|Birth: ||Oct., 1612|
|Death: ||Sep. 20, 1682|
Colonial Military Commander and Politician: Daniel Denison was born in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, as immigrated with his mother, father and two brothers on the ship "Lyon" in 1631. He became a military leader while residing in Ipswich, Massachusetts, and was a commissioner to treat with the French commander D'Aulny at Penobscot in 1646 and 1653. He later became Major General of the colonial forces for ten years. He represented Ipswich for several years in the general counrt, was Speaker of the House for the colony of Massachusetts in 1649, 1651 and 1652, Secretery of the colony in 1653, justice of the quarterly court in 1658, commissioner of the united colonies in 1655-1662, and assistant in 1653 - 1682. He was appointed Commander-in-Chief of Massachusetts's troops in 1675, but was prevented from taking the field in the Indian War of that year due to illness. He is the son of William Denison and Margaret Chandler. Husband of Patience Dudley. Father of John Denison and Elizabeth Denison. Daniel is the father-in-law of John Rogers, a former president of Harvard, and is also the son-in-law of former colonial Governor Thomas Dudley.
William Denison (1571 - 1652)
Margaret Chandler Monck Denison (1575 - 1645)
Patience Dudley Denison (1616 - 1690)*
Elizabeth Denison Rogers (1642 - 1723)*
Daniel Denison (1612 - 1682)
Edward Denison (1616 - ____)*
George Denison (1620 - 1694)*
Created by: M.J. Beard
Record added: Dec 30, 2007
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