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1. John Dennis was born about 1744 in Fairfax Co., Virginia (2: Submitted by Patrick Edward Tuffin pat442@surfanytime.net, 2: Submitted by Debby Flynn djflynn1962@hotmail.com, 3A). He married Elizabeth Buckley (possibly Nancy Elizabeth Buckley). She was born about 1748.

Notes for John Dennis and Elizabeth Buckley:

Date: Sun, 17 Oct 1999 06:53:08 -0700 (PDT)
From: carl cooper
Subject: surname DENNIS

Jeanne,
Thanks for the fwd from Bill Wagner.
My mother: Ruth Myrtle [DENNIS] Cooper said that the Dennis family were Scotch/Irish. If this is true, I have found some interesting information that may pin-point the date/time in which the Dennis family came to America.
Following a nine year war and five years of no harvest in Northern Ireland [or ULSTER\}, a ship named: "SULLY" departed Northern Ireland for Philadelphia. The Ocean voyage at that time took 2 to 3 weeks (normal) but it took the Sully 3 and a half months, arriving September 2nd 1714.
The Scotch/Irish settled 40-50 miles west of Philadelphia in what was called "DONEGAL". Today, Lancaster County has a township called Donegal.
I believe You will find the Dennis family and perhaps one of them named John from about 1714 up, in that area, or in eastern Maryland. All for now Carl Cooper...

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From: Marsha
Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2000 11:26:15 EST
Subject: Re: Dennis and Conover?

Jeanne:
I have John Dennis married to Elizabeth Buckley. This John was born about 1744 in Fairfax, VA.
For the next John, born 13 Feb 1770 in VA, he married Elizabeth Harrison born 9 Dec 1769 in Dumfries, VA. I don't have any siblings listed. That doesn't mean there were none.
John and Elizabeth Harrison Dennis had 10 children, do you need them? and yes my ancestor was their son, John Clinton Dennis who married Rachel Conover. I could send a GEDCOM if you like.
Marsha
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From: BARTMESS@aol.com
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2000 12:35:38 EST
Subject: Re: Dennis info. 1-3 Generations

I mailed you a paper copy of my reseach, I thought it contained information about the second generation along with the sources. I never heard if you recieved it or not. All information about John Dennis being the father of the boys listed in generation one is from the Virginia Personal Tax lists before 1800 which are as far as I know only found in the Balch Library in Leesburg and maybe the Virginia State Library in Richmond.
What kind of geneaology program do you use? Is it Family Tree Maker? If so which version do you have? I have version 7.0 but can export to the ones before. Any version before 6.0 will not except my whole file as it is too large. I can split it off and send only the Dennis part which is my husband's line as my line would be of no interest to you. I don't think the GEDCOM version will show any sources.
I am still working in the land deeds section in Loudoun Co. and working in the Belmont Co. Records as Absalom Dennis was living in Belmont co. by 1828. I assumed that he arrived in that year. It appears that he is the Abraham Dennis that is listed in the 1830 census of Belmont Co. as according to the tax list there was only one Dennis living there and it was Absalom. I have not learned as yet who he came to Ohio with and where he lived except that it was in Kirkwood twp. as he did not own any land. According to the deed index Alexander purchased some land and I have begun to order the Deed Books to see what I can get from this.
I do have some clues from the Deed books in Loudoun Co. as to where the Dennis group came from and where to look for our dead John. This has been done by studing their neighbors and friends. John Dennis Jr. had leased some land belonging to the Carter family for three lives. His leased land was on the south side of Goose Creek and was partly in Loudoun Co. and partly in Fauquier co. I learned this from reading the lease agreement of his neighbor. When William and Thomas bought their land it was on the north side of Goose Creek and I believe it was land they had leased before they were able to purchase it. The same tracts belonging to Tom and Will were described as being the land that Bryan Fairfax inherited from his father and leased to various individuals. When Fairfax sold this land to Josiah Watson the leased people were not to be disturbed from their land. When Watson sold the land to George Balyly the leases were still in force. Then he died and the land was divided among his sons who decided to sell to people who had leases if they wanted to buy. Both Tom and Will added small potions to their purchase of Balyly by buying land from the Barrs who lived next door. It appears that Tom lived in George Barr's old house and Will lived in the house built by George Bayly or Pierce his son.All the Dennis land tracts were described as being on the waters of Goose Creek. This land was also along the road that led from Middleton to Handy's Mill.
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Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2000 16:43:36 -0500
From: "Vernon Dennis Sr."
Subject: Re: Dennis connection, can you illuminate?

Hi Jeanne,
Very sorry to hear that you have been sick for so long. That can really get you down. I do hope you are feeling better.
Sorry I was so long getting back to you. I really got backed up on unanswered mail. Any how....... I will give you a run down of my family branch as far back as I have it. Some of this information I collected when I went down to Loudoun County, VA last summer. I made two trips, 5 days each trip. I got quite a bit of information.
John Dennis Sr. b abt 1744 in Fairfax Co. VA - wife Elizabeth Buckley b abt 1748
Son of John Dennis: Absolum Dennis b. 5 Jun 1791 Loudoun Co, VA d. 19 May 1877 Monroe Co., OH
Absolum first married Mary Ann Wilson (1796-1846) m. 21 Dec 1811 Loudoun Co., VA. Second married Jane Lockhard (abt 1815-1879) m. 13 Jul 1848 Monroe Co., OH.
Son of Absolum and Mary Ann Wilson:
Joseph Thomas Dennis b. 27 Jan 1825 Loudoun Co., VA d. 17 Feb 1910 Gracey, Washington Co., OH He is buried in the Dennis Family Cemetery, Gracey, OH. Joseph married Hester Ann Johnson (1831-1899) m. abt 1848.
Son of Joseph and Hester:
John Henry Dennis b. 10 Dec 1864 Monroe Co., OH d. 25 May 1934 Washington Co., OH.
John first married Martha E. McKitrick (abt1865- ) m. 4 Oct 1884. No children by this marriage. I don't know what happened to Martha. My Father told me that John went to MO in late 1800's. It is there that he met his second wife.
John second married Bertha Hoggett (1879-1902) m. bef 1900.
John and Bertha had one child Winnie Belle:
Winnie Belle Dennis b. 17 Sep 1900 Spring Grove, MO d. Jun 1968 Marietta, OH
Winnie Married Albert Alfred Barth (1901-1965) m. 17 Mar 1923.
Winnie and Albert had 3 children
1. Ernest b. 1925 now living in Elyria, OH
2. Betty b. 1927 now living in CA
3. Paul b. 1930 now living in Medina, OH
John third married Ethel Algreta Smith Fleming b. 25 Jun 1881 Washington Co., OH d. 25 Nov 1916 Washington Co., OH m. 5 May 1903. Ethel was a widow when she met John. Ethel had one child from a previous marriage. Her name was Grace Winfred Fleming b. 1 Jul 1901 Washington Co., OH d. Jan 1982 in Huntington, WV. Grace never married.
Son of John and Ethel:
Wilbert Austin Dennis b. 15 Jan 1908 Washington Co., OH d. 19 May 1997 Beverly, OH. Wilbert married Gladys McCauley (1912-1999) m. 27 Oct 1934
Wilbert and Gladys are my parents. The had 4 children, me being the oldest. I was born 19 Oct 1935 Cow Run, Washington Co., OH. I was born in the house that John Henry Dennis built. Many of John and Ethel's children were born in the same house. That house and farm is still in the Dennis Family.
While in VA last summer, my wife and I had the opportunity to visit an old home stead called "Lilac Hill". It is about 1 mile north of Middleburg, VA. on Sam Fred Road. This home was once own by William and Thomas Dennis. Sons of John Sr. William, Thomas, John Sr. and Absolum were all living in the same house for a while. Lilac Hill is on the Virginia Historic Register. It was built in the late 1700's and is still standing today. It is built of stone and stucco. Built to last. It is now part of a 2000 acre estate. We met with the people who are living there now. They were very nice people. They let me take photos of the outside of the home. One other note, Absolum and his wife Mary Ann, moved from Loudoun County, VA to Belmont County, OH in 1829.
I hope the above information is of some help. If you have any questions, I will be glad to answer them if I can.
Take care of your self, Stay well.
Vernon Dennis
Wilmington, DE.
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Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2000 12:48:20 -0800
From: Harry Dennis
Subject: Re: Dennis connection, can you illuminate?

