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Mary (Denman) Brooks (abt. 1694 - 1761)

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Mary Brooks formerly Denman aka Beris
Born about in New Jerseymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about 1715 in New Jerseymap
Wife of — married 1718 in New Jerseymap
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died in Westfield, Union, New Jerseymap
Profile last modified 11 Jul 2018 | Created 29 Jul 2009
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Mary was the daughter of John Denman and Mary Gano. [1]

She was the second of three daughters and was probably born in Newtown, New York, from a reading of the source material referenced. They also had four sons, born in 1700, 1702, 1704 and 1706/7. Since John Denman died in 1713, and due her first marriage and child Mary was born before 1695.[2]

She moved with her brothers to Elizabethtown, New Jersey, and married a Mr. Beris. She had a son, Denman, and a granddaughter, Mary.[1]


Buried Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Plot K-27/Westfield, Union, New Jersey, USA. [3]

Note: #N190.


Note N190Name: Mary DENMAN.

Sex: F.

Birth: 1695 in Newtown, Queens Co., NY.

Death: 8 AUG 1778.

Reference Number: 418.

Note: Mary went with her brother, William, to Elizabethtown, NJ, married a Mr. Beris, and had a son, Denman Beris. 1

Father: John 4 Christopher DENMAN b: 1643 in Salem Colony, Essex Co., Massachusetts.

Mother: Mary GANO\GERNEAUX b: ABT 1670 in Amsterdam, Holland. 1

Marriage 1 Unknown BERIS b: ABT 1694.

Children: Denman BERIS b: ABT 1715. 1

Marriage 2 Phillip BROOKS b: ABT 1675.

Married: 2 JAN 1717/18. 1


  1. 1.0 1.1 Denman Family History: From the Earliest Authentic Records Down to the Present Time. Compiled by Mrs. Harriet N. Harris. 1913. The Glendale News, Glendale, California. Pages 10-12.
  2. Source: #S11
  • Source: S11 WEBSITE

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Updated marriage locations to remove USA
posted by s Davenport
Denman-7 and Denman-528 appear to represent the same person because: Dear Ms. Poe,

Fairly certain these two listings represent the same individual. Sory for creating a duplicate as I entered/uploaded individuals from my listing. I defer to you on how you best wish to carry or resolve these listings. Thanks, Jeff

posted by J L Bryant

Mary is 16 degrees from Donald Howard, 12 degrees from Julia Howe and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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