William Lewis Gentry

Brief Life History of William Lewis

When William Lewis Gentry was born on 28 August 1885, in Smith, Kansas, United States, his father, Rufus A. Gentry, was 34 and his mother, Mary Francis Porter, was 28. He married Goldie May Cordell on 19 September 1912, in Paris, Monroe, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Johnston Township, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Easley Township, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 9 August 1934, in Gifford, Macon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Indian Hill Cemetery, Pettis Township, Adair, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lewis Gentry
1885–1934
Bethenia Frances Gwin
1900–1947
Marriage: 7 April 1923
Everett Lloyd Gwin
1919–1968
Lilbern Hollis Gentry
1924–2002
Howard Elwood Gentry
1928–1990
Floyd Eugene Gentry
1931–1990
Clifford Leroy Gentry
1933–

Sources (15)

  • William L Gentry, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Wm.l. Gentry, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • William Lewis Gentry, "Find A Grave Index"

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1900 · Gold for Cash!

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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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