Mary Denton1

#8779, (circa 1752 - )
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Robert Denton1 (1714 - 1778)
Mother*Jane Moon1 (s 1720 - c 1787)
Not named in the will of either parent.2 
Her married name was McBride. 
Birth*circa 1752She was born circa 1752.3 
Marriage*She married Francis McBride.1 
She and Francis McBride removed to Lincoln Co., KentuckyG.4 


  1. [S2077] Walter C Krumm, "Descendants of the Rev. Richard Denton", The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vols. 120-122 (1989-1991): Vol. 122, pp. 219. Names Mary as the youngest child and fourth dau. of Robert Denton and Jane Moon and that Mary marr. Francis McBride and they moved to Lincoln Co. KY. [The article also says that the will of Mary's father, Robert, names four sons-in-law but the copy cited here has only three]
  2. [S2076] West Virginia, Hardy Co. Wills 1786-1970, online, Vol. 1, pp. 6-7, "Will of Jane Denton", q.v.; and West Virginia Hampshire Co. Wills, Vol. 1, "Will of Robert Denton", q.v. Jane gives the married names of "my three Daughters" (Sarah, Margaret and Elizabeth, in that order), while Robert's will gives the names of the three sons-in-law. Robert's will also names the birth order of three sons, Jacob, John and Thomas; Jane's will also names three sons - Jacob, John and Thomas, in that order. The order of daugter/son is not known from these documents.
  3. [S520] VWH.
  4. [S2077] Walter C Krumm, "Descendants of the Rev. Richard Denton", p. 219, no date given.