Noted events in her life were:
• Census, 1880, Kansas, Smith County, Lincoln Township, Roll 397 Book 1, Page 451a. Age 24 yrs., married during census year, keeping house.
Dena married Bernardus (Burnet) DeBey, son of Geert DeBey and Marchien Van Wijk, in 1880. (Bernardus (Burnet) DeBey was born on 28 Dec 1857 in Holland.)