52 Ancestors/52 Weeks #25 ~ Sarah Shumake Denton

  • Born: about 1803 in Perry County Tennessee 
  • Parents: Robert Carol & Dicey mnu Shumake  Both of her parents passed before 1840 
  • Siblings: Nancy, Jerusha Ruth, James, Matilda, Tempy, C. Edmund, Andrew, Jesse William, Dolana, Josiah and Lucretia 
  • Residences: (White Co.)  Perry County Tennessee, Marshall County Mississippi, Drew County Arkansas 
  • Married: Shipman Denton between 1820-1825 in (White Co.) Perry County Tennessee
  • Children: Annanias, Elmyra, Kemp, Mary Martha, Ozias, Dicey Jane, Matilda, Marian  and Samuel J. 
  • Death: Her husband died early 1870 in Drew County, and Sarah died about 1878-1879, also in Drew County. 

Neither of their graves have been found. 

Sarah was my 3 greats grandmother

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