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6. Andrew R. DENNIS was born on 7 April 1820 in North Carolina or Tennessee. He died on 7 November 1900 at the age of 80. He was buried in Shields-Corinth Cemetery, Marshfield, Webster County, Missouri.

1840 Census: A. R. Dennis: 2m -5 [James & William], 1m 20-30 [Andrew]. 1f 20-30 [Nancy] [Probably Andrew the younger]

1850, Jackson Co TN, Dist 9, household 344:
Andrew Dennis age 32, b. NC. Nancy age 32, b. TN. Children all born in TN; James 13, William 11, Martola 9 [female], Thomas 7, Josephine 3 and Nancy 1.

1860, Union Twp, Webster Co MO, P.O. Jericho, p.811, Hh 744
Andrew Dennis, age 41, b. NC. Nancy age 41, b. TN.
William J. age 21, Thomas age 17, Sarah J. age 13, Nancy E. 10, Andrew J. 8, Mary A. 6 all born in TN, and Uriah G. age 2, b. MO
[Notice that the name Andrew is prepetuated. Uriah was a name often used in the Fox family in Jackson Co but I find no Nancy Fox of the age to be Andrew's wife.]

1870, Union Twp, Webster Co MO, P.O. Waldo, p.347b, Hh 295
Andrew Dennis, age 50, b. TN. Nancy, age 50, b. TN. Jackson 18, Mary A. 16 b. TN, John age 10, b. MO

1880, Ozark Twp, Webster Co MO Hh 319.
Andrew Dennis, age 59, b. TN. father b. SC, mother b. IL. Nancy age 59, b. TN, both parents b. TN.
Hh 320
John Dennis age 19, b. MO, parents b. TN. Martha C. age 20, wife, b. MO, Mary Anne, age 4 months, daughter.
Hh 321
A. J. Dennis, age 28, b. TN, parents b. TN. Sarah age 35, wife, b. MO. Albert B. age 6, son; Lorena R. 4; daughter, John H. 2, son; Lillie A. 9 month, daughter.
James Hurat, age 15, servant, works on farm, b. TX, father b. TN, mother b. IL

1900 Census. Ozark Twp, Webster, MO, Hh 157
Andrew Dennis, b. Apr 1820, age 80 married 9 years, b. TN, parents b. NC, farmer
Ella, wife, b. Mar 1840, age 60, no children, b. NC, parents b. NC [2nd wife]
next door in Hh 158
Andrew Dennis Jr., b. Dec 1857, age 48, married 28 years, b. TN
Sarah, wife, b. Jun 1845, age 54, 5 children, all living, b. TN
John A., son, b. Dec 1877, age 22, b. MO
Lillie, dau, b. Mar 1880, age 20, b. MO
Minnie, dau, b. Mar 1885, age 15, b. MO
Jesse A. Allen, son-in-law, age 33, married 7 months, b. TN
Laura Allen, dau, b. Oct 1875, age 24, b. MO

Find A Grave Memorial# 17301502
Born: Apr 7, 1820 [doesn't agree with age in earliest censuses]
Died: Nov 7, 1900
Buried Shields-Corinth Cemetery, Marshfield, Webster Co, MO

Andrew R. DENNIS and Nancy [DENNIS] were married. Nancy [DENNIS] was born on 1 March 1820 in Tennessee. She died in March 1890 at the age of 70. She was buried in Shields-Corinth Cemetery, Marshfield, Webster County, Missouri.

In 1900, Andrew's wife was Ella and they had been married nine years.

Andrew R. DENNIS and Nancy [DENNIS] had the following children:

42

i.

James DENNIS was born in 1837 in Tennessee.

43

ii.

William J. DENNIS was born in 1839 in Tennessee.

44

iii.

Martola DENNIS was born in 1841 in Tennessee.

This name may have been "Martha" but it reads as found here. She wasn't with the family in 1860 - she would have been 19 and might have been married by then.

45

iv.

Thomas DENNIS was born in 1843 in Tennessee.

46

v.

Sarah Josephine DENNIS was born in 1847 in Tennessee.

47

vi.

Nancy E. DENNIS was born in 1850 in Tennessee.

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Andrew J. DENNIS was born on 6 December 1851 in Tennessee. He died on 21 July 1920 at the age of 68. He was buried in Shields-Corinth Cemetery, Marshfield, Webster County, Missouri.

1880 Census, Ozark Twp, Webster Co MO, next to his parents & brother John.
A. J. Dennis, age 19, b. TN, parents b. TN
Sarah, wife, age 35, b. MO, parents b. TN
Albert B. 6, son. Lorena R. 4, daughter. John H. 2, son. Lilly A., 9 months, daughter.
James Hurat, age 15, Works on farm. b. TX

1900 Census. Ozark Twp, Webster Co MO, still living next to his father and his son Albert.
Hh 158
Andrew Dennis Jr., b. Dec 1857, age 48, married 28 years, b. TN
Sarah, wife, b. Jun 1845, age 54, 5 children, all living, b. TN
John A., son, b. Dec 1877, age 22, b. MO
Lillie, dau, b. Mar 1880, age 20, b. MO
Minnie, dau, b. Mar 1885, age 15, b. MO
Jesse A. Allen, son-in-law, age 33, married 7 months, b. TN
Laura Allen, dau, b. Oct 1875, age 24, b. MO
Hh 159
Albert Dennis, b. Dec 1873, age 26, married 2 years, b. MO
Alma, wife, b. Nov 1877, age 22, 2 children - only 1 living, b. IL
Clyde, son, b. Oct 1899, age seven months.

Andrew is buried Shields-Corinth Cemetery, Marshall, Webster Co MO along with several members of his family to include his parents.
A. J. Dennis, b. 6 Dec 1851, d. 21 Jul 1920
Sarah J., b. 21 Jun 1845, d. 2 Mar 1905 (wife of Andrew)
Ellen Dennis, wife of A. Dennis, d. 22 Aug 1900, age 60 years (2nd wife)
Albert B., b. 22 Dec 1873, d. 4 Jan 1941
Alma J., b. 26 Nov 1879, d. 2 Jan 1959 (wife of Albert)
Ester Dennis, dau of Albert & Alma Dennis, b. 21 Aug 1898, d. 2 Jan 1899

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viii.

Mary A. DENNIS was born in 1854 in Tennessee.

50

ix.

Uriah G. DENNIS was born in 1858 in Missouri.

51

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John DENNIS was born in 1860 in Missouri.

1880 Census. Ozark Twp, Webster, MO. Living next to Andrew & Nancy:
John Dennis, age 19, b. MO. father b. SC, mother b. TN.
Martha C. age 20, wife, b. MO, parents b. SC
Mary Anne, age 4 months, daughter

Grave, Shields-Corinth Cemetery, Marshfield, Webster County, Missouri
Marie F. Foster Dennis, b. 25 Jan 1865, NH; d. 12 Mar 1920, Webster Co.
Wife of John Dennis [but not the wife with him in the 1880 census...]