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their leave. The Judge was greatly amused at the incident and
often related it with relish to his friends.

All of us were greatly shocked when learning of his sudden
death. He was on his way to Concord to attend a sitting of the


The Descendants of Nicholas Doe

law term when it occurred. He luul his satchel with him, hllecl
with papers that bore upon questions to be discussed. Among
them were the ones relating to the case of State vs. Gerry, wherein
Judge Carpenter, and some associates, had taken the ]K)sition
that the statute out of which the case arose was unconst it ulional
and void; Judge Doe that it was not. There had been long and
earnest arguments on the question raised, and as the Judge started
on his fatal journey he felt ready for the final conflict. Only
three days before he had said to an associate who heUl liis view, while
showing him a draft of a tentative opinion, "rm going to con-
vince those gentlem.en that they are wrnrujr Poor man, he did
not live to even meet with them again. The opinion in 1 he case
was handed down in June by a divided ( "ourt of 4 to ?y\ tiie statute
was thereby held to l)e unconstitutionaL

Judge Doe was buried beside his first born son in Rolhnsford,
on the bank of the Piscataqua. On a natural elevation covered
by a growth of ])ines, and far away from human habitation is a
large boulder, on the face of which is inscribed the one word,
"Doe." One standing there may look through l^ranches to the
broad and silent river at his feet. It is a peaceful spot in which
to rest for one whose life was constant labor. No sound breaks
in upon it save the sighing of the wind, and the voicing of the
birds, among the trees.

Brother Hening's final estimate of Judge Doe's influence and
character is very fitting and I quote in part:

"To exaggerate his influence upon the jurisprudence of New
Hampshire would probably be impossible. * * * To compare
and contrast him with other great common law Judges in the
Old and in the New England and other states of the American
Union and finally to assign him to some imaginary niche between
well known English or American Judges, would be a task as
difficult for the writer as the result would be unsatisfactory to the
reader. But if a comparison should be attempted, his peers
nmst certainly be sought among those few who have profoundly
revolutionized existing ideas of common law administration and
of the law of evidence, who have guided us by historical researches
to the birth of legal conceptions and have skilfully separated
legal truth from the matrix of circumstance."

The Descendants of Xicholas Doe 251

Ebenezer Hannaford Doe 6, (Eliphalet 5, Gideon 4,
Nicholas 3, Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. Parsonsfield, Me., 1799;
moved to Newfield, Me.; m. 1st., Aug. 8, 1823, Orinda Dam^
b. Aug. 17, 1803, d. Somersworth, N. H., 1845; 2nd, Margaret
Estes of Berwick, Me., b. Jan. 10, 1811, and d. Fob. 16, 1858.
He d. 1866, Somersworth, N. H.
Children: (By first wife.)

I. Ehzabeth, b. Oct. 16, 1824; d. unm., 1842.

II. Mark Dearborn, b. May 19, 1827; m. Rachel Home.

III. Abigail Frances, b. 1829; m. Alanson Cook, and d.

Fall River, Mass., 1914. Ch.: 1-d. young.

2-Charles E. Cook, Mgr. Sheedy Vaudeville

Agency, New York City.

IV. Meribah, b. Apr. 20, 1832, Effingham, N. H. ; d. 1841.

V. Joseph D., b. Feb. 4, 1835, Parsonsfield, Me.; d.

VI. Joseph Dam, b. Feb. 17, 1837, Effingham, N. H.;
m. Sarah C. ^Morgan.
VII. John F., b. Jan. 19, 1840, Effingham, N. H. Ser-
geant, Co. F., 7th Vlaine Regt., Civil War.; m.
Georgia Lord.
VIII. George E., b. 1843, Somersworth, N. H.; d. 1844.
(Second wdfe's children.)
IX. William, b. 1850; d. young.
X. Lizzie, b. 1851; d. young.

