John Doughty was born in Bilston in 1865. Along with his brother, Roger Doughty, he played football for Druids. In consecutive seasons, 1885 and 1886, the brothers won the Welsh Cup.
In 1886 Doughty left his work as a coalminer in Wales to join the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (LYR). He also played football for the works team, Newton Heath.
In 1886 he won his first international cap for Wales against Scotland at Hampden Park. John Doughty scored all four goals in the 11-0 victory over Ireland in March 1888. All told, he played eight games for his country.
Doughty left Newton Heath in 1891.
John Doughty died in Manchester on April 1937.
John Doughty - History
History Of Rye, NY
Chronicle of a Border Town
Westchester County, New York
Including Harrison and White Plains till 1788
by Charles W. Baird
Anson D. F. Randolph and Company
No. 770 Broadway
II. LATER INHABITANTS - 1700 to 1800 - and THEIR DESCENDANTS.
ABRAHAMS to GEDNEY
[Transcribed by Coralynn Brown]
1. The first of this name in Rye was John Adee, said to have been the son of a clergyman of the Church of England. He is mentioned 1750-1766 as living on Hog-pen Ridge. His farm, apparently, was that now (1870) owned by his descendant John A. Merritt.
II. Daniel Adee (2), first mentioned 1788, probably a son of John, lived in the same locality. He married Jemima Hobby, and had three sons: Hobby, David, and William and three daughters: Sarah (died young), Charlotte and Tamazon.
III. 1. Hobby Adee (3), mentioned 1799, son of Daniel (2), had three sons: Daniel of New York Samuel, lately of New York and one who died young and three daughters.
2. David Adee (3), son of Daniel (2), had a son James, and five daughters.
3. William Adee (3), son of Daniel (2), married twice. His eldest son, Augustus A. Adee, M.D., surgeon U.S.N., died about the year 1850, leaving two sons, Graham and Alvah. His other children: George T., of Throg's Neck Thomas T. Jared P. William James T., of Westchester Katharine John Caroline Titus K. Charles T. Emily Edward Russel W.
4. Charlotte Adee (3), daughter of Daniel (2), married Jotham Merritt. Their son, John A. Merritt, is now (1870) living on Ridge Street.
5. Tamazon Adee (3), daughter of Daniel (2), married Jared Peck, of Port Chester. Children: William, James, Harvey, Charles Adee, Caroline, Henry Adee, George T., Sarah E., Jared V., and Mary P.
Isaac Anderson came to Rye in 1707, when he styled himself 'mariner, of New York.' In 1710 the town permits Captain Isaac Anderson to build a mill on Byram River. In 1713, he bought lands in Will's Purchase, and along Byram River, and became one of the largest land-owners in Rye. The names of James and William, perhaps his brothers, occur in the same year.
William Anderson of White Plains, perhaps a son of the last named in 1750 bought land upon the cross-road between the White Plains and Harrison. This property remains in the possession of his descendants at the present day (1870).
The petition of John Anderson to the Governor and Coucil, for permission to establish a ferry from Lyon's Point (now Byram Point), and 'the westernmost point of Rye Neck or Scotch Caps point,' over to 'Muskitta Cove and Mattinnicock on Long Island,' is dated 1732. It sets forth that the 'petitioner has at their earnest desire frequently ferried travellers over with their horses and cattle.' (N.Y. Col. MSS., vol. lxx. p. 21.) The same or another John Anderson of Rye in 1771 bought land on Grace Church Street, south of the road to the landing.
Joseph Anderson was living in Rye in 1753.
'Germanious,' was witness in 1716.
Samuel Armor lived at Rye early in this (1800s) century, and was supervisor in 1808. He resided where the Cliff House stands.
George Armstrong was here in 1720. John signed as witness in 1741. James and Alice in 1745. William lived in Rye in 1776, when he was examinded before the Committee of Safety, and discharged. (Journals of the Prov. Congress, etc., vol. i. p. 270.)
William Ascough lived on Brown's Point, the western part of Harrison, near White Plains, 1769-1771. Richard Ayscough, 'chirurgeon, of the city of New York,' died about 1774. (Chancery Minutes, N.Y., p. 180.)
Freegrace Adams, sold land on Budd's Neck before 1738.
Joseph Eakerly had property here in 1718.
Samuel Baker, of White Plains, 1758. (Friends' Rec.)
'Deliverance, daughter of Thomas Bumpus' had property here in 1740. Samuel Bumpos was 'chosen publick whipper' in 1747. 'Bumpos' old house,' mentioned in 1750, stood near the road to the Beach.
Nathanael Bayly, of Rye, 1722, in 1728 bought a considerable tract of land on Budd's Neck, part of which he sold in 1738-1743. He died a few years after. Levi, of Courtlandt Manor, probably his son, in 1750, sold land in the same place.
Dr. Nicholas Bailey.
Jonathan Bailey, mentioned 1786-1800, lived on Ridge Street. He was justice of the peace in 1793.
Lewis Barker owned property in 1724. Daniel and Thomas are mentioned in 1750. The former in 1760 had land on Budd's Neck. John is mentioned in 1794.
Joshua Barnes, mentioned 1730, John, 1731, Richard, 1744, and Samuel, 1746, were brothers, according to the family tradition. They were perhaps sons of William, mentioned 1720. James, son of Richard, married Ruth, daughter of Benjamin Clapp, of North Castle, seventeenth of fifth month 1769. Samuel had three sons: Stephen, Joshua and Richard and three daughters: Jerusha, married Edward Underhill of Phillipsburgh, fifteenth of first month, 1722 Charity, married James Underhill of Phillipsburg, thirtieth of ninth month 1778 Deborah married William Clapp of Oswego, Dutchess County, fifteenth of third month, 1780. Stephen married Hannah, daughter of Isaac Carpenter, twentieth of twelfth month, 1780 (Friends' Rec.), and had six sons: Isaac, Samuel, Stephen, Josiah, Joshua, and David H., the last of whom is now (1870) living where he grandfather lived. David H. Barnes has had one son, Robert, and two daughters, Hannah, married D.W.Smith, and Anne, married H.B. Hallock.
Gideon Barrel, blackmsith, of Rye, in 1738 bought Peter Brown's house and seven acres, which he sold soon after to Raphael Jacobs. Perhaps the same name with Burrell.
Thomas Bates, of Rye, in 1669 married Mary Butcher, at Stamford, where there were many of this name. (Huntington's Hist. of Stamford, p. 156.)
John Bell had land in Harrison, on the east side of Horton's mill-pond, in 1747.
Oliver Besly, mentioned 1722.
Joseph Bloodgood was of the Purchase in 1759 wife, Sarah. His daugahter Mary married Henry Matthews, seventeenth of first month, 1759. (Friends' Rec.)
BLAKEMAN or BLACKMAN
Samuel, in 1718, was one of the inhabitants of Rye (now North Castle) who remonstrated against the attempt of the constable of Horseneck to collect the minister's tax.
The tradtion is that the ancestor of this family came from Germany, but died on the voyage, leaving four children, whom the captain, on arriving in New York, sold into servitude - not an uncommon proceeding in those days. One of these children, Henry >Vogel, was bought by an inhabitant of Rye, and grew up and settled here. He took the Anglicized name of Bird but some members of the family are said to have still used the German name, in preference, among themselves. Henry married ____ Kniffen, and had four sons: Henry, Thomas, James and William. He lived upon the site of the cottage belonging to Mr. James H. Titus, south of his residence on Grace Church Street. He acquired a considerable tract of land, extending northward from the place now (1870) Mr. Frederick Cornell's which was known as 'Bird's land,' as late as 1820. He was drowned while on a fishing cruise near Newport.
Henry Bird (2), son of Henry (1), had no children. In 1771 he sold his house and twenty acres near the landing on Grace Church Street, to John Anderson. He died in 1792.
Thomas (2) was the father of James Bird, of Manhassett, and others.
William (2) died young.
James (2) lived in the homestead on Grace Church Street. He died in 1832. He had six sons: Andrew, Adolphus, Alexander, William, James and Thomas and one daughter, Leah. James is living in Harrison (1870). Thomas was for many years captain of a sloop runing between Saw Pit or Port Chester and New York. He died in Brooklyn, Dec. 5, 1870, aged sixty-eight.
Leah, daughter of James (2), married David Kirby of Rye, and had six sons: Joseph, Andrew, William B., James B., David and Thomas D. and four daughters: Maria, married John T. Noye of Buffalo Rosetta A. married Cornelius Curtis Corenlia J. married Thomas Brownell and Gulielma. Mrs. Kirby died Jan. 8, 1871.
Benjamin Birdsall was here in 1725, and probably before. He was a namesake and doubtless a descendant of Benjamin, one of the early inhabitants of Hempstead, who came from England in 1657, and who was also the ancestor of Captain Benjamin Birdsall, a heroic officer of the Revolution. (Thompson's L. I., vol. ii. pp. 492-474.) In 1737-1739-1745, he sold one hundred and seventy-five acres to Henry Strang and others.
Nathan Birdsall was here in 1728 Isaac Birdsall, 1744-1759.
The estate of Thomas Bishopp, at Rye, was administered in or before 1707. (N.Y. Col. MSS., vol. iii, p. 41.)
Adam Seaman's farm of fifty acres lay between this ('lower going over') and King Street, above the county road, including much of what is now covered by the village of Port Chester. At the close of the Revolution, we find this land in the possession of three brothers named BOWNE.
Thomas Bowne, who was justice of the peace in 1793, lived in the house now (1870) Mr. Leander Horton's, at the railroad crossing. His farm of one hundred acres stretched from King Street to the river on the south and east, and northward to the farm now owned by the Misses Merritt.
Jacob Bown's house stood on the east side of the road, near the railroad embankment, and Daniel Bowne's directly above.
Rev. Christopher Bridge, M.A., an English clergyman, who had previously been settled in Boston as assistant minister of King's Chapel, and afterwards in Naragansett. He came to Rye in January, 1710.
Jesse Brush 'is permitted' in 1790 'to Enlarge his Dock on the Publick Landing at Rye.'
Alexander Burns, witness in 1730-1741-1748. Alexander and Mary, in 1739.
Joseph Burrell lived on Rye Neck in 1776, when he was concerned in the plan to spike the American guns near King's Bridge. (Journals of the Prov. Congress, etc., vol. i. p. 280.)
Benjamin Burchum, his land in 1723 lay south of Rye Ponds.
The family were from Holland.
