Barbara Dent1676 - 1754 (78 years)
Name Barbara Dent Born 1676 Saint Mary, Maryland Gender Female Died 26 Jun 1754 Maryland Notes
She married Col. Thomas Brooke. Their daughters were Sarah Elizabeth Brooke, married to Alexander Contee and Rebecca Brooke, who was married to John Howard, son of Edmund Howard, a cousin; also eldest son Thomas Brooke, Jr.
1731 Prince George's Co., MD, USA (Donald L Wilson, "Prince George's County Will Book 1, 1698-1770: From the Prince George's County Genealogical Society Bulletin," serial unknown, Vol. 21 #9, p. 175) the Quarter where my Negro Andrew now lives commonly called "Andrews Quarter" being parts that is to say all the parts of three tracts of land to wit "The Wedge", "Croftcloth", and "Brookefield" which now belong to me and which lye to the southward of the land I formerly sold Daniel DULANY Esq'r and about 100 acres of land part of "Brookefield" joins on the northeastward to the land of Philip LEE Esq'r which large parcel was first settled by John RABELING be sold & disposed of by my eldest son Thomas BROOKE & my sons in law John HOWARD and Alexander CONTEE or any two of them to discharge the debt I owe Capt'n John HYDE & Company and for which Philip LEE Esq'r, Mr. Thomas GANTT & Alexander CONTEE now stand bound jointly with me and by the sale of said lands be returned to them or him, & if any overpays that it go towards payment of my other debts. I devise to any person who shall purchase said lands an absolute estate in fee. Item: All the land I now hold to the westward & northward of the run my water mill now stands upon as also the water mill to be sold by my said son Thomas BROOKE the Elder my son in law John HOWARD and Alexander CONTEE or any two of them to discharge the debt I owe Mr. Charles CARROLL. To the purchaser an absolute estate in fee:... Endorsed 29 Jan. 1730/1...
Notes:... Son-in-law John HOWARD is not identified in the Bowie article (husband of Anne?). A John HOWARD was taxed in Mattapeny Hundred, Prince George's County, 1719 [Calendar of Maryland State Papers: The Black Books (BB) 160], along with Thomas BROOKS and Philip LEE. [from: Prince George's County Genealogical Society Bulletin, Vol. 21#7, March 1990: Prince George's County Will Book 1, 1698-1770, Abstracted by Donald L. Wilson, pg. 124-125.).
Witness: __ ___ 1731 Will: Col. Thomas BROOKE Esq.; Prince George's Co., MD, USA; son-in-law John Howard.
03 Jun 1732: Probate: Col. Thomas BROOKE Esq.; Prince George's Co., MD, USA; Thomas Brooke Gent & John Howard of CC to Alexander Contee, as directed by Thomas Brooke esq in his will to be son quarter where negro Andrew lived 3 parts The Wedge, Crosscloth & Brookefield debt due John Hyde (Jourdan, Land Records of Prince, p.168.)
Person ID I15210 Lythgoe-Donaldson Last Modified 15 Jul 2010
Father Thomas Dent, Esq., b. 1630, Guisborough, E Riding, Yorkshire, England , d. Bef 21 Apr 1676, Hull's Neck, St.Mary's, Maryland (Age < 46 years) Mother Rebecca Wilkinson, b. 1633, Yorkshire, England , d. Aug 1726, Prince George's, Maryland (Age 93 years) Married 1651 Saint Mary, Maryland Family ID F7009 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Thomas Brooke, Sr, b. Abt 1676, Calvert, Maryland , d. 7 Jan 1731, Prince George's, Maryland (Age ~ 55 years) Married Abt 1693 Family ID F7018 Group Sheet | Family Chart
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