Working Draft Of DENTON Genealogy
Jack Elliott, Historical Archaeologist, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Drawer AR, Mississippi State, MS 39762 email: email@example.com
July 3, 2007
William H. “Bill” Denton, (14 Nov 1840 TN –14 Nov 1896, bu. Belen Cemetery)
married (1) ___________
issue: William A. Denton (7 Nov. 1861-17 July 1931, bu. Belen Cemetery)
Married (2) Susan Sardenia Lovelace (3 May 1851 MS, probably Lafayette Co -died 6 Oct 1929 in Belen MS, bu. in Belen Cemetery) She was the daughter of Charles (b. ca 1817 VA) and Catherine Lovelace (b. ca 1826 GA) who appear in the 1850, 1860, and 1870 censuses for Lafayette County MS. They cannot be found in censuses for MS in 1880 and afterward.
William H. and Susan had apparently married shortly before 1870 at which time they are listed as living in Calhoun County MS, Sarepta PO.
1. Ora ? K. b. ca 1869 MS, probably died young.
2. Manford Esca (16 Jan 1872 Calhoun Co. MS-10 June 1935 at Sanatorium MS, bu. Belen Cemetery), epitaph reads: “Lawyer, Judge, Legislator”
Was listed in 1900 as a lawyer residing in Belen MS. In the 1910, 1920, and 1930 censuses he was residing in Marks MS.
m. 27 Feb 1898 to Blanche V. Phillips (3 Jan 1879 MS- 16 Feb 1949 in Washington DC at the home of her daughter Virginia, bu. Belen Cemetery)
her epitaph reads: “Purveyor of Love, Beauty, Friendship”
a. unnamed infant daughter, born and died on 21 Dec 1898, bu. Belen
b. Manford Esca (10 July 1900-23 [or 28] Feb 1907), bu. Belen Cemetery
c. William Hal (11 Feb 1903-16 April 1965) resided in Jigger LA
d. Lex Leroy (19 Feb 1905 MS-14 Nov 1972) resided in Jigger LA
e. Virginia Lynn (30 Nov 1908 MS-22 Feb 1987), bu. Belen Cemetery.
her epitaph reads:
“Ph.d./Champion of Rehabilitiation, Rights, Dignity, Beauty
She resided in Montgomery AL in 1935 and in Washington DC in 1948.
f. Dorothy (22 Oct 1910-21 Oct 1983) m. ____ Betz, resided in Miami FL
g. Paul Wilkins (16 Oct. 1912 MS-17 March 1985) bu. Belen Cemetery
his epitaph reads: “Lawyer Musician Lt. U.S. Coast Guard 1942-1946”
h. Sarah B. “Sally,” (26 Oct 1916 MS -- ), m. Joffre Coe (1916-2000)
resides in Chapel Hill NC
i. Joel, (7 Sept 1919 MS- ) resides or resided in Alexandria VA
3. Ira Claude, Sr., (1 Jan 1875 MS – 13 Nov 1915, bu. Belen Cemetery)
m. 26 Nov 1899 to Birdie Bobo Partee (9 Jan 1875 MS “on Deer Creek” Washington Co MS -30 July 1937, Methodist Hospital Memphis, TN, bu. Belen Cemetery). Birdie was the dau of Charles Watkins Partee, Sr (1844 MS-1929) and Elizabeth Jackson Partee (1849-1891), both bu. Belen Cemetery. She was also the sister of Carrie Mae Partee who married Gerard O. Denton.
In both the 1900 and 1910 censuses Ira and family were residing in Belen MS. In 1900 Ira was listed as a store clerk and in 1910 as a court clerk. About 1910 the family moved to Marks. About 1935 Birdie was in ill health and moved to Memphis where she died.
a. Partee Lovelace (1900-1976, bu. Belen Cemetery)
m. 1 Aug 1930 to Catherine Louise Ward ((5 June 1908-10 May 2001,
bu. Belen Cemetery) In 1910 he was living with his family in Belen
and in 1920 and 1930 he resided with them in Marks. In 1930 his
occupation was listed as an attorney.
b. Ira Claude, Jr., b. ca 1906. In 1910 he was living with his family in Belen
and in 1920 and 1930 he resided with them in Marks. In 1930 his
occupation was a bookkeeper in a bank. In 1937 he was residing in
c. Esther Ruth, (3 Mar 1908-26 Feb 1997 at St. Francis Hospital, Memphis
TN, bu. Belen Cemetery), In 1910, 1920, and 1930 she resided with her
family in Marks. In 1937 she was listed as resided in Memphis but was
back in Marks at the time of her marriage in 1953, but apparently moved
away, dying in Memphis in 1997.
