Brack Dickerson Gentry

Male 1899 - 1964


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Brack Dickerson Gentry was born 05 May 1899, Fincastle, Lee Co., KY (son of Malon Gentry and Mary Ann Hobbs); died 29 Feb 1964, Zoe, Lee Co., KY.

    Notes:

    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    Name: Brack Gentry
    City: Not Stated
    County: Lee
    State: Kentucky
    Birth Date: 5 May 1899
    Race: White
    Roll: 1653499
    DraftBoard: 0



    Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000
    Name: Brack D Gentry
    Death Date: 29 Feb 1964
    Death Place: Lee
    Age: 064
    Residence: Lee
    Volume: 13
    Certificate: 6301

    Brack — Mattie Oldham. Mattie (daughter of Walter Oldham and Sallie Becknell) was born 24 Aug 1902, Island City, Owsley Co., KY; died 03 Apr 1986, Lee Co., KY. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Zola Gentry was born 28 Mar 1921, Lee Co., KY; died 27 Dec 1997, Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH.
    2. Genola Fern Gentry was born 21 Dec 1922, Lee Co., KY; died 31 May 1981, Middletown, Butler Co., OH; was buried Spencer Cemetery, Zoe, Lee Co., KY.
    3. Opal Gentry was born 23 Dec 1924, Lee Co., KY; died 03 Mar 1967, Butler Co., OH; was buried Woodside Cemetery.
    4. Naomi Gentry
    5. Goebel Gentry
    6. Brack D. Gentry
    7. Mary Elizabeth Gentry
    8. Helen Amelia Gentry
    9. Walter Gentry

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Malon Gentry was born 29 Aug 1872 (son of Hiram Gentry and Minnie Fry); died Ky Vital Statistics.

    Notes:

    1900 United States Federal Census
    Name: Mahlah Gentry
    Home in 1900: Thomas, Lee, Kentucky
    Age: 26
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1874
    Birthplace: Kentucky
    Relationship to head-of-house: Head
    Spouse's Name: Mary A
    Race: White
    Occupation: View Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Mahlah Gentry 26
    Mary A Gentry 23
    Oscar L Gentry 3
    Braxton D Gentry 1
    William J Gentry 19

    1910 United States Federal Census
    Name: Malam Gentry
    Age in 1910: 37
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1873
    Birthplace: Kentucky
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birth Place: Virginia
    Mother's Birth Place: Kentucky
    Spouse's Name: Mary
    Home in 1910: Fincastle, Lee, Kentucky
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Malam Gentry 37
    Mary Gentry 33
    Oscar Gentry 14
    Breck Gentry 10


    Malon — Mary Ann Hobbs. Mary (daughter of William Zion Hobbs and Sarah Jane Shoemaker) was born 27 Dec 1878, Lee Co., KY; died 28 Feb.1955, Lee Co., KY. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Mary Ann Hobbs was born 27 Dec 1878, Lee Co., KY (daughter of William Zion Hobbs and Sarah Jane Shoemaker); died 28 Feb.1955, Lee Co., KY.

    Notes:

    Kentucky Birth Records, 1852-1910
    Name: Mary Ann Hobbs
    Birth Date: 27 Dec 1878
    Birth County: Lee
    Ethnicity: White
    Gender: Female
    Father's name: William Z Hobbs
    Mother's name: Sarah J Shoemaker
    County of Residence: Lee

    Children:
    1. Oscar Lee Gentry was born 29 Aug 1896.
    2. 1. Brack Dickerson Gentry was born 05 May 1899, Fincastle, Lee Co., KY; died 29 Feb 1964, Zoe, Lee Co., KY.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Hiram Gentry

    Hiram — Minnie Fry. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Minnie Fry
    Children:
    1. 2. Malon Gentry was born 29 Aug 1872; died Ky Vital Statistics.

  3. 6.  William Zion Hobbs was born 13 Feb 1844, Lee Co., VA (son of William Zion Hobbs and Mary Spencer); died 18 Apr 1915, Lee Co., KY; was buried Big Andy Ridge, Lee Co., Ky.