I. 'Justus Bush, merchant, of the city of New York,' in 1726 bought from John and Jonathan Brondig an eighteenth share of undivided lands in Peningo Neck Purchase, at the very low price of eight pounds. In 1732 he owned land apparently including a part of that lately Dr. Tuttle's. The old stone house begun by Justus shortly before his death, and finished by Anne his wife, remained unaltered until 1832, when it was renovated. He appears to have been at one time a resident of Greenwich, where his name occurs in 1733, as plaintiff in an action. (Records Fairfield Co., 1702-1735.) He died about the year 1737, leaving a widow, Anne, who died Aug. 5, 1745, and three sons, Henry, Bernardus and Abraham.
II. 1. Henry Bush (2), son of Justus (1), was of Greenwich in 1745, when he and Bernardus released to Abraham part of their rights in their father's estate. Many of his descendants, says Mr. Mead, live in Greenwich.
2. Bernardus Bush (2), son of Justus (1).
3. Abrahan Bush (2), 'youngest son' of Justus (1), born 1720, had the homestead near Saw Pit Landing. He married Ruth, daughter of Gilbert Lyon. He had two sons, Abraham and Gilbert, and five daughters.
III. 1. Abraham Bush (3), son of Abraham (2), born 1751. He had one son, William, of King Street, and two daughters.
2. Gilbert Bush (3), son of Abraham (2), born 1753, died 1831. He married Sabrina, daughter of Samuel Seymour of Greenwich. They had one daughter, Mary E.
IV. 1. William Bush (4), son of Abraham (3), died Dec. 24, 1856. He had four sons: Andrew L., William L., H. Hobart, and Newberry D. and five daughters.
2. Mary E., daughter of Gilbert Bush, married Gershom Bulkley. Children: Charles S., Helen B. married Willson D. Slawson and Gilbert B.
Bartholomew Bush is mentoned in 1726, and John in 1745.
Thomas Carle of Rye, carpenter, in 1731 sold to Stephen Lawrence of Flushing four hundred acres in Harrison on Mamaroneck River, which Lawrence in 1738 conveyed to Joseph Haight.
CARY or CASEY
Henry was of Rye in 1771.
Joseph Carhart is mentioned in 1719, and in 1727 with Ann, probably his wife. John, 1722-1750, appears to have been in constant requisition as a witness of deeds. Till 1737 he lived near the church, apparently in the house now (1870) Mr. Joseph Kirby's tenement house, which he held 'on the right of George Lane.' This he sold, with two acres of land, to the Rev. James Wetmore. John was clerk of the Vestry for many years. In 1745 he signs with Jane, probably his wife.
John Carhartt, junior, mentioned 1750, was doubtless the son of the above named. He was living in 1763. Thomas, 1737-1747 Jonathan, 1737, and Matthew, 1747-1749, may have been other sons.
John, Joseph and Andrew Carhartt were living in Rye in 1771.
Hachaliah Carhartt, said to have been an officer in the British service, was one of the company of De Lancey's Refugees who captured Judge Thomas at his residence in Harrison in 1777. He died about the year 1834.
One of this name, a blacksmith, had a shop on the land now (1870) Mr. James Weeks', about the time of the Revolution.
Joseph Carpenter was here in 1718 (Brander's Book), Timothy in 1720, Silles (Silas?) in 1721 (ibid). Our records also mention Benjamin, 1749, and Isaac, 1754. Isaac had a daughter Hannah, who married Stephen Barnes, of Harrison, twentieth of twelfth month, 1780. (Friends' Rec.)
I. 1. Thomas, called 'jr. of Rye,' in 1739, and 'late of the isl. of Nassau, now of Rye,' in 1742, bought, between 1739 and 1743, Samuel Field's farm of one hundred and ten acres, south of Judge Thomas's and John Fowler's farm, of one hundred and thirty-one acres, with other land in the lower part of Harrison. (Rec., C. pp. 124, 149, 150.) He had a son Joseph, and two daughters, one of whom, Hannah, married Solomon Haviland, son of Benjamin, seventeenth of ninth month, 1742. (Friends' Rec.)
2. John, 'of Oyster Bay,' in 1739, was perhaps, like Thomas, a son of Thomas, sernior. He bought Little Neck, seventy acres, a part of Budd's Neck, from John Budd. He was still 'of Oyster Bay' in 1751, when he conveyed this land to his son John 'of Rye, hatter.' (Rec.) We have no further knowledge of this branch.
John, pehaps the above, had a son Abraham, of North Castle, who married Lydia, daughter of Peter Totten, twentieth of ninth month, 1759. (Friends' Rec.)
II. Joseph (2), son of Thomas (1), married Mary, daughter of John Clapp, of Greenwich, Conn., fourteenth of twelfth month, 1768. (Friends' Rec.) He lived in Harrison, where Mr. Joseph Park now (1870) lives, and owned three farms now comprised in Mr. Park's estate. Sons: John, William, Thomas, Charles, Joseph daughters: Phoebe, married James Field Dorcas, married William Cornell Martha, married John Schureman Mary, married John Sands Sarah.
III. 1. John (3), son of Joseph (2), married Elizabeth Field. His farm lay north of Mr. Warren Leland's. Children: Uriah, Aaron, Joseph, Mary Phoebe, married Silas Sutton.
2. William (3), son of Joseph (2), born July 7, 1772, died Sept. 26, 1847. He married Abby Jane, daughter of Ezekiel Halsted, born March 29, 1772, died March 31, 1834. He owned at one time the farm north of Mr. Park's, and moved in 1810 to the place now (1870) Mr. Leland's. Sons: Philemon H., Allen P., Thomas W. daughters: Elizabeth J., born Dec. 27, 1803, married Joseph Bartram Martha S., born July 10, 1812, married John H. Purdy, died June 27, 1850.
3. Thomas (3), son of Joseph (2), married, first, Mary _____, and had one son, Richard, now (1870) living on the farm formerly his father's in Greenich, Conn. Second wife, Eliza Keeler.
4. Charles (3), son of Joseph (2), married Phoebe Cromwell. He owned the farm now (1870) Mr. Griswold's, in Harrison. Children: Alfred, Edward, James, Elizabeth (died young) Sarah Ann, married William Haviland Phoebe, married David Haviland.
5. Joseph (3), son of Joseph (2), married Eliza Taber. He owned one of the farms now (1870) Mr. Park's. Children: Harriet, married Joseph Park Mary, Arthur.
Daniel Carpenter, perhaps of the same family, born about 1750, married Sarah Merritt. At the outbreak of the Revolution he was living on Peck's land, Greenwich, Conn. He went to Long Island during the war, after which he lived where Mr. James Weeks now (1870) lives, in Rye, and from there moved to a farm on Grace Church Street, extending to Fox Island. He died about 1830.
Children: Gilbert, Daniel Hannah, married Francis Secor of Harrison Rhoda, Maria, Thorn, Jacob, Peter, Zeno, Merritt, Sylvanus, Elizabeth.
Gilbert, eldest son of Daniel, born Nov. 10, 1772, mararied Elizabeth, daughter of Isaac Gedney, born Nov. 30, 1869, died Nov. 14, 1844. He died July 2, 1820. Sons: Elisha, William daughters: Ann, Sarah, Mary, Charity, Charlotte, Penelope. Elisha (my informant, now living in Harrison) married Sarah L. Deall.
Daniel, son of Daniel, had several children: William, Thorn, Phoebe, Ezra, Eliakim, and ____, married Elijah P. Morrill.
'The estate of Peter Cavalaer of Long Island, deceased,' is mentioned in 1771. The land thus referred to lay south of the road leading from Grace Church Street to the landing, or Rye Ferry. 'Chavalier Rock,' so called in 1804 - Cavalier's in 1829 - and still known to old inhabitants at the present day (1870), was evidently named from this person, of whom we have no other trace. This rock stands by the water's edge, below Horse Rock, near the late steamboat landing.
Michael Chatterton 'of the manor of Philipsboro,' in 1752, bought sixty-six acres of land 'on Brown's point near the White Plains,' i.e. in Harrison. Chatterton Hill, famous in connection with the battle of White Plains, but situated, not in that town, but across the Bronx in Greenburg, formerly Phillipsburg manor, undoubedly took its name from this family, a member of which, says Mr. Bolton, was settled on the hill as early as 1731. (Hist. of Westcheter Co., vol. i. p. 242.) 'Bets' Chartterton, 1756-1767, and Shadrach, 1757-1758, were of Brown's Point.
Samuel Cheeseman, of Oyster Bay, in 1720 bought of Abraham Miller a 'great lot' of eighty acres, being one fifth part of the tract known as Brown's Point, in Harrison. In 1739 this lot had 'formerly belonged to Ann Cheeseman.'
I. Captain John Clapp claimed to be 'of ye town of Rye' as early as 1705, when with Joseph Theall and John Horton, he bought from the Indians land now in North Castle, above Rye Pond, and west of Byram River. (Co. Rec., E. p. 1.) 'The Humble Petition of John Clapp John Horton Thomas Hyat & Company Inhabitants & Residents of the Town of Rye' to Governor Cornbury, shows that the petitioners, 'being Inhabitants of ye Town of Rye have by your Excellency's License to Purchase land in West-Chester County, and according to the Customes of sd Town made purchase of a certain tract,' lying between Byram River and Rye Ponds, for which they desire a patent. This petition was read and a warrant ordered Sept. 27, 1705. (Land Papers, Secretary of State's Office, vol. iv. p. 61.) 'Ye house of John Clap' on King Street, was mentioned in 1724, when the road from that street across Harrison to the White Plains was opened. Here doubtless he was living in 1718, when the constable of Greenwich coming to demand the 'rates due to the minister of Horseneck,' he 'shut to the doors, and told me,' says that official, 'if I came in, he would knock me in the head.' (N.Y. Col. MSS., vol. lxi. p. 17.) This pugnacity, while it comport with his military rank, seems less in harmony with his profession as 'a reputed Qucker,' for so he designates himself in his 'solemn affiratmion,' to a counter statement in the same case. (Ibid. p. 14.) He was alive in 1725. His sons, according to the pedigree given by Mr. Bolton, were John, Silas, Elias and Gibson.
II. 1. John Clapp (2), son of John (1), is mentioned in 1748, when he owned land on both sides of the road to the Friends' meeting-house. Children: Thomas Dorcas, who married first, William Sutton, second, Francis Nash Mary, who married Joseph Carpenter.
