Nathan LeRoy Denning

16 September 1825–10 December 1898 (Age 73)
Sampson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nathan LeRoy

When Nathan LeRoy Denning was born on 16 September 1825, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jonas Denning, was 55 and his mother, Nancy Tart, was 35. He married Susanna A. Morgan in 1847, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Johnston, North Carolina, United States in 1850 and Westbrooks Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 December 1898, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Sampson, North Carolina, United States.

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Nathan LeRoy Denning
Susanna A. Morgan
Marriage: 1847
Frances Denning
Bonnorah Denning
Cicero Denning
Charles O Denning
Mayhero Denning
Marceline Denning
Houston Denning
Nathan DeRoy Denning
Bradley Denning
Frances Denning

Spouse and Children

Sampson, North Carolina, United States


    Frances Denning


    Bonnorah Denning


    Cicero Denning


    Charles O Denning


    Mayhero Denning


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 5

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from an Old English personal name, Dynna.2 Irish: variant of Dineen .3 German: habitational name from Denning in Bavaria.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nathan Denning, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nathan Denning, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nathan Denning, "United States Census, 1860"

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