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Descendants of John Dane born c1587 Berkhampstead, Hertford, ENG

Descendants of John Dane born c1587 Berkhampstead, Hertford, ENG

Posted: 1057267956000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1133018158000
I would like to invite all descendants of JOHN DANE to list their line of descent below this query so that we can share research information with one another.

Here is my DANE/FAULKNER line of descent to my 2 great grandparents:


Here is an item recently sent to me on JOHN DANE.

John Dane was born about 1587 in Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire. He married about 1608 Frances Bowyer who died about 1641 in Roxbury. MA. He married second Annis Bayford who died in 1682/83. Frances was probably the daughter of Thomas and Margaret Bowyer based on certain "benefactions" recorded for the Parish of Bishop's Stortford. "John Dane, by deed dated 21st July 1630, in consideration of the Parish haveing been at great charge in relieving Margaret his mother-in-law, the wife of Thomas Bowyer, after the death of her husband, and conveyed a parcel of ground taken out of a great yard belonging to John Dane, with a herenail ther or booth, and half part of a well lying in Hockerill Street, for the benefit of the chief inhabitants of this Parish forever." Frances had been at one time a servant of Lady Margaret Denny, who was maid of honor to Queen Elizabeth I, and the wife of Sir Edward Denny, a gentleman of the Queen's Privy Chamber. She came with her husband to New England and died soon after their arrival. John Dane came to New England with his wife and his children Elizabeth and Francis. His son John had preceded his parents to Ipswich in 1635 and they followed a year later, having "hasted after me as sone as they could." After a short period in Roxbury they settled in Ipswich in order to worship with Rev John Norton.The earliest grant of land to him was on April 9, 1639, but it appears this land had been occupied by them earlier. The grant was for a one acre lot "lying in the street called the west ens.." on the north side of the Ipswich River and adjoining the lot of Robert Muzzey. He had a six-acre planting lot "beyond the reach of Ready Marsh," and four more acres of planting ground within the common fence.In October, 1649, John petitioned the General court that the house and lands belonging to his father-in-law, William Chandler, might be made over to him for he had "paid more debt of Chand'l than ye house and land was worth, & also brought up ye children of Chandler w'ch have been chargeable to him." On February 2,165/66 he made a deed of gift to "his dear and loving wife Annis Dane.." of all the housing and lands that had belonged to her first husband. He was a commoner and was made freeman at Ipswich on June 2, 1641. He died Sept, 1658, in Roxbury, MA.
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Re: Descendants of John Dane

Posted: 1057285696000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1133018220000
Surnames: Bowyer, Dane
my descent from john dane (the immigrant) is as follows:
john dane & frances bowyer
john dane jr. & eleanor clark
john dane 3d & abigail warner
nathaniel dane and (2) anna lowe
elizabeth dane & james adams
anna adams & ezekiel goldthwait
ezekiel goldthwait jr. & mary "polly" fuller
elizabeth gray goldthwait & william bradley eaton
william bradley eaton jr. & (1) elizabeth lovett "lizzie"
katherine elizabeth eaton & charles william ferris
adda blanche ferris & francis xavier macdonough
dorothy mildred macdonough & walter francis crean
walter francis crean jr. & (1) sandra louise
walter thomas crean

Re: Descendants of John Dane

Posted: 1057342383000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1133018260000
Surnames: Dane
Thank you Walter for adding your line to this listing. I hope others will too and that we all can share information we find on JOHN DANE and descendants. I must admit to knowing very little about JOHN DANE as I have mostly concentrated on his son, REV. FRANCIS DANE and daughter, ABIGAIL DANE, who I descend from. Regards!
Jacqueline Sleeper Russell

Re: my descent from John Dane

Stephanie (View posts)
Posted: 1074979475000
Edited: 1133018502000
Surnames: Bowyer, Dane, Goodhue, Hawkes, Holmes, Ingalls, McKenzie
Here's my descent from John Dane!

John Dane & Frances Bowyer
Francis Dane & Elizabeth Ingalls
Hannah Dane and William Goodhue, Jr.
Nathaniel Goodhue & Mercy Hawkes
Elizabeth Goodhue & Robert Holmes
Hannah Holmes & Alexander McKenzie
John McKenzie & Rebecca Burnham
Jacob McKenzie & Lucy Perley
Frank McKenzie & Ada Rust
Choate McKenzie & Florence Davis
Lyman McKenzie & Betty Berry
Gayla McKenzie & Earle Copes
Stephanie Copes & William Varney

Hope this is of use to some of you. I'm willing to share any information I may have that may be of use to anyone researching any of these families.

Re: Nathaniel Dane

Walter Crean (View posts)
Posted: 1117036456000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1133018311000
Surnames: Dane
i am still trying to find more on the brother of my ancestor, nathaniel dane; the brother's name is john dane. they are both descended from the brother of your ancestor, rev. francis dane; his name was john dane, jr. and he was the father of the juror, john dane 3rd. john dane 3rd's son, john dane 4th, is the brother of my ancestor, nathaniel dane.


Re: Descendants of John Dane

Posted: 1117046426000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1133021024000
Surnames: Dane, Faulkner, Goodhue, Hazeltine, Hazeldean, Ingalls, Johnson
Sorry but I have not researched any of the siblings of my 7 great grandmother ABIGAIL DANE. Have you checked with the Andover Historical Society? Have you posted to the Essex County board and joined the Essex County, MA. rootsweb mailing list? That would be my suggestion for further research.

I purchased the EARLY RECORDS OF THE DANE FAMILY OF ANDOVER by CHARLOTTE HELEN ABBOTT (which I have found lots of errors and omissions in) - also got her EARLY RECORDS OF THE FAULKNER FAMILY OF ANDOVER too.

As far as I can see she only lists the following children for

data taken from page 5.

1) NATH. b. abt. 1645 m. DELIVERENCE HAZELTINE dau of ROBERT & ANN of Haverhill.

2) ELIZABETH d. Apr 15 1722 m. STEPHEN JOHNSON Nov 15, 1661.

3) HANNAH m. Capt WILLIAM GOODHUE of Ipswich.

4) PHEBE m. May 30 1671 JOSEPH ROBINSON, step-son of EDWARD FAULKNER and son of his wife DOROTHY ROBINSON.

5) ABIGAIL b. Oct 13 1652 in Andover; m. Oct 12 1675 FRANCIS FAULKNER. son of Edward AND WIFE dorothy robinson

6) FRANCIS b. Dec 8 1656; d. NOv 8 1738 m. HANNAH POORE dau of DAN POORE and MARY FARNUM.

I discovered that CHARLOTTE HELEN ABBOTT completely missed my 5 great grandfather NATHANIEL FAULKNER and his brother in the FAULKNER report because she was unaware they were born in Littleton.

When I obtained these genealogies in 2002 they were still unpublished.

Have you checked out the vital records for Andover?

Andover, MA Vital Records to 1850
Published by:
The Topsfield Historical Society
Topsfield, MA 1912
Transcribed by Frances LaMarco

I think your best bet is to keep posting for your line and hopefully someone who is also researching your line will find you. Good luck. Let me know when you have found some good information and I will add it to my worldconnect website.

Jacki Russell
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