Frank Dennis

Furniture attributed to Thomas Dennis and William Searle.


Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

H. F. du Pont Winterthur Museum.,

Winterthur, Del.

Chest of drawers,

red oak, 1678.

H. F. du Pont Winterthur Museum.,

Winterthur, Del.


Essex Institute, Salem, Mass.

Tape loom, oak,

ca. 1660-1675.

Property of H.R. Dennis.

Bible box,

Yale Univ.

Art Gallery.

Deed box,

ca. 1660-1675,

Property of H.R. Dennis

on loan to Bowdoin College,

Brunswick, Me.

Court Cupboard,


H.F. du Pont Winterthur Museum

Chest of Drawers,

Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Joined Great Chair, oak, by William Searle. 1664-1667, Gift of Ephraim Wilder Farley, Class of 1836.


Carved box with drawer, oak, by William Searle. 1665-1700, Bequest of H. Ray Dennis * 1989


Joined Chest, Oak with pine, by Thomas Dennis, 1665-1700, gift of H. Ray Dennis. 1986.


Tape loom, ca. 1668-1700, by Thomas Dennis. Bequest of H. Ray Dennis 1981.

Tape Loom

Blood line: Ephraim W. Farley

??- - John Farley & Sarah Dennis 4 – Thomas 3 - John 2 - Thomas 1. [Ephraim’s lineage is not known, but assumed to be a descendant of John Farley and Sarah Dennis.]

Blood line: Henry Ray Dennis 7 (1878-1947) of Gardiner, Me

– David 6 – John Jr.5 – John 4 - Thomas 3 - John 2 – Thomas 1

Other Dennis descendants who were alumni of Bowdoin College:

Rodney Gove Dennis – Class of 1816

Samuel W. Dennis – Class of 1834

Alonzo Garcelon Dennis – Class of 1911

Donald D. Dennis – Class of 1951