Benjamin Dana

Benjamin Dana

Male 1660 - 1738  (78 years)    Has 17 ancestors and 45 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Benjamin Dana 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 20 Feb 1660  Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 8 Apr 1660  Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Aug 1738  Oldcemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 13 Aug 1738  Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I398166  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2002 

    Father Richard Dana,   b. 31 Oct 1617, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1690, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Ann Bullard,   b. Abt 1627, Watertown, Middlesex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1711, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1648  Cambridge, Massachussets, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 10 siblings 
    Family ID F159031  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Buckminster,   b. 1668, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1754  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 24 May 1688  Brighton, Suffolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Dana,   b. Abt 1690, Conn Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Conn Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Jonathan Dana,   b. Abt 1690,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Benjamin Dana,   b. 28 Apr 1689, Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1751, Brighton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Jonathan Dana,   b. 1691, Cambridge, Massachussets, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Dana,   b. Abt 1695,   d. 1712  (Age ~ 17 years)
    +6. Isaac Dana,   b. 3 Oct 1697, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1767, Pomfret, Windsor Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     7. Rev Joseph Dana,   b. 1699, Pomfrett, Conn Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1778, Lebanon, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     8. William Dana,   b. 1703,   d. 1770  (Age 67 years)
     9. Ann Dana,   b. 1705,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Sarah Dana,   b. 1705,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +11. Jedidiah Dana,   b. 11 Feb 1708,   d. 28 Mar 1787, Conn Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2002 
    Family ID F159029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lived at Cambridge (Now Brighton)and is said to have owned a farm one mile from the meeting house, lately owned by Col Steph en Dana, on the road to Newton Corner. He and his brothers Jacob and Daniel own ed one twelfth part of the Mashamoguet uprchase of 15,000 acres, in Pomfret, CN , which cost L20 in 1686.
      He was a Tythingman in 1699 and 1701, and Surveyor i n 1702. Died at Cambridge
      Aug 13 1738. "On account of age"his widow declined a dministering on his estate, and letters were granted to his son Benjamin, Aug 2 8 1738 and the inventory returned Aug 31 1738, of 20 acres of land in Newton l1 60;personal about L90. His widow married july 18 1742 Joshua Fuller of Newton, he being 87 and she (prob) 84.



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