Mary Bancroft Dana

Mary Bancroft Dana

Mary Bancroft Dana, "daughter of Capt. Edmund and Elizabeth Atherton Bancroft, Born Nov 14, 1752, Pepperell, Mass. Married Capt. William Dana, Nov 25, 1770. Died Dec 31, 1831. In the year 1789, in company with her husband and children, she moved to Belpre, Ohio, where she spent the remainder of her life." (Dickinson, A History of Belpre, Washington County, Ohio", 1920.) This portrait hangs in the Farmer's Castle Museum, Belpre OH a gift from the late Jeanette Dana Jones of Parkersburg WV.

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