"DENTON RICHARD, REV. Of Hempstead, L. I. He came from Halifax, Eng., to Watertown, Mass., 1630-1635. In the latter year he went to Wethersfield, Conn.; thence to Stamford, Conn., in 1641; and to Hempstead, in 1644, where he was the Minister until he d., in 1663. (Pages 150, 158, 159, 160. Also H. 39. Also Wood's " First Settlements on L. I.", PP- 33 - 39' 4) Cotton Mather said of him: " An able preacher and an excellent man." (Wood, as above) His Sec'y was Elias Bayley. (Page 264) He was b. in 1586." Sourced from Refugees from LI to CT in 1776, page 1084. 
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