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William Denning
Birth: Apr., 1740
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Death: Oct. 30, 1819
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

US Congressman. He relocated to America as a child and later became successful as a merchant in New York City. From 1775 to 1777, he was deputy to the New York Provincial Congress, a member of the convention of State Representatives in 1776 and 1777, served in the State Assembly from 1784 to 1787 and in the State Senate from 1798 to 1808. In 1809, he was elected as a Republican to the Eleventh Congress and served until his resignation in 1810. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Sarah Hawxhurst Denning (1740 - 1776)*
  Amy Hawxhurst Denning (1747 - 1808)*
 
 Children:
  Lucretia Ann Denning Shaler (1766 - 1843)*
  William Denning (1768 - 1849)*
  Amy Denning Gillespie (1773 - 1853)*
  Sarah Denning Henderson (1775 - 1835)*
  Hannah Maria Denning Duer (1782 - 1862)*
  Charles Denning (1785 - 1807)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Paul's Chapel and Churchyard
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Oct 12, 2007
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William Denning
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- Gordon Norman
 Added: Dec. 25, 2015
William Denning married June 28, 1765, Sarah Hawkhurst, and had: Lucretia Ann b. 1776, m. Nathanial Shaler; Charles 1767-1768; William 1768-1848, m. Catherine Smith; Sally H. 1770-1770; Philip, 1772-1773; Sarah 1775, m. 1798, William Henderson. Willi...(Read more)
- Leigh Jones
 Added: Sep. 16, 2015

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 Added: Oct. 30, 2014
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