Gravestone of William Brent, 1775-1848
and Elizabeth Neale, ca. 1800-1863
Forest Glen, Maryland

gravestone of Col. William Brent and his second wife, Elizabeth Neale, Carroll Chapel and cemetery, Forest Glen, Maryland

to the Memory of William Brent
Born at Aquia
Stafford County
In Washington, D.C.
December 15, 1848
Aged 73 years


Elizabeth Brent
Relict of William Brent
Born in Charles County
In Washington D.C.
March 29, 1863
Aged 63 years


William Brent, the grandson of Eleanor Darnell Carroll, died 15 December 1848 and is buried next to his second wife, Elizabeth Neale Brent who died on 29 March 1863 at the age of 63. William Brent's first wife, Catherine Walker Johnson Brent, is also buried in the cemetery. She died young, in July 1822, and William married Elizabeth Neale about three years later.

They are buried, along with many other Brents and Carrolls on land that had been the property of Eleanor Darnell Carroll, William's grandmother, next to St. John's Chapel, founded by William's uncle, Archbishop John Carroll.

Related links
Descent chart for Col. William Brent
Colonel William Brent
Carroll Cemetery, Forest Glen, Maryland

Photograph of William and Elizabeth's gravestone in Forest Glen, Maryland, was shared by Richard Dalrymple who visited the cemetery in 2012.

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3 Jan 2013
Updated 27 Jan 2015
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