Richard Kent

about 1620–25 November 1689 (Age 69)
Romsey, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard

Richard Kent was born about 1620, in Romsey, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Dorothy Miles on 10 June 1641, in Romsey, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 25 November 1689, in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Richard Kent
1620–1689
Dorothy Miles
1620–1663
Marriage: 10 June 1641
Mary Kent
1642–
Anne Kent
1655–
Mary Kent
1658–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 June 1641
Romsey, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    Mary Kent

    Female1642–Female

    Anne Kent

    Female1655–Female

    Mary Kent

    Female1658–Female

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Kent, an ancient Celtic name. The surname is also frequent in Scotland and Ireland. In Irrerwick in East Lothian, English vassals were settled in the middle of the 12th century and in Meath in Ireland in the 13th century.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Riched Kent in entry for Jane Kentt, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Richrd Kent in entry for Jane Kent, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Richard Kent in entry for Jane Kent, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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