The following soldiers are listed:Abel Kent, Absalom Kent, Alexander Kent, Bela Kent and Lucretia, Benjamin Kent, Cato or Cato Kent and Beulah, Charles Kent, Dan Kent and Betsy, Daniel Kent, Darius Kent, David Kent and Sarah Hyde. Ebenezer Kent. Elihu Kent and Elizabeth, Ezekiel Kent, Ichabod Kent, Isaac Kent, Jacob Kent, Jacob Kent and Huldah, James Kent or James KINT and wife Catharine, Job Kent, John Kent and wife Mary, John Kent and wife Betsey, John Kent, John Kent and Mary, John Kent and Susan, Jonas Kent, Jonathan K. Kent, Joseph Kent, Joseph Kent and Sabra, Levi Kent, Moses Kent, Nathaniel Kent and Abigail, Peter Kent and Sarah Ann, Phineas Kent and Sarah, Richard Kent, Robert Kent and Sarah, Samuel Kent and Mary, Thomas Kent, Titus Kent, William Kent and Hannah, William Kent.
In the “Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files, Volume II: F – M” by Virgil D. White, found the following:
KENT, Abel, S16431, Cont & MA Line, sol lived at Newburyport MA at enl, he appl at Lynn in Grafton Co NH aged 80 under act of 7 Jun 1832.
KENT, Absalom, S8784, PA Line, sol was b 16 Oct 1752 in Fairfax Co VA & he lived in Fayette Co PA at enl & in 1805 he moved to Harrison Co OH & he appl there 31 Mar 1834, sol d 12 Aug 1839 leaving a widow (not named) who rec’d final payment on 25 Jan 1840, a sis of sol was mentioned but not named.
KENT, Alexander, S38113, VA Line, appl 19 Sep 1823 Halifax Co VA aged 67 with a wife & a daughter & a son both over age of 21, sol’s son Alexander Kent, Jr. made aff’dt 10 May 1853 in Gilmer Co GA at which time he signed p.o.a. as heir of dec’d sol.
KENT, Bela, Lucretia, W7962, Cont Line (CT), sol was b 18 May 1757 at Suffield in Hartford Co CT & he lived there at enl & in Jan 1786 he moved to Schenactady NY & he appl there 2 May 1818 & in 1819 he moved to Bradford Co PA, sol m 24 or 25 May 1785 to Lucretia (--) & she was b 14 Sep 1761, sol d 16 Dec 1834, wid appl 22 Oct 1838 Bradford Co PA & she was still there in 1848, children were; Cynthia b 8 Oct 1785 & she m a Mr. Adams & in 1838 lived in Bradford Co PA, Margaret b 23 May 1788, Hannah b 25 Jul 1791, Bela b 11 Jan 1794 & Henry b 22 Apr 1797.
KENT, Benjamin, R5872, MA Line, appl 8 May 1833 Hancock Co ME aged 70, sol lived at Boothbay MA (ME) at enl & he lived there after the Rev & about 1803 he moved to Mt. Desert in Hancock Co MA (ME), on 20 Jun 1853 in Hancock Co ME sol’s niece Elizabeth Rumill signed p.o.a. as heir of dec’d, a Barnard Rumill wrote a letter on 10 Dec 1855 from Tremont ME that p.o.a. was assigned to a John M. Noys, Esq.
KENT, Cato or Cato Negro (colored), Beulah, W26169, CT Line, sol m Beulah Williams at Hartford in New Haven Co. CT on 16 Sep 1790, sol appl 1 Sep 1821 Hartford CT aged 58 & sol d there in Jun 1829, wid appl 29 Sep 1838 Hartford CT aged 72 however in 1821 sol gave her age about 50, in 1843 it was stated she was aged 78 & in 1848 she was said to be 80 (all ages were given & no reason as to difference).
KENT, Charles, S13618, CT Line, sol lived at Suffield in Hartford Co CT at enl, appl 19 Sep 1832 Cayuga Co NY aged 68.
KENT, Dan, Betsy, W21519, VT Line, sol m Betsy Griswold of Sharon CT on 10 Jun 1793 & she was of Benson VT, sol was b 10 Apr 1758 at Suffield CT & he lived at Dorset VT at enl, sol appl 10 Aug 1832 at Benson in Rutland Co VT & sol d there 21 Jul 1835 & his wid appl there 2 Jan 1839 aged 70, sol was a Rev.
