Dr. William Alexander Trent

#138, b. 14 August 1796, d. 13 January 1883
Father*Stephen Woodson Trent b. 20 Jan 1769, d. 12 Mar 1853
Mother*Elizabeth Bassett Coupland b. 1 Jan 1776, d. 13 Mar 1844
     Dr. William Alexander Trent was born on 14 August 1796 Cumberland County, Virginia.1 He was the son of Stephen Woodson Trent and Elizabeth Bassett Coupland. Dr. William Alexander Trent was born on 15 September 1796. according to his gravestone in the Presbyterian Cemetery, Lynchberg, Virginia. William and Judith Clough Anderson were married 28 October 1819 Cumberland County, Virginia, Bentley, Elizabeth Petty, indexer. Virginia Marriage Records: From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly, and Tyler's Quarterly. Baltimore, MD: Genealogy Publishing Co., Inc., 1984.1,2 William and Eliza S Deane were married 9 May 1826.1 Dr. William Alexander Trent died 13 January 1883, in Lynchburg, Virginia at age 86 years, 4 months and 30 days.1
     He Verified by DAR National No. 181486 and 13246. He was a physician.

Children of William and Judith

Children of William and Eliza

Last Edited=25 Feb 2018


  1. [S232] Anderson, Cocke, Coupland, Gannaway, Harris, Harrison, McClung, O'Sheal, Trent, Wilson Deane, Trent family Bible record, 1749-1903, digital image (Richmond, VA: Library of Virginia, 1817); Unknown, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  2. [S233] W. P. Anderson, Anderson Family Records (Cincinnati, Ohio: W. F. Shaefer & Co., 1936), p 86, Samuel Anderson's will and p 98.