1747 - 1827 (~ 79 years)
||Alexander Denny |
||Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
|Proven Ancestor for
||Daughters of the American Revolution |
||5 Feb 1827
||Armstrong, Howard County, Missouri
||Woods Cemetery, Howard County, Missouri
- 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
||11 Apr 2017 |
||Mary Allison, b. @ 1750, Mecklenburg, North Carolina , d. Feb 1785, Madison County or Garrard County, Kentucky (Age ~ 35 years) |
| ||1. Finley Denny, d. age 10+|
|+||2. Mary Denney, b. 02 Feb 1773, North Carolina , d. 25 Jan 1864, Marshall County, Tennessee (Age 90 years)|
|+||3. George Denny, Senior, b. 10 Sep 1774, North Carolina , d. 25 Aug 1841 (Age 66 years)|
| ||4. Susanna Denny, b. 28 Dec 1775, d. 25 Oct 1831, Tennessee (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 , d. 28 Dec 1843 (Age 63 years)|
| ||7. Alexander Denny, b. 7 Feb 1785, Kentucky |
||27 Dec 2016 18:27:35 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||Anna Clinton Adams, b. 1764, Lincoln County, Kentucky , d. 14 Feb 1835, Armstrong, Howard County, Missouri (Age 71 years) |
||10 Jun 1785
||Lincoln County, Kentucky
| ||1. Anna Denny, b. 2 May 1786, Kentucky , d. 29 Aug 1855, Randolph County, Missouri (Age 69 years)|
| ||2. Charles B Denny, b. 11 Nov 1787, Garrard County, Kentucky , d. 10 Feb 1860, Fayette, Howard County, Missouri (Age 72 years)|
|+||3. James Milton Denny, b. 1 Jan 1790, Garrard County, Kentucky , d. 21 Jan 1859, Walnut Grove, Howard County, Missouri (Age 69 years)|
|+||4. Judge David Rice Denny, b. 19 Jan 1792, Madison County, Kentucky , d. 18 Feb 1871, Randolph County, Missouri (Age 79 years)|
| ||5. Clinton Denny, d. 4 Apr 1795|
||6 Feb 2017 05:05:44 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||1783 North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers
Washington County, North Carolina
"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
Tennessee State Library and Archives; Nashville, Tennessee; Early Tennessee/North Carolina Land Records; Series Number: 05; Series Title: Board of Commissions Office Files
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, 1783–1927, Record Group 50. Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee.