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Sarah Stanton (Denison)

Birthplace: Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America
Death: December 19, 1701 (60)
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Capt. George Denison, Sr., of Stonington and Bridget (Thompson) Denison
Wife of Thomas Stanton, Jr.
Mother of Mary Lay; Thomas Stanton, III; Sarah Chesebrough; Anna Stanton (Stanton); William Stanton and 4 others
Sister of Hannah Saxton
Half sister of Captain John Borodell Denison, of Mystic; Ann Palmer; Borodell Stanton; Hope Huckins; Captain George Denison and 3 others

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About Sarah Stanton

Sarah Denison, (dau. of 4 George,) b. March 20, 1641, was married to Thomas Stanton, Jr., (son of Thomas who was one of the first two settlers in Stonington.) They lived in Stonington. There is no existing public record of either the date of their marriage or of the births of their children, but they were probably married in 1659,

DENISON GENEALOGY, ANCESTORS AND DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN GEORGE DENISON, Of Stonington Connecticut, by John Denison Baldwin and William Clift, Worcester, MA, 1881, p 6,7

HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF STONINGTON, county of New London, Connecticut, from its first settlement in 1649 to 1900, by Richard Anson Wheeler, New London, CT, 1900, p. 336, 578
Baptised 20 March 1641/2.

For complete paternal ancestry: see under her half- brother's line George Jr., son of Captain George, Sr. (1620-1694), son of William, son of John.

A Modern History of Windham County, Connecticut, 1920

  • Thomas Stanton Jr., who was one of their ten children, was born in the town of Hartford in 1688 and there married Sarah Denison, daughter of Captain George Denison, of Stonington Connecticut. She was born March 20 1641, and died December 19, 1701, while her husband's death occurred April 11, 1718.


Birth: Mar 20 1640, Roxbury, Suffolk Co, MA, USA

Death: Nov 19 1701, Stonington, New London Co, CT, USA

Dtr of Capt George & Bridget Thompson Denison, she is buried w/her husband Thomas Stanton, Jr.

Parents: George Denison (1620-1694)

Spouse: Thomas Stanton (1638-1718)

Burial: Wequetequock Burial Grnd, Stonington, New London Co, CT, USA


Category: Stonington_Connecticut-Study Category: Stonington, Connecticut



Sarah DENISON, daughter of Capt. George Denison of Stonington, was born 20 Mar 1641 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts.<ref>"Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 5 November 2017), Sarah Denison, 20 Mar 1641; citing Birth, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 741,320.</ref><ref name="Stanton"/>: Birth 20 Mar 1641<ref name="Stanton">Stanton, William A. A Record,Genealogical, Biographical, Statistical, of Thomas Stanton, of Connecticut and His Descendants 1635-1891. Vol 1. Albany, New York: Fred Munsell' s Sons, 1891.</ref> Roxbury, Massachusetts : Baptism: 20 Mar 1641 Roxbury, MassachusettsCitation Needed


Sarah Denison Stanton died 19 Nov 1701 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut.<ref name="Stanton"/> Stonington, New London, Connecticut, <ref>"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 July 2016), Sarah Denison Stanton, 1701; Burial, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States of America, Wequetequock Burial Ground; citing record ID 7931441, Find a Grave,</ref>


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March 20, 1641
Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America
March 20, 1641
Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America
March 20, 1641
Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
March 20, 1642
Age 1
Roxbury (Suffolk) Massachusetts
March 20, 1642
Age 1
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
March 20, 1642
Age 1
Roxbury, Suffolk, Mass
March 20, 1642
Age 1
Roxbury (Suffolk) Massachusetts
March 6, 1654
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Stonington, New London , Connecticut Colony