Mamie J. Gentry

28 July 1919–14 November 2007 (Age 88)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Mamie J.

When Mamie J. Gentry was born on 28 July 1919, in Georgia, United States, her father, Sim W. Gentry, was 28 and her mother, Nina E. Reed, was 26. She lived in District 1180, Dawson, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 November 2007, in Dawsonville, Dawson, Georgia, United States, at the age of 88.

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Sim W. Gentry
Nina E. Reed
Carl W. Gentry
Mamie J. Gentry
Clyde Branson Gentry Sr

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 3

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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 (2)

  • Mamie Gentry in household of Simie Gentry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mamie Gentry in household of Sim Gentry, "United States Census, 1930"

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