Selma Gentry

1900–1989 (Age 89)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Selma

When Selma Gentry was born on 30 January 1900, in Missouri, United States, her father, Lewis Frank Gentry, was 35 and her mother, Charlotte Lee Dronenburg, was 29. She married Emmor Robert Kimber about 1926, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 9 April 1989, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in St Joseph Memorial Park, Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Selma Gentry
Emmor Robert Kimber
Marriage: about 1926
Jerry Jeanne Clark

Spouse & Children

  • Female1900–1989Female

  • Emmor Robert Kimber


about 1926
Missouri, United States


  • Jerry Jeanne Clark


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 4

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Zllnna Gentry in household of L F Gentry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Selma Gentry in household of Frank Gentry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Selma Kimber in household of Emmor R Kimber, "United States Census, 1940"

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