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Mary Kittamaquund

Female Abt 1631 - 1655  (~ 23 years)


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  • Name Mary Kittamaquund 
    Born Abt 1631  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Baptised Aft 15 Feb 1641  [1
    Died Between 18 Apr 1654 and 4 Sep 1655  [1
    Person ID I26096  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2019 

    Father Kittamaquund, Tapac of the Piscataway 
    Family ID F15615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Giles Brent,   b. 1600,   d. 2 Sep 1679, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Bef 9 Jan 1645  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary Brent,   b. Abt 1654, Acquia, Stafford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F15614  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Mary Kittamaquund, daughter of the Tayac (Paramount Chief) of the Piscataway Indians, was born in Maryland probably about 1631. Her father ruled over as many as 7,000 people between the Potomac and Patuxent Rivers. Following about six months of dialogue and study with Jesuit Missionary Father Andrew White, Mary's father converted to Christianity and was baptized on July 5, 1640. Soon after February 15, 1640/1, Mary too was baptized, and her father sent her to the English settlement called St Mary's City, near the mouth of the Potomac River, to be educated by Governor Leonard Calvert and his sister-in-law, Margaret Brent. Mary married Giles Brent, brother of Margaret Brent, before January 9, 1644/5." [Roberta Estes, citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3403] Roberta Estes, Daughters of Princess Mary Kittamaquund.

    2. [S1504] Paul Nordberg, "Family History.".