Clarisa Kent

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

The Life of Clarisa

When Clarisa Kent was born on 27 January 1786, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, 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 died on 19 May 1865, at the age of 79.

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

Spouse and Children

17 August 1806


    Louise Carpenter


    Newton Kent Carpenter


    Clarissa Gary Carpenter


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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: 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)

  • Clarrissa Kent, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Clarrissa Kent, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Clarisa Kent, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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