Josiah Dent

1817–28 October 1899 (Age 82)
Charles, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Josiah

When Josiah Dent was born in 1817, in Charles, Maryland, United States, his father, Dr William Hatch Dent, was 30 and his mother, Katherine Brawner, was 28. He married Mary Kate Linthicum on 16 October 1860, in Washington D.C., United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Georgetown, Washington D.C., United States in 1868 and Washington, United States in 1880. He died on 28 October 1899, in Washington D.C., United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Washington D.C., United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Dent
Mary Kate Linthicum
Marriage: 16 October 1860
Edward Linthicum Dent

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1860Washington D.C., United States
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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 4
    Missouri is the 24th state
    Age 29
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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 (13)

    • Josiah Dent in household of Mary Linthiarm, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Josiah Dent, "District of Columbia Marriages, 1811-1950"
    • Unknown in entry for Edward L. Dent, "District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1961"

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