Joseph was born in 1711. He was a son of Thomas Daynes and his wife Hannah.
Ancestry.com. Some descendants of Abraham Dains and Sarah Peake [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004, page 100 Image on Ancestry.com, page 18 of 22. Original data: Lamb, Sabria Palmer.. Some descendants of Abraham Dains and Sarah Peake. Detroit, Mich.: S.P. Lamb, 1989. Refers to Thomas Daynes, son of Abraham, born New London, CT, 1676, died Coventry, CT, 1 Oct 1739, age 63. Married Hannah (no name listed). Had the following children: Hannah, b. 1706; Joseph, b. 1711; Tabitha, b. 1720; Benjamin, d. April 11, 1728; Thomas, d. May 25,1725; Ebenezer, d. July 26, 1726. Will of Thomas Daynes (father), probated 1739/40.