Peter Dent1664 - Bef 1710 (< 46 years)
Name Peter Dent Born 1664 Westbury Manor, Hull's Neck, St.Mary's, Maryland Gender Male Died Bef 7 Mar 1710 Notes
1692, Assistant clerk: Lower House of Assembly
1695, Settled: Somerset Co., MD
1702, Delegate for Lower House of Assembly
When John Coode seized the government of the province in 1689 and endeavored to disarm the people, the Protestants united in an association fearing the ascendency of the papists, and presented addresses on the subject to the crown. Among the sners of these address we find the name of Peter Dent [third son of Co l. Thomas Dent], Deputy Collector of His Majesty's Customs in Somerset County, and Capt. John Dent of Cool Springs in Charles County.
This Peter Dent who had removed to Somerset County on the eastern shore was also a signer of the petition against the removal of the seat of government from St. Mary's County in 1694.
He was married to Jane Pittman Gray and Elizabeth Ballard.
Mar. 1697 Edmund HOWARD sold to Peter DENT 93 acres 1710-11 Peter DENT willed the land except 93 acres to his daughter Rebecca DENT who married first David BROWN & James ANDERSON son of James & Rebecca ANDERSON, she removed to Chester Co., PA & in 1752 willed James ANDERSON, son of James and Rebecca ANDERSON to wife Rachel sons James and John.
1710-11 Peter DENT willed the land except 93 acres to his daughter Rebecca DENT who married first David BROWN and James ANDERSON, son of James and Rebecca ANDERSON. She removed to Chester Co, PA in 1752..
Person ID I15212 Lythgoe-Donaldson Last Modified 15 Jul 2010
Father Thomas Dent, Esq., b. 1630, Guisborough, E Riding, Yorkshire, England , d. Bef 21 Apr 1676, Hull's Neck, St.Mary's, Maryland (Age < 46 years) Mother Rebecca Wilkinson, b. 1633, Yorkshire, England , d. Aug 1726, Prince George's, Maryland (Age 93 years) Married 1651 Saint Mary, Maryland Family ID F7009 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family 1 Jane Pittman Gray, b. Abt 1664, d. Aft 1685 (Age ~ 22 years) Married Abt 1684 Family ID F7019 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family 2 Elizabeth Ballard, b. Abt 1664, d. Aft 1687 (Age ~ 24 years) Married Aft 1686 Family ID F7020 Group Sheet | Family Chart
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