Here are some pictures from the files of Denton Family researchers!
Our Aussie Cousin, Bill Denton, sent in this photo of his great-grandmother, Ella Reed Denton (1871-1949) who died in Crawford CO, MO. Bill lived with her as a 'wee babe'.
This is a picture of Fenetti Marilda McCall Denton 1845-1911, wife of Isaac J. Denton, son of Samuel and Argent Coleman Denton. Thanks to Geraldine Wilson for sending this picture of her great-grandmother!
Thanks to Marion Paris Marriott for the following two pictures.
David Boone Denton, Marion's great-grandfather, was the son of David Barrow Denton and Elizabeth Wade Hodge Denton. A true "Renaissance man," David (1858-1927) was one of the first graduates of Vanderbilt University. He 'read law' and later practiced it, edited newspapers in Princeton, KY and Winchester, TN, and lived his last years in Nashville as a draftsman. His daughter, Lucile Denton Paris, is the grandmother of Marion Paris Marriott. Marion is named for Lucile's brother, Marion Gray Denton.
William Hodge Denton was a brother of David Boone Denton. Billy was born in the early 1860s and died in his late teens.
Below is a photograph of Mary Farrington Denton, Clarence Denton and James Denton (front row) and Bertha Denton, Edith Denton and Daisy Denton.
The following picture shows James William Denton and his wife Mary before her death in 1938.
Dean Denton sent in this wonderful picture of his grandfather and siblings. Horace Denton, age 3; Ruth Denton, age 5; and Leroy Denton, age 10 months. The picture was taken in May 1903. These are the children of Roswell and Mary Louise Fenn Denton. Dean's grandfather is Horace. (More pictures of this family below.)
Dean sent this photo of four generations! Pictured are: Horace Denton, Jr., John Denton, Maude Ellis White Denton, Edith Bell White and Jason Ellis.
This is a picture of Horace Fredrick and Maude Ellis Denton and their sons Horace Fredrick, Jr. and John Richard taken about 1930. John Richard is the father of Dean Denton.
This beautiful photo is of Mary Louise Fenn Denton and her daughter, Ruth Louise Denton at age 4 months. Ruth Louise was born in 1898. Her father was Roswell Denton (1845-1923).
This picture from Dean was taken prior to 1916 and is of the White family. Front row: Alice (2nd wife) and James White Sr. (Dean's GG Grandfather). Second row: John White (Dean's Great-grandfather), John's sister Minnie, brother James and sister Lucy. Maude Ellis White married Horace Frederick Denton. (Their pictures above.)
Headstone for Roswell & Mary Louise Denton.
Thanks to Candy for sending this picture of David Richard Denton, born ca. 1838 and Amanda Defer Denton, born ca. 1842. They lived in Texas by the 1860s. One of their several children was Sara Jane Denton Killiam, born 1863 in Fisher CO., TX.
Thanks to Iva Smith for this picture of her great-grandparents, Lenora Buford Plumlee (1869-1951, born Webster CO, MO), daughter of Isaac Newton Plumlee and Anna Casey, and her husband William Rankin Bowling, (1863-, born Christopher, IL), son of John Bowling (born TN) and Grizzelle Wright (born KY). William Rankin Bowling went to Johnson County, Texas when he was 13.
Simms and her grandson, Frank Sidney Orton.
Elijah Denton (1842-1920)
This is the son of Preacher, Indian Fighter and Politician, John Bunyan Denton for whom Denton, Texas is named.
200-year-old farmhouse still exists in Henderson CO, KY!