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JOHN DANE (d. 1658) of Bishop's Stortford, Ipswich and Roxbury
John Dane was buried in Roxbury on 14 Sep 1658. [Ref] He married second Agnes (Bayford) Chandler, the widow of William Chandler of Roxbury on 2 Jul 1643. [Ref] She married third Dea. John Parmenter on 9 Aug 1660. [Ref] John Dane was of Berkhamptstead, Bishop's Stortford, Ipswich and Roxbury. [Ref]
John was granted a house lot of one acre in Ipswich lying in the street called the West End, recorded on 9 (2) 1639. [Ref] He was a commoner of Ipswich on 'the last day of the last month, 1641'. [Ref]
Daniel Warner wrote, "My great-grandfather Dane had 2 sons: john and francis; and one daughter who married mr james How. His son frances settled ye first minister in Andover." [Ref]
John's will, dated 7 (7) 1658 and proved 16 Oct 1658, is in his handwriting. He left his son John £10 out of his house, bedding and a pewter platter. He left his daughter Elizabeth How a black cow, held at Andover by George Abbott. He left his son Francis his woodlot, about 22 acres, a kettle, a sheet, a "saser", an old cow at Roxbury and his bible. He left his wife "Anic" his other movable goods. His will was witnessed by John Johnson, Isaac Heath and Isaac Morrell. [Ref]
Children of John Dane and Unknown first wife:
JOHN DANE (c. 1612 - 1684)
Parents: John Dane
John Dane was probably born about 1612 in Berkhampstead. [Ref] He died on 29 Sep 1684 in Ipswich. [Ref] He married first Eleanor Unknown, perhaps Clark. [Ref] He married second Alice Unknown. [Ref] She outlived him. [Ref]
He was one of 25 inhabitants of 'Northam' who signed a 4 (1) 1640 letter to Thomas Dudley, governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, expressing loyalty and complaining of Capt. Underhill. [Ref]
On 30 (1) 1647, 25 (7) 1649 and 30 (7) 1651 John Dane was on a jury at the Ipswich Court. [Ref] John was on the grand jury at the 26 (7) 1654 court at Ipswich. [Ref]
Samuel Symonds successfully sued John Dane and William Story for breaking down his fence at the 28 (7) 1647 court at Ipswich. [Ref]
John is on a 19 Dec 1648 list of taxpayers in Ipswich. [Ref]
John wrote his memoirs and they are published in the New England Historical and Genealogical Register. [Ref]
In his will John styles himself John Dane, Chirurgeon. The will is labelled by the Court clerk as Docter Deane's will. [Ref] He left an estate of £469.11.3. [Ref]
Children of John Dane:
Parents: John Dane
Elizabeth Dane married Renold Foster. [Ref]
Boltwood, Lucius Manlius, trans., "Deaths in the Town of Andover," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 2, 1847, 377-381.
Editors, "John Dane's Narrative," New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 8, 1854.
Haines, Andrews M., "Papers Relating to the Haines Family," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 23, 1869, 150-169.
Hammet, A., trans., "Extracts from Daniel Warner's Record," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 15, 1861, 50.
Hammatt, A., "Physicians of Ipswich," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 4, 1850, 11.
Moriarty, G. Andrews, "Ancestry of William Chandler of Roxbury, Mass.," New England Historical and Genealogical Society 85, 1931, 133 -.
A Subscriber, "Early Ipswich Families," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 2, 1848, 174-7.
Trask, William, "Abstracts from the Earliest Wills on Record in the County of Suffolk, Mass.," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, various issues.
Wait, Luther, trans., "Ipswich Proceedings," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 2, 1848, 50-53.