George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 31 January 1775]

31. At home all day. Miss Dent & a daughter of Captn. Marshalls dind here.

The daughter of Capt. Thomas Hanson Marshall of Marshall Hall was Mary Marshall (1767–1789). Miss Dent is probably Mary’s aunt, Sarah Dent, a sister of Mary’s mother, Rebecca Dent Marshall, who died in 1770 (NEWMAN description begins Harry Wright Newman. The Maryland Dents: A Genealogical History of the Descendants of Judge Thomas Dent and Captain John Dent Who Settled Early in the Province of Maryland. Richmond, Va., 1963. description ends , 35).

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