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Ens Hopestill Bent

Ens Hopestill Bent

Birth
Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 18 Aug 1725 (aged 53)
Burial Wayland, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 52117553 · View Source
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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

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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Inscription

HERE LIES BURIED
ye BODY OF ENSIGN
HOPESTILL BENT
WHO DIED AUGU.
18 1725
IN ye 55 YEAR
[OF HIS AGE]


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  • Created by: Bill Boyington
  • Added: 8 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52117553
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ens Hopestill Bent (17 Jan 1672–18 Aug 1725), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52117553, citing North Cemetery, Wayland, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Bill Boyington (contributor 46800933) .