After Simeon Doane died in Massachusetts, Ephraim and Lucy moved in 1792 to Hartdwick, MA, which was home to several Doane families. There, Ephraim purchased a 90 acre farm for 200 pounds. On 7 Jan. 1800 Ephraim sold his farm in Hardwick and moved to Bakersfield VT, near his nephew, BENJAMIN DOANE JR. The following deed is descriptive:
"I Ephraim Doane of Middletown Rutland Co., VT for $1,500 sell to CALEB
SMITH of Tinmouth, Rutland Co., land in Middletown bounded by land of
STEPHEN RICHARDSON, BENJAMIN and SAMUEL FOSTER, JOSEPH
SPALDING, NEHEMIAH HAZEN, 104 acres and 50 rods excepting a certain
piece included within a fence formerly made by EBENEZER WOOD and now
improved by Foster as a watering place. Dated 14 Feb. 1807."
Deeds of Middletown, Rutland Co VT, Vol. 2, p 248
Source: Ancestry Magazine July-Aug 1994
Children of Ephraim and Lucy Doane:
2 i SAMUEL DOANE; born 1779 in Eastham, MA; married 3 Jan. 1802 at Middletown VT to PHOEBE SMITH. She was born 18 April 1783 at Middletown, daughter of JAMES and HANNAH SMITH.
3 ii HANNAH DOANE; born 22 Sept. 1780; married 10 August 1800 in VT to EPHRAIM WOOD, JR. Ephraim was born 16 April 1781 and died 13 Sept 1861 in Ohio. He was the son of EPHRAIM WOOD SR. who was born 20 Nov 1755 in Norwich CT and died 21 Aug. 1830 at Woodville, Jefferson Co., NY. Ephraim Wood Sr. married 27 July 1779 at Norwich, CT to ESTHER EASTMAN. She was born 18 Sept 1757 at Norwich and died 30 Jan. 1837 at Woodville, Jefferson Co., NY.
4 iii RISPA DOANE was born 10 Feb. 1785 in Eastham, MA; married ALBRO FOSTER
5 iv JOHN DOANE; born 1787 in VT; was living in Jefferson Co., NY in 1860 census; moved to Eaton Co., MI. reportedly married NANCY CRANE, born 4 Nov. 1788, daughter of CURTIS CRANE and ELIZABETH PALMER.
6 v WESLEY DOANE – no information.
7 vi AZARIAH DOANE; born 7 March 1788. He married on 22 Jan. 1804 at Middletown VT to LYDIA HAZEN
8 vii LUCY DOANE – no information
9 viii ALLEN DOANE born 1792 in Vermont. He married 1st to RHODA HAZEN
10 ix ISAIAH DOANE born 5 Oct. 1794; he married (1) BETSEY GIDDINGS; (2) the widow, HANNAH (METCALF) JEWETT.
11 x SHADRACH DOAN born 7 Sept 1798; He married (1) ANNA DAVIS, (2) SARAH HARDIE
"Mrs. Rispa Foster died July 25th at the residence of her son-in-law,
Mr. Richard Hinckley. She had nearly arrived at the advance age of ninety-two
years. She was born in Eastham, Cape Cod, February 1784; came to Ohio
forty-six years ago, and has lived in Eaton with her daughter, Mrs. Hinckley,
twenty-three years. She was the mother of nine children, only four of whom
survive her. She had been a member of the Christian church for twenty-five years."
Solurce: Elyria Republican, Elyria Ohio, Thursday, Aug. 7, 1879.
12 i HARRIET FOSTER born 27 Mar. 1807 in Middletown VT
13 ii AZARIAH DOANE FOSTER born 10 May 1811 in Whiting, Addison VT
14 iii LYDIA D. FOSTER born 16 Nov. 1815 in Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., NY
15 iv SARAH "SALLY" FOSTER born 28 July 1819 in Bakersfield, Franklin Co VT
16 v CHRISTIANA FOSTER born 16 Mar. 1829 in Lyme, Jefferson Co., NY
17 vi ANN JEANETTE FOSTER born 10 Sept. 1831 in Lyme, Jefferson Co., NY
Children of Azariah Doane and Lydia Hazen:
18 i EMILY DOANE born 1807 and died 1891; married LEMUEL SMITH ROBBINS who was born 3 May 1807 and died 21 Dec. 1891
19 ii HANNAH DOANE born 1809 in Ellisburg, Jefferson Co NY and died 1880 ; married 7 June 1809 to JAMES JONES
20 iii EVELINE DOANE born 1811 Ellisburg, and died 1896; married MATTHEW FENTON LEFFINGWELL
21 iv JEFFERSON HARLEY DOANE born 1815 Ellisburg and died 1896; married SAMANTHA CONVERSE.
22 v BETSEY ANN DOANE born 1816 Ellisburg and died 1882; married EATON EBENEZER GRIFFIN
23 vi SUSAN DOANE born 1818 Ellisburg; died 1901; married JOHN WILLARD CONVERSE
24 vii ELMINA DOANE born 1820 Ellisburg and died 1900; married ANDREW JACKSON POTTER
25 viii AZARIAH DOANE born 1826?
26 ix LYDIA DOANE born 1827 and died 1909; married OSCAR MIXER
Children of Allen Doane and Rhoda Hazen:
27 i REUBEN DOANE
28 ii EPHRAIM DOANE
29 iii FREDERICK DOANE- died 18 April 1877
Children of Isaiah Doane and Betsey Giddings:
30 i LUTHER DOANE born 20 July 1816 died Feb. 1838
31 ii ROSELLA DOANE born 17 July 1818
32 iii DIANA H. DOANE born 11 Mar 1820-21
33 iv MARY M. DOANE born 22 Jan. 1823
34 v WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON DOANE born 24 Nov 1824
35 vi ALMEDA E. DOANE born 13 Feb 1827
36 vii ORLANDO DOANE born 9 Jan. 1829; died 6 Oct. 1903
37 viii JOSIAH W. DOANE born 21 Mar. 1831
38 ix FREDERICK W. DOANE born 8 Mar 1833
39 x LYDIA DOANE born 8 Aug. 1835; died Jan. 1868
40 xi MARTHA BETSEY DOANE born 28 July 1844
11. SHADRACH DOAN son of Ephraim and Lucy Doane was born 7 Sept 1798 and died Chester, Ottawa Co, MI on 12 Sept. 1886 and buried McNitt Cemetery. He married about 1816 1st to ANNA DAVIS, who died 20 Nov. 1824. and he married 2nd about 1825 to SARAH HARDIE in Middletown VT. Sarah died 24 Feb 1889 at 81 years and is buried in the McNitt Cemetery. Her parents were born in New Hampshire. Shadrach moved with his parents from MA to VT about 1800. After his first marriage, he settled on a farm in Franklin Co., VT and in 1834 moved to Lafayette OH and in 1848 to Ottawa County, MI.
Children of Shadrach Doan and Sarah Hardie:
41 i HANNAH DOANE born 1833
42 ii LUTHER BOSTWICK DOANE born 21 April 1836 in OH and died 28 Dec. 1893 in Ottawa Co MI
43 iii ELNORA DOANE born 1839
Sources: census records, cemetery records, VIR in MA, VT, MI, NY; Ancestry Magazine; Doane Family Genealogy; Hist. Of Hardwick MA,
DAR Patriot Index; VT Deeds; newspaper accounts
Researched by: M Sapienza 7/2011
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