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Gentry, Abner C.

Male 1878 - 1930  (~ 51 years)


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  • Name Gentry, Abner C.  [1
    Birth Jan 1878  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 38024 
    Death 1 Jan 1930  Durham, Durham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I37294  Caswell County
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2023 

    Father Gentry, Stephen Pleasant,   b. 30 Apr 1837, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 Jun 1926 (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Link, Sarah,   b. 1 Sep 1843, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 31 Jan 1928 (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1877 
    Reference Number 550297 
    Family ID F13983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Walters, Lelia Stamps,   b. Aug 1891 
    Marriage 12 Apr 1925  Durham, Durham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 102088 
    Notes 
    • Lelia Walters (J FWalters) m A C Gentry The Bee 14 APR 1925 p2

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      The Bee (Danville, Virginia) 14 April 1925 (Page 2).
    Children 
     1. Living
    Family ID F6484  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2023 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Jan 1878 - North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 12 Apr 1925 - Durham, Durham County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 1 Jan 1930 - Durham, Durham County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Abner C. Gentry (1878-1930)

      Abner C. Gentry (died 1930)

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      Clerk of the Superior Court (Person County, North Carolina), who was hit by a car in front of his Roxboro, North Carolina home and died from the injuries. Gentry also served as the new Bethel Hill High School's first principal, holding that position until 1923. He had been principal at the local Terrell School. The automobile that killed him was driven by a former student. See: The Heritage of Person County, Volume I, Madeline Hall Eaker, Editor (1981) at 103 (Article #99-A "Bethel Hill School"); and The Heritage of Person County, Volume I, Madeline Hall Eaker, Editor (1981) at 244 (Article #512 "Stephen Pleasant Gentry" by Gean H. Gentry).
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      1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: Abner C Gentry
      Home in 1900: Holloway, Person, North Carolina
      Age: 22
      Birth Date: Jan 1878
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Race: White
      Ethnicity: American
      Gender: Male
      Relationship to head-of-house: Son
      Father's Name: Stephen
      Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
      Mother's Name: Sallie P
      Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
      Marital Status: Single
      Residence : Hollaway Township, Person, North Carolina
      Household Members: Name Age
      Stephen Gentry 63
      Sallie P Gentry 56
      Abner C Gentry 22
      Byrd P Gentry 20
      Esther D Gentry 18
      Bedney W Gentry 15
      Ruth N Gentry 10
      Margaret M Inge 75
      Washington Davis 10

      North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-2004
      Name: Abner C Gentry
      Race: White
      Age: 51
      Date of Birth: 1879
      Date of Death: 1 Jan 1930
      Death County: Durham
      Death State: North Carolina
      Source Vendor: NC State Archives. North Carolina Deaths, 1908-67
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  • Sources 
    1. Details: Obituary of Abner C. Gentry (died 1930), The Bee (Danville, Virginia), 2 January 1930 (page 1).