Inez Myrl Gentry

1 February 1926–18 September 2009 (Age 83)
Owen Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States

The Life of Inez Myrl

When Inez Myrl Gentry was born on 1 February 1926, in Owen Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States, her father, Elvis Earl Gentry, was 36 and her mother, Helen Elzora Harper, was 24. She died on 18 September 2009, in Boonville, Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States.

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Melvin E. Mills
Inez Myrl Gentry

Spouse and Children

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    Helen Elzora Harper




World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 3

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 22

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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)

  • Iris M Gentry in household of Elvis Gentry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Inez M in entry for Mr Melvin E Mills, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Inez Mills in entry for James R Gentry, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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