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Thomas W. Dent

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  • ID: I001
  • Name: Thomas Waters DENT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 20 JAN 1786 in Lancaster, Lancashire, England
  • Death: 4 AUG 1857 in Driftwood, Cameron, Pennsylvania
  • Burial: Mix Run Cemetery
  • Baptism: 31 JAN 1786 Saint Marys Church, Lancaster, Lancashire, England
  • Residence: 1814 Sinnemahoning District, Lawrence tp., Clearfield Co., Pa.
  • Occupation: 1844 Sawmill owner, Gibson tp., Elk Co., Pa.
  • Note:
    Thomas Dent sailed for America from Rotterdam, Holland in the British ship "Hope."
    Served in the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment of the Continental Line.


    Father: Miles DENT b: 1758 in Matterdale, Cumberland, England
    Mother: Rachel WALTERS b: ABT. 1760 in England

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth OVERTURF b: 25 FEB 1791 in Pennsylvania
    • Married: 11 DEC 1811 in Driftwood, Pennsylvania
    Children
    1. Has No Children Rachel DENT b: 16 JUL 1812 in Driftwood, Cameron, Pennsylvania
    2. Has Children Andrew Jackson DENT b: 13 MAR 1814 in Driftwood, Cameron, Pennsylvania
    3. Has Children MaryAnn DENT b: 4 MAY 1816 in Driftwood, Cameron, Pennsylvania
    4. Has Children William Henry DENT b: 3 FEB 1818 in Driftwood, Cameron, Pennsylvania
    5. Has Children Thomas Waters DENT b: 16 DEC 1820 in Driftwood, Cameron, Pennsylvania
    6. Has Children Miles DENT b: 16 JUN 1823 in Driftwood, Cameron, Pennsylvania
    7. Has Children Elizabeth DENT b: 19 AUG 1826 in Driftwood, Cameron, Pennsylvania
    8. Has Children Emeline DENT b: 15 MAR 1828 in Driftwood, Cameron, Pennsylvania
    9. Has Children Eleanor DENT b: 17 MAR 1830 in Driftwood, Cameron, Pennsylvania
    10. Has Children Susan DENT b: 21 JAN 1823 in Driftwood, Cameron, Pennsylvania
    11. Has Children Roxey A. DENT b: ABT. 1840 in Driftwood, Cameron, Pennsylvania

    Sources:
    1. Title: History of Clearfield Co., Pennsylvania
      Page: Page 592 & 595
      Text: Thomas Waters Dent is included in the list of taxable inhabitants of the Sinnemahoning District, Lawrence tp., Clearfield Co., Pa. As a married man on page 592. Sawmill owner on page 595.
    2. Title: 1820 census: Gibson tp., Clearfield Co., Pennsylvania
      Text: Thomas Dent: 2 males under 10; 1 male bet 25-45; 2 females under 10; 1 female 26-45.
    3. Title: History of Clearfield Co., Pennsylvania
      Page: page 77
      Text: 1822: Thomas Dent was among the men chosen for the first jury in Clearfield county.
    4. Title: 1830 census: Gibson Tp., Clearfield Co., Pa.
      Text: Thomas Dent: 2 males 5-10; 1 male 10-15; 1 male 15-20; 1 male 30-40; 1 male 40-50; 3 females, 0-5; 1 female, 10-15; 1 female 15-20; 1 female, 30-40.
    5. Title: 1840 Girard, Clearfield
      Text: Thomas Dent: 2 male 15-20; 2 male 20-30; 1 male 50-60; 1 female, under 5; 2 female 5-10; 2 female 10-15; 1 female 20-30.
    6. Title: 1850 census: Gibson tp., Elk Co., Pa
      Text: Thomas Dent, 63, farmer; Betsy Dent, 59, Pa; Ellen, 20, Pa; Susan, 18, Pa.
    7. Title: Petition for Naturalization
      Page: February 2, 1841
      Text: Thomas Dent, native of England arrived in America in 1810 has petitioned for naturalization in Clearfield Co., Pennsylvania.