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

Margaret Brent

Female Abt 1673 -


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  • Name Margaret Brent 
    Born Abt 1673  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I015481  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2019 

    Father Giles Brent,   b. 5 Apr 1652, "Retirement", Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1679, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Mother Mary MNU Brent,   b. Between 1650 and 1654, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1680, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married Abt 1670  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Plowden,   d. 26 Nov 1713, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1689  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Plowden,   b. Bef 1682, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1724, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
     2. Winifred Plowden,   b. Abt 1689, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1734, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
     3. Edmund Plowden,   b. Abt 1698, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1758, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F07848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Indenture, 2 December 1696
      From: GEORGE PLOWDEN of St. Mary's County, gent., and MARGRETT his wife.
      To: WILLIAM YOUNG of St. Mary's County, planter, late of the "sherifdum of Drumfrees in the parish of WesterKirk of Eakdaile" in Scotland.
      Price: 12,000 lbs. tobacco
      Property: 300 acres, all of two tracts in P. G. County, formerly in Calvert County, in the freshes of Patuxent River on the main branch of western branch; the two tracts were called "Thorpland" and "Perry Hills," but are now called "St. David." The land was originally laid out to Capt. RICHARD PERRY as may appear in PERRY'S deed to PLOWDEN dated 24 June 1684.
      Signatures: GEORGE PLOWDEN, MARGRETT PLOWDEN
      Wit.: SAM.PETER, Anne WIGHT
      Ackn'd: MARGRETT PLOWDEN, 2 December 1696
      Recorded: 15 April 1699, Vol. A, p. 161
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED BOOK J; 1722-1728; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      PP. 397-402 This Indenture made 22nd May 1727 between EDMUND PLOWDEN & BRENT NUTTHALL 397- both of St. Mary's County in Province of Maryland Gent. of one part & 402 GEORGE MASON of Stafford County in Colony of Virginia Gent. Whereas GILES BRENT late of the County Stafford Esqr. by his Last Will & Testament bearing date last day of August 1671 inter alia did bequeath unto his son & heir GILES BRENT and heirs of his body lawfully begotten all his land .. due to him in Virginia .. and for want of such heirs then to his the said Giles the Fathers own right heirs and for want of such then to the right heirs of his Father RICHARD BRENT Esgr. deced antiently Lord of the mannors of Admington & Larke stoke in the county of Glocester in England .. by an Estate in fee tail in all the premises to him & heirs of his body & being so possessed afterwards died leaving Issue a son WILLIAM BRENT & two daughters MARGARET & MARY BRENT which Margarett Intermarried with a certain GEORGE PLOWDEN late of St. Marys county and Province of Maryland aforesaid Gent. deced by whom she had issue the said EDMUND PLOWDEN (one of the Parties to these Present) and the said Mary Intermarried with a certain JOHN NUTTHALL late also of Saint Marys County and Province of Maryland afd Gent. deced by whom she had issue the said BRENT NUTTHALL (the other party to these presents) which said Edmund Plowden and Brent Nuthall as heirs of the said Margaret & Mary by vertue of the aforesaid devise are Imediately after the end 4 determination of the Estate in fee tail in the aforesaid Giles Brent the son & the heirs of his body .. Intituled to a Joynt Estate in fee simple in all lands & premises aforesaid .. Now this Indenture witnesseth that Edmund Plowden and Brent Nutthall in consideration of sum Forty pounds Sterl..to each of them in hand paid .. loth hereby acknowledge .. of every part and parcel thereof .. hereby release .. said George Mason .. doth acknowledge themselves to be fully paid .. have granted forever all the reversions when it shall happen to come .. after the end & determination of the aforesaid Estate in fee tail for want of heirs of the body lawfully begotten of the aforesaid Giles Brent the son in all the land in Stafford County .. by force of the devise of the above named Giles Brent Esqr Great Grandfather to the said Edmund and Brent and all the right ., they assign a good sure & sufficient Estate .. of all the lands & inheritance in all & singular the before mentioned unto George Mason ..
      Presence Stephen McKey, Edmund Plowden
      Benj. McKey, John Mercer Brent Nutthall
      At Court held for Stafford County 14th June 1727 Deed of Sale and Receipt of Consideration money acknowledged by Edmund Plowden and Brent Nutthall admitted to record.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED BOOK J; 1722-1728; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 402- 406 Know all men . , We EDMUND PLOWDEN and BRENT NUTTHAL both of St. Marys parish in Province of Maryland Gent. are bound unto GEORGE MASON of Stafford County in just sum of Ten thousand pounds Sterl. Money of great Britain .. 22 May 1727. The condition is such that whereas GILES BRENT late of Stafford County in Colonly of Virginia Esgr. deced by his Last Will & Testament dated last day of August 1671 Inter alia did bequeath unto his son & heir GILES BRENT and to heirs .. all his land .. any way due to him in Virginia & for want of such heirs then to his the said Giles the father's own right heirs & for want of such then to the right heirs of his Father RICHARD BRENT Esgr. deced antiently Lord of the mannors of Admington & Larke Stoke in the County of Gloscester in England by virtue of which devise the said Giles took an estate in fee tail in all the premises and afterwards dyed leaving issue a son WILLIAM BRENT and two Daughters MARGARET & MARY BRENT which Margaret Inter-married with a certain GEORGE PLOWDEN late of St. Marys County and Province of Maryland Gent, deced by whom she had issue the above bound Edmund Plowden and the said Mary inter married with a certain JOHN NUTTHAL late also of St. Marys County Province of Maryland Gent. deced by whom she had issue the above bound Brent Nutthall which said Edmund & Brent as heirs of said Margaret & Mary their Mothers by virtue of the aforesaid devise are Immediately after the Determination of the Estate in said Giles Brent .. Intituled to a Joynt Estate in fee simple and whereas said Edmund and Brent have sold unto George Mason all their right in all the lands lying in Stafford County in Virginia .. which they have by virtue of the said Giles Brent Esqr. Great Grandfather .. now if .. shall at all times execute Deed conveyance their right the premises of him .. Geo. Mason .. and also when it shall happen that the Estate in fee Tail shall be determined .. shall make good sure sufficient Estate .. in all the said lands .. then the above obligation shall be voyd or otherwise shall remain in full force.
      Presence Stephen McKay, Edmund Plowden
      Benin. McKey, Jno. Mercer Brent Nutthall
      At a Court held for Stafford County 14th June 1727 This Bond proved .. admitted to record.

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