James Stacy Dennison

Brief Life History of James Stacy

When James Stacy Dennison was born on 8 April 1859, in Howes Mill, Dent, Missouri, United States, his father, William Bell Dennison, was 19 and his mother, Susannah Bay, was 18. He married Louisa Emeline "Eliza" Lane on 28 July 1876, in Reynolds, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Brush Creek Township, Gasconade, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Lafayette, Boulder, Colorado, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1883. He died on 7 March 1935, in Nucla, Montrose, Colorado, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Nucla Cemetery, Nucla, Montrose, Colorado, United States.

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James Stacy Dennison
Martha Lavina Ratliff
Marriage: 1890
Jesse Victor Dennison
Clarence Edward Dennison
Donna Dennison
J Vernon Dennison
John Wesley Dennison
Charles Perry Dennison
Guy Estes Dennison
Denver Elmont Dennison
Emmett Virgil Dennison
Percival Herbert Dennison

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  • James Denison in household of William Denison, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Dennison, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • James Denison, "United States Registers of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914"

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1861 · Denver Becomes a City

In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.


EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER Bob Walter Miller BIRTH 1866 DEATH 1878 (aged 11–12) BURIAL Nucla Cemetery Nucla, Montrose County, Colorado, USA MEMORIAL ID 67032873 · View Source

1881 · Denver becomes State Capitol

On Nov 8 1881, Denver becomes the state capitol, due to an economic boom the city experienced in the 1880s.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Denis (see Dennis ) + -son. Compare Tennyson .

English (of Norman origin): from Anglo-Norman French deinzein, a burgess who enjoyed the privileges of those living deinz la cité ‘within the city’.

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

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