XI. Annah, b. July 15, 1852; m. Deacon William White-
house; resides in Somersworth, X'. H.

Moses C. Doe 6, (Eliphalet 5, Gideon 4, Nicholas 3, Samp-
son 2, X'icholas 1), b. Sept. 3, 1803, at Parsonsfield, Me.; m.
1st, Lucy Bailey, b. 1810, who d. May, 1836; 2nd, Mav. 12, 1840,
Dorothy Lary, b. Apr. 7, 1807, and d. April 2, 1857. He resided
in Rochester, X". H., at the time of his death, which occurred
Oct. 8, 1871. His will was dated Mar. 23, 1869.


I. Lucy, b. ; d. 3'oung.

II. Ira, b. June 6, 1826; m. Mary A. Hayes.
III. George Storrow, b. July 18, 1832; m. 1st, Sarah

252 The Descendants of Nicholas Doe

IV. Edwin Ruthven, ( , . , .q.,,.
, . . . twins, I). 18.ib.

V. Melvma A., (

Edwin Ruthven was adopted when three months

old by a family named Howard. He m. Mary

Richardson C\irri(n-, and moved to Niles City,

Mich., A here he foHowed the (h-y floods business.

He d. s. p. Oct. 8th, 1889, under name of J^klwin

Ruthven Howard. Melvina A., was adopted

by a family named Habl), and m. Dyer Hal])h

Babb. May 24, 1857; d. Jinie V.\, 1874.

(Second wife's child.)

VI. Lucy, b. July 6. 1843; m. Frank B. Orr. Resides

Chicago, 111.

Amasa Doe 6, (Jeremy 5, Cideon 4, Nicliolas .'], Sampson 2,
Nicholas 1), b. Nov. 27, 1808, Parsonsfield, Me.; ni. Jan. 1,
1840, Mary J., dau. of Nathaniel and Olive Towns Pease, b.
Sept. 7, 1818. He d. July 10, 1882.

Children :

I. Bradbury P., 1). July 11, 1844; m. Isabel Downs.

II. Cniarles F., b. Jan. 20, 1848; m. Almira E. Whitney.

III. John Wesley, b. Mar. 24, 1852 ; m. E. Clara Costellon.

IV. Eugene M., May 6, 1854; m. 1st, Elmira B. Lord.

Joseph G. Doe 6, (Jeremy 5, Gideon 4, Nicholas 3, Samp-
son 2, Nicholas 1), b. Jan. 4, 1810, Parsonsfield, Me.; m. 1839,
bouisa H. Ilurd, who was b. Newfield, Me. He d. Nov. 28, 1868.
ChUdroi :

I. Howard IL, b. Mar. 1, 1841, Parsonfield, Me.; m.
April 30, 1883, Emma Blake. Resides at Maple-
wood, Me. C1i.; Son 1). July 7, 1888; d. Feb.
II. EllenM.,b. Feb. 20, 1843.

III. Tristnam, b. July 18, 1844; m. Fannie Stone.

IV. Orestes Topliff, (adopted) b. Mar. 3, 1864; m, Mabel



Gideon Doe 6, (Benjamin Connor 5, Gideon 4, Nicholas 3,
imi)son 2, Nicholas 1), b. Newfield, Me., Sept. 22, 1805. Cords-

Edward Ruthven Doe Howard
B. 1836 D. Oci. 8, 1889

Y'-c j-\«/ y,j\Vi{

fi-riLD^N I C Sl.D T.TN

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wainer. Resided in Farnsworth, N. H., in 1836. M. 1st,
Oct. 4, 1825, Matilda Leavitt, b. Nov. 10, 1807, Effingham'
N. H., and d. Newfield, Me., July 17, 1840; m. 2nd, Feb. 11,
1841, Lydia Ann, dau. of Jonathan and Mary Gile Dockum,
b. Durham, N. H., June 21, 1816, and d. So. Berwick, Me.,
May 22, 1899. He d. Mar. 2, 1885.


I. Abbie L., b. June 11, 1826, Effingham, N. H.: d.

Lawrence, Mass., Nov. 24, 1847.
II. Benjamin, b. Exeter, N. H., Feb. 27, 1831; m. Susan
G. Kennison.

