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Joel H. Dennis
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1865
Henry County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1925
Nebraska, 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)
Final Burial: "DENNIS, Joel H. - b 31 Jan 1865 rural Genesco, IL d 3 March 1925 NE 60yr; md 2 March 1898 Mary Anna FALLERS; disinterred from Farragut Cemetery 11 Dec 1941"

Iowa Cemetery Records. Provo, UT:, 2000. Original Data: Works Project Administration. Graves Registration Project. Washington, D.C.: n.p. (at

Orig. Burial: "Iowa Cemetery Records Record/ Name: Joel H. Dennis / Death Date: 1925 / Page #: 26 / Birth Date: 1865 / Cemetery: Farragut / Level Info: Fremont County Grave Records"

1920 US CENSUS: for Fisher, Fremont, IA; Roll: T625_490; Pg 5A or 117; E D: 66; Image: 808; taken Jan 1920; line 13/ __/ 61:
DENNIS, Joel/ Head/ Own/ Mort/ M/ W/ 64 yr/ Marr/ b. IL/ ME/ ME/ Farmer
......, Anna/ Wife/ F/ W/ 55 yr/ Marr/ b. IA/ Germ/ Germ
......, Mary/ Dau/ F/ W/ 20 yr/ Single/ b. IA/ IL/ IA
......, Edna/ Dau/ F/ W/ 18 yr/ Single/ b. IA/ IL/ IA
......, Walter/ Son/ M/ W/ 16 yr/ Signle/ b. NE/ IL/ IA

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: 
  James H. Dennis (1824 - 1885)
  Emma T. Hayden Dennis (1838 - 1873)
  Mary Anna Fallers Dennis (1862 - 1947)*
  Mary E. Dennis Poulsom (1899 - 1998)*
  Edna Mildred Johnson (1901 - 1987)*
*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# 39117128
Joel H. Dennis
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Joel H. Dennis
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Joel H. Dennis
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