2. Silas Clapp (2), son of John (1), was 'of Rhode Island.' (Bolton)
3. Elias (2) had two sons, John and Benjamin. John, son of Elias, married Phoebe, daughter of John Hallock, April 17, 1765. (Friends' Rec.)
John Clapp's house us a building of historic interest. It stands near the corner of King Street and the road to the meeting-house.
Samuel Cole, mentioned 1719.
Jacob Coon, weaver, had land in White Plains, 1748.
Richard Cornell, of Cow Neck, in 1724 sold to Benoni Merritt, of Rye, two hundred acres in Fauconier's patent. From the very extensive pedigree of this family which Mr. Bolton gives, it appears that he was the son of John, of Cow Neck, fourth son of Richard, who emigrated from England to Long Island about 1655, and bought Little Neck under the Dutch government. The grandson Richard removed from Cow Neck to Westchester in 1725, and in 1733 complained, with Silvanus Palmer, to the governor, of injustice done to them by the sheriff of Westchester in refusing their vote at an election because they were Quakers. (Doc. Hist. of N.Y., vol.iii. p. 1008.)
Joseph Cornell, of Mamaroneck, son of Richard, married Phoebe Ferris, daughter of Peter Ferris, twentieth of fourth month, 1734. (Friends' Rec.)
Daniel Cornwall was of Brown's Point or Harrison's Purchase as early as 1738. In 1749 he sold his house and one hundred and thirty acres, near Horton's Pond and Mamaroneck River. He married Mary _____. Jacob Cornwall, mentioned 1715, of White Plains in 1741, had land in the same locality. Samuel, 1732. The nane is written as often Cornell, but I find no Daniel of this period among the descendants of Richard above mentioned.
Isaac Covertt, before 1722 had land in Will's Purchase, which he sold in 1725-1733 he had land in White Plains.
Samuel Crampton, weaver, in 1742 sold his homestead on King Street, opposite Samuel Wilson's.
John Crawford, in 1760 had land on Budd's Neck.
'The several branches of the Cromwell family in America claim descent from the same parent stock as that of the Protector, Oliver Cromwell. It is presumed that the ancestor of the American line was Colonel John Cromwell, third son of Robert Cromwell, and a brother of the Protector.' (Bolton, Hist. of Westchester Co., vol. ii. p. 512, app. The following pedigree is based partly upon the account given by Mr. Bolton.)
I. John Cromwell (1), son of Colonel John, emigrated from Holland, to New Netherland. He resided in 1686, at Long Neck, Westchester, afterwards known as Cromwell's Neck. He married Mary _____, and left two sons, John and James.
II. 1. John Cromwell (2), son of John (1), of Westchester, was the ancestor of Oliver and Jeremiah of West Farms. (Bolton, ibid. also vol. i. p. 254.)
2. James (2), second son of John (1), of Westchester, was born in 1696, and married Esther Godfrey. He died in 1780. Children: John, James, William. In 1748, James 'Crumwell of Greenwich' bought of Thomas Weeden's widow his plantation in Harrison's Purchase - one tract lying 'northward of frind's meeting house, and north of the road,' and bounded on the west by Thomas Tredwell's land, on the north by 'Clapp's land,' on the east and south by the road. Another tract lay on the south side of the road, and was bounded east by John Clapp's land, south by Anthony Field's and the meeting-house lot, west and north by the road. (Rye Records.)
III. 1. John Cronwell (3), of Harrison, eldest son of James (2), born Dec. 5, 1727, married Anna Hopkins of Long Island, born Jan. 12, 1730. He was an active patriot during the Revolution. His house is yet (1870) standing, a short distance above the Friends' meeting-house in the Purchase, near to Rye Pond. Here the 'advance guard' of a force of Continental troops stationed on King Street, was said by a tory paper in New York, Feb. 14, 1780, to be occupying 'the house of John Crom [i.e., Cromwell] near the Quaker meeting-house in Harrison's Purchase.' (Gaine's Gazette). Mr. Cromwell's name occurs in 1777 amont the names of teamsters who presented to the New York Committee of Safety their accounts for service in removing forage and transporting well-affected inhaitants to the interior. (Journals of Provincial Congress, vol. i. p. 955.) He suffered severely from the maltreatment of the British troops and their allies to Cow Boys, for his well-known attachment to the American cause. Once, it is said, a party of Cow Boys entered his house, and demanded that he should tell them where he kept his money concealed. Upon Mr. Cromwell's refusal, they seized him, and heating a shovel of red-hot in the kitchen fire, applied it to his naked person. Mr. Cromwell lived to relate various incidents of his experience during the war, with much satisfaction, in a good old age. He died in 1805, aged seventy-eight.
James, Daniel, John, Joseph, William Naomi, born May 4, 1757, married Rev. _____ Halsted Esther, born Jan. 1, 1760, married John Griffin junior, of North Castle, twenty-second of tenth month, 1777 (Friends Rec., Purchase) Hannah, born May 20, 1762, married William Field of Cottland's Manor, son of Benjamin, fifteenth of fifth month, 1782. (Ibid).
2. James Cromwell (3), son of James (2), 'left Oliver.' (Bolton).
2. WIlliam Cromwell (3), son of James (2), was of Poughkeepsie, and was the father of William of New York and Robert of Canada. (Ibid)
IV. 1. James (4), eldest son of John Cromwell (3), of Harrison, was born Nov. 6, 1752, and died Dec. 23, 1828. He married, May 15, 1782 (Friends' Rec.), Charlotte Hunt, daughter of Aaron of Greenwich, Conn., born Nov. 18, 1762, died Jan., 1839. Children:
Daniel, James, Oliver, David, Aaron, William and Mary (twins, died young), WIlliam, John Hannah married David Griffin Rebecca, married George Fritts Anne, married John Haviland.
2. Daniel (4), second son of John Cromwell (3) of Harrison, was born July 17, 1755. He married Rachel Hopkins of Long Island. Children: John, and Sarah, who married William Waring.
3. John (4), third son of John Cromwell (3) of Harrison, was born Aug. 18, 1767.
4. Joseph (4), fourth son of John Cromwell (3), of Harrison, born March 3, 1770 died 1843. He married Mary Clapp, of Greenwich. Their son William, of Harrison, married Sarah Griffin.
5. William (4), fifth son of John Cromwell (3) of Harrison, born April 29, 1773, resided in Canada. He left William, of New York.
V. 1. Daniel (5), eldest son of James Cromwell (4), married Elizabeth Townsend. Children: Henry, Edward, Daniel, and Charlotte, all of New York.
2. James (5), second son of James Cromwell (4), married Anne Abbott.
3. Oliver (5), third son of James Cromwell (4), married Sarah Titus, and left Joshua of Monroe County, Thomas of New York, James, John of St. Louis, and William of New York.
4. David (5), fourth son of James Cromwell (4), married Rebecca Bowman. Children: William D., of New York, Henry, James, Frederick, Anna, Sarah, Charlotte, Rebecca, Emily.
5. William (5), sixth son [trans. note: I know they skipped over son #5], of James Cromwell (4), married Caroline Underhill, daughter of Joshua. Children: James W., and Caroline.
6. John, eighth son [where is #7??] of James Cronwell (4) of Orange County, N.Y. he married Laetitia Haviland. Children: Walter, of Orange County, James, David, and Oliver.
7. John (5), son of Daniel Cromwell (4), married Elizabeth Thorn, of Glen Cover, L.I. Children: James T., M.D., of Indiana Daniel S., Charltes T., and Leonard T. of New York.
Mr. Charles T. Cromwell (6), son of John (5), married Henrietta, daughter of Benjamin Brooks, of Bridgeport, Conn. a lineal descendant of Theophilus Eaton, first governor of the colony of New Haven, and of Robert Cromwell, father of the Protector. Henrietta, third daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Cromwell, married in 1623, Colonel John Jones, subsequently one of the judges of Charles I. Their son William, born in London 1624, married in 1659 Hannah, daughter of Governor Theophilus Eaton. William Jones became deputy governor of New Haven colony, and afterwards lieutenant-governor of the colony of Connecticut. He died Oct. 17, 1706, aged eighty-two his wife died May 4, 1707, aged seventy-four. (Memoir of Theophilus Eaton, the first Governor of the Colony of New Haven by Jacob Bailey Moore. In Collections of the New York Historical Society second series, vol. ii, paper xv.' pp. 469-493.)
Mr. Charles T. Cromwell, whose summer residence is on Manussing Island, Rye, has had three children: Charles B., who was drowned, June, 1860 Henrietta, who married John de Ruyter, of New York, and Oliver Eaton Cromwell.
William Crooker, 1783-1784. Moses Crooker, 1791, had a storehouse near the present (1870) bridge crossing to Lyon's Point, Port Chester.
'James Cue land' in 1723 was situated apparently where that of Mr. James Weeks is. This is the only mention of him that we find.
Henry Dusenbery, 1721, bought a piece of 'salt marsh' on Manussing Island. In 1724 he had land on the road form the Purchase to King Street. Henry, of Harrison, doubtless a son of the above, born July 28, 1735, married Susannah Ogden, born May 27, 1738. (Her mother was Wilmot Ogden.) Children:
Henry, born Nov. 12, 1757, married Hannah Budd.
Wilmot, born Feb. 17, 1759, married Joseph Merritt.
Jemima, died young.
Helena, born Aug. 5, 1763, married John Hawkins.
Freelove, born Nov. 13, 1766, married first, March 27, 1798, Peter Brown, a native of Scotland, born Nov. 8, 1774, died Sept. 29, 1799 second, James Glover. She died June 12, 1856. Daughter by the former marriage, Margaret W., born Feb. 16, 1799, married July 16, 1817, John Pirnie. (Pirnie Family Rec.)
Thomas Daniels 'of the town of Rye,' complains of the Horseneck constable in 1718.
Samuel Deall is first mentioned in 1791, about which time he established a mill, now (1870) Mr. Van Amringe's. He was supervisor from 1809 to 1822.
Stephen Delhingham, witness in 1750.
Peter Demilt had land in Will's Purchase, but above the town limits, in 1713.
Joseph Dickinson had land in 'Limpen Wills purchase' near Byram River, 1722.
John Dixon was in Rye in 1791. He was the father of John, James and Thomas and three daughters, one of whom married John Minuse. 'James Purdy, son of John Dixon, was baptized Sept. 10' of that year.
John Dow, mentioned 1729.
