Searcy Robert Gentry

1903–1962 (Age 59)
Williamson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Searcy Robert

When Searcy Robert Gentry was born on 13 January 1903, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Andrew Deleran Gentry, was 43 and his mother, Mary Jane Susan McCanless, was 39. He lived in Civil District 18, Williamson, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 January 1962, in Athens, Limestone, Alabama, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Athens, Limestone, Alabama, United States.

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Searcy Robert Gentry
Katherine Meadows

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Andrew Deleran Gentry


  • Mary Jane Susan McCanless




  • Effie Mai Gentry


  • Onnie Gentry


  • Lena Gentry


  • Susie Gentry


  • Male1894–1970Male

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • Searcy Robert Gentry in household of Andrew Hill Gentry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Searcy Gentry in household of A D Gentry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Searcy Robert Gentry, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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