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Mercy Denison (Gorham)

Birthplace: Barnstable, (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts
Death: Died in Westerly, Kent County (Present Washington County), Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Captain John Gorham; John Gorham; Desire Gorham and Desire Gorham
Wife of George Denison and Captain George Denison
Mother of Desire Denison; Edward Denison; Joseph Denison; Samuel Denison; Mercy Dunbar and 4 others
Sister of Desire Hawes (Gorham); Temperance Baxter; Elizabeth Hallett; James Gorham, Sr.; Lt. Col. John Gorham, IV and 8 others

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About Mercy Denison

Mercy is a Mayflower Decendent.

Christening was in Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

Listed was an alternate death in Stoningham, New London, Connecticut, She died at the age of 67 years old.

She gave birth to 9 children.


Born 20 January 1658/9.

Buried in a family plot in Westerly, RI, on the former land of Burrill Thompson, Esq., south of his residence and east of Pawcatuck rock.

Siblings: Desire born 2 April 1644, Temperance born 5 May 1646, Elizabeth born 2 April 1648, James born 28 April 1650, Col. John born 20 February 1651/52, Joseph born 16 February 1653/54, Jabez born 3 August 1656, Lydia born 11 November 1661, Hannah born 28 November 1663, and Shubael born 21 October 1667.

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Mercy Denison's Timeline

May 20, 1644
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
January 20, 1658
Barnstable, (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts
January 20, 1658
- January 20, 1659
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Age 14
New London County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
Age 19
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Age 19
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Age 22
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
March 1, 1683
Age 25
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
September 26, 1686
Age 28
Westerly, Kings (now Washington Co.), RI
Age 29
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, United States