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William Denison

Male Bef 1571 - 1654  (> 82 years)


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  • Name William Denison  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born Bef 3 Feb 1571  Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 3 Feb 1571  Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Alternate death 25 Jan 1653  Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 25 Jan 1654  Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 9
    Person ID I9961  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2019 

    Father John Denison,   b. Abt 1540,   d. Bef 4 Dec 1582, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Mother Agnes Wylley,   b. Abt 1544,   d. Aft 1613  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 11 May 1561  St. James Church, Thorley, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7, 10
    Family ID F2700  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Chandler,   b. 13 Oct 1577, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1646, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1603  Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. Edward Denison,   b. Bef 3 Nov 1616,   d. 26 Apr 1668, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years)
     2. Capt. George Denison,   b. Bef 10 Dec 1620,   d. 23 Oct 1694, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years)
     3. Daniel Denison,   b. Bef 18 Oct 1612,   d. 20 Sep 1682, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 69 years)
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F4409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Emigrated 1631 on the Lyon, along with the Rev. John Eliot, later "apostle to the Indians," said to have been William Denison's children's tutor. With his son Edward, William was among those disarmed along with the Rev. John Wheelwright.

  • Sources 
    1. [S965] Randy A. West, "Alice Freeman, Wife of John Tompson of Preston Capes, Northamptonshire, and of Robert Parke of Connecticut: New Information on Her Parents, Siblings, Children, and First Husband." The American Genealogist 87:209, January-April 2015.

    2. [S966] David L. Greene, "Mary, Wife of the Rev. Richard Blinman of Marshfield, Gloucester, and New London: An Unsolved Problem." The Genealogist (n.s.) 4:173, Fall 1983.

    3. [S1487] William Wyman Fiske, "The Wylley and Cramphorne Families of Hertfordshire and Their Contribution to the Great Migration." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 171:133, Spring 2017, and 171:245, Summer 2017.

    4. [S756] Early New England Families, 1641-1700, by Alicia Crane Williams. Online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society.

    5. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    6. [S212] The Slovak Yankee, by Martin Hollick.

    7. [S925] Spencer Miller, "Willie, Denison and Abbott Families of Bishop's Stortford, Co. Herts, England." New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 67:46, January 1936.

    8. [S2869] Ancestry of Calvin Guild, Margaret Taft, James Humphreys and Rebecca Covell Martin by Howard Redwood Guild. The Salem Press, 1891.

    9. [S972] Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Mass. by Anna Chesebrough Wildey. New York: T. A. Wright, 1903.

    10. [S924] William Wyman Fiske, "John Wall of Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, Third Husband of Agnes (Wylley) (Denison) (Gace) Wall." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 158:361, October 2004.