Leonard Gentilini

Descendants of Leonard Gentilini/Gentil

Submitted by Barbara SheaBarbar

Generation No. 1

1. LEONARD GENTILINI was born August 19, 1829 in Berlin, Bavaria, Germany, and died September 01, 1892 in Hanging Rock, Lawrence County, Ohio. He married MARGARET (MARGARITE). She was born March 1820 in Berlin, Bavaria, Germany, and died February 25, 1914 in Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About LEONARD GENTILINI:
Burial: Calvary Cemetery Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): LaGrippe (Flu type illness)
Naturalization: November 08, 1952, Final Papers August 7, 1860 Lawrence County OH
Occupation: Worked in a Rolling Mill Germany
Occupation #2: 1880, Saloon Keeper Ohio
Religion: Roman Catholic

More About MARGARET (MARGARITE):
Burial: Calvary Cemetery Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Death certificate says senility
Immigration: 1851
Residence: 1900, According to census, she lived with her son Charles Age 77

Children of LEONARD GENTILINI and MARGARET (MARGARITE) are:
2. i. JOHN2 GENTIL, b. September 1853, Kentucky; d. September 29, 1932, Coalton, Jackson County, Ohio.
ii. DORA ALICE GENTIL, b. 1856, Kentucky; m. MICHAEL MAHLE, October 17, 1876.
3. iii. MARY E. GENTIL, b. August 26, 1857, Pine Grove Ohio; d. July 1946.
iv. GEORGE GENTIL, b. December 29, 1859, Kentucky; d. March 25, 1897, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About GEORGE GENTIL:
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Consumption (TB)

v. BARBARA GENTIL, b. 1861, Kentucky; m. JOSEPH LEONARD MALEY, October 27, 1885, Lawrence County Ohio; b. May 30, 1872, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About JOSEPH LEONARD MALEY:
Parents (Facts Pg): Joseph Maley and Barbara Holtzapfel—his parents married on April 18, 1871

vi. JOSEPH GENTIL, b. September 13, 1865, Kentucky; d. July 04, 1894, Hanging Rock, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About JOSEPH GENTIL:
Burial: Woodland Cemetery , Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Murdered

4. vii. CHARLES L. GENTIL SR, b. August 29, 1867, Rankin Furnace, Kentucky; d. June 25, 1950, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.

Generation No. 2

2. JOHN2 GENTIL (LEONARD1 GENTILINI) was born September 1853 in Kentucky, and died September 29, 1932 in Coalton, Jackson County, Ohio. He married CATHERINE FREEMONT Bef. 1880, daughter of NICHOLAS FREEMONT and CAROLINE BERTRUM. She was born October 29, 1856 in Hamden Furnace (now Puritan) Vinton County, Ohio, and died September 10, 1936 in Coalton, Jackson County, Ohio.

More About JOHN GENTIL:
Burial: Coalton Cemetery, Coalton, Jackson County, Ohio
Occupation: 1880, Census lists Coal Miner
Residence: Coalton, Jackson County, Ohio

More About CATHERINE FREEMONT:
Additional Information: Informant on death certificate, son Leonard
Burial: September 13, 1936, Funeral Service at the M. E. Church Coalton Cemetery, Coalton, Jackson County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Apoplexy, Stroke
Parents (Facts Pg): Nicholis Freemont, Caroline Bertrum–both born in Germany

Children of JOHN GENTIL and CATHERINE FREEMONT are:
i. MARGARET3 GENTIL, b. August 1880; m. FARLEY.
ii. CHARLES GENTIL, b. November 1882.
iii. CARRIE L. GENTIL, b. April 1885.
iv. MAY GENTIL, b. August 1887.
v. HARRY GENTIL, b. July 1890; d. France WW I.

More About HARRY GENTIL:
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): By a shell in France W W I

vi. CLARENCE GENTIL, b. July 1893.
vii. LEONARD GENTIL, b. September 24, 1897; d. November 01, 1959; m. IVA MYER; b. September 24, 1903, Coalton, Jackson County, Ohio; d. June 21, 1937, Coalton, Jackson County, Ohio.

More About IVA MYER:
Burial: June 23, 1937

3. MARY E.2 GENTIL (LEONARD1 GENTILINI) was born August 26, 1857 in Pine Grove Ohio, and died July 1946. She married HENRY WILLIAM HILLIE February 20, 1900. He was born February 22, 1853 in Germany.

