Jane Damon

F, b. before 15 August 1624
FatherHenry Damon b. b 25 Jul 1590, d. b 3 Aug 1625
MotherAbigail Bacheldor b. 1600
     Jane was born before 15 August 1624 in England. She was nine years of age when she came to Massachusetts with her parents. On 15 August 1624, she was christened in Reading, Berkshire, England. The Damon name is spelled historically in documents in various ways. Such as Dammin, Dummin, Dammond, Damont. In mid May 1635, Jane left London, with her mother, aboard the ship, "Elizabeth & Ann", under the command of Captain Robert Cooper, bounded for New England. Listed among the passengers were Abigail Eaton aged 35 years, Jane Damand aged 9 years, Marie Eaton aged 4 years, Thomas Eaton aged 1 year & others..1,2,3 Jane married Sargeant John Plimpton on 13 March 1644 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.4


Sargeant John Plimpton d. 19 May 1677


  1. [S1513] Sanuel Chenery Damon, Damon Memorial or Notices of Three Damon Families who came from Old England, page 45-46. Jane Dammand, aged 9, was a passenger with the family of John Eaton, in the "Elizabeth Ann" which vessel came from London to New England in Spring of 1635.

    To John Plimpton of Medfield, John Eaton gave "the like sum of five pounds."
  2. [S179] Levi B. Chase, A Genealogy and Historical Notices of the family of Plimpton or Plympton in America and of Plumpton in England, page 29-30 - In the spring of 1635, there came over to New England, in the ship "Elizabeth & Ann" Abigail, aged 35, formerly wife and widow of one Dammant, and now the wife of John Eaton; with her were her children, "Jane Dammand, aged 9," Marie Eaton aged 4, and Thomas Eaton aged 1. Her husband John Eaton and her son John Dammant came aboard after the vessel left port, or preceeded them in another vessel. They settled in Dedham.
  3. [S1753] Passengers of the Elizabeth & Ann, Voyage of 1635: left from London in mid May; captain Robert Cooper; passengers; Abigail Eaton aged 35 years, Jane Damand aged 9 years, Mary Eaton aged 4 years, Thomas Eaton aged 1 year & - transcribed by Winthrop Society Ship Manifest Index - winthropsociety.com/ships/elizandann.htm.
  4. [S1512] Herbert W. Sumner, Marriage Records of Dedham Massachusetts, page 194 - 1644, Dummin, Jane & John Plimton, 13 Mar.