Allen Gentry

Maleabout 1825–2 July 1863

Brief Life History of Allen

When Allen Gentry was born about 1825, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, his father, Shadrack H. Gentry, was 33 and his mother, Rebecca Ballard, was 27. He married Lavenia about 1847, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Bibb, Alabama, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 2 July 1863, in Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 39.

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Allen Gentry
about 1825–1863
Amanda Lindsey
Marriage: 29 May 1852
Susan Gentry
David Gentry
Penelope Gentry
Caroline Gentry

Sources (22)

  • Allen Gentry, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Allen Gentry, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Allen Gentry, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    29 May 1852Bibb, Alabama, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (7)

    about 1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age NaN

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 10

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 11

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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