More About MARY E. GENTIL:
Burial: July 18, 1946
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Cerebral Hemorrhage

More About HENRY WILLIAM HILLIE:
Occupation: Shoe Maker
Parents (Facts Pg): Philip Hillie Wilhelma Swartz

Children of MARY GENTIL and HENRY HILLIE are:
i. WILLIAM P.3 HILLIE, b. 1880; d. 1977.

More About WILLIAM P. HILLIE:
Child from First Marriage: Henry Hillie was a widower

ii. HERMAN HILLIE, b. 1893; d. 1962.

More About HERMAN HILLIE:
Child from First Marriage: Henry Hillie was a widower

4. CHARLES L. GENTIL2 SR (LEONARD1 GENTILINI) was born August 29, 1867 in Rankin Furnace, Kentucky, and died June 25, 1950 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio. He married NELLIE MAE GRAY March 12, 1892, daughter of WILLIAM GRAY and HELEN EICHER. She was born May 11, 1875 in Kentucky, and died September 15, 1972 in Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About CHARLES L. GENTIL SR:
Burial: June 28, 1950, Woodland Cemetery Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Occupation: Carpenter Riverboat Captain Built 4 River boats The Teddy 1, 2, and 3. The Teddy 4 built by Charles Sr and sons Charles Jr, Clarence, Joseph
Religion: Roman Catholic

More About NELLIE MAE GRAY:
Burial: September 18, 1972, Woodland Cemetery Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Interesting item: At her husband funeral, there were many Catholic friends but the members of her church did not attend. Her feelings about Catholics were a little kinder after that.
Religion: Presbyterian.  She disliked Catholics so much that she would not allow a priest into the house when her husband was dying. Margaret Walker talked her into letting the priest perform Last Rights. She told her how important it is to a Catholic

Children of CHARLES SR and NELLIE GRAY are:
i. ELIZABETH3 GENTIL, b. 1892.
ii. JESSIE GENTIL, b. June 09, 1893, Kentucky; d. July 15, 1966; m. JOHN CECIL.

More About JESSIE GENTIL:
Residence: Logan Ohio

More About JOHN CECIL:
Occupation: Owned the Cecil Hotel Lost it during the Depression

iii. CHARLES L. GENTIL JR., b. December 06, 1894, Kentucky; d. December 20, 1967, Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio; m. OLIVE MARIE DOUGLAS, November 03, 1936, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio; b. June 27, 1909, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio; d. November 1972.
5. iv. MARGARET HELEN GENTIL, b. June 08, 1895, Kentucky; d. May 02, 1989, Kings Daughters Hospital Ashland KY.
v. CLARENCE GENTIL, b. April 27, 1897, Kentucky; d. March 1987, Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About CLARENCE GENTIL:
Military service: WW I U S Army
Occupation: Lumber Mill Owner

6. vi. AGNES M. GENTIL, b. June 24, 1898, Kentucky; d. January 1987, Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio.
7. vii. JOSEPH GENTIL, b. August 01, 1900, Hanging Rock, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. November 22, 1943, Madison Indiana Body found in May 1944 near Newberg Indiana.
viii. MARY ALICE GENTIL, b. January 27, 1909, Hanging Rock, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. December 21, 1972.

Generation No. 3

5. MARGARET HELEN3 GENTIL (CHARLES L. GENTIL2 SR, LEONARD1 GENTILINI) was born June 08, 1895 in Kentucky, and died May 02, 1989 in Kings Daughters Hospital Ashland KY. She married ANDREW MICHAEL WALKER February 26, 1919, son of ANDREW WALKER and ANNA MAUCK. He was born September 29, 1895 in Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died June 16, 1938 in Cabell County West Virginia Veteran’s Hospital.

More About MARGARET HELEN GENTIL:
Burial: Funeral Mass St Lawrence Church Calvary Cemetery Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Occupation: Bookkeeper McCauley Furniture 25 Years
Religion: Catholic

More About ANDREW MICHAEL WALKER:
Burial: June 20, 1938, Funeral Mass St. Joseph Church Calvary Cemetery Ironton Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Malignant Hypertension
Medical (Facts Pg): Major surgery on February 9, 1938. He improved but then unexpectedly got worse and died.
Military service: Private U S Army WW I
Occupation: Worked at Selby Shoe Company until October 4, 1937 when he became too ill to work
Religion: Catholic

Children of MARGARET GENTIL and ANDREW WALKER are:
i. PAUL THOMAS4 WALKER, b. October 07, 1922, Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. August 04, 1990, Sacramento, California; m. MARY ELIZABETH SMITH, September 26, 1944, Corpus Christie Texas; b. December 25, 1918, Wyandotte County Ohio.

