Patricia, Our Denny/Dennis came to Virgina form Oswego,NY. My g-grandfather was Isreal Denny b.1872 in Oswego,NY. His father was Julius Dennis/Denny b.1819 in Canada and died 1912 in Virgina. I reciently sent for Julius'Death certificate and it states that his father was Joseph Denny b.in Canada. Julius' mother was Magaret Palumun or somthing like that, she also bor in Canada. They were farmers in NY. and worked in Shipyards along the canals in Canada. Cotholic family Julius spoke French and English. I have some more info.