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Descendants of Lumpkin Gentry
Generation No. 1

1. LUMPKIN1 GENTRY was born August 11, 1860 in Forsyth County, Georgia, and died May 13, 1944 in Irwin County, Georgia. He married (1) SARRAH ELISABETH HAYES November 06, 1884 in Forsyth County, Georgia, daughter of SAMUEL HAYS and MARY HAWKINS. She was born March 16, 1864, and died October 08, 1903 in Forsyth County, GA.. He married (2) OPHELIA SARAH MAULDIN August 05, 1906, daughter of THOMAS MAULDIN and SARAH VEAL. She was born August 29, 1870, and died April 19, 1944 in Irwin County, Georgia.
Notes for LUMPKIN GENTRY:
Name: Lumpkin Gentry
Death Date: 13 May 1944
County of Death: Irwin
Gnder: M
Race: W
Age: 83 years
Certificate: 10506
More About LUMPKIN GENTRY:
Bural: May 14, 1944, Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.

More About SARRAH ELISABETH HAYES:
Burial: Friendship Baptist Church cem. Forsyth county, GA.

More About OPHELIA SARAH MAULDIN:
Burial: April 20, 1944, Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.
Children of LUMPKIN GENTRY and SARRAH HAYES are:

i. WILLIAM ROSCOE2 GENTRY, b. October 10, 1885; d. September 28, 1906.

ii. SAMUEL CARL GENTRY, b. April 06, 1887, Chambliss Ga.; d. December 22, 1959, Live Oak Fla.; m. (1) VICIE DIXON; b. Unknown; d. Unknown; m. (2) SLETTE; b. Unknown; d. Unknown.
More About SAMUEL CARL GENTRY:
Burial: New Hope Church, Jasper Fla.

iii. LULA MAYBELL GENTRY, b. October 18, 1891, Forsyth County, Georgia; d. August 25, 1906.

iv. HIRAM FRED GENTRY, b. February 14, 1894, Forsyth County, Georgia; d. 1958, Gulf Port, Miss.; m. WILMA TAYLOR; b. Unknown; d. Unknown.

v. EULA MARY GENTRY, b. June 05, 1896, Forsyth County, Georgia; d. May 07, 1981, Irwin County, Ga; m. WOLVER CARLTON COLLINS; b. October 24, 1900; d. March 08, 1963, Irwin County, Ga.
More About EULA MARY GENTRY:
Burial: Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.
More About WOLVER CARLTON COLLINS:
Burial: Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.

vi. SMITH DEWEY GENTRY, b. June 09, 1899, Forsyth County, Georgia; d. March 25, 1973, Ben Hill County, Ga.; m. GENEVA OLLIE FOWLER, November 09, 1921, Ben Hill County, Ga; b. January 02, 1902, Forsyth County, Georgia; d. June 18, 1990, Irwin County, Ga.
More About SMITH DEWEY GENTRY:
Burial: Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.
More About GENEVA OLLIE FOWLER:
Burial: Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.

vii. GRETUDE BESSIE GENTRY, b. September 09, 1901; d. July 23, 1972, Brunswick, Ga.; m. WILLIAM MCKINLEY (BILL) SUMNER, May 23, 1920, Irwin County, Ga.; b. October 24, 1896, Emanuel Co., Ga.; d. October 02, 1961, Brunswick, Ga..

viii. FLORA LEE GENTRY, b. September 06, 1903; d. December 07, 1992, Irwin County, Ga.
More About FLORA LEE GENTRY:
Burial: Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.

ix. FANNIE LOU GENTRY, b. September 06, 1903; d. 1903.

Children of LUMPKIN GENTRY and OPHELIA MAULDIN are:

x. MARY LEE2 GENTRY, b. May 10, 1907; d. May 14, 1907.

xi. *DAVID LUMPKIN GENTRY, SR., b. June 21, 1908, Irwin County, Ga.; d. December 22, 1991, Irwin County, Ga.; m. MARTHA JANE LUKE, December 24, 1935, Ben Hill County, Ga.; b. March 10, 1910, Ben Hill County, Ga.; d. July 17, 1994, Irwin County, Ga..
Notes for *DAVID LUMPKIN GENTRY, SR.:
David L. Gentry, Sr. was born on Sunday June 21, 1908 on a farm known as the Faitha Luke place.
In 1942 he brough this farm and lived there until his death.
He died at home on Sunday December 22,1991.
In 1943 I was born on this same farm.
I have found that Faitha Luke was Faitha Paulk married to Jim Luke. He was the son of Joshua A. Luke and Nancy Tomberlin. Nancy was the daughter of John Tomberlin and Elizabeth Andrews.
Nancy was a great-grandaunt to my mama Martha Jane Luke, on the Tomberlin line.
Joshua A. Luke was a half great-granduncle to Martha Jane Luke on the Luke line.
Nancy Tomberlin was a sister to my great-great-grandfather.
Written by David L. Gentry, Jr.
More About *DAVID LUMPKIN GENTRY, SR.:
Burial: December 23, 1991, Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.
More About MARTHA JANE LUKE:
Burial: July 19, 1994, Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.

