Elizabeth Dent


The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Dent was born in 1795. She married Mordecai Duke on 22 March 1818, in Jasper, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Mordecai Duke
Elizabeth Dent
Marriage: 22 March 1818
William P Duke
John A. Duke

Spouse and Children

    Mordecai Duke



22 March 1818
Jasper, Georgia, United States


Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from places in Cumbria and West Yorkshire named Dent, possibly from a British hill name cognate with Old Irish dinn, dind ‘hill’.2 English and French: nickname from Old French dent ‘tooth’ (Latin dens, genitive dentis), bestowed on someone with some deficiency or peculiarity of the teeth, or of a gluttonous or avaricious nature.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Elizabeth Dent, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Elizabeth Dent, "Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967"

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