Margaret Clara Gentry

Female26 April 1924–19 February 1983

Brief Life History of Margaret Clara

When Margaret Clara Gentry was born on 26 April 1924, in Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States, her father, George Vander Gentry, was 22 and her mother, Bessie Louise Fritts, was 21. She married Alfred Howard Ebberts on 1 September 1942. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Hot Springs Township, Garland, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 19 February 1983, in Bend, Deschutes, Oregon, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Pendleton, Umatilla, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Howard Ebberts
Margaret Clara Gentry
Marriage: 1 September 1942
James Vander Ebberts

Sources (11)

  • C Margrette Gentry in household of Clara Fritts, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret Gentry, "United States Western States Marriage Index"
  • Margaret Clara Brothers, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1942
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


    Age 5

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.


    Age 17

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    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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