Margaret Denison Chesebrough

1677–1759 (Age 81)
Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Margaret Denison

When Margaret Denison Chesebrough was born on 15 April 1677, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Nathaniel Chesebrough, was 47 and her mother, Hannah Dennison, was 33. She married Joseph Stanton on 18 January 1696, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 24 February 1759, in her hometown, at the age of 81, and was buried in Elm Grove Cemetery, Mystic, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Denison Chesebrough
1677–1759
Joseph Stanton
1668–1751
Marriage: 18 January 1696
Hannah Stanton
1698–1747
Margaret Stanton
1701–1740
Zerviah Stanton
1704–1771
Sarah Stanton
1706–1787
Anna Stanton
1708–1750
Dorothy Stanton
1710–1712
Joseph Stanton
1712–1773
John Stanton
1714–1762
Nathaniel Stanton
1716–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
18 January 1696
Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cheeseburn in Northumberland, recorded in 1286 as Cheseburgh, possibly from Old English cis ‘gravel’ + burh ‘stronghold’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Margrett Chesebrough in entry for Joseph Stanton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Margarett Chesebrough, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Margaret Chesebro Stanton, "BillionGraves Index"

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