Josiah Kent

Male 1705 - Bef 1748


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  • Name  Josiah Kent 
    Born  09 Sep 1705  Swansea, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Probate  17 May 1737 
    • Josiah Kent of Barrington, yeoman, was appointed adm. of the est. of his father Samuel Kent of Barrington. The widow refused to be administratrix. The inventory was dated 21 May 1737
    Census  1747  Warren, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Josiah Kent is listed in Warren in the 1747 Colonial Census Index (on page 047).
    Will  09 May 1748  Warren, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Kent, Josiah, of Warren, mulyter (occupation?). Mentions: My aged Mother; wife Alatheah Kent; sons Samuel under 21 and 2 other unnamed sons both under 21. 5 unnamed daughters all under 18. Witn: Edward Luther, David Turner, Prisiller West.
    Died  Bef 01 Aug 1748  Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Will proved.
    Person ID  I44209  Bryant
    Last Modified  16 Dec 2005 

    Father  Samuel Kent,   b. Abt 1667, New Shoreham, Block Island, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1737, Barrington, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Desire Cushman,   b. 09 Feb 1672/73, Plymouth, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Feb 1762, Barrington, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1699  Swansea, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • He was the son of Joseph Kent, who was ensign in Swansea Militia, 1697, and was a deputy from Swansea to the general court of Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1697.
    Family ID  F2977  Group Sheet

    Family  Althea Bullock,   b. 14 Apr 1712, Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  04 Sep 1730  Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Josiah Kent of Barrington and Alethea Bullock of Rehoboth, married by Rev. David Turner Sept.. 4, 1730. Int. July 25, 1730.
    Children 
     1. Susanna Kent,   b. 04 May 1732, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1825
     2. Samuel Kent,   b. 19 Jan 1733/34, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Hannah Kent,   b. 13 May 1737, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Oct 1799
     4. Alathea Kent,   b. 1739, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1802, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Josiah Kent,   b. 08 Apr 1741, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Anies Kent,   b. 26 Jun 1743, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Anna(r) Kent,   b. 17 Apr 1745, Barrington, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1840
    Family ID  F2967  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 09 Sep 1705 - Swansea, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 04 Sep 1730 - Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1747 - Warren, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 09 May 1748 - Warren, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef 01 Aug 1748 - Bristol Co, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S356] Descendants of Robert Cushman, Cushman, Henry Wyles, (Little, Brown & Co, Boston, 1855).

    2. [S362] Rhode Island Genealogical Register, Editor: Beaman, Nellie M. C., (Rhode Island Families Association, Princeton, Massachusetts, 1993), Oct 1980; p. 142.

    3. [S11] New England Families, Cutter, William Richard, (Clearfield Company, Baltimore, MD, 1913), Vol 3: 1915.

    4. [S60] MASS, Vital Rec., Rehoboth 2:151.


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