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Daniel Draper

  • Birth 20 Feb 1763 Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 9 Dec 1834 Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Westwood, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Plot 35
  • Memorial ID 99330152

Daniel was the son of John Draper and Abigail Cheney of Dover, Mass. He was married in Dedham, Mass. on 14 May 1793 to Naomah DEAN, the daughter of Joseph Dean and Sarah Baker. In 1813 Daniel built a house at High Rock, West Dedham, and descendants to the sixth generation lived in it. He was known for his very powerful voice. His will, dated 18 October 1834, was proved 6 January 1835, and named his three sons Joseph, Martin, and Willard (his wife and daughters had all died by that time). Daniel is buried in the Westwood Cemetery in the same plot as his son Willard and two of Willard's sons. Naomah is buried nearby, according to the Dedham Vital Record by Robert Hanson. Children, birth of first recorded in Dover, MA and last five recorded in Dedham:

*Sarah, b. 6 Dec 1793, d. 11 Aug 1795.

*Joseph, b. 5 Aug 1795, married Polly COLBURN.

*Martin, b. 7 Mar 1797, m. Sally FISHER.

*Willard, b. 2 Nov 1800, m. Louisa SMITH of Walpole.

*Mary, b. 21 Aug 1803, d. 4 Sep 1819.

*Sarah, b. 1 Jul 1809, m. Nathanial NOYES.

The following material on Daniel Draper is from the book by Robert Brand Hanson, Editor, Vital Records of Dedham, Massachusetts; 1635-1845 (Picton Press, Camden, Maine (first printing August 1997)):

p 54, births. Draper, Daniel, s/o John Jr. & Abigail, 2/20/1763.

p 251, marriages. Draper, Daniel of Dover m. 5/14/1793 (tt) Namah Dean; (int 4/20/1793) (tt - Third Parish Church, Rev. Thomas Thacher).

p 376, deaths. Draper, Daniel, d. 12/9/1834. age 72 PR2 (GS3); (MB: age 71).

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  • Maintained by: Stan Arnold
  • Originally Created by: Trisha
  • Added: 21 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99330152
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel Draper (20 Feb 1763–9 Dec 1834), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99330152, citing Westwood Cemetery, Westwood, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Stan Arnold (contributor 48121400) .