John B. Denton, Denton, Texas
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
N 33° 12.888 W 097° 07.980
14S E 673995 N 3676653
He is buried next to the Denton County Courthouse, Denton, Texas.
Waymark Code: WM5P59
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 01/28/2009
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Blue Man
Views: 45

Born in Tennessee July 26, 1806, came to Texas in January, 1836. As a Methodist circuit rider killed in the Village Creek Indian fight May 24, 1841 in what is now Tarrant County. Named for Gen. Edward H. Tarrant who commanded the volunteers. Denton city and county were named for the pioneer lawyer, preacher, soldier of that name.
First Name: John

Last Name: Denton

Born: 07/26/1806

Died: 05/24/1841

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