James W Gentry

14 April 1837–18 November 1912 (Age 75)
Warrick, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of James W

When James W Gentry was born on 14 April 1837, in Warrick, Indiana, United States, his father, Matthew Gentry Jr., was 36 and his mother, Nancy L. Staton, was 37. He married Eliza E Burton in 1857, in Warrick, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Owen Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Le Roy, Coffey, Kansas, United States in 1920. He died on 18 November 1912, in Dickeyville, Owen Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Shiloh Cemetery, Warrick, Indiana, United States.

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James W Gentry
Eliza E Burton
Marriage: 1857
Eugene Gentry
Bestie Gentry
Bert Gentry
Benton Gentry
Ester Gentry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1857Warrick, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Warrick, Indiana, United States
    Age 24
    Kansas is the 34th state

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex and Middlesex): nickname from Middle English, Old French genterie ‘nobility of birth or character’. Compare Gentle .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (26)

    • James W Gentry in household of Bert W Gentry, "United States Census, 1920"
    • James W Gentry, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Gentry in entry for Bert Gentry, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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