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William Denison, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stonington, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain George Denison, of Stonington and Lady Anne Borodell
Husband of Sarah Tibbits
Father of Capt. William Denison; Sarah Avery and George Denison
Brother of Hope Huckins; Capt. John Borodell Denison; Ann Stanton; Captain George Denison; Margaret Brown and 4 others
Half brother of Sarah Stanton and Hannah Denison

Occupation: Lieutenant
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About William Denison, Sr.

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nanc/denison/aqwg02.htm#2738

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.

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   1655ca: William, son of George and Ann (Borodell) Denison, was born at Coventry Settlement, Connecticut Colony.
   "The Ancestors of Cortland Palmer Dixon" compiled by Evalena Dixon Stevens and Louise Dixon DuBois; p. 8: The Dixon Society; 1927 (HeritageQuest)
   1697, February 16: "William Denison having some Lands lying within our Towne which was granted by Stonington . . . paying £300 for the sd Land . . . Land of Captain Samuell Mason . . . on the land of John Lamb and from thence . . . 80A Layed out by us Caleb Fobes, John Parke. We the select men of Preston do approve of there survey of the Land above mentioned we have received of Mr. Denison £17, 12s in peces of eight at six shillings and nine pence Pr pece."
   Thomas ParkeJohn Parke and Daniell Brewster
   These Bounds entred February 18, 1697, Pre me, Jonathan Tracy Recorder.
   "Preston, Connecticut Deeds, 1687-1736" II:281 (FHL Film #5381 CT; New London: Preston Deed Books, 1-3 (1687-1722)
   1715, February 5: The Last Will and Testament of William Denison, was dated. Heirs were: sons: William and George; daughters; Sarah Avery and Mrs. Mary Wells, widow of Colchester and brother; George Denison. (DENISON FHL 1311924-3 New London County
   New London Probate Record Vol. D-1)
   1715, April 12: The Last Will and Testament of William Denison was proved. (DENISON FHL 1311924-3 New London County (New London Probate Record Vol. D-1)
   1715, March 15: William Denison, headstone inscription: Lieutenant William, died March 26, 1715, age 59 years. Sarah Denison, wife of William, died August 6, 1713, age 59 years.  (FHL SLC US/Can 974.65/651 V3h v.1)
   1715, March 26: Captain William Denison died at New London Village (New London) Connecticut Colony. "The Ancestors of Cortland Palmer Dixon" compiled by Evalena Dixon Stevens and Louise Dixon DuBois; p. 8: The Dixon Society; 1927 (HeritageQuest)
   Additional Resources:
   1) "Thomas Stanton, of Connecticut, and His Descendants, 1635-1891" by William A Stanton, Ph.D., D.D.; p. 80; Joel Munsell's Sons; Albany, New York; 1891 (929.2 ST272S ACPL)

1686, May: William Denison married (2nd) Sarah Stanton at Stonington Village (New London) Connecticut Colony. Children born at New London, Connecticut Colony: 1) William, Jr. (see below); 2) Sarah; born April 14, 1689 and 3) George; born February 28, 1691.

"History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut" by Richard Anson Wheeler; p. 543; Press of The Day Publishing Company; New London, Connecticut; 1900 (974.62 S87Wl LAPL)

Additional Resources:

1) "Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough" by Anna Chesebrough Wildey; pp. 22, 520; The Press of T. A. Wright; New York City, New York; 1903 (FH C39.0 SR) (929.2 C4248W ACPL)

2) "Thomas Stanton, of Connecticut, and His Descendants, 1635-1891" by William A Stanton, Ph.D., D.D.; p. 80; Joel Munsell's Sons; Albany, New York; 1891 (929.2 ST272S ACPL)

3) "The Ancestors of Cortland Palmer Dixon" compiled by Evalena Dixon Stevens and Louise Dixon DuBois; p. 8: The Dixon Society; 1927 (HeritageQuest)

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William Denison, Sr.'s Timeline

1655
1655
Stonington, Connecticut Colony
1670
1670
Age 15
New London, New London, Connecticut, United States
1686
May 1686
Age 31
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1687
March 24, 1687
Age 32
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1689
April 14, 1689
Age 34
Stonington, New London County, Dominion of New England
1692
February 28, 1692
Age 37
Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut
1715
March 26, 1715
Age 60
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1927
December 24, 1927
Age 60
December 24, 1927
Age 60
December 24, 1927
Age 60