m. 17 Oct 1953 Quitman Co MS to Brandon Trussell of Houston TX
d. Charles William b. 4 Dec 1914 in Marks, d. 22 June 1983 bu. Marks Cemetery
In 1920 and 1930 he resided with his family in Marks. In 1937 he was
listed as residing in Memphis.
m. Josephine Ball, b. 1 July 1917, Greenwood, d. 2 June 1991, bu. Marks
i. Charles William Denton, Jr.,
ii. Elizabeth Partee Denton m. ____ Turner,
iii. Robert Alexander Ball “Jaby” Denton, m. Jennie _____
4. Gerard Ollia, (March 1878 MS d. 1960 bu. Marks Cemetery)
In 1900, 1910, and 1920 he was listed as residing in Belen, where he was a store clerk in 1900 and a retail merchant in 1910 and 1920.
m. 24 Nov 1918 to Carrie Mae Partee (1883-1859 bu. Marks Cemetery)
dau of Charles W. Partee, Sr., (1844 MS-1929) and sister of
Birdie Partee Denton, see above
5. Vera H., b. Nov? 1880 MS
Belen PM in 1904
m. ca. 1906 James A. Leathers (b. ca 1880 VA), a lawyer
in 1910, 1920 and 1930 the couple was residing in Gulfport MS
6. Amma Virginia, (b. Sept 1884 MS d. 17 Dec. 1962 in Memphis TN)
m. 13 Feb 1905 in Quitman Co. MS to Henry Hyman Marks (29 Aug 1878
Helena ARK – 3 Feb 1949, Memphis TN, bu. Forest Hill Cemetery, Memphis)
a. Louis Denton (27 Sept 1906, Marks MS – 18 Sept 1951, Memphis
TN, bu. Forest Hill Cemetery, Memphis) married Frances Fraser
still living in 2007)Louis became a banker with Union Planters in
Memphis residing at 128 South Humes, died of chronic myelogenous
ii. Louis Denton, Jr.
b. Leopold V. “Leo” (b. 27 Sept 1911)
(1) 31 Jan 1936 Crittenden County ARK to Margaret Jobe
(2) 1939 or 1940 in MS to Zola Marie Folsom, b. OK died in
i. Marlena m. Ken Grunewald
7. Chauncey L., b. Mar 1886 MS
m. ca. 1916 Letha _____
In 1900 Chauncey was living in Belen MS and in 1910 he was living with the family of his brother MED in Marks. By 1920 he had begun a family and was living in Memphis TN where they were still residing in 1930.
a. Chauncey L., Jr., ca 1917
b. Vera Letha ca 1918
c. Bill Joe ca 1920
d. Jane H., ca 1921
Recorded in the Belen Cemetery, Belen, Quitman County, MS
by Jack Elliott on June 28, 2006
wife of W.H. Denton
May 3, 1851-Oct. 6, 1929
Nov. 14, 1840-Nov. 14, 1896
Marker 2, on south side and adjacent to Marker 1
Will A. Denton
Nov. 7, 1861-July 17, 1932
[I suspect that he was a son of W.H. Denton and an unidentified first
Denton lot surrounded by marble curbing includes Markers 3-6
Marker 3 on south side of lot
Louise Ward Denton
[has no dates inscribed on stone. Howver there is a temporary placard
still in the ground with the followwing dates typed onto a paper label:
born 6/5/1908 Died 5/10/2001 Age 92]
Partee Lovelace Denton
Marker 4 located on north side of Marker 3
Infant daughter of I.C. & B.B. Denton
Sept. 25, 1904
Marker 5 located on north side of Marker 4
Ira C. Denton
Jan 1, 1875 Nov 13, 1915
Birdie Partee Denton
Jan 9, 1875 July 30, 1937
Marker 6 located on north side of Marker 5
Esther Ruth Trussell
Mar 3, 1908 Feb. 26, 1997
A second Denton lot, this one surounded by Granite curbing, is located on
the west side of the first Denton lot. It includes 7 and 12
Marker 7 is located on the south side of the lot
Virginia Lynn Denton, Ph.d.
