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John Bent

Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: Wayhill, Penton Grafton, Hampshire, England
Death: September 15, 1717 (82)
Framingham, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of John Bent; John Bent; Martha Bent and Martha Bent
Husband of Hannah Bent and Martha Bent
Father of Hannah Adams; John Bent, III and David Bent
Brother of Robert Bent; William Bent; Peter Bent; Agnes Rice (Bent); Joseph Bent and 1 other

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About John Bent

From "The New England Historic & Genealogical Register", 1894

John Bent bought in 1662 land on the west side of the old Connecticut Path, in what is now the town of Framingham (MA). The 1st petition for the incorporation of this township was headed by Corporal John Bent, who was chosen one of the tythingmen at the 2nd town meeting in 1701, and in Framingham he died in Sept. 1717, aged about 82.

He was twice married, first 7/1/1658 to Hannah, daughter of John Stone of Cambridge, and 2nd to Martha, daughter of Matthew Rice. The 3 children are by the 1st wife:

Hannah, born 5/6/1661; married 2/26/1681, John, son of John Adams of Cambridge.

John, born 11/29/1689

David, born about 1691

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John Bent's Timeline

January 24, 1635
Wayhill, Penton Grafton, Hampshire, England
January 24, 1636
Age 1
Penton Grafton,Hampshire,England
May 6, 1661
Age 26
Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
November 29, 1689
Age 54
Age 55
Framingham, Middlesex, MA, United States
September 15, 1717
Age 82
Framingham, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts
March 28, 1888
Age 82
May 24, 1930
Age 82
September 22, 1932
Age 82