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Some Descendants of Captain George DENISON

Second Generation


2. Sarah DENISON (George ) was christened 20 Mar 1641/1642 in Roxbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She died 19 Dec 1701 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Wequetequock Burying Ground, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

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  Source: Montville.
  Montville: Sarah Denison, born 20 March 1641. Married _________ Stanton.

Sarah married Thomas STANTON Jr., son of Thomas STANTON and Ann LORD, on 1658 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Thomas was born 1638 in Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He died 11 Apr 1718 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Wequetequock Burying Ground, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

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They had the following children:

+ 11 F i Mary STANTON was born about 1660 and died after 1743.
  12 M ii
Thomas STANTON III was born about 1665 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut and was christened 14 Dec 1674 in 1st Church of Stonington, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 28 May 1683.
+ 13 F iii Sarah STANTON was christened 14 Dec 1674.
  14 F iv
Ann STANTON was christened 30 Jun 1675.
       
Ann married Thomas STANTON, son of Capt. John STANTON and Hannah THOMPSON, about 1693 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Thomas was born Apr 1670.

THOMAS STANTON DESCRNDANTS, AN INCOMPLETE RECORD OF HIS DESCENDANTS, By John D. Baldwin of Worcester, Mass, Printed by Tyler & Seagrave, No. 442, Main St. 1882. page 17.
+ 15 M v William STANTON was christened 6 May 1677.
+ 16 F vi Dorothy STANTON was christened 24 Apr 1681.
  17 M vii
Samuel STANTON was christened 21 May 1682 in 1st Church of Stonington, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 19 Jan 1770.
       
Samuel married (1) Mabel TREAT before 1728.
       
Samuel also married (2) Rebecca WORDEN, daughter of Isaac WORDEN and Rebecca, on 23 Jan 1729 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Rebecca was born about 1708 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 19 Jan 1770.
+ 18 M viii John STANTON was born about 1682.

3. Hannah DENISON (George ) was born 20 May 1643 in Roxbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts and was christened 21 May 1643 in Roxbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts.

THOMAS STANTON DESCRNDANTS, AN INCOMPLETE RECORD OF HIS DESCENDANTS, By John D. Baldwin of Worcester, Mass, Printed by Tyler & Seagrave, No. 442, Main St. 1882. page 25.

  Source: Montville.
  Montville: Hannah Denison, born 20 May 1643. Married _________ Saxton.

Hannah married (1) Nathaniel CHESEBROUGH, son of William CHESEBROUGH and Anna STEVENSEN, on 1659. Nathaniel was christened 25 Jan 1630 in Boston, Lincolnshire, England. He died 22 Nov 1675 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

THOMAS STANTON DESCRNDANTS, AN INCOMPLETE RECORD OF HIS DESCENDANTS, By John D. Baldwin of Worcester, Mass, Printed by Tyler & Seagrave, No. 442, Main St. 1882. page 25.

They had the following children:

+ 19 F i Anna CHESEBROUGH was born 12 Oct 1660 and died 24 Feb 1750.
+ 20 F ii Sarah CHESEBROUGH was born 30 Jan 1662 and died 9 Sep 1729.
+ 21 M iii Nathaniel CHESEBROUGH Jr. was born 10 Apr 1666 and died 8 Apr 1732.
+ 22 F iv Bridget CHESEBROUGH was born 25 Mar 1669 and died 28 Nov 1720.
+ 23 F v Hannah CHESEBROUGH was born 1671.
+ 24 M vi Samuel CHESEBROUGH was born Feb 1674 and died 19 Jan 1735/1736.
+ 25 F vii Margaret CHESEBROUGH was christened 15 Apr 1677.
  26 F viii
Mary CHESEBROUGH was christened 30 Jun 1678 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 21 Dec 1678 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

Hannah also married (2) Capt. Joseph SAXTON before 1681 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Joseph was born 9 May 1656 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. He died 18 Jul 1715 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

They had the following children:

  27 F ix
Mary SAXTON was christened 4 Sep 1681 in 1st Church of Stonington, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 17 Oct 1750.
  28 F x
Jerusha SAXTON was christened 2 Dec 1684 in 1st Church of Stonington, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
  29 F xi
Mercy SAXTON was christened 30 May 1686 in 1st Church of Stonington, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

4. John Borodell DENISON [scrapbook] (George ) was born 14 Jun 1646 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. He died 1697 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

DENISON GENEALOGY, by Denison, Peck & Jacobus, page 2.
    He was Ens, New London Co. Troop, Aug 1673. Departed for Stonington Oct 1694 and Oct 1695. Will Apr 26 1698 proved June 10 1698.