Joseph Dodge, his 'salt meadow' was near Mamaroneck harbor in 1772.
Palmer Doutty was here in 1715.
I. Francis Doughty was probably a descendant of the Rev. Francis Doughty, who came about the year 1642 from England to New England, and thence to New Netherland, where he bought a large tract of land at Mespath, now (1870) Newtown, L.I. He was driven thence in the Indians troubles to New Amsterdam, where he officiated as minister for some time. His namesake, Francis 'junior, of Flushing in 1728 bought a house at Rye known of late years as Van Sciklin's, with three acres of land. He appears to have lived here till about 1740 was justice of the peace in 1735, and constable in 1737, and a vestryman repeatedly. In 1748 we find him advertising as 'Francis Doughty, who kept the Kings Bridge," and 'now removed to the Sign of the Sun in Rye,' etc. He is last mentioned in 1753.
II. John Doughty (2), son of Francis (1), mentioned 1750, succeeded his father as innkeeper in the 'old fort' and was constable, 1750, 1768-1773. His will is dated 1789, and mentons four sons: John, Isaac, Philemon, and Ebenezer and two daughters: Mary Tillot, and Sarah Van Cot. (Surrogate's Office, White Plains).
David Doughty (2), mentioned 1788-1797, probably a younger son of Francis (1), held various offices in the town.
III. John Doughty (3), son of John (2), kept the inn, which had now been known as 'Doughty's,' and was town clerk, 1794-1799. Phoebe, wife of John Doughty, died in 1812, aged forty-two years. (Cemetery near Mamaroneck).
Christopher Eisenhart, an unmistakably Teutonic name, first occurs in 1730, about the same time with Godfret Hans. Eisenhart was of Harrison in 1745, and was living in 1771. Christopher, junior, then mentioned, lived in Rye, and about the beginning of this century (1800s) occupied the old house now Mr. Joseph Kirby's. He died April 29, 1719, aged fifty-two years. (Cem.) The name is sometimes written Izenhart.
Joseph Elsworth, witness in 1729.
John Embree, witness in 1732.
Thomas Esmond, of Harrison's Purchase in 1733.
David Eustace, of Westchester in 1720, was husband of Mary, daughter of Samuel Haight, and had through her one hundred and seventy acres in Harrison, west of Rye Pond, which he sold to John Tredwell.
Stephen Farrington, of Rye, married Elizabeth Sutton of North Castle, sixteenth of second month, 1757. (Friends' Rec.) Edward Farrington, of White Plains, son of Edward, married Phoebe Baker, eighteenth of twenfth month, 1765. (Ibid).
Peter Fauconier, a native of France, high in favor with Bellamont and Cornbury, governors of New York: by the latter made collector and receiver-general of the province in 1705. He obtained large grants of land from the governors, and among the rest a patent to a tract within the territory originally claimed by the town of Rye. This, long known as Fauconier's West Patent, is now (1870) a part of the town of North Castle. On the application of the people of Rye for a patent in 1720, the Council examined Mr. Fauconier, who made no objection to the granting of the petition. (Documents relating to the Colonial History of New York, vo.s. iv., v. Land Papers, vol. viii. p. 5.)
Eleazar Feenas, witness in 1703.
Peter Ferris 'of the borough of Westchester, esq.,' in 1730 bought the rights of David Jamison to the tract of land known as Harrison's Purchase.' Fot this claim, comprising one fifth of the whole tract, he gave fifteen pounds and sold or gave it the same year, to Peter Stringham, of Rye.
This family trace their lineage to John Field of Ardsley, Yorkshire, England, 'a distinguised mathematician and astronomer,' born about 1525, died in 1587. Robert, his great-grandson, born in 1610, removed to America, and settled at Flushing, L.I. in 1645.
I. Benjamin Field (1), grandson of Robert, born 1663, married Hannah Browne, of Flushing. He had six sons: Benjamin, John, Samuel, Anthony, Joseph and Robert and two daughters: Hannah, born 1700 and Sarah, born 1707.
1. Benjamin Field (2), son of Benjamin (1), born 1692.
2. John Field (2), son of Benjamin (1), born 1694.
3. Samuel Field (2), son of Benjamin (1), mentioned 1723, had three sons: William, Stephen and John.
4. Anthony Field (2), son of Benjamin (1), born 1698, married Hannah Burling. He removed from Flushing to Harrison's Purchase in 1725. He had six sons: John, Thomas, Moses, Samuel, Benjamin, William and two daughters: Sarah, who married Joseph Waters, and Mary.
5. Joseph Field (2), son of Benjamin (1), born 1702, had three sons: Gilbert, Nehemiah and Solomon and a daughter, Comfort.
6. Robert (2), youngest son of Benjamin Field (1), born July 7, 1707. It is said that he came over when young from Long Island with his father, upon a 'prospecting' tour, but found the country so wild that he returned. At a later day he came back, and married, about 1737, Abigail, daughter of Joseph Sutton, of King Street. Joseph Sutton left his house and half is farm to Robert, who left it to his only son Uriah. Robert 'of Greenwich, Ct.,' - probably the same - had two daughters: Sarah, married Isaac Underhill, eighteenth of eighth month, 1756 and Jerusha, married Stephen Field, son of Nathan, fifteenth of tenth month, 1760. (Friends' Rec.).
III. 1. William Field (3), son of Samuel (2), had two sons, William and Samuel.
2. John Field (3), son of Anthony (2), was of Yorktown.
3. Uriah Field (3), son of Robert (2), was born in 1738, and died in 1814. He married Mary Quinby, of Westchester, daughter of Aaron, eighteeth of first month, 1764. (Friends' Rec.) They had four sons: Aaron, Robert, Josiah, James and six daughters: Abigail, Elizabeth, Hannah, Sarah, Mary and Anne.
IV. 1. Aaron Field (4), son of Uriah (3), born in 1760, married Jane, daughter of John and Phoebe Haviland, and had two sons, Charles and Richard and four daughters now (1870) living, Sarah, Anne, Eliza and Hannah. These ladies reside in the homestead, on the upper part of King Street.
I. Nathan Field, born Nov. 30, 1702, married Elizabeth _____, born March 31, 1702. In 1752 he was living in the western part of Harrison, near Horton's mill-pond. Our records mention him, 1737-1771. He had a son Stephen and a son William.
II. 1. 'Stephen Field, of Rye, son of Nathan,' married Jerusha Field, daughter of Robert, of Greenwich, Conn., '15th of 10th mo., 1760.' (Friends' Rec.) They had four sons: William, Jesse, Oliver David and three daughters: Jerusha, Phoebe, and Elizabeth. (Family Rec.)
2. Oliver (3), son of Stephen (2), born March 29, 1766.
3. David (3), son of Stephen (2), born April 28, 1768, married Sarah _____, born April 11, 1776, died June, 1817. He died Oct. 15, 1805. Children: Marcia, born Jan. 25, 1799 Stephen, born July 31, 1800 and David, born Oct. 6, 1804.
IV. Stephen Field (4), son of David (3), married Mary C., born March 26, 1805. They have had seven sons: William M., Joseph C., Stephen J. (died young), David R., Stephen, Charles, James and one daughter, Sarah A., married David A. Banks.
Cornelius Flamman [Flamand?] was a Frenchman, probably a Huguenot, who served as apprentice to Mr. Francis Garabrant, in New York, from 1707 to 1722, and married his daughter. Flamman was here in 1734, and lived at Saw Pit in 1741-1743. He was (presumably) a trustee of the Presbyterian congragation of Rye in 1753. He was dead in 1758, when Cornelius, his 'eldest son and heir,' sold his land on Merritt's Point.
'John Flood the boatman' of Rye, testified before the Committee of Safety, Jan. 27, 1776. Aug. 29, 1776, twenty dollars were 'given to Mr. Flood, as a reward for is spirited conduct in apprehending William Lounsbery, a notorious enemy to the cause of America.' (American Archives, fourth series, vol i. p. 1555.) Captain Flood was living at Saw Pit in 1789, when a John junior is mentioned.
Solomon Foreman, 1736.
Edward Fitzgerald, 1712.
I. William Fowler, of Flushing, sold land at Taffy's Plain in Rye, 1706 and conveyed two hundred and forty acres of land, probably in Harrison, to his son William, of Rye, 1711. (Co. Rec., E. 9.) He was living in 1716. He had two sons, William and John, and probably three others, Thomas, Joseph and Jeremiah.
II. 1. William Fowler (2), son of William (1), of Flushing, is called junior in 1716. He was 'of Menussink' or 'Man island, 1719-1722, but removed apparently to the 'town plot,' and was dead in 1742. Perhaps he had transferred the land in Harrison to his brother Thomas.
2. John Fowler (2), son of William (1), of Flushing, had from his father 'one third of lot number two,' in Rye - probably in Harrison. His 'dwelling-house' is mentioned 1720. In 1742 he sold to Thomas Carpenter, late of the island of Nassau, his farm of one hundred and thirty-one acres in Harrison, apparently on both sides of the Purchase Road, north of the road to King Street.
3. Thomas Fowler(2), perhaps a son of William (1), in 1723 had land on the road from White Plains to Harrison in 1724 he sold to Henry Franklin two hundred and forty acres 'in Harris's purchase.' His wife was Catharine. He removed to the 'town plot' of Rye, and bought a house and five acres of land where the Presbyterian Church now (1870) stands. He was justice of the peace in 1734, and was living in 1737.
4/ Joseph Fowler (2), perhaps a son of William (1), had a farm in Harrison, on the west side of the Purchase Road. He was the father of Benjamin and James. He, or another Joseph, in 1729 sold his farm in the White Plains. 'The late Joseph Fowler,' is mentioned in 1730.
5. Jeremiah Fowler (2), perhaps a son of William (1), in 1723 had land in Harrison adjoining that of Thomas, and in the White Plains. he had a son Jeremiah. March 25, 1771, 'A Good farm lying in Harrison's purchase, situate and lying on the road leading from Rye to Beford, three miles from the Saw Pit landing and four from the Rye landing,' is advertised in the New York papers as for sale. It contains one hundred and fixty-four acres good proitable land, and formerly belonged to Jeremiah Fowler deceased.
'Lieutenant William Fowler' lived, 1723-1742, on King Street, and was apparently of a different family. In 1742 he sold his farm of one hundred and twenty-five acres, between Blind Brook and the colony line and highway, to Adam Seaman, of North Castle, reserving 'the burying place to bury those of his own family."
