Friday, November 24, 2006

Deacon Daniel DENISON, Sr.

by Midge Frazel

Deacon Daniel Denison, Sr. (John2, George1) was born 28 Mar 1680 in Stonington, CT, bapt. 18 June 1680, and died 13 Oct 1747.

"In Memory of/Deacon Daniel/Denifon [Denison] died/October 13th, 1747/Aged 67 Years.

He married (1) Mary Stanton on 1 Jan 1703/4 "when [she was] not quite 16 years old." Daniel was a deacon of the First Congregational Church.

Daniel also married (2) on 27 Oct 1726, Jane COGSWELL "of Long Island" and (3) on 17 Nov 1737, Abigail FISH, daughter of Samuel FISH and his wife Sarah STARKE. Abigail was the widow of Cap't Daniel ELDREDGE. She outlived Daniel DENISON by about 37 years [aged 94] and is buried near her parents in the Old Packer-Burrows Burying Ground in Groton, CT.

Deacon Daniel DENISON, Sr and his wife Mary STANTON were my 6th great grandparents.

Baldwin & Clift p. 120 #181
Denison Genealogy p. 5, #33

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