Maria L. Kent

about 1819–
Amherst, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Maria L.

When Maria L. Kent was born about 1819, in Amherst, Virginia, United States, her father, William Kent, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth L. Turner, was 33.

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William Kent
Elizabeth L. Turner
George A. Kent
William H Kent
john henry austin
Thomas L. Kent
Charles Edward Kent
Robert A Kent
Walter S. Kent
Maria L. Kent
William Henry Kent

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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 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.

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