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Christopher Columbus Gentry
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1843
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1921
Russell Springs
Russell County
Kentucky, USA

He was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Gentry.

He enlisted in the Union Army at Camp Ward, Kentucky on October 2, 1861 as a Private in Company K, 21st Kentucky Infantry Regiment. He mustered out on December 9, 1865 at Victoria, Texas.

The husband of Martha Elizabeth (Simpson), they had ten children: Ermine E, 1863; Daniel P, 1864; William E, 1868; Leorah C, 1870; George L, 1874; Charles E, 1877; Mary F, 1880; Laura, 1882; Clarence T, 1887; and one unknown name.

In 1900, the census record shows they had 10 children, but only 7 were living. They were in White Oak, Adair County. The record also shows that he was a dry goods merchant. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Martha Elizabeth Simpson Gentry (1843 - 1908)*
 
 Children:
  Daniel Perryman Gentry (1866 - 1942)*
  William Ed Gentry (1868 - 1929)*
  Leorah C. Gentry (1870 - 1885)*
  Charles Emmett Gentry (1877 - 1954)*
  Laura Ellen Gentry Sullivan (1882 - 1910)*
  Clarence Talton Gentry (1887 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Co. K 21st Inf of KY Vol
 
Note: The father of my Grandaunt Laura (Gentry) Sullivan.
 
Burial:
Gentry Cemetery
Gentrys Mill
Adair County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: J.Sullivan
Record added: Jul 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28423534
Christopher Columbus Gentry
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Christopher Columbus Gentry
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Christopher Columbus Gentry
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- Respectfully, Linda Jones Everett
 Added: Jan. 21, 2009

- J.Sullivan
 Added: Jul. 21, 2008
 
 
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