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Lettice Hawkins Palmer Bent

June 27, 1785– , 1855

Born at Castleton, Rutland County, Vermont; daughter of Hannah Brown and Gaylord Hawkins. Probably died in Harrison County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 8. “Early Church Information File, 1830–1900,” database and images, FamilySearch (, accessed July 2015), Lettice Bent. Lyndon W. Cook, Nauvoo Marriages Proxy Sealings 1843–1846 (Provo, UT: Grandin Book, 2004), 65. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Feb. 2016), Lettis Hawkins ML26-PCZ . “U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796–1907,” database and images, (, accessed Aug. 2015), no. 4218, June 15, 1855, Lottice Bent; from Automated Records Project; Federal Land Patents, State Volumes, Bureau of Land Management, Eastern States, General Land Office Records, Springfield, VA.