Thomas WILLIAMS

Male 1721 - 1781  (59 years)


Generations:      Standard    |    Vertical    |    Compact    |    Box    |    Text    |    Ahnentafel    |    Fan Chart    |    Media    |    PDF

Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Thomas WILLIAMS was born 20 Sep 1721, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA (son of Col. John WILLIAMS and Desire DENISON); died 06 Sep 1781, Fort Griswold, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.

    Thomas married Marcy RAYMOND 11 Oct 1742. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Col. John WILLIAMS was born 31 Oct 1692, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA (son of John WILLIAMS and Martha WHEELER); died 30 Dec 1761, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.

    Notes:

    Military Service: Served Stonington as Dep:
    May 1727
    October 1739
    May 1748
    May 1753
    May and October 1754
    January, March and October 1755
    January, February and March 1756
    May 1759

    Was Capt. by 1724
    Maj. of the 8th Regt., October 1739
    Lieut-Col., October 1746

    John married Desire DENISON 19 Feb 1711, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA. Desire (daughter of George DENISON and Mercy GORHAM) was born 16 Apr 1693, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island; died 13 Aug 1737, Stonington, New London, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Desire DENISON was born 16 Apr 1693, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island (daughter of George DENISON and Mercy GORHAM); died 13 Aug 1737, Stonington, New London, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • AFN: 959G-5C
    • Baptism: 16 Apr 1693, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island

    Children:
    1. Desire WILLIAMS was born 25 Aug 1712, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    2. John WILLIAMS was born 11 May 1714, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 21 Mar 1799, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    3. William WILLIAMS was born 01 May 1716, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 27 Jul 1801, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Thankful WILLIAMS was born 08 Feb 1717/8, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 02 May 1767, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    5. Mercy WILLIAMS was born 07 Nov 1719, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    6. 1. Thomas WILLIAMS was born 20 Sep 1721, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 06 Sep 1781, Fort Griswold, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.
    7. Robert WILLIAMS was born 08 Mar 1722/3, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 08 Jun 1761.
    8. Prudence WILLIAMS was born 17 Jan 1724/5, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 25 Jan 1724/5, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    9. George WILLIAMS was born 09 Jul 1726, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 11 Aug 1775, Montville, New London Co., Conn..


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John WILLIAMS was born 31 Oct 1667, Roxbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts (son of Isaac WILLIAMS and Martha PARKE); died 15 Nov 1702, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Whitehall Burying Ground, New London Co., Connecticut.

    John married Martha WHEELER 24 Jan 1687, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA. Martha (daughter of Isaac WHEELER and Martha PARKE) was born 06 Feb 1669/70, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 17 Feb 1744/5. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Martha WHEELER was born 06 Feb 1669/70, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA (daughter of Isaac WHEELER and Martha PARKE); died 17 Feb 1744/5.
    Children:
    1. Isaac WILLIAMS was born 10 Apr 1688/9, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died Aft 1721.
    2. 2. Col. John WILLIAMS was born 31 Oct 1692, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 30 Dec 1761, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Martha WILLIAMS was born 02 Aug 1693, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Deborah WILLIAMS was born 2 Apr 1695, Stonington, New London Co. Connecticut; died 31 Jan 1756, Stonington, New London County, Connecticut.
    5. Eunice WILLIAMS was born Bef 16 Aug 1702, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 24 Oct 1772, Mystic, New London, Connecticut.

  3. 6.  George DENISON was born 1653 (son of George DENISON and Ann BORRODELL); died 27 Dec 1711, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island.

    Other Events:

    • AFN: 959G-92
    • Birth: 16 Jul 1653, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts
    • Will: 04 Dec 1711
    • Will Proved: 10 Mar 1712

    George married Mercy GORHAM Abt 1677, Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts. Mercy (daughter of John GORHAM and Desire HOWLAND) was born 20 Jan 1658, Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died 24 Sep 1725, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Mercy GORHAM was born 20 Jan 1658, Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts (daughter of John GORHAM and Desire HOWLAND); died 24 Sep 1725, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island.

