John Bent

Male 1596 - 1672  (~ 75 years)


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  • Christened 20 Nov 1596  Penton Grafton, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Passenger List 24 Apr 1638  Southampton, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    John and Martha sailed with their children, Robert, William, Peter, Agnes, and John, from Southampton, England on Confidence of London, 200 tones, John Jabson Master.  
    Land 1639  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He received more land in the second division of 1640. 
    Military Oct 1654  [1
    He may have been one of the soldiers in the expedition against the Ninigret under Major Simon Willard in October 1654. 
    History 1656  [1
    In 1656, he was one of the signers of a petition to the Massachusetts General Court to form the Town of Marlborough. 
    Died 27 Sep 1672  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I66  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father Robert Bent,   c. 29 Sep 1566, Wayhill, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 29 Jul 1631, Wayhill, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Agnes Gosling,   d. at sea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 13 Oct 1589  Wayhill, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F87  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha,   d. 15 May 1679, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married say 1623 
    Children 
     1. Robert Bent,   c. 10 Jun 1624, Wayhill, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1648, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
     2. William Bent,   c. 24 Oct 1626, Wayhill, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Peter Bent,   c. 14 Apr 1629, Wayhill, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1678  (Age ~ 48 years)
     4. Agnes Bent,   b. Abt 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1713, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
    +5. John Bent,   c. 24 Jan 1635, Penton Grafton, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1717, Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
     6. Joseph Bent,   b. 16 May 1641, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1675, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     7. Martha Bent,   b. Abt 1673,   d. 29 Aug 1680, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 7 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F88  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 20 Nov 1596 - Penton Grafton, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPassenger List - John and Martha sailed with their children, Robert, William, Peter, Agnes, and John, from Southampton, England on Confidence of London, 200 tones, John Jabson Master. - 24 Apr 1638 - Southampton, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - He received more land in the second division of 1640. - 1639 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Sep 1672 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S1212] Felton, E. C. "The English Ancestors of John Bent, of Sudbury", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XLIX, January 1895).

    2. [S1213] Stevens, Henry. "Passengers for New England, 1638" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume II, 1848).

    3. [S981] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. "Sudbury Records", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XVII, 1863).



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