MAJ Hezekiah Doane

Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Death May 1752 (aged 79)
Wellfleet, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Unknown, Specifically: Still searching.
Memorial ID 57682930 · View Source
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Son of Mercy Knowles and Ephraim Doane(2), Deacon John Doane(1). 1m to Hannah Snow. 2m to Mary Smith Freeman, widow of Thomas Freeman of Harwich. 3m to Mrs. Sarah Knowles of Eastham in 1744. Hezekiah Doane appears as a surveyor of highways in Eastham in 1691 and 1692. He early resided in what is now Provincetown, where he was engaged in the whale fishery. He attended church at Truro where some of his children were baptized. On 15 May 1705 he and Samuel Treat, Jr., were admitted inhabitants of Pamet, now Truro, and on 01 Nov 1711, when a church was organized there with Rev. John Avery as pastor, Hezekiah Doane was chosen deacon and ruling elder. He was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1710 and held the office many years, his name appearing as a Justice on old documents as late as 1736, at which time he was residing in Provincetown. Dr. Breed attended him in his last sickness. His widow Sarah was appointed administratrix 23 Jun 1752, but died before the estate was settled and Benjamin Higgins was appointed to her place. He had a large family but their births are not recorded on public records.

Children of Hezekiah Doane 1672-1752 and Hannah Ruhamah Snow 1670 – 1717 are:
Nehemiah Doane 1692 – 1730
Mary Doane 1694 – 1764
Ephraim Doane 1696 – 1751
Elisha Doane 1699 – 1759
Rachel Doane 1701 – 1735
Hannah Doane 1703 – 1742
Hezekiah, Jr. Doane PATRIOT 1712 – 1771

Children of Hezekiah Doane 1672-1752 and Mary Smith Freeman
1685 – 1742 is:
Joseph Doane 1719 – 1721

Hezekiah Doane 1672-1752 and Sarah Elkins Mayo Knowles 1674 – 1753 had no children.

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