Joseph and his family lived in Lunenburg, VA and then moved to Surrey Co., NC.
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Joseph was probably born on his father's plantation on Totopotomoy Creek.
Joseph and Agnes had the following children:
13 F i Anna Gentry died in Lunenburg, Va. Anna married John Ridings. 14 F ii Elizabeth Gentry. 15 M iii Samuel Gentry.
Samuel spent much of his life in Surrey Co., NC.
+ 16 M iv Shelton Gentry. 17 M v James Gentry was born in 1710 in St. Paul's Paris, New Kent/Louisa, Va. He died in Guilford Co., NC/New Kent, Va.
James was 56 years old when he died.
+ 18 M vi Joseph Gentry was born in 1712 and died in 1788. 19 M vii William Gentry was born in 1715. + 20 M viii John Gentry was born in 1720 and died in 1779.
Elizabeth was baptized in St. Peter's Parish.
Elizabeth married James Haggard in 1720 in Pamunkey Neck, St. Peter's Pari, New Kent Co., Va. James was born in 1685 in Overwharton, Stafford, VA/England. He died in 1770 in Fredricksville, Louisa, Va.
James was a school teacher in Overwharton, VA.
James and Elizabeth had the following children:
+ 21 M i Richard Haggard died after 1762. + 22 M ii Nathaniel Haggard was born on 21 Nov 1723 and died on 21 Aug 1806. + 23 M iii Edmund Haggard was born in 1725 and died in 1811. + 24 M iv John Haggard was born in 1714.
The original Gentry home was in the west end of New Kent on Totopotomy Creek. In 1720 New Kent County was divided in half and made Hanover and Louisa counties.
Nicholas was 81 years old when he died.
Pursuant to an order of the vestry of Fredricksville Parish, we have processioned the lines between Charles Barrett and Thomas Rice; the lines between Charles Barrett and Nicholas Gentry. Present each party: Samuel Gentry, James Nuckols and Richard Haggard
The deed was signed by Richard R. Brooks and Witnessed by John Venable and John Clark.
Pursuant to an order of the vestry of Fredericksville Parish, appointing us to procession the ines of the several persons between Harris' Mill Road and Henson's Creek Road, the parish line and the head of the Little Creek River.
We processioned a line between Nicholas Gentry and Samuel Winston, John Gilbert and French Haggard lines. Present: John Gilbert, Nicholas Gentry, Samuel Winston and William Lane. Emerson not in these parts. The line between John Powers and Samuel Gentry.
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Louisa Co., VA. Deed Book A, Page 6, paragraph 77-78. Richard Brooks of Fredericksville Parish, Louisa Co., VA. Planter, to Nicholas and Mary Gentry, his wife. For paternal affection to my son-in-law , 100 acres on Dirty Swamp, Fredricksville Parish.
DATE 23 AUG 1757
Nicholas Gentry of Fredericksville Parish, Louisa Co., VA for good will and fatherly love to a loving son David Gentry, 100 acres on branches of Dirty Swamp in Fredericksville Parish..William Winston's line..Maj. John Strake's Corner.
Nicholas and Mary had the following children:
+ 25 M i Samuel Gentry was born in 1716 and died in 1800. 26 M ii James married unknown. + 27 M iii Moses Gentry was born in 1722 and died in 1808. 28 M iv John P. Gentry was born in 1723. + 29 M v David Gentry was born on 1 Oct 1724 and died in 1812. 30 F vi Ann Gentry was born in 1725 in Albemarle, Va. She died in 1845. Ann married unknown Jenkins. + 31 M vii Nicholas Gentry was born in 1726 and died on 13 Dec 1787. 32 F viii Mary Gentry was born in 1728 in Albermarle, Va. She died in 1822.
Mary married Richard Hinson in 1748 in Hanover, Va.
They had the following children:
+ 33 M ix Robert Gentry was born in 1730 and died on 29 Jun 1814. + 34 F x Elizabeth Betsey Gentry was born on 14 Oct 1731 and died on 28 Jul 1820. + 35 M xi Benajah Brown Gentry was born in 1733 and died on 3 Jan 1831. 36 F xii Jane Gentry was born in 1739 in Albemarle, Va. She died in 1843. Jane married unknown Timberlake. + 37 M xiii Nathan Gentry was born in 1741 and died in 1784. 38 M xiv Samuel Gentry was born in 1742 in Louisa, Va. He died in 1800 in Surry, NC. + 39 M xv Martin Gentry was born on 11 Sep 1747 and died on 22 Apr 1827. + 40 M xvi Allen Gentry died in 1825.
Samuel moved from Totopotomoy Creek where he grew up to Stone Horse Creek and Beech Creek in Hanover Co., VA.
As for his children, only his daughter Ann is specifically identified in one deed as his daughter. All his other children depend on inferences which reinforce each other.Vestry records of Hanover Co., VA.
Some information comes from colonial land grants to Samuel and land deeds recorded in Louisa Co., VA and Lunenburg Co., VA. Evidence specifically linking Samuel to Nicholas does not exist.
Samuel is found helping to build roads as was required of all citizens of those days by the government.
Samuel moved from Hanover Co. to Dirty Swamp in Louisa Co., VA. He sold this land over a period of time and moved all of his family to Lunenburg Co., VA, except for Simon who opted to stay in CumberlSamuel moved from Hanover Co. to Dirty Swamp in Louisa Co., VA. He sold this land over a period of time and moved all of his family to Lunenburg Co., VA, except for Simon who opted to stay in Cumberland Co., VA.
Samuel was living along the South Anna River in the vicinity of Beech Creek where he had been issued a land grant.
Hanover Co., VA; On both sides of Beech Creek adjoining William Harris and the land of Alves. Patents 12, p. 145.
Samuel and Anne had the following children:
+ 41 M i David D. "LongDavid" Gentry was born in 1718 and died after 1765. + 42 M ii Nicholas Gentry was born in 1720 and died in 1797. 43 F iii Anne Gentry was born in 1723 in New Kent, Va. Anne married (1) French Haggard in 1750 in Fredricks Paris, Louisa Co., Va. French was born in 1734 in Prince William, Va. He died in Fredricksville, Louisa, Va.
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2 PLAC Fredricks Parish, Louisa Co., VA
Anne also married (2) French Frank Haggard, son of Richard Haggard and Unkown French, in 1755 in Fredricks Paris, Louisa Co., Va. French was born in 1734 in Overwharton, Stafford, VA or Prince Wil, Va.
+ 44 M iv Allen A. Gentry died on 26 Jul 1802. + 45 M v Joseph G. Gentry was born in 1728 and died on 11 Nov 1805. + 46 M vi Richard Gentry was born in 1730 and died in 1819. + 47 M vii Simon Gentry was born in 1733 and died in May 1792. 48 M viii William Gentry was born in 1734 in Charlottesville, Louisa, Va. He died in 1772 in Surrey Co., Va.
It is believed that William died shortly after completing a bridge over Muddy Creek for the Moravians of Salem, NC.
William married Lucy Clairbourne in 1758 in Lunenburg Co., Va. + 49 M ix Samuel Gentry was born in 1735 and died in 1800. 50 M x Jeremiah Gentry. 51 M xi Richard Gentry.
Moses and unknown had the following children:
+ 52 F i Elizabeth "Betsy" Gentry was born in 1761.
They had the following children:
+ 53 M i William Gentry. + 54 M ii George A. Gentry was born in 1742 and died on 5 Nov 1810.
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