Henry Franklin of Flushing bought land in Harrison from Thomas Fowler in 1724 which he sold in 1729 to Thomas Franklin. Thomas, mentioned 1725-1750, in the latter year sold to William Anderson one hundred and fifty-eight acres on the cross-road from Harrison to White Plains.
George French, in 1740-1751, bought several 'small lots' in White Plains.
Griffin Gale bought twenty acres in Hog-pen Ridge in 1764.
John Gandal, deceased 1769, had owned land on Budd's Neck, near Archibald Telford's. Elijah Gandrell was here in 1813.
Joseph Gibson witness in 1740.
Thomas Gilchrist, 1738, bought Moses Galpin's house with thirty-five acres on the country road, near Daniel Purdy's land. Thomas and William were here in 1752.
John Glover, 1738, in 1742 bought three acres of land on 'Grachus street,' near Hyatt's Cove. He was of Newtown, Conn., in 1745.
George Gorum or George Gorham, witness, 1733-1736.
Augustine Graham, of Morrisania, son of James, who was attorney-general of New York from 1685 to 1701, was patentee with Clapp, Horton and others of land then within the bounds of Rye, between Byram River and Rye Pond. 'Young Graham' was complained of in 1701 as concerned in one of the extravagant grants of land made by Governor Fletcher. In 1711, he writes, 'I am upon sale of my land at Ry Ponds in order to raise money to satisfie my arrears to Mr. [Governor] Dongan.' (N.Y. Col. MSS., lvi. p. 125.) He was dead in 1719. (Doc. rel. to Col. Hist. of N.Y., iv., v.) His lands were adjacent to those of John Clapp in 1723.
James Graham, of Morrisania, in 1742 sold land in Harrison.
John Augustus [or Augustine] Graham, doubtless of the same family, was a physician of the White Plains, who took an active part in political affairs at the outbreak of the Revolution. He was a leading member of the Committee of Safety in 1776. (American Archives, fourth series, vol. i, p. 1447, etc.) He lived nar the [old] courthouse at the White Plains.
Robert Graham, of Scardale, in 1749, bought a tract of fifty acres in White Plains, south of the 'highway over against Wolf-pit hill.' This was doubtless Dr. Robert Graham who practised medicine in this neighborhood for several years before the Revolution, perhaps the brother of Dr. Andrew Graham of Woodbury. (Hist. of Woodbury, Conn., p. 547.)
Joseph Green, 1717, was of King Street in 1729.
Richard Griffin, in 1722, had lands in Harrison, near Mamaroneck River, and near Rye Pond.
Jacob Griffin, 1717-1733, was of White Plains in 1737-1752. In 1750 he bought of Aaron Veal ninety-five acres in Harrison, west of Rye Pond.
Adam Griffin had property here in 1727. Caleb Griffin was of White Plains, 1752.
Henry Griffin, 1746-1762, had land on Budd's Neck, below Guion's. Anne, probably his wife, is mentioned with him in 1762.
Captain Jonathan Griffin, 1749, was an elder of the Presbyterian Church of White Plains in 1762. His tombstone, in the burying-ground of that church, records his death, April 27, 1780, at the age of sevety-seven years, ten months and seven days.
I. John Guion, of Rye Neck, was the grandson of Louis Guion, of La Rochelle, in France, who, 'four years before the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, fled with his family into England, from whence he emigrated to America, and settled at New Rochelle about 1687.' His son Louis, who died at New Rochelle about 1725, had five children, of whom John was the youngest. (Bolton, Hist. of Westchester Co., vol. ii, p. 521.)
In 1746 Joseph Horton sold of John Gujon, for three hundred and fifteen pounds, 'my farm and lands where I now dwell on Budd's neck . on both sides of the country road,' comprising fifty acres. This property has but very lately passed out of the hands of his descendants.
John, born Feb. 1, 1723, died June 21, 1792 married Anna Hart, born April 11, 1728, died Feb. 26, 1814. They had eight sons: Jonathan, Peter, James, John, Abraham, Isaac, Elijah, Monmouth Hart and three daughters: Sarah, born April 25, 1751, died July 15, 1808, married Bartholomew Hadden Dinah, born May 7, 1757, married Peter Knapp and Anna, born Jan. 12, 1760, married Silas Knapp.
II. 1. Jonathan Guion (2), son of John (1), of Rye Neck, lived in the 'Middle Patent,' or North Castle. He was born Jan. 28, 1749, married Phoebe Lyon, and left two sons, James and Alvy.
2. Peter Guion (2), son of John (1), born May 27, 1753, died 1772.
3. James Guion (2), son of John (1), born June 22, 1755, died at New Haven, Feb. 1, 1781.
4. John Guion (2), son of John (1), born March 4, 1762, married Phoebe Huestis. He was supervisor of the town, 1797, 1801-1804. He lived in the house now (1870) occupied by Jonathan H. Gedney, and owned the store-house ont the corner diagonally opposite, then the principal place of business in Rye.
5. Abraham Guion (2), son of John (1), born Jan. 26, 1765, married, Mary 19, 1793, Mary Purdy, born June 7, 1777. He died Oct. 9, 1831 his widow, Sept. 28, 1846. They had five sons: John (died young), William, Henry, Peter Knapp, James Hart and Gabriel and seven daughters: Anne Eliza, married Thomas Haviland, and died Oct. 26, 1840 Sarah, died May 15, 1798 Maria, married John W. Conover of New York Sarah Ophelia, married Royal C. Ormsby of New York Charity Amelia, married Garret Vermilye Hetty Adeline, married Gilbert Haight and Charlotte Purdy, died April 2, 1824.
6. Isaac Guion (2), son of John (1), born Sept. 19, 1767, married Elizabeth Wilsey.
7. Elijah Guion (2), son of John (1), born April 19, 1770, married Elizabeth Marshall. Their sons were: the Rev. John M. Guion, and the Rev. Elijah Guion.
8. Monmouth Hart Guion (2), son of John (1), born Oct. 8, 1771, married Anne Lyon.
III. 1. James Guion (3), son of Jonathan (2), of the Middle Patent, was the father of the Rev. Thomas T. Guion.
Wililam Henry (3), son of Abraham (2), late proprietor of the homestead.
I. John Gedney, of Norwich, Norfolk County, England, born 1603, came to Salem, Mass., in May 1637, with his wife Mary, aged twenty-five. He had four sons: John, Bartholomew, Eleazar and Eli. Eleazar, the third, born May 15, 1642, was the father of Eleazar, who in all probability was the ancestor of the family in this neighborhood. He was born in 1666. (Savage, Geneal. Dict. of the First Settlers of N.E.) The inscription upon a tombstone in the Gedney cemetery, near Mamaronick, read: '1722. Here lies Eleazar Gedney deceased Oct. 27. Born in Boston Goverment.' Next to it 'lies Anne Gedney his wife.'
II. 1. John Gedney (2), probably the son of Eleazar (!), was born in 1695. His epitaph in the same locality records his death, Oct. 3, 1766, at the age of seventy-one years and that of Mary his wife Jan. 5, 1772, at the age of seventy-three years, two months. In 1740 'John Gedineyof Scarsdale' bought of William Marsh one hundred and sixteen acres in White Plains, for four hundred pounds.
2. James Gedney (2), probably the son of Eleazar (1), was born in 1702. He 'departed this Life 27 of Jan. 1766 in the 64th year of his Age' and Hebe his wife died Aug. 10, 1799, aged ninety-four years, six months, eight days. He was also of Scarsdale in 1733, when he bought of Daniel Horton sixty acres in White Plains for two hundred pounds. In 1739 he bought of John Budd one hundred and two acres on Budd's Neck, between the country road and Westchester old path. In 1760, he bought of Jonathan Horton one hundred and thirty-nine acres on Budd's Neck near Mamaroneck Bridge, for one thousand two hundred and seventeen pounds. Portions of this land he gave in 1761-1764 to his sons, James, Isaac, Caleb and Jonathan. Their farms lay adjoining on Budd's Neck, fronting on the country road, and extending from Mamaroneck River eastward beyond 'Barry's lane.' He had three other sons, of whom Solomon was one.
III. 1. Bartholomew Gedney (3), perhaps the son of John (2), was born in 1720, and died Aug. 27, 1775. (Cem.)
2. John Gedney (3), perhaps the son of John (2), was of Crompond. His two sons bore the ancestral names Bartholomew and John. He had four daughters: Martha, Sarah, Sibby and Mary. (Information from Mrs. Todd, Thomas Haviland's sister.)
3. Eleazer Gedney (3), perhaps the son of John (2), bought land in 1754 from Harrison and otheres in Ulster County, and conveyed it in 1760 to his five sons - Joseph, Eleazar, Daniel, David and Jacob. He was then of Scarsdale.
4. James Gedney (3), son of James (2), was born in 1734, and died Oct. 15, 1809, aged seventy-give years, ten months, twenty-seven days. His wife, Anne, died Oct. 11, 1806, aged sixty-five years, eleven months, nine days. They lived in a house which stood diriectly opposite the gate to Dr. Jay's grounds. They had four sons: James, Abraham, Gilbert and Jonathan and seven daughters: Nancy, married Benjamin Gedney Sarah, married Gabriel Burger Phoebe, married ____ Kenny Mary, married _____Sutton Tamar, married David Roberts, and died at Glenn's Falls Oct. 6, 1846 Martha, married _____Smith and Jane, married Daniel Hains.
5. Isaac Gedney (3), son of James (2), had from his father twenty-four and a half acres on the country road and Mamaroneck River. Isaac, perhaps the same, was of Mamaroneck in 1750, when he bought eighteen acres of Budd's Neck, between the harbor and the road. He was arrested and confined at White Plains in the early part of the war: his letter to the Committee of Safety he speaks of his family of seven children. These were, Isaac Sylvanus, William Elizabeth, married Gilbert Carpenter Mary, died young Mary, married William H. Gedney _____, married William Gray, a captain in the British army. (Information from Elisha Carpenter.) Isaac Gedney was buried Oct. 26, 1791. (Notitia Paroch.)
6. Caleb Gedney (3), son of James (2), had from his father thirty-nine acres by Mamaroneck River. Caleb Gedney lived at White Plains during the Revolution, and moved down to the lower part of Harrison he was one of the signers of the petition for a fair, 1771. Children: Henry, Phoebe, Gilbert, Caleb (now (1870) living in Mamaroneck, aged eighty-two.)
