- Born: 5 Apr 1837, Virginia
- Marriage: James W. Trent
- Died: 15 Jul 1915, Knox Co., Tennessee at age 78
- Buried: Trentville Cemetery, Knox Co., Tennessee
The 1900 Federal Census for Knox Co., Tennessee, Civil District 16, ED# 88, page 135A, dated June 12, 1900 records the widow Mary Trent (April 1837 - VA/VA/VA) with her widowed daughter, Mollie Davies (Dec 1859 - AL/VA/VA) and an adopted daughter, Claudia Huffman (Dec 1887 - NC/NC/NC). Also in the household is a black servant, Robert Moore (May 1850 - TN/Unknown/Unknown). Mary has had 7 children of whom 6 are still living while Mollie has had 1 child who is still alive.
The 1910 Federal Census for Knox Co., Tennessee, Civil District 15, ED# 131, page 208A, dated April 29, 1910 records the widow Mary Trent (73 - VA/VA/VA) with her divorced daughter, Mollie T. Trent (50 - TN/VA/VA) living on Straw Plains Pike Road. Also in the household is a female white servant, Dicie Brock (18 - TN/TN/TN). Mary has had 7 children of whom 6 are still living while Mollie has had 1 child who is still alive. Next door is Mary's son, Robert Trent (46 - AL/VA/VA) and his wife Janie (45 - TN/TN/TN) and their daughters Cecile (17 - TN) and Ruth (15 - TN). A few doors down is Mary's brother-in-law Robert W. Trent (74 - VA/VA/VA) with his wife Nettie (65 - TN/TN/KY) and their daughter Mary G. Trent (22 - TN). Robert and Nettie have been married for 34 years and have had 5 children all of whom are still living. It is the 2nd marriage for Robert and 1st for Nettie.
Mary married James W. Trent, son of William Bailey Trent and Sarah (Sallie) Wall Garrett. (James W. Trent was born on 15 Oct 1834 in Henry Co., Virginia, died on 20 Apr 1899 in Knox Co., Tennessee and was buried in Trentville Cemetery, Knox Co., Tennessee.)