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Descendants of ISAAC DAFFORN/DAFFORNE

 

First Generation

1. ISAAC DAFFORN/DAFFORNE.

Noted events in his life were:

• Witness to Will: 1671.

• Witness to Will: 1672.

• Witness to Will: 1684.

• Witness to Will: 1686.

ISAAC married.

The child from this marriage was:

2 M i. JOHN DAFFORN/DAFFORNE was born about 1656 and died before 1695 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.

JOHN married MARY WOODY (b. Abt 1656, buried 26 Mar 1728) in 1667 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.

Second Generation (Children)

2. JOHN DAFFORN/DAFFORNE was born about 1656 and died before 1695 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.

Noted events in his life were:

• Marriage: 1667, Boston, Suffolk, MA. John Dafforn married Mary Woody in Boston, Massachusetts. SHB

• He was involved in a court case in 1674 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. Daffron agst Holowall & Butler: John Dafforn plaint. Against William Holloway and Stephen Butler Defendants in an action of the case for or upon a trespass done by sd Hollloway & Butler by pulling down & removeing the sd Daffornes fence from of his land ........ RECORDS OF THE SUFFOLK COUNTY COURT

• He was involved in a court case in 1674 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. Holloway & Butler agt Dafforn: William Holloway & Stephen Butler plaints agt John Dafforen Defendt according to Attachmt Dt. January 20 1674. The plaints withdrew their Action upon agreement of a referrence of the case to the Govr Edward Tyng Esqr & major Tho: Clarke Esqr & all the Select men of Boston, to abide by theire determinacion or the major part of them in the case & engaged themselves in two hundred pounds apeice each to other to performe theire award.  RECORDS OF THE SUFFOLK COUNTY COURT

• He was involved in a court case on 23 Jul 1674 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. Smith agt Russell &: John Smith plaint. Agt capt Thomas Russell & Jn Dafforne Defendts according to Attachm. Dat. July 23d 1674. The plaint. Withdrew his Accion. RECORDS OF THE SUFFOLK COUNTY COURT

• He was involved in a court case in 1674 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. John Dafforn Factor or Agent to Mr. John Johnson of Thenerife plaint. Against Robert Lisly Defendant in an action of the Case for the non performance or breach of bill of Lading under the sd Lisly's hand bearing date the 10 Febr 1673, RECORDS OF THE SUFFOLK COUNTY COURT

• He was involved in a court case on 22 Oct 1674 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. John Dafforn plaint. Against Robert Lisly Defendant according to Attachmt Dat. 22 October. 1674. The plaint. Withdrew his Accion. RECORDS OF THE SUFFOLK COUNTY COURT

• He was involved in a court case on 24 Apr 1675 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. Arbitrators Return in Holoway & Daffornes case: …we doe Award that William Holoway & Stephen Butler shalbee at the charge to set up the Fence which they pulled down along Mr Daffornes Land in the same place where it was according to theire agreement before the Selectmeb wth Richard Woody & the sd Dafforne to enjoy that Line as the boundary between the sd partys & this wee Award as or finall determination in this case. Witness our hands the 24th of April 1675. RECORDS OF THE SUFFOLK COUNTY COURT

• DEATH: Bef 1703, Boston, Suffolk, MA. BY 6 APRIL 1703 MARY IS REFERED TO AS WIDOW.  "Thomas Jackson, Boston, Mercht vs Mary Dafforn, Boston, Widow." The Mayflower Descendant, Volume 35, Plaintiff/Defendant Guide to Suffolk CountyCommon Pleas, Page 156

• He was employed. Attorney

JOHN married MARY WOODY, daughter of Richard WOODY/WODDEE and Unknown, in 1667 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. MARY was born about 1656 and was buried on 26 Mar 1728 in Boston,Suffolk, MA.

Noted events in her life were:

• Publication: DIARY OF SAMUEL SEWALL, 1698. 22 Jan, Wednesday. Josiah Franklin [brother of Benjamin Franklin] attended a "Family Sacrifice" at Judge Sewall's.  Sewall  invited the regular members of his private prayer meetings: ... absent was Mary Dafforne, wife of John Dafforne. She made her Baptismal Covenant at the Old South Church in 1677 (no specific dates are given for that year) (Hill, Catalogue 103, 198) and became a full member 15 Feb 1684 (Hill, Catalogue 13, 150).

