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Elisha Janes

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Elisha Janes was born in 1715 (son of Benjamin Janes and Hannah Edwards).

    Elisha married Mary on 23 Apr 1740. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Bathsheba Janes was born on 10 Feb 1743; died on 26 Aug 1806.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Benjamin Janes was born on 30 Sep 1672 in Northfield, Franklin, Massachusetts (son of William Janes and Hannah Bascom).

    Benjamin married Hannah Edwards. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Hannah Edwards (daughter of Joseph Edwards).

    Notes:

    She was scalped by natives near Northampton, Massachusetts, 13 May 1704. She survived, but according to her descendant Samuel Jones Tilden (citation details below) she always wore a black cap afterwards.

    The Ancestry of Lorenzo Ackley (citation details below) says that she was "cured by Dr. Bulkeley of Wethersfield, where the family settled to enable her to receive the best medical treatment obtainable."

    The Janes Family (citation details below) identifies the doctor as "Dr. Gershom Buckley."

    Children:
    1. 1. Elisha Janes was born in 1715.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  William Janes died on 20 Sep 1690 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Came to New England in 1637, settling early in New Haven, where he signed the "Fundamental Agreement" in 1639.

    He was evidently educated, and given the prefix of respect, "Mr."

    William married Hannah Bascom on 20 Nov 1662 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts. Hannah (daughter of Thomas Bascom and Avis) was born about 1630; died in Mar 1681. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Hannah Bascom was born about 1630 (daughter of Thomas Bascom and Avis); died in Mar 1681.
    Children:
    1. 2. Benjamin Janes was born on 30 Sep 1672 in Northfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Joseph Edwards
    Children:
    1. 3. Hannah Edwards


Generation: 4

  1. 10.  Thomas Bascom was born about 1605; died on 9 May 1682 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    He came to America in 1634 on the Recovery, with the company that settled at Dorchester. In Windsor, 1635; Northampton, 1659.

    He is known to have been married to an Avis who died in Northampton 3 Feb 1676, but it is not clear that she was the mother of his eldest daughter Hannah.

    Thomas married Avis before 1630. Avis died on 3 Feb 1676 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 11.  Avis died on 3 Feb 1676 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 5. Hannah Bascom was born about 1630; died in Mar 1681.
    2. Abigail Bascom was born before 7 Jun 1640; died in Apr 1666 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.