An American Family History

Abigail Warner Dane


Dane is also spelled Dayne, Deane, Dene, Denne

Children of Daniel Warner
and Elizabeth Dane
  • Ensign Daniel Warner
  • John Warner
  • Captain William Warner
  • Nathaniel Warner
  • Elizabeth Warner Heard
  • Abigail Warner Dane
  • Susannah Warner
  • Simeon Warner
    Daniel's subsequent wives:
  • Faith Browne Warner
  • Eleanor Pell Boynton Jewett Warner
  • ye is an archaic spelling of "the."

    Abigail Warner Dane was born in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts. Her parents were Daniel Warner and Elizabeth Dane.

    She married John Dane on December 27, 1671. John was born in 1643 and was the son of John Dane and Eleanor Clark. Abigail's brother Daniel Warner married John's sister, Sarah Dane.

    John and Abigail's children included:

    Abigail Dane Crackbone (December 15, 1673, married Joseph Crackbone),
    Rebecca Dane (September 18, 1676),
    Elizabeth Dane (March 6, 1678/79),
    John Dane (November 29, 1681, married Susannah Chandler),
    Susannah Dane (March 6, 1685/86, died age 2),
    Daniel Dane (1689, married Lydia Day), and
    Nathaniel Dane (June 27, 1691).

    In 1692 John was a juror in witch cases

    John died December 23, 1707. The inscription on his tombstone read

    Memento mori, Fugit Hora.
    Here lyes ye body of John Dane, Sen.
    who departed this life December 23d, 1707
    in the 65th year of his age.

    Old Style Calendar
    Before 1752 the year began on Lady Day, March 25th,. Dates between January 1st and March 24th were at the end of the year. Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are used to indicate whether the year has been adjusted. Often both dates are used.

    Essex County, Massachusetts was created on May 10, 1643 by the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, when it ordered "that the whole plantation within this jurisdiction be divided into four sheires."


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