Silas Edward Bent I

1828–
Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life 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

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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: topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of land on which grew bent grass, rushes, or reeds (Middle English bent).

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

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