Hancock County ILGenweb
Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried
Alexander Denny, deceased, was a native of North Carolina, and came to this
county in 1833. In 1822 he was married in Bond county, this State, to Elizabeth Gilmer, who was born in Kentucky in 1805 and died
in 1837. They had 6 children – John, Henry, Brown, Lee, Mary, and Robert. In 1839 Mr. Denny married Sarah Allen, born in New
York in 1812, and they had 4 children, one daughter and 3 sons. Mrs. Denny died in 1851, and in 1852 Mr. D. married Margaret S.
Denny, who was born in North Carolina in 1809, and they had one child, Hiram F. Mr. D. was a Republican, and at the time of his
death owned 160 acres of land.
Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois
Author: By TH. Gregg
Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.
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