Morgan Denham

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

The Life Summary of Morgan

When Morgan Denham was born in February 1862, in Giles, Tennessee, United States, 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
Rose 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.
    1865 · Sultana Tragedy
    Age 3
    In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.
    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic
    Age 16
    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 2857;2007: 5954; 2010: 8156)English: habitational name from any of various places so called, derived from Old English denu ‘valley’ + hām ‘homestead’, for example Denham in Buckinghamshire (near Uxbridge), Denham near Bury Saint Edmunds or Denham near Eye, both in Suffolk, or from Denholme in Yorkshire, named with Old English denu + Old Norse holmr ‘island, water-meadow’.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Morgan Denham - Published information: birth-name: Morgan Denham
    • Morgan Denham, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Morgan D Denham in household of M S Denham, "United States Census, 1880"

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