- It is believed that the James Thaxton family moved to Morgan Co., IL during the 1840's. (See additional information under Lucinda Hunter Dennis).
No 1850 census has been found but starting in 1860 thur 1880 the family is living in Dent Co., MO.
James Thaxton Dennis died about 1892 in Dent Co., MO. Lucinda died in August 1892 also in Dent Co., MO. Burial location has not been found. James T's will was filed in Salem, Dent Co., MO.
[Information from John Reid, P.O. Box 7162, Libertyville, IL. 60048, 2004; Additional information from Susan Antley, Santley@tctwest.net)