    Notes:

    Researched by Sharon Milich Kouns
    1880 Lee Co. Ky Census
    Page 24, Dwelling 222, Family No. 222
    Hobbs, William Z. white, male, age 36, married, farmer, born Va. both parents born Va.
    Sarah, white, female, wife, age 32, married, keeps house, born Ky, parents both born Va.
    Ezekiel R.?, white, male, age 9, son, born Ky. Father born Va., Mother born Ky.
    Cora C., white, female, age 5, daughter, born Ky. Father b. Va. Mother born Ky.
    Mary A., white, female, age 2, daughter, born Ky. Father b. Va. Mother born Ky.

    1910 United States Federal Census
    about W Z Hobbs
    Name: W Z Hobbs
    Age in 1910: 66
    Estimated birth year: abt 1844
    Birthplace: Virginia
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birth Place: Virginia
    Mother's Birth Place: Virginia
    Spouse's name: Nancy
    Home in 1910: Fincastle, Lee, Kentucky
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    W Z Hobbs 66
    Nancy Hobbs 32
    Edna Carroll 4
    B D Hobbs 17



    Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953
    Name: Isaac S Hobbs
    Death Date: 10 May 1874
    Death Location: Lee
    Residence Location: Lee
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: White
    Birth Location: Lee
    Father's name: William E Hobbs
    Mother's name: Sarah Hobb
    Mother's Birth Location: Wolfe
    This child died age 5 months of croup. Not proven to be son of this family.




    1900 United States Federal Census
    Name: William Z Hobbs
    Home in 1900: Thomas, Lee, Kentucky
    Age: 56
    Estimated birth year: abt 1844
    Birthplace: Virginia
    Relationship to head-of-house: Head
    Spouse's name: Sarah J
    Race: White
    Occupation: View image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    William Z Hobbs 56
    Sarah J Hobbs 51
    Grover C Hobbs 13
    Brack D Hobbs 7




    According to Eunice "Maude" Cox Milich, W. Z. Hobbs, Jr. sold a patent cough syrup to a major company for a large sum of money. With this money he was able to send his son Wm. Harrison Hobbs to Medical School.

    On W. Z.'s marriage certificate to Nancy Carroll (Book 8, page 567, Lee Co., Ky) he listed his parents as Wm. Hobbs born Washington Co., VA and Mary Spencer born Lee Co., VA.

    William married Sarah Jane Shoemaker Abt 1870. Sarah (daughter of James Shoemaker and Phenabie Ann Spencer) was born 13 Oct 1849; died 18 Aug 1904, Lee Co., Ky.. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Sarah Jane Shoemaker was born 13 Oct 1849 (daughter of James Shoemaker and Phenabie Ann Spencer); died 18 Aug 1904, Lee Co., Ky..
    Children:
    1. Ezekiel Preston Hobbs was born 3 Feb 1871, Lee Co., KY; died 29 Oct 1938, Perry Co., Ky.
    2. Isaac S. Hobbs was born Dec. 1873, Lee Co., Ky; died 10 May 1874, Wolfe Co., KY.
    3. Cora C. Hobbs was born 23 May 1875, Lee Co., KY; died 1934; was buried Cox Cemetery, Big Andy Ridge, Lee Co., KY.
    4. 3. Mary Ann Hobbs was born 27 Dec 1878, Lee Co., KY; died 28 Feb.1955, Lee Co., KY.
    5. William Harrison Hobbs was born 22 Jul 1880, Lee Co., KY; died 27 Sep 1954, Fayette Co., Ky..
    6. Sarah Margaret Hobbs was born 23 Dec 1885, Lee Co., KY; died 14 Dec 1965, Neon, Letcher Co., KY; was buried Cox-Hobbs-Spencer Cemetery, Big Andy Ridge,, Lee Co., Ky..
    7. Grover Cleveland Hobbs was born 11 Mar 1888, Lee Co., KY; died 26 Apr 1949.
    8. Braxton Dean Hobbs was born 13 Oct 1892; died 12 Oct 1927, Hardin Co., Ky..
    9. Louvina Hobbs
    10. Aaron Hobbs
    11. James Hobbs
    12. Ernest Hobbs
    13. Temperance Hobbs


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  William Zion Hobbs was born abt. 1797, Washington Co., VA (son of Ezekiel Hobbs and Sarah Blubaugh); died 1858, Lee Co., VA.

