Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Benjamin Rev. Doggett

Male 1636 - 1682  (45 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Rev. Doggett 
    Born 28 Oct 1636  Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jun 1682  Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I030116  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father William Doggett,   b. 27 Feb 1598/99, Boxford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1670, Stepney, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Anne Langley,   b. Abt 1603, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1675, Stepney, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married Abt 1620  Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Garrard,   b. 1640, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1687, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years) 
    Married 21 Sep 1664  St Mary's Tower, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Married Well and Often
      Author: Robert K. Headley, Jr.
      Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co, Inc, Baltimore County, Maryland, 2003
      Note: #221
      Repository:
      Note: Warrenton Library, Warrenton, Virginia
      Call Number: VA 975.r2 HEA
      Media: Book
      Page: p. 111
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Doggett,   b. 9 Jan 1664/65, Hadleigh, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1723, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Jane Doggett,   b. 1667, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Doggett,   b. 3 Mar 1669/70, Hadleigh, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1680, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 9 years)
     4. Richard Doggett,   b. 1672, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1721, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     5. Anne Doggett,   b. 1674, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. William Doggett,   b. 1676, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1716/17, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F18185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Father: William DOGGETT
      Mother: Anne LANGLEY
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      Descendants of Rev. Benjamin Doggett of Virginia, Blanche Doggett,
      162 Pages, 1272 West Niles Lane, Redding, CA 96002, P. 6-8
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      LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF THE REV. BENJAMIN DOGGETT
      Recorded 10 January 1682/83 in Lancaster County, Virginia, Will Book 5, Page 82
      (Spelling and punctuation modernized)

      In the name of God Amen: I, Benjamin Doggett, Minister of Lancaster County, being sick and weak in body, but of sound and perfect memory, do make this my last will and testament, as followeth:

      1st. I bequeath my soul and body to God that gave it. My body to be decently buried before the pulpit in White Chapel Church.

      2ly. I give unto my eldest son Benjamine Doggett a hundred and fifty acres of land beginning at the waterside and to run right across from the line that parts me and Thomas Thomson to Jon. Crooke, and in case he dies without issue male then the land to be equally divided with the orchard between my two sons Richard and William, and in case my son Benjamin shall marry before he arrives to the age of two and twenty he shall thereby forfeit all his title and interest in the sasid land and the land to be divided as above mentioned.

      3ly. I give unto my son Richard Doggett one hundred acres of land, and in case he dies without issue male or marries before he arrives to the age of 22, the the land to descend to my son Wm. Doggett. That there be sold as much out of his share in my personal estate as will purchase him a servant, the land to be seated for him, servants afterward to be bought for him as his estate will admit of. If servants cannot be purchased, the tobacco to be disposed of to the best advantage.

      4ly. I give to my son Wm. Doggett one hundred acres of land and in case he dies without issue male or marries befdore he arrives to the age of 22, then the land to be divided between my two daughters Jane and Anne Doggett. A servant to be purchased for him out of his share in my personal estate, the land seated and other servants to be bought for him as his estate will admit of. If servants cannot be purchased then the tobacco to be disposed of to the best advantage. These 2 hundred acres given between my two sons Richard and William to be divided at the discretion of my executors

      5ly. I give unto my daughter Jane Doggett in England Tweity Shillings and no more because she hath been detained from me and is there provided for.

      6ly. I give unto my daughter Anne Doggett fifteen thousand pounds of tobacco¸six young cows, six breeding sows, to paid her by my three sons, Benjamin, Richard and William, provided she doth not marry before she arrives to the age of 18. The tobacco to be at two yearly payments, one half the first year and the other half the next year. Her name and age are to be registered in the book of Christ Church Parish and likewise my 2 sons born in Virginia. Their age you must have from their mother.

      7ly. Because there remains six thousand pounds of tobacco to be paid Mr. Flower, and some other tobacco, if the tobacco allowed me by the parishes and what my servants make will not discharge them, then so much to be sold out of my personal estate, to be equally divided between my wife and children, only debarring meen my wife and children, only debarring my son Benjamin any share in the cattle because he hath a good stock of his own.

      8ly. My wife to have her accomodation as long as she continues a widow, but if she marries she shall desert the plantation. My two sons and my daughter Anne to have their accomodation with my son Benjamin till they are capable to live on their own.

      9ly. The pipe staves to be sold for money Sterling. Sawyers to be employed to saw two inch plands to be sold for monies to pay Mr. Griggs.

      10th. My books to be appraised; a great chest to be bought, the books to be packed up and sent for England to be sold. The overplus of monies that remains when Mr. Griggs is paid I give unto my loving wife Jane Doggett desiring her to buy a mourning ring with this posey: Follow Me.

      11th. I do constitue and appoint Mr. Sheapheard, Mr. Furnefold, Mr. Atkins, Mr. WILKES, the appraisers of my estate. Mr. Thomas Martin, Mr. Jon. Mullis executors to this my last will and testament, and for their trouble I give unto both my executors 20s. to buy them mourning rings.

