Sarah Elizabeth Kent

11 May 1860–1926 (Age 65)
Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Kent was born on 11 May 1860, in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Elisha Warren Kent, was 38 and her mother, Ann Williamson, was 33. She married Roscoe Ezra Ford on 13 December 1882, in Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States for about 15 years. She died in 1926, at the age of 66.

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Roscoe Ezra Ford
Sarah Elizabeth Kent
Marriage: 13 December 1882
Helen Winslow Ford

Spouse and Children

13 December 1882
Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Kent, an ancient Celtic name. The surname is also frequent in Scotland and Ireland. In Irrerwick in East Lothian, English vassals were settled in the middle of the 12th century and in Meath in Ireland in the 13th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah E Kent in household of Elisha W Kent, "Massachusetts, State Census, 1865"
  • Sadie E Kent in household of Elisha W Kent, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah E. Kent, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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