Dear Jeanne,
I too have been out of the loop. My sis, Sandy, in Tucson, is the chief in charge of the genealogy (until I retire from full time professing at the California State U here in Sacramento), after this June I'll have time to chime in on the family tree.
You have been such a font of information for my sis and she appreciates it so much, as do I. I hope that you are on the mend now and that God may bless you mightily!
Peace, Harry J. Dennis

Children of John Dennis and Elizabeth Buckley are:
2. Isaac Dennis
3. Samuel Lewis Dennis
4. John Dennis, Jr.
5. William A. Dennis
6. Thomas A. Dennis
7. Absolum Dennis, Sr.

Generation 2

2. Isaac Dennis (John) married Sally Walker on 24 May 1793 in Fauquier Co., Virginia (1: Film #: 1985274).

3. Samuel Lewis Dennis (John) was born between 1767 and 1772.

Child of Samuel Lewis Dennis:
8. Samuel Lewis Dennis, Jr.

4. John Dennis, Jr. (John) was born 13 February 1770 in Fairfax Co., Virginia (3G), and died 19 August 1831 in Woodford Co., Kentucky (3A, 3H). He married Elizabeth Harrison on 24 December 1793 (3H). She was born 9 December 1769 in Dumfries, Prince William Co., Virginia (3A), and died 25 October 1845 in Charilton Co., Missouri (3A).

Notes for John Dennis, Jr. and Elizabeth Harrison:

Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2000 23:08:30 -0600
From: William G Magan
Subject: Re: Looking for more Dennis Researchers

Hello:
I am descended from:
1. John Dennis married Elizabeth
2. John Dennis (born 13 February 1770 in Virginia and died 19 August 1831 in Woodford County, Kentucky) married Elizabeth Harrison on 24 December 1793
3. William Harrison Dennis (born 1 March 1800 in Virginia and died 30 January 1877 in Chariton County, Missouri) married 1) Nancy McDavitt on 26 August 1825 in Clark County, Kentucky 2) Elizabeth Harrison Brammer and 3) Nancy Jane Callison
4. Mary M. Dennis (born 15 November 1834 in Chariton County, Missouri and died 4 November 1863 in Chariton County, Missouri) married Redick O'Bryan on 16 November 1856
Some researchers have stated that my #1 John Dennis was married to the Elizabeth Buckley that you have mentioned in your list. Is my #2 John Dennis a brother of your Isaac Dennis? Would enjoy hearing from you and exchanging Dennis info.
Sincerely,
Jennie O'Connor Magan
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From: kriss flynn
Jeanne,
Hi I just saw your post on the Dennis family page and realized we are working on the same line . Your Absalom Dennis Was born 6-5-1791 his father was John Dennis.
His siblings were: Samuel Lewis Dennis Sr 1769\par John Dennis Jr 1770
William A Dennis 1774
Thomas A Dennis bet.1780-1784
I don't yet have there mothers name, Do you ? I am related in unique ways. My GGGGGrandmother was Sophronia Dennis. Her Mother was Matilda Dennis and John William Dennis?.Matilda Dennis was the daughter of Absalom Dennis brother Thomas A Dennis, and her husband not positive on his name was the son of another one Absalom brothers William A Dennis. William & Thomas bought land together in virginia known as Lilac hill.I have been searching for other children of Matilda I know she had another daughter Mary who married Charles Ayers. I have been trying to find concrete proof of Matilda husbands name. I know that Absalom married the daughter of Tamer Burson but didn't see this in your post yet you have Absalom oldest as Tamer. I also know that Samuel Lewis Dennis Jr married his cousin Olivia Dennis (daughter of William A Dennis) and they lived in Ohio and that William A Dennis other son Washington W. Dennis also moved to oHio.
I would love to swap info with you . Email me okay.
Well gotta run now.
kriss

Children of John Dennis, Jr. and Elizabeth Harrison are:
9. Samuel A. Dennis
10. Harriet W. Dennis
11. Burr Peyton Dennis
12. William Harrison Dennis
13. Frances L. Dennis
14. John Clinton Dennis
15. Obed T. Dennis
16. Thomas N. Dennis
17. Waine A. Dennis
18. Elizabeth A. Dennis

5. William A. Dennis (John) was born about 1774 in Virginia, and died 5 December 1860 in Leesburg, Virginia (5). He married Catherine Olivia Callendar. She died before 1850 (4: 1850 Census of Loudoun Co., VA).

Notes for William A. Dennis and Catherine Olivia Callendar:

From: BARTMESS@aol.com
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 1999 21:05:01 EDT
Subject: Information about William A. Dennis b. 1774 Va.