• She had a residence in 1698 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. "Whereas Samuel Sewall, of Boston in New England, Esqr. and Hanah is Wife, by Lease have Lett unto Mary Dafforne of Boston, Aforesaid, Widdow, (one of the surviving Daughters and Coheirs of Mr. Richard Woodey, late of Boston aforesaid, Soape Boyler deed) All that their Messuage or Tenement with the Land thereunto belonging at the Southend of Boston (heretofore the Estate of the said Woodey) now in the Occupation of the said Dafforne, For one year from the Tenth Day of this Instant May-Now wee the said Samuel and HanahSewall, notwithstanding the same, doe covenant and promise to and with the said Mary Dafforn, and her Sister Martha Pateshall of Boston, Widdow, that if they shall pay unto us by the Twentyeth day of August next after the date hereof, The sum of One Hundred and Fifty pounds, Current Money of New England, Then and in such case wee will thereupon grant and convey unto them all our tight and Interest in the aforesaid housing and Land; Or in case the said Mary Dafforne, (and not the said Martha Pateshall), shall then only be in a capacity to pay us the said Money, Then upon her payment thereof to us, wee will assure the premisses as aforesaid. Witnesse our hands and seales, hereunto sett, the Twenty third day of May Anno Domini. 1698. Sided Sealed and Deliverd in presence of us. Nathll Henchman Bartholomew Green. Samll Sewall (Sigil). Hanah Sewall (Sigil)" Letter-Book of Samuel Sewall.

• Publication: Diary of Samuel Sewall, 1698. Listed in General Index

Pateshall, Martha, sister of Mary Dafforne, I.200

• She was involved in a court case on 6 Apr 1703. Thomas Jackson, Boston mercht VS Mary Dafforn , Boston , Widow. THE COMPLETE MAYFLOWER DESCENDENTS, VOLS. 1-46 VOL 35 PAGE 156

• Publication: Diary of Samuel Sewall, 1715. Jan 4 Mr. Jno Menzeis, Judge of the Admiralty, with his brorth the Register comes to Town, from Rode Island. Meeting at Mrs. Dafforn's at night. Read Mr. Caryl's Sermon preach'd at Paul's .14.1645.

• Burial Records:26 Mar 1728, Boston, Suffolk, MA. "Tuesday, March, 26. Mrs. Mary Dafforne laid in her Grave in the old Burying Place, Bearers, Sewall, Byfield; Oliver, Capt Ephraim Savage; Capt. Ballentine, Deacon Marshall. It seems Mr. Moffat, Who Married the only daughter, belongs to the old Church; and the Bearers were equally divided. She was of my Father Hull's privat Meeting, I hope a good Woman; much Confin'd. I am griev'd I visited her no more, though hindred by my own Sickness and indisposition." Diary of Samuel Sewall.

Children from this marriage were:

F i. MARY DAFFORN/DAFFORNE was born on 15 Apr 1677 in Boston, Suffolk, MA and was christened on 22 Apr 1677.

MARY married Thomas MOFFATT on 12 Jan 1715 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. Thomas was born about 1694 and died after 1739 in England.

Noted events in their marriage were:

• Marriage: 12 Jan 1715. Thomas Moffat to Mary Daffron Rev. M. Benj Colmand Presbytn. 12 Jan 1715

M ii. JOHN DAFFORN/DAFFORNE JR was born on 3 Aug 1678 in Boston, Suffolk, MA, was christened on 3 Aug 1678, and died after 1715 in North Carolina.

M iii. ISAAC DAFFORN/DAFFORNE was born on 20 Nov 1680 in Boston, Suffolk, MA and was christened on 5 Dec 1680.

M iv. RICHARD DAFFORN

Third Generation (Grandchildren)

3. MARY DAFFORN/DAFFORNE was born on 15 Apr 1677 in Boston, Suffolk, MA and was christened

on 22 Apr 1677.

MARY married Thomas MOFFATT on 12 Jan 1715 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. Thomas was born about

1694 and died after 1739 in England.