      In witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seal this 14 day of March in the year 1681.

      Benjamine Doggett the testator

      Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of us:

      Jon. Davis P Sig.

      Schellian Kelly P Sig.

      P'bat fuitt himoc testam. in Cur. Com. Lancastr. Decime Die Januari 1682 sacramt Jon. Davis ett Schellian Kelly Jun: in Cur:

      Teste: Tho: MARSHALL Cle. Cur. Record duodecimo sequntur Tho: MARSHALL
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      1682-1686 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 2, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 97
      Lancaster county Court 16th of January 1682/83,
      - A P:bate of ye Last Will &Testamt. of Mr. BENJAMIN DOGGETT, Clearke, deced., is granted to JANE DOGGETT, Widdow &Relicte of ye sd. BEN JA: DOGGETT, according to ye tenor of ye sde. Will, THOS: GEORGE, STEPHEN CHILTON, THOS: TOMSON are ordered to aprise the sde. Estate & to be sworne by ye neat Justice. An Inventory thereof to bee exhibitted to ye next Court
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      DOGGETT, Benjamin. Inventory. 1 Feb. 1681/2. Rec. 8 March 1681/2 Presented by Benj. Doggett. Wits. James Ridley, James Ellis. W.B. 4, p. 431.
      Will of Benjamin Doggett, 14 March 1681/2. Rec. 12 June 1682. Wife Jane; sons: Benjamin, Richard and William; daughters: Jane and Anne. Eldest son Benjamin; daughter Jane in England. Extrs. Mr. Thos. Martin, Mr. Jno. Mullin. Appraisers Mr. Sheapheard, Mr. Furnifold, Mr. Wtkins, Mr. Wilkes. Wits. Jno. Davis, Sthellian Kelly. W.B. 5, p. 81.

      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.doggettfam.org/revbeninv.htm
      URL title: INVENTORY AND APPRAISAL OF THE ESTATE OFREV. BENJAMIN DOGGETT
      Note:
      INVENTORY AND APPRAISAL OF THE ESTATE OF
      REV. BENJAMIN DOGGETT
      Dated 7 September 1683. Recorded 12 September 1683, Lancaster County, Virginia
      Will Book 5, Page 89
      (Values in pounds of tobacco)

      An Inventory of the Goods and Chattells of the late decd Mr. Benjamine Dogget apprized by we whose names are underwritten, viszt.

      To one Trunck of Bookes 2000
      To one Still and Worme 0400
      To one Kettle 0300
      To one old Flock bed 0100
      To one old Feather Bed, boulster and two pillowes, one Side Curtain and vallian 1000
      To one Flock bed boulster two pillowes two old blanckt. 1 old Rugg 0400
      To one old feather bed two pillowes one old Rugg 0400
      To three pairs of old sheets six old napkins one old Draper Table Cloth one fine pillowe one p'cell of old table Linnens & Bed Linnen 0250
      To one Lookeing glasse 0070
      To a p'cell of old pewter 0250
      To a p'cell of Tin ware 0060
      To a p'cell of Earthen Ware 0050
      To one old Warmeing pan one small brasse morter 0040
      To two spitts one Iron Dripping pan and two frieing pans 0140
      To three Iron potts two paire of pothookes 0200
      To one Brass pot and a p'cell of old brass 0150
      To Two Pestles one paire of potracks 0100
      To two sawes and foure wedges 0150
      To a p'cell of old caske 0150
      To a p'cellof Carpenters Tooles 0200
      To a p'cell of old household Iron Ware 0100
      To a p'cell of old howes 0050
      To one old suit of clothes and one old hat 0250
      To one old Grindstone 0020
      To one old Chest and one old Table and one Chest of Drawers 0400
      To one p'cell of old Sea Bedding 0040
      To one Table Basket one small Trunck 0030
      To Two paper bookes 0100
      To a p'cell of old pailes and trayes 0030
      To Three Horses 2700
      To one manservt. haveinge 27 days to serve 0070
      To one woman Servt. haveing two months to serve 0010
      To Three Cowes
      To Two Two yeare old Heiffers
      To Two Two yeare old Steers
      To one Four yeare old Steare
      To three yearlings
      To a bill of William Hearde 1 pound Sterl.
      To a bill of William Dye 0200
      To a bill of Wm. West 0075
      To a bill of Henery Boatman 0156
      To a bill of Robert Chowning 0200
      To a bill of George Maples 0050
      To a bill of George Page 0050
      To a p'cell of pipe staves 0500
      To two old Bookes etc. one Smoothing Iron 0100
      To a p'cell of Decay'd Leather 0150
      Jane Doggett
      Nich: GEORGE
      Stephen Chilton
      Thomas Tomson
      Jno. Davis P.sig.

