82. George5 Dent (Col.) (Elizabeth4 Fowke, Ann3 Thorowgood, Adam2, William1) was born in Nanjemoy, Charles Co., MD September 27, 1690. George died May 12, 1754 in Charles Co., MD, at 63 years of age.

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:

child 188 i. George6 Dent (Jr.). George died 1785. He married Eleanor Hawkins.

child 189 ii. Elizabeth Dent. She married twice. She married William Penn. William died 1753. She married Richard Harrison.

child + 190 iii. Rebecca Dent.

child 191 iv. Margaret Dent. She married Kenelm Truman Greenfield.

child 192 v. Ann Dent. She married twice. She married Gilbert Ireland. She married Major Sweeney.

child 193 vi. Letitia Dent. She married twice. She married Benjamin Stoddert. She married Peter DeJean.

child + 194 vii. Mary Dent.

child 195 viii. Eleanor Dent. She married John Blackstone. She married 2nd Alexander McParling and 3rd James Bayard.

child 196 ix. Sarah Dent.

child + 197 x. John Dent(Gen.) was born 1732.

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