Fourth Generation


108. William H DENNIS was born on 8 July 1885 in Jackson County, Tennessee.23 He died on 30 November 1984 at the age of 99. He was buried in Harris Cemetery, Cookeville, Putnam County, Tennessee.63

In 1910, Putnam County TN, Civil District 16, Hh 43, I found a William H. Dennis, age 25, had been married for 3 years, to Kansas, his wife, age 29. The age is right, but I do not know if this is the same man.

Married Candies Ellis, 9 June 1907, Putnam Co, TN. License was taken out on June 8th; E. L. Bean was bondsman.

1910 Census. 16th Civil Dist, Putnam, TN, Hh 43
William H. Dennis, 27, married 3 years
Kanses, wife, no children

1920 Census. Civil Dist 16, Putnam, TN, Hh 189
Sam Ellis, 66, widow, b. TN
Willie Dennis, son-in-law, age 34
Candies, dau, age 38
Elmer Mahan, unrelated, age 7, b. TN

1930 Census. Civil Dist 16, Putnam, TN, Hh 107
Will Dennis, age 44, married at 23, b. TN, parents b. TN, Farmer, general farm
Candies, wife, 48, married at 30, b. TN, parents b. TN
Samie Lee, son, age 5
Sam Ellis, fatherin-law, age 76, widow, m. at 22, b. TN

1940 Census. Putnam, TN, Hh 86
Willis H. Dennis, 54, b. TN - lived in Rural Putnam Co in 1935
Candies Dennis, wife, 58
Sam Lee, son, 15
Samuel Lindsey Ellis, father-in-law, 86, widow

Undated newspaper announcement:
BAXTER
Funderal services for William H. (Willy) Dennis, 99, of Route 2, Baxter, will be held Monday, Dec. 3 at 1 pm in the chapel of Dyer Funeral Home with Rev. Carson Whitaker officiating. Burial will be in Harris Cemetery.
Mr. Dennis, a farmer, died Nov. 30 1984 at Cookeville General Hospital.
A native of Jackson County, he was the son of the late LeRoy and Mary Ann Bean Dennis.
His family includes one son, Sammy Lee Dennis of Michigan, one sister-in-law, Lucy Markel of Cookeville; two nieces Beulah Apple and Mae Alexander of Cookeville; three nephews, Tom Bean, Otha Bean, and Ernest Bean of Cookeville.
Dyer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangments.

there is a picture of his grave marker:
Father
W. H. Dennis
July 8, 1885
Nov 30, 1984
Gone From Our Home But
Not From Our Hearts

William H DENNIS and Candies ELLIS were married on 9 June 1907 in Putnam County, Tennessee. Candies ELLIS was born in 1882 in Tennessee.

William H DENNIS and Candies ELLIS had the following children:

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Samuel Lee DENNIS was born in 1925 in Putnam County, Tennessee.