Samuel J. Gentry, Sr.

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Samuel J. Gentry, Sr.

Birthplace: Purleigh, Essex, England
Death: Died in Coalville, Summit County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Coalville, Summit, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Gentry and Annice Gentry (Burchell)
Husband of Elizabeth Gentry (Davis)
Father of Elizabeth Wood; Emily Elizabeth Somsen and Arthur Gentry

Managed by: Eldon Clark (C)
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About Samuel J. Gentry, Sr.

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Leonard G. Rice Company (1867)

parents and 4 children crossed ocean in 1867; one child sailed 1863, two in 1866; blacksmith Age at departure: 45

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Birth: Oct. 15, 1821 Purleigh Essex, England

Death: Feb. 13, 1915 Coalville Summit County Utah, USA

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Gentry, Samuel

Birth Date: 15 Oct. 1821 Death Date: 13 Feb. 1915 Gender: Male Age: 45 at time of crossing Company: Leonard G. Rice Company (1867) Departure: mid-August 1867 Arrival: 5 October 1867

Company Information: About 500 individuals and about 50 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at North Platte, Nebraska (the Western Terminus of the Union Pacific Railroad)

Pioneer Information: parents and 4 children crossed ocean in 1867; one child sailed 1863, two in 1866; blacksmith

Family that crossed with him: Gentry, Clara Agnes (3) daughter Gentry, Elizabeth Davis (43)wife Gentry, Emily [Elizabeth] (10)daughter Gentry, Harry Henry (13)son Gentry, Samuel (7)son

Marriage: 6 Jan 1844 Prittlewell, Essex, England

Father: Edward GENTRY 1792-1836 Mother: Annas BURCHELL 1798-1816

Family links:

  • Mary Ann Clark Gentry (1830 - 1894)
  • Elizabeth Davis Gentry (1824 - 1921)*
  • Elizabeth Gentry Wood (1845 - 1887)*
  • Arthur Gentry (1850 - 1919)*
  • Henry Harry Gentry (1854 - 1921)*
  • Samuel Gentry (1860 - 1888)*

Burial: Coalville Cemetery Coalville Summit County Utah, USA Plot: B_11_2_3

Maintained by: ~♥~Celeste Kemp Ga... Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So... Record added: Feb 02, 2000 Find A Grave Memorial# 73616

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Samuel J. Gentry, Sr.'s Timeline

October 15, 1821
Purleigh, Essex, England
October 18, 1845
Age 24
Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
December 3, 1849
Age 28
South Benfleet, Essex, England
May 23, 1857
Age 35
Mundon, Essex, England
February 13, 1915
Age 93
Coalville, Summit County, Utah, United States
Coalville, Summit, Utah, USA