Because of the death notice in my family Bible, I asked that the online transcription made by NancyAnn Norman and Gladys Chase be changed to aged 59. As you can see, it could not be easily read as it is right on the crack and the lower part is not easily seen.
North Stonington was taken from Stonington in 1807. However, the same town clerk, Stephen Avery was town clerk at that time. It is his clear and steady hand that adorns the record books of North Stonington.
However, not all births, deaths and marriages are recorded because it was not required by law. Denison's brother, Dudley Wheeler Stewart's birth was not recorded and where it is written in books is incorrect as far as I can tell.