Shelton Gentry

1788–1833 (Age 45)
Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Shelton

When Shelton Gentry was born in 1788, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, Samuel Gentry, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Brock, was 33. He married Sarah Staton on 14 June 1814, in Barren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 4 November 1833, in Warrick, Indiana, United States, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Shelton Gentry
1788–1833
Sarah Staton
1792–1835
Marriage: 14 June 1814
Nancy Gentry
1815–1897
Martha Jane Gentry
1818–1864
Jesse Gentry
1820–1901
David Daniel Gentry
1821–1866
Susan Gentry
1822–1880
Elizabeth Gentry
1826–1888
Mary "Polly" Gentry
1826–1900
Sarah Gentry
1828–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 June 1814
Barren, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

  • Nancy Gentry

    Female1815–1897Female

  • Martha Jane Gentry

    Female1818–1864Female

  • Jesse Gentry

    Male1820–1901Male

  • Male1821–1866Male

  • Female1822–1880Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 1

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1803

Age 15

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Shelton Gentry in entry for John Louis Gentry and Unknown, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Shelton Gentry, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Shelton Gentry, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

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