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Asher Kent
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1843
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1914
East Saint Louis
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA

OBIT: Asher Kent, son of John and Lucy Kent, was born in St. Louis, Mo., April 10th, 1843, and departed this life Sept. 10th, 1914, in East St. Louis, Ill., aged 71 years. He was the third child of a family of eleven children, four of whom are living - Thomas Kent of Guthrie, Okla.; Sarah Edmonds of Mt. Olive, Ill.; Mrs. James Curry and Mrs. Theo. Jones of Rushville. Was united in marriage to Miss Elizabeth Harmon April 10th, 1866. To this union were born six children, three of whom are living - John Kent and Albert Kent of East St. Louis, and Mrs. Amy Massey of St. Louis, Mo. He was united in marriage to Miss Serena Curry of Rushville Sept. 15, 1882. To this union were born two children - Mrs. Nellie Turcott of East St. Louis and Mrs. John Twiggs of El Paso, Texas. The deceased is survived by his wife and fifteen grandchildren. He was a believer of the chrstian faith thru life. The body arrived in Rushville Saturday morning and was interred in Palm Cemetery on Sunday at 2 p.m. the following relatives from a distance were present: Mrs. Amy Massey, daughter and son of St. Louis, Mo.; W. E. Dixon, John Kent, Albert Kent, Mrs. Sirena A. Kent, Mrs. S. M. Miskimen and Mrs. Nellie Turcott of East St. Louis.

SOURCE: Rushville Times, September 17, 1914.

Note: Mrs. James Curry is sister, Ann and Mrs. Theo. {Theophilus} Jones is sister, Angeline.
 
 
Burial:
Palm Cemetery
Rushville
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Robert Kuhmann
Record added: Mar 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66819938
Asher Kent
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