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William Denison

Male Bef 1571 - 1654  (> 82 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William Denison was born before 3 Feb 1571 (son of John Denison and Agnes Wylley); died on 25 Jan 1654 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 3 Feb 1571, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
    • Alternate death: 25 Jan 1653, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    He was a maltster and a merchant. 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 Denison was among the supporters of Mrs. Hutchinson who were disarmed along with the Rev. John Wheelwright.

    William married Margaret Chandler on 7 Nov 1603 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England. Margaret (daughter of Tobias Chandler and Joan Momford) was born on 13 Oct 1577 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England; died on 3 Feb 1646 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Daniel Denison was born before 18 Oct 1612; died on 20 Sep 1682 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts; was buried on 22 Sep 1682 in Highland Cemetery, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts.
    2. Edward Denison was born before 3 Nov 1616; died on 26 Apr 1668 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts.
    3. Capt. George Denison was born before 10 Dec 1620; died on 23 Oct 1694 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried in Ancient Burying Ground, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Denison was born about 1540; died before 4 Dec 1582; was buried on 4 Dec 1582 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England.

    Notes:

    "John Denison moved to Bishop's Stortford before 1566, for in that year he was 'collector for the poor' in Bishop's Stortford and in 1582 paid a tax in Stortford." [Spencer Miller, "Willie, Denison and Abbott Families", citation details below.]

    He was a tailor. He died of the plague.

    John married Agnes Wylley on 11 May 1561 in St. James Church, Thorley, Hertfordshire, England. Agnes (daughter of John Wylley and Joan Marshall) was born about 1544; died after 1613. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Agnes Wylley was born about 1544 (daughter of John Wylley and Joan Marshall); died after 1613.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1545, Thorley, Hertfordshire, England

    Children:
    1. 1. William Denison was born before 3 Feb 1571; died on 25 Jan 1654 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  John Wylley was born about 1515 in of Thorley, Hertfordshire, England (son of John Wylley and (Unknown first wife of John Wylley)); died after 1 May 1574 in Thorley, Hertfordshire, England; was buried on 4 Feb 1576 in Thorley, Hertfordshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 4 Feb 1576, Thorley, Hertfordshire, England

    John married Joan Marshall on 7 Oct 1540 in Thorley, Hertfordshire, England. Joan was born in in of Thorley, Hertfordshire, England; died after May 1574. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 7.  Joan Marshall was born in in of Thorley, Hertfordshire, England; died after May 1574.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 19 Sep 1591

    Notes:

    "Spencer Miller reports that John Wylley married Joan Marsead; however, the original register clearly shows that her maiden name was Marshall." [William Wyman Fiske, "John Wall of Bishop's Stortford," citation details below.]

    "Joan died after 19 Feb 1591, when she witnessed the baptism in Thorley of her granddaughter Elizabeth, daughter of George Wylley." [William Wyman Fiske, "The Wylley and Cramphorne Families of Hertfordshire," citation details below.]

    Children:
    1. 3. Agnes Wylley was born about 1544; died after 1613.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  John Wylley (son of Edward Wylley and Agnes Clere); died between 17 Jun 1556 and 12 Dec 1558.

    Notes:

    He was a grocer. He served as churchwarden in Bishop's Stortford with Nicholas Redwood in 1525, with Richard Glascock in 1526, and with Matthew Calyday in 1542-44.

    John married (Unknown first wife of John Wylley). (Unknown died between 1530 and 1531; was buried between 1530 and 1531 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 13.  (Unknown first wife of John Wylley) died between 1530 and 1531; was buried between 1530 and 1531 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England.
    Children:
    1. 6. John Wylley was born about 1515 in of Thorley, Hertfordshire, England; died after 1 May 1574 in Thorley, Hertfordshire, England; was buried on 4 Feb 1576 in Thorley, Hertfordshire, England.