Descendants of THOMAS DENSMORE


Generation No. 1

THOMAS DENSMORE (unknown) a weaver by trade, was born about January 1, 1681, possibly in Bedford, Massachusetts and died December 10, 1748. He married HANNAH DEAN, who died July 23, 1767. She was the daughter of JOSEPH DEAN and ELIZABETH FULLER. THOMAS and HANNAH are buried in the "Old Churchyard Cemetery", Hollis, New Hampshire.

Children of THOMAS DENSMORE and HANNAH DEAN are:

  1. HANNAH DENSMORE, b. December 22, 1725, Bedford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  2. SUSANNAH DENSMORE, b. July 08, 1727, Bedford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; d. 1765; m. CAPT. EBENEZER MELVIN.
  3. ABRAHAM DENSMORE, b. February 22, 1729/30, Bedford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; d. 1779; m. ELIZABETH TODD.
  4. THOMAS DENSMORE, b. March 08, 1730, Bedford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  5. LUCY DENSMORE, b. 1732.
  6. JOHN DENSMORE, b. January 24, 1732/33, Bedford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  7. ELIPHALET DENSMORE, b. December 23, 1734, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; d. November 11, 1811, Washington, New Hampshire.
  8. ASA DENSMORE, b. 1735.
  9. SAMUEL DENSMORE, b. 1736; m. MARTHA ??
  10. ABEL DENSMORE, b. September 27, 1736, Bedford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; d. September 27, 1803, Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts; m. ESTHER SANDERSON, December 14, 1756.
  11. WILLIAM DENSMORE, b. abt. 1737.
  12. ELIZABETH DENSMORE, b. abt. 1738.
  13. MARY DENSMORE, b. abt. 1740.


Generation No. 2

ELIPHALET DENSMORE (THOMAS) was born December 23, 1734 in Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and died November 11, 1811 in Washington, New Hampshire. In Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, on October 05, 1757, he married HANNAH TREADWELL (birth unknown, but baptized on November 07, 1736 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts), daughter of THOMAS TREADWELL and HEPZIBAH HOBSON. HANNAH died in 1802.

Children of ELIPHALET DENSMORE and HANNAH TREADWELL are:

  1. JOHN DENSMORE, b. September 19, 1758, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; d. November 17, 1815, Vermont.
  2. WILLIAM DENSMORE, b. May 31, 1760, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  3. HANNAH DENSMORE, b. July 31, 1762, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  4. DORCAS DENSMORE, b. January 06, 1764, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  5. MOSES DENSMORE, b. October 22, 1765, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  6. THOMAS DENSMORE, b. September 13, 1767, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; m. LYDIA BELDING.
  7. ELIPHALET DENSMORE, b. October 09, 1769, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  8. LYDIA DENSMORE, b. December 30, 1770, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  9. ASA DENSMORE, b. November 15, 1772, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; d. September 18, 1856; m. ABIGAIL WILSON.
  10. DANIEL DENSMORE, b. June 29, 1774, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; d. July 02, 1829; m. MARGARET (PEGGY) SEATON HARTSHORN.
  11. SARAH DENSMORE, b. July 09, 1778, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.


Generation No. 3

JOHN DENSMORE (ELIPHALET, THOMAS) was born September 19, 1758 in Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and died November 17, 1815 in Vermont. On November 09, 1778, he married PHOEBE ROBBINS. "DEACON" JOHN DENSMORE came to Hartland, Vermont from Washington, New Hampshire in 1789. He was a Corporal in the Revolutionary War (DAR Patriot Index, Centennial Ed., Pt. 1, pg. 842/843).

Children of JOHN DENSMORE and PHOEBE ROBBINS are:

  1. JOHN ROBBINS DENSMORE, b. November 26, 1780, Massachusetts.
  2. ARNER DENSMORE, b. August 11, 1789, Hartland, Windsor County, Vermont.
  3. CUMMINGS DENSMORE, b. August 03, 1793, Hartland, Windsor County, Vermont.
  4. ELIPHALET DENSMORE, b. March 12, 1797, Hartland, Windsor County, Vermont.
  5. ALDEN DENSMORE, b. July 04, 1804, Hartland, Windsor County, Vermont.


Generation No. 4

JOHN ROBBINS DENSMORE (JOHN, ELIPHALET, THOMAS) was born November 26, 1780 in Massachusetts. On March 11, 1802, he married BETSY MC KENZIE, born September 22, 1779 in New Hampshire, died August 11, 1858 in Hartland, Windsor County, Vermont. BETSY was the daughter of JOSEPH MC KENZIE and ELIZABETH CALHOUN.

