The following is all that I know about Jesse;
Descendants of Jesse B. Gentry
Generation No. 1
1.JESSE B.1 GENTRY was born Unknown.He married LYDIA JANE PHELPS April 17, 1878 in Ft. Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, daughter of WILLIAM PHELPS and ANNA BOICOURT.She was born January 13, 1856 in Azle, Tarrant County, Texas, and died April 29, 1942 in Ontario, San Bernardino County, California.
Notes for LYDIA JANE PHELPS:
Jesse Gentry deserted Lydia after Walter was born and he was never heard from again.
The Geary StarMay 7, 1942
OBITUARY- Final Rite Held Here For Former Resident
Funeral service was held here Tuesday for Mrs. Lydia Jane Turner, 86 years old, who died April 29, 1942 at Ontario, California where she had made her home in recent years with a daughter, Mrs. Ida Price.Final rite was conducted by the Rev. Chesterfield Turner at 10:30 a.m. at the Brake Chapel.Burial was made at Geary Cemetery at the side of her husband, Mr. George B. Turner, who died here in 1914.Mrs. Turner, who lived at Greenfield for many years after the death of her husband, moved to California in 1926 where she made her home until her death.Among the survivors were: the children, A.B. Gentry, Fontana, California, Mrs. Ida Price, Ontario, California, Mrs. Lydia Holloday, Ellis Prairie, Missouri, Mrs. Blanche Baldwin, Amarillo, Texas, George Turner, Yuma, Arizona, ; three step-children, Mrs. Mollie Cruse, Belen, New Mexico, Mrs. Alice Creecy, Miami, New Mexico, and John Turner, Weatherford, Texas; a brother, Richard Phelps, Rockport, Texas; 17 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren
Child of JESSE GENTRY and LYDIA PHELPS is:
2. i. WALTER B.2 GENTRY, b. September 1880.
Generation No. 2
2.WALTER B.2 GENTRY (JESSE B.1) was born September 1880.He married MAY IRONES Unknown.She was born Unknown.
Notes for WALTER B. GENTRY:
Walter made a run for homestead in Indian territory.
Children of WALTER GENTRY and MAY IRONES are:
i. JESSIE MAE3 GENTRY, b. Unknown.
ii. ROBERT ANDERSON GENTRY, b. Unknown.
iii. RICHARD GENTRY, b. Unknown.
Notes for RICHARD GENTRY:
He was a merchant marine and married four times
iv. OFA FAYE GENTRY, b. Unknown; m. MARTINEZ, Unknown; b. Unknown.