Champion of Rehabilitation, Rights, Dignity, Beauty
Nov. 30, 1908 Feb. 22, 1987
Marker 8 located on the north side of Marker 7
Paul Wilkins Denton
Lawyer Musician Lt. U.S. Coast Guard 1942-1946
Oct. 16, 1912 March 17, 1985
Marker 9 located on the north side of Marker 8
Father Manford Esca Denton
Lawyer, Judge, Legislator
Jan. 16, 1872 June 10, 1935
Blanche V. Phillips Denton "Miss Blanche"
Purveyor of Love, Beauty, Friendship
Jan. 3, 1879 Feb. 16, 1949
Marker 10 located on the north side of Marker 9
Infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. M.E. Denton
born & died on Dec. 21, 1898
Marker 11 located on the north side of Marker 10
Manford Esca son of M.E. & Blanche Denton
July 10, 1900 Feb. 23 [or 28] 1907
Marker 12 is not intended to mark a burial, but to list all the children of M.E. & Blanche Denton who were not buried in this lot, i.e. five children. The marker is placed approximately on top of the grave of Virginia Denton (Marker 7)
William Hal Denton
Feb. 11, 1903 April 16, 1965
Lex Leroy Denton
Feb. 19 1905 Nov. 14, 1972
Dorothy Denton Betz
Oct 22, 1910 Oct. 21, 1983
Sarah Denton Coe
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Oct. 26, 1916
Sept. 7, 1919
End of Denton lot number 2.
Marks (MS) Cemetery
Copied from the internet site for the Marks Cemetery
Denton, Carrie May Partee, b. 1883, d. 1959, Sec 9
Denton, Charles William, b. 12-4-1914, d. 6-22-1983, born in Marks, Quitman County, son of Ira Claude Denton & Betty Bobo Partee. farmed the Partee Place in Belen, Miss. beloved husband of Josephine Ball. Beloved father of Charles William Denton, Jr., Elizabeth Partee Denton Turner, Robert Alexander Ball, Sec 1
Denton, Gerrard Ollia, b. 1878, d. 1960, Sec 9
Denton, Josephine Ball, b. 7-1-1917, d. 6-2-1991, born in Greenwood, Miss. daughter of Robert Alexander Ball and Elizabeth Young Ball. beloved wife of Charles William Denton. beloved mother of Charles William Denton, Jr., Elizabeth Partee Denton Turner, Robert Alexander Ball Denton, Sec 1
Obituaries from The Quitman County Democrat, newspaper, Marks, Mississippi
Copied by hand from originals in the Quitman County Courthouse, Marks MS by Jack Elliott
Quitman County Democrat, Marks, MS, March 6, 1997
Ruth Denton Trussell 88 of Memphis, formerly of Marks, died of heart failure on Wed. Feb. 26, 1997 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis . . .
She was a Methodist [and] . . . the widow of Brandon Trussell.
Quitman County Democrat, Marks, MS, June 13, 1935
Funeral services for Judge M.E. Denton were held at the home of his brother G.O. Denton, at Belen, Wednesday forenoon. Judge Denton passed away at Sanatorium, Miss., Monday afternoon after an illness of extended duration.
With the passing of Judge Denton, Marks and Quitman County loses one of her best beloved citizens. Judge Denton was one of the pioneers of this county, and could be found at all times actively identified in the civic life of the community.
He was born in Calhoun County [MS] and came to Quitman County to practice law about 35 years ago. Shortly after coming here he married Miss Blanche Phillips of Belen.
He was active in his law practice and was also instrumental in forming the first drainage district in the Delta, the Tallahatchie Drainage District.
He served in the lower house of Representative for several years, and at the time of his death was a member of the State Senate from Quitman, Coahoma and Tunica counties. He also served this district as Chancellor for a period of six years. He was at one time head of the Riverside Bank of Marks.
Funeral services were conducted in Belen by Rev. Ira Eavenson with interment in the Belen Cemetery. As the interment was being made, a Negro choir nearby sang "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" and "Steal Away."
The pallbearers were six nephews of Judge Denton: Louis Marks, C.L. Denton, Jr., Bill Joe Denton and Ira Denton, all of Memphis, and C.W. and Partee Denton of Marks.
He is survived by his widow, four sons, Lex, Alexandria, La., and Paul,
Joe, and Hal of Marks; three daughters, Virginia of Montgomery, Al., Dorothy and Sally of Marks; two brothers, G.O. Denton of Belen and C.L. Denton of Memphis and two sisters, Mrs. H.H. Marks of Memphis and Mrs. J.W. Leathers of Gulfport. Funeral arrangements were in charge of McInnis-Porter of Clarksdale.
