David Damon

29 April 1717–3 December 1760 (Age 43)
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of David

When David Damon was born on 29 April 1717, in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Experience Damon, was 55 and his mother, Ruth Low, was 33. He married Ruth Young on 16 April 1748, in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 3 December 1760, in his hometown, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

David Damon
1717–1760
Mary Bryant
1730–
Marriage: 27 April 1754
Luther Damon
1755–1842
Molly Damon
1758–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 April 1754
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1662–1732Male

    Ruth Low

    Female1684–1727Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from the personal name Damon, from a classical Greek name, a derivative of damān ‘to kill’. Compare Damian .2 Respelling of the French surname D’Amont, a topographic name, with the preposition d(e) denoting someone who lived à mont ‘uphill’, i.e. on high ground above a village or settlement.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • David Damon, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • David Dammon and Ruth Young marriage (1748 - Scituate, MA), "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • David Dammon and Mary (Bryant) Clap marriage (1754 - Scituate, MA), "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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