    Other Events:

    • Death: 24 Sep 1725, Stonington, Conn.

    Children:
    1. 3. Desire DENISON was born 16 Apr 1693, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island; died 13 Aug 1737, Stonington, New London, Connecticut.
    2. Edward DENISON was born 1678, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island; was christened 14 Nov 1683, Stonington, New London, Connecticut; died 09 Dec 1726, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island.
    3. Joseph DENISON was born 1681, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island; died 18 Feb 1724/5, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Desire DENISON was born 1687, Westerly, Wash, Ri; died 16 Apr 1693, Stonington, Connecticut.
    5. Thankful DENISON was born , Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island; was christened 1695.
    6. Elizabeth DENISON was born 11 Sep 1689, Westerly, Wash, Rhode Island; died 22 Nov 1749, Charlestown, Rhode Island.
    7. Samuel DENISON was born 26 Sep 1686, Westerly, Washington, Ri; died 02 Jun 1724, Saybrook, New London, Conn.
    8. Mercy DENISON was born 01 Mar 1683, Westerly, Washington, Ri; died Aft 1721, Newport ?, Newport, Rhode Island.
    9. George DENISON was born 1698, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island; was christened 1699; died 16 Jan 1737, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Isaac WILLIAMS was born 1 Sep 1638, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts (son of Robert WILLIAMS and Elizabeth STALHAM); died 11 Feb 1707/08, Newton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Son of Robert Williams and Elizabeth Stalham

    Isaac married Martha PARKE 1660, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Martha (daughter of Deacon William PARKE and Martha HOLGRAVE) was born 13 Mar 1642, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; died 24 Oct 1675/6, Newton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Martha PARKE was born 13 Mar 1642, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts (daughter of Deacon William PARKE and Martha HOLGRAVE); died 24 Oct 1675/6, Newton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. Isaac WILLIAMS died 7 Mar 1661.
    2. Capt Isaac WILLIAMS was born 11 Dec 1661, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA; died 27 Jun 1739, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; was buried , Eliot Burying Ground Cemetery, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts .
    3. Martha WILLIAMS was born 27 Dec 1663; died 2 Oct 1701.
    4. Rev William WILLIAMS was born 2 Feb 1665, Newton, Massachusetts; died 29 Aug 1741, Hatfield, Massachusetts.
    5. 4. John WILLIAMS was born 31 Oct 1667, Roxbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts; died 15 Nov 1702, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Whitehall Burying Ground, New London Co., Connecticut.
    6. Eleazer WILLIAMS was born 22 Oct 1669; died 19 May 1725.
    7. Hannah WILLIAMS was born 8 Oct 1671, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; died 28 Apr 1739, Newton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    8. Thomas WILLIAMS was born 23 Dec 1673.

  3. 10.  Isaac WHEELER was born 1646, Lynn, Essex Co., Massachusetts (son of Thomas WHEELER and Mary ?); died Between 05 Jan 1711 and 1712, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Old Whitehall Cemetery, Stonington, New London Co., Conn..

    Other Events:

    • Death: 05 Jun 1712, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA

    Isaac married Martha PARKE 10 Jan 1667, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA. Martha (daughter of Thomas PARKE and Dorothy THOMPSON) was born 27 Oct 1646, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 15 Feb 1716/7, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Martha PARKE was born 27 Oct 1646, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA (daughter of Thomas PARKE and Dorothy THOMPSON); died 15 Feb 1716/7, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Death: 14 Feb 1716, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA

    Children:
    1. Mary WHEELER was born 28 Nov 1668, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 03 Nov 1709, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    2. 5. Martha WHEELER was born 06 Feb 1669/70, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 17 Feb 1744/5.
    3. Thomas WHEELER was born 01 Dec 1671, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 1691.
    4. Isaac WHEELER, Jr. was born 05 Aug 1673, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 25 Jun 1737, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    5. Anna WHEELER was born 20 Aug 1675, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    6. Richard WHEELER was born 10 Mar 1677, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 13 Apr 1712, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    7. Dorothy WHEELER was born 06 Dec 1679, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 25 May 1736, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    8. William WHEELER was born 09 Sep 1681, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 17 Aug 1747, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    9. Elizabeth WHEELER was born 26 May 1683, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 14 Apr 1735, Voluntown, Connecticut.
    10. Experience WHEELER was born 21 May 1685, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 08 Jan 1759, Plainfield, Windham Co., Connecticut.

