Laura Ann Kent

5 March 1835–12 April 1865 (Age 30)
Bainbridge, Geauga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Laura Ann

When Laura Ann Kent was born on 5 March 1835, in Bainbridge, Geauga, Ohio, United States, her father, Alexander Edison Kent, was 32 and her mother, Lucy Matilda Bull, was 29. She married Austin Zaccheus Mason on 25 November 1858, in Geauga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. She died on 12 April 1865, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 30.

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Austin Zaccheus Mason
Laura Ann Kent
Marriage: 25 November 1858
Ernest Kent Mason
Lucy Elizabeth Mason

Spouse and Children

25 November 1858
Geauga, Ohio, United States



    Lucy Elizabeth Mason


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World Events (6)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 1

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • L A Mason in household of A Z Mason, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Laura A Kent in household of A E Kent, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Laura A. Kent, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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