Eula Gentry

31 May 1900–3 September 1951 (Age 51)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Eula

When Eula Gentry was born on 31 May 1900, in Kentucky, United States, her father, William Luther Gentry, was 29 and her mother, Cora Sandbach, was 25. She married Selgrath Marsdiana Schank on 1 April 1950, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Magisterial District 2 Durbin, Grayson, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Leitchfield, Grayson, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 3 September 1951, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Leitchfield, Grayson, Kentucky, United States.

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Selgrath Marsdiana Schank
Eula Gentry
Marriage: 1 April 1950

Spouse and Children

    Selgrath Marsdiana Schank



1 April 1950
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Clyde Gentry



    Glen Gentry



    Beulah V Gentry


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 4

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Eula M Gentry in household of William L Gentry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eula Gentrey in household of William Gentrey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eula M Gentry, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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