xii. HOKE SMITH GENTRY, b. August 22, 1910, Irwin County, Ga; d. October 03, 2004, Irwin Co., Ga.; m. RUBY LEE BUTTS, December 24, 1942, Irwin County, Ga.; b. January 06, 1919, Ben Hill County, Ga.; d. January 27, 1991, Ben Hill County, Ga..
Notes for HOKE SMITH GENTRY:
Hoke S. Gentry
October 03, 2004
Hoke S. Gentry, 94, of Lands Crossing Community, Irwin County, Georgia, died Sunday, October 3, 2004, at his residence.
Funeral services will be 2 P.M., Tuesday, October 4, 2004, at Big Creek Baptist Church with Rev. John Gibbs, Sr. and Rev. L.A. Pate officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 Monday evening.
Mr. Gentry was born August 22, 1910, in Abba, Georgia, to the late Lumpkin Gentry and Ophelia Mauldin Gentry. He was a retired farmer and a Mason.
More About HOKE SMITH GENTRY:
Burial: October 05, 2004, Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.
More About RUBY LEE BUTTS:
Burial: Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.

xiii. WYATT TUCKER GENTRY, b. September 28, 1913; d. July 13, 1914.
More About WYATT TUCKER GENTRY:
Burial: Mauldin Cemetery, Irwin County GA.

xiv. LUCYLE L. GENTRY, b. November 07, 1915, Irwin County, Ga.; d. November 02, 2002, Swainsbore, Ga.; m. JOSEPH FRANKLIN HUTCHESON, December 27, 1938; b. March 17, 1917, Emanuel Co., Ga.; d. February 18, 2003, Swainsbore, Ga..
More About LUCYLE L. GENTRY:
Burial: November 04, 2002, Sardis Primitive Baptist Church Cem.
Notes for JOSEPH FRANKLIN HUTCHESON:
Frank Hutcheson, 85
ADRIAN--Funeral for Frank Hutcheson, 85, will be held Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003, at 11 a.m. at Sardis Primitive Baptist


Descendants of Thomas Tucker Mauldin, CSA

Generation No. 1
1. THOMAS TUCKER2 MAULDIN, CSA (TUCKER1) was born August 01, 1838 in Twiggs County, Georgia, and died September 11, 1924 in Wilcox County, Georgia. He married (1) SARAH (DOLLY) VEAL. She was born 1842, and died Abt. 1875 in Irwin County, Ga.. He married (2) MARY CLEMENTS October 05, 1881 in Irwin County, Ga., daughter of ELIAS CLEMENTS and ELIZABETH TURNER. She was born 1845 in Irwin County, Ga., and died 1911 in Wilcox Co., Ga..
Notes for THOMAS TUCKER MAULDIN, CSA:
31ST Ga Inf, Co. F
More About THOMAS TUCKER MAULDIN, CSA:
Burial: September 12, 1924, Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.

More About SARAH (DOLLY) VEAL:
Burial: Mauldin Cemetery Irwin County, GA.

More About MARY CLEMENTS:
Burial: Mauldin Cemetery, Irwin Co, Ga.

Children of THOMAS MAULDIN and SARAH VEAL are:

i. THOMAS JEFFERY3 MAULDIN, b. April 18, 1860, Pulaski Co, Ga.; d. 1883, Irwin County, Ga..
More About THOMAS JEFFERY MAULDIN:
Burial: Mauldin Cemetery, Irwin Co, Ga.

ii. MARY ELLAFAIR MAULDIN, b. November 03, 1861; d. June 09, 1931; m. OSWALD G. HOGAN, July 06, 1882; b. December 13, 1859; d. December 12, 1929.
More About MARY ELLAFAIR MAULDIN:
Burial: Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.
More About OSWALD G. HOGAN:
Burial: Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.

