Fourth Generation


127. Capt. Roscoe Milton "Ross" Kent was born on 30 September 1888 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was a Steamship captain in Maine. He died on 12 November 1975 at the age of 87 in North Yarmouth, Cumberland County, Maine, USA. ROSCOE KENT
Swan's Island: Capt. Roscoe M. Kent, 87, died at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Moulton of North Yarmouth, Nov. 12. He was born on Swan's Island Sept. 30, 1888, the son of Martin J. and Hattie (Sprague) Kent. A well known figure along the Maine coast, he was employed by the Vinalhaven - Rockland Steamboat and the Casco Bay Lines in Portland. He retired to Swan's Island in 1959. Surviving besides his daughter, Mrs. Maxine Moulton of North Yarmouth, are another daughter, Mrs. Edward (Carolyn) Williamson of Middletown, R.I.; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. from the Swan's Island Methodist Church. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery on Swan's Island. Island friends are asked to please make contributions to their respective churches. Arrangements are by the Fernald Funeral Chapel in Mount Desert. Ross was buried on 14 November 1975 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

Capt. Roscoe Milton "Ross" Kent and Mildred Stockbridge were married on 17 February 1917 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Mildred Stockbridge, daughter of Isaiah J. Stockbridge and Elwilda Staples, was born on 27 June 1897 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Birth attended by Dr. H. W. Small. Weight 8 pounds. She died on 10 November 1971 at the age of 74 in Milbridge, Washington County, Maine, USA. MILDRED KENT
Swan's Island: Mrs. Mildred S. Kent, 74, died Nov. 10 at a Milbridge nursing home following a long illness.
She was born at Swan's Island June 27, 1897, the daughter of Isiah and Ewilda (Staples) Stockbridge.
She is survived by her husband, Capt. Roscoe Kent of Swan's Island; three daughters, Mrs. Maxine Moulton of North Yarmouth, Mrs. Carolyn Williamson of Middletown, R.I., Miss Margaret Kent of Swan's Island; one brother, Earl Stockbridge of Portland; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. from the Methodist Church in Swan's Island. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery on Swan's Island.
Arrangements are bu the Fernald Funeral Chapel in Mt. Desert. She was buried on 13 November 1971 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

Capt. Roscoe Milton "Ross" Kent-2041 and Mildred Stockbridge-1400 had the following children:

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Margaret Delle Kent was born on 15 August 1917 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 18 April 1973 at the age of 55 in Bar Harbor Hospital, Maine, USA. MARGARET KENT
Swan's Island: Kent, Margaret D., died April 18 at a Bar Harbor hospital. Born on Swan's Island Aug. 15, 1917, the daughter of Roscoe M. and Mildred (Stockbridge) Kent. Surviving besides her father of Swan's Island; two sisters, Mrs. George (Maxine) Moulton of North Yarmouth and Mrs. Edward (Carolyn) Williamson of Middletown, R.I.; one uncle; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday 1:30 p.m. from the Swan's Island Methodist Church. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. She was buried on 21 April 1973 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. Unmarried.

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Maxine Eleanor Kent-3827.

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Carolyn Sue Kent-4249.