Admitted to NSDAR April 16, 1980
John B. Denton Chapter National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) was named to honor the
memory of John B Denton, preacher, lawyer, soldier. Born in Tennessee July 26,
1806, he later became a Methodist circuit rider and came to Texas in January,
1836. He was killed in Village Creek Indian Fight, May 24, 1841. John B.
Denton is buried on the Courthouse Square in Denton, Texas.
County of Denton, City of Denton, and John B. Denton Normal College were named
Although the Chapter was organized in Sanger, TX, current
members are from Denton, Montague, and Wise Counties. Monthly meetings are
held in Decatur.