Deborah Denny

Brief Life History of Deborah

When Deborah Denny was born in 1699, in Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Thomas Denny, was 52 and her mother, Grace Cook, was 44. She married Thomas Prince on 30 October 1719, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She died in 1766, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Prince
1687–1758
Deborah Denny
1699–1766
Marriage: 30 October 1719
Deborah Prince
1723–1744
Mercy Prince
1725–1752
Sarah Prince
1728–1771
Grace Prince
1742–1742

Sources (16)

  • Deborah in entry for Mercy Prince, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Deborah in entry for Thomas Prince, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Deborah in entry for Deborah Prince, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English Den(n)y, a pet form of the personal name Denis (see Dennis ). Compare Tenney .

English: habitational name from Danny in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, recorded as Danye in 1343. Alternatively, the name may arise from Denny in Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, but no medieval evidence with a habitative preposition has been found in the case of the latter.

Scottish: habitational name from Denny in Stirlingshire.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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