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Burton Coe Gentle
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1874
Adair County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1940
Los Angeles County
California, USA

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Son of--
William Henry Gentle
and
Maria Jane Coe Gentle

Burton's parents were joined in marriage on 30 Aug 1873 in Quincy, Adams, Iowa.

Burton was the first child of the seven children of his parents (list is work in progress)--

Burton Coe Gentle 1874 1940
Ada Ella Gentle Young 1877 1966
Grace Mona Gentle 1879 1978
William Robert Gentle 1881 1959
Edward S Gentle 1883 1962
George Whittlesey Gentle 1887 1955
Elizabeth Louise Bessie Gentle 1894 1987


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Marriage--
On 22 Jun 1904 in Norfolk, Madison, Nebraska, Burton (age 29) and Frances Esther Davenport (age 21) were joined in marriage. There were three sons from this union (list is work in progress)--
Burton Coe Gentle Junior 1909 1968
Bill William Davenport Gentle 1911 1996
Robert Mac (Macie) Gentle 1914 1988

Frances Esther (Davenport) Gentle was the daughter of--
George Arthur Davenport
and
Mary Elizabeth (Reckard) Davenport

Frances was the 12th child of the 12 children of her parents. She had lots of older siblings.

Frances was named after her maternal grandmother--
Esther (Brown) Reckard [wife of Alvin Reckard].

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Military--
On 12 Sep 1918 in Madison County, Nebraska,
registered for military service in WW I, at age 44.
He described himself as small in height, balding gray hair, medium build, with gray colored eyes. He was married to Frances Esther (Davenport) Gentle and they had three sons and resided at 1205 Koenigstein Avenue in Norfolk, Madison, Nebraska. Burton was employed as an Assistant Cashier with the Citizens National Bank at 401 Norfolk Avenue in Norfolk, Madison, Nebraska.

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Residences and Occupations---

In 1880 in Creston, Union, Iowa, Burton (at age 6) was living with his parents; his father was working as a carpenter.

In 1895, Burton (at age 21) was still living in Creston, Union, Iowa.

In 1910, in Norfolk, Nebraska, married with one son.

in 1918, Burton was married with three sons and living in Norfolk, Nebraska, working as assistant bank cashier.

In 1920, Burton was married with three sons and living in Norfolk, Nebraska, working as an Acting USA Postmaster.

In 1930, Burton was married with three sons and living in Los Angeles, California, working as a real estate appraiser.

In April 1940, Burton was widowed and living in a rented residence in Los Angeles, California with his son Robert. Burton (completed 4 years of high school) is age 65 and working as a real estate appraiser for Los Angeles County.

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Death and Burial--
Burton and his wife Frances are buried in the same cemetery and the same Plot. She predeceased him by about one year.

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 Parents:
  William Henry Gentle (1851 - 1933)
  Maria Jane Coe Gentle (1854 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Esther Davenport Gentle (1883 - 1939)*
 
 Sibling:
  Burton Coe Gentle (1874 - 1940)
  Ada Gentle Young (1877 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Whispering Pines, Map 3, Lot 474, Space 7
 
Maintained by: Dorothy Hazel Tarr
Originally Created by: Chris Mills
Record added: Feb 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85406961
Burton Coe Gentle
Added by: Carl Robert Coe
 
Burton Coe Gentle
Added by: Kathy Salazar
 
Burton Coe Gentle
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Added by: David Eastburn
 
 
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Dear Burton Coe Gentle, In Remembrance [Family connection through my maternal lineage]
- Dorothy Hazel Tarr
 Added: Aug. 2, 2013
 
 
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