ANCESTORS OF ALDEN SMITH SWAN AND HIS WIFE MARY ALTHEA FARWELL, by Josephine C. Frost, The Hills Press, New York MCMXXII, page 83.
    John B. Denison, son of Capt. George and Ann (Borodell) Denison, was born July 14, 1646, and died in 1698. He served in King Philip's War of 1675/6 in the Narragansett and other campaigns. He married Nov. 26. 1667, Phebe, daughter of Robert Lay os Saybrook, CT, who died in 1699, age 49 years.

John married Phebe LAY [scrapbook], daughter of Robert LAY and Sarah FENNER, on 26 Nov 1667 in Saybrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut. Phebe was born 5 Jan 1651 in Saybrook, Middlesex Co., Connecticut. She died 1699 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

DENISON GENEALOGY, by Denison, Peck & Jacobus, page 2.

ANCESTORS OF ALDEN SMITH SWAN AND HIS WIFE MARY ALTHEA FARWELL, by Josephine C. Frost, The Hills Press, New York MCMXXII, page 83.
    He married Nov. 26. 1667, Phebe, daughter of Robert Lay of Saybrook, Ct., who died in 1699, age 49 years.
    Page 142.
    Phebe Lay, daughter of Robert and Sarah (Fenner) Lay, was born in Saybrook, CT, Jan 5, 1650, and died in Stonington, CT, in 1699 as the widow of John B. Denison, whom she married Nov. 26, 1667.

They had the following children:

+ 30 M i John DENISON Jr. was born 1 Jan 1669 and died 1700.
+ 31 M ii George DENISON was born 28 Mar 1671 and died 20 Jan 1719/1720.
+ 32 M iii Robert DENISON was born 17 Sep 1673 and died 1737.
+ 33 M iv William DENISON was born 7 Apr 1677 and died 13 Feb 1730/1731.
+ 34 M v Daniel DENISON was born 28 Mar 1680 and died 13 Oct 1747.
  35 M vi
Samuel DENISON was born 23 Feb 1683 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. He died 12 May 1683 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.
  36 F vii
Anna DENISON was born 3 Oct 1684 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts and was christened 13 Feb 1685.
       
Anna married (1) Samuel MINER, son of Ephraim MINER and Hannah AVERY, on 7 Apr 1702 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Samuel was born 28 Aug 1680 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut and was christened 13 Mar 1680 in 1st Church of Stonington, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 8 Dec 1717 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC. Page 80.
    Ensign in train band.
       
Anna also married (2) Edward DENISON, son of George DENISON and Mercy GORHAM. Edward was born 1678 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island and was christened 14 Nov 1683 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. He died 9 Dec 1726.
       
Anna also married (3) Jere RIPLEY Lt. on 16 Jul 1734.
+ 37 F viii Phebe DENISON was christened 6 Apr 1690 and died 30 Dec 1775.
+ 38 F ix Sarah DENISON was born 29 Jul 1692.

5. Ann DENISON (George ) was christened 20 May 1649 in Roxbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She died 17 Nov 1706 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried 18 Nov 1706 in Wequetequock Burying Ground, Stonington, New London Co., Conn..

DENISON GENEALOGY, by Denison, Peck & Jacobus, page 1, 2.

THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, Vol. XII, 1859, page 27.

WALTER PALMER OF CHARLESTOWN AND REHOBOTH, MA & STONINGTON CT, a 400-Year (1585-1985) Family History, Compiled, Edited, Typed and Partly Researched by Doris Palmer Buys. pages 106.
    Most published records give the year as 1694 as the year of the deathof Gershom's first wife, Ann, merely adding that he thereafter married the widow Mrs. Elizabeth (Peck) Mason. The Wheeler Chronology of families, page 461, in Stonington gives 30 Mar 1705 as the date of death of Elizabeth's husband, Jamor Samuel Mason and the year 1699 as the birthdate of her last child by him.
    Manasseh Minor's Diary records for 20 March 1704/5 'mr John masan departed." and also records for 17 November 1706 "Deaken pallmors wife dyed;" and on 18 November "She was buryed."
    page 109.
    The January 1859 publication for the New England Historical and Genealogical Society (the Register) had an article by J. D. Champlin, Jr., of Stonington entitled "Ancient Burial-Ground at Stonington" in which he set forth the inscriptions taken from some of the very early markers in the Wequetequock Burial Yard, pages 23 to 29. In addition to those of Thomas Miner and his wife, Grace Palmer Miner, those included some of particular interet to those descended from Deacon Gershom Palmer although his was not included:
    "A rough unhewn stone, about fourteen inches wide and six feet long, and nearly imbedded in the turf, is supposed to mark the resting palce of Ann, wife of Gershom Palmer, it is inscribed simply -- Ann Palmer

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Ann married Deacon Gershom PALMER, son of Walter PALMER and Rebecca SHORT, on 28 Nov 1667 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Gershom was born 16 Jun 1644 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He died 27 Sep 1718 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried 30 Sep 1718 in Wequetequock Burying Ground, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

HISTORY OF STONINGTON CT, by Wheeler, page 509.

