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JOHN TRAINE (abt 1610 - 1681) of Watertown
John Traine was born about 1610. He died on 29 Jan 1680/1. [Ref] He married first Margaret Dix. Margaret was born about 1616/7. She died on 18 Dec 1660, age 44. [Ref] John married second Abigail Bent on 12 Oct 1675. [Ref] She died on 17 Aug 1691. [Ref]
John Trane, 25, and Margaret Dix, 18, were on an 18 April 1635 list of those to be transported to New England on the Susan and Ellen; they were to travel as servants of Percival and Elinor Green. [Ref][Ref]. There is no further record of Margaret Dix in New England so it has been conjectured that she is the Margaret who married John Train. [Ref]
John took the oath of fidelity in Watertown in 1652. [Ref] He bought ten acres from George Parkhurst on 13 Jun 1655. [Ref]
John Traine, Sr. witnessed the 23 Jun 1674 will of Michael Barstow of Watertown, signing with his mark. [Ref]
Children of John Traine and Margaret Dix:
HANNAH TRAINE (b. 1657)
Parents: John Traine and Margaret Dix
Hannah Traine was born on 7 Sep 1657 in Watertown. [Ref][Ref says 8 Sep] She married Richard Child on 16 Jan 1678 in Watertown. [Ref][Ref daughter of the first John Traine]
Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. Vol. 1-3. Boston, MA, USA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995. Online: New England Historic Genealogical Society website. Entries for Isaac Cole, Margaret Dix and Percival Green.
Bond, Henry, Family Memorials: Genealogies of the Families and Descendents of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston; to Which Is Appended the Early History of the Town, Vol. I., Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 1855.
Child, Elias, Genealogy of the Child, Childs, and Childe Families: Of the past and present in the United States and the Canadas, from 1630 to 1881, Utica, Published for the author by Curtiss & Childs, 1881.
Editors, "Founders of New England," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 14, 1860, 297 - 346.
Editors, "Michael Barstow's Will, " New England Historical and Genealogical Register 8, 1854, 169-170.
Editors, "Names of Persons who Took the Oath of Fidelity in 1652," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 3, 1849, 401.
Vital Records of Watertown, 1630 - 1825.
Vital Records of Weston, Mass. (Online Database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007).