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JOHN DENISON (d. 1683) of Ipswich
John died in 1683 leaving a widow Priscilla, who died in 5 Feb 1692 [Ref, says 15 Feb] in Ipswich. [Ref] [There is an Ipswich record for a death of John on 9 Jan 1690. [Ref]]
John was granted six acres of marsh on 7 Feb 1647. [Ref] He is on a 19 Dec 1648 list of taxpayers in Ipswich. [Ref]
In his will, John named his son John; his daughters Ruth, Sarah Perkins and Priscilla Persons; his granddaughter Sarah Pritchett. [Ref]
Children of John:
JOHN DENISON 2 (d. 1725/7) of Ipswich
Parents: John Denison
John Denison of Ipswich died on 12 Aug 1725 in Ipswich. [Ref] He married first Ruth Ayer. She died on 2 Feb 1694/5 and he married second Elizabeth Unknown. [Ref]
John was a weaver. [Ref]
John received the covenant of the church on 25 Jan 1673/4. [Ref]
John signed his will on 24 Jul 1725; it was proved on 22 Jan 1726/7. [Ref] In his will he mentions his wife Elizabeth; his sons John, George and Daniel; his daughters Ruth and Hannah Kingsbury; his aged sister Smith. [Ref]
Children of John Denison and Ruth Ayer:
Children of John Denison and Elizabeth Unknown:
RUTH DENISON (1686 - 1779)
Parents: John Denison and Ruth Ayer
Ruth Denison was born on 7 Jun 1686 [Ref] in Ipswich. [Ref] She died on 6 May 1779 and is buried in the Franklin Burying Ground in Franklin, New London, CT. [Ref] She married Capt. Joseph Kingsbury. Click here to see a photo of Ruth's grave on the Findagrave website.
Her father mentions his daughter Ruth Kingsbury in his will. [Ref]
Ruth was admitted by profession of faith to the church in West Farms on 22 Mar 1719. [Ref] Her gravestone says that "she left five children, 61 grandchildren, 152 great grandchildren, 15 great great grandchildren." [Ref]
De Forest, Louis Effingham, Moore and Allied Families: the ancestry of William Henry Moore, New York, De Forest Pub., 1938.
Kingsbury, Frederick John, The Genealogy of the Descendants of Henry Kingsbury of Ipswich and Haverhill, Mass., Hartford, Conn.: Hartford Press : Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1905, Ancestry.com.
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850. Online Database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 2001-2007.
Wait, Luther, trans., "Ipswich Proceedings," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 2, 1848, 50-53.