Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

John A. and Helen (Hevener) Bent, 6 South 45 West

One tree said John Albert Bent, Sr. was born Sept 8, 1837 in Oxford County, Maine to Oren Brent and Caroline Eaton.
John A. Bent married Helen F. Hevener January 18, 1877, recorded in Arapahoe County.
She's probably the daughter of Rhoda R. Hevener 1824-1899 buried in Denver # 11508737.
Rhoda Rebecca Burnett married Andrew Hevener in Vigo County Indiana March 22, 1846.

In 1880 Elbert County, John A. Bent is a cattle dealer, 40, born in Kentucky, with Helen F. 23 Iowa, and Blanche W. 1.
John cash-claimed a quarter in 8 and 17, 6S 45W in 1885.
In 1885 Elbert County, John A. is a cattleman, 40, Helen 25, Blanche 6, Jas R. 4, and Anne E. 2.
He's probably the one who proved up a quarter in 10S 55W (Lincoln County) in 1892.

In 1900 Utah County, Utah, John A. Bent born Sept 1837 in Maine, with Helen Nov 1855 New York, have Blanche Mar 1879, a school teacher, and John A. Aug 1888, both born in Colorado. Helen's brother Theodore Heavener Nov 1855 in New York is a farm laborer .
John A. Bent is buried in Yakima County Washington # 39429987, "Co I. 5th M.E. Inf." - duplicated by # 111754451.
John Albert Bent, Jr. 1889-1909 is also buried in Yakima # 111754395.

December 25, 1909 Hugo, Colorado

In 1910 Yakima County, Washington, Helen T. Bent is 51, widowed, living with daughter Blanche M. Bowman 31 and her husband J.W Bowman, a school teacher, 38 and their three kids. -

Helen T. Bent 1854-1923 is buried in Yakima # 111754330.
Blanche died Jan 8, 1943 in Yakima County and is buried in Yakima # 116792111.

O. Theodore Hevener 1856-1947 is buried in Phelps County, Missouri # 85164113.
He was born to Andrew Hevener and Roda Nevins November 29, 1856 at Charlet ??.

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