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
1748–1809
Priscilla Denison
1754–1842
Marriage: 10 September 1772
Honorable 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
  • Children

    (5)

    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 · 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.

    Possible Related Names

    Dennison

    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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