iii. HANNAN PENELOPE MAULDIN, b. March 28, 1865, Irwin County, Ga.; d. December 10, 1955; m. JOHN ROGERS, December 30, 1888; b. May 20, 1866; d. November 15, 1906.

iv. RUFUS TUCKER MAULDIN, b. November 13, 1866, Irwin County, Ga.; d. November 13, 1946, Turner County, Ga.; m. SARAH JANE ROSS, March 03, 1889, Irwin County, Ga.; b. February 15, 1873, Irwin County, Ga.; d. March 16, 1959, Turner County, Ga..

v. JAMES PAUL MAULDIN, b. April 06, 1869, Irwin County, Ga.; d. March 1955, Panama City, Fl.; m. REBECCA DORA FLETCHER, December 24, 1896; b. March 19, 1875, Irwin County, Ga.; d. April 1938, Panama City, Fl..

vi. OPHELIA SARAH MAULDIN, b. August 29, 1870; d. April 19, 1944, Irwin County, Georgia; m. LUMPKIN GENTRY, August 05, 1906; b. August 11, 1860, Forsyth County, Georgia; d. May 13, 1944, Irwin County, Georgia.
More About OPHELIA SARAH MAULDIN:
Burial: April 20, 1944, Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.
Notes for LUMPKIN GENTRY:
Name: Lumpkin Gentry
Death Date: 13 May 1944
County of Death: Irwin
Gender: M
Race: W
Age: 83 years
Certificate: 10506
More About LUMPKIN GENTRY:
Burial: May 14, 1944, Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.

vii. TUCKER MAULDIN, b. April 06, 1873, Irwin County, Ga.; d. February 13, 1925, Turner County, Ga.; m. SARAH FRANCES (FANNIE) ROSS, July 24, 1898; b. December 30, 1880, Irwin County, Ga.; d. October 31, 1961, Turner County, Ga..

viii. SARAH ELLEN MAULDIN, b. February 23, 1874, Irwin County, Ga.; d. July 16, 1942, Turner County, Ga.; m. JOHN A. ROSS, January 09, 1898; b. April 15, 1871, Irwin County, Ga.; d. October 09, 1961.

Children of THOMAS MAULDIN and MARY CLEMENTS are:

ix. WILLIAM T.3 MAULDIN, b. February 1884, Irwin County, Ga.; d. May 16, 1930, Jacksonville, Fl.; m. (1) SABRA WALKER, October 22, 1905; b. February 13, 1883, Irwin County, Ga.; d. May 16, 1909, Irwin County, Ga.; m. (2) MATTIE V. MCCALL, April 13, 1910.

x. RACHEL MAULDIN, b. March 1885, Irwin County, Ga.; d. Unknown; m. DOLPHIN D. HAMILTON, April 24, 1904; b. 1878; d. Unknown.


Descendants of David Zachariah Luke

Generation No. 1

1. DAVID ZACHARIAH4 LUKE (JOHN JACKSON3, JESSE JACKSON2, DANIEL M.1) was born August 28, 1873 in Irwin County, Ga., and died January 01, 1941 in Ben Hill County, Ga.. He married BETSEY ANN TOMBERLIN May 28, 1895 in Irwin County, Ga., daughter of JOHN TOMBERLIN and ELIZABETH WILCOX. She was born March 09, 1872 in Wilcox Co., Ga., and died January 26, 1942 in Ben Hill County, Ga..
Notes for DAVID ZACHARIAH LUKE:
History of Irwin County on page 310 has marriage listed and married by M. Luke N.P.
More About DAVID ZACHARIAH LUKE:
Burial: John Luke Cemetery, Irwin Co., Ga.

More About BETSEY ANN TOMBERLIN:
Burial: John Luke Cemetery, Irwin Co., Ga.

Children of DAVID LUKE and BETSEY TOMBERLIN are:

i. GEORGE WILLIAM5 LUKE, b. May 26, 1896, Ben Hill County, Ga.; d. March 25, 1964, Ben Hill County, Ga.; m. (1) SNOWIE DALE WATTS, 1925; b. January 18, 1896, Ben Hill County, Ga.; d. December 09, 1926, Ben Hill County, Ga.; m. (2) ELSIE MAI DILLARD; b. May 21, 1906, Nashville, Tenn.; d. November 09, 1970, Ben Hill County, Ga..
More About GEORGE WILLIAM LUKE:
Burial: John Luke Cemetery, Irwin Co., Ga.

More About SNOWIE DALE WATTS:
Burial: John Luke Cemetery, Irwin Co., Ga.

