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Josephus S. KENT[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12]

Male 1835 - 1903  (68 years)    Has 31 ancestors and 207 descendants in this family tree.
Farmer

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  • Name Josephus S. KENT 
    Born 31 Jan 1835  Center Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 11
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Franklin Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1860  Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Census 1870  Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 1880  Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation Farmer  [9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
    Residence 1888  Dent (now Brave), Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Find A Grave Number 66781008 
    Died 1 Jul 1903  Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 8, 16
    Age 68 years 
    Buried Lantz Cemetery, Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 16
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    Siblings 10 Siblings 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Thomas CANTE
              b. 1716, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1786, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  (2 x Great Grandfather) 
    Maria Barbara WEBER
              d. UNKNOWN  (2 x Great Grandmother) 
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    Person ID P21  Cole/Tanner Families | Ancestors of D.L. Cole, Ancestors of R.E. Cole, Complete Family of R.E. Cole, Complete Family of E.J. Eddy
    Last Modified 4 May 2021 

    Father Ancestors William KENT Married: 2x2x 
              b. 19 Sep 1806, Waynesburg, Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 2 Oct 1888, Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Other Partners: Jane SHARPNACK  m. From 1868 to 1870  
    Mother Ancestors Elizabeth ODENBAUGH
              b. 8 Jan 1810, Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 May 1868, Brave, Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1829  Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
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    Wife 1 Ancestors Rebecca Ellen MORRIS
              b. 27 Jun 1836, Virginia (now West Virginia), USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 25 Sep 1860, Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Married 1858  [11
    Age at Marriage He was 22 years and 11 months old - She was 21 years and 6 months old 
    Children
    Married: 1x  1. Male William James "Black Billy" KENT
              b. 7 Nov 1859, Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1 Jun 1926, Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Mary Olive BLACK  m. 8 Jan 1881
     
    Family ID F145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife 2 Ancestors Catherine EDDY Married: 2x2x 
              b. 5 Jan 1830, Brave, Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 2 Apr 1912, Brave, Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Other Partners: Leland KUGHN 
    Married 20 Aug 1861  Brave, Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 11
    Age at Marriage He was 26 years and 7 months old - She was 31 years and 7 months old 
    Children 6 children 
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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jan 1835 - Center Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Franklin Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - William James "Black Billy" KENT - 7 Nov 1859 - Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Aug 1861 - Brave, Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Elizabeth Sarah KENT - 23 Aug 1862 - Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Minerva Rachel KENT - 14 Nov 1863 - Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - John R. KENT - 25 Feb 1866 - Brave, Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Hiram Wesley KENT - 4 Jan 1868 - Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Michael Ingraham KENT - 9 Sep 1869 - Brave, Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Nancy Jane KENT - Cal 23-JAN-1871 - Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1888 - Dent (now Brave), Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jul 1903 - Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lantz Cemetery, Wayne Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • J. S. KENT, farmer, Dent, Penn., was born in Centre Township, Greene County, January 31, 1835. His parents, William and Elizabeth (Odenbaugh) Kent, were natives of this county and residents therein until Mrs., Kent's death, May 4, 1868. Her husband afterwards married Jane White, widow of Rev. Michael White, of West Virginia; they live in Wayne Township. William Kent is the father of eleven children, seven boys and four girls, of whom nine are living. In 1858 J. S. Kent was united in marriage with Rebecca Morris, born in West Virginia in 1837, a daughter of James and Sarah Morris, the former deceased. By this marriage Mr. Kent is the father of one child--William J. Mrs. Kent departed this life September 25, 1860. Mr. Kent was a second time united in marriage, August 20, 1861, with Catharine Eddy, born in Wayne Township, January 5, 1830, a daughter of John and Sophia Eddy (nee Steel). Mr. and Mrs. Kent have a family of three boys and three girls, five living--Elizabeth, wife of Jesse Coen; Minerva, wife of Thomas Hoy; John R., Hiram W. and Michael I.; and Nancy J. (deceased). Mr. Kent is one of the most enterprising citizens of Wayne Township, and owns 237 acres of land where he now lives with his family. His wife is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

      From "History of Greene County, Pennsylvania"
      Nelson, Rishforth, & Co.; Chicago, IL (1888) [1993]
      by Samuel P. Bates (Samuel Pennimann) Page 879-80

  • Reference  David L. Cole. "Josephus S. KENT". The Cole/Tanner Family Tree. http://colegenealogy.net/getperson.php?personID=P21&tree=tree1 (accessed October 16, 2021).

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