The Leader, Greenville, Friday July 24, 1896

Died at the Old Farm
Mr William Calvin Denton arrived Friday evening from Exeter to visit his sister here and brother James west of town. He remained at his sisters until Wednesday morning when he was takem to his old home, he having expressed a desire to go there. The trip proving almost fatal as it was feared he would die on the road. he survived the trip but never rallied from it, only momentarily. His death occured yesterday morning from Consumption. His wife was with him in his hour of dissolution, having come Wednesday.

(Note) calvin, son of James and Georgia Ann Denton was a painter at Exeter. The persons mother that wrote this remembered this very well. His widow and his two children Halpin (Dinger) and Fern would come to "Uncle Jim's every summer to visit. Dinger passed away last Saturday.

Transcribed By: Bette Jo Lawson


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