Scotty Gentry

1874–1946 (Age 71)
New Liberty, Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Scotty

When Scotty Gentry was born on 8 September 1874, in New Liberty, Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States, her father, Reuben Gentry, was 47 and her mother, Pauline Baker, was 38. She married Jessie "Lamar" Yancey on 25 February 1896, in Owen, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Magisterial District 1, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 1, Owen, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 22 June 1946, in Owen, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in New Liberty Ioof Cemetery, New Liberty, Owen, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Scotty Gentry
Jessie "Lamar" Yancey
Marriage: 25 February 1896
Laurel G Yancey
Marcus Clarke Yancey
Pauline Yancey
Ray F Yancey

Spouse & Children

  • Female1874–1946Female

  • Jessie "Lamar" Yancey


25 February 1896
Owen, Kentucky, United States


  • Male1899–1990Male

  • Marcus Clarke Yancey


  • Pauline Yancey


  • Ray F Yancey


Parents & Siblings

  • Reuben Gentry


  • Pauline Baker




  • Alcester Gentry


  • Irene Gentry


  • Laurena Gentry


  • Louise Gentry


  • Robert Turner Gentry


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 18

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Dottie Yancy in household of Lamar Yancy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dollie Yancey in household of Lamar Yancey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Seottie Yancy, "United States Census, 1930"

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