┌── Thomas Denny │ ┌── Daniel Denny ───┤ │ 1694-1760 │ │ └── Grace Cook │ 1655-? Samuel Denny ─────────────┤ B: 1731 │ D: 1817 │ └── Rebecca Jones c1700-1740 M: Elizabeth Bass Henshaw
|Samuel Denny [ID 03107]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born May 20 1731.1
He married Elizabeth Bass Henshaw, Sep 29 1757, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,5,6 Elizabeth Bass Henshaw, daughter of Daniel Henshaw & Elizabeth Bass, was born Sep 27 1737, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1,3,5,7
From Washburn's History of Leicester:1
"Samuel Denny held a prominent and leading place among the men of his day. He was lieutenant-colonel of the regiment of minute-men which marched upon the Lexington alarm. In Feb., 1776, he was elected colonel of the first regiment in the county of Worcester, and in Nov. was stationed with the army at Tarrytown. He represented the town in the General Court in 1778, and was a member of the Convention which was called to act upon the ratification of the Constitution of the U. S. in Jan., 1788. He lived upon Moose Hill in the north-west part of the town."
Samuel Denny died Sep 20 1817.1
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