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Caleb Dana

Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Death: April 28, 1769 (71)
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Dana and Naomi Croswell
Husband of Phebe Dana
Father of Phebe Coolidge; Caleb Dana and George Dana
Brother of Thomas Dana; Richard Dana; Naomi Dana; Timothy Dana; Priscilla Dana and 3 others

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About Caleb Dana

Caleb Dana

  • Birth: 13 JUN 1697 in Cambidge, Middlesex, MA
  • Death: 28 APR 1769 in Cambidge, Middlesex, MA
  • Burial: Cambridge, Middlesex, MA
  • Father: Daniel Dana b: 20 MAR 1664
  • Mother: Naomi Croswell


  1. Phebe Chandler b: 2 JAN 1703/4 in Andover, Essex, MA Married: 14 JUL 1726 in Andover, Essex, MA


  1. Phebe Dana b: 12 JUL 1729 in Cambridge, Middlesex, MA
  2. Caleb Dana b: 10 AUG 1733 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
  3. George Dana b: 1 JAN 1740 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  4. James Dana b: 11 MAY 1735 in Cambridge, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
  5. Priscilla Dana b: 24 AUG 1731 in Cambridge, Middlesex, MA


Mrs. Phebe (Dana) Coolidge's father made his will 4 Mar. 1769, and in a second codicil, dated 28 Apr. 1769. gave to his daughter Phebe £5, "if she return to dwell in New England," and to his grandsons Henry, Caleb, Robert, and James D. Coolidge lands in the wilderness (Dana Family, page 50).


  1. Family Data Collection - Individual Records Name: George Dana Spouse: Elizabeth Parks Parents: Caleb Dana, Phebe Chandler Birth Place: Middlesex, Cambridge, MA Birth Date: 1 Jan 1741 Death Place: Ashburnham, Worchester, MA Death Date: 11 Apr 1787 Source Citation: Birth year: 1741; Birth city: Cambridge; Birth state: MA.
  2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volumes 76-77 (Google eBook) New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1922 - New England.  Page 288.  "The New England Coolidges" 


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Caleb Dana's Timeline

June 13, 1697
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
July 12, 1729
Age 32
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Age 35
January 1, 1741
Age 43
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
April 28, 1769
Age 71
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States