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Richard Kent

Male Bef 1597 - 1654  (> 57 years)


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  • Name Richard Kent 
    Born Bef 1597  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jun 1654  [1
    Alternate death 15 Jun 1654  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I20377  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2017 

    Children 
    +1. Rebecca Kent,   b. Abt 1622,   d. Bef 19 Sep 1684, Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F12601  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a maltster. His origins are unproved, but circumstantial evidence suggests that he and his brother Stephen Kent both came from the entertainingly-named parishes of Nether Wallop and Over Wallop in Hampshire.

      What is known of his wife with certainty is that the first two letters of her name were "Em." It is not known if she was the mother of all his children. An "Emma Kent widow" died at Newbury on 10 Jan 1677.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1806] Paul C. Reed, "The English Origin of Samuel Scullard of Newbury, Massachusetts." The American Genealogist 75:181, 2000.

    2. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.