Daniel Mackhoe/Cone is the 9th great-grandfather of Richard, James, Gary, Lisa, Carl, Jane, Bruce, Cathy, Ron, Stacey, Matt, Sandy, and the 10th great-grandfather of Asher, Owen, Caitlyn, Becky, Emily, Jack, Jill, Jordan, Mike, Brian.
Born: 1626, Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: October 24, 1706, East Haddam, Connecticut
Spouses: Mehitable Spencer (married 1661, East Haddam, Connecticut), Rebecca (nee ?) (married 1692 in Haddam, Connecticut)
Children: Ruth, Hannah, Daniel, Jared, Rebecca, Ebenezer, Nathaniel, Stephen, Caleb
1626 – Born in Edinburgh, Scotland.
1651 – Served in the Scottish army as a loyalist to King Charles II.
1651, September 3 –Taken prisoner at the Battle of Dunbar by English troops under the command of Oliver Cromwell.
1651, September 3 – 11 – Was among 5,000 Scottish prisoners forced to march to imprisonment at Durham Cathedral. 2,000 died en route, 1,600 more died at Durham before the end of October.
1651, October 20 – Parliament orders the Scottish prisoners to be sent to New England as indentured slaves.
1651, November 8 – Transferred to custody of the ship “John and Sara” at Gravesend, London. Recorded in the ship’s manifest as “Dan: Mackhoe.”
1651, November 11 – Departed London for Boston aboard the “John and Sara.”
1651, December – Arrived in Boston and subsequently sold by Thomas Kemble of Charles Town to John Giffard, the agent for the Undertakers of The Iron Works of Lynn (now Saugus), to work at hard labor.
1657, March – Known to be free and living under the name Daniel Cone in Connecticut.
1661 – Married Mehitable Spencer (born c1638 in Lynn), daughter of Gerrard and Johannis AKA Hannah (nee Hills) Spencer, in East Haddam, Connecticut. Gerrard Spencer came to America at age 16 with John Winthrop’s first fleet in 1630 to establish the Massachusetts Bay Company.
1662, January 7 – Daughter Ruth born.
1662, May – Granted land along the Connecticut River in Haddam, Connecticut. The land had been purchased by the General Legislature from the Wangunk Indians earlier in the year.
1664, April 4 – Daughter Hannah born.
1667, January 21 – Son Daniel born. Daniel is our 8th great-grandfather.
1669 – Became Commissioner Public in Haddam.
1669, March – Son Jared born.
1670, February 6 – Daughter Rebecca born.
1673, March – Son Ebenezer born.
1675, May or June – Son Nathaniel born.
1678, March – Son Stephen born.
c1680 – Moved to East Haddam.
1682, March 19 – Son Caleb born.
1690 – Moved back to Haddam.
1691 – Wife Mehitable died in Haddam.
1692 – Married Rebecca (nee ?), widow of Richard Wakeley, in Haddam.
1706, October 24 – Died in East Haddam, CT.