Feb. 8, 1831 Nashville Davidson County Tennessee, USA
Mar. 29, 1852 Van Buren Crawford County Arkansas, USA
Johnanna Perry Drennen Denckla was born on February 8, 1831 in Nashville, Tennessee to John Drennen and Emily Rosannah Deaderick.
She married William P. Denckla of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 2 Mar 1851 in New York City, New York, New York. She was the mother of a daughter, Mary Caroline, whose life was lost at sea when the boat she was in burned off the coast of California on August 27, 1852.
Johnanna passed from this life on March 29, 1852.
source: from "Sketches of the Shelby, McDowell, Deaderick, Anderson families" -Complied by Anna Mary Moon
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"As some fair flower whose closely clinging liesThe rude winds break to bid it bloom aboveSo pass'd her gentle spirit to the skiesLeaving an earthly for a heavenly love" (1852) Reads her epitaph. Her monument has been restored. -
Jenny Added: Jul. 6, 2012