  5. 12.  George DENISON was born 1618, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England; was christened 10 Dec 1620 (son of William DENISON and Margaret CHANDLER); died 23 Oct 1694, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; was buried 26 Oct 1694, Elm Grove Cemetery, Mystic, Conneticut.

    Other Events:

    • AFN: 89C7-VG
    • Birth: 10 Oct 1620, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
    • Baptism: 10 Dec 1620, Bishop's Stortford, Herts, England
    • Fact: 1643, Went to England and fought in the Parliamentary Army
    • Fact: 02 Jul 1644, Wounded and captured - Battle of Marston
    • Emigration: 1651
    • Residence: 1654, Stonington, Conn.
    • Will Proved: Jun 1695

    Notes:

    "After his wife's death, Bridget, George wen to England, served under Cromwell in the army of the Parliment, won distintion, was wounded at Naseby, was nursed at the house of John Borodell, by his daughter Ann- whom he married and returned to Roxbury, and finally settled at Stonington, Conn."

    "George and Ann were both remarkable for magnificent personal appearance, and for force of mind and character. She was always called "Lady Ann." They held foremost place in Stonington. He has been described as "the Miles Standish of the settlement," but he was a greater and more brilliant soldier than Miles Standish. He had no equal in any of the colonies, for conducting a war against the Indians, excepting, perhaps, Captain John Mason."

    Excerpt from "Rev. John Eliot's Record of Church Members, Roxbury, Mass.": This winter we had a gracious p'vidence of God befell two brothers Edward & George Dennison, who had been proude incendiarys of some trobls among us, and full of distemp', and disaffection. but the Lord left them to open and shamefull drundennesse at Boston: espec'.edward. We did so greatly humble them both yet though George (being a membr) was excomvnicated, yet in a short time was taken in againe. And Edward humbling himselfe so effectually yet he was also speedyly received in to the Church, this is the tryvmph of grace, to magnify grace by sinne.

    Excerpt from "Direct Descendants of Capt. George Denison": George's bro, Gen Danl Denison wrote in 1672 "My two brothers, Edward and George had all the Estate of my father left between athem, being both marryed long before my father's death; my Brother George buried his first Wife in the year 1643, went into England was a souldier ther above a year, was at the Battle of York, or Marton Moore, where he did good service, was after ward taken Prisoner, but got free and having maried a second Wife he returned to New England the year before our Mother died, and not long after ward removed himelf to New Ldon near whereunto at Stonington he now liveth, having 3 sons John, William, and George, 4 or 5 daughters......3 daughters are married to Stanton, Palmer and Cheesebrook all living at present in the same town."
    He served as Deputy to the Conn Gen Court from New London Sept 1653, May 1654 and Feb 1657, and from Stonington Oct 1671, Oct 1674, May 1678, Oct 1682, May and Oct 1683, May, July and Oct 1684, May and Oct 1685, May 1686, May 1687, Sept 1689, May Sept and Oct 1693, and May 1694. When 1st mentioned in "Conn Col Recds" he is called "Captain," based upon his service and commission in England. He served on the War Comm for New London in 1653 when war threatened with Dutch. Although 56 he served as capt in King Philip's War 1676 in command of New London County troops and second in command of the Conn Army under Maj Robert Treat. He was ap'pted Provost Marshal May 1677. He was Capt of volunteer troops against the enemy Sept 1689.