Obituary from The Mirror Leesburg, Va. 20 Feb 1861
William A. Dennis age 86 died at his residence near Aldie,Va. Date of death 5 Dec 1860. William A. Dennis m. Catherine (Kitty) Olivia (Callendar?) I have no proof that this is her maiden name but she has a grandson named Callendar S. so I have supposed it to be her maiden name. So far I have found no record of her name among any of the records that I have searched.)
1. Margaret H. Dennis b.Feb.11, 1805 d. July 29, 1888, buried at the Rusk Cemetery Rt. 860 Loudoun co.,Va. m.abt. 1843 Samuel Rusk b. August 29 , 1795, d. March 18, 1881 buried in the Rusk Cemetery Rt. 860 Loudoun Co.(He was married before.)
1. Anna M. Rusk b.August 30, 1844 Va. d. March 3, 1931 Loudoun Co. Va. buried at the Rusk Cemetery Rt. 860 Loudoun Co. Va.
2. Vilinda (Violinda) H. Rusk b. abt. 1846 Va. m. 21 Feb. 1872 Loudoun Co. Thomas D. Moffett

2. Washington W. Dennis d. before 1850 m. 12 Feb 1831 Loudoun Co Frances M. Stoneburner

1. Virginia Catherine Dennis b. 1840 Ohio m. 2 May 1860 Noble Co. Ohio John William Dennis(Her first cousin the son of Olivia F. Dennis & Samuel Lewis Dennis who were also first cousins.) b. 16 October 1836 Va. d. 16 Jan 1890 Loudoun Co.
(1) Ginerva H. Dennis b. 7 Mar 1861 Loudoun Co. d. 21 April 1888 Loudoun Co.
2. Callendar S. Dennis (male)
3. William A. Dennis b.18 Sep 1838 Belmont Co. Ohio d. 18 April 1882 Loudoun Co. Va. buried at Union Cemetery Leesburg, Va. m. 19 Jan 1861 Loudoun Co. Mary E. Kelly (His second cousin the daughter of Lousia Dennis from Thomas A. Dennis and John Kelly.) b. 28 April 1839 Loudoun Co. d. 12 May 1909 Loudoun Co. buried at Union Cemetery Leesburg. Va.
4. Olivia J. Dennis

3.Olivia F. Dennis b.11 Aug 1806 Loudoun Co.,Va d. 17 Oct 1880 Caldwell Co., OH m. 28 April 1831 Loudoun Co. Samuel Lewis Dennis, Jr.(her first cousin and son of Samuel Lewis Dennis, Sr.)
4. Catherine L. Dennis b. abt. 1813 m. 13 Mar 1845 William H. Stephenson, b.abt 1817
5. Caroline S. Dennis b. 1821 m. 1 Jun 1841 Loudoun Co. Va
Samuel A. Tillett, b. 13 April 1820 d.13 Jan 1875 buried at Sharon Cemetery Middleburg, Va.
(Son of Samuel Tillett b.abt. 1792 and Jane b. abt.1792.)
1. Jane b. 1843

Obituaries - all from The Mirror Leesburg, Va.

Date of Obit: 3 May 1888 Ginerva H. Dennis age 28 Date of Death 21 April 1888.
Died at Mt. Gilead, Loudoun County. Miss Ginerva H., only daughter of John W. & Virginia C. Dennis, died of consumption in her 28 year. she was a member of the North Fork Baptist Church. She was loved and respected by all who knew her.

Date of Obit: 30 Jan 1890

John W. Dennis age 53 years, 3 months. Date of Death 16 Jan 1890.
Died at Mt. Gilead, Loudoun Co., Va.
Obit from the Washingtonian Jan. 20, 1890
DENNIS- AT Mt. Gilead, Loudoun Co. ,Va., Jan. 16th, 1890, John W. Dennis, aged 53 years and 3 months.
In the death of this man, Mt. Gilead has lost a good citizen, and a high-toned Christian gentleman. He was a great sufferer for the last five years, with lung and kidney disease, which he bore with Christian fortitude. He was a member of the Northfork Baptist Church, and died in full hope of eternal rest. He leaves a beloved wife, who, through, his long illness gave him her undivided attention and care. She is like Job of old- all has been swept away, but she is patient. May the God of her husband be her God, and preserve her in her declining years.
There is conflicting information as to the Samuel Rusk family. I took the name Margaret Dennis from her father's will as he named her so must have known her complete name but the census has her listed as Marisa and Marissa. Her grave marker has her as Marizie Rusk but I am fairly sure it is the same person. One of their daughters is buried in the family plot as are several of the children from Samuel Tillett's first marriage. Margaret is age 55 in the 1850 census but 50 in the 1860 census!!! I believe her grave marker to be the most logical. Samuel's age is in agreement with his marker. Also Violinda H. Rusk is listed in the census as Vilinda both in 1850 and 1860.p. 237 #1084

1850 Census all born in Va.
Samuel Rusk age 56 farmer
Marissa Rusk wife age 55
Jno. (?) Rusk age 21 male
Lucinda Rusk age 20 female
Mandly Rusk age 18 male
Susan Rusk age 16 female
Anna Rusk Age 6 female
Vilinda Rusk age 4 female

1860 census
Samuel Rusk age 64 shoemaker
Marisa Rusk age 50
Lucinda M. Rusk age 29
Susan C. Rusk age 25
Anna M. Rusk age 15
Vilinda H. Rusk age 14

Loudoun Co. Marriage records
Lucinda Rusk m. 21 August 1872 Charles Kruse
Violinda H. Rusk m. 21 Feb. 1872 Thomas D. Moffett

Rusk Family cemetery West of Rt. 860 at Watson behind Flippo barn Loudoun Co.
Anna M. Rusk 8/30/ 1844 3/3/1931
Clynton L. Rusk 3/12/1829 6/29/1849
Marizie Rusk 2/11/1805 7/29/1888
Samuel Rusk 8/29/ 1795 3/18/1881
Susan C. Rusk 6/6/1834 12/19/1880

Also Louisa Dennis is found as Laura Dennis in some newspaper articles but as Louisa in her marriage record, as Louisa on her daughter's grave and in some court records so I think she was probably Louisa.
Another thing I have run across is a deed in Prince William Co. dated August 26, 1740 for a farm let for life from French Mason of Truro Parrish, Prince William Co. to Benjamin Grayson Sr. of Hamilton Parrish Prince William Co. and his two sons, Benjamin Grayson, Jr. and Spence Grayson. It includes Fifty acres and an old mill and a one acre site opposite to the old Mill Dam. They are to pay with 530 pounds of tobacco on the first day of March each year but not to begin until march 1742. They also have the right to fish. The witnesses are John Dennis, Benjamin Rush, John Bronaugh I am now wondering if our John Dennis, senior was a lot older than we think. He might have been born in abb. 1720 instead of 1744. This would make him around 56 at the time of the American Rev. which would explain why he didn't fight. You only had to be 16 to be a witness on court documents. Just about everyone he hung around with was from Westmoreland Co. or Northumberland Co.

