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171. Richard Samuel DENNIS79,80 was born on 31 October 1866.78,79 He died on 28 April 1928 at the age of 61 in Jackson County, Tennessee.124

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.

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

Richard Samuel DENNIS and Sarah Jane BROWN were married on 18 August 1885 in Jackson County, Tennessee. Sarah Jane BROWN125 was born on 22 April 1870.125 She died on 24 May 1953 at the age of 83 in Jackson County, Tennessee.125

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 DENNIS124 was born on 14 July 1889 in Jackson County, Tennessee.124 He died on 5 May 1949 at the age of 59 in Jackson County, Tennessee.124

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

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Virgil B. DENNIS126 was born in January 1895 in Jackson County, Tennessee.126 He died on 3 May 1949 at the age of 54 in Jackson County, Tennessee.126

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.