Descendants of Samuel Denton & Artemesia Berrong Denton
Generation No. 1
1. SAMUEL DENTON was born 1823 in Haywood County, NC, and died Bef. 1900 in Towns Co, Georgia. He married ARTEMESIA BERRONG August 05, 1842 in Union Co, Georgia, daughter of HENRY BERRONG and MARY RUCKARD. She was born 1825 in South Carolina, and died Aft. 1900 in Towns Co, Georgia.
Notes for SAMUEL DENTON:
Samuel & Artemesia resided in Towns County, GA on Scataway Creek. There is an area there named after Artemesia ("Artemissy Denton Gap" is still a landmark in the area).
Children of SAMUEL DENTON and ARTEMESIA BERRONG are:
i. JOHN DENTON, b. 1845, Georgia.
2. ii. MARY ANN DENTON, b. October 1847, Georgia; d. March 30, 1923, Jackson Co, NC.
iii. MELISSA DENTON, b. 1850, Georgia.
iv. CAROLINE DENTON, b. 1853, Georgia.
3. v. WILLIAM CALEB DENTON, b. February 1857, Georgia; d. Abt. 1904, Jackson Co., North Carolina.
vi. JOSHUA C. DENTON, b. 1858, Georgia.
vii. LEANDER JOHN DENTON, b. 1865, Georgia; m. AMANDA E. PARKS, 1883, Towns Co, GA.
Generation No. 2
2. MARY ANN DENTON was born October 1847 in Georgia, and died March 30, 1923 in Jackson Co, NC. She married JOHN LORENZO MANEY December 31, 1868, son of JIM MANEY. He was born May
1850 in Georgia, and died October 30, 1928 in Jackson Co, NC.
More About MARY ANN DENTON:
Burial: March 1923, Jackson Co, NC
Notes for JOHN LORENZO MANEY:
John & Mary are listed in 1900 JC census (Qualla) as "Indians" (and both
as 1/16 white). This means they were both considered as almost full-blooded
Cherokees. Their children are also listed as 1/16.
More About JOHN LORENZO MANEY:
Burial: October 1928, Wrights Creek, Cherokee, North Carolina
Children of MARY DENTON and JOHN MANEY are:
i. LAURA12 MANEY, b. February 13, 1873, Jackson Co., North Carolina;
d. March 02, 1935, Jackson Co., North Carolina; m. LLOYD SMITH.
More About LAURA MANEY:
Burial: March 1935, Wrights Creek Cemetary
ii. HAZELTINE MANEY, b. March 10, 1877, Georgia; d. October 15, 1918,Jackson Co., North Carolina; m. MILES RICKMAN, July 07, 1894, Cherokee, NC; b. January 08, 1874, Macon Co., NC.
Notes for MILES RICKMAN:
Marriage record as recorded:
Miles Rickman of Graham Co, 21 w, son of Josiah and Malinda Rickman,
father deceased, mother living to Haseltine Maney, 20 w, daughter of John and Mary Maney, living, of Jackson Co. by J.L. Floyd, Jp July 7, 1894 at Cherokee.Witnesses: T.J. (I) Hughes, A.J. Crisp, Bob Donley.
iii. LEANDER M. MANEY, b. May 1882, North Carolina; m. EVE, Abt.
Notes for LEANDER M. MANEY:
Info taken from 1910 JC census (Qualla). John & Mary were living with
Leander (their son) in 1910.
iv. SAMUEL MANEY, b. June 1886, North Carolina.
v. JAMES H. MANEY, b. October 1890, North Carolina.
3. WILLIAM CALEB DENTON was born February 1857 in Georgia, and died Abt. 1904 in Jackson Co., North Carolina. He married LILLIE SPIVEY 1879 in Georgia, daughter of WILLIAM SPIVEY and ELIZABETH. She was born May 1856 in Georgia, and died Aft. 1910
in Swain Co, North Carolina.
More About WILLIAM CALEB DENTON:
Burial: Abt. 1904, Whittier Cemetery, Swain Co., NC
More About LILLIE SPIVEY:
Burial: Aft. 1910, Whittier Cemetery, Swain Co., NC
Children of WILLIAM DENTON and LILLIE SPIVEY are:
i. JULIUS F. L. DENTON, b. July 1878, Georgia; d. September 20,
1947, Jackson Co, NC; m. LOLA SPENCER; b. Abt. 1883; d. February 25, 1956, Jackson Co, NC.