      Sworn before me 7ber ye 7th
      Tho: MARSHALL
      Exhibitim Cur: Com: Lancast.duodecimo die Septembris Ao. Dome.1683 p. Sacramt.
      Jane Doggett vid & Relict Benjamine Doggett deseased. Jur. in Cur.
      Test: Johe. Stretchley Cl. Cur.

      Record decimo quinto die sequent.
      Johem. Stretchley
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      LAWRENCE, Thos., merchant. 1 Apr. 1678. Rec. 12 Jan. 1680. Heirs: Azrikam Parker, son of Azrikam Parker, of Northumberland Co., 1500 lbs of tobacco; Ann Doggett, daughter of Benjamin Doggett, minister of Lancaster Co., personalty. Wife Dorothy Lawrence and her son Wm. Lyster. Wits.: Francis Emanuel, Wm. Brown. W.B. 5, p. 109.
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      1670-1674 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 156
      Lancaster County Court 13th of July 1670
      - This Bill bindeth mee, Mr, BENJAMYN DOGESTT, of ye County of Lancastr, Clerke, my Executrs & Administrs, to pay or cause to bee paide unto Sr. HENRY CHICHELEY, Kn t,, of ye County of MIDDX., his Exeuctrs; Assignes the full & just somme of foure thousand five hundred pounds of good & well condiconed tobaccoe & Ca to bee paide convenient in ye County of Lan castr; upon RAPPAH: RIVER, at or before the tenth of Octob; nexte ensueing: And I doe hereby authorize & depute Mr. EDWARD DALE, to confesse Judgmt. in my name for the abovesde: somme if required by the sde. Sr. HEN, CHICHELEY in the Cort. of Lan castr: In full confirmacon hereof I have hereunto sett my hande & seale this twenty sixth day of May 1670
      Sealed & Delivd; in the p ;sence of us
      RICH; ROBINSON, THO; WHARTON, BEN JAMYN DOGGETT
      THO: WHARTON, SAMUELL WYE ye Seale
      Recognit in Cur: p EDW; DALE
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      URL (Click on link) http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=153&last=&g_p=P3&collec tion=LO Patent
      Title George, Nicholas.
      Publication 15 February 1652.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: County location not given.
      Description: 700 acres on the north side of Rappahanock River up Corotoman River on the east side of the west branch.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 153 (Reel 2).

      URL (Click on link) http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=70&last=72&g_p=G2&colle ction=NN Grant
      Title George, William.
      Publication 24 November 1694.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Lancaster County.
      Description: 81 acres being part of a patent of 700 acres granted to Nicholas George, Feby 15, 1652. Lying on the westward branch of Corritoman River. Adjoining land of Benjamin Doggett and run. &c. on a branch of George’s Creek.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 2, 1694-1700, p. 70-72 (Reel 288).
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      Prayer Book of Captain Thomas Carter of Barford, Lancaster County, Virginia

      Henry Skipwith, 4th sonn Tho. & Kath. Carter Bornd of a Wedndy the 7h June & was baptzd att Home by Rev Mr Dogette on Sunday aftr Service ye 18th. (1676)
      Capn Wm Ball, Capn David Fox and Mrs Srah Fleete standing
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      Prayer Book of Captain Thomas Carter of Barford, Lancaster County, Virginia

      Diana ye Eldest Daughr Th: & Kathn Carter was born on the last Day of Apll 1678 near 5 in the Aftrnoone and Christnd on Sunday 12 of May by Mr Doggett when was Entertaind a large Company. Mrs Diana Dale, Mrs Mary Willys & Capn Ball God parents. She Departd this Life of a Putrid Soar Throate at ye age of 2 yeares and 3 days.
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      1687-1691 Lancaster County Order Book 3: pg 51
      Lancaster county Court 9th of November 1687
      BENJAMIN DOGGET, Sonne of BENJAMIN DOGGET, deced., complaineing to this Court that JOHN BOATEMAN, who marryed with JANE, the Relict of the sd. (deced), molesteth the said Complainant in his Inheritance to a parcel! of Land left him by his (deced) Father, and by false informacon to this Court endeavoureth to usurp his said inheritance. It appeareing to the Court that the Devidend of Land of which the said (deced) died possessed of was layed out and devided by Mr. GEORGE BEALE, the Surveyor of this County, and then the said BOATEMAN did accept of a part thereof in right of his said Wife, with which it appeares hee consents himselfe in that hee was possessed of a just part of the sd. Land in his said Right. It is therefore ordered that the Devision of the Land as it was last devided bee confirmed in relacon to the rights and proportion of the sd. BENJAMIN DOGGET and JOHN BOATEMAN without alteracon and that the sd. BOATEMAN doe pay one third part of the charges expended in laying out the said Land. It farther appeareing to this Court by the said Will that RICHARD DOGGET and WILLIAM DOGGET, Sones of the said (deced) are specifically heires of the said Devidend of Land. It is therefore ordered that the said BOATEMAN in right of his said Wife bee possessed of the thirds of their parts of the said Land, hee paying one third part of the charges

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