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James H. Dennis
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Birth: May 21, 1824
Maine, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1885
Page County
Iowa, USA

ROSE HILL CEMETERY, SHENANDOAH, PAGE CO, IOWA (inscriptions); pg. 117, Original sec., Lot 17 (at FHL -SL, US/CAN 977.778/51/ V3i - also on film #2055472; also at Nodaway Valley Museum, Clarinda, IA) - "DENNIS, James H - b 21 May 1824 d 26 Dec 1884; md Emma T"
(NOTE: believe he died in 1885 - not 1884 - see 1885 IA State Census below - GFM)

1850 US CENSUS: for Madison, Somerset Co, ME; Film M432_269; pg 68 or 136; taken 8 Aug 1850; line 6/ 230/ 239:
DENNIS, William/ 63 yr/ M/ Farmer/ 2000/ b. NH
......, Susan/ 63 yr/ F/ b. NH
......, John/ 31 yr/ M/ Farmer/ b. Maine
......, James H./ 26 yr/ M/ b. ME
HOLDEN, Myra widow/ 23 yr/ F/ b. ME
DENNIS, William H./ 18 yr/ M/ Farmer/ b. ME
HOLDEN, James W./ 5 mo/ b. ME
ROYAL, Abigail/ 24 yr/ F/ b. ME
JONES, Daniel/ 28 yr/ M/ b. ME

1885 IA STATE CENSUS: for Grant Tp, Page co, IA (image 22 of 24 at 27/137/140:
DENNIS, James H./ Tp 69/ Range 39/ Sec 3/ NW 1/4; NW 1/4; 60 yr/ Male/ Widowed/ Farmer/ b. NJersey [?-gfm]
......, Lucy/ 22 yr/ F/ Single/ house keeper/ b. ILL
......, Joseph/ 20 yr/ M/ Single/ Farmer/ b. ILL
......, Mira/ 18 yr/ F/ Single/ housekeeper/ b. ILL
......, Maud/ 16 yr/ F/ Single/ b. ILL

PAGE COUNTY HISTORY; pub. 1984 by Page co, Gen. Soc, Page Co, IA; pg 170 "James DENNIS" bio. (at the Nodaway Valley Museum, Clarinda, IA #977.778/ Pag)

In 1871, James DENNIS and his family came by train from Geneseo, Illinois to Shenandoah, Iowa. Their first home was where the library now stands. Later moving to a farm east of Shenandoah. From there they moved to a farm south of Essex.
His wife Emma died in 1873, and is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery. Susan HARVALE, a grandmother, cared for their family until her deat in 1876, at the age of eighty-nine.
There were seven children. Calvin was married to Eva LINKLETTER and had one daughter, Emma. Marira wife of George RALPHE of Essex. They had one daughter, Edna, who married Berle RUTH. Myra was the wife of Sam BUSSARD; they had four children: Calvin, Fred, Hazel and Harry. Joel married Anna FALLERS. To this union three children were born Mary, Edna, and Walter. Maude was the wife of Ike KILLION of Oakland, Iowa. Lucie was the wife of Dan BURKHALTER of Lewis, Iowa.
Walter DENNIS, his son Max, and his son Joel, of Farragut, Iowa are the last of the James DENNIS family to survive to carry on the DENNIS name.
Farming has been the occupation of most of this family. Submitted by Joel DENNIS."
Family links: 
  Susan Harvel Dennis (1787 - 1876)
  Emma T. Hayden Dennis (1838 - 1873)
  Joel H. Dennis (1865 - 1925)*
  John Dennis (1819 - 1882)*
  James H. Dennis (1824 - 1885)
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Cemetery
Page County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Orig. Sec., Lot 17
Created by: Glenda Frank Moser
Record added: Jul 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39115011
James H. Dennis
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James H. Dennis
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James H. Dennis
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