Mary O'Dell was born in 1702 in Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Virginia. She was the daughter of Samuel O'Dell and Patience (?). Mary married Capt. Abraham Denton, Jr., son of Dr. Abraham Denton, Sr. and Martha Thorne, 1725 in Orange Co., New York, British Colony. Mary died in 1779 in Shenandoah County, Virginia, at age 77.
Will book A, page 200, Woodstock Shenandoah County pgs. 228-229. Administration and inventory of estate and apportionment. Heirs: Elizabeth Smith, Hannah Smith and Daridea Clock (Clark). These were probably Mary's sisters who took care of her in her old age as her children had already moved on by the time her husband died.
Children of Mary O'Dell and Capt. Abraham Denton , Jr.:
Joseph Denton+ (14 Feb 1729 - 1800)
Isaac Denton (1733 - 1795)
Samuel Denton+ (1734 - 1811)
James Denton (1735 - 1834)
Martha Denton+ (1736 - 1794)
Phoebe Denton (1737)
Abraham Denton , III+ (1738 - 1827)