Alexander Denny

Male 1747 - 1827  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name Alexander Denny 
    Born @1747  Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Proven Ancestor for Daughters of the American Revolution 
    Died 5 Feb 1827  Armstrong, Howard County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woods Cemetery, Howard County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Alexander Denny b. 1747 possibly NC. d. 5 Feb 1827 Howard Co, MO. Married #1 abt.1773 probably NC Mary ALLISON (birth and parents not known).

      In 1780 with 3 children and another born just before or just after the trip they emigrated to the extreme NW section of Madison Co, KY which became Garrard Co, in 1796, on Paint Lick Creek, which divides Garrard and Madison Co, KY (There is a plaque on Garrard Co side of Paint Lick Creek with Alexander Denny's name on it. Mary died after the birth of her last child in Feb 1785 in Garrard Co, KY.

      Children of Alexander and Mary: (6 in all) Finley Denny, George Denny, Susana Denny, Jane Denny, John Denny, Mary Denny, Alexander Denny, Jr.

      On 10 June 1785 in neighboring Lincoln Co, KY Alexander married #2 a widow, Annie (Clinton) Adams.She had 6 Adams children.

      In 1818 Alexander and Annie, and thier 5 Denny children moved to Howard Co, MO .None of Mary Allison's children came with them to MO at that time.

      Children of Alexander Denny and Ann Clinton Adams: (5 children) Anne Denny, Charles Denny, James Denny, David Rice Denny, Clinton Denny.

      There is a plaque on the Howard Co, MO courthouse lawn with Alexander Denny's name along with other Revolultionary War soldiers that live in that county.

      All information from DENNY GENEALOGY, SECOND BOOK by Elizabeth Chapman Denny Vann and Margaret Collins Denny Dixon. The Tuttle Publishing Co., 1947

      Cecy Rice
    Person ID I455  Root Tree
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2017 

    Father George E Denney,   b. IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1792, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah Moore,   b. IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Allison,   b. @ 1750, Mecklenburg, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1785, Madison County or Garrard County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 1770/1771  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Finley Denny,   d. age 10+
    +2. Mary Denney,   b. 02 Feb 1773, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1864, Marshall County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +3. George Denny, Senior,   b. 10 Sep 1774, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1841  (Age 66 years)
     4. Susanna Denny,   b. 28 Dec 1775,   d. 25 Oct 1831, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     5. Jane Denny,   b. 12 Sep 1777,   d. 10 Nov 1820  (Age 43 years)
     6. John Denny,   b. 8 Nov 1780, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1843  (Age 63 years)
     7. Alexander Denny,   b. 7 Feb 1785, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2016 18:27:35 
    Family ID F162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Clinton Adams,   b. 1764, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1835, Armstrong, Howard County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1785  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anna Denny,   b. 2 May 1786, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1855, Randolph County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Charles B Denny,   b. 11 Nov 1787, Garrard County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1860, Fayette, Howard County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +3. James Milton Denny,   b. 1 Jan 1790, Garrard County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1859, Walnut Grove, Howard County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +4. Judge David Rice Denny,   b. 19 Jan 1792, Madison County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1871, Randolph County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Clinton Denny,   d. 4 Apr 1795
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2017 05:05:44 
    Family ID F1973  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    DAR Plaque Honoring Revolutionary Soldiers
Howard County, Missouri
Alexander Denny
    DAR Plaque Honoring Revolutionary Soldiers Howard County, Missouri Alexander Denny
    Fort Paint Lick Marker
Paint Lick, Garrard County, Kentucky
Alexander Denny
    Fort Paint Lick Marker Paint Lick, Garrard County, Kentucky Alexander Denny

    Documents
    1783 North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers
Washington County, North Carolina
Alexander Denney
    1783 North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers Washington County, North Carolina Alexander Denney
    Citation
    "North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers, 1779-1782," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-32744-3858-55?cc=1498361 : 7 October 2016), Davis, Lewis to Diffy, John > image 675 of 1035; citing State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh.
    1796 Land Grant
Sumner County, North Carolina
Alexander Denny
    1796 Land Grant Sumner County, North Carolina Alexander Denny
    Source Citation
    Tennessee State Library and Archives; Nashville, Tennessee; Early Tennessee/North Carolina Land Records; Series Number: 05; Series Title: Board of Commissions Office Files
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. Tennessee, Early Land Registers, 1778-1927 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.
    Original data: Tennessee. Division of Archives, Land Office, and Museum. Early Tennessee/North Carolina Land Records, 17831927, Record Group 50. Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee.

    Census
    1810 Census
Garrard County, Kentucky
Alexander Denney
    1810 Census Garrard County, Kentucky Alexander Denney