Eudosia Sykes Kent

1791–1871 (Age 80)
Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Eudosia Sykes

When Eudosia Sykes Kent was born on 20 March 1791, in Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, Dan Kent, was 32 and her mother, Abigail Sykes, was 31. She married Ira Harmon on 3 September 1822, in Fair Haven, Rutland, Vermont, United States. She died on 30 March 1871, in Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Eudosia Sykes Kent
Ira Harmon
Marriage: 3 September 1822

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3 September 1822
Fair Haven, Rutland, Vermont, United States

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

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 9

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.

Age 21

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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)

  • E S K Harrison, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Mrs. Endosia S.K. Harmon, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Eudocia S K Harmon in entry for Ira Harmon, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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