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195. DANIEL 4 DUNHAM (Daniel 3 Jonathan 2 John 1) born 20 November 1711; [1] died in Conway, Hampshire Co. MA 27 June 1797, at age 86. [2] Daniel married in Edgartown 20 November 1739 SARAH HUXFORD, [3] daughter of Samuel and Mary (Harlock) Huxford. [4] She was born 17 November 1719, died in Conway MA 18 December 1788, at age 69. [5] Both are buried in South Part Cemetery, Conway MA.

Daniel and Mary resided in Edgartown until about 1774 when they moved to Conway MA. Dukes Co. LR 7:179, dated 26 November 1744 is an interesting deed in which Daniel and Sarah sell a part of their dwelling house, and Daniel’s mother Rebecca conveys her right to the same.

I Daniel Dunham of Edgartown in consideration of 58 pounds 3 shillings 9 pence paid by Matthew Norton of Edgartown. . . all my right title and interest to and in the north easterly part being the new end of a dwelling house in Edgartown wherein I now dwell, also one small barn standing near said dwelling house and also a certain tract or parcel of land whereon said new end of dwelling house and barn stand containing 21 acres . . . bounded as follows, beginning near the corner of a swamp and running southwesterly by land of Zephaniah Dunham to a heap of stones, thence running east southerly through the said dwelling house between the new and old end to heap of stones by a highway. . . by land of Mary Pease. . . which land formerly belonged to my honored grandfather the Reverend Mr. Jonathan Dunham...
Signed: Daniel Dunham -- Sarah (X) Dunham
On day and year above said Rebecca Dunham, widow do sell and convey all my right in above to Matthew Norton.
Signed: Rebecca (X) Dunham

Children of Daniel 4 and Sarah (Huxford) Dunham: [6] born in Edgartown

i. Thankful 5 Dunham, b. 10 September 1741; d. 3 June 1814; m. 1 Timothy Stewart [7]; m. 2 Joseph Vincent
ii. Eleazer 5 Dunham, b. 18 December 1743, d. unm. during French War
362. iii. Daniel 5 Dunham, b. 6 March 1746
363. iv. Cornelius 5 Dunham, b. 10 May 1748
364. v. Jonathan 5 Dunham, b. 23 March 1751
vi. Sarah 5 Dunham, b. 26 February 1753-4; d. 3 July 1805; m. 20 July 1768 Matthew Tilton [8]
vii. Marah 5 Dunham, b. 31 March 1756
viii. Rebecca 5 Dunham b. say 1758


1. Dukes Co. Probate 3:137; Banks, History of Martha’s Vineyard Vol. 3:157-8.
2. Roser, Descendants of Henry Cobb p. 135.
3. Banks, Vol. 3:157.
4. Banks, Vol. 3:214.
5. Ibid.
6. Banks, Vol. 3:158.
7. Banks, Vol. 3:461
8. Banks, Vol. 3:477

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