- The James M. family moved before 1840 to Morgan Co., IL. Returned to Overton before 1845 as both are listed in the Bethel Church Membership list. Listed in the Overton Co., TN 1850 census. Moved back to Morgan Co., IL ca. 1854. Two sons stayed in Morgan Co., IL and two moved on to Kansas. James M and wife Sarah moved back to Morgan Co., IL before 1860.
No direct documetion on the connection between Levi Dennis b. 1778 MD and his sons: James M; John ; Gabriel Dennis; and William Gene Dennis. The unknown the grandsons of John Tennison are by default are assigned to Levi. This generation was born and raised in Overton County, TN with the other Dennis family members. WE have receive DNA confirmation that son Levi H. Dennis b. ca. 1815 is part of our Dennis Family.