Born: Circa October 13, 1842, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Baptized: December 6, 1843.
Died: May 1, 1927, Los Angeles, California.
Buried: San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel, California.
Clara was the daughter of David Melick Fort and Glorvinia Maloney, and wife of Lemi Bradley Denton (married 1865, Detroit, Michigan).
In addition to writing children’s books, she served as first president of the Grand Rapids [Michigan] Women’s Club, and the first postmaster of Prudenville, Michigan.
Left HandedSleeve (Franklin, Ohio: Eldridge Entertainment House, 191-?)
If you know where to get a good photo of Denton (head-and-shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels), would you ?