An American Family History


Abraham Denton


Abraham Denton was born about 1675 in Hempstead, New York. He was the son of Samuel Denton.

He married Martha Thorne in 1699 in Orange, New York.

Martha Denton (1701, married Hezekiah Gale)
Abraham Denton (1700).

On March 3, 1700, he bought land from Richard Valentine.

In 1715, Abraham was a private in Captain Cornelius Haring's company from Orange County, New York.

On January 10, 1729-30 in Orange County, New York. "Abraham Denton, Senr., of the Precinct of Haverstraw to son Abraham Denton, land. Delivered in the presence of Jonas Denton and John Denton."

He died in 1729 in Orange, New York.

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