The DOANE Family of Eastham, Barnstable, MA
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DEA. JOHN DOANE (b. abt 1590) of Eastham
DEA. JOHN DOANE of Eastham
Dea. John Doane was born about 1590. [Ref] He married Abigail Unknown. [Ref]
He was one of the first seven settlers of Eastham. [Ref] He was an of Eastham on 22 May 1655. [Ref]
Mr. John Doane received a portion to keep and bring up Mary Brown until she was 17. On 10 Oct 1644, the term expired, he returned two cows and their offspring to John Brown of Duxbury. [Ref]
On 14 Feb 1633/4 John Coomb, gentleman, sold a house on the west of Herring Weir to John Doane for £9 10s. [Ref]
Mr John Done is in the Plymouth section of the 1643 list of those between 16 and 60 able to bear arms in Plymouth Colony. [Ref]
John Doane was an inhabitant of Eastham on 22 May 1655. [Ref]
Children of John Doane. Their names are given in Hamlin [Ref].
John Doane married Rebecca Pette on 14 Jan 1684. [Ref]
Susannah Doane married Joseph, the son of Joseph Rogers, on 4 Feb 1660. [Ref]
Hezekiah Doane married Hannah. [Ref]
Samuel Doane married Martha Hamblen of Barnstable on 30 Dec 1696. [Ref]
MARTHA DOANE (d. 1633)
The widow Martha Harding who died in 1633 was probably the sister of Dea. John Doane. [Ref] She married Joseph Harding 1.
Martha emigrated to England in 1632 and settled in Plymouth. [Ref] The Widow Harding was assessed nine shillings on 25 Mar 1633 in Plymouth. [Ref]
Martha Harding died intestate. Inventory on her estate was taken on 8 Oct 1633 and presented on 28 Oct 1633 in court at Plymouth by James Hurst and John Doane. Her estate amounted to £20.18.06 and she had debts of 20.00.00 John Doane was executor. She left a son in the custody of John Doane. [Ref][Ref, 1;82-83] Disbursements were made to two of her husband's brothers in England. [Ref]
EPHRAIM DOANE of Eastham
Parents: Dea. John Doane [Ref, p. 14] and Abigail Unknown
Ephraim Doane married Mary Knowles on 5 Feb 1667 [Ref, p. 14, only gives the year] in Eastham. [Ref, 6;13][Ref]
Children of Ephraim Doane and Mary Knowles:
PATIENCE DOANE (1682 - aft 1746)
Parents: Ephraim Doane and Mary Knowles
Patience Doane was born the last week in Apr 1682 in Eastham. [Ref, 6;13][Ref, only gives the month][Ref] She died after 28 Sep 1746. She married Joshua Cook on 7 Feb 1705/6 in Eastham. [Ref, 6;15][Ref]
Patience was admitted to the Haddam Neck Congregational Church in Connecticut on 28 Sep 1746. [Ref] She was of that part of Middletown that was later Chatham and is now East Hampton. [Ref]
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. Entries for Martha Harding and John Coombs.
Bowman, George Ernest, "Plymouth Colony Wills and Inventories," Mayflower Descendant 1, 1899, 24-26, 79-83.
Clarenbach, Laura McGaffey and Ford, Loretta Broadwell (1972), "Joshua3 Cook (Josiah2, Josiah1) of Eastham, Mass." New England Historical and Genealogical Register 126, 81.
Doane, Alfred Adler, The Doane Family, vol I., Deacon John Doane, of Plymouth, Boston, Mass.: A.A. Doane, 1902.
Hamlin, David, "First Settlers of Eastham, Mass.," New England Historical and Genealogical Society 6, 1852, p. 41-46 , p. 167-170, p. 234-.
Huntington, E. B., A Genealogical Memoir of the Lo-Lathrop Family in this Country: Embracing the descendants, as far as known, of The Rev. John Lothropp, of Scituate and Barnstable, Mass., and Mark Lothrop, of Salem and Bridgewater, Mass., and the first generation of descendants of other names, Ridgefield, CT, M. Huntington, 1884.
Paine, Josiah, "Inscriptions in the Old Cemetery at Orleans, Mass.," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 21, 1867, 212-
Plymouth Colony Archive Project, http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/users/deetz, Court Records Laws and 17th Century Texts.
Winsor, Justin, "Abstract of the Earliest Wills in the Probate Office, Plymouth," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 4, 1850, 34.