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John L. Kent

Male about 1835 - before 1867  (~ 31 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name John L. Kent  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Born about 1835  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Occupation Farmer  [1
    Residence(s) 1829-1845: Palmyra, Wayne Co., NY
    1845-60: Alaiedon, Ingham Co., MI  [1
    Died before 1867 
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    Person ID I9130  Angus Saline's Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 August 2011 

    Father Lewis Kent,   b. 10 November 1792, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 April 1865, Ingham, Ingham Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Rhoda Hopkins,   b. about 1796, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 January 1892, Okemos, Ingham Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 96 years) 
    Family ID F6361  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Charity Ann Phelps,   b. 4 October 1839, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 March 1906, Weidman, Nottawa twp., Isabella Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 20 March 1856  Ingham Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elmira Estelle Kent,   b. 29 March 1857, Okemos, Ingham Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 April 1906, Clinton Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     2. William Delos Kent,   b. about 1860, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Marinda,   b. about 1862, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Grace Kent,   b. 1867, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F6322  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John L. Kent was drafted for the Civil war in June, 1863 at the age of 30. He was a farmer and was married.

      An Isreal Chapman married Martha Kent around 1845 in Ingham Co. Isreal was the brother in law of Garrett Dubois.

      Elias and Jeremiah Kent settled in Wheatfield twp., Ingham Co on Section 20 about 1840. Simeon, Seth and Duane Kent lived in the Westgate district of Wheatfield twp. Jerry Kent was the father of Simeon, Seth and Duane Kent. He was an old timer, a great hunter and rail splitter. He killed a mother bear and two cubs with a knot maul and an ironwood handspike. Jeremiah and his wife remained in Wheatfield twp. until their deaths, but Elias sold and removed to Williamstown. [5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2306] .

    2. [S2308] .

    3. [S2306] ca 1835.

    4. [S2463] 1833.

    5. [S2512] U.S., Civil War Draft Registration Records, 1863-1865, Michigan, 3rd, Vol 1 of 3, Class 1, A-K, p. 336.


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