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Penelope Wheeler Gentry
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1821
Garrard County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 28, 1875
Tuscola
Douglas County
Illinois, USA

While living in Missouri, Garland and Penelope lived in Monroe and Clay counties. The 1850 Clay County census lists not only the Gentrys there but also: Robert James, 31 years old. Baptist preacher; Serelda James, 28 years old; Alexander Franklin James, ten years old; Jesse Woodson James, four years old; Susan James, nine months old.
Garland and Penelope lived near the parents of the notorious Frank and Jesse James, and Penelope was midwife at Jesse's birth. She was the first one to dress the future Missouri badman.


 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Garland P Gentry (1806 - 1890)
 
 Children:
  Blaxton Gentry (1844 - 1928)*
  William Garland Gentry (1850 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
w/o Garland, age 53y 10m 9d
 
Burial:
Cartwright Cemetery
Tuscola
Douglas County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Tim Naab
Originally Created by: kpet
Record added: Feb 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48024777
Penelope <i>Wheeler</i> Gentry
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Penelope <i>Wheeler</i> Gentry
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Added by: Cheryl Behrend
 
 
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- Pastor Gill
 Added: Jun. 23, 2011
 
 
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