Hillbillies & Vikings

North American Denbows, Ohio Denbow Clan, and progeny of Jón Jónsson (1841-1934)

Focus of the site

This site is focused broadly on all descendants of John Denboe, an indentured servant who came to the Crown Colony of Maryland in about the year 1664. Also, it maintains a special emphasis on the descendants of John Denbow (1797-1862) and his brother Bazeleel (1795-1857), early pioneers in the hills of Southeastern Ohio, as well as the descendants of Jón Jónsson (1841-1934) of Dalasýsla, Iceland, who was an Icelandic immigrant to Canada and now has progeny throughout North America.
John served in Co. K of the 78th Ohio Volunteer Infantry with five of his sons. He died in a military hospital in Paducah, Ky.
Mathias Blum, g2grandfather of wife of Carl Jón Denbow, owner of this site. Mathias served in Co. F of the 185th Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War.
Ben and Elizabeth Scott. Elizabeth (b. 1827) was a Denbow by birth, and a daughter of War of 1812 veteran Bazeleel Denbow (1795-1857).