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Deacon William Denison
Birth: Feb., 1571
Bishops Stortford
East Hertfordshire District
Hertfordshire, England
Death: Jan. 25, 1653
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Baptized Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, 3 February 1571, son of John and Agnes (Willie) Denison. Maltster from Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire who came to Massachusetts Bay in 1631 & settled in Roxbury. Died in Roxbury 25 January 1653/4.
Married in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, 7 November 1603, Margaret (Chandler) Monk. "Old Mother Dennison" died Roxbury 3 February 1645/6.
Son Daniel Denison left a remarkable record addressed to his grandchildren, which details the immigrant's family. "That you being left fatherless children might not be altogether ignorant of your ancestors, nor strangers to your near relations, I thought meet to acquaint you with your predecessors, and your descent from them.... Your great grandfather my dear father whose name was William, had by my dear Mother whose name was Chandler six sons, and one daughter, two of which (viz) one son and the daughter died in their childhood ..., your grandfather [sic - recte great-grandfather] my father though very well seated in Stratford [sic], hearing of the then famous transplantation in New England, unsettled himself and recalling me from Cambridge removed himself and family in the year 1631 in New England, and brought over with him myself being about 19 years of age, and my two younger brothers, Edward, and George, leaving my eldest brother John behind him in England.... My father brought with him into New England a very good estate and settled himself at Roksbury and there lived (though somewhat weakening his estate) till the year 1653 in January when he died, having buried my mother about eight years before."
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  John Denison (1530 - 1582)
  Margaret Chandler Monck Denison (1575 - 1645)
  Daniel Denison (1612 - 1682)*
  Edward Denison (1616 - 1668)*
  George Denison (1620 - 1694)*
*Calculated relationship
Eliot Burying Ground
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Maintained by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Originally Created by: Jo Bohony
Record added: Aug 16, 2004
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10th great grandfather, may you rest in peace.
- lzamp
 Added: Oct. 1, 2016
Honor of my ancestor Deacon William Denison
- Pamella
 Added: Aug. 27, 2016
11X great grandfather, today you are once again honored and remembered...
- Rebecca Dodds
 Added: Aug. 7, 2016
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