Charles Bent

  • Birth

    Charles Bent was born in Charleston, West Virginia.
  • Early Life

    At the age of 23 Charles Bent became a trader for the Missouri Fur Company.
  • Family

    With his little brother William Bent, Charles Bent led a profitable trading expedition over the Sante Fe Trail.
  • Bent's Fort

    Bent's Fort
    Bent's Fort was finaly completed.
  • Marrige

    Charles Married Maria Igancia Jaramillo
  • Mid Years of Life

    Charles Bent was appointed the first civilain Governer of the newly acquired New Mexico Territory.
  • Death

    Charles Bent was scalped and assassinted by Pueblo attackers