Joseph Soloman Denton b. 10 Mar 1875 Dublin, Logan Co., AR d. 4 Sep 1964 Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR Buried: Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR Married: 16 Jun 1898 Johnson Co., AR Father: Palestine Denton Mother: Lucy Clark Gwaltney
Wife: Sarah Paralee McClung b. 26 Jul 1881 New Blaine, Logan Co., AR d. 2 Oct 1961 Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR Buried: Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR Father: John Richard McClung Mother: Julia Beatrice Lowery
Alice Mae Denton b. 10 May 1899 Dublin, AR d. 19 Jul 1979 Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR Married: 7 Sep 1917 Logan Co., AR
Husband: Cecil Amos Hampton b. 7 Aug 1897 Prairie View, Logan Co., AR d. 6 Feb 1970 Buried: Prairie View Cemetery, Logan Co., AR Father: George Marion Hampton Mother: Mantie Leuvenia Creekmore
Gurtha Marie Denton b. 18 Aug 1901 Dublin, Logan Co., AR d. 13 Mar 1960 Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR 1st Marriage: 1 Apr 1922 Dardanelle, Yell Co., AR
1st Husband: Virgil O. Shelton b. 28 Nov 1903 Ellsworth, Logan Co., AR d. ? divorced 2nd Marriage: 6 Mar 1925
Virgil Shelton's 2nd Wife: Fannie Rose Burnham
2nd Husband: Walter Morris b. 8 Jun 1872 d. 25 Aug 1951 Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR X Morris Mother: Sarah Ledford
Everett Palestine Denton b. 3 Feb 1904 Blaine, Logan Co., AR d. 9 Apr 1904
Lula/Lola Corene Denton b. 15 Mar 1911 Paris, Logan Co., AR d. 27 Mar 1932 Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR Married: 10 Feb 1930 Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR
Husband: Earl Collier b. 1906 d. Oct 1982 Seminole, Seminole Co., OK
Daphana "Dassy" Louise Denton b. 31 Jul 1913 Prairie View, Logan Co., AR d. 17 May 1983 Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV Married: 2 Sep 1932 Franklin Co., AR Buried: Bunker Brothers Memory Gardens Memorial/Cemetery, Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV
Husband: Ross Amos Van Norsdall b. 8 Nov 1906 Weir City, KS d. 1982 Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV Buried: Bunker Brothers Memory Gardens Memorial/Cemetery, Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV
Melba Jo Denton b. 7 Jul 1916 d. ? lives in Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR
Husband: Michael Robert "Jack" Von Hatten b. 19 Dec 1909 d. 24 Dec 1993 Norman, Cleveland Co., OK
George Marion Hampton b. 2 Mar 1867 d. 4 Nov 1950 Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Logan Co., AR. Wife: Mantie Leuvenia Creekmore b. 17 May 1870 d. 14 Mar 1949 Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Logan Co., AR.
Joe was a blacksmith and foremost a wagon maker during the days hen wagon making was a highly desirable occupation. He obtained his start in his trade in the Dublin, Arkansas area for the late C. N. Geren, later moving to old Blaine, Russellville, Paris, Branch and lastly Fort Smith. He continued his blacksmithing after he retired. He would do odd jobs now and then that required his skills in bending and melding metals. Joe also was a practicing veterinarian working with farm animals.
Alice Mae Denton & Cecil Amos Hampton's children:
Virginia Lee Hampton b. 12 Dec 1918 Prairie View, Logan Co., AR d. 9 Dec 1998 Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR Buried: Prairie View Cemetery, Logan Co., AR Husband: Arthur Rotert b. 30 Sep 1914 d. 4 Aug 1996 Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., AR
2 other children unknown
The Paris Express, dated 5 Mar 1931, “Mrs. Mattie Blanche Burnham, 57, wife of L. D. Burnham died at home in New Blaine, Tuesday 3rd March. Survivors: Daughters; Mrs. Guy Lipe, Paris, Mrs. Ray Blair & son, Little Rock, Mrs. Virgil Shelton, New Blaine and a nephew, Eschol Horne, who was reared in the Burnham home. Sisters: Mrs. C. A. Lasater, Ft. Smith, Mrs. Jim Wright, Ellsworth. Brothers: Will Horne, New Blaine & David Horne, Porum, OK & five grandchildren. Out of town attenders; Mr. & Mrs. Coy Harrison, Porum, OK, Mr. & Mrs. Darrell Burnham, Mrs. Paul Keller, all of Ft. Smith. Funeral service was held at the family residence & burial at Elizabeth Hall Cemetery”.
Gurtha Marie Denton & Virgil O. Shelton's children:
Elwanda Shelton b. 3 Jul 1923 Branch, Franklin Co., AR
Gurtha Marie Denton-Shelton & Walter Morris' children:
Sarah Mae Morris b. 26 Jun 1932
Ross Van Norsdall worked for Colonial Baking Company. Lived in Fayetteville, Washington Co., AR. He worked for Ft. Smith & Western RR. in 1937 to Las Vegas, Union Pacific RR.
The Paris Express, dated 23 Oct 1958, “Around Paris, Mr. & Mrs. Virgil Shelton of Canton, OH visited Mrs. Shelton’s sisters; Mrs. Ray Blair, Paris, & Mrs. Guy Lipe, New Blaine”.