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From: "J.Cooper Walker" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] 1880 Izard/Denton/Bernie
Date: Thu, 8 May 2003 10:12:43 -0500
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Hi Bernie....In the 1880 Izard Lunenburg twp #41/43:
DENTON, J. m 47 fmr Ga Sc -
Darthy f 41 wife Ga Ga -
Geo W. 22 son Tn Ga.
Nancy 19 dau Tn Ga
JEFFERSON 17 son Tn Ga. Ga
Jno 15 son " " "
Saml 8 ' Ky
Wm 3 " Mo
(Could this be the Jefferson Denton in the 1900 with wife Evaia ??) Who
knows what member of the family was giving the info on where everyone was
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bernie Moore-Knowles" <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2003 8:43 PM
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] 1900 Franks, Jeffery and Denton - Joyce
> This is something! I really don't know if this is my Jeff Denton or not.
> Dates certainly look good, don't they? All I had for him was born circa
> 1863. Plus! I have that his mother; Polly Langston Denton Franks was
> buried in the Salem Cemetery in 1909. Have not located a marked grave to
> verify; but this census sure looks like him to me. But, odd birthplaces
> his parents; or so it says. Jonathan Denton and Polly Langston both were
> born in Arkansas, as far as I know and this 1900 census that you posted
> says: TN NC GA
> That's pretty odd, I think. TN NC GA?
> Is this Franks family nearby? This is his mother.........and her second
> family; the John Wesley Franks family:
> 1900 Fulton Co., Arkansas census, Cleveland Township:
> FRANKS, John W. head W M Sep 1843 56 m/33 AL TN AL
> #207/209 Mary wife W F Mar 1842 58 m/33 11/10
> Sarah E. dau W F April 1877 23 S AR AL AR
> Robert L son W M June 1878 21 S AR AL
> Loria B dau W F July 1882 17 S AR
> Nana/Nora B gr'dau W F Jan 1889 11 S AR AR AR
> Do you think that Jeff Denton's wife's name would translate to Eva,
> In that 1900 census that you posted?
> 1900 Fulton
> County #109:
> DENTON, Jeferson Sept 1862 37 m 11 Tn NC Ga
> Evaia A. Aug 1869 30 m 11 4/4 Tn
> Willson A. Nov 1889 10
> Vestia M. dau Feb 1891 9
> Coria B. Jun 1893 6
> Jefferson C. Nov 1895 4
> Here is the few census records that I do have for Jeff Denton. 1880 was
> last time that I saw a record for him and he was shown as a laborer in
> Lynette's Smith family home. Note that Franks researchers think that Jeff
> Denton's first name is Lemuel and I really think that it is Samuel. But,
> this point who knows?
> 1870 Izard Co., Arkansas Census, Union Township, Page 253:
> FRANKS, John 25 MS
> #163/165 Mary 26 AR
> Rebecca Jane 10 AR
> Samantha 9 AR
> Samual J. 7 AR >>>>>>>>>>> Jeff Denton
> Martha 4 AR
> James T. 1 AR
> Cintha 2/12 AR b. Mar
> 16 June 1880 Izard Co., Arkansas census, Lunenbug Township:
> SMITH S R M 46 **** Farmer TN TN TN
> #68/75 Janie F 45 wife Keeping House AR .. ..
> J L M 24 son "
> J M M 22 " "
> " "
> W T M 18 " "
> " "
> W A M 16 " "
> " "
> J D M 13 " "
> " "
> Henry M 10 " "
> Sol M 7 "
> " "
> R L M 4 "
> " "
> DENTON Jefferson M 16 laborer AR .. ..
> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>Jeff Denton
> Thanks so much Joycie. I would really say that this is him, except that
> NC GA, really is a question mark.
> More later,
> Bernie Moore-Knowles
> Phoenix, Arizona - Papa'aola, Hawai'i
> "I have Indian blood in me. I have just enough White blood for you to
> question my honesty." ........Will Rogers
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "J.Cooper Walker" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2003 6:32 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] 1900 Jeffery and Denton
> > Hi Bernie...there is a Jeferson DENTON around Salem in the 1900 Fulton
> > County #109:
> > DENTON, Jeferson Sept 1862 37 m 11 Tn NC Ga
> > Evaia A. Aug 1869 30 m 11 4/4 Tn
> > Willson A. Nov 1889 10
> > Vestia M. dau Feb 1891 9
> > Coria B. Jun 1893 6
> > Jefferson C. Nov 1895 4
> > Later...Joyce
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Vera Reeves" <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2003 8:11 AM
> > Subject: [ARIZARD-L] 1900 Jeffery and Denton
> > > 1900 Athens Twp Izard County
> > > #20 Jeffery
> > > John W. Mar 1854 age 46 md 17 yrs
> > > Samantha E. Jan 1862 age 38 (9-6)
> > > Ambrose A. Jan 1884 age 16
> > > Rebecca A. Sep 1885 age 14
> > > John W. J. Mar 1887 age 13
> > > Lettice L. Dec 1889 age 10
> > > Martha J. Jul 1895 age 4
> > > Jemima E. Aug 1899 age 9/12
> > > all born AR
> > >
> > > Didn't see the Denton in Izard County 1900
> > > NOTE the E.
> > >
> > > Didn't see any of them in 1910 Izard County.
> > > There was an Ambrose but he was 10 years to old.
> > >
> > > > Wondering if anyone has access to the 1900 Izard Co., census?
> > > > Am looking for the family of John Jeffery. John's second wife was
> > > Samantha Matilda Denton (b1861) and she was my ggrandmother's only
> > > My ggrandmother was Rebecca Jane "Becky" Denton Blankinship.
> > > > I have that John Jeffery died in Izard Co. in 1903. I have no idea
> > > Samantha was living at the time of her husband's death; but would
> > > like to know what happened to her.
> > > > Additionally, am curious as to if their brother; Lemuel (Samuel)
> > Jefferson
> > > "Jeff" Denton (born circa 1863)was living in the county in 1900, also.
> > > > The three Denton children were the only issue of Jonathan Denton
> > > (1842-1864); who died at Atlanta; aged twenty-two.
> > >
> > >
> > >
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