Edward Denison was born circa 1678 in New London County, Connecticut to George Denison (1653-1711) and Mercy Gorham (1659-1725) and died 9 December 1726 Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island of unspecified causes. He married Mercy Hedge (1680-1715) 29 November 1701 in Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. He married Anna Denison (1684-1775) 2 March 1718 in Stonington, New London County, Connecticut.


Offspring of Edward Denison and Mercy Hedge (1680-1715)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Edward Denison (1699-1712)
John Denison (c1703-1777) 1701 Stonington, New London County, Connecticut 28 November 1777 Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Ann Denison (1705-1721) Mary Noyes (1705-1742) Rebecca Noyes (1719-1754) Ann Denison (1705-1721) Mary Noyes (1705-1742) Rebecca Noyes (1719-1754) Sarah Chesbrough (1714-1786)
Elisha Denison (1703-1714)
Mary Denison (c1706-)
Desire Denison (1707-1739)
Abby Denison (1709-)



  • John Howland: Vol 1 - Descendants of Desire Howland Gorham - The First Five Generations; Documented descendants through his first child Desire2 Howland and her husband Captain John Gorham. By Elizabeth Pearson White, CG, FASG, FNGS. 736 pp. Maps, illus, printed endsheets, 12,455 entry Every Name Index. 1990. This prize-winning opus by Elizabeth White documents the multitude of descendants of Mayflower passenger John Howland through his first child, Desire (Howland) Gorham.
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  • Edward Denison- disambiguation
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