Ellen Bray Dent (Wrenshall) (c.1783 - 1857)

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Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Death: Died in White Haven Plantation, near St Louis, Missouri
Managed by: Lori Lynn Wilke
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About Ellen Bray Dent (Wrenshall)

Mother-in-law of US General & President Ulysses S. Grant.

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~blberg/p837.htm

Ellen Bray Wrenshall1,2

  1. 25102, b. 1783

Ellen Bray Wrenshall was born in 1783 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.1,2

Ellen married Frederick Fayette Dent, son of George Dent and Susanna Dawson, circa 1815.1

Ellen and Frederick Fayette Dent lived in 1850 at ward 2 in St. Louis, Missouri. Residing with them were, their children John, Louis, Ellen and Emily, their son-in-law President Ulysses Simpson Grant, their married daughter Julia Boggs Grant, their grandchild Frederick Dent Grant.1

    Ellen was enumerated with her husband, Frederick Fayette Dent under the name of "Ellen Dent" on the 1850 U. S. Census for ward 2, Missouri. She was listed as a 56-year-old woman born in England.1

Children of Ellen Bray Wrenshall and Frederick Fayette Dent

   * John Cromwell Dent b. 18181
   * George Wrenshall Dent b. 30 Jan 18192
   * Louis Dent b. 12 Mar 18231
   * Julia Boggs Dent+ b. 26 Jan 1826, d. 14 Dec 19021
   * Ellen Wrenshall Dent b. 28 Jun 18281
   * Mary Dent b. 18292
   * Frederick Tracy Dent b. 17 Dec 18292
   * Emily Marbury Dent b. 6 Jun 18361
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Ellen Bray Dent's Timeline

1783
1783
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
1815
1815
Age 32
St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, United States
1816
May 22, 1816
Age 33
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
1819
January 30, 1819
Age 36
White Haven, St Louis, Missouri, United States
1820
December 17, 1820
Age 37
St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, United States
1826
January 26, 1826
Age 43
White Haven plantation near St. Louis, Missouri, United States
1828
June 28, 1828
Age 45
White Haven, St Louis, Missouri, United States
1836
June 6, 1836
Age 53
St. Louis, MO, USA
1857
January 14, 1857
Age 74
White Haven Plantation, near St Louis, Missouri
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