Denny

1864–Male
Bond Township, Lawrence, Illinois, United States

The Life of Denny

When Denny was born in 1864, in Bond Township, Lawrence, Illinois, United States, his father, Imbert Huss Denny, was 29 and his mother, Emily B Bowen, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Imbert Huss Denny
1835–1910
Emily B Bowen
1842–1867
Denny
1864–
Denny
1865–
Nellie Rowena Denny
1866–1959

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Male1864–Male

    Male1865–Male

    Nellie Rowena Denny

    Female1866–1959Female

World Events (3)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1871

Age 7

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: from a pet form of Dennis .2 English: habitational name from a place in Cambridgeshire, most probably named with Old English Dene ‘Dane’ + ēg ‘island’.3 Scottish: habitational name from Denny in Stirlingshire.

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

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