Silas Edward Bent I

1828–
Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of Silas Edward

When Silas Edward Bent I was born in 1828, in Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Martin Bent Jr, was 35 and his mother, Amelia Chapman, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Martin Bent Jr
1793–1875
Amelia Chapman
1807–1874
James Robert Bent
1820–
Sarah Ann Bent
1826–
Cynthia Matilda Bent
1822–1890
Joseph Benson Bent
1825–
Sarah A Bent
1828–1905
Silas Edward Bent I
1828–
Silas Edward Bent II
1831–1838
Jonas Cutler Bent
1834–1838
Victoria Amelia Bent
1837–1928
Charles Martin Bent
1839–1914

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World Events (3)

1869
Age 41
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1871
Age 43
British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight
Age 81
The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous farms and other minor places called with Middle English bent ‘coarse grass’ (Old English beonet ‘bent grass, coarse grass’), with reference to a tract of land growing with it.English: nickname from Middle English bent ‘bent, curved’ (of the back or legs) or ‘striped, ribboned’ (of clothing).East Frisian and North German: from a Frisian-Low German short form of the personal name Bernhart (see Bernhard ).

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

Possible Related Names

Bernhard
Benter
Bents

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