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Sylvester Jent
and Lucinda Smith

Sylvester Jent and Lucinda Smith and Two of Their Children
Sylvester Jent and Lucinda Smith
Sylvester Jent b 17 Nov 1869 Smithsboro, Knott Co KY d 18 Apr 1965 Letcher Co KY; s/o William M Jent and Nancy Watts. Sylvester Jent m. 1 Aug 1867 Letcher Co KY to Lucinda Smith b 8 Aug 1874 Smithsborough, Knott Co KY d 9 Feb 1960 Jeremiah, Letcher Co KY; d/o William Med Smith and Martha Ashley. Children of Sylvester Jent and Lucinda Smith;

1. Arlin Damon Jent b 26 Mar 1895 Letcher Co KY d 19 Aug 1960 CA; buried Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co CA; findagrave 3721149; m. 10 Mar 1921 Perry Co KY to Lula May Pratt b 21 May 1902 KY d 25 Jul 1977 Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co CA; buried Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co CA; findagrave 80892637; d/o James Pratt and Dulcena Pratt. Children of Arlin Damon Jent and Lula Mae Pratt;

i. Arda Leile Jent b 27 Apr 1922 Vicco, Perry Co KY d 9 Apr 2003 Templeton, San Luis Obispo, CA

ii. Beatrice Marie Jent b 5 Jan 1928 Baker, Union Co OR d 20 Nov 1977 CA

iii. Arlon D Jent Jr b 20 Aug 1930 d 18 Feb 1976; age 45; buried City Cemetery, Salmon, Lemhi Co ID; findagrave 27587005.

2. George Dennis Denny Jent b 23 May 1896 Knott Co KY d 21 Dec 1973 Somerset, Pulaski Co KY; buried Double Springs Cemetery, Waynesburg, Lincoln Co KY; findagrave 101717721. At age 45 on 27 Apr 1942, George Denny Jent registered for the WWII draft, listing his residence at Jeremiah, Kentucky; his height as 5'7", weight as 133, brown eyes, black hair, light complexion. At age 21, George Denny Jent registered for the WWI draft on 5 Jun 1917 and claimed exemption due to bad eyes and short leg; listed as tall, slender build, black eyes, black hair, not bald, bad eyes, supporting a brother and sister under 12, employed by his father in Knott Co KY.

3. Barbara Alice Jent b 8 Apr 1897 Letcher Co KY d abt 1950; m. 10 Mar 1917 Smithsboro, Knott Co KY to Robert Blair b 1885; s/o Jane Blair.

4. Martha Jane Jent b 12 Jun 1899 Letcher Co KY d 22 Nov 1988 Jeremiah, Letcher Co KY

5. Inis Jent b abt 1900 Letcher Co KY (this child could be the child Iris below).

6. Lawrence Jent b abt 1900 d age 3 Letcher Co KY of polio

7. Melvina Vina Jent b 2 Nov 1903 Smithsboro, Knott Co KY d 13 Oct 2000 KY

8. Iris Jent b 26 Nov 1906 d 23 Sept 1908; buried Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery, Brinkley, Knott Co KY

9. John Jent b 27 Aug 1911 Knott Co KY d 27 Aug 1911 Knott Co KY (stillborn); buried Smith Graveyard, Knott Co KY; alternate burial site listed - Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery, Brinkley, Knott Co KY; findagrave 127989822.

10. Ora Jent b 7 Mar 1913 Smithsboro, Knott Co KY; m. 7 Dec 1940 Steuben, IN to William David Moss b 6 Jun 1917 Cincinnati, OH; s/o William Moss and Emma Pfauz.

11. William Thomas Willie T Jent b 24 Dec 1915 Letcher Co KY d 31 Jan 1981 Waynesburg, Lincoln Co KY; buried Double Springs Cemetery, Waynesburg, Lincoln Co KY; findagrave 101717803; m. Kathleen Morrell b 16 Jul 1919 Pulaski Co KY d 6 Apr 1999 Lincoln Co KY; age 79; buried Double Springs Cemetery, Waynesburg, Lincoln Co KY; findagrave 101718061; d/o Robert Morrell and Ora Isabelle Harmon. Children of William Thomas Jent and Kathleen Morrell;

i. Louise Jent; m. Male Todd

ii. Frances Jent; m. Male Gasteneau


Obituary: Ora Isabelle Harman Morell
26 Feb 1892 - 24 Nov 1953

Source, Findagrave 33050480: Mrs. Ora Morrell Succumbs Suddenly. Mrs Ora Isabelle Morrell, 61, of Waynesburg Rt. 1, died suddenly Tuesday, November 24 (1953). She was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church and a person always willing to help all who needed her.

She is survived by her husband, W. R. Morrell, a brother of John Morrell, well known Lincoln County man, and seven children, Glen, Graham and Mrs. Geneva Christmas all of Dayton, Ohio, Dana of Detroit, Mrs. Kathleen Jent, Waynesburg, W. R. Morrell, Jr., Shelbyville, Indiana, and Virginia Lee at home, three brothers, Willard Harman, New Orleans, Carl Harman, Bristol VA., Lewis Harman, Dayton, Ohio, two sisters, Mrs. Claude Lewis, Dayton, Ohio, and Mrs. George Hickman, Montezuma, Georgia, six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two children Charles Lee and Maxine, who died at an early age. Funeral services were held Friday at the Pleasant View Baptist Church with Rev. Marvin Combest officiatin.. Burial was in the McKinney Cemetery in Pulaski County, Kentucky, with Reynolds, Morgan and Barnett Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Unreadable, Earnie Jacobs, Dallas Jacobs, Earl Reynolds, Earl Horton and Fonzo Reed.