Noted events in their marriage were:

• Marriage: 12 Jan 1715. Thomas Moffat to Mary Daffron Rev. M. Benj Colmand Presbytn. 12 Jan 1715

Noted events in his life were:

Marriage: "Tuesday, March, 26. Mrs. Mary Dafforne laid in her Grave in the old Burying Place , Bearers Sewall, Byfield; Oliver, Capt Ephraim Savage; Capt. Ballentine, Deacon Marshsall. It seems Mr. Moffat, Who Married the only daughter, belongs to the old Church; and the Bearers were equally divided. She was of my Father Hull's privat Meeting, I hope a good Woman; much Confin'd. I am griev'd I visited her no more, though hindred by my own Sickness and indisposition." Diary of Samuel Sewall.

4. JOHN DAFFORN/DAFFORNE JR was born on 3 Aug 1678 in Boston, Suffolk, MA, was christened on 3 Aug 1678, and died after 1718 in.

Noted events in his life were:

• He owned property on 9 Dec 1719 in QUEEN ANNE'S CREEK. Thomas Henman to Thos. Bray. Assigns lot No 7, on Queen Anne's Creek; December 9, 1718. Test, Robert Hicks, John Dafforne. (NOTE****Originally incorporated in 1715 as ''The Towne on Queen Anne's Creek,'' and later as ''Ye Towne on Mattercommack Creek'' and, still later as ''The Port of Roanoke,'' the spot was named Edenton in 1722 in honor of Governor Charles Eden. )

5. ISAAC DAFFORN/DAFFORNE was born on 20 Nov 1680 in Boston, Suffolk, MA and was christened on 10 Jun 1683 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.

Noted events in his life were:

• He was employed from 1716 to 1717. In the room of Six others before Chosen whe refuse to Serve.Mesues John Jefferyes | Samll Sewall | Capt Joseph White | are chosen to Serve as Constables for ye Isaac Dafforn | year ensuing. Edward Pell & | John Ellis | Voted. a grant of Thirty pounds to be pd out of ye Treasury, to Joseph Prout for his Service as Treasurer ye Last year.

ISAAC married.

The child from this marriage was:

7 M i. Issaac DAFFORN/DAFFORNE died in 1760 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.

Issaac married Sarah COTTON on 20 Nov 1744 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.

 

 

Fourth Generation (Great-Grandchildren)

7. Issaac DAFFORN/DAFFORNE died in 1760 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.

Noted events in his life were:

• Publication: Drakes' History of Boston, 1760, Boston, Suffolk, MA. The great fire of 1760, on of the sufferres, as we see in Drake's valuable History of Boston, page 652, was Isaac Dafforne, perhaps grand-son of John. This is from Early New England Settlers 1600s-1800s. Guide to the Early Settlers of America, Surnames, C-D page 128

Issaac married Sarah COTTON, daughter of SOLOMAN COTTON and Judith CUTT, on 20 Nov 1744 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.

Children from this marriage were:

M i. ISAAC DAFFORN/DAFFORNE was born on 19 Oct 1746 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.

ISAAC married Susan.

M ii. JOHN DAFFORN/DAFFORNE was born on 13 May 1749 in Boston, Suffolk, MA and died in 1787 at age 38.

Noted events in his life were:

• He was employed. Painter

JOHN married Hannah  AVERY on 15 Sep 1772 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.

Noted events in their marriage were:

• Marriage: 1772. John Daffron & Hannah Avery Married by Rev. CharlesChauncey, D.D. Date of Marriage Sept. 15, 1772 (original return Dafforne)CITY DOCUMENT NO. 101 [BOSTON]

JOHN next married ELIZABETH INGERSOL on 13 Mar 1777.

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This is a photo of "Gravestone of Mrs. Hannah Dafforne in the Kings Chapel Burying Ground." by Daniel Jurnove
Richard Largaespada found this photo at :   http//photos.jurnove.net/Freedom-Trail?page=2  We have both tried to find out who took the photo, but the website gives no clue.   See below
 
Sat  Aug 22, 2009
The mystery is finally solved!  The uncle of Daniel Jurnove contacted me and led me to his nephew.  Daniel Jarnove has kindly given me permission to use his photo.  Thank you Daniel.
 
Jennie Turner-Talley