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  • ID: I319950
  • Name: Solomon Wilbur DENTON
  • Given Name: Solomon Wilbur
  • Surname: DENTON
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: DD1AF259A8E82A49854C8D5BD8108D34A753
  • Change Date: 11 JUN 2007
  • Note:
    son of Jabez Denton and Rachel Green.

    He was born in New York state according to the 1850 census.
    Joined the LDS (Mormon) Church in 1831 and moved with church members to Jackson County, MO and Kirtland, Ohio, where he married Fanny M. Stanley (Joseph Smith's 1st cousin once removed) in 1835. Worked in the church's Kirtland printing office. He was excommunicated from the church in March 1837 and returned to Pontiac, Michigan (his wife's hometown).
    1838?1844 co-editor of the Pontiac, Michigan, Jacksonian (newspaper)
    1844?1848, 1853?1860 Postmaster of Pontiac, Michigan.


    1860 Census, Pontiac, Oakland County, MICHIGAN:
    S.W. DENTON, age 45, occupation: Postmaster; birthplace: New York
    Frances DENTON, age 44; birthplace: Michigan
    Willis G. DENTON; age 16; birthplace: Michigan
    Wiber DENTON; age 10; birthplace: Michigan

    Research of <> and others who have shared information.
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  • Name: Page 1
  • Birth: BET 1812 AND 1814
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1812 in of Fitchville, Huron, Ohio
  • Death: MAR 1864
  • _SDATE: 15 MAR 1864 in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan

    Marriage 1 Frances M. STANLEY b: 1815/6 in , , New York
    • Married: 30 JUL 1835 in , Geauga, Ohio
    1. Has No Children Maria DENTON b: 1836 in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan
    2. Has No Children Willis G. DENTON b: 1844/5 in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan
    3. Has No Children Charles DENTON b: 1847/8 in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan
    4. Has No Children Solomon Wilbur DENTON b: 1850 in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan

    1. Abbrev: Family Tree File Kevin Keeley
      Title: Family Tree File Kevin Keeley , Imported on 11 Jun Imported on 11 Jun 2007.
      Name: Footnoteom/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=DESC&db=kbkeeley&id=I325. Imported on 11 Jun 2007.
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliographyom/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=DESC&db=kbkeeley&id=I325. Imported on 11 Jun 2007.
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