Posted By:Carol Wilson
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Subject:Gentry family Bullitt Co., KY; Stilesville, Hendricks, IN; IL & MO
Post Date:September 27, 2010 at 15:18:47
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Blackston Gentry was born in Virginia in 1763. He married Mary Molly Bunch in 1786. She died before 1815 in Bullitt co., KY.

They had the following children:

1. James Gentry b. 1786 d.
1870 Stilesville, Hendricks, IN
2. Joseph Gentry b.ca 1788 VA d. 1846 Stilesville, Henricks, IN
3. Martin Gentry b. ca 1790 d. 1852 Gold Fields of California
4. Nicholas Gentry. b. 16 Dec 1790 VA d. 1876 Bullitt, co. KY
5. Samuel Gentry b. 1795 VA d. 27 May 1871 Bullitt co., KY
6. Elizabeth Gentry b. 1795 VA d. 1824 Stilesville, Hendricks, IN
7. Garland Gentry b. 1796 Bullitt co., KY d. IL
8. Mary Gentry b. 1798 Bullitt co., KY d. Stilesville, Hendricks, IN
9. Ellison Gentry b. 1799 Bullitt co., KY d. Stilesville, Hendricks, IN

In Sept 1816 Blackston married Nancy Hough in KY and
it is said that in the autumn of 1832 they moved their family to Stilesville, Hendricks, IN

Blackston and Nancy had the following children:
10. Barry Monroe Gentry b. 16 Jan 1821 KY
11. America Gentry
12. Eliza J. Gentry
13. Sarah Ann Gentry
14. John W. Gentry
15. Jeremiah Gentry
16. Melvin A. Gentry
17. Hezekiah Gentry

2nd generation:
1. James married Mary Cornwall and lived their early marriage years in Bullitt co., KY but James is said to have died in 1870 in Stilesville, Hendricks, IN. Mary died in 1854 in Bullitt co., KY.

James and Mary had the following children:
1-1. Allison Taylor b.c 19 Feb 1823
1-2. Florinda b. ca 1825
1-3. John H. b. 1827
1-4. Alexander Quentin b. 1829
1-5. Martin L. b. ca 1831

2. Joseph Gentry married Sarah Stringer 20 Nov 1810 Bullitt Co., KY and died there ca 1846.

Joseph and Sarah had the following children:
2-1. Emeline b. 1840
2-2. Sarah E. b. 1847
2-3. Lewis Madison b. 13 Sep 1850 d. 15 Nov 1919 Mt. Washington, Bullitt, KY Married Mary Magdalene Owens.
Children of Lewis and Mary include
..2-3-1 Icie Cora b. 18 Aug 1878 d. 1 Sep 1910 Married Henry O. Glasgow
..2-3-2. Emma Edit b. 1 Feb 1883 Never married as far as I can tell
..2-3-3. Ono Burr b. 23 Feb 1892 d. 27 Feb 1941 Bullitt co., KY Married Lillie Pearl Owens 16 Nov 1914 Bullitt co., KY
2-4. Virginia .b 1854
2-5. William


6. Elizabeth Gentry married John Giles in 1814 Lark co., IN and she died in 1824 in Stilesville, Hendricks, IN

John and Elizabeth Gentry Giles had one son:
6-1. Gentry Gorman Giles b. 1819 Bullitt co., KY d. 1894 Grass, Spencer, IN

8. Mary Gentry- is said to have died the same year of her birth and is buried in Stilesville Cemetery.

9. Ellison Gentry is said to have died in 1800 at 1 yrs of age in Stilesville, Hendricks, IN

10. Barry Monroe married Elizabeth Ludlow

I am still working on this line, but if anyone has information of wants to exchange informatio, please contact me...

Thanking you in advance
Carol