Quitman County Democrat, Marks, MS, Oct. 1, 1936
Robert F. Marks, former estate man [sic] of Memphis and son of the founder of Marks, Miss., died of a heart ailment at 2:30 a.m. today at his residence, 1975 Union. He was 46.
Mr. Marks, for the past few years connected with the New Orleans Joint
Stock Land Bank, in charge of the banks interest throughout the Delta, had made his headquarters in Greenville, Miss. for the past year.
The brother of Henry H. Marks [Henry married Amma Virginia Denton], Memphis, real estate man, he often visited in Memphis. While here last January he was struck by a car in front of the Hotel Claridge and received a fractured hip. Since then he had remained in Memphis. He had only recently been able to use his crutches. He became suddenly ill last night.
Mr. Marks was born in Helena, Ark., the son of Pauline and L. Marks. His father, plantation owner, merchant and timber man, had interests in both Helena and Marks.
After his fathers death 26 years ago, Mr. Marks, with his four brothers carried on the elder Marks business in Marks until after the World War.
Mr. Marks owned one of the largest collections and variety of pigeons in the nation and won many cups as prizes for his specimens.
After the brothers sold their interests in Marks, Mr. Marks came to Memphis 10 years ago. He was connected with Marx & Bensdorf for a while.
He was a Shriner.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Charlotte Marks, Memphis; three brothers, Henry H. of Memphis, Marcus L. Marks, Chicago and Maurice I. Marks, Atlanta, Ga.; a half sister Lucille Marks, Chicago; a half brother Edwin Marks, Chicago; a foster son, Dan Marks, Memphis, a sister-in-law, Mrs. Lena Marks of Memphis, wife of the late Sam M. Marks.
The body will be sent at 9 a.m. tomorrow from Collins Funeral Home to
Helena, Ark., where services will be held at 1 p.m. at the grave in the cemetery there.
Quitman County Democrat, Marks, MS, Oct. 10, 1929
Mrs. Susan Lovelace Denton, age 79, died at the home of her son G.O. Denton, at Belen early Sunday morning. She had been in ill health for some time and her passing cast a gloom all over Quitman County, as some of her children were pioneers in this county.
Funeral services were in charge of Self & Co., local undertakers, and conducted by Rev. W.L. Howse, past of the Riverside Baptist Church.
Interment were [sic] made at the Belen cemetery with her eight grandsons acting as pallbearers: P.L. [Partee Lovelace] Denton, Bill Denton, Lex Denton, Paul Denton, Joel Denton, Louis Marks and Leopold Marks.
She is survived by two brothers, Mr. Jeff Lovelace of Spieglerville,
Texas, and T.B. Lovelace of Clarrendon, Texas; three sons, M.E. Denton, Marks, G.O. Denton, Belen, and C.L. Denton, Memphis; two daughters, Mrs. J.A. Leathers, Gulfport and Mrs. H.H. Marks, Memphis.
Quitman County Democrat, Marks, MS, Feb. 3, 1949
H.H. Marks Dies
Services for Henry H. Marks who died at his home on North Parkway in
Memphis Wednesday night will be held at the National Funeral Home in Memphis Friday.
Mr. Marks, 71 years old, was born and reared at Marks [actually he was born in Helena, Arkansas]. He was the son of Leopold Marks one of the founders of Marks and for whom the town was named. While here Mr. Marks engaged in farming. He moved to Memphis in 1925 where he has been in the real estate business. E served several terms as Mayor of Marks and was a member of the Board of Aldermen for several years.
He married Virginia Denton. They had two sons Lewis [sic, Louis Denton Marks, Sr.] who lives in Memphis and Leopold who lives in Fort Smith.
He leaves his wife and two sons.
Quitman County Democrat, Marks, MS, Feb 17, 1948
The many friends of Mrs. M.E. (Miss Blanche) Denton 70 years old regret to hear of her death in Washington D.C. Wednesday morning at the home of her daughter Miss Virginia Denton. She died of heart ailment from which she had been suffering for the past two years. Funeral services for her will be held Friday morning at the Hines Funeral Home in Washington.
Miss Blanche was a member of the Marks Baptist Church. She was a charter member of the Coterie Club.
She leaves four sons, Hal and Lex of Jigger, La., Paul of Memphis and Joel of Richmond, Va., three daughters Miss Virginia of Washington D.C., Mrs. Dorothy Betts of Miami Fla., and Mrs. Sally Coe of Chapel Hill, N.C., one sister, Mrs. S.T. Lloyd of Jackson and a sister-in-law Mrs. Mary Blackmon, Lambert.
