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Ens. Elisha Kent

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  • Name Elisha Kent 
    Prefix Ens. 
    Born 22 July 1712  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Mariner and yeoman 
    Notes 
    • “From Elisha are descended all the Kents now [1901] living in Marshfield. ... He purchased a frm of Thomas Tracy in 1743. This place has been occupied until recently by his descendants. He was a leader in public affairs during the Revolution, having been appointed on the Committee of Correspondence in 1776. He was a Selectman of the town in 1776-77-80-81.” [1]
    Person ID I15969  Schirado
    Last Modified 1 March 2014 

    Father John Kent,   b. about 1668, Dedham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah Smith,   b. about 1668, Charlestown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 December 1692  Charlestown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F15083  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Lusanna Ford,   b. 1 October 1723, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 11 June 1741  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Peleg Kent,   b. 4 October 1748, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F11597  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Lysander Salmon Richards, (Memorial Press, Plymouth, 1901).

    2. [S5] (NEHGS, Boston, 1909).

    3. [S729] L. Vernon Briggs, (Rockwell & Churchill Press, 1898).


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