WALTER PALMER OF CHARLESTOWN AND REHOBOTH, MA & STONINGTON CT, a 400-Year (1585-1985) Family History, Compiled, Edited, Typed and Partly Researched by Doris Palmer Buys, pages 103-4.
    Following the path of his parents, brothers and sisters, Gershom was devoutly religious and he and his wife, Ann, were admitted 19 Aug 1677 to the First Congregational Church at Stonington (known as "The Road Church") according to the church records.
     In 1675 Gershom Palmer, then aged theiry-one years, particiated in King Philip's War and served as a lieutenant of a Stonington company. The Pyron Plamer typescript manuscripts, page 997, "His name appears as a soldier in that war on the records of the town of Voluntown, which town was given by the General Court of Conn. to the soldiers of that war."
    The comprehensive account of that conflict was written by George Madison Bodge, A.B. in his book entitled "Soldiers in King Philip's War" reprinted in 1976 by Genealogical Publishing Co., of Baltimore, Maryland. In a chapter headed "The Narraganset Townships, Grantees and Claimants" page 406, is recorded on 10th December 1675 a proclamation was made to the soldiers, in the name of the Governor of the Mass. Colony that "if they took the fort and drove the enemy out of the Narraganset country, . . . they should have a gratuity of land, besides their wages."
    On 4 June 1685 (ten years later) a petition was presented to the General Court in session at Boston for the grant of land which had been promised byt many years passed before this was accomplished.
    On 5 June 1684 Gershom received from his brothers Nehemiah, Moses and Benjamin, 500 acres of land in Stonington as part of their father's estate. (Town Records, Vol. 1, page 129).
    
ELDRED AND ASSOCIATED FAMILIES, Researched by: Catherine Matson & Clarice McNiven, Compiled by: Carol & Susan Matson, pp. 102.
    Gershom Palmer on 5 Jun 1684 received from his brothers, Nehemiah, Moses and Benjamin 500 acres of land in Stonington, CT as a part of their partent's estate. Also on 3 May 1693 was laid out to Lt. Gershom 50 acres, then 100 acres, and then another 50 acres. On 23 Dec 1708, he have his sons George and Walter all his farm, they to allow him, for the rest of his natural life, one-third of the produce of the land, to dwell in the east end of the new dwelling house, and they were to fulfill the agreement he made his new wife, Elizabeth, before their marriage. This agreement was drawn up 1 Nov 1707, but on 16 Jun 1718 he made another deed, in which he states that he had, before marriage, agreed to give his wife 20 pounds before his own deceased and that he had ordered his sons to pay this, but since he had been boarding his wife's 2 daughters for some time he had caused different arrangements to be made. Ann (Borodell) Denison's mother, Mrs. Ann Denison, was of a fine old family and from her, young Ann inherited such stately and gracious manners that she was commonly called "Lady Ann."

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They had the following children:

+ 39 F i Mercy PALMER was born 8 Sep 1670 and died 28 Jan 1752.
  40 M ii
Greshom PALMER was christened 9 Sep 1677 in Road Church, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Greshom married Hannah SPENCER on 28 Jun 1715.
+ 41 M iii Ichabod PALMER was christened 9 Sep 1677 and died 10 Jun 1752.
+ 42 M iv William PALMER was christened 23 Apr 1678 and died 1701.
+ 43 M v George PALMER was christened 29 May 1681 and died 8 May 1728.
+ 44 F vi Ann PALMER was christened 20 May 1683 and died after 12 May 1761.
+ 45 M vii Walter PALMER II was christened 7 Jun 1685 and died 11 Feb 1726.
  46 M viii
Elihu PALMER was christened 6 May 1688 in Road Church, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died in his youth.
+ 47 F ix Mary PALMER was christened 8 Jun 1690 and died 13 Jan 1777.
+ 48 F x Rebecca PALMER was christened 1 Jul 1694 and died 22 Mar 1726.

