Elizabeth Gentry

before 1790–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Gentry was born before 1790, in Virginia, United States, her father, David Gentry, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Whitlock, was 39.

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Family Time Line

David Gentry
1753–1847
Elizabeth Whitlock
1750–1810
Joel Gentry
1772–
David Gentry
1774–
John Norment Gentry
1783–1849
Elizabeth Gentry
1790–
L. C. Gentry
1794–
Nancy Gentry
1802–1840
William Elias Gentry
1784–1869
Thomas Gentry
1785–1868
Elizabeth Gentry
1786–
Jesse Gentry
1787–
George Gentry
1794–
Sarah Gentry
1797–1840

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 1

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 22

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

Name Meaning

English: nickname, sometimes perhaps ironic, from Middle English, Old French genterie ‘nobility of birth or character’. Compare Gentle .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • 1880 Census showing Elizabeth (89), Lewis (20), Larra J. (18), and James N. Gentry (8) in Flagpond, Unicoi, TN
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Gentry - Government record: birth-name: Elizabeth Gentry

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