- Ancil's wife was the daughter of George Washington Deatherage and Bathsheba (Hope). Relationship of this Deatherage family to the James C Deatherage family is unknown. James C DEATHERAGE and Frances LANKFORD had two daughters that married into the Dennis family. Malinda Deatherage (b. 1823 in Robinson, TN.) married Peter Cartwright ARNETT (son of John Arnett and Rebecca Comer, and brother to Sarah Arnett who married James M. Dennis). Malinda sister, Lucinda Deatherage (b. 1819) married Gabriel Dennis, brother of James M. Dennis, both sons of Levi.
Both the Deatherage and the Arnett families had several marriages to the Dennis Family.