Note that William Denton's will refers to both Elizabeth Denton AND Elizabeth Ross!!

July 19, 1836

"Mary Denton" Widow of William Denton

"James Denton and Doanna Denton" Son of William Denton and Mary Hunt

"John Denton and Iva" John T. Denton and Sarah Iva (Pickerell) Denton, son of William Denton and Mary Hunt

"Jonathan Denton" Son of William Denton and Mary Hunt!?

"Reuben Hunt and Sally" Probably Sarah (Denton) Hunt, daughter of William Denton and Mary Hunt, no signature!

"Elizabeth Denton" daughter of William Denton and Mary Hunt. Note that no married name is used!!

"Hiram Denton and Rebecca" Son of William Denton and Mary Hunt

"William Denton and Catherine" Son of William Denton and Mary Hunt

"Abraham Denton and Elizabeth" Son of William Denton and Mary Hunt

"Frances G. Denton" Son of William Denton and Mary Hunt

"George W. Denton" Son of William Denton and Mary Hunt

Note: "L.S." is an abbreviation for locus sigilli, Latin for "the place of the seal," signifying the
place within a written contract where a seal is affixed in order to bind the agreement.

"In the town of Wyoming... known in the general plan as lots 30, 31 1nd 32 adjoining each other and containing one quarter of an acre each."

Submitted by: John W. Grace

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