    Notes:

    1850 Lee Co.,Virginia District 31
    455 472 William Hobbs age 53 farmer b. VA
    Mary 42, b. VA
    Washington 18 b. VA
    Aaron 16 b. VA
    Narvesta 14 b. VA
    Mary A. 12 b. VA
    Catherine 10 b. VA
    William 7 b. VA
    Margaret 5 b. VA
    Jemima 2 b. VA
    William Chrisman 34, b. VA
    Sarah Chrisman 26, B. VA

    1860 United States Federal Census
    Name: Mary Hobbs
    Age in 1860: 54
    Birth Year: abt 1806
    Birthplace: Virginia
    Home in 1860: Western District, Lee, Virginia
    Gender: Female
    Post Office: Jonesville
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    Mary Hobbs 54
    Wm Hobbs 16
    Margret Hobbs 13
    Jemima Hobbs 11




    Shown in 1830 Lee Co. VA census. Settled in Turkey Creek, Lee Co., VA.

    William married Mary Spencer Abt 1820, VA. Mary (daughter of Aaron Spencer and Rachel Daugherty) was born 1806, Lee Co., VA; died 1868, Lee Co., VA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Mary Spencer was born 1806, Lee Co., VA (daughter of Aaron Spencer and Rachel Daugherty); died 1868, Lee Co., VA.

    Notes:

    Shown in the 1830 Lee Co., VA census. Settled in Turkey Creek, Lee Co., Va.

    Children:
    1. Sarah Hobbs was born 1824.
    2. Isaac Spencer Hobbs was born 23 Sep 1826, Va; died 3 Oct 1892, Kentucky; was buried Hobbs-Alexander Cemetery, Wolfe Co., KY.
    3. Washington Hobbs was born Abt 1832.
    4. Ezekiel Preston Hobbs was born 11 Sept. 1832, Lee Co., VA; died 13 Feb 1893, Cedar, KS; was buried Cedar, KS.
    5. Aaron Spencer Hobbs was born 23 Jan 1834, Lee Co., VA; died 21 Oct 1863, Camp Douglas, IL.
    6. Nervesta J. Hobbs was born Jun 1836, Turkey Cove, Lee Co., VA.
    7. Mary Ann Hobbs was born 05 Jul 1838, Lee Co., VA; died 1920, Wolfe Co., KY.
    8. Catherine C. Hobbs was born 1841, VA.
    9. 6. William Zion Hobbs was born 13 Feb 1844, Lee Co., VA; died 18 Apr 1915, Lee Co., KY; was buried Big Andy Ridge, Lee Co., Ky.
    10. Margaret E. Hobbs was born Abt 1847.
    11. Jemima Hobbs was born 1849, Yokum Station, Lee Co., VA.

  3. 14.  James Shoemaker was born Abt 1810, VA (son of William Riley Shoemaker and Phebe Ann Spencer).

    Notes:

    Sharon Milich Kouns research

    1850 Owsley Co. Ky Census taken 28th August 1850 Family No. 223
    James Shoemaker, 40, male, farmer, value of property 600 Place of Birth - Va.
    Phenaby, 40, female, born Va.
    Delia, 15, female, born Ky.
    Tempey, 13, female, born Ky.
    William, 11, male, born Ky.
    Viney, 9, female, born Ky.
    Louisa, 6, female born Ky.
    Lydia, 4, female, born Ky.
    Sarah 8/12, female, born Ky.
    Pheby 19, female, born Ky.

