Priscilla Denison

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

The Life Summary 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
Priscilla Denison
Marriage: 10 September 1772
Honorable Nathan Fellows Dixon
Priscilla Dixon
William Denison Dixon
George Dixon
Samuel D. Dixon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 September 1772
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 22
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence
    Age 22
    Rhode Island declares independence from Great Britain on May 4, 1776, making it the first colony to do so officially.
    1780 · French Occupy Newport
    Age 26
    During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): variant of Dennison .Americanized form of a Slavic patronymic from the personal name Denis or Denys , such as Russian Denisov or Ukrainian Denysenko or Denysevych.

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Prescilla in entry for Nathan Fellows Dixon, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Priscilla Denison, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
    • Dixon, "Find A Grave Index"

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