Mary Florilla Ensor

20 October 1888–3 July 1953 (Age 64)
Baxter, Putnam, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Florilla

When Mary Florilla Ensor was born on 20 October 1888, in Baxter, Putnam, Tennessee, United States, her father, Jonathan Lasley Ensor, was 40 and her mother, Rhoda Almeda Bryant, was 21. She married Oscar Pittman Gentry on 5 August 1906, in Putnam, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Monterey, Putnam, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 3 July 1953, in Smyrna, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Smyrna, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Pittman Gentry
Mary Florilla Ensor
Marriage: 5 August 1906
Willie Mae Gentry
Grace Gentry
Marie Gentry
Edward Gentry
Donald Gentry
Mary Francis Gentry

Spouse and Children

5 August 1906
Putnam, Tennessee, United States


    Willie Mae Gentry


    Grace Gentry


    Marie Gentry


    Edward Gentry


    Donald Gentry


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Lasley Ensor





+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Edensor in Derbyshire, which derives its name from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Ēadhūn ( see Eden 1) + Old English ofer ‘ridge’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Marry Gentry in household of Oscar Gentry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Gentry in household of Oscar P Gentry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Gentry in household of Oscar Gentry, "United States Census, 1930"

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