Quitman County Democrat, Marks, MS, August 5, 1937
Mrs. Birdie Partee Denton, a long time resident of Marks passed away at the Methodist hospital in Memphis last Friday afternoon at 1:00 P.M. after an illness of a little over two weeks.
Mrs. Denton had been in ill health for the past two years.
Mrs. Denton was born January 9th 1875 on Deer Creek in Washington County, near Greenville. Early in life she moved with her parents to Panola County in the old Fredonia community. In 1884 she moved to Belen, where in 1899 she was united in marriage to Ira C. Denton who preceded her in death in 1915.
Mrs. Denton lived in Belen until 1910, when she moved to Marks making her home here until about 2 years ago when she moved to Memphis. . . .
Surviving are three sons, Partee L. Denton, Marks; Ira C. Denton, and
Charles William Denton, Memphis; one daughter Miss Ruth Denton, Memphis; two sisters Mrs. Carrie Mae Denton, Belen, and Mrs Pattie Davie [sic, Davis, Pattie Partee married Henry J. Davis on 12 July 1893], Memphis, and one brother, Chas. W. Partee, Memphis.
Denton-Lovelace Census Excerpts
Transcribed by Jack Elliot, June 20, 2007
in the 1900 and 1910 censuses Susan Lovelace Denton was listed as Susan S. I suspect that the “S” stood for “Sardenia,” which would indicate that she was the Sardenia who is listed in the C. Lovelace home in 1860 and as the wife of William H. Denton in 1870.
1850 Lafayette County MS
Charles S Lovelace Lafayette, MS abt 1816
Catharine E Lovelace Lafayette, MS abt 1826
Thos B Lovelace Lafayette, MS abt 1844
Elizabeth Lovelace Lafayette, MS abt 1845
William P Lovelace Lafayette, MS abt 1846
Josephus Lovelace Lafayette, MS abt 1848
1860 Lafayette County MS Census, Paris PO
1618 C. Lovelace 43m farmer 2000/9660 VA
Catherine 34f GA
Thomas 16m MS
Eliza __ 15f MS
William 13m MS
Josephus 11m MS
Sardenia 10?f MS
John 7m MS
Mallie? 4f MS
Vathenia? 1m MS
Chas. Starn 30?m NC
1870 Lafayette County MS Census, Lafayette Springs PO
245 Lovelace C.R. 53mw farmer 2500/1000 VA
R.E. 45fw H.K. GA
J.J. 16mw at home MS
M.F.? 15fw at home MS
C.N. 12mw at home MS
J.D. 9mw at home MS
246 Lovelace J. 21mw farmer 200/300 MS
I don’t know if the following William H. Denton is the one we’re interested in or not:
1860 Tennessee, WASHINGTON, Jonesborough PO, Roll 1277 Book 1, Page 194b
903 Henry Denton 43m farmer 600/400 TN
Fet__he Q. 35f
William H 18m
Isaac A 14m
David B. 12m
John F. 10m
Amanda E. 1f
1870 Calhoun County MS Census, Township 12 Range 1 West, Sarepta PO
186 Denton William H 28mw farmer 2500/500 TN
Sardinia 19fw keeping house MS
William 9mw at home TN
Ora K 1fw MS
1900 Quitman County Census, Belen
16 Denton, Ira C. head Jan 1875 25m MS TN MS clerk in store
Bardie P. wife Jany 1875 25m MS MS MS
Susan S. mother May 1851 49w 8 6 MS VA GA
Vera H. sister Nov? 1880 19 MS TN MS
Virgie A “ Sept 1884 15 MS TN MS
Chauncey? Bro Mar 1886 14 MS MS MS
45 Denton, Manford E. head Jany 1872 28m2 MS TN MS lawyer
Blanche wife Jany 1879 21m2 2 1 MS GA MS
47 Denton, Gerard Ollie Mch 1878 22s MS TN MS clerk gen store
1910 Quitman Belen
9 Denton Ira C 35 m10 MS TN MS clerk court
Birdie P. wife 35 m10 4 3 MS TN MS
Partee L. son 9 s MS MS MS
Ira C., Jr. son 4 s MS MS MS
Esther R. dau 2 s MS MS MS
Andrews, Marion ward f17 s MS MS TN