More About ELSIE MAI DILLARD:
Burial: John Luke Cemetery, Irwin Co., Ga.

ii. JAMES B. LUKE, b. June 12, 1898, Ben Hill County, Ga.; d. June 18, 1899, Ben Hill County, Ga..

iii. FANNIE A. LUKE, b. April 24, 1900, Ben Hill County, Ga.; d. January 15, 1984, Irwin County, Ga..
More About FANNIE A. LUKE:
Burial: John Luke Cemetery, Irwin Co., Ga.

iv. LEATHA LUKE, b. January 28, 1903, Ben Hill County, Ga.; d. December 04, 1979, Irwin County, Ga.; m. GEORGE J. MINSHEW; b. October 16, 1896; d. June 29, 1964, Irwin County, Ga..
More About LEATHA LUKE:
Burial: John Luke Cemetery, Irwin Co., Ga.
More About GEORGE J. MINSHEW:
Burial: John Luke Cemetery, Irwin Co., Ga.

v. ROBERT LOUIS LUKE, b. January 26, 1905, Ben Hill County, Ga.; d. April 16, 1991, Ben Hill County, Ga.; m. THELMA LINDA WILLIAMS, March 11, 1928, Irwin County, Ga.; b. July 13, 1910, Nashville, Tennessee; d. September 17, 1993, Ben Hill County, Ga..
More About ROBERT LOUIS LUKE:
Burial: John Luke Cemetery, Irwin Co., Ga.

More About THELMA LINDA WILLIAMS:
Burial: September 19, 1993, John Luke Cemetery, Irwin Co., Ga.

vi. MINNYE IDA LUKE, b. September 27, 1907, Ben Hill County, Ga.; d. September 16, 1968, Ben Hill County, Ga.; m. DAVID FREDRICK BROWN, December 21, 1924; b. April 28, 1893; d. March 19, 1970.
More About MINNYE IDA LUKE:
Burial: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Wilcox County, Ga.
More About DAVID FREDRICK BROWN:
Burial: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Wilcox County, Ga.

vii. MARTHA JANE LUKE, b. March 10, 1910, Ben Hill County, Ga.; d. July 17, 1994, Irwin County, Ga.; m. *DAVID LUMPKIN GENTRY, SR., December 24, 1935, Ben Hill County, Ga.; b. June 21, 1908, Irwin County, Ga.; d. December 22, 1991, Irwin County, Ga..
More About MARTHA JANE LUKE:
Burial: July 19, 1994, Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.
Notes for *DAVID LUMPKIN GENTRY, SR.:
David L. Gentry, Sr. was born on Sunday June 21, 1908 on a farm known as the Faitha Luke place.
In 1942 he brough this farm and lived there until his death.
He died at home on Sunday December 22,1991.
In 1943 I was born on this same farm.
I have found that Faitha Luke was Faitha Paulk married to Jim Luke. He was the son of Joshua A. Luke and Nancy Tomberlin. Nancy was the daughter of John Tomberlin and Elizabeth Andrews.
Nancy was a great-grandaunt to my mama Martha Jane Luke, on the Tomberlin line.
Joshua A. Luke was a half great-granduncle to Martha Jane Luke on the Luke line.
Nancy Tomberlin was a sister to my great-great-grandfather.
Written by David L. Gentry, Jr.
More About *DAVID LUMPKIN GENTRY, SR.:
Burial: December 23, 1991, Big Creek Church Cem., Irwin Co., Ga.

viii. JOHN WELDON LUKE, b. October 07, 1914, Ben Hill County, Ga.; d. January 21, 1999, Ben Hill County, Ga.; m. RUTH ESTHER PETERSON, May 05, 1942, Tifton, Co.; b. February 16, 1916, Ben Hill County, Ga.; d. December 02, 2001, Irwin County, Ga..
More About JOHN WELDON LUKE:
Burial: John Luke Cemetery ,Irwin Co., Ga.
More About RUTH ESTHER PETERSON:
Burial: December 04, 2001, John Luke Cemetery, Irwin Co., Ga.


