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Alfred P. DENTON
Martha Louisa KELLY
Husband:  Alfred P. DENTON
Birth:  Apr 1830, PA or NY
Death:  1910-20, presumably in Vermontville, Eaton Co., MI
Occupation:  farmer
Military Service:  Civil War:  6 Jan 1864 - 22 Sep 1865; Sgt., Co. K, 1st Rgmt., Michigan Engineers and Mechanics
Marriage:  31 Dec 1857, Eaton Co., MI
Wife:  Martha Louisa KELLY / KELLEY
Birth:  1840, MI
Death:  1880-1900, presumably in Vermontville, Eaton Co., MI
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  James KELLY
Mother:  Delphia RASEY
Children born in Vermontville, Eaton Co., MI:
1.  [Elizabeth?] "Lizzie" A. DENTON, b. 1858/9
2.  Ella DENTON, b. 1860/1
3.  Ida B. DENTON, b. Feb 1863
4.  Zoe L. DENTON, b. 8 Jan 1868
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania

Sources:

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Alfred P. DENTON
Spouse: Martha KELLEY
Marriage: 31 Dec 1857, Eaton, Michigan
Source: Marriage Records, 1838-1956. Eaton County (Michigan). County Clerk

2.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #10 of 22):  Charlotte P.O., Vermontville, Eaton Co., MI, Roll M653_542, p. 855, PN 169, 1360/1338, eumerated 25 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Alfred P Denton 29 M   Farmer   400 Pennsylvania
Martha L   " 19 F         Michigan
Lizzie A   "  1 F         "

3.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #28-29 of 45):  Vermontville P.O., Vermontville, Eaton Co., MI, Roll M593_670, pp. 324A-324B, PN 29-30, 233/237, enumerated 12 Aug 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Denton Alfred 40 M W Carpenter 2000 300 New York
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Denton Martha 30 F W Keeping House     Mich
   "   Lizzie 11 F W       Mich
   "   Ella?  9 F W       Mich
   "   Ida  8 F W       Mich
   "   Zoe  2 F W       Mich
Listed two households from Zoe's future husband, Jay HAWKINS (æ 4, b. MI) who is living with his parents, Horace HAWKINS (æ 39, b. VT) & Betsey (æ 36, b. NY), plus siblings.

4.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #1 of 41):  Vermontville, Eaton Co., MI, Roll T9_577, p. 80A, PN 1, SD 2, ED 64, enumerated 1 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 21 24 25 26
6 6 Denton A P W M 50     / Farmer   NY    
    ______ Martha W F 39 Wife   / Keeping House   MI NY NY
    ______ Lizzie W F 21 Dau /   At Home   MI NY MI
    ______ Ella W F 19 Dau /   At Home   MI NY MI
    ______ Ida W F 17 Dau /   At Home / MI NY MI
    ______ Zoe W F 12 Dau /   At Home / MI NY MI

5.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

6.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2 of 36):  Vermontville Village, Vermontville Twp., Eaton Co., MI, Roll T623_709, p. 277B, SN 1, SD 3, ED 79, enumerated 1 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 13 14 15 19 20 22 23 24 25 26 27
22 22 Denton Alfred P Head W M Apr 1830 70 Wd NY NY NY     Y Y Y O F H
    ______ Ida B Dau W F Feb 1863 37 S MI NY MI Weaver 6 Y Y Y      

7.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #23 of 34):  Vermontville Twp., Eaton Co., MI, Roll T624_645, p. 31B, SN 12B, SD 3, ED 95, enumerated 29 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
321 330 Hawkins Jay Head M W 44 M1 18     MI VT VT Eng Farmer General farm OA Y Y   O M F 134  
    _______ Ezoa L Wife F W 42 M1 18 2 2 MI NY MI Eng None     Y Y            
    _______ Beulah B Dau F W 14 S       MI MI MI Eng None     Y Y Y          
    _______ Betsey P Dau F W 11 S       MI MI MI Eng None     Y Y Y          
    Denton Alfred P F-in-law M W 80 Wd       NY NY NY Eng None     Y Y           UA

8.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

9.  1st Michigan Engineers and Mechanics: Company K: Enlisted Men (online at the Michigan in the Civil War web site, www.michiganinthewar.org):
Name Home Age
Denton, Alfred P. Vermontville 33

10.  Anon.  1997-2000.  Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers.  Historical Data Systems, Provo, UT (online at Ancestry.com):
Name: Alfred P Denton
Residence: Vermontville, Michigan
Enlistment Date: 22 December 1863
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Michigan
Unit Numbers: 1080 1080
Service Record: Promoted to Full Sergeant.
Enlisted as a Private on 22 December 1863 at the age of 33.
Enlised in company K, 1st Engineers Regiment Michigan on 06 January 1864.
Mustered out Company K, 1st Engineers Regiment Michigan on 22 September 1865 in Nashville, TN.

11.  Civil War Pension Index (index and images online at Ancestry.com):
Name of Soldier Denton Alfred P
Name
of
Dependent
Widow  
Minor  
Service K 1 Mich Eng & Mechs
Date of Filing Claim Application No. Certificate No. State from which Filed
1888 Oct 27 Invalid 676.739 673101 Mich
  Widow      
  Minor      

12.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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