When Morgan Denham was born in February 1862, in Giles, Tennessee, United States, his father, Michael Steele Denham, was 24 and his mother, Catherine Christina 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.
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’.