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Anyone recognize Capt. George Denison? Or Beckwith, John, Christopher, or Samuel?
All used Denison with one "n" as far as I know...
Or the wives families? Pratt, Lay, Kelsey, Gorham?
I haven't looked yet, just being lazy..:)
Sorry about the cross-posting...my fingers got tired...lol
I have a George B. Dennison of Interlaken, father of Charles, Sylvester and Alfred. Alfred died at ~ 9yo falling out of a tree. Charles and Sylevester lived in Covert Township. They married the Mount sisters from NJ
George B.'s father we have as Beckwith Dennison of Connecticut who married Desire Wixon of Frederickstown, Dutchess, NY
Beckwith son of John Denison of Saybrook, Middlesex, Conn. married Lydia Pratt of the same...
John son of Christopher Denison of same, married Elizabeth Kelsey of Killingworth, Middlesex Conn.
Christopher son of Samuel Denison of Stonington, Conn. married Mary Lay of same...
Samuel son of George Denison Jr of same, married Mercy Gorham of unknown, dau of Capt. John Gorham born Benefield, Northamptonshire, England who was husband to Desire Howland, descendent of Howland's of Plymouth Colony.
George Jr son of Capt. George Denison Sr of Hartford, Conn. born in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England married 10 Bridgett Thompson of Preston Capes, Northants, England, 2) Ann Borodell of Mystic Conn.
George Sr son of William Denison of Roxbury, Mass. born in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England married widow Margaret Chandler Monck
William son of John Denison of Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England married Agnes unknown
William son of George Denison of Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
That's as far as I've gotten...and only now in posting that do I realize the switch to one "n"!
in corning ny. there is a park that covers at least 100 acres.it was donated to the city by a man named denison and carries that name
Weird, my reply didn't go through....ack. Anyway, So far I don't have any Denison connection to that area of the state, but being a stone's throw away, it's not out of the realm of possibility! I'll look into it ...thanks!
the plaque at the park entrance reads " In memory of C.G. Denison father of C.L.Denison a true friend of
Corning." no dates A local historian Thomas Dimitroff may have more info
Corning NY Evening Leader 1927 Jan-Nov 1927 Grayscale - 1985.pdf
...liberal sums of money as a memorial to his father C. G. Denison, a life long resident of the city and one of ...
...Corn- ing, was born here in 1859, the son of C. G. Denison, one of the early settlers. His father was president of ...
...into partnership with his father under the firm name of C. G. Denison & Son, dealers in coal and masons materials and sup- plies ...
photo with story, his name was Charles L. Denison.. who set up the park in Honor of his family,
Aha, names! That'll help alot!....thanks again!
Eliz; Hmm. Charles L....I'll have to shift gears in my brain...I have Scottish shires swimming in my head at the moment! LOL That link will tell the tale I believe... Thanks!
charles denison of tioga pa. married martha land of corning ny. (tioga eagle 1838-1841) possible father
daniel denison (history of tioga county pa.)