John B. Denton

John B. Denton (HMJ85)

Location: Denton, TX 76201 Denton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 12.887', W 97° 7.969'

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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.
HM NumberHMJ85
Marker Number2767
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 6:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 674013 N 3676651
Decimal Degrees33.21478333, -97.13281667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 12.887', W 97° 7.969'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 12' 53.22" N, 97° 7' 58.14" W
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Area Code(s)940, 214, 972, 817
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 W Hickory St, Denton TX 76201, US
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