OBITUARY JONATHAN YATES KENT. Mr. Jonathan Yates Kent died Tuesday at his residence, 2007 Druid Hill avenue, after a brief illness. He was in his seventy-fifth year. He was born in Calvert county, Maryland, and was a son of the late United States Senator Daniel Kent and a nephew of the late Governor Joseph Kent, of Maryland. After the death of his parents he resided for a while at the Governor's Mansion at Annapolis and then entered Georgetown College, where his education was completed. Previous to the Civil War he was one of the wealthiest men in Southern Maryland. At the close of the war he removed to Baltimore, where he had since resided. For the last 20 years he has been among the best-known tobacco inspectors. in this city. He was twice married, his first wife being Miss Elizabeth Blake, daughter of Dr. Thomas Blake, of Maryland, and the second, by .whom he Is survived, Miss Victoria Belt, daughter of .Commander J. W. Belt, of Chevy Chase, Washington. His surviving children are Mr. Thomas Blake Kent, of New York ; Mr. Joseph Kent, Misses Elizabeth, Florence and Ella Kent, of Baltimore; Mr. Charles Kent, of Waterbury, N. Y., and Mr. Seton Kent, of Washington. The Interment will take place today In the Old family burying ground In, Calvert county.
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