1850 census Loudoun Co., VA, household 1076-1076
William Dennis age 73 farmer 3000 b. VA
William Stephenson age 33 male b. VA
Catharine Stephenson age 37 female b. VA
Francis Leanor-- age14 female b. VA

1860 Census Aldie, Southern District, Loudoun Co., VA taken 30 July 1860, household 615-615
Wm A. Dennis age 85 male farmer 2900, 1000, b. VA
Manluly Rusk age 28 male laborer 700, 100 b. VA married within year
Ann Rusk age 22 female b. VA, married within year

Children of William A. Dennis and Catherine Callendar are:
19. Washington W. Dennis
20. Margaret H. Dennis
21. Olivia F. Dennis
22. Catherine L. Dennis
23. Caroline S. Dennis

6. Thomas A. Dennis (John) was born between 1780 and 1784.

Children of Thomas A. Dennis are:
24. Thomas A. Dennis, Jr.
25. Louisa Dennis
26. Frances Dennis
27. Margaret Dennis
28. Ellen T. Dennis
29. Alcinda Dennis
30. Matilda Dennis
31. Henry Dennis
32. James Battson Dennis

7. Absolum Dennis, Sr. (John) was born 5 June 1791 in Loudoun Co., Virginia, and died 19 May 1877 in Monroe Co., Ohio.

Generation 3

8. Samuel Lewis Dennis, Jr. (Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1800 and died before 1860 (4: 1860 Census of Noble Co., OH). He married Olivia F. Dennis on 28 April 1831 in Loudoun Co., Virginia, a daughter of William Dennis and Catherine Callendar. She was born 11 August 1806 in Loudoun Co., Virginia, and died 17 October 1880 in Caldwell, Noble Co., Ohio.

Notes for Samuel Lewis Dennis, Jr. and Olivia F. Dennis:

1850 Census, Somersett Twn., Belmont Co., OH, household 739-752
Lewis Dennis age 50 male Farmer b. VA
Olivia Dennis age 44 female b. VA
Hulda Dennis age 16 female b. VA
John Dennis age 14 male b. VA
Mary Dennis age 12 Female b. Ohio
Frances Dennis age 10 b. Ohio
Samuel Dennis age 8 b. Ohio
Martha A. Dennis age 6 b. Ohio
Ferdinand Dennis age 4 b. Ohio
Tulia Dennis age 2 b. Ohio

1860 not in census, but wife is see wife.
1860 Census Olive Twn., Noble Co., OH (taken 6 June), household 217-204
Olivia F. Dennis age 53 female Domestic 1200, 300 b. VA
Mary Dennis age 21 female Domestic b. OH
Sarah F. Dennis age 19 female Domestic b. OH in school
Samuel L. Dennis age 17 male farmer b. OH in school
Malissa A. Dennis age 15 female Domestic b.OH in school
Fernando Dennis age 12 male b. OH in school
Julia M. Dennis age 10 female b. OH in school

1870 Census Olive Twn., Noble Co., OH, household 300-282
Olivia Dennis age 63 female b. VA
Mary C. Dennis age 29 female b. OH
Melissa A. Dennis age 25 female b. OH
Ferdinand Dennis age 22 male Carpenter b. OH
Stephen W. Dennis age 12 male b. OH

Children of Samuel Lewis Dennis, Jr. and Olivia Dennis are:
33. Hulda J. Dennis
34. John William Dennis
35. Mary Dennis
36. Sarah Frances Dennis
37. Samuel Lewis Dennis, III
38. Martha A. Dennis
39. Ferdinand B. Dennis
40. Julia M. Dennis
41. Stephen Dennis

9. Samuel A. Dennis (John, John) was born 30 December 1794 (3A), and died 25 August 1831 (3A).

10. Harriet W. Dennis (John, John) was born 21 August 1796 (3A), and died 6 March 1850 (3A). She married Thomas Reyburn on 24 September 1819 (3A). He was born about 1792 (3A).

11. Burr Peyton Dennis (John, John) was born 27 February 1798 (3A), and died 11 May 1881 (3A). He married Nancy Appleton on 7 February 1822 (3A). She was born 7 February 1805 in Fayette, Kentucky (3A).

Child of Burr Peyton Dennis and Nancy Appleton is:
42. Obed Dennis

12. William Harrison Dennis (John, John) was born 1 March 1800 in Loudoun Co., Virginia (3G), and died 30 January 1877 in Chariton, Missouri (3G). He married 1st to Nancy McDavitt on 26 August 1825 in Lexington Co., Kentucky (3G). She was born 18 September 1808 in Woodford Co., Kentucky (3A). He married 2nd to Elizabeth Harrison Brammer on 22 December 1849 (3G). He married 3rd to Nancy Jane Callison after 1851 (3A). She was born 17 August 1821 in Kentucky (3A), and died 2 August 1904 in Randolph Co., Missouri (3A).

Notes for William Harrison Dennis:

Re: William Harrison Dennis
Posted by: Jennie O'Connor Magan
Date: April 20, 2000
In Reply to: Re: Dennis family MD? > Loudoun Co., VA>OH by Jeanne M. Howell

Jeanne:
I want you to have the children of William Harrison Dennis and his three wives:
William Harrison Dennis born 1 March 1800 in Virginia; died 30 January 1877 in Chariton County, Missouri. He was the son of John Dennis, Jr., and Elizabeth Harrison, daughter of Obed Harris.

William Harrison Dennis married Nancy McDavitt, daughter of Basil McDavitt and Elizabeth Finnell, daughter of John and Janey Finnell, on 26 August 1825 in Clark County, Kentucky.
Nancy McDavitt was born 15 September 1807 in Woodford County, Kentucky, and died 19 January 1846 in Chariton County, Missouri.

William Harrison Dennis and Nancy McDavitt's children were:
i. Elizabeth H. Dennis, born 6 September 1826 in Chariton County, Missouri; married James Ferguson.
ii. Francis J. Dennis, born 3 February 1828 in Chariton County, Missouri; married John Sanders.
iii. Tomzon Ann Dennis, born 13 December 1829 in Chariton County, Missouri; married Matt Anderson.
iv. Olevia M. Dennis, born 29 August 1831.
v. John Basil Dennis, born 21 March 1833 in Chariton County, Missouri; died in Russellville, Missouri.
vi. Mary M. Dennis, born 15 November 1834 in Chariton County, Missouri; died 4 November 1863 in Sumner, Chariton County, Missouri; married Redick O'Bryan 16 November 1856.
vii. William Jasper Dennis, born 4 October 1836 in Chariton County, Missouri.
viii. Wayne Anthony Dennis, Born 28 April 1838 in Chariton County, Missouri; died 22 March 1922; married Sarah Mildred Osborn 14 October 1866.
ix. Anna Eliza Dennis, born 18 July 1840 in Chariton County, Missouri; married Tom Atterbury.
x. Thomas Humphrey Dennis, born 5 June 1842 in Chariton County, Missouri; married Mary Jane Hooten.
xi. Martha Arrinica Dennis, born 15 March 1844 married James Benjamin Green.

