NATHAN DENNEY, Postmaster and jeweler, Remus, was born in Jay Co., Ind., Nov. 25, 1849. His parents, James M. and Lois E. (Scranton) Denney, were natives of New England, the father of German and Irish lineage, the mother of Welsh and Scotch. They settled soon after their marriage, in the State of Indiana, and in 1864 removed to this county. On reaching the period of his majority Mr. Denney learned the carpenter's trade, which he pursued up to the date of his appointment to the office of Postmaster. With his official duties he combines the business of silversmith, the details of which he learned when 16 years old.
Mr. Denney was married in Millbrook, Jan. 16, 1872, to Ella, daughter of David H. and Sarah (Albert) Humphrey, born in Knox Co., Ohio, Oct. 26, 1844. Her parents were natives respectively of Virginia and Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Denney have had three children, one daughter and two sons, all of whom died in infancy. Mr. Denney is a member of the Order of Good Templars, and himself and wife are members of the Church of Christ, i which he occupies the position of Elder.