THE FIRST GENERATION.
WILLIAM DENISON, born in England about 1586, came to America in 1631, and settled in Roxbury, Mass., having with him his wife Margaret, his three sons, Daniel, Edward and George, and John Elliott, who seems to have been a tutor in his family. Mr. Elliott became pastor of the church in Roxbury, and did missionary work among the Indians. Mr. Denison was a deacon of the Roxbury church. He had been liberally educated, and his sons were carefully educated. He died in Roxbury, Jan.25, 1653; his wife died there. Feb.23, 1645.
Daniel, born in 1612, died 1682.
Edward, born in 1614, married Elizabeth Welde.
GEORGE, born in 1618, married Bridget Thompson and Ann Borodell