Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Isaac DENISON, Sr.

Isaac DENISON, Sr.
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Isaac DENISON, Sr. (Capt. Daniel, Jr. 4, Dea Daniel, Sr. 2, Capt. John2, Capt. George1)
born 20 Dec 1751 in Stonington, CT, bapt. 1777
died 4 Feb 1817 in Stonington, CT

married Eunice WILLIAMS on 10 Nov 1773

Gravestone Transcription:
Sacred/to the memory of /Mr. Isaac Denison/who died Feby 4th 1817 /aged 66 years/

(Revelations 14:13) Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord for they rest from their labors and their works do follow them.

The Homes of Our Ancestors in Stonington, Conn. Grace Denison Wheeler. Salem: Newcomb& Gauss 1903. Chapter Fifth: p.99

"John Denison's great-grandson Isaac, being in poor health, was not able to go into the Revolutionary war, but opened this manion house, in which he lived, for the shelter and care of many refugees from Long Island, when the British held the same, during the war."

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