John William Denton

The life of John William Denton

Parents & Siblings

Elijah Conner Denton

29 Jan 1825 - 29 May 1890

Born in Cedar Creek, Perry, Tennessee
Died in Siera Blanca, Alamosa, Colorado
Baptized 15 Oct 1881

Mary Ann Simms

14 Feb 1831 - 8 Feb 1916

Born in Lewis Tennessee
Died in Zapata, Costilla, Colorado
Baptized 22 Feb 1882

Elizabeth Evans

16 Mar 1833 - 2 Jul 1857

Born in Tennessee
Died in Cedar Creek, Perry, Tennessee

Sarah Jane Martin

1839 - 15 March 1863

Born in Murry, Tennessee
Died in Cedar Creek, Perry, Tennessee

Marriage of Elijah and Elizabeth

4 Aug 1852

Sarah Jane Denton

1853 - 1882

Phebe Caroline Denton

13 June 1854 - 13 July 1923

Born in Cedar Creek, Perry, Tennessee
Died in Waynesboro, Wayne, Tennessee

Marriage of Elijah and Sarah

11 Aug 1859

James Elijah Denton

12 Apr 1860 - 7 July 1861

Born in Cedar Creek, Perry, Tennessee
Died - unknown
Half-brother

Samuel Edward Denton

27 June 1861 - 8 October 1949

Born in Perry, Tennessee
Died 8 October in Utah
Baptized 14 May 1882
Half-brother

George Tipton Denton

21 February 1863 - 21 October 1942

Born in Perry Tennessee
Baptized 17 September 1883
Half-brother

Marriage of Elijah and Mary

8 April 1866

Jesse Monroe Denton

4 October 1866 - 7 June 1926

Born in Murray, Madison, Tennessee
Died in Uracca, Alamosa, Colorado
Baptized 14 February 1882

Issac Benjamin Denton

6 June 1869 - 31 Dec 1952

Born in Cedar Creek, Perry, Tennessee
Died in Alamosa, Alamosa, Colorado
Baptized 31 August 1884

Malinda Rebecca Ann Denton

18 March 1870 - 21 September 1966

Born in Cedar Creek, Perry, Tennessee
Died in Alamosa, Alamosa, Colorado

Main

Rebecca Jane Inman

19 July 1854 - 4 Apr 1911

Born in Cedar Creek, Perry, Tennessee
Died in Waynesboro, Wayne, Tennessee

John William Denton

19 June 1857 - 14 Sep 1928

Born in Cedar Creek, Perry, Tennessee
Died in Linden, Perry, Tennessee

1870 US Census

5 Aug 1870

Elijah, Mary A, Carloine, John, Samuel, George, Jesse, Isaac, John Woods, Sarah Woods, Martha Woods

Married

28 Nov 1874

Married in Perry, Tennessee

First Convert Baptisms

6 Feb 1882

John, Rebecca, Elijah, Mary, Samuel,

Colorado State Census

1 June 1885

John, Rebecca, Thomas, Elizabeth, Mary, Les, Sam

Moved back to Tennessee

1892

Moved between 1891 and 1894

1900 US Census

13 June 1900

Perry Tennessee
John, Rebecca, Mary, Samuel, Robert, Jesse, Laura, Dora

1910 US Census

22 April 1910

Perry Tennessee
John, Becky, sam, Alma, Laura, Dora, Thomas

Children

Elijah Thomas Denton

21 Aug 1875 - 3 Jun 1947

Born in Cedar Creek, Perry, Tennessee
Died in Monte Vista, Colorado
Baptized 26 Aug 1888

Argent Elizabeth Denton

15 April 1877 - 18 Mar 1936

Born in Cedar Creek, Perry, Tennessee
Died in Elbridge, Obien, Tennessee
Baptized 26 Aug 1888

Mary Caroline Denton

15 Feb 1879 - 16 Jan 1964

Born in Linden, Perry, Tennessee
Died in Maricopa, Arizona
Baptized 26 Aug 1888

Ezekiel Leslie Denton

6 July 1881 - 2 Jan 1971

Born in Linden, Perry, Tennessee
Died Trenton, Gibson, Tennessee
Baptized 6 July 1893

Samuel Richard Denton

6 Feb 1884 - 26 Aug 1943

Born in Linden, Perry, Tennessee
Died in Milan, Gibson, Tennessee
Baptized 6 July 1893

Robert Benjamin Denton

26 Sep 1886 - 3 Feb 1969

Born in La Jara, Conejos, Colorado
Died in Perry, Tennessee
Baptized 12 September 1899

Jessie Alma Denton

26 May 1888 - 15 Mar 1972

Born in La Jara, Conejos, Colorado
Died in Jackson, Madison, Tennessee
Baptized 12 Sep 1899

Elijah, Argent, and Mary Baptized

26 Aug 1888

Laura Annie Denton

8 Oct 1891 - 2 Apr 1972

Born in La Jara, Conejos, Colorado
Died - unknown place
Baptized 25 June 1905

Ezekiel and Samuel Baptized

6 July 1893

Dora Lee Denton

22 Aug 1894 - 26 Jan 1982

Born in Cedar Creek, Perry, Tennessee
Died in Show Low, Navajo, Arizona
Baptized 22 June 1905