Descendants of

JOSEPH GENTRY was b. about 1728 in VA, m. AGNES ? about 1750 and d. May 1813 in Surry Co., NC. Agnes d. February 1826 in Surry Co., NC.

Children of JOSEPH GENTRY and AGNES:

1. Shelton Gentry m. Elizabeth and d. about 1830

2. William Gentry

3. Elizabeth Gentry

4. Anne Gentry

5. Judith Gentry

6. Sarah Gentry

7. Susanna Gentry

8. Agey Gentry

9. SAMUEL GENTRY b. 1756 in Lunenberg Co., VA, m. 1st Unknown, m. 2nd SARAH BROCK on May 24, 1787 in Surry Co., NC., and m. 3rd UNKNOWN. He d. after February 16, 1816 in Barren Co., KY. (SARAH was b. in Surry Co., NC and d. in Barren Co., KY.)

Children of SAMUEL GENTRY and 1st wife:

1. Joseph Gentry b. January 5, 1776, m. Rhoda Thomas January 8, 1801 in Ohio Co., KY and d. in Ohio Co., KY.

2. James Gentry b. June 15, 1778, m. Elizabeth Hornback on July 1, 1803 in Ohio Co., KY and d. June 5, 1840 in Spencer Co., IN.

NOTE: In 1816 James moved from KY to Spencer Co., IN and settled near the present town of Gentryville, which was named for him. He was a man of great energy, good judgement and accumulated a large fortune. He at one time owned 5,000 acres of land in Spencer Co., IN. -The Gentry Families of America, p268

3. Agnes Gentry b. about 1780, m. John Phillips on January 18, 1799 in Surry co., NC, and d. January 4, 1853 in Warrick Co., IN. She is bur. in Little Zion Cemetery in Warrick Co.

4. George Gentry b. 1781 in NC and d. August 15, 1875 in Warrick Co., IN. He d. at the home of George Washington "Wash" Gentry and is bur. in Skelton Township Cemetery.

5. Matthew Gentry b. 1782, m. Nancy Stabon, and d. in Warrick Co., IN.


1. Arthur Gentry, m. Sally O'Neal on June 26, 1816 in Barren Co., KY.

2. Thomas Gentry, m. Kitty Allen on February 20, 1814 in Barren Co., KY.

3. SHELTON GENTRY b. about 1792 in Surry Co., NC, m. SARAH SEATON on June 14, 1814 in Barren Co., KY and d. before November 10, 1833 in Warrick Co., IN. Will was dated October 30, 1933. He was a Baptist Preacher. (SARAH was b. 1790 in Barren Co., KY and d. after 1835 in Spencer Co., IN)

Children of SAMUEL GENTRY and 3rd wife UNKNOWN:

1. Elizabeth Gentry

2. SAMUEL GENTRY b. about 1810 in KY, m. NANCY GENTRY (b. about 1815 in KY) on September 18, 1839.


1. Susan Gentry m. John Crow February 13, 1842

2. Elizabeth Gentry m. Henry Hart November 14, 1844

3. Sarah Gentry b. 1814 m. James Polk January 6, 1830

4. MARTHA JANE GENTRY b. before June 1, 1815 in Surry Co., NC, m. SAMUEL HENDERSON WATSON on November 14, 1834 in Warrick Co., IN.

5. Jesse Gentry b. 1820

6. David Gentry b. 1821


1. Warner Gentry b. 1845

2. MARY JANE GENTRY b. March 14, 1850 in IN, m. WILLIAM A. BROSHEARS on October 6, 1881 in Warrick Co., IN and d. March 5, 1939 at 431 S. Bedford Av., Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN. (Cause of death - Cerebral Hemorrage) They are both bur. at Rose Hill Cemetery, Warrick Co., IN. (NOTE: Greek Mortuary bill - Funeral cost $173.00, with a discount of $8.25, for a total of $164.75)

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