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From: Don Ott <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Partee, Smith and Denton?
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2005 15:25:50 -0600
Well Bernie I do not know much about this. Elizabeth "Millie"
Partee b. 1841, (Dau. of George Partee and Mary ( )) is the one that
married James S. Denton. I think they must have got married about 1860 as
their birth dates are both ca 1841. I do not think Elizabeth's name was
Mary as she had a sister named Mary who married Amos Golder. I can send a
family group sheet on the Partee family if you would like.
At 04:14 PM 06-02-05, you wrote:
>Just wanted to drop a post this morning and ask if anyone has any
>information on the descendants of a Partee bride and James Denton?
>This James Denton was the son of Jane (maiden name unknown) Denton
>Smith. I do not know the given name of her Denton husband; but believe
>that Smith husband was Elijah.
>In 1850; Jane is a widowed Denton shown with three children; Martha, James
>and John. By 1860 she is again widowed and a Smith now. In her household
>is James and John and my ggrandmother; Rebecca Jane Denton
>Blankinship. Also in the household are a Robert and Samuel. I believe
>these last two young boys are Smiths - children of Elijah Smith, deceased.
>I do not know whatever happened to Robert and Samuel - find neither in the
>1870 census as a Denton or a Smith.
>Jane's son; John Denton perished in the War.
>Her son; James Denton survived and married a Partee and believe that her
>given name was Mary.
>I would be real interested in connecting with researchers of the James
>Denton and Mary (?) Partee family; in hopes of finding out more about John
>Denton; brother to James Denton. I recall finding James Denton in an 1870
>census and he was listed as a minister.
>Or does anyone know where this Elijah Smith came from? It appears from
>the births of Samuel and Robert and with the assumption that they are
>Smiths by birth - that Jane Denton married Elijah Smith shortly after the
>1850 census. However, I do not find an Elijah Smith in the 1850 Izard Co.
>census. Could be that he was from a neighboring county?
>Jane Denton Smith and Elijah Smith are buried at the Custer-Herron
>Cemetery. Many of my Smiths are also buried there. Could Elijah Smith be
>related to my Thomas J. Smith?
>Rebecca Jane Denton and James Calvin Blankinship's daughter; Nancy Emma
>Blankinship married Sherman Lee Smith and Sherman was the son of Thomas J.
>Smith and Nancy Ann Sinor.
>Anyone? Just thought that I would throw it all out?
>"Swaying palms in paradise........"
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