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 William Harrison Denton

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William Harrison Denton

Birth
Death 26 Oct 1920 (aged 74)
Sevier County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Sevierville, Sevier County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 6166728 View Source
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William Denton joined the Union Army in 1862 with his brother John Denton. They were in Co. M, 2nd TN Cav where they served until 1865. William was 16 when he joined.

William had 18 children, 10 by his first wife, Elizabeth J. Fox, and 8 by his second wife, Laura Virginia Trotter.

On 7 Aug. 1866 in Sevier Co., TN William married Elizabeth J. Fox, daughter of Eli H. Fox and Hettie Bird Fox. They had 10 children:

Sarah Ann Denton Layman (1836 - 1936)
James Campbell Denton (1869 - 1933)
Mettie Melvina Denton Patterson (1872 - 1943)
William Eli Denton (1873 - 1939)
Hattie Angeline Denton Williams (1875 - 1955)
John Henry Denton (1877 - 1946)
George Casewell Denton (1879 - 1879)
Dicie Delma Denton Reno (1880 - 1917)
Charles Leonidas (1883 - 1945)
Mattie Elizabeth Denton (1885 - 1885)

On 7 Oct. 1885 in Sevier Co., TN William married Laura Virginia Trotter, daughter of Issac A. Trotter and Mary Emert. They had 8 children:

Shelby Wilson Denton (1886 - 1951)
Nannie Denton (1888 - 1907)
Clarence Robertson Denton (1890 - 1907)
Elizabeth Lida Denton Henderson (1892 - 1964)
Carl Houston Denton (1894 - 1975)
Amos McKinley Denton (1895 - 1964)
Ray Isaac Denton (1899 - 1985)
Paul Jones Denton (1904 - 1973)


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Served in Civil War with Co. M 2nd TN Cav.


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