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Joseph Bent

Male 1641 - about 1675  (33 years)


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  • Name Joseph Bent 
    Born 16 May 1641  Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died about 1675  Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From Allen H. Bent’s article “The Bent Family”:
      “Joseph Bent was married Jun 30, 1666, to Elizabeth, daughter of John bourne of Marshfield, and moved thither. He was constable in 1669. he moved back to Sudbury before 1661, however, and was killed accidentally in the summer of 1675 (aged 23) by a pistol shot from his brother Peter. Joseph was the father of six children, five of whom were living in 1686, at the settlement of the estate of John Bourne, their grandfather, though the names of two daughters are not known.” [2]
    Person ID I13802  Schirado
    Last Modified 12 January 2003 

    Father John Bent,   b. about November 1596, Weyhill, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 September 1672, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Martha Blanchard,   b. about 1598, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1679, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married about 1624  Weyhill, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18459  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Elizabeth Bourne,   b. 31 May 1646, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. between 1675 and 1685  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 30 June 1666  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • “Josiah Bent and Elizabeth Bourne waas maried the last of June: 1666”
    Children 
     1. Joseph Bent,   b. 11 October 1667, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1686  (Age < 18 years)
    +2. Experience Bent,   b. about 1669, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1754, Middleborough, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
    +3. Elizabeth Bent,   b. 1673, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1719  (Age < 45 years)
    +4. Joseph Bent,   b. 5 March 1674/5, Sudbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 March 1728, Milton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Family ID F9739  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S107] (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903).

    2. [S326] The Bent Family, Allen H. Bent.

    3. [S46] The Vital Records of Marshfield, Mass.


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