Robert J Gentry

Maleabout 1827–

Brief Life History of Robert J

When Robert J Gentry was born about 1827, in Columbia, Adair, Kentucky, United States, his father, Robert Gentry, was 44 and his mother, Julia Simpson, was 43. He married Serilda Ashby on 20 August 1846, in Carroll, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hurricane Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Missouri, United States in 1870.

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Robert J Gentry
Serilda Ashby
Marriage: 20 August 1846
Robert W. Gentry
William Gentry
Elza Green Gentry
Flonoid Gentry
Congrave Gentry
Kattie Gentry

Sources (13)

  • Robert Gentry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert Gentry, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Robert Gentry in entry for Chas L Walton and Kattie Gentry, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 August 1846Carroll, Missouri, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (19)

    +14 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 3

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries 1833: Carroll County created


    Age 34

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern 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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