More About PAUL THOMAS WALKER:
Burial: August 08, 1990, St. Patrick’s Placerville El Dorado California
Cremation: California
Occupation: Federal Prison Director West Coast

More About MARY ELIZABETH SMITH:
Residence: Placerville CA

ii. CHARLES WALKER, b. December 09, 1919, Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. March 12, 1923, Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About CHARLES WALKER:
Burial: Calvary Cemetery Ironton Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Bronchitis according to death certificate
Medical (Facts Pg): Charles had been ill since March 2, 1923. His mother had him in his carriage while she worked outside (hanging laundry?) and when she returned to the carriage, Charles was dead.

iii. EMMETT EDWARD WALKER, b. August 30, 1927, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; m. ROSE ANNE LUTZ, November 06, 1950, St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, Lawrence County, Ironton Ohio; b. February 12, 1928, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About EMMETT EDWARD WALKER:
Additional Information: November 05, 2000, All of the children and grandchildren celebrated Emmett and Rose’s 50th wedding anniversary together at Terry’s house in Ironton
Military service: U.S. Marine Corps, served in China 1946.
Namesake: A relative of his mother, Emmett Eicheror Emmett Emmert We tried by could not locate which it was.
Occupation: Federal Prison Guard/Builder/Restored St. Lawrence O’Toole Church
Residence: Ironton Ohio

More About ROSE ANNE LUTZ:
Godparents: Michael Walsh and Gertrude McGowan Kline
Interesting item: With her daughters Barbara and Susan, represented the Lawrence Co Democratic Party welcomed Senate candidate John Glenn to Ironton Ohio
Occupation: Homemaker and mother
Residence: Ironton Ohio

iv. CLARENCE CURTIS WALKER, b. February 26, 1932, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. January 25, 1985, Lawrence County General Hospital, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; m. ROSEMARY BRADY, March 13, 1954; b. October 10, 1932, Atlantic City, New Jersey; d. March 07, 2001, King’s Daughters Medical Center Ashland, Kentucky.

More About CLARENCE CURTIS WALKER:
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Ironton. Lawrence County, Ohio
Military service: U.S. Navy Korean War
Occupation: Electrician with the Chessie System

More About ROSEMARY BRADY:
Additional Information: She had 3 boys (including Richard, John Henry) and one girl (Rosemary?) who died the day they were born. The infant children died as a result of the RH blood factor.
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Ironton. Lawrence County, Ohio
Parents (Facts Pg): Frances X and Ann M. Walsh Brady

6. AGNES M.3 GENTIL (CHARLES L. GENTIL2 SR, LEONARD1 GENTILINI) was born June 24, 1898 in Kentucky, and died January 1987 in Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio. She married STANLEY T. GREENE August 06, 1919 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio. He was born January 30, 1891 in Lexington Kentucky, and died January 10, 1959.

More About STANLEY T. GREENE:
Burial: Woodland Cemetery Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Military service: WW I Sgt 33 Div
Parents (Facts Pg): Edward Greene Josie Richardson

Child of AGNES GENTIL and STANLEY GREENE is:
i. RALPH4 GREENE, b. Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. Bet. 1960 – 1969, In the 60’s Montgomery Alabama; m. ARLENE.

More About RALPH GREENE:
Burial: Woodland Cemetery Ironton Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): While having a cookout in his yard, murdered by a drive by shooter. A man was tried and acquitted for the murder.
Military service: WWI
Occupation: Painter

7. JOSEPH3 GENTIL (CHARLES L. GENTIL2 SR, LEONARD1 GENTILINI) was born August 01, 1900 in Hanging Rock, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died November 22, 1943 in Madison Indiana Body found in May 1944 near Newberg Indiana. He married ERNESTINE DEER 1926.

More About JOSEPH GENTIL:
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Fell off river boat and drown in the Ohio River The boat was called the Ernestine for his wife and Joseph built it himself. His body was identified by a waterproof wallet he carried.

More About ERNESTINE DEER:
Remarried: After Joseph died, she remarried a man named Kennedy and he adopted the children

Children of JOSEPH GENTIL and ERNESTINE DEER are:
i. BILLY JOE GENTIL4 KENNEDY, b. 1932; m. DOLLY MAE.

More About BILLY JOE GENTIL KENNEDY:
Residence 1: Dayton Ohio
Residence 2: Dayton Ohio

ii. RONALD GENTIL KENNEDY, b. 1938.
iii. DONNA JEAN GENTIL KENNEDY, b. 1942.

More About DONNA JEAN GENTIL KENNEDY:
Name Change: When she reached 21 she changed her name back to Gentil

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