Dan Monsieur Kent

1783–1830 (Age 46)
Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Dan Monsieur

When Dan Monsieur Kent was born on 16 June 1783, in Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States, his father, Dan Kent, was 25 and his mother, Abigail Sykes, was 23. He married Mehitabel Goodrich in 1806, in Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 14 April 1830, in Barre City, Washington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Dan Monsieur Kent
Mehitabel Goodrich
Marriage: 1806
Allen Goodrich Kent
Dan H Kent
Infant son Kent
Abigail Ann Kent
Harriet Mehitable Kent
Catherine Eudocia Kent
Augusta Maria Kent

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Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

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 8

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 17

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.

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)

  • Dan M Kent, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Dan M Kent in entry for Abigail Ann Kent, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Dan M Kent in entry for Abigail A Kent, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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