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From: "bernie moore knowles" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Samuel Jefferson Denton - Jean
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2002 08:23:44 -0700
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I like your style! And your brains! Could very well be. It just seemed so
"coincidental" that this Jefferson D. was in Salem in 1900, where Jeff
Denton's mother died in 1909 and the 1900 census record show his birthdate
in September 1862, when my other few records of him revealed an 1863
This is the only kicker. We all know that Mary Langston was not born in
Georgia. And his father born in North Carolina? A Denton from North
Carolina? Most were from Tennessee, weren't they? Maybe a "rapid
It is certainly something for me to proceed with, I think. Maybe I can
trace the male children in this 1900 census record.......Wilson Denton and
I may be clutching at straws here, but I like straws okay........mind you.
Thanks Jean. Interesting opinion you had.
"I have Indian blood in me. I have just enough White blood for you to
question my honesty." ........Will Rogers
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jean Mayfield Cuevas" <>
Sent: Friday, March 08, 2002 4:52 AM
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Samuel Jefferson Denton - Mark
> I am too lazy to go looking at the moment, but when was Jefferson Davis
> president? If by this time, could he have been named Samuel Jefferson
> Davis for the president, and went by Jefferson?
> Jean C.
> At 08:17 PM 3/7/02 -0700, you wrote:
> >Okay, so this is my ggrandmother then, at least in this 1870 census.
> >And Samual is that and not Lemuel, then? We have never found this
> >following the 1880 Izard Co. census, where he was enumerated in the
> >Rutledge "Rutch" Smith household. I was given this census record from
> >Glenda Ramsey that might be him..........listed in 1900 Salem, in Fulton
> >County.........as that is where his mother; Mary Langston Denton Franks
> >supposedly buried.
> >But, Jefferson D. in lieu of Samuel Jefferson? Parents' birthplaces of
> >and GA sure doesn't add up either. Hmmm......
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