Story of Robert Denny contributed
BIOGRAPHY: Occupation: Lt. Virginia Militia Residence: age 11 moved to Frederick Co., VA Lt. Virginia Mi timberland shoes timberland shoes timberland shoes g>trong>litia Military Service: 1812 War of 1812 BIOGRAPHY: The following from “Denny Genealogy, Second Generation”:Robert was 11 years old when his father moved to Frederick County in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. His name appears frequently on County records. Shortly after his marriage he enlisted in the Revolutionary Army in 1779 and served as a Private, Quarter master, Ensign, pay master and was c timberland shoes ommissioned Lieut. With the bequest came the care of his mother. Robert set about “moving west” in 1787, possiblyin the Conestoga Wagon listed in his father inventory as “a wagon of cloth”. He was accompanied by his wife and three sons. Before leaving he sold 215 acres of his land near Round Hill on Hogue Run. He went to the part of Lincoln County, Ky. which later became Mercer County and purchased about 330 acres on Shawnee Run. They journeyed by easy states, stopping at the customary taverns overnight. He carried the gold from the sale of his Kentucky farm in his saddle bags, putting them every night for safe keeping, in the room where he slept. One morning, when he went to hoist the bags upon the horse, he found them filled with stones, instead of gold. BIOGRAPHY: Robert spent his last years at the home of his oldest son, David in Washington County, Indiana, where he died intestate and was buried at Sharon Baptist Church, two and a half miles east of Salem.