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Mary (Polly) Denton (b. October 13, 1769, d. April 04, 1843)Mary (Polly) Denton (daughter of James Denton and Elizabeth ?) was born October 13, 1769 in Shenandoah County, Virginia451, and died April 04, 1843 in Hagerstown, Wayne County, Indiana452.She married John Tipton Hunt on Abt. 1787 in Washington District, Tennessee453, son of John Hunt and Mary Overall.
Notes for Mary (Polly) Denton:
Polly told her children that, as a small child, she remembered Daniel Boone visiting their home and staying overnight with them in the KY wilderness.
Miles Hunt (her grandson) said she was the daughter of James Denton and a cousin to Col. John Tipton.
Her husband's will called her Polly;her obit. in the Western Christian Advocate called her Mary.Her tombstone says "Mary Hunt, consort of Col. John Hunt".
Western Christian Advocate, 1843, Nov. 24.Mary Hunt, b. 13 Oct. 1769 Shanadre Co. VA; d. 4 Apr. 43 in 74th year, near Hagerstown, Henry Co. IN; mar. in 18th year, Hunt, John, Col. (of Fleming Co. KY) (deceased).Issue: 10 sons, 5 daughters. (3 of the 15 are dead). Signed William Hunt.
More About Mary (Polly) Denton and John Tipton Hunt:
Marriage: Abt. 1787, Washington District, Tennessee.453
Children of Mary (Polly) Denton and John Tipton Hunt are:
- +Basil Hunt, b. March 26, 1790, Washington District, Tennessee454, d. October 31, 1869, Huntsville, Randolph County, Indiana454.