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Asher Kent

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 10 Sep 1914 (aged 71)
East Saint Louis, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 66819938 · View Source
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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.


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  • Created by: Robert Kuhmann
  • Added: 12 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66819938
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Asher Kent (10 Apr 1843–10 Sep 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66819938, citing Palm Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Robert Kuhmann (contributor 46567652) .