Elizabeth Green Denney

7 November 1870–17 March 1954 (Age 83)
New Middleton, Smith, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Green

When Elizabeth Green Denney was born on 7 November 1870, in New Middleton, Smith, Tennessee, United States, her father, Francis C Denney, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Denney, was 27. She married John D Enoch on 7 August 1886, in Smith, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Civil District 5, Smith, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 17, Smith, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 17 March 1954, in Smith, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in New Middleton Cemetery, New Middleton, Smith, Tennessee, United States.

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John D Enoch
Elizabeth Green Denney
Marriage: 7 August 1886
Hatton Enoch

Spouse and Children

7 August 1886
Smith, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Francis C Denney


    Sarah Denney




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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 8

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Denny .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bettie Denney in household of Frank Denney, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Enochs in household of John D Enochs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Denney in household of Francis Denney, "United States Census, 1880"

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