John Doughten (Doty) (1738 - 1807)

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Birthplace: Philadephia, Pennslyvania
Death: Died in Franklin, Virginia, United States
Managed by: Pam Renaker
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About John Doughten (Doty)

  • Daughters of American Revolution DOTY, JOHN DAR Ancestor #: A033495
  • Service: VIRGINIA Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE
  • Birth: 13 Oct 1738 PHILADELPHIA PENNSYLVANIA
  • Death: 15 Apr 1807 FRANKLIN CO VIRGINIA
  • Service Source: THE VA MAG OF HIST & BIOG, VOL IX, JULY 1901, #1, P. 18
  • Service Description: 1) SIGNED PATRIOT'S OATH, HENRY CO, 1777

This John Doughton was recorded in "A monographic study of Joseph Doughton (1 January 1771 - 11 July 1832)," by Thomas E. Doughten, 1973, as this Joseph Doughton's father:

Franklin Co., VA, Will Bk 1, p. 336. Will. I, John Doughten of F, am weak in body, but of sound mind and disposing memory. First, after my death, all my just debts and funeral expenses to be paid by executors.

To my wife Grace Doughten - her choice of the household & kitchen furniture. I desire that all my provisions that I have laid in for the consumption of my family that is now living with me, shall have the benefit of the same. Also, all my hogs and crop that shall be made on the plantation that I now live on, shall be for their benefit, that is, my wife and my son John Doughten, & my 2 daughters Keziah and Nancy Doughten, and no other of my children of what I have before mentiond. To my son William Doughten and my daughter Mary Forsyth - 6 shillings each, and no more. The rest of my estate to be sold and equally divided between my wife and my several children, namely, my sons Charles, Joseph, and John Doughten, my daughter Jean Armstrong, Keziah & Nancy Doughten. I want my executors to have a wagon finished, which I have begun, as soon as possible, and that my son John to have the use of the wagon on the plantation until the sake of my property. Executors: my sons Joseph and John Doughten. Signed Mar 22, 1807 - John Doughten. Wit: Lewis Davis, George Ferguson, Lucky Davis.

I want my son Joseph Doughten and my daughter Jean Armstrong, to each discount 10 lbs out of their parts, for what I have done for them before. Signed Mar 22, 1807 - John Doughten. Wit: Lewis Davis, George Ferguson, Locky Davis.

At F Court of Jun 1, 1807, this will of John Doughton deceased, was proved by witnesses Lewis Davis and George Ferguson, and OR. And on the motion of both executors, who gave bond & security, certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate.

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John Doughten's Timeline

1738
October 13, 1738
Philadephia, Pennslyvania
1762
April 29, 1762
Age 23
August 11, 1762
Age 23
1764
November 2, 1764
Age 26
1766
December 28, 1766
Age 28
1770
February 21, 1770
Age 31
1771
January 12, 1771
Age 32
Woolrich Township, Gloucester NJ
1773
July 4, 1773
Age 34
1775
October 10, 1775
Age 36
VA, USA
1777
December 5, 1777
Age 39