The third son of Edmund Denton and Elizabeth Rogers was John Denton who matriculated from Merton College Oxford in 1698 at sixteen. He too had no issue but as we saw above he adopted his sister’s son George Chamberlayne Denton.
|Note on shorthand acronyms being used in the DFB:|
– GGF1 / GGM1 – means first great-grandfather /mother;
– GU11 / GA11 – means eleventh great-uncle / great-aunt;
– 1C3 – means first cousin three times removed