Descendants of John A. Tomberlin
Generation No. 1

1. JOHN A.4 TOMBERLIN (WRIGHT OLIVER3, JOHN2, JOHN WILLIAM1) was born February 20, 1843, and died August 24, 1929. He married (1) ELIZABETH WILCOX November 09, 1865 in Wilcox County, Ga., daughter of JOHN WILCOX and NANCY REID. She was born November 16, 1848 in Wilcox Co., Ga., and died February 17, 1875 in Wilcox Co., Ga.. He married (2) LUCY PLAYER March 07, 1875. She was born May 13, 1843, and died February 03, 1916. He married (3) MOSOVIE HARRELL Abt. 1885.
Notes for JOHN A. TOMBERLIN:
2nd Lt. Co E, 49 Regt. Ga. Inf, CAS
More About JOHN A. TOMBERLIN:
Burial: Joshua Luke Cemetery, Ben Hill Co., Ga.

More About ELIZABETH WILCOX:
Burial: Mt.Zion Church Baptist Church, Wilcox Co., Ga.

More About LUCY PLAYER:
Burial: Joshua Luke Cemetery, Ben Hill Co., Ga.


Children of JOHN TOMBERLIN and ELIZABETH WILCOX are:

i. ABBIE5 TOMBERLIN, b. May 12, 1867, Wilcox Co., Ga.; d. April 04, 1905; m. W. A. YORK; b. November 02, 1856; d. December 14, 1944.
More About ABBIE TOMBERLIN:
Burial: Mt.Zion Church Baptist Church, Wilcox Co., Ga.

ii. NANCY TOMBERLIN, b. January 04, 1869, Wilcox Co., Ga.; d. Unknown; m. DAN J. HARRELL; b. Abt. 1859; d. Abt. 1891.

iii. BETSEY ANN TOMBERLIN, b. March 09, 1872, Wilcox Co., Ga.; d. January 26, 1942, Ben Hill County, Ga.; m. DAVID ZACHARIAH LUKE, May 28, 1895, Irwin County, Ga.; b. August 28, 1873, Irwin County, Ga.; d. January 01, 1941, Ben Hill County, Ga..
More About BETSEY ANN TOMBERLIN:
Burial: John Luke Cemetery, Irwin Co., Ga.
Notes for DAVID ZACHARIAH LUKE:
History of Irwin County on page 310 has marriage listed and married by M. Luke N.P.
More About DAVID ZACHARIAH LUKE:
Burial: John Luke Cemetery, Irwin Co., Ga.

iv. JAMES W TOMBERLIN, b. February 12, 1875, Wilcox Co., Ga.; d. Unknown.
Children of JOHN TOMBERLIN and LUCY PLAYER are:

v. GEORGE WASHINGTON5 TOMBERLIN, b. June 22, 1876, Wilcox County, Ga.; d. June 06, 1949; m. NANCY FAITHA LUKE, October 19, 1897, Irwin County, Ga.; b. June 1880, Irwin County, Ga.; d. January 15, 1964.
More About GEORGE WASHINGTON TOMBERLIN:
Burial: Evergreen cemetery, Ben Hill County,Ga.

More About NANCY FAITHA LUKE:
Burial: Evergreen cemetery, Ben Hill County,Ga.

vi. WRIGHT TOMBERLIN, b. June 19, 1878; d. April 30, 1957; m. JANE LAND, December 07, 1902, Irwin County, Ga.; b. January 29, 1885; d. November 01, 1979.
More About WRIGHT TOMBERLIN:
Burial: Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Ben Hill Co, Ga.

More About JANE LAND:
Burial: Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Ben Hill Co, Ga.

vii. ROBERT LEWIS TOMBERLIN, b. February 29, 1880; d. February 20, 1958; m. ALMEDA J. YARBOROUGH, February 05, 1905, Irwin County, Ga.; b. April 12, 1882; d. November 28, 1961.
More About ROBERT LEWIS TOMBERLIN:
Burial: Abba Baptist Church, Irwin Co., Ga.

More About ALMEDA J. YARBOROUGH:
Burial: Abba Baptist Church, Irwin Co., Ga.

viii. MARTHA TOMBERLIN, b. August 27, 1882; d. Unknown.

ix. FRANKIE TOMBERLIN, b. April 25, 1884; d. June 25, 1965; m. THOMAS BRACKET COOPER, November 28, 1907, Abba, Georgia; b. March 03, 1881; d. March 04, 1963.
More About FRANKIE TOMBERLIN:
Burial: Evergreen cemetery, Ben Hill County,Ga.

More About THOMAS BRACKET COOPER:
Burial: Evergreen cemetery, Ben Hill County,Ga.

Child of JOHN TOMBERLIN and MOSOVIE HARRELL is:

x. GEORGE DAVID5 TOMBERLIN, b. December 20, 1920.

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