William Harrison Dennis and Elizabeth Bramer's child was:
i. James H. Dennis, born 30 January 1851.

William Harrison Dennis and Nancy Callison's children were:
i. George W. Dennis, born 9 February 1856.
ii. Emaline A. Dennis, born 20 July 1860.
iii. Obed Dennis, born 16 November 1862.
ix. Jordan H. Dennis, born 27 December 1865.

I have other information regarding this family, but I wanted to get you this for your "Descendants of John Dennis" list.
Sincerely,
Jennie O'Connor Magan
2nd Great Granddaughter of William Harrison Dennis

Children of William Harrison Dennis and Nancy McDavitt are:
43. Elizabeth H. Dennis
44. Francis J. Dennis
45. Tomzon Ann Dennis
46. Olevia M. Dennis
47. John Bazil Dennis
48. Mary M. Dennis
49. William Jasper Dennis
50. Wayne Anthony Dennis
51. Anna Eliza Dennis
52. Thomas Humphrey Dennis
53. Martha Arrinica Dennis

Child of William Harrison Dennis and Elizabeth Bramer is:
54. James H. Dennis

Children of William Harrison Dennis and Nancy Callison are:
55. B. P. Dennis
56. George W. Dennis
57. Emaline A. Dennis
58. Obed Dennis
59. Jordan H. Dennis

13. Frances L. Dennis (John, John) was born 2 July 1801 (3A). She married Daniel McCarty on 11 November 1824 (3A).

14. John Clinton Dennis (John, John) was born 12 April 1803 in Loudoun Co., Virginia (3G), and died February 1893 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3A, 3G). He married Rachel Ann Conover on 27 September 1827 (3G). She was born 18 August 1808 in Kentucky (3A), and died 1 July 1892 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3A).

Notes for John Clinton Dennis and Rachel Ann Conover:

1830 Census:
John C. Dennis
1 male 0-5
1 male 20-30
1 female 20-30

1850 Census of Morgan Co., IL
John Dennis age 47 farmer b. VA
Rachel Dennis age 42 b. KY
James Dennis age 20 b. IL
John Dennis age 18 b. IL
Mary Dennis age 15 b. IL
Ann Dennis age 14 b. IL
Clinton Dennis age 4 b. IL

Children of John Clinton Dennis and Rachel Ann Conover are:
60. James Fishback Dennis
61. John Clinton Dennis, Jr.
62. Mary Elizabeth Dennis
63. Ann Maria Dennis
64. Clinton Harrison Dennis
65. Martha Ellen Dennis

15. Obed T. Dennis (John, John) was born 1 October 1805 (3A). He married Betty Runyon on 2 May 1831 (3A).

16. Thomas N. Dennis (John, John) was born 14 December 1807 (3A).

17. Waine A. Dennis (John, John) was born 2 February 1809 (3A).

18. Elizabeth A. Dennis (John, John) was born 4 December 1812 (3A). She married John Fray.

19. Washington W. Dennis (William A., John) died before 1850. He married Frances M. Stoneburner on 12 February 1831 in Loudoun Co., Virginia.

Notes for Washington W. Dennis:

From: BARTMESS@aol.com
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000
Subject: Belmont Co. Ohio letter

To those who I have not written to in some time, I purchased a letter on ebay written by Washington W. Dennis home to his father William A. Dennis in Loudoun Co., Virginia. The letter was sold by man in Virginia who purchased the letter from a stamp dealer in northern Virginia. I can't tell everyone how thrilling it was to hold that old letter in my hand!

Notice the spelling of Absalom and it is the same as the spelling on the deeds Absalom signed in Loudoun Co.

From the letter I realize that Callendar S. Dennis and Olivia Jane Dennis had not been born yet. Since this was written April 22, 1838 William A. must have been the oldest son of Washington and his birth year on his tombstone must be incorrect. The tombstone says September 18, 1838 but he was clearly alive before that time. The census must be consulted again as I had assumed that Callendar S. was the one born abt. 1833. Virgina Catherine must have been born abt. 1837. This needs to be looked at further.

The letter is written on very thin paper and every scrap of room is filled. The margins are filled also. The notes in the margin seem to be after thoughts. Washington's handwriting is small but very readable. He spells things as they sound and uses the "f" as the old double ss. There is not a character on the computer key board that I can use to show how this letter looks. He also does not use periods at the end of sentences. I will type the letter just as it appears- spelling and all. I will make copies of the letter and send to those who want a copy. I intend to donate the letter to the Library of Virginia in Richmond as they wanted it. They stopped bidding on it so that I could purchase it and then donate it to them. They will preserve it forever.

Batesville,O

Apl 28

18s

Mr. William A. Dennis
Aldis PO
Loudoun County
Virginia
Belmont Co. Ohio Aprile the 22nd 1838

Dear Father and Mother

We received your kind letter of the 25 of January Some time in Febuary and we was glad to hear from you and to hear you was all alive and tolerable well, We are all well at this time and I hope when this letter comes to hand it may find you all well and being well I have delayed writing to you on the account that we expected to have seen Brother Marcus here before this time and also Cousin Lewis and Sister Olivia as you rote to me they ware on there way to the Illinois and Missouri if thay are gone from your house to the new country they have not stopped to see us but we are still looking for them on here yet but I rather expect they are gon on past here if they intend going this spring I should like to see you all very well. We expected to have been there to see you by this time but I have been disappointed in getting money for my land I have sold it for one hundred and sixty five dollars in silver or gold and it to be payed by the first of this month so the man could not get the money according to promise and so I still kept the place And I expect to stay here this year and then I shall sell and come and see you all once more and bring my family with me I have been very busy this winter I have taught three months School this winter I had twenty schollars since though there was forty schollars came to me and some if she pay I never expect to get atall (end of page 1)

My school was out the first of this month and ever since I have been very hard at work so my hands are so sore and stiff that I can scesely write atal I have been clearing land for to plant in to Tobacco I suppose tobacco will fetch a tollerable good price next fall I will give you a short history about Harper and Hoge how they have managed (?) they business to work me out the fifty dollars I was to have had It appears that Harper never pushed Hoge for the money according to my directions and Hoge got the news he was judged by me and Harper making no push what does Hoge do but come to our house and pumped (?) round me in a very distant manner to know what I knew of the sircumstances so I knew his meaning and gave him no satisfaction on the subject (This was on Christmas eve Hoge was here.) and early next morning he started from here and went to Harper and told him that he had bought him some money that one of the women had found the day he mooved by there and he would have brought it home sooner but the woman that found the money had refused to give the money to him to bring home to him untill then and for his part he pursuaded her often to give the money up but she all ways refused untill just then and he had brought ninety dollars of the money home out of pure good will and he would give his note for the ballance of the money which he sayed she had used about forty fore dollars was used, and I and the most of the people is of the opinion Hoge is the person that made use of it. (End of page 2)