21 Denton Ged. O. 32s MS TN MS merchant retail
1910 Quitman County, Marks
112 Denton, Manford E. head 38 m11 MS MS MS Chancellor 7th District
Blanche wife 31 m11 4 3 MS TX MS
Hal son 7 s MS MS MS
Lex son 5 s MS MS MS
Virginia dau 1 4/12 s MS MS MS
Chancy L. bro 24s MS MS MS
1910 Mississippi, DESOTO, Beat Roll 738 Book 2, Page 61a
272 Denton, William A. mw49s TN TN TN farmer
1910 Mississippi, HARRISON, Gulfport, Roll 741 Book 1, Page 64a
11_7 32nd Avenue
Leathers, Jas. A. head mw30m4 VA VA VA lawyer general practice
Vera D. wife fw27m4 MS TN MS
1920 Mississippi, HARRISON, Gulfport, Roll 876 Book 2, Page 241a
3702 Leathers, J.A. head mw38m MS MS MS lawyer general practice
Mrs. J.A. wife fw28 m MS MS MS
1930 Harrison MS
James A Leathers, Harrison, MS abt 1881
Vera D Leathers, Harrison, MS abt 1883
1920 Quitman County, Belen
324 Denton, Gerard O. head 42 m MS TN TN retail merchant dry goods store
Carrie Mae wife 35 m MS MS MS
Davis, Elizabeth step-dau 14 s MS MS MS
1920 Quitman County, Marks
West 2nd St
100 Denton, Birda P. head 42 w MS VA VA
Partee L son 19 s MS MS MS
Ira C. son 13 s MS MS MS
Ruth dau 11 s MS MS MS
Chas W. son 5 s MS MS MS
1920 Mississippi, QUITMAN, Marks,
138 Denton, Manford E. head 48m MS TN MS lawyer
Blanche wife 41m MS MS MS
H____ H son 17s MS MS MS
Lex Leroy son 15s MS MS MS
Virginia dau 12s MS MS MS
Dorothy dau 10s MS MS MS
Paul son 7s MS MS MS
Sarah B. dau 3s MS MS MS
Joel son 5/12s MS MS MS
1920 Tennessee, SHELBY, Memphis, Ward 20, Roll 1764 Book 2, Page 162b
286 North Garland Street
Denton, C.L. head mw33 MS TN MS planter
Mrs. C.L. wife fw26 MS AL MS
C.L., Jr. son mw3 9/12 MS MS MS
Vera dau fw 2 9/12 TN MS MS
William son mw 2/12 TN TN TN
Watkins, Katie servant fb15 MS MS MS
Denton, S.S. Mrs mother fw63 MS MS MS
1930, Shelby County, TN
Chauncey L Denton, Shelby, TN abt 1889
Letha Denton, Shelby, TN abt 1894
Chauncey L Denton, Shelby, TN abt 1917
Vera Letha Denton, Shelby, TN abt 1918
Bill Joe Denton Shelby, TN abt 1920
Jane H Denton Shelby, TN abt 1921
1930 Quitman County Census, Marks town
Coldwater Street [aka Riverside Drive]
66 Denton, Blanche head 49 m MS MS MS proprietress rooming house
Hal son 27 s laborer
Lex son 25 s foreman bridge work
Virginia dau 21 s
Dorothy dau 19 s operator telephone
Paul son 17 s
Sally dau 14? s
oel son 9 s
No street listed
97 Denton, Manford E. head 58 m MS TN MS lawyer general practice
MED was living alone in this household, strongly suggesting that he and his wife had separated.
117 Denton Birdie P head 54 wd MS TN VA none
Partee L. son 29 s attorney Quitman Co
Ira C son 24 s book keeper bank
Ruth dau 22 s none
Charles W. son 15 s none
I could not find Gerrard Denton in the 1930 census in Quitman county.
Marriages of Quitman County, Mississippi, volume 1, Tate County Mississippi Genealogical and Historical Society, Senatobia, Mississippi, 1998.
Denton, Gerard Ollie Davis, Carrie May Partee 24 Nov 1918
[apparently Carrie’s maiden name was Partee]
Denton, Ira C. Partee, Birdie 26 Nov 1899
Denton, M.E. Phillips, Blanche 27 Feb 1898
Marks, Henry Hyman Denton, Anna [sic, Amma] Va 13 Feb 1905
Marriages of Quitman County, Mississippi, volume 2, Tate County Mississippi Genealogical and Historical Society, Senatobia, Mississippi, 1999.
Denton, Partee Lovelace Ward, Catherine L. 1 Aug 1930