William James Dent

Male 1841 - 1929  (87 years)


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  • Name William James Dent 
    Born 16 Oct 1841  Bibb County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Aug 1929  Roberta, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary: The Macon Telegraph, August 29, 1929
      Transcribed by Cheryl B. Aultman

      William Dent Death Victim
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      Crawford County Resident Passes at Roberta Home
      _________________________________
      William J. Dent, 87, life long resident of Crawford
      county and a captain in the Confederate army, died at his
      home in Roberta, at 12:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon.

      Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Central
      time, this afternoon from the residence. Interment will
      be in the Roberta cemetery.

      Besides his wife, he is survived by a number of sons and
      daughters and other relatives. His surviving sons are:
      Hoy Dent, Roberta; Walter B. Dent, Macon; Gardner L.
      Dent, Macon. Surviving daughters are: Mrs. I. P. Moore,
      Muzella; Mrs. John W. McGee, Crawford county; Mrs. J. S.
      McGee, Roberta. His brother E. E. Dent of Macon and his
      sister, Mrs. J. L. Harrison, Muzella also survive and
      besides a number of nieces and nephews and grandchildren.
      J. L. Dent, J. T. Dent and James R. Hicks, Jr., all of
      Macon are nephews of the deceased.
    Buried 29 Aug 1929  Roberta City Cemetery, Roberta, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1454  Root Tree
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2013 

    Father John Washington Dent,   b. 02 Mar 1817, Lexington District, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Mar 1880, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hoy,   b. 06 Aug 1819, Baldwin or Bibb County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1859, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1840 
    Family ID F61  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Jane Davis,   b. 02 Sep 1839, Bibb County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1887, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 04 Sep 1860 
    Children 
    +1. Walter Braxton Dent,   b. 1862, Knoxville, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946, Miami-Dade County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +2. Cynthia Ida Blanche Dent,   b. 23 Nov 1863, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1948, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. John Washington Dent,   b. 24 Feb 1866, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1914, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +4. Gardner Lemuel Dent,   b. 1868, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age 71 years)
    +5. Mary Pauline Dent,   b. 1870, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 72 years)
     6. Sophronia Elizabeth Dent,   b. 25 Sep1872, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1895, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Jennie Sarah Dent,   b. Nov 1874, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954  (Age ~ 79 years)
     8. Varrie Pearl Dent,   b. 1877, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1887, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    +9. Hoy Dent,   b. 9 May 1880, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1951, Roberta, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     10. William Cleveland Dent,   b. 11 Aug 1883, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1884, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. Irma Dent
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2013 15:30:50 
    Family ID F506  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Elizabeth Dixon,   b. 05 Aug 1855, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Aug 1910, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1887  Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2013 09:51:39 
    Family ID F622  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Sara Ida Lena Zellner,   b. 14 Dec 1855, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1952, Roberta, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1910  Roberta, Crawford County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2010 14:09:07 
    Family ID F623  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1910 Marriage License
Roberta, Crawford County, Georgia
William James Dent & Sara Ida Lena Zellner Dennis
    1910 Marriage License Roberta, Crawford County, Georgia William James Dent & Sara Ida Lena Zellner Dennis
    1937 Pension Application of Confederate Widow
Crawford County, Georgia
Sara Ida Lena Zellner Dennis Dent
    1937 Pension Application of Confederate Widow Crawford County, Georgia Sara Ida Lena Zellner Dennis Dent
    1929 Death Certificate
Roberta, Crawford County, Georgia
William James Dent
    1929 Death Certificate Roberta, Crawford County, Georgia William James Dent

    Headstones
    William James Dent
    William James Dent
    WILLIAM JAMES DENT
    OCT. 16, 1841 - AUG. 28, 1929
    SON OF ELIZABETH HOY AND
    JOHN WASHINGTON DENT
    MARRIAGES
    MARY JANE DAVIS - SEPT. 4, 1860
    ANNA E. HOLTON - DEC. 15, 1887
    IDA DENNIS - NOV. 29, 1910
    He survived through the Civil War In
    Capt. Ellis' Cavalry, Steven's Brigade
    Anna Elizabeth Dixon Holton Dent
    Anna Elizabeth Dixon Holton Dent
    ANNA E. DENT
    WIFE OF J.W. DENT
    AUG. 5, 1855
    AUG. 4, 1910
    Thy loss we deeply felt.