Friday, November 24, 2006
by Midge Frazel
Cap't Daniel DENISON, Jr. (Daniel3, John2, George1) son of Dea. Daniel DENISON, Sr. and his wife Mary STANTON. Daniel was the second child and first son of thirteen children. Daniel was born 22 Mar 1721 and died 9 May 1776 in Stonington, CT.
He married Esther WHEELER daughter of William WHEELER and his wife Hannah GALLUP on 27 May 1742.
The Denison Genealogy says, "He commd Lt. of 5th Co. Stonington, Oct 1758; Capt. 1765."
"In Memory of/Capt Daniel Denifon [Denison]/who died May 9th/1776/in the 56th Year of his age"
Cap't Daniel DENISON and his wife Esther WHEELER were my 5th great grandparents.
Baldwin & Clift: p. 131-132 #2509
Denison Genealogy: p. 18-19, #120