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

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
Died at about age 67 in Westfield, Union, New Jerseymap
Profile last modified | 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

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Categories: Presbyterian Church Burial Grounds, Westfield, New Jersey