He married Anne Harbert in Charles Co., MD, about 1715. Anne died 1764 in Charles Co.,
MD. He was a planater of Charles County, Justice in 1715, Sheriff 1735-1738, member of the Lower House of the Maryland Assembly
1719-1727, Justice of Provincial Court, 1728-1735, 1738-1754, Chief Justice in 1754, Judge of the Assize Court of the Western Shore 1733 to
1749 and Colonel of the Militia. (Purse & Person, p. 616; children-Bill Wilkins)
George Dent(Col.) and Anne Harbert had the following children:
George6 Dent (Jr.). George died 1785. He
married Eleanor Hawkins.
Elizabeth Dent. She married twice. She married William Penn. William died
1753. She married Richard Harrison.