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Robert LENT m Elizabeth A RUGGLES NYC late 1700's
« on: Monday 13 April 20 22:55 BST (UK) »
Can anyone assist with looking up Robert Lent and Elizabeth A Ruggles please in US records who look to have resided in NYC in the late 1700's.
They had a daughter Sarah Lent born 1794 who married my ancestor Henry Edmead.  I have hit a dead end with Sarah and Henry in UK, and presume they lived in NYC until emigrating to UK and having son Alfred in 1829.
Any help much appreciated
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Re: Robert LENT m Elizabeth A RUGGLES NYC late 1700's
« Reply #1 on: Monday 13 April 20 23:43 BST (UK) »
Is this Sarah's marriage? If so, it looks like her parents also came to England.

Parish of St Pancras, County of Middlesex
Henry Edmead, widower, and Sarah Lent, spinster, both of this parish, by banns 13 January 1831
in the presence of Robert Lent and Elizabeth Lent

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It's interesting that on the 1851 Census, Sarah's birth place is not given. Everyone else's is. Have you found them on any other censuses?

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Re: Robert LENT m Elizabeth A RUGGLES NYC late 1700's
« Reply #2 on: Monday 13 April 20 23:52 BST (UK) »
Hi, thank you for replying.  We have not found Sarah anywhere else.  Ancestry.com suggested that Robert Lent married a Eliz Ruggles in NYC hence me looking to the USA.
We have checked the census.
Having hit a dead end with Henry also having not been able to find his first marriage either,  we are thinking that both him and Sarah met in NYC.  And his first marriage could have taken place there too. 

Our family tree on Ancestry is extensive with many interlinked trees  for the Edmead descendants, yet no one has been able to get back further that Henry and Sarah.

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Re: Robert LENT m Elizabeth A RUGGLES NYC late 1700's
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 14 April 20 20:21 BST (UK) »
We are looking to the US as Ancestry.com has highlighted that there is an entry for the parents of Sarah Lent in the following:
U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 Source Info
Directories & Member Lists
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Name   Lent   Different
Residence   year city, New York, USA   New
Spouse   Elizabeth Lent


Additionally, Elizabeth Lent nee Ruggles has an entry in the |N America, Family Histories, 1500-2000.

Neither of these registers am I able to access without assistance from US colleagues if anyone is able to help?  thank you


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Re: Robert LENT m Elizabeth A RUGGLES NYC late 1700's
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 14 April 20 20:55 BST (UK) »
N America, Family Histories, 1500-2000.

Genealogies of the Chute Family, allied families:

Elizabeth Adelaide Ruggles, b Sept 22, 1830, married (1) Israel Lent, (2) Charles C Jefferson; live at Beechmont, Mass.

Her father was Richard, who married in Bear River, Nova Scotia.

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US City Directories, 1822 to 1995
37 Elizabeth Lent in NYC. the earliest is 1867.

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Re: Robert LENT m Elizabeth A RUGGLES NYC late 1700's
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 14 April 20 21:24 BST (UK) »
Great, thank you, that shows the Ruggles Lent connection.

I wonder if this is a later generation, as the daughter of the Lent Ruggles marriage, Our Sarah, was born in 1794 and married in 1831

As you say, if the earliest Elizabeth Lent in NYC is 1867 then that must be a generation on.

J

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Re: Robert LENT m Elizabeth A RUGGLES NYC late 1700's
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 15 April 20 00:02 BST (UK) »
Lots of New York City city directories are available online for free:  https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/new-york-city-directories#/?tab=about

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Re: Robert LENT m Elizabeth A RUGGLES NYC late 1700's
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 15 April 20 10:24 BST (UK) »
Genealogies of the Chute Family, allied families:

I am pretty sure this is the book the information came from. It is free at archive.org. The Ruggles and Lents in Nova Scotia were two of the allied families. The page numbers were lower case Roman numerals, if that helps. But you should be able to find a format that you can search.

A genealogy and history of the Chute family in America, with some account of the family in Great Britain and Ireland; with an account of forty allied families, gathered from the most authenic [sic] sources

by     Chute, William E. (William Edward), 1832-
Publication date     1894
Publisher  Salem, Mass.

https://archive.org/details/genealogyhistory00chut/page/n8/mode/2up