Person:John Dam (5)

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Sergeant John Dam
b.cal 1634
m. bef 1634
  1. Sergeant John Dam1634 - 1705/06
  • HSergeant John Dam1634 - 1705/06
  • WUnknown Hallbef 1643 -
m. bef 1663
  1. Abigail Dam1663 -
m. 9 Nov 1664
  1. John Dam1665/66 - bef 1667/68
  2. Deacon John Dam1667/68 - aft 1739
  3. Alice Dam1670 - 1690/91
  4. Deacon Moses Dam1673 - bet 1751 and 1754
  5. Bethia Dam1675 - bet 1743 and 1751
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Sergeant John Dam
Gender Male
Birth[1] cal 1634
Alt Birth[2] 1637 Dover Neck, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
Marriage bef 1663 Estimate based on date of birth of only known child.
to Unknown Hall
Marriage 9 Nov 1664 Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United Statesto Elizabeth Furber
Death[1][2] 8 Jan 1705/06 Newington, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
References
  1. 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. 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.

  3.   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.

  4.   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."