Sergeant John Dam
m. bef 1634
- Sergeant John Dam1634 - 1705/06
Facts and Events
||Sergeant John Dam
||Dover Neck, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
||Estimate based on date of birth of only known child.
to Unknown Hall
||9 Nov 1664
||Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United Statesto Elizabeth Furber
||8 Jan 1705/06
||Newington, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 2 Dea. John Dam; 3 Sergt. John (2), in Noyes, Sybil; Charles Thornton Libby; and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. (Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1928-1939), 181.
John, by an earlier wife, ±68 in June 1702. 3 Sergt. John Dam (2), gr.j. 1692, 94, 95, 99. … He deeded half of homestead to s. John 28 June 1694; in 1705 deeded to s. and dau. Moses and Bethia. D. 8 Jan. 1705-6. Ch. by 1st w.,
Sarah Hall [----- Hall (7); per Additions and Corrections] of Greenland: Abigail, b. 5 Apr. 1663, m. Thos. Starbird. By 2d w., Elizabeth Furber(2), m. 9 Nov. 1664: John, b. 11 Jan. 1665-6. John, b. 23 Feb. 1667-8, liv. 1734. Alice, b. 14 Dec. 1670 [servant to Capt. Joseph Lynde of Charlestown, d. of small-pox 18 Feb. 1690-1; per Additions and Corrections]. One Alice Stevens and Thos. Starbird in 1702 wit. a deed of William and Martha Dam. Moses, b. 14 Oct. 1673. … M. 22 July 1714 Abigail Huntress (9 ch. bp.), 2d, as her 4th husband, Elizabeth (Kennard), widow of Richard Waterhouse. Will 1751-1754 names 7 ch. Bethia, b. 5 May 1675, mar. George Townsend of Portsm. Will 1743-1761. Jonathan, appar. On the back of a town grant made in 1694 and put into court in 1702 is scribbling of Moses and Jonathan Dam. … M. in Kittery 25 Oct. 1711 Sarah Fernald(5), who d. 5 Nov. 1748. Will 1748-1749 names 3 sons, 2 of them shipwrights. One Jonathan Dam was bap. in Rochester in 1749.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Additions and Corrections, in Noyes, Sybil; Charles Thornton Libby; and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. (Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1928-1939), 785.
Dam, Dame. 3 John. Line 6. For Sarah Hall read ----- Hall (7). Line 10. After 1670 add servant to Capt. Joseph Lynde of Charlestown, d. of small-pox 18 Feb. 1690-1.
- Cutter, William Richard. Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of Boston and eastern Massachusetts. (New York: Lewis Publishing Co., 1908), 3:1485-86, Questionable quality.
"(II) Sergeant John Dame, eldest child of John and Elizabeth (Pomfret) Dame, was born at Dover in 1637, died in Newington, January 8, 1706. He erected the first house in Newington, which stood on the shore of Great Bay just below what is now called Joshua's Point. It was a garrison house and soldiers were stationed there during the Indian war of 1696-97. In the records he is referred to as Sergeant Dam. His first wife, who was the daughter of Sergeant Hall, bore him one daughter, Abigail and she married Thomas Starboard. November 9, 1664, Sergeant John Dame married his second wife, Elizabeth Furber, daughter of Lieutenant William Furber. Of this union there were five children: John, who died in infancy, another John, Alice, Deacon Moses, of Newington, and Bethiah.
- Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 2:3-4.
"JOHN, Dover, eldest s. of the preced. m. bef. 1663, Jane, d. of Richard Rowe, for his d. Abigail was b. 5 Apr. that yr. and he m. sec. w. 9 Nov. 1664, Elizabeth d. of William Furber, had John, b. 11 Jan. 1666, d. soon; John, again, 23 Feb. 1668, and Alice, 14 Dec. 1670; and d. 8 Jan. 1706."
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