KENT, Daniel, R15583 also VA ½ pay, VA Line, sol d about 1811 leaving a son & 2 daughters, towit; Judith, John & Jane, sol’s daughter Jane W. Edmonds was dec’d in 1833 leaving children; Daniel Kent Edmonds, Frances A.B. & Jane W.K. Edmonds, sol’s son John was dec’d in 1833 leaving a son Daniel Kent, the surviving heirs appl 21 Oct 1850 in Lancaster Co PA, the state of VA issued BLW #7386 for 2666 2/3 acres to the above heirs on 29 Jul 1833, the following was also shown but is not related to the above claim of Daniel Kent & is included for future reference only, towit; VA State BLW #7628 for 2666 2/3 acres was issued 3 Mar 1834 to Nelly Dozier & Nancy Rains heirs of Martin Norris who had signed p.o.a. in Northumberland Co PA & their heirship was proved in Lancaster Co PA, also VA State BLW #7787 for 4207 acres was issued 6 Jun 1834 to Burwell S. Roberts, Eliza C. Montgomery, Sarah K. Willis, Ellis S., Martha J., Sarah E., Julian, John J. & J.L. or J.S. Roberts, Catherine Carington, Cyrus S. or L. Roberts & Mourning Roberts heirs of Cyrus S. or L. Roberts & they had signed p.o.a. & proved heirship in Rockingham Co NC (again BLWs #7628 & 7787 are included for future ref only).
KENT, Darius, S31791, CT Line, sol appl 19 Sep 1832 Litchfield Co CT, aged 73 yrs 10 mths, sol enl at was then New Milford but is now Washington in Litchfield Co CT, sol was b 18 Nov 1758 at Litchfield in Litchfield Co CT, after the Rev he moved from New Preston CT to Kent now called Warren CT for 21 yrs then moved to Bethlehem CT for 1 yr then to South Farms CT for 3 yrs then to Kent CT for 1 yr then to Warren CT for 6 yrs then to Sharon CT (these towns may have all been in Litchfield Co CT), sol’s sis Maria Strong of Warren CT was aged 64 in 1832.
KENT, David, Sarah Hyde former wid, W13521, BLW #101083-160-55, NJ Line, wid’s last husband Abel Hyde srv in the War or 1812, the sol David Kent appl 23 Jun 1830 Essex Co NJ aged 73 with a wife & 5 children the oldest of which was aged 14, wid appl 23 Jan 1862 Essex Co NJ aged 72, the sol David Kent m Sarah Ellis 7 Feb 1827 at Caldwell in Essex Co NJ & he d 12 Jan 1833 & wid m 2nd to Abel Hyde on 11 Sep 1848 & he d 24 Jan 1855 at Howell in Livingston Co MI leaving as his heirs; his wid Sarah Hyde former wid of David Kent, William Hyde of Livingston Co MI & Edwin Hyde of OH & he also left 3 grandchildren; Charlotte, Mary Jane & Frances S. Chamberlain who were living at Penn Yann NY, the wid appl for BLW on srv of Abel Hyde in War of 1812 through Stephen Clark on 4 Apr 1862 at Newark NJ.
KENT, Ebenezer, Cont & MA Line, sol’s name appeared on a list of applicants for invalid pension returned by MA to the House of Reps on 14 Dec 1792, srv as an Ensign in Col H. Jackson’s Regt & was disabled at the battle on Monmouth, sol lived at Watertown MA in 1792 & 1794.
KENT, Ebenezer,S29940, NH Line & War of 1812 Srv, sol was b 9 Mar 1761 at Durham in Strafford Co NH & he lived there at enl & after the Rev he moved to Rochester NH then to Wolfeboro NH then to Alton NH & he appl 10 Oct 1834 at Embden in Somerset Co ME where he had lived for 9 to 10 yrs & in 1837 he was living at Boston MA, in 1836 a son James E. Kent was of Boston MA & stated he had moved both his father & his mother there to live with him (his mother wasn’t named) & the said James E. Kent had a family of his own but no names were given, in 1837 a Richard Kent was of Durham NH aged 75 & had knew the sol Ebenezer Kent during the Rev but did not state a relationship.
KENT, Elihu, Elizabeth, W26172, CT Line, sol enl at Suffield in Hartford Co CT, sol m Elizabeth Fitch 4 Nov 1781 at Lebanon in Windham Co CT & sol d at Suffield CT on 12 May 1813 & wid m 2nd to John Kent of Suffield CT on 14 Sep 1814 & he d 23 Oct 1827 (it was not stated if John Kent & Elihu Kent were related), wid appl 1 Sep 1838 at Suffield CT aged 77 & she was there in 1848, a son Samuel Kent was of Fairhaven CT in 1843 & a grandson (not named) was referred to in 1843, it was not stated if their father & grandfather was wid’s 1st or 2nd husband.
KENT, Ezekiel, S13596, MA Line, sol was b 21 Mar 1761 at Springfield in Hampshire Co MA & he lived there at enl & after the Rev he lived at Leyden MA for 11 yrs then moved to Truxton n Courtland Co NY & he appl there 3 Oct 1832.
KENT, Ichabod, Abigail, W21513, MA Line, sol m Abigail Kent 8 Jul 1771 at Duxbury in Plymouth Co MA & sol d 6 Dec 1824 at Duxbury MA, wid appl 29 Dec 1836 at Duxbury in Plymouth Co MA aged 88.
KENT, Isaac, BLW #11425-100-4 Aug 1789, srv as a Pvt in the MD Line.
KENT, Isaac, S41725, MD Line, sol enl in Calvert Co MD, appl 1 May 1818 Muskingum Co. OH aged 59, in 1820 he gave his age as 64 with a wife Susannah aged 67 to whom he was m soon after the Rev, sol d 11 Feb 1824 in Perry Co OH & his wid d there 12 Dec 1834, in 1850 it was stated that Susannah Isaac Kent of Morgan Co OH was the only surviving child of dec’d widow.
KENT, Jacob, R20388, CT Line, appl 24 Jan 1829 Orleans Co VT a res of Hatley in the Prov of Lowere Canada, a Moses Kent of Derby VT made aff’dt 2 Jan 1829.
KENT, Jacob, S688, NJ Line, sol lived at Livingston in Essex Co NJ at enl & he appl there 11 Oct 1832, sol was b 1 Oct 1757 in Newark Twnshp in the part now called Livingston NJ & always lived there except 7 yrs which he lived in the adjoining county.
KENT, Jacob, Huldah, R5873, NY line, a son Elias J. Kent appl 13 Aug 1853 Adams Co MS aged 57 & stated he & his 2 sisters Polly McQuilis & Betsey Sealey were sol’s only surviving children, sol had m Huldy or Hulda Norris at Newbury VT in 1780 & sol d in Jan 1832 at Sutton VT & wid d there in Aug 1840, wid’s bro John Norris of Lancaster in Coos Co NH made aff’dt 24 Jul 1854 that he was b 29 Jul 1770 at Deerfield NH, one Kezilly Stickney a widow of Adams Co MS & stated sol’s surviving children were Elias J. Kent of Natchez Co MS, Polly wife of Stephen McCrillis of Marshfield VT & Betsey wife of Stephen Sealy of Forrest MI, the relationship of Kezilly Stickney was not given.
KENT, James or James KINT, Catharine, W20313, NJ Line, wid appl 23 Oct 1844 NY City NY aged 86, sol was b in Sussex Co NJ & he lived in Bergen Co NJ at enl, sol m Catharine Partaman who was raised in the family of Abraham Brower of New Bridge NJ, sol & wid had m the Monday after 23 Sep 1780 at Hackensack NJ & they lived at the ”Ponds” NJ until 1800 then moved to NY City NY & sold there 16 Jul 1805 aged 50, children were; Jacobus b 15 Mar 1781, Susan b 25 Oct 1784, Sarah b 6 Mar 1788, Abraham b 28 May 1790, Nathaniel b 30 Sep 1792 & d 26 Jun 1836, Catharine b 2 Jan 1795 & George b 12 Dec 1799, a daughter Catharine Kent made aff’dt at NY City on 5 Nov 1846, wid d 18 Apr 1845 leaving children; James, Abraham, Jeremiah & Catharine Kent, Sarah Cozins & Susan Dalton, on 23 Oct 1844 one Bridget Demerest or Demarist ages 80 a res of Newark NJ knew wid before she m sol but her relationship ?
KENT, Job, S8780, NH Line, sol lived at Hampstead in Rockingham Co NH at enl & he appl there 4 Aug 1832 aged 89.
KENT, John, Mary, W3559, BLW #8384-160-55, CT Line, sol was b in 1764 at Strafford CT & he lived there at enl & after the Rev he lived at Enfield & Windsor CT until age of 33 then moved to Berkshire Co MA & he appl there 5 Oct 1832 & his wid appl there 19 Dec 1853 aged 80, sol m Mary Griswold 7 Dec 1797 at Enfield CT & sol d 18 Feb 1852 at Washington MA, wid appl for BLW 30 Mar 1855.
