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Martha Bent (Blanchard)

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Penton Grafton, Weyhill, Hampshire, England
Death: May 15, 1679 (80)
Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Pierre Jean Blanchard and Martha Blanchard
Wife of John Bent
Mother of Robert Bent; William Bent; Peter Bent; Agnes Rice (Bent); John Bent and 4 others
Sister of John Blanchard; Thomas Blanchard, Sr.; Pierre (Peter) Blanchard; Joseph Blanchard and Nathaniel Blanchard

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About Martha Bent


"John Bent of Penton, Hants, England, sailed on the ship Confidence from Southampton in April, 1638, and settled in Sudbury. With him he brought Mrs. Martha Bent, Robert 10, Agnes 8, William 6, Peter 5, and John Bent, 2."

Her brother: THOMAS, Braintree 1646, soon after rem. to Charlestown, came in the Jonathan from London in 1639, with sev. ch. of wh. Thomas was one, all prob. by a first w. His sec. w. wh. had been wid. Agnes Barnes, a sis. of John Bent, d. with her inf. also, on the voyage, and he d. 21 May 1654. In his will, of five days earlier, he ment. w. Mary, ch. Nathaniel, Samuel, and George, and George's s. Joseph. His wid. stood up for the orthodoxy of Marmaduke Matthews at Malden, to wh. town Thomas had rem.


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Martha Bent's Timeline

September 24, 1598
Penton Grafton, Weyhill, Hampshire, England
September 24, 1598
Wayhill, Penton Grafton, Southampshire, England
January 10, 1625
Age 26
Wayhill,Penton Grafton,Southampshire,England
October 24, 1626
Age 28
Wayhill, Penton Grafton, Hampshire, England
October 1626
Age 28
April 14, 1629
Age 30
Wayhill,Penton Grafton,Southampshire,England
April 1629
Age 30
December 12, 1631
Age 33
Wayhill, Penton Grafton, Hampshire, England, (Present UK)
January 24, 1635
Age 36
Wayhill, Penton Grafton, Hampshire, England
May 16, 1641
Age 42
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States