Edward Linthicum Dent

5 July 1861–1899 (Age 37)
Georgetown, Washington D.C., United States

The Life Summary of Edward Linthicum

When Edward Linthicum Dent was born on 5 July 1861, in Georgetown, Washington D.C., United States, his father, Josiah Dent, was 44 and his mother, Mary Kate Linthicum, was 28. He married Mary Gantt Taylor on 22 April 1889, in Washington D.C., United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Washington D.C., United States in 1870 and Washington, United States in 1880. He died in 1899, in Maryland, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Edward Linthicum Dent
Mary Gantt Taylor
Marriage: 22 April 1889
Edward Linthicum Dent
Mary Catherine Dent
James Armistead Dent

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 April 1889Washington D.C., United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 2
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 11
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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).English:

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Edward L. Dent in household of Mary Linthiarm, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Edward in entry for James Amistead Dent, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
    • Edward Dent in entry for Edward L Dent, "District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1961"

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