each of you for sharing your wonderful old photographs with us all!
Karen Johnson sent this first photo. We are
trying to locate parents for John.
John Wilks Denton, b. March 2, 1860 abt, 20 miles
south of San
Antonio, TX in a mission. He
died in 1916 in Ottawa Canada. (not proven)
He married our grandmother in South Dakota in 1897.
on right is grandmother,
Oaka Stipe Denton,
the lady on left I think is her sister Lou Alret
Stipe Bassett. Child is James.
John Wilks Denton would have been abt. 38 yrs. old here.
The picture was taken in Seattle, Washington
The first four photos are courtesy of Carol & Chet
Rev William A. Denton (1826-1897) and his wife Lucassa
Logan Denton (1829-1901)
holding their daughter Pearl (b. 1867)
Lucassa Denton (1879-1964) and her sister Elizabeth
Daughters of Lewis Wilson and Sarah Rowe Denton
Lewis Wilson Denton (1851-1915)
Elizabeth Rowe Denton (b. 1859) and her sister
Sarah Ellen Rowe Denton (1852-1916)
Sarah married Lewis Wilson Denton and Elizabeth married his brother, James.
Thanks to Paula Schuler for sharing the first several
Matthew Scoggins and Charity Denton Scoggins
Front row, left to right:
Mary Scoggins, Matthew Scoggins, Charity Denton Scoggins, Charity
Scoggins Philpot, (their two children, don't know the names), her husband
James Philpot standing behind her, Effie Hardcastle Scoggins,
her son Homer on her lap and daughter Annie standing beside her, husband
Jonas Scoggins standing behind her. Back row,
left to right: Thomas Scoggins, John Scoggins,
Belle (Matilda) Scoggins, Louisa Scoggins, Sarah Scoggins, Martha
Scoggins. Matthew Scoggins' parents were
William Freeman Scoggins and Priscilla Allen.
Rufus Egbert Roques & Family (brother to Ernest Edwin Roques)
Ernest L. Roques, who is/was? the son of Virgil Henry Roques and
Pearl Elders. (Virgil was brother to Ernest Edwin Roques)
In the following photos, the first is Ernest Edwin
Roques, then Mattie Mae Haney, then Mattie with
Louisa Elizabeth Scoggins, another with Mattie and Louisa (the other 2 women
are unknown, might be sisters of Louisa), then Sarah Belle Haney, Cletus
Haney, Louisa Scoggins, William Haney, Mattie Haney, last picture is John Haney.
Elliott has shared this photo of her
great-grandmother, Mary Melissa Bird, b. 12/30/1847; d. 8/15/1925.
She was the wife of Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Zarr.
In addition, she was the daughter of William
Parrish Bird and Calla "Callie" Roxanna Powell and the granddaughter of the
famous Texas Indian Fighter, Capt. John Bird, who was married to Sarah
Lewis has shared this wonderful photo of
George Henry NICKERSON born 30 May 1895 in Cohasset, MA
Cornelia DENTON NICKERSON born 30 June 1867
Elsie RYAN NICKERSON born 11 April 1895 (George's wife)