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Ens Hopestill Bent
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1672
Marlborough
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1725

Malborough births: BENT, Hopstill, s. Petter and Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1672.

Sudbury marriages: BENT, Hopstill and Elizabeth Brown, Nov. 27, 170[torn].

Wayland deaths: BENT, Hopestill, Ens., Aug. 18, 1725, in 55th y. GR1
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Hopestill BENT (Peter2, John1), of Sudbury, married Nov. 27, 1701, Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Brown of Sudbury, and died Aug, 18, 1725, aged 53. He saw service in the disastrous Canadian Campaign of 1690, in the first of the French and Indian wars, and on his tombstone in the old burial ground in what is now the town of Wayland is called an ensign.

Children of Hopestill and Elizabeth:
MARTHA, b. Sept. 15, 1701; d. Dec. 22, 1722.
PETER, b. May 17, 1703.
THOMAS, b. July 29, 1706.
HOPESTILL, b. Nov. 4, 1708.
SARAH, b. April 22, 1711; m. July 10, 1729, Jeremiah Wesson of Sudbury.
ELIJAH, b. Aug. 15, 1713.
MICAH, b. April 39, 1716.
ELIZABETH, b. June 14, 1720.
(NEHGR, July, 1894)
 
 
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 Children:
  Elijah Bent (1713 - 1797)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
HERE LIES BURIED
ye BODY OF ENSIGN
HOPESTILL BENT
WHO DIED AUGU.
18 1725
IN ye 55 YEAR
[OF HIS AGE]
 
Burial:
North Cemetery
Wayland
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Bill Boyington
Record added: May 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52117553
Ens Hopestill Bent
Added by: Bill Boyington
 
Ens Hopestill Bent
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Rest inpeace, 6th great-grandfather
- Linda Tuttle Lantz
 Added: Apr. 19, 2012

- Mad
 Added: Dec. 3, 2011

- G. Mantor-Jordan
 Added: May. 23, 2011
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