Jack Herbert Denniston

3 November 1904–4 February 1964 (Age 59)
White Oak, Franklin, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Jack Herbert

When Jack Herbert Denniston was born on 3 November 1904, in White Oak, Franklin, Arkansas, United States, his father, Seul Moody Denniston, was 24 and his mother, Mary Lou Campbell, was 20. He married Patsy Gilmer on 3 June 1928, in Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Alma, Crawford, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Alma Township, Crawford, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 4 February 1964, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Alma City Cemetery, Alma, Crawford, Arkansas, United States.

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Jack Herbert Denniston
Patsy Gilmer
Marriage: 3 June 1928
Fanita Denniston
Suel Jack Denniston

Spouse and Children

3 June 1928
Washington, Arkansas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Seul Moody Denniston


    Mary Lou Campbell





    Mabel H. Deniston


    Elizabeth Jan Demensten


    Mary Louise Denniston


    Vera Lee Denniston


World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Diamonds Found Near Murfreesboro

Age 2

In a 37- acre plowed field in  a state park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas visitors are able to go looking for diamonds. This was the site for the first diamond discovery in 1906. Through the years more than 33,100 diamonds have been found at the Crater of Diamonds. 

Age 16

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Danzielstoun in Renfrewshire, named with the personal name Daniel (for the phonetic significance of the -z-, see Dalzell ) + Middle English toun, tone ‘settlement’ (Old English tūn).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Herbert Deweston in household of S M Deweston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert Deniston in household of Sewell Deniston, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jack A Denniston, "United States Census, 1930"

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