Louis Addison Dent

Brief Life History of Louis Addison

When Louis Addison Dent was born on 6 October 1863, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Addison Isaac Dent, was 38 and his mother, Mary J. Suman, was 34. He married Catherine Estelle "Kate" Yost on 3 June 1884, in District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in District of Columbia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1887. He died on 11 March 1947, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

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Louis Addison Dent
Catherine Estelle "Kate" Yost
Marriage: 3 June 1884
Roy Albert Dent
Edna Eugenie Dent
Edward Addison Dent
Katharine Estelle Dent
Louis Addison Dent Jr.

Sources (17)

  • Louis A Dent, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Louis Addision Dent - birth-name: Louis Addision Dent
  • Louis A Dent, "District of Columbia Marriages, 1811-1950"

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Name Meaning

habitational name from Dent in Yorkshire, possibly from a British hill name cognate with Old Irish dinn, dind ‘hill’.

variant of Dunt, from Middle English dunt, dent ‘blow (of a weapon or implement); combat’ (Old English dynt).


Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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