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Rhea Gentry

Posted by Bettie Goolsby 
Rhea Gentry
December 21, 2013 12:11PM
Rhea Gentry was married to woman from Putnam County TN. I do not know if they had a child or not, but I think they did.

Bettie Sue Goolsby
Re: Rhea Gentry
February 13, 2014 07:47PM
Betty:

One wife was Vennie Vadell Carr Shanks. Daughter of John Byrd Carr and Lucinda Johnson Carr. She is buried at Smellage with her first husband Fred Williams Shanks. I am not sure about the marriage date, but this may be the one you are looking for as Carr and Shanks are both from Putnam County.

I am kin to the Shanks family through the Maddux line. My mother is a Maddux. Also kin to many other first families of Putnam and White counties.

Good luck with Rhea and family.

Holly Joy Battle
Re: Rhea Gentry
February 13, 2014 11:37PM
Thank you , yes that is the one, it is not wide spread knowledge, but he was briefly married before to another woman. somewhere between 1945-1948

Rhea Gentry and the Shanks woman were married in Sparta White Coutny TN.

I cannot find a marriage date for Rhea and the other woman. It is believed, but not know for sure if they had a child.
If they married, then there should be a divorce somewhere.

I guess family history was meant to be a long puzzle. I have a couple of brick walls, I have been working on over 30 years, and have had some wonderful help along the way.

Thank you for writing.
Have a great day


Bettie in TN