Sarah Marshall Dent, Wife of General John Dent
of the Revolutionary
War, died April 9, 1795. Tombstone: "This tribute, due to the Memory
of an Excellent Mother and good woman, is made by George Dent."
Daughter, Ann Herbert Dent (born October 30, 1756) was the Mother
of Jane Herbert (Dent) Wilkinson, who married Doctor James Long and
went on to fame as the "Mother of Texas." Son, Thomas Marshall Dent
(born October 22, 1761) was the Maternal Grandfather of Confederate
Lt. General James Longstreet.
Photo: Copyright 1997 © Jay J. Pulli
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