KENT, John, Betsey, W26757, MA Line, sol m Betsey or Betty Walker 6 Mar 1788 both were of Marshfield MA & sol was b there in Dec 1755 & he lived there at enl & he appl 7 Sep 1832 at Readfield in Kennebec Co ME, sol d 17 Aug 1835, wid appl 1 Aug 1838 at Readfield MA aged 79.
KENT, John, S44476, BLW #701-100, NH Line, sol enl at Candia NH, he appl 25 Apr 1818 at Sandwich in Strafford Co NH aged 55, in 1820 sol had a wife aged 57 & a son David aged 17, sol’s wife was living at New Salem NH when sol returned from the Army.
KENT, John, Mary, W4253, VT Line, sol appl 17 Aug 1832 Chautauqua Co NY aged 71 a native of Kent’s Parish in Dutchess Co NY, he lived at Royalton VT at enl, sol’s bro Joseph M. Kent of Villenova NY made aff’dt 17 Aug 1832, wid appl 5 Sep 1838 Allegheny Co PA aged 71 a res of Pittsburgh PA, wid stated she & sol moved to Erie Co NY after 1832 & sol d there 11 Aug 1834, sol m Mary Whipple 12 Jul 1786 & she was b 15 Feb 1757, on 2 Dec 1845 wid had moved to Athens Co OH to live with a daughter (not named), sol was b 6 July 1761, children were; Mary b 9 Oct 1789, John b 4 Oct 1792, Anna b 18 Mar 1795, James b 10 Dec 1798 & Francis A. Dighton an adopted child b 7 Oct 1812, also shown were the following Puffer family records were in the same bible records as sol’s family but their relationship to sol’s family wasn’t given, towit; Polley b 7 Feb 1794, Amey b 3 Apr 1796, Lindi b 27 Feb 1798 & d 29 Aug 1802, Arethusa b 3 Oct 1799, Domiel or Dorniel b 3 Jul 1801, Lorenzina b 24 Aug 1803, Lindi b 24 Aug 1803, Lema b 2 aug 1805, infant b & d 15 Feb 1808, Ezra b 9 Jul 18909 & Reuben b 13 Jan 1812, also shown was Mary Puffer d 4 Nov 1812 aged 43 yrs 5 mths 24 days.
KENT, John, Susan, R5875, VA Line, sol appl 6 Oct 1832 Columbia Co GA aged 80 on 1 Oct 1832, wid appl 13 Sep 1855 Columbia Co GA aged 95, wid stated sol enl in SC under Gen’l Andrew Pickens, sol & wid had m the last day of Feb 1792 & sol d 14 Feb 1846.
KENT, Jonas, BLW #8464-100-28 Jan 1790, srv as a Pvt in the NJ Line.
KENT, Jonathan K., S31792, CT Line, sol was b 24 Sep 1795 at Suffield in Hartford Co CT & he lived there at enl & he appl there 13 Oct 1832, a son Henry P. Kent made aff’dt in 1833 in Hartford Co CT.
KENT, Joseph, S42764, CT Line, appl 30 Apr 1818 Tolland Co CT aged 56, he enl at West Point NY, in 1820 sol had a wife aged 49 & children; Joseph 18, Sophronia 14, Landon 12, Leander 6 & Laura aged 3.
KENT, Joseph, Sabra, W7961, BLW #17718-160-55, RI Line, sol was a son of Samuel & Ruth Kent & was b 3 Jul 1762 at Warren RI in the part now called Barrington RI & he lived there at enl & he appl there 28 July 1832 & his wid appl there 6 Jun 1853 aged 75, sol m Sabra Luther 20 Nov 1818 & sol d 13 Jun 1841, wid appl for BLW 11 Apr 1855 at Warren in Bristol Co RI, an Otis H. Barney & Samuel Hoar were wit’s
KENT, Levi, S41714, NC Line, appl 12 Jun 1818 Craven Co NC.
KENT, Moses, R5874, VT Line, sol was b 2 Apr 1756 at Suffield in Hartford Co CT & he in Feb 1773 he moved to Dorset in Bennington Co VT & he lived there at enl & he appl there 29 Jul 1834, sol’s bro Daniel or Dan Kent was aged 76 in 1834.
KENT, Nathaniel, Abigail, W14986, BLW #3399-160-55, Cont & MA Line, sol appl 22 Nov 1821 Plymouth Co MA aged 62 with a wife aged 58 & 3 minor daughters (not named), wid appl 16 Aug 1838 at Duxbury MA aged 73, sol & wid had m 6 Oct 1784 at Brunswick in the Dist of ME & sol d 11 Apr 1838, wid appl for BLW 21 Mar 1855 & gave her age as 89?
