James was the first direct Denney ancestor who put the second "e" into the last name.
LINK: 4 Things You May Not Have Known About Pilot Mountain
Via: Appalachian Magazine According to North Carolina Parks, “The mountain was mapped in 1751 by Joshua Fry and Peter Jefferson, father of President Thomas Jefferson.” Their mapping paved the way for private land ownership of the area and in just six years’ time, the large peak was purchased by a private individual and remained in …
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Cultured Wednesday: Pretty Pilot Mountain
Pilot Mountain in Surry County, NC, has special significance in our family history.