'Kent1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Kent of Fornham St. Genevieve, Kent of Southwark
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Griffith Kent of Southwark (b in Sunning, Berkshire)
m. ?? (granddau of Lord Forbes of Scotland, widow of John Shorter of Staines) ## see here ##
The above link goes to the Shorter page where the wife of John Shorter of Staines is identified as Susan, dau of 'Richard Forbis alias Forbanch of Send'. If Griffith's wife was indeed that Susan then that would indicate that Richard was either a son or a son-in-law of a Lord Forbes. Noting that Susan had a son (by John Shorter) born c1606, Susan was probably born in the 1580s which suggests that, if this (possibly illegitimate) connection to the noble Forbes family is true, then her grandfather was probably either the 7th or the 8th Lord.
1. Praise Kent of Southwark (d young, haberdasher)
2. Thomas Kent
  m. Sarah Wright (dau of Daniel Wright of Southwark)
  A. Griffith Kent (3rd son)
  m. Susannah Stoughton (dau of Richard Stoughton)
  i. son (d young)
  B. John Kent of London
  m. (1709) Mary Collman (b 1690, d 30.03.1775, dau of Robert Collman of London)
  i. Susannah Kent (b 09.12.1717, d 12.06.1797)
  m. William Steers (d 01.02.1777, MD)
  a. Elizabeth Steers (b c1766, d 1771)
  m. Peter Warren of London
  (1) James Warren (youngest son)
  (m. (04.08.1798) _ St. Barbe (dau of Captain St. Barbe)
  (2)+ other issue - John William, Charles, William (d unm 01.01.1793), Edward, Sophia, Anna Maria, Martha
  b.+ other issue - William (d young), Henry, John William, Susanna
  ii. Anna Kent (b c1720, d 11.10.1776)
  m. Edmund Chauntrell of London (d 10.1763, grocer)
  a. Mary Chauntrell
  m. John Stokes of London
  (1)+ 5 sons + 1 daughter
  b.+ other issue - Thomas (dsp 04.10.1797), Anna (d unm), Charlotte (d unm)
  iii. Charlotte Kent (b 23.04.1723, d 03.12.1791)
  m. (30.04.1742) Edward Lambert of London & Hoxton, Middlesex (b 16.01.1711-2, d 05.02.1787, son of John & Anne, fishmonger)
  a. Edward Lambert of London
  m. (14.11.1786) Frances Smyth (dau of Rev. _ Smyth of Great Lindford)
  b. Charlotte Lambert
  m1. (06.03.1766) Edward Cotton of London (b c1744, d 19.10.1779, fishmonger)
  (1) Thomas Cotton of London (fishmonge, 2nd son)
  m. (25.07.1795) Sarah Rigby (dau/heir of George Rigby of Stoke Newington by Sarah Anne, dau of Cluer Dicy)
  (A)+ issue - Thomas Dicey, Charlotte, Caroline (b 1798)
  (2)+ other issue - Edward (d 1798), William, Charles, Sarah, 5 others (d young)
  m2. (1789) James Brown of Stoke Newington (d c1799)
  c. Sarah Lambert
  m. (10.1771) Thomas Lewis of London (a 1791, director of the Bank")
  (1) Sarah Lewis
  m. (25.04.1795) John Gray of London
  (A)+ issue - Sarah Maria, Rebecca
  (2) Rebecca Lewis
  m. (13.01.1798) Thomas Seward Beachcroft of London (wholesale grocer)
  (3)+ other issue - William of London, Charles, Thomas Winchester, George, Roger Lambert, Henry, John Walter, Susanna, Harriet
  d.+ other issue - John of London (fishmonger), William (b 1751-2, d 06.1770), Nathaniel (d 14.01.1758), Charles (of the Inner Temple)
  iv. Sarah Kent (b c1726, d 17.02.1791)
  m. Michael Marlow (b 28.01.1710-1, d 30.01.1795, rector of Lackford & Freston)
  a. Michael Marlow (vicar in Oxford then rector of Hanboroiugh)
  m. (13.12.1796) Jane Clare (dau of Rev. Thomas Clare of Rugby)
  a. Elizabeth Marlow
  m. Watts Wilkinson (chaplain)
  (1)+ 8 children
b.+ other issue - Sarah, Mary Anne (d unm), Charlotte
  v.+ other issue - John (d young), Mary (d unm), Martha (d unm), Elizabeth (d young)
  C. Samuel Kent of Fornham St. Genevieve (Suffolk), Sheriff of Surrey (b c1683, d 08.10.1759, MP)
  m. Sarah Dean (dau of Richard Dean of London)
  i. Samuel Kent (b c1706, dsp 10/11.02.1762)
  m. Sarah Tinewell (b 1707-8, d 09.4.1757, widow of John Perkins of Camberwell (and/or _ Blake?))
  ii. Thomas Kent of Camberwell, Surrey (b 1708-9, d unm 15.05.1766)
  iii. Sarah Kent (b c1706, d 04.12.1790)
  m. (29.01.1742/3) Sir Charles Egleton, Sheriff of London (b 1799-1800, d 25.04.1769)
  Their son Charles, who was later created a baronet, inherited Fornham St. Genevieve and assumed the name Kent.
  D. Elizabeth Kent (d 09.1764)
  m. Dabe Wells of London (leatherseller)
  i.+ 10 children
  E.+ other issue - Daniel (dsp), Thomas of Greenwich (b c1677, dsp 12.09.1742), James (d young), Charles (d young), Charles (d young), Sarah (d unm 03.1763)
3. Elizabeth Kent
  m. Joseph Hall or Balls of Southwark (Captain)
  A.+ 4 sons + 3 daughters

Main source(s): 'The Genealogist' (vol 2, George Marshall (1878), 'A Pedigree of the Family of Kent and their Descendants', p185+), Betham's Baronetage (vol 4, '354. Kent of Fornham St. Genevieve, Suffolk', p120+)
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