Morgan Denham

February 1862–11 June 1921 (Age 59)
, Giles, Tennessee, USA

The Life of Morgan

When Morgan Denham was born in February 1862, his father, Michael Steele Denham, was 24 and his mother, Catherine C. Paysinger, was 24. He married Sara Elizabeth Moss in 1888. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Bennington Township, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Kiamichi, Pushmataha, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 11 June 1921, in Pushmataha, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 59.

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Morgan Denham
Sara Elizabeth Moss
Marriage: 1888
Thomas Jefferson Denham
Rosie Elmer Denham
Mary Helena Denham
William Jenkins Bryan Denham
John M. Denham
William Dewey Lee Denham
Charles Denham

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 19

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, for example in Buckinghamshire (near Uxbridge) and two in Suffolk, which are named from Old English denu ‘valley’ + hām ‘homestead’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Morgan Denham, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Morgan D Denham in household of M S Denham, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Morgan Denham, "United States Census, 1910"

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