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James Dains (1716 - 1779)

James Dains aka Dayns, Dean, Deane, Deanes, Deans
Born in Norwich, New London, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 11 Oct 1738 in Norwichtown, New London, Connecticut Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 63 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, USAmap
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Consistently, the recorded births (in Norwich, Connecticut) of the "Dayns, Dean, Deane, Deanes, Deans, Dains" children is after their recorded baptisms at the Norwich Church.

James , s. Ephriam bp 12 June 1716, Norwich[1]

James Dayns was born ye 28th day of July. 1716. [2]

James Dayns was born in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Colony on 28 July, 1716 to parents Ephraim Daynes and Sarah Pasmouth. [3]

"James Deans; and Elizabeth Rood, were Married to Each other october ye 11th 1738 [by] Henry Willes, Pastor of ye 2nd Church in Norwich." Their children were:


  1. Volume 084 Norwich Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: 2013. Original data: Connecticut. Church Records Index. Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut. [ link at Ancestry ($)
  2. Vital records of Norwich, 1659-1848. Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut. (Hartford: Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut, 1913) Part I p. 62
  3. . Vital Records of Norwich (Hartford, Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut, 1913). Available through Internet Archive, accessed online 6 June 2017: ( Volume 1, page 67.
  4. Ibid, pages 192 & 193.

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What is the LNAB to be used on the merged profile?
posted by Marion Poole
What is the LNAB to be used on the merged profile?
posted by Marion Poole
Daynes-10 and Dains-70 appear to represent the same person because: same person, slight name variant
posted by Mason Garrison

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