Harry Henry Gentry

18 September 1854–29 May 1921 (Age 66)
Mundon, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Harry Henry

When Harry Henry Gentry was born on 18 September 1854, in Mundon, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Gentry, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Davis, was 30. He married Martha Ellen Syphus on 9 March 1877, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Great Clacton, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada, United States in 1880. He died on 29 May 1921, in Saint Thomas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Saint Thomas Memorial Cemetery, Overton, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Henry Gentry
1854–1921
Martha Ellen Syphus
1859–1925
Marriage: 9 March 1877
Henry Edward Gentry
1878–1878
Edward Luke Gentry
1879–1879
Ellen Christina Gentry
1881–1950
Samuel Bruce Gentry
1883–1954
George Long Gentry
1888–1888
Harry Syphus Gentry
1889–1954
Adella Gentry
1893–1973
Laura May Gentry
1897–1980
Osborne Leland Gentry
1900–1982

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1877St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1856
    Age 2
    Nevada is the 36th state.
    1863
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 18
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex and Middlesex): nickname from Middle English, Old French genterie ‘nobility of birth or character’. Compare Gentle .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Gentle

    Story Highlight

    The Early Settlement of Panaca, Nevada, a Brief History by Amy L. Moser

    The Early Settlement of Panaca, Nevada, a Brief History by Amy L. Moser In the year 1864 in western Utah Territory some travelers discovered a valley with a flowing creek and blue hazed mountains …

    Sources (20)

    • Henry Gentry in household of James Gentry, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Henry Gentry in entry for Harry S. Gentry, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Henry Gentry in household of Jam A Gentry, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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