Nannie Elizabeth Denny

12 November 1899–4 October 1985 (Age 85)
Smith, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nannie Elizabeth

When Nannie Elizabeth Denny was born on 12 November 1899, in Smith, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Robert Niely Denny, was 26 and her mother, Katherine Elisibeth Bates, was 23. She married Stephen Dickson Durham on 29 December 1919, in Hereford, Deaf Smith, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Smith, Texas, United States in 1910 and Glorieta, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States in 1930. She died on 4 October 1985, in Fruita, Mesa, Colorado, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Dickson Durham
Nannie Elizabeth Denny
Marriage: 29 December 1919
Mae Beatrice Durham
Infant Durham

Spouse and Children

29 December 1919
Hereford, Deaf Smith, Texas, United States


    Mae Beatrice Durham


    Infant Durham


Parents and Siblings

    William Robert Niely Denny


    Katherine Elisibeth Bates




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 2

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: from a pet form of Dennis .2 English: habitational name from a place in Cambridgeshire, most probably named with Old English Dene ‘Dane’ + ēg ‘island’.3 Scottish: habitational name from Denny in Stirlingshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nannie Durham in household of Dixon Durham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nannie E Denny in household of William N Denny, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nannie E Denny in household of Robert Denny, "United States Census, 1910"

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