DENNIS (Gabbert) Elizabeth MNU

DENNIS (Gabbert) Elizabeth MNU[1]

Female 1800 - 1853  (~ 53 years)

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  • Name DENNIS (Gabbert) Elizabeth MNU 
    Prefix [JC-ASx] 
    Born ca 1800  Unk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 26 Oct 1853  Memphis, Shelby Co, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I66  Dennis/Tennison Families | Azariach Dennis, son of John Tennison
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2020 

    Family 1 DENNIS Tennison Azariach (Asarich, Asa, Asariah)  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married ca 1820  Overton Co, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Jan. 1826 
    Children 
     1. DENNIS Unk maleBORN: ca 1821
     2. DENNIS Unk childBORN: ca 1822
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 GABBERT Michael  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1827  Overton Co, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gabbert Lafayette "Kirk"BORN: 1828 DIED: unk
     2. GABBERT LycurgusBORN: ca 1830 DIED: unk
     3. GABBERT SolonBORN: 1833 DIED: unk
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • [This information came from researcher Jim Gabbert of 245 North Point Street, San Franciso CA, 94132 in letter/ phone call to Sue Green in 1994. Mr Gabbert's gggreat mother was Elizabeth Tennison Gabbert]

      Elizabeth married Azariach in 1820 and divorced him in 1826. Divorce document can be found in the "Tennessee Divores, 1797-1858, (See Sources)
      She took their young sons with her. She told the court that he was not taking care of her during her illness. She married her doctor (Michael Gabbert) in 1827. and had three children with Gabbert. It is unclear if the two (or 3) Dennis children used the surname DENNIS or adopted the name GABBERT.
      The Gabbert / Tennison family was in Fayette Co., TN in the 1830 census with 2 males under the age of 5 (one possible Dennis), 2 males 10-15 age group (Dennis males); Michel Gabbert age 30-40, and female 15-20; 1 Female 40-50. Elizabeth should be listed as 30 yrs. age.
      In the 1840 census the family is in Memphis, Shelby county, TN, next door to Fayette Co, TN and close to Memphis, TN.
      In 1850 the family has one son living with them, Solon Gabbert, age 17 (b 1833) and a student of medicine.
      Mr. Gabbert died 10 Oct. 1855 (Death date from Microfilm at U of Memphis Library-and Memphis- Shellby Co., Publication)

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] "Tennessee Divores, 1797-1858,pg 25, Gale W. Bamman, CG & Debbis Spero, "Tennessee Divores, 1797-1858, 25 (Reliability: 3), Mar 1988.
      10 Oct. 1826-Overton County: Elizabeth was married in June 1820 to Azariah Dennis of said county and continued to live with him in Overton County until 17 June 1826 when she left because of his cruel treatment toward her. When she married said Dennis she hand considerable sums of money, but he ha spent it. She wants the marriage annulled and to "be restored total the rights and immunities incident to a state of celibicy."
      Statement by Joanna Robertson concerning Dennis' cruelty to Elizabeth.
      Statement by Dr. Michael Gabbort that he attended Elizabeth during her sickness and that she was not cared for by her husband,
      Statement by Alfred Robertson that he'd heard Denis threaten to beat Elizabeth