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James Denny
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1813
Washington County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1848
Owen County
Indiana, USA

James was the first child born in Fleenor's Fort, where his parents took refuge during their first winter in Indiana with other settlers for protection from the Indians during the War of 1812. One June 30, 1835 he married Delilia Burks at Fleehors, Putnam County, Indiana. They had 5 children: Elizabeth, Mary Jane, Harvey, Elisha and Jeneatta Ann.

Following the family artisan tradition, James was a millwright by trade. One of the mills he built was at Cataract Falls, Owen County, Indiana.

He caught pneumonia while working as a millwright on a mill near Spring Cave, Owen County, Indiana and died at the age of 35.

His wife Delilia is buried at Cloverdale Cemetery, Putnam County, Indiana. James does not appear on the Cloverdale Cemetery Index.

According to The Denny Genealogy - Third Book, he was buried at Middletown, near Quincy, Indiana

Family links: 
  Elisha Thomas Denny (1784 - 1855)
  Polly Hedger Denny (1796 - 1845)
  Delila Burks Denny (1809 - 1882)
  Mary Jane Denny (1838 - 1891)*
  Harvey Denny (1840 - 1930)*
  Elisha Allen Denny (1842 - 1866)*
  Jennetta Ann Denny Poynter (1847 - 1884)*
  Morris Thomas Denny (1811 - 1896)*
  James Denny (1813 - 1848)
  Samuel Thomas Denny (1817 - 1889)*
  Rachel Denny Cooley (1825 - 1890)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: sleuthesthedead
Record added: Feb 12, 2009
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