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David Damon was of the sixth generation in descent from Thomas Damon, who came from England about the year 1650, and settled in that part of Reading which is now Wakefield.

Thomas, son of Thomas, was born in Reading. old style, 31-11—1658, or new style, 31 Jan. 1659, and married Lucy Ann Emerson, 15 May, 1683.

Their fourth son, and ninth child, Thomas, was born at Reading, 25 Dec. 1703, and married at Woburn, Abigail Rice, of East Sudbury, now Wayland, 5 Feb. 1730; d. 6 Mar. 1796, a 92. She was b. 27 Mar., 1709, d, Feb. 1806, a. 97.

Their first son, and second child, Thomas, was born at E. Sudbury, Sept. 1731, and married Elizabeth Stow, of Sudbury; he d. Nov. 1813, a. 82.

Their fourth son, and fifth child, Aaron, was born at East Sudbury, 1 March, 1761, and married Rachel Griffin, of Sudbury, in the autumn of 1785.

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