Daniel Denison (1612 - 1682) MP

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Birthplace: Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
Death: Died in Roxbury,Suffolk,Massachusetts
Occupation: Graduate of Cambridge, Came to America.
Managed by: Glen Lofton Bedgood
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About Daniel Denison

Daniel Denison came w/father to New Eng in 1631. Following is from New Eng Historical & Genealogical Register Apr 1892 written by himself: "I was the eldest of the 3 brothers that was brought to New Eng, & the next year after our arrival (viz.) in the year 1632, on the 18th day of October, on which day 20 years before I was bapt. at Stratford, & 7 years before I was admitted into the University of Cambridge, I married Patience, the 2nd daughter of Thomas Dudley, who was a principal undertaker of the Plantation of MA, & one of those 1st comers in the year 1630 that brought over the patent & settled the government. He came over Deputy Governor, & was afterwards at divers times Governor. Thomas Dudley then lived at Cambridge, but afterwards removed to Ipswich, where he stayed 1 year, settling himself at Roxbury, where he died Jul 30 1653, & his wife died abt 10 yrs before, the latter end of Dec 1643. For myself, after I was married to Patience Dudley, I lived abt 2 years at Cambridge, & in the year 1635 I removed to Ipswich, where we lived together without children til Jan 16 1640, when my son John was born, & 2 years & 1/4 after, Elizabeth was born, Apr 10 1642; abt 9 years after another daughter, Mary, was born, & 3 years after Deborah, our last, was born."

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Find A Grave Memorial# 23647586; http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=23647586

Birth:  Oct., 1612, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England; Death:  Sep. 20, 1682, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA

Colonial Military Commander and Politician: Daniel Denison was born in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, as immigrated with his mother, father and two brothers on the ship "Lyon" in 1631. He became a military leader while residing in Ipswich, Massachusetts, and was a commissioner to treat with the French commander D'Aulny at Penobscot in 1646 and 1653. He later became Major General of the colonial forces for ten years. He represented Ipswich for several years in the general counrt, was Speaker of the House for the colony of Massachusetts in 1649, 1651 and 1652, Secretery of the colony in 1653, justice of the quarterly court in 1658, commissioner of the united colonies in 1655-1662, and assistant in 1653 - 1682. He was appointed Commander-in-Chief of Massachusetts's troops in 1675, but was prevented from taking the field in the Indian War of that year due to illness. He is the son of William Denison and Margaret Chandler. Husband of Patience Dudley. Father of John Denison and Elizabeth Denison. Daniel is the father-in-law of John Rogers, a former president of Harvard, and is also the son-in-law of former colonial Governor Thomas Dudley.    Family links:   Parents:   William Denison (1571 - 1652) &   Margaret Chandler Denison (1577 - 1645)    Spouse: Patience Dudley Denison (1616 - 1690)*    Children:   Elizabeth Denison Rogers (1642 - 1723)*   Burial: Highland Cemetery, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA

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immigrated 1631, on the Lyon

King Philip’s War, Major

Daniel Denison (son of William), born in 1612, was married to Patience Dudley, daughter of Gov. Thomas Dudley, and lived at Ipswich, Mass., and had two children : John, who married a daughter of Deputy Governor John Symonds; and Elizabeth, who married John Rogers, president of Harvard College.

He was very prominent in Massachusetts, having been Major General of Militia, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and for 29 years one of the "Assistants." He died in 1682. It is supposed, but not absolutely certain, that his last male descendant bearing the family name, was an accomplished young clergyman, who died at Ipswich, unmarried, Aug.25, 1747.

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Note:

   aka Dennison
   Civil War Col. Robert Gould Shaw is a descendant.
   MAJ. GEN. OF THE MILITIA
   Sources:
   1) Rev. Dr. John Rogers, bio
   http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~nyterry/rogers/john2/joh n4.html
   2) June Ferguson Database, 21 Oct 2003
   http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET &db=ferguson&id=I36797
   3) The Bailey Family from The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury,part I, with Some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton, and of York County, Maine by David W. Hoyt. Providence,R.I., 1897. Reprinted from volumes in the collection of the New York Historical Society.
   4) Scott Williams Database, 3 Nov 2003
   http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET &db=swilliams10&id=I16368
   5) A Genalogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the basis of Farmer's Register , by James Savage, Text: vol 2, p 37
   6) D. B. (David) Robinson Database, 30 Apr 2004
   http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED&db=harusp ex&id=I25563&style=TABLE

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Colonial Military Commander and Politician: Daniel Denison was born in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, as immigrated with his mother, father and two brothers on the ship "Lyon" in 1631. He became a military leader while residing in Ipswich, Massachusetts, and was a commissioner to treat with the French commander D'Aulny at Penobscot in 1646 and 1653.

He later became Major General of the colonial forces for ten years. He represented Ipswich for several years in the general counrt, was Speaker of the House for the colony of Massachusetts in 1649, 1651 and 1652, Secretery of the colony in 1653, justice of the quarterly court in 1658, commissioner of the united colonies in 1655-1662, and assistant in 1653 - 1682. He was appointed Commander-in-Chief of Massachusetts's troops in 1675, but was prevented from taking the field in the Indian War of that year due to illness. He is the son of William Denison and Margaret Chandler. Husband of Patience Dudley. Father of John Denison and Elizabeth Denison. Daniel is the father-in-law of John Rogers, a former president of Harvard, and is also the son-in-law of former colonial Governor Thomas Dudley.



      
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1612
October 18, 1612
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
October 18, 1612
Bishops Stortford,Hertfordshire,England
October 18, 1612
Of Bishop's,Stratford,Hertfordshire,England
October 18, 1612
Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
October 18, 1612
of Bishop's, Stratford, Hertfordshire, England
October 18, 1612
Of Bishop'S, Stratford, Hertfordshire, England
October 18, 1612
Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
October 18, 1612
Of, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
1632
October 18, 1632
Age 20
Cambridge, Middlesex, MA
1633
1633
Age 20
England