Col. Thomas Brereton

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Thomas Brereton

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Birthplace: England or Virginia Colony
Death: Died in Port Deposit, Cecil County, Province of Maryland
Immediate Family:

Son of William Brereton, 2nd Baron Brereton of Leighlin and Elizabeth Brereton
Husband of Jane Brereton and Graciana Brereton
Father of William Brereton; Thomas Brereton and Elizabeth Winder
Brother of William Brereton, 3rd Baron Brereton of Leighlin

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There is debate as whether Thomas Brereton was born in England or in Virginia. There is NO SOURCE documentation to support the location of his birth. Further research is needed!

Thomas Brereton was clerk of the council in 1661, one of the justices of Northumberland county and lieutenantcolonel; he married Jane Claiborne, daughter of Colonel William Claiborne, and died about 1688, leaving issue. The records refer to his ring, with his coat-of-arms upon it; and he appears to have come from the county of Chester, as in 1736 Thomas Brereton, of Shotwick Park, Chester, who seems to have been a descendant, made a deed for land in Northumberland county, Virginia.

Source: Virginia Biographical Encyclopedia

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Col. Thomas Brereton's Timeline

1635
1635
England or Virginia Colony
1657
February 10, 1657
Age 22
Northumberland, Virginia, United States
1660
1660
Age 25
King and Queen, Virginia
1665
1665
Age 30
Brunswick, Virginia
1680
1680
Age 45
Virginia
1683
1683
Age 48
Port Deposit, Cecil County, Province of Maryland
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