Mary (Snyder) Dent

Mary Ellen (Snyder) Dent (abt. 1833 - 1868)

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Mary Ellen Dent formerly Snyder aka Snider
Born about in Marion or Fayette County, Virginia (West Virginia), USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married (to ) in Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginiamap
Died in Mannington, Marion County, West Virginia, USAmap [uncertain]
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Profile last modified | Created 28 Jul 2013
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NOTE: Conflicting information regarding DOD. Official record states March 21 1868.

FindAGrave states March 24 1864. Gravestone indicates March 24 1868. DOD listed here is the official record of death date.


Marmaduke Dent, "West Virginia, Marriages, 1854-1932

  • Name: Marmaduke Dent
  • Birth Date: 1833

Birthplace: Monongalia Co., Va. Age: 22 *Spouse's Name: Mary E. Snider *Spouse's Birth Date: 1833 Spouse's Birthplace: Fayette Co. Spouse's Age: 22 *Event Date: 09 Oct 1855 Event Place: Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia *Father's Name: D. E. Dent Mother's Name: M. Dent *Spouse's Father's Name: Wm. Snider Spouse's Mother's Name: R. [Rebecca][1]Snider Race:

Marital Status: Single Spouse's Marital Status: Single

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M58062-7 System Origin: West Virginia-EASy GS Film number: 34488 Reference ID: p 4[2] [3]

Census Records

1860 Census


Surname GivenName Age Sex Race Birthplace

  • Mary E 25 F W PA
  • Ann S 2 F W PA [5]

1870 Census

West Virginia Marion Fairmont

This census is AFTER the death of Marmaduke's first wife Mary Snyder/Snider Dent (1868)

Name: Marmaduke Dent Event Type: Census Event Year: 1870 Event Place: West Virginia, United States Gender: Male

Age: 35 Race: White Race (Original): W

Birth Year (Estimated): 1834-1835 Birthplace: Virginia Page Number: 8 Household Role Gender Age Birthplace

  • Wesley Fisher M 27 Virginia
  • Rebecca Fisher F 26 Virginia
  • Lola May Fisher F 4 Virginia
  • Mary L Fisher F 1 Virginia
  • Doras Jane Snider F 23 Virginia
  • Anne S Dent F 12 Virginia
  • Charles M Dent M 8 Virginia
  • William E Dent M 6 West Virginia
  • James A Dent M 2 West Virginia
  • Marmaduke Dent M 35 Virginia [6]

Death Record

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Name: Mary E./Dent Sex: Female

Death Date: 21 Mar 1868 Death Place: Marion, West Virginia

Age at Death: 34y 5m 15d

Birth Place: Marion Co., W.Va.

Mother: Rebecca/Snider

Father: Wm/Snider

Cause of death: Consumption

Find A Grave Memorial# 94476212

Birth: unknown Death: Mar. 24, 1864

w/o Marmaduke Dent

Burial: Beaty Cemetery Mannington Marion County West Virginia, USA [7]

Mary is buried in the Beaty Cemetery in Mannington, Marion County, WV, along with at least one other sibling of Marmaduke Dent, Maria Berkshire Dent Beaty. Three of his siblings married three other Beaty siblings from the same parents.[8]



  1. As noted on death record, viewable at:, 20th entry Mary E Dent
  2. "West Virginia, Marriages, 1854-1932," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 Jul 2013), Marmaduke Dent and Mary E. Snider, 09 Oct 1855.
  3. Entered by Nae X.
  4. Series: M653 Roll: 1351 Page: 821 Lines 35-37
  5. Document viewable via PERSI at Heritage. Library card required for access.
  6. Household ID: 56 , Line Number: 38 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: M593 , GS Film number: 000553192 , Digital Folder Number: 004268431 , Image Number: 00714 "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 01 Aug 2014), Marmaduke Dent in household of Wesley Fisher, West Virginia, United States; citing p. 8, family 56, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000553192.
  8. Entered by Nae X.


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Mary E Snyder Dent Gravestone
Mary E Snyder Dent Gravestone

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