Priscilla Denison

19 August 1754–24 September 1842 (Age 88)
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Priscilla

When Priscilla Denison was born on 19 August 1754, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Dr. William Denison, was 27 and her mother, Priscilla Fellows, was 23. She married William Dixon on 10 September 1772. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 24 September 1842, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Dixon
1748–1809
Priscilla Denison
1754–1842
Marriage: 10 September 1772
Nathan Fellows Dixon
1774–1842
Priscilla Dixon
1776–1809
William Denison Dixon
1780–
George Dixon
1783–1787
Samuel D. Dixon
1785–1810

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 September 1772
Westerly, Washington, R.I.
children

(5)

    Male1774–1842Male

    Female1776–1809Female

    William Denison Dixon

    Male1780–Male

    George Dixon

    Male1783–1787Male

    Samuel D. Dixon

    Male1785–1810Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 22

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 26

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Dennis .2 Possibly an Americanized form of cognates in other languages, for example Russian Denisov, from Denis, or Ukrainian Denysevich, from Denys.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Priscilla Denison, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Priscilla Denison, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Priscilla Denison in entry for William Dixson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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