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11) Mahala Welch, born about 1836. She married James Trent. Mahala and her two children were included in the 1870 Hancock Co., TN census, indicating either her husband passed away prior to that date, or they separated.

LAST NAME

FIRST NAME

AGE

SEX

PLACE OF BIRTH

Trent

Mahala

34

F

Tennessee

Josephine

7

F

Tennessee

Millard

3

M

Tennessee

The following is an excerpt from a document dated October 30, 1915 on record in Lee Co., VA:

". . . the three lots of land in the proceedings in said cause mentioned, being lots # 9, 10, and 11, in the partition of the real estate of T.H. Welsh, deceased, descended unto, and the title thereto became vested inn Josie Johnson and Millard Trent children and heirs at law of Mahalia Trent, deceased . . ."

Mahala (Welch) and James Trent had two children:

A)

Millard Trent, born March 29, 1860 in Hancock Co., TN and died July 30, 1904 in Lee Co., VA. He is buried in a lone grave in Lee Co., VA near the bank of the Powell River on the property that his mother inherited from her father, Tandy Welch. He married Anna Elizabeth "Betty" Church.

B)

Josephine "Josie" Trent, born March 6, 1863 in Hancock Co., TN and died July 5, 1923 in Lee Co., VA. She is buried at the Wolfe-Welch Cemetery in Hancock Co., TN. She married John W. Johnson.

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