Charlotte Gentle

Brief Life History of Charlotte

When Charlotte Gentle was born on 29 March 1789, in Blackford, Perthshire, Scotland, her father, William Gentle, was 40 and her mother, Jane Home, was 35. She married John Fotheringham on 18 April 1819, in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1848 and lived in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 18 April 1861, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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John Fotheringham
Charlotte Gentle
Marriage: 18 April 1819
Jean Fotheringham
Jane Fotheringham
John Fotheringham
William Vaun Fotheringham
Margarett Fotheringham
Sarah Jane Fotheringham

Sources (27)

  • Charlotte Fotheringham in household of John Fotheringham, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
  • Charlotte Gentle, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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Name Meaning

English (southern): nickname from Middle English, Old French gentil ‘high born, noble’ (from Latin gentilis, from gens ‘family, tribe’, itself from the root gen- ‘to be born’).

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

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Charlotte Gentle

JOHN FOTHERINGHAM AND CHARLOTTE GENTLE John Fotheringham was born on 15 February 1792 in Culross, Perth, Scotland to John Fotheringham and Isabella Aitkin. We know of tw …

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