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John B. Denton

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Denton, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 33° 12' 57.189384", -97° 8' 2.538204"
    Texas State
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    Born in Tennessee July 26, 1806, came to Texas in January, 1836. As a Methodist circuit rider killed in the Village Creek Indian fight May 24, 1841 in what is now Tarrant County. Named for Gen. Edward H. Tarrant who commanded the volunteers. Denton city and county were named for the pioneer lawyer, preacher, soldier of that name.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

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