May Dennis Jackson

Posted Mar. 19, 2020 As I type this article, our world is surrounded with much uncertainty as we face the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). My sleepless nights are filled with many thoughts, including wondering about great-grandaunt, May Dennis Jackson. May died during the 1918 influenza pandemic (Spanish flu). May was my grandfather's aunt, although he never …

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Part 3 | Timeline of Henry Dennis of Cannon County, Tennessee

(Read Part 1 | Discussion of Facts: Dennis Manuscript by R.A. Dennis) (Read Part 2 | The Dennis Brothers?) Part 3 Last updated October 25, 2017 The earliest record for Henry Dennis in Cannon County, Tennessee is the 1840 census. Name: Henry Dennis Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Cannon, Tennessee Free White Persons - …

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Part 2 | The Dennis Brothers?

(Read Part 1 | Discussion of Facts: Dennis Manuscript by R.A. Dennis) (Read Part 3 | Timeline of Henry Dennis of Cannon County, Tennessee) Part 2 Last updated October 24, 2017 My interest in Henry Dennis of Cannon County, Tennessee first began when I received my grandfather's Ancestry DNA results. My proven Dennis cousins and …

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Part 1 | Discussion of Facts: Dennis Manuscript by R.A. Dennis

(Read Part 2 | The Dennis Brothers?) (Read Part 3 | Timeline of Henry Dennis of Cannon County, Tennessee) This blog post is the first in a series I plan to write on the Dennis family. Part 1 Last updated October 24, 2017 Henry Dennis, who married Lafatia "Patience" Parker, is well-documented in a manuscript …

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Who Was Thomas James Dennis?

Did my great-great-grandfather have a brother named Thomas? That question started this quest. I don't know who the parents are of my great-great-grandfather, Edward Whitfield "Whit" Dennis. Through DNA testing, I do know he is related to the Dennis family who raised him. Whether his mother was unwed Narcissa Dennis or one of her brothers …

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