Harper refused to pay me one cent for my trouble and information he says I have no rite to one cent of the money for Hoge bought the money home of his own accord that he never never proceeded according to my directions and therefore I have no rite to ask any thing for what I done and there is no use of going to law with him as he has money and I have none for cases are generally decided in favors of them that has the largest purse I have not near room enough to explain the hole matter it would take three sheets of paper to explain the hole subject to you I want you to form your own opinion of this subject as it can be better conceived than explained by me on so small a piece of paper I will tell you all about the crooks and turns of the rascals on both sides for I conside Harper just as mien as Hoge if he does not satisfy me for my trouble You wrote someting about my coming back you I rather expect to reap any benefit as to wealth from my return all the benefit I shall expect to reap is that blessing I so long for of conversing with my Parence Brother and Sisters if you was all out here I shood be much better satisfyed with this county than I am at this time We are here like lost birds far from our relations and for no cause but poverty for it is not wealth that keeps me here, The price of wheat has been $1.00 per Bushel but now 62 cents n corn from 40 to 50 cents oats 3 cents We have had a very cold and backwards spring here and on Easter sunday we had a heavy fall of snow and for several days after snow continued to fall and we have had several freezes since then (end of page 3. On both sides of the folded letter from the front page continues:)

There has been a great deel of fuss about the money business in this county and they will take no money in the land office except Gold or silver and you may tell Brother Marcus he need not bring any other sort of money to enter land with except Treasurey notes and them he can get at the City of Washington and they are ? handier than the spetia?

I have a great deal more to write but I have not room to tell you all I want to tell you You will please to write to me with out delay when you get this letter we are very sorry to hear of your afflection with the fever last fall but that we have all to ? with I must come to close as my paper is getting scarse You must direct your letter to the same place as before We remain your affectionate children

William A. Dennis ) Washington W. Dennis

Kitty Dennis ) Frances M. Dennis

(In the margin of page 2) We have heard from Uncle Absalom and family lately and they are all tolerably well at this time there has been several of his family here this winter and Sarah and Abraham Forshey his Son in law I have been at Uncle's myself this winter

(In the margin of page 3) I wish to tell Cousin Lewis that it is my advice to him to come and see the western County before he brings his family to it because if he does not like the country when he sees if he can easly return to them again in his old settlement

Another note to those of you I have not talked with in some time: The letter A that appears as the middle intials for so many of the Dennis line appears to be for Anderson. Thomas Anderson Dennis Jr. , the son of Thomas A. Dennis Sr. used the name Anderson Dennis since he was a junior it is assumed that the senior had the exact same name. Also the complete name of Absalom Dennis's son was Alexander Anderson Dennis. My thinking is that the wife of Old John Dennis must have been an Anderson. I continue to seach for the answers.

Marcus Dennis, son of William A. Dennis,Sr. died before 1840. I am 95% certain that he was the husband of Matilde Dennis, daughter of Thomas A. Dennis,Sr., and the father of Sophoronia and Mary Jane. Marcus and Matilde Dennis were both born abt. 1807 and were first cousins.

Sharon Dennis

Children of Washington Dennis and Frances Stoneburner are:
66. Frances Dennis
67. Olivia J. Dennis
68. Callender S. Dennis
69. William A. Dennis
70. Virginia Catherine Dennis

20. Margaret H. Dennis (William A., John) was born 11 February 1805, and died 29 July 1888 in Loudoun Co., Virginia. She married Samuel Rusk about 1843. He was born 29 August 1795, and died 18 March 1881. They both were buried in Rusk Cemetery, Rt. 860, Loudoun Co., Virginia.

Children of Margaret H. Dennis and Samuel Rusk are:
71. Lucinda B. Rusk
72. Susan C. Rusk
73. Anna M. Rusk
74. Violinda H. Rusk

21. Olivia F. Dennis (William A., John) was born 11 August 1806 in Loudoun Co., Virginia, and died 17 October 1880 in Caldwell, Noble Co., Ohio. She married Samuel Lewis Dennis, Jr. (#8) on 28 April 1831 in Loudoun Co., Virginia, a son of Samuel Lewis Dennis. He was born about 1800, and died before 1860 (1860 census of Nobel Co., Ohio). See # 8 above for more information on this family.

22. Catherine L. Dennis (William A., John) was born about 1813. She married William H. Stephenson on 13 March 1845. He was born about 1817.

23. Caroline S. Dennis (William A., John) was born between 1811 (3G) to 1821. She married Samuel A. Tillett on 1 June 1841 in Loudoun Co., Virginia, a son of Samuel Tillett and Jane. He was born 13 April 1820, and died 13 January 1875. He was buried in Sharon Cemetery, Middleburg, Virginia.

Notes for Caroline S. Dennis and Samuel A. Tillett:

1860 Census of Aldie, Southern District, Loudoun Co., VA taken 30 July 1860, household 594-594
Samuel Tillett age 40 male farmer 0-50, b. VA
Caroline Tillett age 50 female b. VA
Catharine J. Tillett age 16 female b. VA
James Elliott Tillett age 4 male b. VA

1870 Census Southern District, Loudoun Co., VA taken 29 Aug. 1870, household 1008-1018
Samul H. Tillett age 50 male farmer 2486--331 b. VA
Caroline S. Tillett age 52 female keeping house b. VA
Jane Tillett age 74 female retired housekeeper 3293-0 b. VA
James Ellett age 14 male farm laborer b. VA}

Child of Caroline S. Dennis and Samuel A. Tillett is:
75. Catherine Jane Tillett

24. Thomas A. Dennis, Jr. (Thomas, John) NFI

25. Louisa Dennis (Thomas, John) married John Kelly.

Child of Louisa Dennis and John Kelly is:
76. Mary E. Kelly

26. Frances Dennis (Thomas, John) NFI

27. Margaret Dennis (Thomas, John) NFI

28. Ellen T. Dennis (Thomas, John) NFI

29. Alcinda Dennis (Thomas, John) NFI

30. Matilda Dennis (Thomas, John) married Samuel Carter.

31. Henry Dennis (Thomas, John) NFI

32. James Battson Dennis (Thomas, John) NFI

Generation 4

33. Hulda J. Dennis (Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1834 in Virginia (4: 1850 Census of Belmont Co., OH), and died about 1893 in Noble Co., Ohio (10: book 2 Olive Cemetery Sect. 6). She married Ezra Turtle on 21 February 1857 in Noble Co., Ohio (11). He was born about 1835 in Ohio (4: 1870 Census of Noble Co., OH).

