Person:John Dane (4)

  • HJohn Daneest 1587 - 1658
  • WFrances Bowyerbef 1590 - bet 1640 and 1641
m. bef 1610
  1. Elizabeth Daneest 1610 - 1693/94
  2. Dr. John Daneest 1612 - 1684
  3. Rev. Francis Dane1615 - 1696/97
m. 2 Jul 1643
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] John Dane
Gender Male
Birth[1][3][4] est 1587 Little Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England (probably)
Marriage bef 1610 Based on estimated date of birth of eldest known child.
to Frances Bowyer
Residence[1] 1639 Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[1] 1643 Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 2 Jul 1643 Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesto Annis Bayford
Will[1][2] 7 Sep 1650
Death[1][2][5][6] 14 Sep 1658 Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation[1] Tailor.
Probate[1][2] 16 Oct 1658 Will proved.
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Dane, in Ferris, Mary Walton. Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines: A Memorial Volume Containing the American Ancestry of Rufus R. Dawes; and A Memorial Volume Containing the American Ancestry of Mary Beman (Gates) Dawes. (Milwaukee, WI: Cuneo Press, 1931-1943), 1:239-41.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 John Dane, in 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), 2:6.

    John (Dane), Roxbury, from Co. Essex, Eng. came 1636, bring. ch. of a dec. w. Francis, Eliz. and John; was perhaps the freem. of 2 June 1641, m. 2 July 1643, Ann, or Hannah, or Annis, wid. of William Chandler, and d. says town rec. bur. says the ch. rec. 14 Sept. 1658. His will, of a week preced. pro. 16 Oct. names only those ch. of wh. he calls Eliz. Howe, perhaps w. of the sec. Abraham of Roxbury. Perhaps he had rem. a short time to Ipswich, and came back to R. His wid. had third h. John Parmenter of Sudbury, and d. 15 Mar. 1683.

  3. Dane, John, and Samuel G. Drake. Declaration of Remarkable Providences in the Course of My Life: To Which is Added a Pedigree of the Dane Family, and a Few Notes. (Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1854), p. 7.

    "...yet I ueary well Remember it, my fatther Remoud his habetation from barcumstid [Berkhampstead] to Starford [Stortford]."
    [place names added by editor]

  4. Walne, Peter. Emigrants from Hertfordshire1630-1640: Some Additions and Corrections. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Jan 1978), 132:18-19.

    [Referring to above and its identification of Berkhamstead as place of his origin]
    "This is a mistaken identification of his place of origin. Dane is a surname totally unknown in Berkhamsted. It is, however, very common in Little Berkhampstead..."

  5. Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1925-1926), 2:502.

    DANE, John, [died] Sept. 14, 1658.

  6. Record Commissioners of Boston. Roxbury Land and Church Records. (Boston, Massachusetts: Rockwell & Churchill, 1884), 176.

    Moneth 7 day 14. John Dane dyed.
    [Note: In old-styles dates, the seventh month is September. More info may be found here.]