6. Borodell DENISON (George ) was born about 1651 in New London, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 11 Jan 1702 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

Borodell married Samuel STANTON, son of Thomas STANTON and Ann LORD, on 15 Jun 1680 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Samuel was born 1657 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 1702.

m. Borodell Denison June 16, 1680

They had the following children:

  49 M i
Samuel STANTON was born 16 Jun 1683 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 3 Jul 1736.
+ 50 M ii Daniel STANTON was born 4 Nov 1684 and died 31 Jan 1769.
  51 F iii
Anna STANTON was born 2 Feb 1688 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut and was christened 6 May 1688 in 1st Church of Stonington, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Anna married Thomas JACKSON. Thomas was born in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts.

7. George DENISON (George ) was born about 1653 in New London, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 27 Dec 1711 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

WESTERLY & ITS WITNESSES, by Rev. Frederick Denison, A.M., Providence, Published by J.A. & R.A. Reid, 1878. Page 282.

George married Mercy GORHAM, daughter of Capt. John GORHAM and Desire HOWLAND, before 1678. Mercy was born 20 Jan 1658 in Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts. She died 24 Sep 1725 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

WESTERLY & ITS WITNESSES, by Rev. Frederick Denison, A.M., Providence, Published by J.A. & R.A. Reid, 1878. Page 282.

They had the following children:

+ 52 M i Edward DENISON was born 1678 and died 9 Dec 1726.
+ 53 M ii Joseph DENISON was christened 14 Nov 1683 and died 18 Feb 1724.
+ 54 F iii Mercy DENISON was christened 1 Mar 1685.
+ 55 M iv Samuel DENISON was christened 26 Sep 1686 and died 2 Jun 1724.
  56 F v
Desire DENISON was christened 15 Jul 1688 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died in her youth.
+ 57 F vi Elizabeth DENISON was born 11 Sep 1689 and died 22 Nov 1749.
+ 58 F vii Desire DENISON was christened 16 Apr 1693 and died 13 Aug 1737.
+ 59 F viii Thankful DENISON was christened 1 Apr 1695.
+ 60 M ix George DENISON III was christened 7 May 1699 and died 16 Jan 1736/1737.

8. Lt. William DENISON (George ) was born about 1655 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 26 Mar 1715 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

Denison Genealogy, by Denison, Peck & Jacobus, page 1 & 3.
    Lived in Denison Homestead. His will inh B & G Gen. He Ens Train Band, Stonington, Oct 1698. Lt. May 1705.

William married Sarah STANTON, daughter of Thomas STANTON and Ann LORD, on May 1686 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Sarah was born 1655/1656 in Pequot, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 7 Aug 1713 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

HISTORY OF STONINGTON CT, by Wheeler, page 543.

They had the following children:

+ 61 M i William DENISON was born 24 Mar 1687/1688 and died 24 Feb 1724/1725.
+ 62 F ii Sarah DENISON was born 14 Apr 1689 and died Aug 1774.
+ 63 M iii George DENISON was born Feb 1691/1692 and died 19 Oct 1777.

9. Margaret DENISON (George ) was born about 1657 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 5 May 1741 in Barrington, Massachusetts.

Denison Genealogy, by Denison, Peck & Jacobus, page 3.
    Died in Barrington then MA now RI

Margaret married Jes BROWN Jr., son of Jes BROWN and Elizabeth HOWLAND, on 5 Jun 1676. Jes was born 21 May 1655 in Rehoboth, Massachusetts. He died 15 May 1718 in Barrington, Massachusetts.

They had the following children:

  64 F i
Lydia BROWN was born 23 Jan 1678. She died 1 Feb 1678.
  65 F ii
Mary BROWN was born 11 Sep 1680.
  66 F iii
Margaret BROWN was born 28 Jun 1682. She died in her youth.
  67 F iv
Anne BROWN was born 28 Jul 1684.
  68 M v
James BROWN was born 7 Sep 1685. He died 21 Feb 1724.
  69 F vi
Margaret BROWN was born 5 Jul 1587.
  70 M vii
Peleg BROWN was born 28 Feb 1688/1689. He died in his youth.
  71 M viii
William BROWN was born 2 Jun 1690. He died 26 Feb 1731.
  72 M ix
Benjamin BROWN was born 7 May 1694. He died 12 Aug 1762.
  73 F x
Dorothy BROWN was born 7 May 1694.
  74 F xi
Mercy BROWN was born 25 Nov 1699.
  75 M xii
Isaac BROWN was born 2 Dec 1702. He died 1735.

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