|Birth: ||Dec. 1, 1804|
|Death: ||Oct. 30, 1854|
Son of John and Sarah Denham, grandson of Obed Denham, husband of Anne Drummond.
Intestate Record of William Denham October 30,1854
Know all men by these presents that I Lucy Denham of Vermilion County and State of Illinois have made constituted and appointed and by these presents do make constitute and appoint Jonathan Dove of the same place my true and lawfull attorney for me and in my name place and stead, to demand, collect and receive all sums of money and other demands of whatsoever kind native and description whatever which are due owing or payable to me from the estate of my husband William Denham late of Clermont County state of Ohio deceased and to give good and sufficient receipts acquaintances and discharges therefor giving and granting to my said attorney full powers and authority to do and perform all and very act and things whatsoever necessary to be done in and about the premises as fully to all intents and purposes as I might or can do if personally present, hereby ratifying and confirming all that my said attorney shall lawfully do by virtue hereof.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand seal this sixteenth day of June one thousand eight hundred and fifty six.
Attest: S. Crane
Lucy (her X mark] Denham
Letters of Guardianship]
Stare Of Illinois]
The People of the State of Illinois,
To Jonathan Dove of the County and State aforesaid.
Whereas. It has been represented to the County Court of the County of Vermilion That Anna Lavaca Denham and William D. Denham minor heirs at law of William Denham Deceased are entitled to property and have no guardian: and whereas, we repose special trust and confidence in your ability and integrity, it is therefore ordered by the Court, and by those present, we do make, constitute and appoint you, the said Jonathan Dove guardian of said minor heirs, with full power and authority to superintend their nuture and education: and for this use, to ask, demand, sue for, levy and receive all and singular their monies, goods, chattels, rights, credits and effects, and to preserve the same, and do and transact for them the said minors: and all other things that the law does now, or may hereafter direct, for and during their minority.
Witness Thomas Short, Clerk of the County Court, in and for the County of Vermilion, at his office, in Danville, this 11th day of July A.D. 1856.
Thomas Short Clerk.
Conclusion: Old William Denham had two sons named William, one from each of his two marriages. His Intestate record was not real clear when listing minor children as both sons named William would have qualified as minors. It leaves some unanswered questions.
John Denham (1776 - ____)
Sarah Denham Denham (1778 - 1831)
Anne Drummond Denham (1808 - 1851)*
Lucy Ann Dove Denham (1822 - ____)*
Lavina Denham Robinson Snavely (1827 - 1891)*
Clarissa Denham Holton (1829 - 1892)*
Nancy Jane Denham Leming Shealey (1832 - 1896)*
Mary Ann Denham Eacret Iseminger (1832 - 1895)*
Oramil Denham (1840 - 1933)*
Pingree Denham (1842 - 1912)*
William Drummond Denham (1847 - 1868)*
Anna Lavacha Denham (1853 - ____)*
William Delaware Denham (1855 - 1932)*
Early Settlers Burying Ground
Maintained by: Karolyn [Kendig] McLain
Originally Created by: Cynthia Rice
Record added: Nov 19, 2006
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