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Joseph Prentis
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Birth: Jan. 24, 1754
Death: Jun. 18, 1809

h/o Margaret Bowdoin.

Birth: 5th of mother's six reported children in English Colony of Williamsburg, Virginia, raised in the house now known as the "Prentis House" standing on the north side of Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, owned by mother's father, Joseph Brooke until March 18, 1724.

~ VIEW: From family Bible, SOURCE: The Williamsburg Foundation. and Prentis papers, SOURCE: The College of William & Mary's Swem Library, also The Webb-Prentis papers, SOURCE: University of Virginia.

~ Graduated The College of William & Mary in 1777, owned land since 1782 near Williamsburg, and a home known as Green Hill, in 1786 was Speaker of the House of Delegates revising laws of Virginia, from January 1788 till death one of the judges of the General Court of Virginia, in 1791 elected a member of Board Of Visitors of The College of William & Mary.

Death: Williamsburg, Virginia, now an Independent City.

[July 1809]

On Monday, the 31st of July,
At the Dwelling-House of the late Joseph Prentis, in the
City of Williamsburg,
the said deceased,

The Sale will be continued from day to day until the whole, or a greater part of the Personal Estate is Sold. There will be some valuable Household and Kitchen furniture and Plate for Sale; and it is probable several House Servants will also be Sold. There are several Milch Cows, two Horses, and a neat single Phaeton and Harness quite new.
The Sale will be made on a credit of nine months, to bear interest from the date and if the payment is punctually made, the interest will be remitted Bond and approved security will be required from the purchasers before any article which may be sold is delivered.

Williamsburg, July 1, 1809

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Father: William Prentis b:10 OCT 1699 St James Duke Place, London, England.
Mother: Mary Brooke b: 1708 English Colony of York county, Virginia.

Marriage: Margaret Bowdoin b: currently unknown.
Married: 1 DEC 1778 English Colony of Williamsburg, Virginia.

Known Children

William Bowdion Prentis b: 17 APR 1780 English Colony of Williamsburg, Virginia.

Joseph Prentis, II b: 24 JAN 1783 Green Hill, Wiliamsburg, Virginia.

John Bowdoin Prentis b: 15 FEB 1787 Green Hill, Wiliamsburg, Virginia.

John Brooke Prentis b: 1 FEB 1789 Green Hill, Wiliamsburg, Virginia.

Elizabeth Prentis b: 14 APR 1791 Green Hill, Wiliamsburg, Virginia.

Robert Waters Prentis b: 6 NOV 1794 Green Hill, Wiliamsburg, Virgina.

Mary Anne Prentis b: 18 MAR 1796 Green Hill, Wiliamsburg, Virginia.

Transferred 09/15/2014 then prepared in part by Bill Boggess.
Family links: 
  William Prentis (1699 - 1765)
  Mary Brooke Prentis (1708 - 1794)
  Margaret Bowdoin Prentis (____ - 1801)
  Joseph Prentis (1783 - 1851)*
*Calculated relationship
Green Hill Family Burial Ground
Williamsburg City
Virginia, USA
Maintained by: NJBrewer
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Record added: Jul 14, 2004
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Joseph Prentis
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Joseph Prentis
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~ son of William Prentis & Mary Brooks, the father of Joseph,II & husband of Margaret Bowdoin ~
- Bill
 Added: Nov. 27, 2012

- May you be blessed with love & flowers-Phyllis
 Added: Jan. 7, 2005

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