Selah J Gentry

1884–1887 (Age 2)
Trail Creek Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States

The Life of Selah J

When Selah J Gentry was born on 9 December 1884, in Trail Creek Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States, her father, Phillip Gentry, was 41 and her mother, Mary Jane Etherton, was 41. She died on 9 February 1887, at the age of 2, and was buried in Cainsville, Harrison, Missouri, United States.

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Phillip Gentry
Mary Jane Etherton
Elizabeth Gentry
Sarah C Gentry
Alonzo "Lonzo" Gentry
Jennettie Gentry
Huldah Gentry
Amos E Gentry
William Wilson Gentry
Blythe Gentry
Selah J Gentry

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Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

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 (2)

  • Gentry, "Missouri Births and Christenings, 1827-1935"
  • Selah J Gentry, "Find A Grave Index"

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