William A Trent

#4593, b. circa 1854, d. 21 November 1891
Father*William Clough Trent b. 15 Sep 1824, d. 22 Jul 1886
Mother*Mary Virgin Bonner b. 26 Dec 1830, d. 5 Feb 1888
     William A Trent was born circa 1854 Tennessee. He was the son of William Clough Trent and Mary Virgin Bonner. William A Trent died 21 November 1891,

"Died November 21, 1891
Son of late W. C. Trent
Survived by
Three brothers
Two sisters"

Note in Gately Scrapbook.

Wm A is the only brother unaccounted for after 1891.1
     He was not employed in the 1880 census. William, 26, and Royal, 20, are listed as "at home," while their sister, Bettie, 24 is listed as a school teacher. The younger children are listed as "at school." in 1880. He appeared on the census of 1880 in the household of William Clough Trent and Mary Virgin Bonner West Street, Somerville, Fayette County, Tennessee; According to the 1880 census of District 17, Somerville, Fayette, Tennessee, the family of W C and Mary V Trent lived on West Street.

W C was a Livery Keeper. Mary V is keeping house.

Children are listed as:
William 26, at home
Bettie, 24, School Teacher
Royal, 20, at home
Lucy, 16, at school
Richard, 13 [or 15] at school
Mary 9 at school.

It is clearly West Street -- not Depot Street.
Last Edited=29 Mar 2018


  1. [S338] Joy Rosser, news article Jun 2008, Somerville, Tennessee.