Hillbillies & Vikings

This site is focused broadly on all descendants of John Denboe, an indentured servant who came to the Crown Colony of Maryland in about the year 1664. Also, it maintains a special emphasis on the descendants of John Denbow (1797-1862) and his brother Bazeleel (1795-1857), early pioneers in the hills of Southeastern Ohio, as well as the descendants of Jón Jónsson (1841-1934) of Dalasýsla, Iceland, who was an Icelandic immigrant to Canada and now has progeny throughout North America.

John Denboe

John Denboe

Male 1637 - 1704  (67 years)


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  • Name John Denboe 
    Born 1637  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    AncestorInterest
    Anecdote
    • This is probably the same John Denboe who came to Maryland as an indentured servant in 1664.
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    Record ID Number 1230 
    Died 27 Nov 1704  Cecil, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I1230  Hillbillies & Vikings
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2022 

    Family Jane Woodfield,   b. 1655, St. Stephens Parish, Cecil, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1682  St. Stephens Parish, Cecil, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • According to Sandy Denbow Jameyson: St. Stephen's Church was located in the Sassafras District. This was near the area of the Sassafras River, in Cecil County, Maryland. It is within this area that John and wife Jane owned or rented property. Their son Thomas settled up their estate after John's death. Other Children were John and Jane. Jane married in the Bell Family.
    Age at Marriage He was 45 years - She was 27 years  
    Children 
     1. Jane Denbow,   b. 1683,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Rachael Denbow,   b. 1683, Cecil, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Thomas Denbow,   b. Abt 1684, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John Denbow,   b. 1692,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F1010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    John Denboe, Indenture Document (another scan)
    John Denboe, Indenture Document (another scan)
    Another scan of the indenture document believed to the authoritative one, based on analysis and research by James Denbow, of the University of Texas.
    John Denboe, Indenture Document
    John Denboe, Indenture Document
    This is the indenture document believed to be the most authoritative, based on research and analysis by James Denbow, professor of anthropology and archeology at the University of Texas.
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    This is the indenture document first discovered by Mrs. Mary Denbow Petro; subsequent research by James Denbow uncovered a more relevant document showing that his indenture was really to a Thomas Thurston.

  • Reference  Your Name Here. "John Denboe". Hillbillies & Vikings. https://jonandjohn.org/getperson.php?personID=I1230&tree=tree1 (accessed September 29, 2022).

  • Sources 
    1. [S117] Carl J. Denbow (Informant). Sophisticated Wild Ass Guess; Recipient: Carl J. Denbow; Location: P.O. Box 5714, Athens, Ohio 45701-5714.

    2. [S105] Robert Barnes. The Denbow Family (of Maryland), by Robert Barnes; Recipient: Carl J. Denbow & James Denbow; Date: 9 Aug 1992; Author Address: 9219 Snyder Lane, Perry Hall, MD 21128-9413; Recipient Address: P.O. Box 5714, Athens, OH 45701-5714.


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