KENT, Peter, Sarah Ann, W85, VA Line, sol appl 5 Mar 1833 Greene Co TN, sol was b 5 Mar 1760 in Fairfax Co VA & in 1791 he moved to Wilkes Co GA & in 1825 he moved to Greene Co TN & his wid appl there 28 Jan 1845 aged 83 on 13 Feb 1844, sol & wid had m 7 May 1779 in Fairfax Co VA & sol d 23 Dec 1843,, sol’s & wife’s 8th child Harriet Johnson made aff’dt 23 Mar 1844 in Greene Co TN aged 40, the only births shown were; Elizath Kent b 11 Feb 1781, Ann Perry Kent b 27 Oct 1783, John Kent b 4 Jul 1799 & Sarah Reynolds b 1 Apr 1802 (Sarah’s name was not shown as a Kent).
KENT, Phineas, Sarah, W469, NJ Line, wid appl 24 Aug 1838 Middlesex Co NJ aged 75, sol & wid had m 1 May 1785 & sol d 21 May 1807.
KENT, Richard, S5654, MA Line, appl 19 Sep 1832 Essex Co MA a res of Newbury MA & sol was b there in 1762 & he lived there at enl, sol d 23 May 1839 & his surviving children (not named) rec’d final payment.
KENT, Robert, Sarah, W27875, VA Line, sol was b 20 Jan 1762 in Albemarle Co VA & he lived in Fluvanna Co VA wid appl 17 May 1850 Fluvanna Co VA aged 87, children were mentioned but not named, sol was referred to as Robert Kent, Jr. when he & his wife were married, one Pleasant Cocke signed m bond with sol.
KENT, Samuel, Mary W5306, CT Line, sol was a son of Abel Kent & was b in 1757 at Suffield in Hartford Co CT & he lived there at enl & after the Rev he moved to Bennington Co VT & in 1817 he moved to OH, sol appl 3 Oct 1832 Meigs Co OH while living close to the Gallia Co line, sol m Mary Noble in Dec 1782 or Apr 1783 (both dates were given) at Rupert in Bennington Co VT, sol d 29 Apr 1837, wid appl 1 Samuel Kent who in 1850 lived in Meigs Co OH & Harriet wife of William Hutchinson, children’s births were; Bershaba b 18 Oct 1783, Samuel b 22 Dec 1784, Mary b 8 Oct 1786, Anna b 5 Aug 1788, Amasa b 2 Dec 1790, Elisha b 5 Sep 1793, Filinda b 8 Oct 1796, Harriet b 11 Aug 1801 & Sina b 31 Dec 1803, a Joseph Hastings of Rupert VT “a distant relative” of wid was mentioned, Anna Hastings of Rupert VT in 1840 stated she was at sol’s & wife’s wedding & in 1840 Joseph Hastings was a JP of Bennington Co.
KENT, Thomas, S23741, MD Line, sol was b in Mar 1748 in County Derry in Ireland, he lived in Cecil Co MD at enl, he appl 10 Sep 1832 Greene Co PA a res of Franklin Twnship PA.
KENT, Thomas, S42773, NY Line, apple 4 Apr 1818 at New Windsor in Orange Co NY.
KENT, Thomas, S4466, VA Line, sol was b in 1746 in Prince William Co VA & he lived there at enl & lived there for some time after the Rev then moved to Loudoun Co VA then moved to Columbiana Co OH & he appl there 13 Aug 1833, a Joseph Burson & Aaron Ashford were witnesses to sol’s aff’dt.
KENT, Titus (colored), BLW #1665-100, CT Line, a Jonathan Kent heir of Elihu Kent made aff’dt 8 Mar 1830 that Elihu Kent was the owner of Titus Kent a slave, a Hannah Austin made aff’dt in 1830 at Suffield CT & gave the following, towit; that her mother became the wife of Samuel Kent, Esq of Suffield CT & that her step-father Samuel Kent owned a slave named Philip who was exchanged for a slave named Titus & after the said Samuel Kent died he became the slave of Elihu Kent a son of Samuel Kent.
KENT, William, Hannah, W14985, MA Line, sol m Hannah daughter of Abial Brown, Esq on 14 Dec 1788 at Cumberland in Providence Co RI, sol d 6 Feb 1822, the only aff’dt was by a Joseph H. Hatch of Attleborough in Bristol Co MA aged 50 who stated sol’s widow was still living, see National Archives Series M804.
KENT, William, S2684, PA Line, sol was b 3 Oct 1763 in MD, he lived in Washington Co PA at enl, appl 13 Oct 1832 in Paint Twnshp in Ross Co OH.