More About JULIUS F. L. DENTON:
Burial: September 1947, Old Whittier Cemetery, Swain Co, NC
More About LOLA SPENCER:
Burial: February 1956, Old Whittier Cemetery, Swain Co, NC
ii. ARTY (SIS) DENTON, b. July 1880, Georgia; m. NAPOLEON PORION "PET" SUTTON; b. August 1872, North Carolina.
iii. ALLEN DEE C. DENTON, b. November 05, 1881, Georgia; d. August
25, 1960, Jackson Co, NC; m. CARA HARRIS; b. September 10, 1897; d. January 27, 1983, Jackson Co, NC.
More About ALLEN DEE C. DENTON:
Burial: August 1960, Bumgarner Cemetery (Jackson Co) NC
More About CARA HARRIS:
Burial: January 1983, Bumgarner Cemetery (Jackson Co) NC
iv. MARY (MAE) DENTON, b. June 1883, Swain Co., NC; m. JOHN BARNES.
More About MARY (MAE) DENTON:
Burial: Whittier Cemetery, Swain Co, NC
v. ANNIE DENTON, b. July 1889; m. HUTSON "HUT" LOWE; b. Abt. 1882.
More About ANNIE DENTON:
Burial: Whittier Cemetery, Swain Co, NC
vi. PEARL DENTON, b. July 25, 1890, Galbreath Creek, North Carolina; d. March 07, 1957, Jackson Co., NC; m. JAMES LEANDER NATIONS, March 17, 1907; b. May 17, 1867, Jackson Co., NC; d. November 03, 1928, Jackson Co., NC.
More About PEARL DENTON:
Burial: March 1957, Nations Cemetery, Jackson Co., NC
More About JAMES LEANDER NATIONS:
Burial: November 1928, Nations Cemetery, Jackson Co., NC
vii. DONA DENTON, b. May 1892, Jackson Co, NC; d. November 06, 1968, Haywood Co., NC; m. (1) CLINGMAN T. HENSLEY; b. March 03, 1893; d.September 15, 1924; m. (3) GEORGE HARLEY GREEN, May 07, 1931, Clayton, GA; b. December 16, 1883, Jackson Co, NC; d. February 02, 1971, Jackson Co, NC.
More About DONA DENTON:
Burial: November 1968, Haywood Co., NC
More About CLINGMAN T. HENSLEY:
Burial: September 1924, New Whittier Cemetary, Swain Co, NC
More About GEORGE HARLEY GREEN:
Burial: February 1971
viii. SAMUEL D. DENTON, b. March 06, 1895, Swain Co, NC; d. February 26, 1942, Jackson Co, NC; m. (1) BETSY BLACKWOOD; d. Bef. 1918, Swain Co.,NC; m. (2) ETTA WINNEBELL GIBSON, November 09, 1918, Whittier, Swain Co,NC; b. March 05, 1895, Swain Co, NC; d. March 27, 1944, Jackson Co, NC.
More About SAMUEL D. DENTON:
Burial: February 1942, Whittier Cemetery, Swain Co, NC
Notes for BETSY BLACKWOOD:
Bessie died just after the birth of Finley. Woodrow was a year old.
More About ETTA WINNEBELL GIBSON:
Burial: March 1944, Whittier Cemetery, Swain Co, NC
ix. MAGGIE DENTON, b. December 1895, Swain Co., North Carolina; m.
COLUMBUS "LUM" ELDERS; b. February 26, 1888, North Carolina; d. October 25,1940, Swain Co., NC.
Notes for MAGGIE DENTON:
Maggie is burried at the old Whittier Cemetary (no marker).
More About MAGGIE DENTON:
Burial: Old Lonesome Cemetery - Whittier, NC
More About COLUMBUS "LUM" ELDERS:
Burial: October 1940, Old Lonesome Cemetery - Whittier, NC
x. JAMES "JIM" DENTON, b. May 1899, Swain Co., NC; m. BESSIE.
Notes for JAMES "JIM" DENTON:
Bessie was part Cherokee.