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Stephen English Denton
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1853
Cleveland
Bradley County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1933
Baxter County
Arkansas, USA

Stephen was the son of William M. Denton & Rebecca E. Walker. He married (1)Georgia A. Wilkie on 08 December 1878 in Baxter Co., AR. Georgia died three months after their marriage. Stephen then married Geirgia's sister (2)Eldora A. Wilkie on 02 November 1880 in AR and they had five children.

He built the first store, named "Cox and Denton", in Gassville and the second dwelling house in 1878. His business soon became the most outstanding store in Northern Arkansas. He served as assistant postmaster in Gassville for eight years then postmaster four years. He was elected Justice of the Peace in 1900. He was admitted to the bar in 1914 and was MoPac attorney for 18 years.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William M Denton (1822 - 1895)
  Rebecca E Walker Denton (1823 - 1896)
 
 Spouses:
  Georgia A. Wilkie Denton (1861 - 1879)
  Eldora Adaline Wilkie Denton (1865 - 1940)
 
 Children:
  Myrtle Jewel Denton Shoemaker (1881 - 1976)*
  Lela Denton Gallagher (1886 - 1925)*
  Ruby Leona Denton Tucker (1892 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Franklin Denton (1849 - 1929)*
  Stephen English Denton (1853 - 1933)
  William Judson Denton (1858 - 1883)*
  Robert E Lee Denton (1863 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gassville Cemetery
Gassville
Baxter County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: EL
Record added: Feb 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33654378
Stephen English Denton
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