Children of JOHN ROBBINS DENSMORE and BETSY MC KENZIE are:

  1. MARY DENSMORE, b. December 02, 1802, Hartland, Windsor County, Vermont; d. May 20, 1897, South Woodstock, Vermont; m. CYRUS HOADLEY.
  2. FREDERICK DENSMORE, b. April 06, 1804; m. JULIA SLAYTON.
  3. JOHN PAUL DENSMORE, b. November 19, 1805, Vermont; d. September 19, 1851, Stockton, San Joaquin, California.
  4. ELIZA DENSMORE, m. SETH BREWSTER.
  5. SOPHIA DENSMORE, m. WILLIAM COWDRY.
  6. MARSHALL DENSMORE, died in infancy.
  7. ROSALINE DENSMORE, b. June 24, 1809; m. GEORGE STEVENS.
  8. JAMES M. DENSMORE, b. July 28, 1810; m. MARY HOBART.
  9. BENJAMIN DENSMORE, died in infancy.
  10. MARSHALL DENSMORE, b. April 26, 1818, Hartland, Windsor County, Vermont; d. December 29, 1902, Hartland, Windsor County, Vermont; m. CAROLINE BEMENT.
  11. JANE AUGUSTA DENSMORE, b. February 23, 1820; m. O. ALONZO SCOTT.
  12. CASANDRA DENSMORE, b. February 19, 1822; m. FREDERICK SEVERANCE.
  13. HENRY LAFAYETTE DENSMORE, b. June 17, 1824; m. MARY LADD.


Generation No. 5

JOHN PAUL DENSMORE (JOHN ROBBINS, JOHN, ELIPHALET, THOMAS) was born November 19, 1805 in Vermont and died September 19, 1851 in Stockton, San Joaquin County, California. On March 11, 1833, he married MIALMA TABOR who was born January 08, 1814 in Vermont and died August 26, 1894 in Dundee, Monroe County, Michigan. MIALMA was the daughter of PAUL TABOR and WATY WHIPPLE. After marrying, JOHN PAUL and MIALMA moved from Vermont to Michigan; about March, 1848, JOHN PAUL left his family behind in Michigan for the gold fields of California where he died of cholera.

Children of JOHN PAUL DENSMORE and MIALMA TABOR are:

  1. RHODERICK DENSMORE, b. August 18, 1835, Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan; d. May 12, 1836.
  2. LAFAYETTE DENSMORE, b. February 19, 1837; d. December 12, 1839.
  3. MALCOLM DENSMORE, b. September 15, 1839; d. December 12, 1839.
  4. JOHN PAUL DENSMORE, b. December 12, 1840, Michigan; d. November 27, 1920, Michigan.
  5. MARIETTA TABOR DENSMORE, b. July , 1843, Michigan; d. October 01, 1915, Van Buren, Indiana; m. LEWIS CASS JUDSON.
  6. ELINOR ISABEL DENSMORE, b. November 03, 1845, Michigan; m. CHARLES BENEWAY.
  7. AMANDA R. DENSMORE, b. April 14, 1848, Michigan; m. LUCIEN B. SMITH.


Generation No. 6

JOHN PAUL DENSMORE (JOHN PAUL, JOHN ROBBINS, JOHN, ELIPHALET, THOMAS) was born December 12, 1840 in Vermont and died November 27, 1920 in Michigan. About 1865, he married LOANA RUDD who was born July 1845 in Vermont and died between 1900-1910 in Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Michigan.

Children of JOHN PAUL DENSMORE and LOANA RUDD are:

  1. JOHN PAUL DENSMORE, JR., b. 1865, Michigan.
  2. ANNA DENSMORE, b. 1868, Michigan.
  3. PAUL SMITH DENSMORE, b. July 06, 1869, Bentown Twp., Berrien County, Michigan; d. December 17, 1928, Lynwood, Los Angeles County, California.
  4. HATTIE (HARRIETT ?) DENSMORE, b. 1877, Michigan; m. December 23, 1896, PALMER WHITCOMB.
  5. RAY DENSMORE, b. March 1879, Michigan.
  6. NELLIE DENSMORE, b. January 1882, Michigan.


Generation No. 7

PAUL SMITH DENSMORE (JOHN PAUL, JOHN PAUL, JOHN ROBBINS, JOHN, ELIPHALET, THOMAS) was born July 06, 1869 in Benton Township, Berrien County, Michigan and died December 17, 1928 in Lynwood, Los Angeles County, California. On January 01, 1895 in Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Michigan, he married MAUD ALICE STONER, born June 10, 1873 in Ohio, died October 15, 1960, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Caifornia. MAUD was the daughter of BENJAMIN STONER and LAURA CRAUN.

