DENNIS William Gene b. 17 Oct 1824 Overton Co, Tennessee d. 15 Jun 1899 Frankin, Morgan Co, Illinois: The Dennis-Tennison Family
DENNIS William Gene

DENNIS William Gene

Male 1824 - 1899  (74 years)

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  • Name DENNIS William Gene 
    Title 1824 
    Prefix [JC-LE.6] 
    Born 17 Oct 1824  Overton Co, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jun 1899  Frankin, Morgan Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rogers Cemetery, Waverly, Morgan Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Gene DENNIS
    William Gene DENNIS
    Person ID I70  Dennis/Tennison Families | Levi Dennis, son John Tennison
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2020 

    Father TENNISON/DENNIS Levi  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Mother DENNIS (White) Susan 
    Married ca. 1800  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F37  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family DENNIS (Arnett) Elizabeth 
    Married ca 1847 
     1. DENNIS Elizabeth Jane  (Age 92 years)BORN: 24 Feb 1848 DIED: 28 Sep 1940
     2. DENNIS Ancil R.BORN: ca 1851
     3. HAM (Dennis) Lydia BORN: 1855
     4. DENNIS MarthaBORN: 1860
     5. DENNIS Male 1BORN: bet. 1848-1860
     6. ROLAND (Dennis) Mary  (Age 74 years)BORN: 12 Apr 1863 DIED: 5 Jul 1937
     7. DENNIS Male 2BORN: bet 1825-1860
    +8. DENNIS William LeeBORN: 20 Dec.1866 DIED: 7 Mar 1942
     9. WEATHERBEE DAVIS (Dennis) Nancy Lorraine  (Age 86 years)BORN: 1869 DIED: 21 Aug 1955
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F38  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • There may be two more descendants. William's Obituary mentions his brother Gabriel Dennis.
      No direct documetion on the connection between Levi Dennis b. 1778 MD and his sons: James M; John ; Gabriel Dennis; and William Gene Dennis. Descendants of the other sons of John Tennison and by default are assigned to Levi. This generation was born and raised in Overton County, TN with the other Dennis family members.
      We have receive DNA confirmation that son Levi H. Dennis b. ca. 1815. is indeed part of our family. Levi H. along with two brothers moved to Allen Co., KY. These families were the only ones to relocate to that county.
      William G Dennis served as a private in the Illinois 11th Regiment Company G of Illinois Infantry. [Film M539- Roll 22]
      1850 Census Morgan Co.,IL showed William Gene's household:
      William age 25; Elizabeth age 21 with children Elizabeth age 2. Also in the household were two males with the last name Gunnel. J Gunnells age 18 and John Gunnel age 26.
      In 1860 census of Wakenda, Carroll County, MO. shows William and wife Elizabeth along with daughter Elizabeth age 12; Ancel R. age 9; daughter, Lydia age 5, and a new baby 4 months old. Also David Moore, age 22 was also listed.
      In the 1870 census the William Gene family had moved back to Waverly, IL.
      In the 1880 Census of Scottville, Macoupin, IL. He is listed as a widow with the two youngest children William L age 14 and Nancy age 11.