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Elizabeth Barber (Denison)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: New London, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Daniel Denison and Rachel Avery
Wife of John Barber
Mother of David White Barber; Elizabeth Gallup; Sarah "Sally" Avery (Barber); Thomas Barber, Capt.; Desire White Barber and 5 others
Sister of Mary Thompson; Daniel Denison, Jr.; Thomas Denison; Rachel Copp; Samuel Denison and 4 others

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About Elizabeth Barber

From the Surviving Letters Project

1805

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Elizabeth's father Daniel Denison (son of George Denison, great great grandson of William Denison), born June 27, 1703, was married to Rachel Starr, Nov. 14, 1736, and lived in New London, Conn. He died previous to 1760, and his widow, about 1760, married Col. Ebenezar Avery, of South Groton, who had twelve children by his first wife, Lucy Latham. Rachel (Starr) Denison, had ten children by her first husband. Daniel Denison, Jr., married Col. Ebenezer's daughter Katherine, previous to his mother's second marriage, and Phebe married his son Ebenezer Avery, Jr. Mrs. Rachel died in 1791, aged 86 years.

The children of Daniel and Rachel (Starr) Denison were as follows :

Mary, born Aug. 19, 1728 ; twice married.

Daniel, born Dec, 16, 1730 ; married Katherine Avery.

Thomas, born Nov. 4, 1733 ; married Katherine Starr.

Rachel, born Sept. 20, 1734 ; married Joseph Copp.

Samuel, born Nov. 9, 1736 ; died in 1767; no family.

Hannah, born Jan. 2, 1739 ; married Henry Jepson.

Ann, born Sept. 18, 1743 ; died 1767.

Phebe, born Sept. 18, 1743 ; married Ebenezer Avery, Jr.

James, born April 18, 1746 ; married Esther Brown.

Elizabeth, born Nov. 19, 1748 ; married John Barker (sic Barber).

THE DESCENDANTS OF SAMUEL DENISON, prepared by George Burlingame Denison, Muscatine, Iowa, 1894, p.11

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“(VI) Daniel, son of George (2) Denison, was born June 27, 1703, died before 1760. He married, November 14, 1726, Rachel Starr, and they lived in New London. His widow married (second) about 1760, Colonel Ebenezer Avery, of South Groton, who had twelve children by his first wife, Lucy (Latham) Avery. She had ten children by Daniel Denison. Daniel Denison Jr. married Colonel Ebenezer Avery's (daughter Katherine before his mother's second marriage, and Phebe married Ebenezer Avery Jr. Mrs. Rachel Avery died in 1791, aged eighty-six years. Children, born in New London: Mary, August 19, 1728; Daniel, mentioned below; Thomas, November 4,1732; Rachel, September 20, 1734; Samuel, November 9, 1736; Hannah, January 2, 1739; Ann, September 18, 1743; Phebe, twin of Ann; James, April 18, 1746; Elizabeth, November 19, 1748.”

Genealogical and Personal History of the Allegheny Valley Pennsylvania, Volume 3, New York, 1913,

By John Woolf Jordan, p. 1079

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DENISON GENEALOGY, by E. Glenn Denison, Josephine Middleton Peck, Donald L.

Jacobus, The Pequot Press, Inc. Stonington, CT, 1963. Page 11.

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Elizabeth Barber's Timeline

1748
November 19, 1748
New London, New London, Connecticut Colony
1770
November 1770
Age 21
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1771
May 12, 1771
Age 22
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1773
November 6, 1773
Age 24
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1776
March 11, 1776
Age 27
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1778
September 20, 1778
Age 29
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
September 20, 1778
Age 29
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1781
April 28, 1781
Age 32
Groton, New London Co., CT
1783
August 25, 1783
Age 34
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1785
August 29, 1785
Age 36
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States