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65. Richard Samuel DENNIS13,14 was born on 31 October 1866.12,13 He died on 28 April 1928 at the age of 61 in Jackson County, Tennessee.41

1880 Census gave his age as born about 1869. The 1900 Census indicated he was born 1868. His death certificate states he was born 31 Oct 1866.

Married 18 Aug 1885 in Jackson County to Sarah Jane Brown.

Tennessee Death Certificate #8927
Richard S. Dennis Jr. died 28 Apr 1928, Jakcson Co, TN. Died sudden, no doctor saw him, from reports must have been influenza and probably apoplexy. He was 61, born 31 Oct 1868 (sic) in Tennessee. He was a tax assessor for the county. Father was Richard Dennis Sr, mother Rhoda "Claxton", both born in Tennessee. Jno. Dennis of Gainesboro was the informant.

Richard Jr. was buried New Salem Cemetery, Jackson Co TN, 30 Apr 1928.

Richard Samuel DENNIS and Sarah Jane BROWN were married on 18 August 1885 in Jackson County, Tennessee. Sarah Jane BROWN42 was born on 22 April 1870.42 She died on 24 May 1953 at the age of 83 in Jackson County, Tennessee.42

Sarah Janes' parents were Edd Brown and Katherine Moss as per her death certificate. Helen Dennis was the informant. Her death was attributed to "old age" - she was 83 and widowed. She was buried in the Dennis Cemetery.

Richard Samuel DENNIS and Sarah Jane BROWN had the following children:

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Eddie DENNIS (private).

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John DENNIS41 was born on 14 July 1889 in Jackson County, Tennessee.41 He died on 5 May 1949 at the age of 59 in Jackson County, Tennessee.41

John died at home. George Dennis was the informant. He was buried New Salem Cemetery, Jackson Co TN.

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Virgil B. DENNIS43 was born in January 1895 in Jackson County, Tennessee.43 He died on 3 May 1949 at the age of 54 in Jackson County, Tennessee.43

Virgil's death certificate gave his parents as Richard Samuel Dennis and Sarah Jane Brown. George Dennis was the informant. He died of heart problems and dementia; he died at his home. Virgil was buried in the Pharris Cemetery in Jackson Co TN.