    George married Ann BORRODELL 1645, Naseby, Northamton, England. Ann (daughter of Sir John BORRODELL and Anne BROUGHTON) was born Abt 1615, England; died 26 Sep 1712, Stonington, New London, Connecticut; was buried , Elm Grove Cemetery, Mystic, New London, Conn.. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Ann BORRODELL was born Abt 1615, England (daughter of Sir John BORRODELL and Anne BROUGHTON); died 26 Sep 1712, Stonington, New London, Connecticut; was buried , Elm Grove Cemetery, Mystic, New London, Conn..

    Other Events:

    • Birth: Between 17 Mar 1615 and 1616, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
    • Death: 06 Sep 1712

    Children:
    1. John Borodell DENISON was born 14 Jun 1646, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died 26 Apr 1698, Stonington, New London, Connecticut.
    2. Ann DENISON was born 20 May 1649, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 17 Nov 1706, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Wequetequock Cemetery, Stonington, New London, Ct.
    3. Borodell DENISON was born 1651, New London, Connecticut; died 11 Jan 1702, Stonington,New London, Connecticut.
    4. 6. George DENISON was born 1653; died 27 Dec 1711, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island.
    5. Capt. William DENISON was born 1655, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 26 Mar 1714/5, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    6. Margaret DENISON was born 1657, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 05 May 1741, Barrington, Mass., (now Rhode Island).
    7. Mercy DENISON was born 1659, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died Between 10 Mar 1670 and 1671, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.

  7. 14.  John GORHAM was born 28 Jan 1620, Benefield, Northamptonshire, England, England; was christened 28 Jan 1621, Benefield, Nrthampton, England (son of Ralph GORHAM and Margaret STEPHENSON); died 05 Feb 1675/6, Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts; was buried 15 Feb 1676, Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Between 07 Mar 1676 and 1677, Division of Estate

    John married Desire HOWLAND 06 Nov 1644, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. Desire (daughter of John HOWLAND and Elizabeth TILLEY) was born Bef 1625, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA; was christened , Plymouth, Plymouth, Mass.; died 13 Oct 1683, Barnstable, Barnstaple Co.,, Massachusetts; was buried 14 Oct 1683, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Desire HOWLANDDesire HOWLAND was born Bef 1625, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA; was christened , Plymouth, Plymouth, Mass. (daughter of John HOWLAND and Elizabeth TILLEY); died 13 Oct 1683, Barnstable, Barnstaple Co.,, Massachusetts; was buried 14 Oct 1683, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Birth: 13 Oct 1623, Plymount, Plymouth, Ma
    • Fact: Between 05 Mar 1683 and 1684, Settlement of Estate

    Children:
    1. Desire GORHAM was born 02 Apr 1644, Plymouth, Plymouth Co., Massachsetts; died 30 Jun 1700, Yarmouth, Massachusetts.
    2. Temperance GORHAM was born 05 May 1646, Marshfield, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; died 12 Mar 1715, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts .
    3. Elizabeth GORHAM was born 02 Apr 1648, Marshfield, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; died Between 7 Mar and 5 Mar 1684.
    4. James GORHAM was born 28 Apr 1650, Marshfield, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; died Between 14 Nov and 09 Dec 1707; was buried 1707, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    5. John GORHAM was born 20 Feb 1652, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died 11 Nov 1716, Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; was buried , Cobb's Hill Cem, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    6. Joseph GORHAM was born 16 Feb 1654, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died 09 Jul 1726, Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts.
    7. Jabez GORHAM was born 03 Aug 1656, Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died Between 16 Mar and 20 Apr 1725, Bristol, Mass. (now Rhode Island).
    8. 7. Mercy GORHAM was born 20 Jan 1658, Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died 24 Sep 1725, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island.
    9. Lydia GORHAM was born 11 Nov 1661, Barnstable, Massachusetts ; died 02 Aug 1744, Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts; was buried , Ancient Cemetery, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    10. Hannah GORHAM was born 28 Nov 1663, Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died 1728, Cape May, New Jersey.
    11. Shubael GORHAM was born 21 Oct 1667, Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts; died Between 8 Jul 1749 and 7 Aug 1750, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts.