William Bent was the son of John Bent and Martha Blanchard. He was born about October 1626 in Weyhill, Hampshire, England and baptized in Weyhill on 24 October 1626. William did arrive with his parents from England to New England on the ship CONFIDENCE in 1638.
It is surmised after 1638 William died young in Massachusetts, probably in Sudbury.
↑ E. C. Felton, “The English Ancestors of John Bent, of Sudbury,” New Eng. Hist. Gen. Reg., 49 (1895): 65-68.