Mary Kittamaquund

Mary Kittamaquund (HMS16)

Location: Stafford, VA 22554 Stafford County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 27.001', W 77° 24.151'

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Mary was the only child of Kittamaquund, paramount chief of the Piscataway tribes when Lord Baltimore's settlers arrived in Maryland in 1634. In 1641, seven-year-old Mary became the ward of Maryland governor Leonard Calvert and his sister-in-law Margaret Brent. Three years later Mary was married to Margaret Brent's 38-year-old brother, Giles Brent, who likely intended to gain control of Piscataway lands through the alliance. The Brents moved to Virginia to lands near here in 1647, where Giles and Mary had at least three children. Giles Brent remarried in 1654, but there is no record of Mary's death.
HM NumberHMS16
Marker NumberE 90-a
Year Placed2010
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 11:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 290346 N 4258481
Decimal Degrees38.45001667, -77.40251667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 27.001', W 77° 24.151'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 27' 0.06" N, 77° 24' 9.06" W
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Area Code(s)540, 703, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2650 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford VA 22554, US
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