Obituary: Kathleen Morrell Jent
16 Jul 1919 - 6 Apr 1999

Wednesday, April 7, 1999; Waynesburg (KY) - Services for Kathleen Jent, 79, of Shea Villa Apartments, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home by C. E. Jacobs and Vola Brown. Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery. She died Tuesday at her home.

Born July 16, 1919 in Pulaski County (KY), she was a daughter of the late Robert and Ora Harmon Morrell. She was a retired seamstress having worked at Palm Beach for 17 years, and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. She was the widow of William T. Jent.

Survivors include her daughter, Louise Todd of Cincinnati Ohio; two brothers, Glen Morrell of Fairborn, Mich., and Dana Morrell of Detroit, Michigan; two sisters, Geneva Christmas of New Carlisle, Ohio, and Virginia Ollish of Waynesburg; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Frances Gastineau. Visitation will be 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Thursday.


1900 Knott Co KY Census Ed 44 District to Carr
167 171 Jent Sylvester Head W M Jun 1876 23 M 5 KY KY KY Farmer
167 171 Jent Lucinda Wife W F Aug 1876 23 M 5 4 4 KY KY KY
167 171 Jent Arlin Son W M Aug 1895 4 S KY KY KY
167 171 Jent George Son W M Oct 1896 3 S KY KY KY
167 171 Jent Barbery Daughter W F Dec 1897 2 S KY KY KY
167 171 Jent Martha Daughter W F Aug 1899 5/12 S KY KY KY

168 172 Hale James Head W M May 1878 22 M 0 KY KY KY Farmer
168 172 Hale Leonar Wife W F Sept 1883 16 M 0 0 0 KY KY KY


1910 Knott Co KY Census Lower Carr
127 130 Jent Sylvester Head M W 40 M1 15 KY KY KY Farmer
127 130 Jent Lucinda Wife F W 35 M 15 7 5 KY KY KY
127 130 Jent Arlin Son M W 15 S KY KY KY Farm laborer
127 130 Jent George Son M W 15 S KY KY KY Farm Laborer
127 130 Jent Barbary Daughter F W 12 S Cook private family
127 130 Jent Martha Daughter F W 10 S KY KY KY
127 130 Jent Vina Daughter F W 7 S KY KY KY


1920 Knott Co KY Census Lower Carr ED 51
144 150 Jent Sylvester Head R M W 50 M KY KY KY Farmer
144 150 Jent Lucinda Wife F W 45 M KY KY KY
144 150 Jent Arlan D Son M W 24 S KY KY KY Farm Labor
144 150 Jent George Denny Son M W 23 S KY KY KY Farm Labor
144 150 Jent Vina Daughter F W 16 S KY KY KY
144 150 Jent Ora Daughter F W 6 S KY KY KY
144 150 Jent Willie T Son M W S KY KY KY

145 151 Fuller Green Head R M W 48 M KY KY KY Farmer
145 151 Fuller Leona Wife F W 35 M KY KY KY
145 151 Fuller Green Son M W 11 S KY KY KY
145 151 Fuller Bessie Daughter F W 9 S KY KY KY
145 151 Fuller Ida Daughter F W 7 S KY KY KY
145 151 Fuller Minnie Daughter F W 5 S KY KY KY
145 151 Fuller Delza B Son M W 4 S KY KY KY
145 151 Fuller Elijah Son M W 11/12 S KY KY KY

146 152 Smith Armelda Head O F F W 58 W KY KY KY Farmer
146 152 Smith Elijah Son M W 18 S KY KY KY Farm Laborer
146 152 Smith Larcena Daughter F W 15 S KY KY KY

147 153 Smith Thomas Head O F M W 36 M KY KY KY Farmer
147 153 Smith Vina Bell Wife F W 33 M KY KY KY
147 153 Smith Harrison Son M W 14 S KY KY KY
147 153 Smith Omie Daughter F W 11 S KY KY KY
147 153 Smith Laura Son M W 9 S KY KY KY
147 153 Smith Frank Son M W 2 S KY KY KY

148 154 Smith Riley Head O M M W 37 M KY KY KY Farmer
148 154 Smith Nannie Wife M W 35 M KY KY KY
148 154 Smith Garland Son M W 15 S KY KY KY
148 154 Smith Corbit Son M W 13 S KY KY KY
148 154 Smith Gratis Daughter F W 10 S KY KY KY
148 154 Smith Elihu Son M W 7 S KY KY KY
148 154 Smith Bertha Daughter F W 4 S KY KY KY


1930 Perry Co KY Census Masons Creek ED 22
251 267 Jent Sylvester Head (0wns) 1000 M W 60 M 24 KY KY KY Laborer Farm
251 267 Jent Lucinda Wife - H F W 55 M 19 KY KY KY
251 267 Jent G. D. Son M W 34 S KY KY KY Laborer Odd jobs
251 267 Jent Ora Daughter F W 17 S KY KY KY
251 267 Jent Billie Son M W 14 S KY KY KY


1940 Letcher Co KY Census Dist. 4 Elk Creek, Bull Run, Doty Creek & Carbon Glow
17 Jent Sylvester Head M W 70 M KY
17 Jent Cinda Wife F W 65 M KY
17 Jent George Denny Son M W 44 S KY Carpenter helper Building Construction
17 Jent William Thomas Son M W 24 S KY Carpenter helper Building Contruction


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