Samuel Kent

17 May 1774–December 1855 (Age 81)
New York, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Kent was born on 17 May 1774, in New York, United States, his father, Eilhu Kent, was 25 and his mother, Abigail Secord, was 21. He died in December 1855, in Chenango, New York, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Eilhu Kent
1749–1807
Abigail Secord
1753–1821
Samuel Kent
1774–1855
Peter S. Kent
1776–1857
Sarah Kent
1778–1779
Sarah Crosby
1780–1799
Daniel Kent
1782–1860
Esther Kent
1784–1856
Sarah Kent
1786–1871
John Kent
1789–1790
David Kent
1792–1870
Samuel Kent
1794–

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World Events (7)

1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 2

New York is the 11th state.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 23

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

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.

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