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John Borodell Denison, of Mystic

Nicknames: "John Dennison", "John Denyson"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts
Death: Died in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut
Place of Burial: Denison Burying Ground, Mystic, New London, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain George Denison, of Stonington and Lady Anne Borodell
Husband of Phebe Denison
Father of John Denison, III; George Denison, Esq.; Capt. Robert Denison; Capt. William Denison; Dea. Daniel Denison and 4 others
Brother of Hope Huckins; Ann Stanton; Captain George Denison; William Denison, Sr.; Margaret Brown and 4 others
Half brother of Sarah Stanton and Hannah Denison

Occupation: Captain in the British Navy, farmer
Managed by: David Hoadley
Last Updated:

About John Borodell Denison, of Mystic

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nanc/denison/aqwg02.htm#389

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.

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http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nanc/denison/aqwg02.htm#389

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.

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John Denison (son of George and grandson of William Denison), born July 14, 1646, was married Nov. 26, 1667, to Phebe Lay, daughter of Robert and Sarah Lay, of Saybrook, Conn. The marriage contract or deed of settlement, arranged between their parents, is recorded in Saybrook. By this deed of settlement, executed before the marriage, the respective parents conveyed to John Denison and Phebe Lay the farm granted to Captain George Denison near the mouth of Mystic river in Stonington, and the house and land in Saybrook, which Mr. Lay had formerly bought of John Post. This deed was witnessed by Rev. Simon Bradstreet, and "Ann Denison, Jr." They settled in Stonington, on "the farm near the mouth of Mystic River." He was known as "Captain John Denison," held a prominent position in Stonington, and in many ways was a man of mark. He died in 1698, aged 52 years. His wife died in 1699, aged 49.  
1646, July 14: John, son of John and Ann (Borodell) Denison, was born at Roxbury Village (Norfolk) Massachusetts Bay Colony.
   "The Ancestors of Courtland Palmer Dixon" compiled by Evalena Dixon Stevens and Louise Dixon DuBois; p. 6; The Dixon Society; 1927 (HeritageQuest)
   * The marriage contract or deed of settlement between his parents and Phoebe Lay's parents is recorded at Saybrook. By it, they were granted the farm granted to Captain George Denison near the mouth of the Mystic River in Stonington and the house and land in Saybrook which Mr. Lay had formerly bought of John Post, The deed was witnessed by the Reverend Simon Bradstreet and Ann Denison Junior."
   "The Ancestors of Cortland Palmer Dixon" compiled by Evalena Dixon Stevens and Louise Dixon DuBois; p. 6; The Dixon Society; 1927 (HeritageQuest)
   1689ca: John Denison died at Stonington Village (New London) Connecticut Colony.
   "New England Marriages Prior to 1700" compiled by Clarence Almon Torrey; p. 214; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1985 (974.0 NEa/Marriage SCGS)
   Additional Resources:
   1) "Denison Genealogies, 1584-1884" by George Burlingame Denison; Muscatine, Iowa; 1884
   2) "Denison Genealogy: Ancestors and Descendants of Captain George Denison" by E. Glenn Denison, Josephine Middleton Peck and Donald L. Jacobus; Pequot Press for the Denison Society; Stonington, Connecticut; 1963 (929.2 D415D ACPL)

Father: George (1) Denison , Captain, Immigrant Ancestor b: 10 DEC 1620 in Village of Bishop's Stortford, Bishop's Stortford Parish (Hertfordshire) England

Mother: Ann (b) Borodell b: 17 MAR 1614/15 in Village of Cork (Cork) Northern Ireland, The British Isles

Marriage 1 Phebe Lay b: 5 JAN 1650/51 in Saybrook Settlement, Connecticut Colony

   * Married: 26 NOV 1667 in Saybrook Settlement, Connecticut Colony
         1667, November 26: John Denison married Phebe Lay at Saybrook Village (New London) Connecticut Colony. Children, born at Stonington, Connecticut: 1) John; born January 1, 1669; died 1690ca at Saybrook; 2) George; born March 28, 1671; died January 2, 1720 at New London, Connecticut; 3) Robert; born September 1673; died 1737ca at Montville, Connecticut; 4) William (see below); 5) Daniel (see below); 6) Samuel; born February 23, 1683; died May 12, 1683; 7) Anna; born October 3, 1684; married (1st) Samuel Miner; married (2nd) Ed. Denison and 8) Phebe; born April 6, 1690; died December 30, 1775 and 9) Sarah; born July 28, 1693; married Isaac Williams.
         "Denison Genealogy" by E. Glenn Denison, Josephine Middleton Peck and Donald L. Jacobus; Pequot Press for the Denison Society; Stonington, Connecticut; 1963 (929.2 D415D ACPL)
         1668, March 27: "Mr. John Denison son of Captain George Denison of Stonington and his wife Ann Denison to Miss Phebe Lay, daughter of Mr. Robert Lay and Mrs. Sarah Lay his wife . . . " [Harry Walden, Georgetown, Texas]
         "Vital Records of Saybrook Colony 1635-1860: Extracts from the Land Records" 1:143
         Additional Resources:
         1) "New England Marriages Prior to 1700" compiled by Clarence Almon Torrey; p. 214; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1985 (974.0 NEa/Marriage SCGS)
         2) "American Marriage Records Before 1699" compiled by William Montgomery Clemens; pp. 74, 140; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1975 (974.0 NEa/Vitals SCGS)
         3) "The Ancestors of Cortland Palmer Dixon" compiled by Evalena Dixon Stevens and Louise Dixon DuBois; The Dixon Society; 1927 (HeritageQuest)

Children

  1. Has Children George Denison b: 28 MAR 1671 in Stonington Village (New London) Connecticut Colony
  2. Has Children Robert Denison , Captain b: 17 SEP 1673 in Stonington Village (New London) Connecticut Colony
  3. Has Children William (a) Denison , Captain b: 7 APR 1677 in Stonington Village (New London) Connecticut Colony
  4. Has Children Daniel Denison b: 28 MAR 1680 in Stonington Village (New London) Connecticut Colony
  5. Has Children Comfort Denison b: 29 NOV 1683 in Preston Village (New London) Connecticut Colony

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Note: 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.

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From findagrave.com:

Birth: Jun 14 1646, Roxbury, Suffolk Co, MA, USA

Death: Apr 26 1698, Stonington, New London Co, CT, USA

Died aged 52

Spouse: Phebe Lay (1651-1699)

Burial: Denison Burying Grnd, Mystic, New London Co,

CT, USA

And...

Birth: Jun 14 1646, Roxbury, Suffolk Co, MA, USA

Death: 1698, Stonington, New London Co, CT, USA

John Borodell Denison was son of George Denison II & Ann Borodell. He m Phebe Lay Nov 26 1667.

Parents: Ann Borodell Denison (1615-1712)

Burial: Denison Burying Grnd, Mystic, New London Co, CT, USA

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Capt. John Borodell Denison's Timeline

1646
July 14, 1646
Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts
July 24, 1646
Roxbury,Suffolk County,MA
July 24, 1646
Roxbury,Suffolk,Massachusetts
July 24, 1646
Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
July 24, 1646
Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts
July 24, 1646
1667
November 26, 1667
Age 21
Saybrook,Middlesex,Connecticut
1669
January 1, 1669
Age 22
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1671
March 28, 1671
Age 24
New London, New London, Connecticut
1673
October 17, 1673
Age 27
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony