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Joseph Kent

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: July 18, 1802 (61)
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Richard Kent and Anna Hale
Husband of Jane Moody and Jane Dole Kent
Father of Joseph Kent; Paul Kent; Amos Kent, Jr.; Nancy Kent; Moody Kent and 6 others
Brother of Stephen Kent; Moses Kent; Richard Kent; John Kent; Daniel Kent and 2 others

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Immediate Family

About Joseph Kent

For several years Joseph and his twin brother, Stephen engaged in a lawsuit as to ownership of Kent Island. Stephen advised by his father-in-law commenced an action and endeavored to prove himself the older, but he failed. The General Court annulled the proceedings, and the property was divided. Out of this suit and other differences there grew an alienation and the brothers were never reconciled.

In 1799 Joseph and his family left the Island and moved into the town of Newburyport.

Birthdate is from Mass. Vital Records -

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Joseph Kent's Timeline

May 9, 1741
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
June 22, 1769
Age 28
December 6, 1772
Age 31
Age 31
October 16, 1774
Age 33
Queen Anne's County, Maryland, United States
January 21, 1777
Age 35
April 22, 1777
Age 35
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Age 39
Age 41