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(Roanoke) Evening News, Roanoke, VA
Death Notice of Jacob C. Gent

December 30, 1909

News has been received here of the death at Lebanon, Russell county, on Saturday last, of Captain J. C. Gent, a prominent citizen of that community, and at one time the representative of Russell county in the Virginia legislature. Captain Kent was a brave soldier of the Confederate army, and at the time of his death was commander of the camp of ex-Confederate veterans at Lebanon. He was about 78 years of age. Among his surviving children is the wife of Judge Burns, of Lebanon.

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