much to Geri Carrier for sharing this photo of
Malissa Ann Cross, 1845-1927, granddaughter of
Mahala Denton and Lewis Wright.
much to Cynthia Mothershed for sharing this photo.
Her Great-great grandfather, James B. Denton is on the right with
his wife Kizzie Jane Henry Denton seated in front. On the left is
their daughter Minnie Denton turner and her husband Charlie Turner.
The photo was probably taken in Oklahoma.
Lewis has sent this photo of Willard Denton
from Ithaca, New York, who is somehow connected to
Lynn's great-grandmother, Cornelia Denton Nickerson.
(What a handsome man, and note the 'Denton ears!')
has shared this photo of his great-grandparents,
John Calloway (1882-1940) and Bertha Leffel Denton taken
near Chickasha, Oklahoma about 1925.
Leet Denton for sending this photo of his ancestor, Thomas Denton (1845-1915) husband of
old photo of Sue Montgomery's brothers:
Ed, Jim, Roy
and Jackie Montgomery, about 1930.
Grandsons of Margaret Linda Denton (1870-1949)
Mary Watts has
shared these three picture of her Denton family. Thanks Mary!
Mattie Mae Denton Elliot
Five generations from left in
back: Jewell Dean Carter Greene, Mattie Mae Denton Elliott, Phoebe Lonas Thorne
Denton, Ora Phoebe Elliott Carter and the little girl in front is Mary's mother, Peggy
John Amos Denton, Phoebe Lonas
thorne Denton, Mattie Mae Denton Elliott and James Larkin "Jim" Elliott.
Thanks so much
to Stelle Denton Anthony for sending these photos of her family!
The couple seated in the middle
is Melissa Jane Dodson Denton (1852-1938) and her husband, John H. Denton (ca. 1850-1918)
The others from left in the back are Nona and Rausie Denton, Marion Denton,
John H. Denton, Jr. (Stelle's father), Mr. Overby and Lillie Denton Overby.
The small girls in the front are Maggie Denton and Florence Estelle Overby.
of John H. and Clara Bell Prowse Denton
along these pictures of her Plumlee ancestors.
Here are Eunice's grandparents,
Hugh Columbus Plumlee (1876-1956) and his wife
Lenna Clark Plumlee (1879-1969).
This is a
younger photograph of Hugh Columbus and Lennie Plumlee
along with her brother Joseph Clark.
Thanks to Jean
Jarboe for these two pictures!
These are the
children of Benjamin Denton and Doris McClain: Lena, Claude and Mary. Benjamin was
the brother of my (Sue Montgomery) grandmother Maggie whose picture is on the first
Here is Lena
later in life. Lena is Jean Jarboe's grandmother.
Thanks to Mary Goldman for the following pictures of her family.
Left to right: Maude and Ed
Denton, Mary Emily Denton Cornwell,
and Rachel Belle Denton Giles, child of Harmon and Sarah Akers Denton
Elta Yates Denton and Walter
Walter Denton is the son of Harmon Denton and his first wife,
Sarah E. Akers Denton
Harmon Denton, born 1845.
Son of George and Margaret Weathers Denton.
William and Mary Emily Denton
Mary Emily Denton Cornwell and
Hazel Bell Cornwell Morris, mother of Mary Goldman
Harry E. Denton (1904-1986) and
Mary Morris Goldman
sent this photograph which was taken ca. 1905. It is a picture of the Bickett
Children. Alma Blance Bickett became the wife of Paul Denton (1893-1953) of
Christain County, IL and later of La Junta, CO.
Alva is the
baby in the center of the front row.
Chuck and Nikki Zarse for sending this beautiful photograph!
Creighton Clark and Matilda"Tillie" Jane Denton
Wedding Photo 2-12-1898
much to Carl Stogsdill for sending in the following photographs!
Left to Right:
William Melvin Stogsdill, brother to Harrison Hartwell Stogsdill; his wife, Willie
Florence Thompson-Stogsdill (daughter of William Thompson and Martha L. Bilbry); and
children Hubert (in Willie's arms), Coy (on chair), Pearl May, Clarence, Forest and
Archie. Buena Vista, last born and only living child of Melvin and Willie currently
lives in Walnut Ridge Arkansas with her husband Elmer, both in their 90s.
Bilbrey and his Civil War Mule.
John Campbell Bilbrey married Rutha Denton, daughter of Ozias Sieber Denton, SR.
and Susannah Walling. He had traveled to Arkansas from Tennessee with the Denton's
and worked as a farm laborer before marrying Rutha. John served two
enlistments, first as a Sergeant and later as a Lieutenant under General
Sterling Price. General Price gave each of his staff officers a mule to ride and when the
Civil War was over, the officers were allowed to keep their mules.
Smith and Martha Lorine Bilbrey-Thompson-Gibson-Smith in their later years.