Notes for Hulda J. Dennis and Ezra Turtle:

1870 Census Olive Twn., Noble Co., OH household 157-153
Ezra Tuttle age 35 male Farmer b. OH
Hulda J. Tuttle age 35 female b. OH
Mary M. Tuttle age 9 female b. OH

Child for Hulda J. Dennis and Ezra Tuttle is
77. Mary M. Tuttle

34. John William Dennis (Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born 16 October 1836 in Virginia, and died 16 January 1890 in Mt. Gilead, Loudoun Co., Virginia (12: Obituary from 30 Jan. 1890). He married Virginia Catherine Dennis on 2 May 1860 in Noble Co., Ohio, a daughter of Washington Dennis and Frances Stoneburner. She was born about 1840 in Ohio.

Notes for John William Dennis and Virginia Catherine Dennis:

1860 Census Noble Co., OH
John W. Dennis age 23 male farmer 200 b. VA (m. within the year)
Virginia Dennis age 24 female Domestic b. OH

1870 Census Olive Twn., Noble Co., OH, household 152-148
John W. Dennis age 33 male farmer b. VA
Virginia Dennis age 33 female b. OH
Geneva Dennis age 9 female b. VA

John William Dennis suffered for 5 years with Lung and Kidney Disease.

Child of John William Dennis and Virginia Catherine Dennis is:
78. Ginerva H. Dennis

35. Mary Dennis (Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1838 in Ohio (4: 1850 Census of Belmont Co., OH).

36. Sarah Frances Dennis (Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1840 in Ohio (4: 1850 Census of Belmont Co., OH).

37. Samuel Lewis Dennis, III (Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1842 in Ohio (4: 1850 Census of Belmont Co., OH). He married Henrietta (MNU). She was born about 1843 in Ohio (4: 1870 Census of Noble Co., OH).

Notes for Samuel Lewis Dennis, III and Henrietta (MNU):

1870 Census Olive Twn., Noble Co., OH, household 156-152
Samuel Dennis age 27 male farmer b. OH
Henrietta Dennis age 26 female Keeping house b. OH
Clarence Dennis age 3 male b. OH
Minnie Dennis age 2 female b. OH
Charles Dennis age 1 male b. OH

Children of Samuel Lewis Dennis, III and Henrietta (MNU) are:
79. Clarence Dennis
80. Minnie Dennis
81. Charles Dennis

38. Martha A. Dennis (Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1844 in Ohio (4: 1850 Census of Belmont Co., OH).

39. Ferdinand B. Dennis (Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1846 in Ohio (4: 1850 Census of Belmont Co., OH), and died 1918 (10: Bell's Church Cemetery listing pg. 2). He married Jane (MNU).

Children of Ferdinand B. Dennis and Jane (MNU) are:
82. William E. Dennis
83. Maynard E. Dennis
84. Clement R. Dennis

40. Julia M. Dennis (Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1848 (4: 1850 Census of Belmont Co., Oh) to 1850 (4: 1860 Census of Nobel Co., OH) in Ohio.

41. Stephen Dennis (Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1858 (4: 1870 Census Olive twp., Nobel Co., OH).

42. Obed Dennis (Burr Peyton, John, John) married Ardella Fogelman on 8 January 1852 in Hendricks Co., Indiana (3A).

Child of Obed Dennis and Ardella Fogelman is:
85. Samuel Walter Dennis

43. Elizabeth H. Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 6 September 1826 in Chariton Co., Missouri (3H). She married James Ferguson (3H).

44. Francis J. Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 3 February 1828 in Chariton Co., Missouri (3H). She married John Sanders (3H).

45. Tomzon Ann Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 13 December 1829 in Chariton Co., Missouri (3H). She married Matt Anderson (3H).

46. Olevia M. Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 29 August 1831 (3H).

47. John Bazil Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 21 March 1833 in Chariton Co., Missouri (3G, 3H), and died 10 March 1887 in Carroll Co., Missouri (3G) or in Russellville, Missouri (3H). He married Mary Cullen Owen on 22 March 1869 (3G). She was born about 1835 in Virginia (3A).

Children of John Bazil Dennis and Mary Cullen Owen are:
86. Mary Elizabeth Dennis
87. Anna Jane Dennis
88. Jordan Dennis
89. Herbert Dennis
90. Clinton Dennis

48. Mary M. Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 15 November 1834 in Chariton Co., Missouri (3H), an died 4 November 1863 in Sumner, Chariton Co., Missouri (3H). She married Redick O'Bryan on 16 November 1856 (3H).

49. William Jasper Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 4 October 1836 in Chariton Co., Missouri (3H).

50. Wayne Anthony Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 4 October 1836 in Chariton Co., Missouri (3H), and died 22 March 1922 (3H). He married Sarah Mildred Osborn on 14 October 1866 (3H).

51. Anna Eliza Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 18 July 1840 in Chariton Co., Missouri (3H). She married Tom Atterbury (3H).

52. Thomas Humphrey Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 5 June 1842 in Chariton Co., Missouri (3H). He married Mary Jane Hooten (3H).

53. Martha Arrinica Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 15 March 1844 (3H). She married James Benjamin Green (3H).

54. James H. Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 30 January 1851 in Macon Co., Missouri (3A, 3H).

55. B. P. Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) NFI.

56. George W. Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 9 February 1856 (3A, 3H), and died about 1863 (3A).

57. Emaline A. Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 20 July 1860 (3A, 3H). She married William Anderson.

58. Obed Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 16 November 1862 (3H). He was buried in Finnel Cemetery, Chariton Co., Missouri (3A). He married Frances Lusher.

59. Jordan H. Dennis (William Harrison, John, John) was born 27 December 1865 (3A, 3H), and died about 1950 (3A). He married Clara Skinner. Clara lived to age 90 (3A).

60. James Fishback Dennis (John Clinton, John, John) was born 10 December 1829 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3G), and died 21 September 1908 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3G). He was buried in Olio Cemetery, Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3A). He married Francess Bell on 28 August 1860 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3G). She wsa born 13 January 1840 (3A), and died 10 June 1918 (3A). She was buried in Olio Cemetery, Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3A).

Child of James Fishback Dennis and Francess Bell is:
91. Minnie Maria Dennis

61. John Clinton Dennis, Jr. (John Clinton, John, John) was born 27 March 1832 (3A).

62. Mary Elizabeth Dennis (John Clinton, John, John) was born 14 February 1834 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3A), and died 24 September 1861 in Beardstown, Cass Co., Illinois (3A). She married Ezra Ray Fish on 1 May 1856 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3A). He was born 7 October 1833 in Elk Ridge Landin, Maryland (3A), and died 18 June 1912 in Beardstown, Cass Co., Illinois (3A).

Children of Mary Elizabeth Dennis and Ezra Ray Fish are:
92. William Clinton Fish
93. John Ebenezer Fish
94. James Kent Fish
95. Edward Owen Fish

63. Ann Maria Dennis (John Clinton, John, John) was born 28 August 1836 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3G), and died about 1885 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3G). She married Elijah Dickinson.

