Rhoda Kent

12 July 1810–
Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Rhoda

When Rhoda Kent was born on 12 July 1810, in Vermont, United States, her father, Cephas Kent 3rd, was 29 and her mother, Rhoda Field, was 36. She married David Still about 1831, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Sandgate, Bennington, Vermont, United States for about 10 years. She died in Hannibal, Hannibal, Oswego, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Still
Rhoda Kent
Marriage: about 1831
Jerome B Still
John W Still
Helen Still
Bigelow Still

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1831Vermont, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed
    Age 24
    The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
    Age 36
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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.

    Sources (7)

    • Rhoda Milt in household of David Milt, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Rhoda Still in household of David Still, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Rhoda Still in entry for Jerome Still and Sybil Bentley, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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