7. Jonathan Gedney (3), son of James (2), had from his father thirty-nine acres of Budd's Neck. He lived where Miss Henderson's school is now (1870) kept, near Barry's Lane. He was born March 17, 1739, and died during the war. His wife, Elizabeth Hains, was born Dec. 29, 1742, and died Aug. 24, 1801. They had five sons: Alexander (died young), Solomon, Joseph Hains, William Tryon (died young), and Jonathan and two daughters: Elizabeth, born Jan. 29, 1767, died Sept. 30, 1801 and Mary, born Feb. 20, 1772, died about 1852.
8. Solomon Gedney (3), son of James (2), married ____ Horton, and lived opposite Dr. Jay's farm-house. He had one daughter, Hannah, who married Isaac Gedney.
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03041 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Dorchester, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 16 August 1784 Pagination: 2 p. : docket 19.8 x 18.8 cm.
Discusses Doughty's treatment of a specific store of powder. Notes that Doughty should care for the arsenal under his watch to the best of his ability until further instructions are received from Congress. Reports that Frederick Haldimand, Governor of the Province of Quebec, "will not probably deliver the upper posts this summer. " Written in Dorchester, a neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.
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DOUGHTY, John and Thomas (1793-1856). The Cabinet of Natural History and American Rural Sports . Philadelphia: Published by J. Doughty 1830-32-33.
3 volumes in 2, 4 o (294 x 235 mm). 3 engraved titles, 2 engraved portraits, and 57 mostly lithographed plates after Thomas Doughty and others (53 colored lithographs, one colored etching, 2 uncolored engravings, and one uncolored wood-engraving), 17 in-text wood engravings. (Some browning, staining and spotting, a few leaves with short marginal tears.) Modern tan half morocco, ORIGINAL BLUE FRONT WRAPPER for volume 3 bound in. Provenance : acquired from Goodspeed's Bookshop, 1970.
FIRST EDITION OF "THE FIRST COLORED-PLATE SPORTING BOOK PRINTED IN AMERICA" (Henderson). Originally issued in monthly parts. Bennett notes that Volume 3 is "perhaps the most difficult of all American sport items to find. Artistically Vol. 1 is much the most important, for it contains the original plates by Thos. Doughty, famous painter and founding-father of the Hudson River School." 31 plates depict American birds. Bennett, p. 35 Henderson, p. 40 Howes D-433 Reese Stamped with a National Character 12. (2)
Person:John Daugherty (14)
1. Broderbund World Family Tree 052, Tree Number 0475/0476. 2. World Family Tree 059, Tree Number: 0544. 3. freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com Look under Patterson-Magill-Daugherty Pedigree.
4. From family history obtained from Mrs. Pearl Wilson of Paoli, Indiana, who served for many years as a registrar and Record Chairman of the Lost River Chapter DAR Orange County, Indiana----Michael Daugherty-II in 1737/1738 was a merchant in Londonderry, Chester County, Pennsylvania. He later moved to north central Virginia where some of his children were born including fore-father , Capt. John Daugherty, Sr. Michael Mor Daugherty-I along with his wife Catherine nee Rodgers Daugherty, father of Michael Mor Daugherty-II, came to America from Lagan Valley, landing at New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware on 10 December, 1727. The family immediately moved to Londonderry, Chester County, Pennsylvania were the family remained until 1737/1738 when they all moved to Augusta County, Virginia to start a new life on the frontier.
5. Reference: World Family Tree 059, Tree Number: 0544 :
John married Isabella Allen Patton and in 1776 they moved their family in what later became Kentucky. John owned 1500 acres of land. John's Military career began in 1774 with the Fincastle County, Virginia Militia. He delivered horses prior to the Battle of Point Pleasant which occurred in October 1774. He served in the Revolutionary War. In July of 1780, he was in Logan's Expedition. In 1782 he was commissioned a Captain in in the Lincoln County, Kentucky Militia by Virginia Governor Benjamin Harrison (the grandfather of the President). John and his company, under the command of George Rogers Clark, built forts on the frontier and successfully repelled Indian Attacks on the few White settlers that was on the frontier.
Captain John Daugherty, Sr. moved his family to Indiana in 1810. In 1815 he entered another 160 acres in Section 32. In 1825 he bought land near Stampers Creek Church in Orange County, Indiana, Section 26, Township 2ND Range IE. John, Isabelle, their son George and his wife Hannah Daugherty are buried on the land.
6. THE DOUGHERTY'S OF KENTUCKY By William C. Stewart:
"The first important step in the march of the early settler to the Pacific was the thrust of emigration into Kentucky dating from 1775. Among the small company of frontiersmen always in the van of this movement were the Daugherty's, (The name Dougherty also is spelled Daugherty, Doherty, Daughetee, Dockerty, Doghity, Daughity, Dohity, Dogherty, O'Docharty and in various other ways, but all trace back to Dochartach of the Province of Ulster, Ireland). The name was occasionally spelled Doughty or Dowty in Kentucky but usually this spelling indicates English rather than Irish derivation. It is not unusual to find the name spelled as many ways in one Kentucky document). five generations in little more than seventy years spanned the continent from the permanent settlements, helped to evolve the new culture of the spreading frontier, as it had in the Valley of Virginia, and then many of its members moved on: Into Indiana, into Missouri Territory and so, ever westward, up the Missouri across the Rockies, and down the Columbia River, all before the nineteenth century was well begun. Some remained in Kentucky, and are represented by descendants today most followed the moving frontier, down the Mississippi, across the prairies to Texas, over the deserts to California. Among them were hunters and trappers, traders, soldiers, lawyers, legislators, but most were farmers and Indian Fighters. In the fifth generation from Atlantic tidewater was the nation's first notable Indian Agent.
The date of John Daugherty, Capt., Rev. War first trip to Kentucky is not known, but he was exercising his talent for locating land in 1775 (Lewis Collins, History of Kentucky, Volume 2, page 519), and after a trip back to the settlements beyond Clinch Mountain with John Wilson of Harrod's company that winter, was entering land along the waters of Dix River near the Falls of the Ohio in early January of 1776 (John Wilson, deposition, Nelson County, Kentucky, Circuit Court October 7, 1794). It is not likely that John Daugherty was himself among Harrod's company returning down the Ohio in March, 1775, to what was to be Harrodsburg, for he had land and a family on Laurel Creek of North Holston, on the road from Virginia to Kentucky through Cumberland Gap. John's older brother Henry was the first known settler so far into the wilderness on the waters of North Holston (Lyman Chalkley, Gates of the Wilderness Road, Virginia Magazine of History, Volume 30, Page 201) and John may have made an unrecorded visit through the Gap before 1775 if not, he heard of the wonderfully fertile soil and abundant game of the Kentucky country from neighboring Long Hunters, and from Daniel Boone. Boone is seen in Virginia in the fall of 1774, carrying a letter concerning John's brother Michael, and a late newspaper, from Major Arthur Campbell to Colonel William Preston (Draper Mss., Wisconsin State Historical Society, 3 QQ 123).
The Daugherty family had started westward (after landing at New Castle County Delaware on 10 December, 1727 from Donegal County, Ireland, then immediately moving to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania where they spent the next ten years). Michael Mor Daugherty-I, storekeeper of "Newlondon Derry", Chester County, Pennsylvania, established himself in Borden's Great Grant in what is now Rockbridge County, Virginia, at the headwaters of Cedar and Mill and Broad Creeks of the James River. (Court Judgments, File 393, Augusta County, Virginia and Surveyor's Book 1, page 5 and Deed Book 4, page 104 et sec). This Michael Mor Daugherty-I was a brother to Thomas Daugherty who arrived at New Castle, Delaware, December 10, 1727 with Michael Mor Daugherty-I, his family a host of other relatives including, Thomas and several other members of the Daugherty Family including John Caldwell and his family (later to become famous for settling the Cub Creek Presbyterian Settlement along with Thomas Daugherty, (Michael Mor Daugherty-I's brother).
John Caldwell and his family lived in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, before going to Virginia eventually to help establish the Presbyterian Cub Creek settlement, "key that unlocked the floodgates to unlimited emigration from Pennsylvania and Ireland." (Dr. Howard McKnight Wilson, The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom, page 42, referring to the permission for settlement in the back parts of Virginia, given by Governor Gooch in response to request by the Donegal Presbytery of Pennsylvania, instigated by John Caldwell April 11, 1738). The Cub Creek settlement was later than estimated by its historian, not until 1740 at the earliest and probably not until 1742, a conclusion separately arrived at by Dr. Wilson and the author). Thomas Daugherty's descendants reached Kentucky, too, but by other roads.
Mill creek is a branch of Poague's Run, and Michael's neighbors included Robert Poague, Erwin Patterson, John Maxwell, George Wilson, James McGavock, James Gilmore, James Crow, James Spratt, Robert McAfee, the Thompson's, Salling's, Walkers, McDowell's and others who were to be represented in the migrations up the valley and into Kentucky. Michael Mor Dougherty-I was in Capt. John Buchanan's militia company, listed for the first and last time as O'Doeherty, in 1742 (F. B. Kegley, Virginia Frontier, page 141). Michael was appointed Constable in 1747 (Order Book 1, page 251, Augusta County, Virginia) , and through the 1740s and 1750s he and his sons continued accumulating land in the Forks of the James. Incursions by the Indians were not uncommon. Three of the Dougherty boys are listed in the militia in 1756 and Michael Mor Dougherty-I was paid for furnishing provisions. (Court Martial Book 2, August 1756, Augusta County, Virginia, and Hening, Virginia Statutes, Volume 7, page 190). One of the boys, Charles was killed in the 1763 raid by Cornstalk's braves and that year Michael Mor Daugherty-I also died, aged more than 61. His estate was appraised November 16, 1763 by Joseph Culton, John McKee, John Gilmore and William Edmonston. (Will Book 3, page 304, Augusta County, Virginia).
The family began to break up after that, some remaining for a time on the James River farms, others moving South and West into the wilderness. Michael's son Michae-II was at the Reed Creek settlement in what is now Wythe County, Virginia, in 1763, with the Bedford County militia to help James Davies and two or three other families menaced by the Indian raids of that terrible year. (Thomas L. Preston, Historical Sketches, page 119). Some time between then and 1768, Michael-II acquired a considerable acreage at Boiling Springs, adjacent to Fort Chiswell and the Great Road and Graham's Forge. His old neighbor on the James River, James McGavavock, purchased Fort Chiswell property in 1768 and Robert Graham eventually acquired the Boiling Springs property.
