55. Aralanta4 Purnell (John3, Thomas2, Thomas1) was born in Worcester Co., MD about 1722. Aralanta died 1782 in Worcester Co., MD.

She married Thomas Robins (Cpt.) in Worcester Co., MD, about 1745. Thomas was born 1702. Thomas was the son of Thomas Robins and Elizabeth Bowdoin. Thomas died September 25, 1765 in Worcester Co., MD. (Meyer & Dorman, Adventurers of Purse & Person, Dietz Press, Richmond, VA, 1987) He was a member of the Lower House of the Maryland legislature from Worcester Co. 1744-51. (Meyers & Dorman, Adventurers of Purse & Person, p. 465)

She made a will in Worcester Co., MD, September 19, 1781. (Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Co. MD Wills JW4 f.506, p. 56)

Aralanta's will was probated in Worcester Co., MD, December 12, 1782. Her father left her "land left by my father Thomas Purnell" called "Four Fields" and "Fern Hill." (Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Land Records). Aralanta was the 2nd wife of Captain Thomas Robins. Arlanta named her daughters Mary Purnell, Andasiah Spence, Esther Robins, Elizabeth Winnings, Arlanta Robins, son Littleton Robins, and grandchildren John Purnall Robins and Arlanta Purnell Robins.

Aralanta Purnell and Thomas Robins(Cpt.) had the following children:

child + 179 i. Mary5 Robins was born 1743.

child + 180 ii. Elizabeth Robins was born about 1745.

child + 181 iii. John Purnell Robins was born 1748.

child 182 iv. Littleton Robins was born in Worcester Co., MD about 1749. Littleton died June 16, 1816 in Worcester Co., MD. (Matthew Wise, The Littleton Heritage, p. 216)

He made a will in Worcester Co., MD, November 13, 1815. (Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Co. MD Wills MH, p.16)

Littleton's will was probated in Worcester Co., MD, June 25, 1816.

child + 183 v. Andasia Robins was born about 1751.

child 184 vi. Bowden or Bowdoin Robins was born about 1755. Bowden died before February 3, 1786 in Worcester Co., MD. He made a will in Worcester Co., MD, July 7, 1778. Bowden's will was probated in Worcester Co., MD, February 3, 1786. Bowden names his sisters Andrea Spence and Elizabeth Winants and his mother, Arlanta.

child + 185 vii. Esther Robins was born about 1760.

child + 186 viii. Aralanta Robins was born about 1763.

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