Clarisa Kent

27 January 1786–19 May 1865 (Age 79)
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Clarisa

When Clarisa Kent was born on 27 January 1786, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Dean Ezekiel Kent, was 41 and her mother, Ruth Gary, was 42. She married Ebenezer Carpenter on 17 August 1806. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Pawtucket, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1850. She died on 19 May 1865, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Carpenter
Clarisa Kent
Marriage: 17 August 1806
Louise Carpenter
Newton Kent Carpenter
Clarissa Gary Carpenter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 August 1806
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
    Age 1
    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
    1788 · The First Presidential Election
    Age 2
    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
    Age 22
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: habitational name from the county of Kent. The surname is also established in Ireland, where English bearers of this name settled in Meath, in the 13th century. The name has been Gaelicized as Ceannt.

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

    Sources (12)

    • Clarisa Carpenter, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Clarissa in entry for Clarissa Gary Carpenter, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Clarisa Kent, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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