Minnie Bell Jones

6 December 1875–25 November 1949 (Age 74)
Silver Point, Putnam, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Minnie Bell

When Minnie Bell Jones was born on 6 December 1875, in Silver Point, Putnam, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Wade Jones, was 37 and her mother, Rebecca Peranna Bartlett, was 29. She married Dr. Samuel C Denton on 14 March 1901, in Putnam, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Civil District 9, Putnam, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 9, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 25 November 1949, in Silver Point, Putnam, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Maddux Cemetery, Putnam, Tennessee, United States.

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Dr. Samuel C Denton
Minnie Bell Jones
Marriage: 14 March 1901

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14 March 1901
Putnam, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 3

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 21

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 Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Denton in household of Samuel Denton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie B Denton in household of Samuel Denton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mimie Denton in household of Samuel Denton, "United States Census, 1920"

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