Maria L. Kent

about 1819–
Amherst, Virginia, United States

The Life of Maria L.

When Maria L. Kent was born about 1819, in Amherst, Virginia, United States, her father, William Kent, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth L Turner, was 32.

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William Kent
1785–1878
Elizabeth L Turner
1787–1885
George A. Kent
1807–1865
William H Kent
1808–1865
john henry austin
1809–1867
Thomas L. Kent
1811–
Charles Edward Kent
1813–
Robert A Kent
1815–
Walter S. Kent
1817–
Maria L. Kent
1819–
John Daugherty Kent
1829–
William H Kent
1830–1903
Sallie F. Kent
1840–1869
Walter Scott Kent
1849–1915

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 5

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

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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