64. Clinton Harrison Dennis (John Clinton, John, John) was born about 1846 (1850 Census).

65. Martha Ellen Dennis (John Clinton, John, John) NFI

66. Frances Dennis (Washington W., William A., John) NFI

67. Olivia J. Dennis (Washington W., William A., John) NFI

68. Callender S. Dennis (Washington W., William A., John) NFI

69. William A. Dennis (Washington W., William A., John) was born 18 September 1838 in Belmont Co., Ohio, and died 18 August 1882 in Loudoun Co., Virginia. He was buried in Union Cemetery, Leesburg, Virginia. He married Mary E. Kelly on 19 January 1861 in Loudoun Co., Virginia. She was born 28 April 1839 in Loudoun Co., Virginia, and died 12 May 1909 in Loudoun Co., Virginia.

70. Virginia Catherine Dennis (Washington W., William A., John) was born about 1840 in Ohio. She married John William Dennis on 2 May 1860 in Noble Co., Ohio, a son of Samuel Dennis and Olivia Dennis. He was born 16 October 1836 in Virginia, and died 16 January 1890 in Loudoun Co., Virginia (See also #: 34 John William Dennis on this page for more information and children)

71. Lucinda B. Rusk (Margaret H. Dennis, William A., John) was born about 1831.

72. Susan C. Rusk (Margaret H. Dennis, William A., John) was born about 1834.

73. Anna M. Rusk (Margaret H. Dennis, William A., John) was born 30 August 1844, and died 3 March 1931 in Loudoun Co., Virginia. She was buried in Rusk Cemetery, Rt. 860, in Loudoun Co., Virginia.

74. Violinda H. Rusk (Margaret H. Dennis, William A., John) was born about 1846. She married Thomas D. Moffett on 21 February 1872 in Loudoun Co., Virginia.

75. Catherine Jane Tillett (Caroline S. Dennis, William A., John) was born about 1843 (3G).

76. Mary E. Kelly (Louisa Dennis, Thomas A., John) was born 28 April 1839 in Loudoun Co., Virginia, and died 12 May 1909 in Loudoun Co., Virginia. She married William A. Dennis on 19 January 1861 in Loudoun Co., Virginia. He was born 18 September 1838 in Belmont Co., Ohio, and died 18 April 1882 in Loudoun Co., Virginia. He was buried in Union Cemetery, Leesburg, Virginia.

Generation 5

77. Mary M. Tuttle (Hulda J. Dennis, Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1861 (4: 1870 Census of Noble Co., OH).

78. Ginerva H. Dennis (John William, Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born 7 March 1861 in Loudoun Co., Virginia, and died 21 April 1888 in Loudoun Co., Virginia (12: Obituary from 3 May 1888). Obituary said Mt. Gilead and cause of death was Consumption.

79. Clarence Dennis (Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1867 (4: 1870 census of Noble Co., OH).

80. Minnie Dennis (Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1868 (4: 1870 Census of Noble Co., OH).

81. Charles Dennis (Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1869 (4: 1870 Census of Noble Co., OH).

82. William E. Dennis (Ferdinand B., Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1876 (4: 1880 Census of Noble Co., OH).

83. Maynard E. Dennis (Ferdinand B., Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1877 (4: 1880 Census of Noble Co., OH).

84. Clement R. Dennis (Ferdinand B., Samuel Lewis, Samuel Lewis, John) was born about 1879 (4: 1880 Census of Noble Co., OH).

85. Samuel Walter Dennis (Obed, Burr Peyton, John, John) was born about 1867 (3A), and died May 1949 (3A). He married Sarah Florence Smith about 1896 (3A). She was a School Teacher (3A). They had 11 Children.

86. Mary Elizabeth Dennis (John Bazil, William Harrison, John, John) died 13 January 1950 in Longmont Co., (3G). She married Arthur Lee Bowers.

87. Anna Jane Dennis (John Bazil, William Harrison, John, John) married Mose J. Williams.

88. Jordan Dennis (John Bazil, William Harrison, John, John) NFI.

89. Herbert Dennis (John Bazil, William Harrison, John, John) NFI

90. Clinton Dennis (John Bazil, William Harrison, John, John) NFI

91. Minnie Maria Dennis (James Fishback, John Clinton, John, John) was born 12 February 1863 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3A), and died 2 November 1913 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3A). She was buried in Olio Cemetery, Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3A).

92. William Clinton Fish (Mary Elizabeth Dennis, John Clinton, John, John) was born 15 February 1857 in Beardstown, Cass Co., Illinois (3A), and died about 1954 (3A). He married Ida Sarah Banta on 8 December 1881 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3A). She was born 25 September 1862 in Roanoke, Woodford Co., Illinois (3A), and died 18 March 1945 in Edmonton, Alberta Canada (3A).

Children of William Clinton Fish and Ida Sarah Banta are:
96. Frank Fish
97. Nell Fish

93. John Ebenezer Fish (Mary Elizabeth Dennis, John Clinton, John, John) was born 21 July 1859 in Beardstown, Cass Co., Illinois (3A), and died 30 November 1943 in Mexico, Adair Co., Missouri (3A). He married 1st to Emma Ella Howe. She was born 3 June 1866 in Orland, Indiana (3A), and died 2 August 1894 in Ashland, Illinois (3A). He married again between 1894 and 1899, but that spouse is unknown and had 3 more children (3A).

Child of John Ebenezer Fish and Emma Ella Howe is:
98. Emma Grace Fish

94. James Kent Fish (Mary Elizabeth Dennis, John Clinton, John, John) was born 30 August 1861 (3A), and died 9 December 1861 (3A).

95. Edward Owen Fish (Mary Elizabeth Dennis, John Clinton, John, John) was born 30 August 1861 (3A), and died 13 May 1862 (3A).

Generation 6

96. Frank Fish (William Clinton, Mary Elizabeth Dennis, John Clinton, John, John) NFI

97. Nell Fish (William Clinton, Mary Elizabeth Dennis, John Clinton, John, John) was born 3 February 1887 in Virden, Macoupin Co., Illinois (3A). She married ? Helscher. Marsha, Source 3A, states in notes to check DAR Papers for Dates.

98. Emma Grace Fish (John Ebenezer, Mary Elizabeth Dennis, John Clinton, John, John) was born 12 July 1886 in Albuquerque, New Mexico (3A), and died 18 December 1959 (3A). She married Wilmer Merit Dyar on 28 December 1910 in Springfield, Sangamon Co., Illinois (3A). He was born 15 August 1884 in Lowpoint, Woodford Co., Illinois (3A), and died 1 August 1974 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois (3A). They were both buried in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois 3A). He was an Insurance Salesman, Circuit Clerk and a teacher (3A).

Absolum Dennis Line generations 1-2

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