Hannah Kent

5 February 1792–1870 (Age 77)
Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Kent was born on 5 February 1792, in Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Elisha Kent III, was 29 and her mother, Alice Flynn, was 28. She married Tracy Bingham on 11 July 1820, in Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States in 1850 and Windsor, Windsor, Vermont, United States in 1860. She died in 1870, in Allegan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Tracy Bingham
Hannah Kent
Marriage: 11 July 1820
Elisha Bingham
Willard Bingham
Tracy Flynn Bingham

Spouse and Children

11 July 1820
Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States


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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 27

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. 

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)

  • Anna Bingham in household of Tracy Bingham, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hannah Bingham in household of Tracy Bingham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hannah Kent, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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