1. JOHN DENEY was born 25 August 1815/1816 at Ellisburg, Jefferson County NY. The surname originally may have been "DANA". In the censuses I've found it looks like John was only a farmer and worked for a while as a sailor in 1855. I've found his family living in Kane County Illinois in 1850 for while and it looked as though they moved back to New York. They were found on the 1840, or 45 census of Ellisburgh and then in 1850 -they were gone, then suddenly they returned and are found in the 1855 and 1860 Census. John's name was also found to be spelt "DANY" in the 1860 census I believe. We still haven't found his parents or his birth ceritficate or christening. In 1855 the census lists him as age 39, and 39 yrs resident of the county. In his later years, around 1880, he moved to Morristown, Minnesota, where he died 12 December 1904 and was buried in Riverside Cemetery there.
He married c 1832 in Ellisburgh
LUCETTA McNITT who was born 15 Sept 1819 Ellisburg, Jefferson County, daughter of JAMES and SARAH (LINDSEY) McNITT. She died 12 December 1904 Morristown, MN and was buried in Riverside Cemetery there.
Children, DENEY (from information on a 1900, Morristown Minnesota Census - they had 4 children):
2 i UNKNOWN DENEY, (possibly male)
3 ii CHANDLER DENEY married LYDIA DENNY
4 iii MELISSA DENEY married BURTON GALLEA, son of JAMES and POLLY (---) GALLEA
5 iv EDGAR JOHN DENEY married HATTIE JANE RAY, daughter of ROBERT ALBERT and EMILY (SIMMONS) RAY
3. CHANDLER DENEY born 1837 at Ellisburgh. CHANDLER & LYDIA are on the 1855 Census of Ellisburg Jeff. Co and also on the 1850 Census of Dundee, Illinois CHANDLER also served in the Wisconsin 3rd Calvary of 1861-1865. He died March 8th 1900 in Waseca, Minnesota at the home of FRANCIS DENEY.
LYDIA DENNY, found listed in the1860 Census of Pierpont Manor, Jefferson County, NY with his parents. In the Minnesota census CHANDLER & LYDIA and their daughter Lucy Deney living not far from his mother who is living with her granddaughter's family. LYDIA died 14 April 1890 also in Minnesota.
6 i LUCY DENEY b c1872 d 1881 MN
7 ii FRANCIS DENEY b ? d 1912 MN
8 iii JESSE DENEY b ? d 1920 MN
4. MELISSA DENEY was born about 1839 in Ellisburgh, Jefferson County NY. Melissa died 1882 in Medina, Outagamie, Wisconsin and is buried in Greenville Cemetery of Outagamie Wisc. . They lived for a time in Redwood & Steele County Minnesota and then moved back to Wisconsin where Burton's family lived.
Married around 1855 (found on 1855 Ellisburgh, Jeff., NY Census)
BURTON GALLEA, son of JAMES and POLLY (---) GALLEA. He died 4/10/1922
9 i ADELAIDE LUCINDA GALLEA b 1860 Greenville Wisconsin m THEODORE LATHROP brother of Willard, below
10 ii ELLA GALLEA b 1856 Greenville Wisc m WILLARD LATHROP, brother of Theodore, above
11 iii GILFORD EGEBERT GALLEA b 7/16/1862 Steele County MN
12 iv BENJAMIN FRANKLIN GALLEA b 7/11/1866 Greenville Wisc
13 v CORA BELLE GALLEA b 5/8/1869 Greenville Wisc
5. EDGAR JOHN DENEY b 25 Nov 1841 Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co NY d. 21 Feb 1913 Morristown, RiceCo, Minnesota
JENNIE "HATTIE" RAY, daughter of ROBERT ALBERT and EMILY (SIMMONS) RAY
14 i LILLIAN MAE DENEY b1881 d 1922 m FRED FLATZ
15 ii PATRICIA DENEY b 1882 d 1972 m ED GOAR
16 iii ROY SYLVESTOR DENEY b 1884 d 1955 m CATHERINE STECKER
17 iv ROBERT EDWARD DENEY b 1886 d 1967 m EMMA LEADER
18 v MARSHALL OGDEN DENEY b 1889 d 1945 m HELEN (---)
19 vi WALTER ELLIS DENEY b 1892 m ELIZABETH NEIPERT
20 vii GLADY HOPE OLIVE DENEY b 1895 m RUDOLPH HOFFMEISTER
21 viii LEELAND ALFRED DENEY b 1899 d 1967 m DOROTHY DOWNHOUR
22 ix DANIEL RAY DENEY b 1901 m MARY ANN CORBESIA
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