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Col Frederick Fayette Dent

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Col Frederick Fayette Dent

  • Birth 6 Oct 1787 Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 15 Dec 1873 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Plot Block 49, Lot 2004
  • Memorial ID 20576

Father-in-law of President Ulysses S. Grant, Dent was a soldier and a fur trader. He owned White Haven estate in St. Louis, which was later known as Grant's Farm. Dent died at the White House and his funeral was conducted in the Blue Room. Frederick was the son of George Dent (1756-1812) and Susanna Marbury Cromwell.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20576
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Frederick Fayette Dent (6 Oct 1787–15 Dec 1873), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20576, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .