1842–1927

Introduction

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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.

Biography

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.

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Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Den­ton (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?