John D. Daugherty, Capt., Rev. War was the 2nd oldest son of Michael Mor Daugherty-II (son of Michael Mor Daugherty-I) was born in 1743 in Augusta County, Virginia which later was divided up and the section that John was born in became Rockbridge County, Virginia. John married a Isabella Anna Patton around 1768 in Tazewell County, Virginia. John and his family were in Kentucky as early as 1775, lived in what is now Boyle County, Kentucky and Jefferson County, Kentucky and moved to Harrison/Orange County, Indiana about 1810-1811 and died there on 14 February, 1828. Captain John Daugherty died on 14 February, 1828, in his 85th year and was buried in a field in Section 26, Township 2 North, Range 1 East, Orange County, Indiana. By his side is buried his wife Isabelle, who died on February 14, perhaps the same year his son George, who died March 14, 1842 and his wife Hannah nee Boyd Daugherty, who died July 11, 1846. The field has long been plowed over, and the gravestones were found against the fence near the family graveyard in the course of the search for Captain John's history. As had been the case in Virginia and in Kentucky, some of the Daugherty's remained in Indiana, others pushed on westward. At the Stamper Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Paoli, Orange County, indiana there is a memorial about four feet wide. On the west side of the monument there is Capt. John Daugherty and his wife Isabella's birth and death date, and then there is nine of their children and there wives Robert b. 1790 and his wife Sarah, and their son Robert S. b. 1818 are also buried there. William b. 1779 and Elizabeth "Betsy" nee Tanner Daugherty are also listed. James Tanner born 1812 and Amanda Jane nee Snyder are buried at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Missouri. On the East side of the monument is engraved the Dougherty Coat of Arms. engraved under it is "Original Coat of arms worn by the Lords of innishowen of Dougherty Castle on Lock Swilley, Donegal Co. Ire. Its meaning: translated 'For My Hereditary Right.' "On the right side is an engraving of a castle and under, "Ingraved in stone above the fireplace in main room of the castle: These words: 'Accepted Christianity 652 AD' Our first known ancestor was: Sir Cahir O'Dochartaigh" it is unknown just who placed the memorial or when (Register of the Kentucky historical Society, pp. 131-132)
John and Isabelle had children: Michael Daugherty, born 1769/70 in now Wythe or Tazewell County, Virginia who married Miss Jane Stephenson in Nelson County, Kentucky on 18 August, 1790. Michael died in Trimble County, Kentucky around 1830 George D. Daugherty who was born around 1773 in what is now Tazewell County, Virginia. George married a Hannah Boyde who was the daughter of a John Boyd of Barren County, Kentucky. George and his family moved to Harrison/Orange County, Indiana when his father Captain John Daugherty and Mother Isabelle nee Patton Daugherty move there in 1810. On 14 March, 1842 George Daugherty died in Orange County, Indiana: John S. Daugherty, Jr. who was born around 1788 in Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky and married a Mary Hollowell, daughter of a John Hollowell in Harrison County, Indiana on 11 February, 1810. John S. Daugherty, Jr. and his family moved to Knox County, Illinois where John died on 2 January, 1856. John and his wife Mary nee Hollowell Daugherty, Jr. are both buried in Knox County, Illinois Henry Daugherty who was born around 1784 in Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky and married a Miss Catherine Cynthia (?nee) Daugherty from North Carolina around 1810 in Orange County, Indiana, as he too had traveled with his mother and father to Orange County, Indiana around 1810. Henry Daugherty died in Orange County, Indiana on 14 November, 1846 Sarah "Sally" Daugherty who was born on 5 August, 1786 in Knob Lick, Lincoln County, Kentucky. Sarah also had moved to Orange County, Indiana with her parents John and Isabelle in 1810. She married a Michael Miller on 2 April, 1807 in Jefferson County, Kentucky. Sarah died in Orange County, Indiana on 10 August, 1826 and is believed to be buried at the Stampers Creek Cemetery, Orange County, Indiana? Mary Daugherty who was born around 1783 in Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky. Mary Dougherty married a William Charles in Harrison County, Indiana on 19 October, 1811. Mary died in 1816 and is buried in Orange County, Indiana William Daugherty who was born on 1 November, 1748 in Augusta County, Virginia and who had married a Miss Elizabeth "Betsy" Tanner, daughter of a John Tanner, on 6 May, 1802 in Jefferson County, Kentucky. William Daugherty, Sr. and his family moved to Lawrence County, Indiana and he died in Green County, Indiana in November, 1852. It is believed that both William Daugherty, Sr. and his wife Betsy nee Tanner Daugherty are both buried in Green County, Indiana? Robert Sylvester Daugherty who was who was born on 15 April, 1791 in Knob Lick, Lincoln County, Kentucky. Robert married a Sarah Tanner (sister of his brother William Daugherty) around 1810 in Orange County, Indiana. Robert S. died around 1850 and both him and his wife Sarah nee Tanner Daugherty are buried in Orange County, Indiana Samuel Daugherty who was born around 1781 in Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky married a Mary Bland in Orange County, Indiana on 5 November, 1819, both Samuel and Mary Dougherty are believed to have died and are buried in Orange County, Indiana? Ellender Daugherty who born in Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky around 1777 and married a Charles Beasley in Jefferson County, Kentucky on 19 July, 1798 and last is daughter Naomi Daugherty who was born around 1777 in Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky and married a Thomas Motley from Virginia on 12 March, 1795 in Jefferson County, Kentucky. It is not know if Naomi and her husband Thomas accompanied the rest of the family to Indiana or not but it is documented that only John and Isabelle's son Michael remained behind in Kentucky when the family moved to Indiana?
7. Virginia Land, Marriage and Probate Records: Individual: John Doughert Location: Augusta Co., VA Record Type: Land Record ID: 31852 Description: Grantor Book-Page: 5-490 Property: 94 acres Craig's Creek at Indian Camp. Remarks: John Doughert, signed Jocort. From Patton 1751. This land record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley
8. Census Index: U.S. Selected Counties, 1810 Individual: Dougherty, John County/State: Jefferson Co., KY Page #: 17 Year: 1810 Age ranges in household: 10311-1110106 The Census numbers above equate to: 1 male 10 & under 0 males 11-15 years old 3 males 16-20 years old 1 male 21-45 years old: 1 male over 46 years old: Females: 1 female 10 & under 1 female 11-15 years old 1 female 16-20 years old 0 females 21-45 years old 1 female over 46 years old & 0 free Negro or Indians 6 slaves.
9. Military Services: John Daugherty/Dougherty (the family spelled it both ways since John's Grandfather Michael Mor Dougherty/Daugherty and family landed on 10 December, 1727 at New Castle Delaware) began his military service in 1774 at Fincastle County, Virginia and was a Captain in the Virginia Militia, including a chore of delivering horses prior to the Battle of Point Pleasant on the ohio River. He and a friend (John Wilson) settled on a plot of disputed land at Locust Thicket near the present day Danville, Kentucky and raised a crop of corn ther in 1775. During the Indian attacks of 1776 when other settlers left for the safety of the nearest Fort John Daugherty did not but chose to remain on the disputed land he had filed on. His near neighbor , Archibald McNeil, was killed by indians in 1777 in 1778 John was a Captain of a militia company in what is now Boyle County, Kentucky. John and his brother Robert appear to have participated in Capt. Benjamin Logan's expedition against the Shawnees and the Chillicothe Town on the Little Miami River in 1778. Captain John Daugherty did serve under logan, second in command to GeneralGeorge Rogers Clark in the July 1780 expedition across the ohio in April 1779 at Centucky County, Kentucky. He led a company of 42 men, including his brother's Robert and George, on Clark's expedition following the Blue Licks disaster. The Indians never gave Kentucky any great trouble after this expedition, and the number of settlers increased rapidly between 24 October, 1782 and 24 November, 1782 at Kentucky. Following John and most of his family's move to Indiana Territory (they are believed to have started moving to indiana Territory around 1803 and all were in indiana by 1811) and John was made Justice of the Peace on 7 March, 1811. Only his son Michael remained in Kentucky all of his and Isabelle Anna nee Patton,s children moved from Kentucky to Indiana with John and Isabella. They ended up moving first to Harrison County, Indiana and then to Orange County, Indiana where John died on 14 February, 1828 in a town in Orange County, Indiana called Paoli where John, his wife Isabele nee Patton Daugherty and several of their son's and wives are buried.
buried in his field in Sect. 26, Twp. 2 N, Range 1 E, Orange Co., IN, his wife Isabella by his side a few months later, and in due course, their son George and his wife Hannah, in Stamper Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Paoli, IN. There is a memorial about 4 feet wide. On the west side is Captain John & Isabella's birth and death date and then their children are listed with their wives. All eleven of them. Capt. John's son, Robert b. 1790 and his wife Sarah, and their son Robert S. b. 1818 are also buried there. William b. 1779 and Elizabeth (Betsy Tanner) are buried in the old Dugger Cemetery in Dugger, IN. James Tanner b. 1812 and Amanda Jane (Snyder) are buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, MO. On the East side on the left is engraved the Dougherty coat of arms . engraved under it is "Original Coat of arms worn by the Lords of Innisowen of Dougherty Castle on Lock Swilley, Donegal Co. Ire. It's meaning: translated ' For My Hereditary Right.' " On the right is an engraving of a castle and engraved under it is "Ingraved in stone above the fireplace in main room of the castle: These words: 'Accepted Christianity 652 AD' Our first known ancestor was: Sir Cahir O'Dogherty" Unknown who placed the memorial or when
SUITS IN CHANCERY--BOURBON COUNTY
(Records filed in book found in basement of Bourbon County Court House by Julia S. Ardery).
Depositions taken in Chancery Suit
To settle disputes between Thomas Respess, John Haggin and John Breckenridge, complainants, vs. Thomas McClanahan, defendant, filed Oct., 1799.
Thomas McClanahan files bill for review of decree.
- Lawrence Harrison deposeth: in yr. 1770, in company with Col. William Lynn, in traveling from, Limestone to falls of Ohio, after crossing Hinkston, they fell upon waters of Cooper's Run, and that that fork on which they were runs through the plantation of Thomas Manihon (?), Jr., and where Thomas Strother formerly lived.
- William Whitesell deposeth: in yr. 1779 he was first acquainted with Cooper's Run in traveling from Boonesborough to Ruddle's old Station.
