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Samuel Doak

Birthplace: Ulster, Ireland
Death: Died in Augusta County, Province of Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of James Samuel Doak and Elizabeth Doak
Husband of Jane Doaks and Jane Doak (Mitchell)
Father of Margaret Nicks; Mary Tate; Jane Brown; Elizabeth Thankful McTeer (Doak); David Davis Doak and 6 others
Brother of Robert Doak; John Doak; Thankful Finley; David Doak; (No Name) and 4 others

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About Samuel Doak

From "Descendants of James Doak" by Joseph A. Payne:

Samuel 2 DOAK, (James 1 DOAK)

  • was born about 1710 at Ulster, Ireland, and about 1740 at CHESTER CO, Pa,
  • married (34) Jane MITCHELL who was born about 1710 at Ireland.
  • Samuel died in 1771 at Augusta Co, Va.

From Historic Greene Co., Tn and It's People, 1783 - 1992:

The first Doaks in this area were Samuel Doak (1749-1830) and his wife Ester Houston Montgomery (1760-1807). His father, also Samuel Doak, emigrated from northern Ireland about 1740, along with three brothers and two sisters.

He married Jane Mitchell enroute, and they settled in Augusta Co., Va near Lexington. The family roots go back to Scotland, possibly Ayrshire.

The Samuel Doak who came to Tennessee was interested in education and ministry.

After graduating from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton) in 1775, he taught at Hampton Sydney and studied for the ministry. He was licensed to preach in 1777 and ordained about a year later. He came to this area about 1777. In 1780 he started Martin's Academy later named Washington College. In this period he orgainized several churches including one in Greenville.

In 1818 Samuel Doak and his son, Samuel Witherspoon Doak (1785-1864), founded Tusculum Academy in Greene County.


  • 35 + Elizabeth Thankful3 DOAK b. Jan 14 1736+
  • 36 + Samuel DOAK b. Aug 1 1749 d. Dec 12 1830
  • 37 + Isabella DOAK b. 1766 d. 1814


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Samuel Doak's Timeline

Ulster, Ireland
Age 7
Greenville, VA, USA
Age 10
Bedford Springs, Bedford County, Province of Pennsylvania
Age 27
Augusta County, Province of Virginia
December 9, 1740
Age 30
Tinkling Spring, Augusta County, Province of Virginia
Age 30
Augusta County, Province of Virginia
Age 34
Augusta County, Province of Virginia
May 14, 1747
Age 37
Fisherville, Tinkling Springs, Augusta County, Province of Virginia
August 1, 1749
Age 39
Greenville, Augusta County, Province of Virginia
Age 41
Augusta County, Province of Virginia