Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Lt. Colonel Elisha Doane 1697-1759 Hannah Cole 1700-1786

Captain Elisha Doane
Born 1699 Massachusetts
Parents Hezekiah Doane and Hannah Snow
Occupation: Whale Fisheries
Deacon in his church from 1730 until his death
Military: Captain of 4th Company 7th Massachusetts Regiment and fought in Louisburg and suffered at Grand Pre. He had a sword with his name engraved on it that is reported to have been passed down through his descendants
Married Hannah Cole 26 Feb 1718 Cape Cod, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Died 7 Dec 1759 Wellfleet, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Buried Duck Creek Cemetery, Wellfleet, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Sources
Online Book: Doane Family by Alfred A Doane pages 84
Picture of headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/

Hannah Cole
Born 15 Dec 1693 Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Parents:  William Cole and Hannah Snow
Died 25 Feb 1786 Wellfleet, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Sources
Online:  http://www.pilgrimhopkins.com/
Picture of headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/

CHILDREN

*Colonel Joseph Doane
Christened 6 Aug 1721 Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Married Dorcas Eldredge 12 Apr 1739 Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Children: Lydia, Dorcas, Joseph, Hannah, Ruth, Mary, Elisha, Rachel, Ephraim, Mary, Sarah
Died 12 May 1778 Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Sources

Online Book: History of Chatham, Massachusetts by W.C. Smith, p 50, 205, 207

Book: History of Brewer, Orrington, Holden & Eddington by Thayer & Ames
Online Book: Doane Family by Alfred A Doane pages 87

Book: History of Eastham, Wellfleet and Orleans, Barnstable Co., Mass from 1644-1844

 By Enoch Pratt

Book Massachusetts soldiers and sailors of the revolutionary war: Volume 14 by Massachusetts Office of Secretary of State

Chatham Sea Captains in the Age of Sail By Joseph A. Nickerson, Jr., Geraldine Nickerson pages 25-28

 Note:  this concerns his son, Joseph Jr, who was involved in a mystery of murder and mayhem
Colonel Elisha Doane
Born 23 Jun 1725 Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Occupation:  Whale Fishery
Married 1) Hope Rich 22 Feb 1743 Wellfleet, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Children: Thankful, Elisha, Hannah, Isaiah, Hope, Elisha, Rachel
2) Ann Doane 25 Dec 1768 Boston, Massachusetts
Children: Jane, Jane, John, William
Died 27 Jan 1783 Boston, Massachusetts
Buried: Doane Tomb No 12, under Kings Chapel, Boston, Massachusetts
Sources
To see his house (now used a community center): http://www.southshorecommunitycenter.com/
To read about his descendants: www.archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/DOAN/1998
On YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6EKtY3rjLg&feature=fvw
Basic biography:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=75228300
Online Book: Doane Family by Alfred A Doane page 87

History of Eastham, Wellfleet and Orleans, Barnstable Co., Mass from 1644-1844

 By Enoch Pratt 
Hannah Doane
Born abt 1729 Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Married David Brown Jr 13 Dec 1743 (intentions) Eastham, Massachusetts
Children: Hannah, Samuel, David, Jonathan, Ruth, Rachel, Elisha, Joseph, Hezekiah, Benjamin, Mary
Died Jul 1816
Sources
Online Book: Doane Family by Alfred A Doane page 88
Deacon Hezekiah Doane
Born abt 1730 Eastham, Massachusetts
Occupation:  Whale Fishery (Belonged to a crew called the 'seed corn gang of whalers'
Representative to General Court (3 Years)
Selectman (5 years)
Town Clerk (4 years)
Paid fines instead of serving in the Continental Army
Married 1) Elizabeth Crowell 25 Oct 1750 Eastham, Massachusetts
Children:  Elisha, Elizabeth, Hezekiah, Paul, William, Henry, Joseph, Margery, Elisha
2) Sarah Cahoon 28 Nov 1799 Wellfleet, Massachusetts
Died 18 Mar 1808 Massachusetts
Buried Duck Creek Cemetery, Wellfleet, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Sources
Online Book: Doane Family by Alfred A Doane page 88

History of Eastham, Wellfleet and Orleans, Barnstable Co., Mass from 1644-1844

 By Enoch Pratt p 17, 107, 115, 131
Ruth Doane
Born abt 1732 Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Died abt 1747 Cape Breton, Massachusetts (age 15y)
Sources
Online Book: Doane Family by Alfred A Doane page 88
Rachel Doane
Born abt 1734 Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Married 1) John Wormley 17 May 1757 Eastham, Massachusetts
2) Edward Baker 12 Jan 1766 Wellfleet, Massachusetts
Sources
Online Book: Doane Family by Alfred A Doane page 88

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