., God-father of PETER DENT.
      To: PETER DENT, son of WILLIAM and ELIZABETH DENT of Charles Co.
      Price: 5 shillings and love and affection
      Property: A 1/3 part of 1571 acre tract called "Ffriendshipp" located about 4 miles above the falls of the Potomac River, being part of a tract in P. G. County, patented in joint tenancy between JOHN ADDISON, WILLIAM DENT, and the said WILLIAM HUTCHISON.
      Signature: WILLIAM HUTCHISON
      Wit.: THO. GREENFIELD, RICH. MARSHAM
      Ackn'd: WILLIAM HUTCHISON, (no date) Recorded: 26 November 1696, Vol. A, p. 23
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 293-42: WITTEN DITCH: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Lee, Philip : Surveyed 3 May 1672 for Thomas Warner at a bound White Oak in the E.N.E line of Thomas Baker's land: Other notes - Capt Philip Lee of PGCo. In right of his wife the relict of Col Wm Dent (Sarah Brooke).

  • Sources 
    1. [S044738] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume III, Families R-Z.

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