Children of PAUL SMITH DENSMORE and MAUD ALICE STONER are:

  1. GRACE LAURA DENSMORE, b. January 21, 1896, Charlotte, Eaton County, Michigan; d. January 28, 1981, San Bernardino County, California.
  2. JOHN PAUL DENSMORE, b. December 18, 1897, Eaton County, Michigan; d. February 26, 1979, Cambria, San Louis Obispo County, California.
  3. RUTH ANN DENSMORE, b. December 27, 1899, Eaton County, Michigan; d. September 30, 1980, Cambria, San Luis Obispo County, California.
  4. ROBERT W. DENSMORE, b. February 24, 1902, Eaton County, Michigan; d. March 1987, Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada; m. VIOLA "STANNEY" STANWICK.
  5. DOROTHY ALICE DENSMORE, b. June 20, 1904, Eaton County, Michigan; d. September 18, 1984, Santa Clara County, California; on September 9, 1928 m. (1) ARTHUR LUDWIG HARKIN (June 14, 1900 - July 29, 1969); abt. 1972 m. (2) THURMAN HARTMAN (June 7, 1900 - 1993).
  6. CHARLES B. DENSMORE, b. 1907, Eaton County, Michigan; d. April 15, 1926, Charlotte, Eaton County, Michigan.
  7. RICHARD STONER DENSMORE, b. June 03, 1910, Eaton County, Michigan; d. February 24, 1960, Los Angeles County, California; m. ROBERTA OSBORNE.
  8. WILLIAM HIRAM DENSMORE, b. July 06, 1914, Eaton County, Michigan; d. December 24, 2001, Sublimity, Marion County, Oregon; m. (1) MARGARET SOULET, (2) November 9, 1977 LENORE ?.
  9. LOANA E. DENSMORE, b. July 04, 1917, Eaton County, Michigan; d. April 29, 1948, Los Angeles, California; m. DAVID THOMAS.


Generation No. 8

GRACE LAURA DENSMORE (PAUL SMITH DENSMORE, JOHN PAUL, JOHN PAUL, JOHN ROBBINS, JOHN, ELIPHALET, THOMAS), was born January 21, 1896 in Charlotte, Eaton County, Michigan and died January 18, 1981 in San Bernardino County, California. On September 13, 1919, Benton Township, (at the bride's home), GRACE married ROBERT BRUCE WOODARD, b. January 19, 1896, Delta Township, Eaton County, Michigan, d. September 25, 1951 in Los Angeles, California. ROBERT was the son of ROBERT BRUCE WOODARD and LUCINDA BINKLEY.

Children of GRACE LAURA DENSMORE and ROBERT BRUCE WOODARD are:

  1. ROBERT BRUCE WOODARD, b. July 16, 1920; d. April 23, 1987; m. BERNITA ??
  2. DOROTHY LAURA WOODARD, b. March 14, 1922, Lansing, Eaton County, Michigan; d. March 07, 1981, Joshua Tree, San Bernardino County, California.
  3. MARION MAUD WOODARD, b. March 14, 1922, Lansing, Eaton County, Michigan; d. May 28, 1972, Oregon; m. GILBERT LEROY FINLEY, b. January 30, 1920; d. November 10, 1989, San Joaquin, California; m. (2) RAYMOND PRICE.
  4. RUTH ANN WOODARD, b. November 21, 1923, Lansing, Eaton County, Michigan; d. April 17, 1998, Yucca Valley, San Bernardino County, California; m. WINSTON CHENOWETH.
  5. ROWENA R. ("RINKIE") WOODARD, b. November 21, 1923, Lansing, Eaton County, Michigan; d. May 1, 2003, Santa Ana, Orange County, California; m. ROY PIEL.


Generation No. 9

DOROTHY LAURA WOODARD (GRACE LAURA DENSMORE, PAUL SMITH DENSMORE, JOHN PAUL, JOHN PAUL, JOHN ROBBINS, JOHN, ELIPHALET, THOMAS) was born March 14, 1922 in Lansing, Eaton County, Michigan and died March 07, 1981 in Joshua Tree, San Bernardino County, California. On December 25, 1943, DOROTHY married WALTER LOWRIE CONKEY, born September 24, 1911 in Otis Orchards, Spokane County, Washington and died February 16, 1993 in Palm Springs, Riverside County, California. WALTER was the son of WALTER LOWRIE CONKEY and RUTH BLOOD.

Children of DOROTHY LAURA WOODARD and WALTER LOWRIE CONKEY are:

  1. Living CONKEY.
  2. CARL WOODARD CONKEY, b. December 04, 1946, Los Angeles County, California; d. May 31, 1967, Orange, Orange County, California.
  3. Living CONKEY.
  4. Living CONKEY.