James W Gentry

Brief Life History of James W

When James W Gentry was born on 4 November 1837, in Monroe, Indiana, United States, his father, Matthew Gentry Jr., was 37 and his mother, Nancy L. Staton, was 38. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Mary A FITZGERALD. He lived in Pigeon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Owen Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States for about 40 years. 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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Family Time Line

James W Gentry
1837–1912
Mary A FITZGERALD
1833–1912
Lucietta Carolina Gentry
1860–1921
James Hardin GENTRY
1864–1941
Nancy A. GENTRY
1865–1945
Francis Marion "FRANK" Gentry
1869–1942
Charles Eli Gentry
1872–1958

Sources (18)

  • James Gentry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Gentry, "Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920"
  • Jas Gentry in entry for J H Gentry and H Barnett, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

World Events (8)

1844

Oldest grave seen in the memorials list.

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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