Von C Gentry

19 May 1884–13 October 1964 (Age 80)
Arizona, United States

The Life of Von C

When Von C Gentry was born on 19 May 1884, in Arizona, United States, his father, Valentine or Vol Gentry, was 26 and his mother, Julia Huffstutler, was 18. He married Ruth H Spalding on 24 December 1915, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Downey Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1900 and Monterey Park, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920. He died on 13 October 1964, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Von C Gentry
Ruth H Spalding
Marriage: 24 December 1915
Margaret Gentry
June Gentry

Spouse and Children


    Ruth H Spalding


24 December 1915
Los Angeles, California, United States


    Margaret Gentry


    June Gentry


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 7

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (3)

  • Von Gentry in household of Vol Gentry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Von C Gentry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Von Gentry, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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