Thomas DENTON was born in 1746 in Hampshire CO, VA. He died on 1 May 1807 in Jefferson CO, TN. Thomas' will dated May 1, 1807, probated August 25, 1809: "I then give and bequeath my whole estate real and personal to be sold, land and movables, except the horses. They are to remain in the care of my beloved son George Denton until such time as they all come to perfection and then sale to be made. And my whole estate to be equally divided between my loving wife and children except my beloved son Joel is only to have six dollars for his part of my whole estate and my two youngest sons, William and Cornelius Denton, to have fifty dollars each one over their equal part and William one colt now sucking the Shandy mare and Cornelius is to have the next colt this said mare has. My beloved daughter Jane has received thirty-three dollars of her part. I do will unto my beloved grandson Thomas Denton the son of George Denton thirty dollars of my estate." Extrs., sons George and David Denton Signed in the presence of James Nails, Ben Nails, Elizabeth Nails.
Executor's Settlement: Among the items listed are:
in favor of George Denton 15.00
He married Elizabeth (OSBORNE) in 1765. Elizabeth (OSBORNE), died in 1807 in after.
They had the following children: