Garland Casley Gentry

29 November 1826–10 January 1896 (Age 69)
Bullitt, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Garland Casley

When Garland Casley Gentry was born on 29 November 1826, in Bullitt, Kentucky, United States, his father, Samuel Gentry, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Newkirk, was 28. He married Sarah Elizabeth Thornberry on 5 January 1854, in Henderson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Petersburg, Webster, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died on 10 January 1896, in Mills, Knox, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Shady Grove Cemetery, Poole, Webster, Kentucky, United States.

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Garland Casley Gentry
Sarah Elizabeth Thornberry
Marriage: 5 January 1854
Louisa Ellen Gentry
Mary Elizabeth Gentry
Ann Eliza Gentry
Cora Ellen Gentry
John L Gentry
William Joseph Gentry
Sarah Francis Gentry
Virginia Rebecca Gentry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1854Henderson, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens
    Age 4
    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex and Middlesex): nickname 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 (19)

    • Garlan Gentry, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Garlan C Gentry in entry for John D Gentry, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
    • Garlend Gentry, "United States Census, 1880"

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