Shadrack H. Gentry

1793–1853 (Age 60)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Shadrack H.

When Shadrack H. Gentry was born in 1793, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Abednego Gentry, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Brooks, was 27. He married Polly Jacks on 14 October 1810, in Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Whitepost, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States in 1820 and Surry, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 21 November 1853, in Yadkin, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Hamptonville, Yadkin, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Shadrack H. Gentry
1793–1853
Polly Jacks
1792–1847
Marriage: 14 October 1810
Gardner Gentry
1805–
Charity Adaline Gentry
1816–1880
Amelia Gentry
1822–1883
Lousiana Gentry
1812–1860
Drucilla Louisiana Gentry
1812–1865
Abednego Gentry
1813–1899
Margaret Adelaide Gentry
1815–1908
Richard Gentry
1816–1846
Richard Gentry
1818–1850
Mary Martha Ann Gentry
1827–1884
Joshua Bethel Gentry
1831–1865

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 October 1810
Surry, North Carolina, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1758–1844Male

  • Elizabeth Brooks

    Female1766–1820Female

siblings

(12)

  • see notes regarding this woman and date

    Female1779–1870Female

  • Female1779–1876Female

  • Reuben Gentry

    Male1782–1810Male

  • Female1786–1862Female

  • William Gentry

    Male1788–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 6

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1812

Age 19

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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)

  • Shadrack Gentry, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Shadrick Gentry, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Shadrick Gentry, "United States Census, 1830"

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