Abigail Madame Kent

1785–1845 (Age 59)
Vermont, United States

The Life of Abigail Madame

When Abigail Madame Kent was born on 16 September 1785, in Vermont, United States, her father, Dan Kent, was 27 and her mother, Abigail Sykes, was 25. She married Gordon Bibbins Southworth on 27 January 1804, in Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She died on 2 January 1845, in Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States.

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Abigail Madame Kent
Gordon Bibbins Southworth
Marriage: 27 January 1804
Benjamin Franklin Southworth
William Stuben Southworth
Gustavus Walstein Southworth
Dan Kent Southworth

Spouse & Children

27 January 1804
Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 6

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.

Age 18

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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)

  • Abigail Southworth, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • A M K Southworth in entry for Dan K Southworth, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • A M in entry for Benj F Southworth, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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