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George Nickleson Gentry

G.N. Gentry
Full Name: George Nickleson Gentry
Birth date: August 29, 1845
Death date: April 19, 1917

Terms of Service

  • House, 33rd (1) Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 4/9/1914
(1) Gentry resigned 4/9/1914. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • G.N. Gentry in Regular Session, p. 6, and in First Called Session, p. 536. House Journal . 33rd R.S. 33rd 1st C.S.


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Captain J.J. Callan's Company I, Mounted Regiment of Texas Volunteers, enlisted 9/20/1863 until 12/31/1863. George Nickleson Gentry, birth date 8/29/1845, death date 4/19/1917, spouse Rowena Gentry. Some references to George Nicholas Gentry with same dates. Pension File No. 47764, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • G.N. Gentry, "The Next Texas Legislature," roster of 33rd Legislature, 1/4/1913, p. 2. Denton Record-Chronicle .
  • Census of 1880 - G.N. Gentry, Hamilton County, age 34, born circa 1846 in Texas, Sheriff H. Co. (Hamilton County), spouse Sallie, children Fred, Stroud, Tempe, and Ida.
    Census of 1900 - Geo Gentry, Ector County, age 55, born August 1845 in Texas, jail contractor, son Los Gentry.
    Census of 1910 - George N. Gentry, Justice Precinct 1, Reeves County, age 64, born circa 1846 in Texas, salesman/real estate, sons Fred P. and Leo Gentry. FamilySearch . 1910 1900
  • 1880
  • George H. [sic] Gentry, death date 4/19/1917 in Pecos, Reeves County, postmaster. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Confederate States Army. George Nickleson Gentry. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940 1985.
  • George N. Gentry, birth date 8/29/1845, death date 4/19/1917, burial in Graves-Gentry Cemetery, Hamilton, Hamilton County. Find a Grave .
  • Death notice, 4/22/1917, p. 19. "Polytechnic: Prof. T.B. Cooper, of the High School has gone to Hamilton to attend the funeral of his brother-in-law G.N. Gentry, who died Thursday at Pecos. He was postmaster there and represented the county in the last legislature. Before moving to Pecos Gentry made his home in Hamilton." Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • G.M. Gentry. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Candidate announcement and platform, "G.N. Gentry, Candidate for Representative of 120th District," Fort Stockton Pioneer, 5/24/1912, p. 7. Former Hamilton County District Clerk and Sheriff, former Ector County Judge, lawyer. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - G.N. Gentry, postoffice Pecos, nativity Texas, age 47 (born circa 1866), lawyer, 47 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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