    1860 Owsley Co. Ky Census, Swiftsville, Family No. 789 (his son William was Family No. 790]
    James Shoemaker, age 50, farmer, value 1500, personal 200, b. Va. could not read or write
    Feniba age 50,
    Levina, age 18 domestic
    Louiza, age 15 domestic
    Lydia Ann, 14
    Sarah, 11
    Catherine 4

    1870 Wolfe Co., Ky Census Precinct 3
    Shoemaker, James age 60 b. VA
    Ferinda age 60 b. VA.
    Catherine age 14 b. Ky.
    Sparks, Temperance age 17 b. Ky.
    Wyatt, Jane age 75 b. Ky
    [Was Jane a sister to James?]

    Not proven to be same:
    From The SW Virginian, Vol. 1, #3, Wise, VA, page 29, transcribed by Rhonda S. Roberson.



    This is a petition asking the House of Delegates of VA to place a line "fixed along Clinch Mt. and Montgomery line to the Carolina line" to separate them from Washington Co. These inhabitants include those of Clinch River, Mocason Creek, Powels Valley, north branch of Holstein River, and "others." Dated Dec. 9, 1785. Washington Co., VA, is in the far southern section of VA, just before the border into TN and not far from NC.

    Alexander SEAL, James SHEWMAKER, John SHOEMAKER, John SHORT, Thoms. SHORT, David SKAGGS, Solomon SKAGGS, John SKAGGS, Henry SKAGGS, Edwd. SMITH, H. SMITH, John SMITH, Enius SMITH, Elijah SMITH, Wm. SMITH, Wm. SMITH, Eli SMITH, Evens SMITH, Jr., Edward SMOTE, Tom STACY, Masheck STACY, Meshack STACY, Sammuel STALLARD, Edward STAPLETON, Edw. STAPLETON, Isaiah STILLS, Yeah STILS?, John TATE, Thomas TATE, Robert TATE, Jr., Rober TATE, Sr., Richd THOMPSON, John THOMPSON, Wm. THOMPSON, John THOMSON, Saml VANCE, John VANDYETHE

    James — Phenabie Ann Spencer. Phenabie (daughter of Moses Spencer and Elizabeth Deaton) was born abt. 1810, VA. [Group Sheet]


  4. 15.  Phenabie Ann Spencer was born abt. 1810, VA (daughter of Moses Spencer and Elizabeth Deaton).

    Notes:

    not proven to be same:
    U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880
    Name: Phebe Shoemaker
    Gender: Female
    Race: White
    Marital Status: Widowed
    Place of Birth: Virginia
    Estimated birth year: abt 1787
    Age: 83
    Month of Death: May
    Cause of Death: Old Age
    Place of Death: (City, County, State)
    Thomas, Lee, Kentucky
    Census Year: 1870

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth "Betty" Shoemaker was born 8 Aug 1829, Breathitt Co., KY; died 2 May 1902.
    2. Phoebe Ann Shoemaker was born abt. 1831.
    3. Delilah Shoemaker was born 15 Mar 1835, Washington Co., VA; died 23 Oct 1917, Wolfe Co., KY.
    4. Purlina Temperence Shoemaker was born 12 Jan 1837, Breathitt Co., KY; died 06 Oct 1919, Wolfe Co., Ky.; was buried Hobbs-Alexander Cemetery, Wolfe Co., KY.
    5. William Riley Shoemaker was born 1 Feb 1838, Owsley Co., Ky.; died 30 Sep 1877, Wolfe Co., KY; was buried Big Andy Ridge, Lee Co., Ky. Alexander farm.
    6. Ludvinia Shoemaker was born 1841.
    7. Louisa Shoemaker was born 1844.
    8. Lydia Ann Shoemaker was born 17 Nov 1847; died 18 Mar 1926.
    9. 7. Sarah Jane Shoemaker was born 13 Oct 1849; died 18 Aug 1904, Lee Co., Ky..
    10. Catherine Shoemaker was born 12 Apr 1856.
    11. Male Shoemaker died Jun 1852.
    12. Male Shoemaker died Apr 1852.