Civil War Veterans Buried In Washington State - Alvah Kent

Alvah M. Kent

Representing: Union

Unit History

  • 132nd Pennsylvinia Infantry D
  • 11th Maryland Infantry B
  • 5th US Artillery B & L
Alvah Kent
Family History


He was born in New York and died in Seattle.
Residence was not listed;
Enlisted on 5/25/1864 as a Private.
On 5/25/1864 he mustered into "B" Co. MD 11th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 9/29/1864.
Source - Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-65

Census Place Martins Ferry, Belmont, Ohio
-- Funeral notice, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Saturday, October 6, 1923, page 4, column H
KENT - At 1225 East Alder Street, Oct. 4, 1923, ALVAH M. KENT, beloved husband of Louise M. and father of William B. and Howard T. Kent and Mrs. Estella Steeves, aged 78 years; a member of Evergreen Lodge No. 2, A. O. U. W. and Stevens Post No. 1, G. A. R.

Funeral services will take place from the Butterworth Mortuary, 300 East Pine, Sunday at 3 p.m. All friends and members of above societies invited. Interment at Mount Pleasant.

Alva M. Kent was born in New York, United States, in February 1845. He enlisted in the Civil War Union Army as a Private. On 25 May 1864 he mustered into "B" Company, Maryland 11th Infantry. He mustered out on 29 September 1864. He married Louisa M. Waters, and they had three children: Estella May Kent, William Byron Kent, and Howard Talmadge Kent. Alva died 4 October 1923 in Seattle, King, Washington and was buried in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Seattle.

FAG memorial: 5504575

Family Search profile: L4Y6-C1Y

R. L. Polk & Co., Seattle City Directory, 1891-1893 - Kent - Alvah - M
Record Series: Miscellaneous Family History
Collection: R. L. Polk & Co., Seattle City Directory, 1891-1893
County: King
Year: 1891
Residence City, Town, Or Post Office: Seattle
Last Name: Kent
First Name: Alvah
Middle Name: M
Page Number: 466
Line Number: 8
Profession: Policeman
Residential Status Is Home, Rental, Business, Boarder, Roomer, Other: res



Buried at Mt Pleasant Cemetery AKA Free Methodist & Seattle IOOF

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