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Gentry Genealogy & History

Gentry is a French surname, most likely descending from the Old French "gentil", meaning high born. Contrary to the word's meaning, it was not generally used as a nickname for people who behaved like nobility but was usually reserved for actual members of the aristocracy. The first recorded instance of Gentry family history is Osbert le Gentil, added to Hampshire's Pipe Rolls in 1202. Gentry genealogy counts several well-known individuals, such as actor Robert Gentry, singer-songwriter Bobby Gentry, and author Alistair Gentry. A county in Missouri is named for Missouri native Col. Richard Gentry, who died in the Seminole War.


Gentry Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Aaron Gentry-- --, 1929September ,1980AR
Bailey Gentry-- --, 1902November ,1983OH
C Rogers Gentry-- --, 1921March 4,2004VA
Daisy Gentry-- --, 1906December 29,1990NC

Gentry Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Alberta Gentry-- --, 1916April 4,2000Atchison,KS
F David Gentry-- --, 1926March 15,2008Cathedral City,CA
G W Gentry-- --, 1926March 4,1998Eufaula,OK
H Clifton Gentry-- --, 1916May 4,1990Hartford,KY

Gentry Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Albert GentrySandra JonesSeptember 1,1979Wake, NC
Bruce GentryConnie CrossFebruary 26,1993Wake, NC
Charles GentryElizabeth BarkerAugust 21,1960Wake, NC
David GentryDanna JohnsonJuly 26,1965Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Gentry

654th: Winters655th: O'Neal
656th: Case657th: Blackwell
658th: Huber659th: Bender
660th: O'Connell661st: Santos
662nd: Prince663rd: Chan

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