- John Conway deposeth: he knew Coopers run 1780, that he was told of said run by Thomas Gilbert, James McBride, Thomas Stephenson, who were there before, and states at that time he lived at Bryant's Station.
- Abijah Woods deposeth: in yr. 1776 he lived at McGee's Station and that he got information regarding Cooper's Run from John Townsend and others, then moved to Bryant's Station and there lived four or five years, and frequently traveled the trace that led from Bryant's Station to Martin's and Ruddle's Station, passing near where Mr. Strother "now lives." Deposition taken Aug. 13, 1804.
- John Ficklin states he became acquainted with Cooper's Run 1781 or '82, that he lived at Bryant's Station at that time deposition taken Aug., 1804.
- Jacob Stucker knew Cooper's Run 1781 or '82, when he lived at Bryant's Station deposition taken Aug., 1804.
- William Grant, Sr., states he knew Cooper's Run 1779, 1780, and 1781, he moved away after 1781 and did not return until 1787 deposition taken Nov. 18, 1803.
- John Grant states he became acquainted with Cooper's Run, 1780, which "now runs through place of Larkin and Willis Field" taken Nov. 18, 1804.
- John Daugherty states he first knew Cooper's Run 1779 that he, in company with William Whitsell, Samuel Porter and George Lovelace (Lovelance) and Samuel Van Hook, was hunting and encamped first night above Grant's improvement taken Feb. 9, 1804.
John Doughty was born in New York City, on 25 July 1754 and he graduated from King’s College (later Columbia University) in 1770. He entered the military in 1776 and became the adjutant general of two Morris County, New Jersey, battalions. By January 1777, he had become a captain in the 2d Continental Artillery. Doughty fought in &hellip
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DOUGHTY, John (c.1562-1629), of Red Cross, Bristol, Glos.
b. c.1562,1 s. of John Doughty, yeoman of Duddlewick, Stottesdon, Salop and Anne, da. of William Holland of Burwarton, Salop.2 educ. appr. Bristol 1584.3 m. Mary,4 3s. 6da. 6 other ch. d.v.p.5 d. 20 Dec. 1629.6
Freeman, Bristol 1596,7 common councilman 1606-20,8 sheriff 1606-7,9 capt. militia 1612-d.,10 dep. alderman 1612,11 alderman 1620-d., mayor 1620-1,12 auditor (jt.) 1621,13 constable of Staple 1621-2.14
Member, Newfoundland Co. 161015 member, Bristol Merchant Venturers by 1618,16 master 1623-4.17
Doughty came of a Shropshire yeoman family related to the Barkers and other local gentry. Apprenticed to Richard Cole, alderman and mercer of Bristol, he was subsequently a founder member of the Newfoundland Company, dealt in iron on behalf of the 1st earl of Cork,18 and became a shipowner in partnership with John Barker*,19 whose first cousin married his brother Francis.20
In 1626 Doughty was returned with John Whitson, who had appointed him a trustee for his charities,21 but he left no mark on the records of the second Caroline Parliament. Despite his enthusiasm for the Bristol trained bands, it seems unlikely that it was he who petitioned the Lords to support a project for maintaining 100,000 men in arms.22 Both Bristol Members received £36 6s. 8d. in wages and expenses from the corporation, but Doughty also received additional sums by way of repayment, including £5 he had given the lord treasurer’s secretary ‘to pay the master of the Requests for getting the king’s hand to the petition for the reversion of the castle’.23
Doughty was re-elected in 1628, this time with Barker, and the two men carried up to London a petition against the imposition on wines.24 His only recorded speech, on 6 June, was on the heads of the Remonstrance, when he observed that 200 Irish soldiers had landed at Bristol.25 His sole committee appointment was to examine a petition on the postal system (14 June).26 At the end of June he and Barker secured a warrant to reimburse the city for £1,000 towards the setting forth of two ships to guard the Bristol Channel out of the subsidy receipts. After the prorogation they wrote to Buckingham’s Admiralty secretary Edward Nicholas* to recommend captains and to ask the lord admiral to let them keep their prizes.27 They took back with them to Bristol ‘the several arguments made in Parliament House of the liberty of subjects’.28 Doughty received £30 9s. wages and charges for the first session, reckoned at 15 weeks 3 days,29 and £19 13s. 2d. for the second 60 days.30
Doughty made his will on 12 Dec. 1629, in which he requested his ‘very loving friend and faithful pastor’, William Yeamans, to preach the funeral sermon. He left leaseholds in Bristol, Gloucestershire and Somerset to his wife, with remainder to his son Richard, then a fellow of All Souls, and provided portions of £300 and £350 for three unmarried daughters. He gave his weapons and armour to Richard, and left drinking money to his ‘loving friends and fellow soldiers’. He bequeathed £100 to the corporation, ‘to be let unto ten burgesses handicraftsmen’, and £5 to the poor of Stottesdon. He named Barker one of his executors. In accordance with his wishes he was buried at All Saints as near to his six children as possible on 5 Jan. 1630.31 As ‘the eldest captain of our trained bands’, he was attended to the grave ‘by all the trained soldiers of our city, in warlike manner’. His widow married Nicholas Hele*. No later member of the family sat in Parliament.32
Philadelphia: J. & T. Doughty, 1830. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #18310
First edition. Volume I. 4to. vii,,298,pp., plus 24 hand-colored lithographic plates, and uncolored engraved portrait of Charles Willson Peale. Engraved title page. Contemporary calf boards, rebacked to style in matching leather, and with the original spine laid-in. Text is brown and spotted, the plates less so with very good coloring. Several pages have been expertly remargined at the fore edge (no loss) else this is a very good copy. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper dated 1832. Very rare and among the first American books to be illustrated with lithographic plates. The Cabinet of Natural History was started by brothers Thomas and John Doughty in Philadelphia. It was issued in monthly parts and ran from the end of 1830 until the spring of 1834 However, despite its relatively short life, it left behind an important legacy: Bennett calls it the "first major sport print color plate book produced in America," the text includes firsthand accounts of hunting expeditions of all kinds and are among the earliest of their kind. The plates include the "first colored sporting prints made in America" (Henderson), and most importantly the work includes a significant number of original lithographs by one of the great names in 19th-century American art. The first volume (made up of twelve parts ) was certainly the work of both Doughty brothers, with virtually all the plates being the work of Thomas. "Artistically, Vol. 1 is much the most important, for it contains the original plates by Thos. Doughty, famous painter and founding father of the Hudson River School" - Bennett. Indeed the plates in the later volumes are from a multitude of hands and sources. "The coloured plates are important - being the first coloured sporting prints made in America. There is only one earlier American book with coloured plates that I know of, and that is a treatise on Medical Botany - published in Philadelphia in 1817. Many of these coloured plates of animals and birds are charming, the colouring is soft, correct as to details, and all are well drawn" - Gee.
Last name: Doughty
This interesting surname of English origin is a nickname for a powerful or brave man, especially a champion jouster, deriving from the Middle English "doughty", Olde English pre 7th Century "dohtig" "dyhtig" meaning "valiant" or "strong". The surname dates back to the mid 13th Century, (see below). Further recordings include one William Doughty (1300), "the Register of the Freemen of Leicester", and John Dughti (1314), "the Register of the Freemen of York". Variations in the idiom of the spelling include Douty, Dowty, Dufty, etc.. --> One Alys Dowtye married William Style at St. Margaret, Westminster, on January 23rd 1547. Henry Doughty was christened on December 28th 1562 at St. Martin, Pomeroy, London and Elizabeth Doughty married James Franncis on February 13th 1575 at St. Augustine, Watling Street, London. John Doughty (1598 - 1672) was a divine, received a B.A. and fellow of Merton College, Oxford (1618), M.A. (1622), joined the cavalier forces, D.D. and prebendary of Westminster Abbey (1660), rector of Cheam (1662). One John Doughty (aged 18 yrs), a famine emigrant, sailed from Liverpool aboard the "John-Robert" bound for New York on June 1st 1846. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of William Douti, witness, which was dated 1247, in the "Assize Rolls of Bedfordshire", during the reign of King Henry 111, known as "The Frenchman", 1216 - 1272. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03502 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript letter Date: 27 March 1787 Pagination: 2 p. 32.4 x 20.3 cm.
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03502 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript letter Date: 27 March 1787 Pagination: 2 p. 32.4 x 20.3 cm.
Informs Doughty that he will help with procuring subsistence for the troops. Does not believe recruiting service will begin in New York as its quota numbers are deficient. The contracts of Morris and Wadsworth are ending as Congress is not happy with the proposals. Agrees with Doughty, who is in favor of a "national force," as he expects "every evil that can be produced from Anarchy." Also notes that "Congress have had but for a very little time nine States. Therefore nothing has been concluded on respecting higher pay for the Artillery than the Infantry." Mentions supplying artillery pieces and stores necessary for the western country and states he will have to submit estimates to the Board of Treasury, as "they hold the purse strings." Ends by stating, "The disturbances in Massachusetts have pretty nearly subsided - the Courts of Justice are now trying such of the captured culprits as appear to be most criminal," referring to the end of Shays' Rebellion. Noted as a copy and lacks a signature. Creator inferred as Henry Knox, given the content. In the hand of William Knox.
(Copy) New York 27th march 1787
My dear Sir
I received your favor of the 25th instant by Mr. Forde,
I shall do every thing in my power not only to procure the subsistence, to the last of this month inclusively, but some pay in order to be forwarded by you.
But at the same time I ought not to flatter you with more than will be accomplished the subsistence I hope will be furnished.
As to the recruiting service I do not believe it will be commenced in New York, for its numbers of the quota deficient.
Morris & Wadsworth [inserted: contracts] are I believe at an end - Congress do not seem to like the proposals as far as I can understand their sentiments.
Your reasonings on the want of a national force are perfectly correspondent with my own, I expect every evil that can be produced from Anarchy.
If there should be any deductions I shall endeavor that your Majority be secured to you.
Congress have had but for a very little time nine States. Therefore nothing has been  concluded on respecting higher pay for the Artillery than the Infantry.
You will probably be in this City a sufficient time previous to your departure in order to consult on the stores essentially necessary for the western country, when I will decide on the number of pieces of Artillery and Stores which shall be forwarded - I mean for which I shall make estimates to be Board of treasury - they hold the purse strings.
The disturbances in Massachusetts have pretty nearly subsided - the Courts of Justice are now trying such of the captured culprits as appear to be most criminal.
My dear Sir &c