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

Martha Brashears

Female Abt 1661 - 1688  (~ 27 years)


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  • Name Martha Brashears 
    Born Abt 1661  Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1688  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I010619  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2018 

    Father Benjamin Brashears,   b. 1598, Carpentras, Virginiaucluse, Marcelle, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1663, "Cliffs" Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Mary Richford,   b. 1618, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1663, "Cliffs" Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 1645  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Kent,   b. 6 Jan 1651/52, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1686/87, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married Bef 12 Apr 1677  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Kent,   b. Abt 1678, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1733/34, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
     2. Mary Kent,   b. Bef 1684, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1767, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 83 years)
     3. Martha Kent,   b. Abt 1686, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1755, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F07033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Brasier, John, Calvert Co., 15th Sept., 1692 ; 19th Oct., 1696.
      To wife Ann, extx., all real estate; at her decease to pass to William, eld. son of Wm. Derumple, and hrs., and to Martha Kent, dau. of 'Henry Kent. In event of death of William Derumple or Martha Kent without hrs., deceased's portion to pass to Henry, son of Wm. Derumple afsd.
      Overseers: Wm. Derumple, Wm. Nicholls.
      Test : Wm. Nicholls, Chas. hansby, Jas. Mackelaming. 7. 225.
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      Brasseur, Benjamin, (nunc.), Calvert Co., --/---/----
      3rd Mch., 1675/6.
      *Sister Martha, execx., and sole legatee of estate, real and
      personal.
      Test : Anthony Kingsland, Wm. Haward. 2. 402.

      *Martha Brasseur being an infant under 17 yrs. of age, adms, of this estate was granted to her father-in-law (step-father), Thomas Sterling, during her minority.
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      Benjamin Brasseur 3.165 A CA #16417 #16417 Apr 12 1677
      Payments to: Henry Cockdale, James Mackall, Anthony Kingsland, Timothy Sewell, Col. Samuell Chew, Richard Bedworth, John Sollers, Capt, Samuell Bourne.
      Distribution to: Henry Kent, Jr. in right of his wife Martha (sister and
      executrix of deceased).
      Administrator: Thomas Starling.
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      Brasseur, Mary, widow, of "The Cliffs, ==/==/===; 25th May, 1663.
      To sons Robert, Benjamin and John, land; to be of age at 21 yrs.
      To daus. Mary, Anne,, Susanna,, Martha and Eliza:, personalty; to be of age at 16 yrs,
      Test: Theophilus Lewis, Jas. Pugslop.