Edith Z Gentry

13 August 1929–24 March 2012 (Age 82)
Jackson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Edith Z

When Edith Z Gentry was born on 13 August 1929, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Linus Roscoe Gentry, was 42 and her mother, Mary Louvina Gentry, was 37. She lived in Clay, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Civil District 3, Clay, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 24 March 2012, in Cookeville, Putnam, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Crest Lawn Cemetery, Cookeville, Putnam, Tennessee, United States.

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Linus Roscoe Gentry
Mary Louvina Gentry
Edith Z Gentry
Angie Faye Gentry
Billy James Gentry
Wilma Winell Gentry
Linus Ray Gentry

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World Events (8)

Age 2
The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built
Age 2
In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment
Age 22
Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

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 (7)

  • Edith Z Gentry in household of Linus Gentry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Gentry in household of L R Gentry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith Gentry, "Tennessee, Jackson County Records, 1801-1974"

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