"Francis (Dane), Andover, s. of John of Roxbury, b. in Eng. was of Ipswich 1648, and soon after ord. sec. min. of A. was brot. by his f. 1636, it is said, in the same ship with Nathaniel Rogers, wh. was half a yr. on her passage from London to Boston; by w. Eliz. m. bef. he went to A. wh. d. 9 June 1676, were all his ch. prob. b. but we have not their names or dates, with exactness; yet two, Nathaniel, and Eliz. were b. perhaps bef. his ordin. Besides these, he had, also, Albert, and two nam. Francis, wh. all d. young; Hannah, wh. m. 14 Nov. 1666, William Goodhue; Phebe m. 30 May 1671, Joseph Robinson; Abigail m. 12 Oct. 1675, Francis Faulkner; and Francis, again. He m. sec. w. 22 Nov. 1677, Mary Thomas, wh. d. 18 Feb. 1689; and, third, Hannah, wid. of George Abbot, wh. surv. to June 1711. He d. 17 Feb. 1697, æt. 82. He was in danger from the cruel infatua. of 1692, when others of high rank fled from the suspicion of witchcraft, and of his humbler neighb. sheep of his fold, innocent of the nonsense as hims. not a few suffer. Hutch. II. 38.
[Additions and Corrections] [Savage 2:577] [Vol. 2] P. 6, l. 6, aft Eliz. add, d of Edmund Ingalls,"
There is no record evidence that the sons, Albert (a very unusual name for the time), and two earlier named Francis, ever existed.