George "The Builder" Denison

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George Denison

Birthplace: Stonington, New London, CT
Death: Died in Westerly, Washington Co., RI
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain George Denison and Mercy Denison
Husband of Joanna Denison; Sarah Denison and Joanna Hinckley
Father of Sarah Kinney; Joseph Denison and Mary Denison
Brother of Joseph Denison; Mercy Dunbar; Samuel Denison; Elizabeth Champlin; Desire Williams and 2 others

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About George "The Builder" Denison

In the early 1700’s the “grat haus” which Captain George had built on his “palisades” burned to the ground. In 1717, his grandson, known to the family as George the Builder, built the house we see today just west of the original site. It is known as Pequotsepos Manor; however, we assume that it acquired this name much later, possibly from Annie Gates or when it became a museum. That house stands today as a tribute to one of Connecticut’s first families.

On the land his grandfather was granted in 1654 and near where his "grate hous" had stood, in 1717 George Denison built Pequotsepos Manor for his bride, Lucy Gallup. Today, each room in the Manor House is furnished with Denison heirlooms, and each room represents one of five distinct periods in American history.

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George "The Builder" Denison's Timeline

Stonington, New London, CT
May 7, 1699
Age 1
January 26, 1722
Age 24
Stonington, New London, CT
September 1724
Age 26
Age 35
New London,Connecticut
January 16, 1736
Age 38
Westerly, Washington Co., RI