III. Simon L., b. Effingham, N. H., June 26, 1833; d.

So. Berwick, Me., July 11, 1859, unm.

IV. Levi W., b. Tamworth, N. H., Dec. 16, 1835; d.

Newfield, Me., July 27, 1837.
V. Louisa H., b. Newfield, Me., June 26, 1838; d. 1840.
(Second wife's children.)
VI. Matilda, b. So. Berwick, Me., Apr. 7, 1842; d. Sept.
15, 1842.
VII. Mary M., b. So. Berwick, Me., Feb. 22, 1845; m.
May 9, 1870, George W. Goodwin. Ch.: 1-
Simon, b. Aug. 1, 1871; 2-Frank W., b. Dec. 6,
1874. Resided So. Berwick, Me. She d. Dec.
30, 1907.

Estey Nicholas Doe 6, (Nicholas 5, Gideon 4, Nicholas 3,
Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. 1815, Parsonsfield, Me. Farmer.
Settled in China, Me., in 1835; m. Harriet, dau. of John and
Lydia Allen Brackett, b. May 10, 1816. (See Brackett Genea-
ology.) She d. Sept. 10, 1894.


I. Theron E., b. Aug. 17, IS.JO; m. Annie A. Jackson.
II. Annie A., b. 1855; resides China, Me.

Rufus King Doe 6, (John Jr. 5, Deacon John 4, Nicholas 3,
Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. Parsonsfield, Me., Sept. 13, 1818;
m. at Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 23, 1845, Lydia Murdock Wood,
b. Townsend, Vt. 1821. He d. Jan. 16, 1880.

256 The Descendants of Nicholas Doe


I. William A., ,b. July 30, 184(3 ; d. Aug. 23, 1848.
II. George Henry, b. Cambridge, Mass., Dec. 3, 1847;
d. Jan. 20, 1849.
III. George Henry, ( twins, b. Cambridge, Mass., July 25,
IV. William A., ( 1849.

George Henry ni. Nellie A. Fogg. W^illiam A. d.


V. Harriet Emily, b. Brookline, Mass., Jan. 1, 1851;

m. Sept. 19, 1870, Henry H. Boulter, Resides

Knox, Me.

VI. Ira ('., 1). West Parsonsfield, Me., Aug. 3, 1853; unni.

Resides Milford, :VIass.
VII. Rhoda Ann, I). West Parsonsfield, I\Ie., Aug. 3,

1855; unm.
VII. Loring Bartlett, b. W^est Parsonsfield, Me., Jan. 1 ,
1858; m. Clara Frances Adams.

William K. Doe 6, (John Jr. 5, Deacon John 4, Nicholas 3,
Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), 1). Parsonsfield, Me., 1822; m. Mar. 10,
1856, Pamelia Hanson at Lowell, Mass., who was b 1822, and
d. June 18, 1907. From Parsonsfield History: "Most of his
active life was spent in Lowell, Mass., but in 1875 he returned
to his native town and purchased the homestead farm, where
he rebuilt the buildings. He was a soldier in the Civil War
and was M'ith the Sixth Mass. in its memorable passage through
Baltimore." He d. Dec. 14, 1898.


I. Maria, b. Boston, Mass., Feb. 2, 1857; d. July 2, 1858.
II. Lizzie, b. Aug. 29, 1858; d. Sept. 14, 1858.

(^apt. Alvah Doe 6, (Col. Bartlett 5, Deacon John 4,
Nicholas 3, Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. Aug. 28, 1813; m. 1st,
.\Lirtha J. Leavitt, June 11, 1837; 2nd, Susan Aloulton; was
selectman of Parsonsfield, 1841-42; was town clerk 1856-8,
and held many offices of trust; also served in both branches of
the State Legislature; d. July 4, 1885. Susan Moulton Doe m.
Stephen Stackpole.

The Descendants of Nicholas Doe 257

Children: (By first wife)

I. Edward Augustus, b. Feb. 6, 1838; d. Nov. 26, I860;
II. George Irving, b. Feb. 6,1841; in. Jan. 21, 1864,
Clara A. Clifford. Resided for a numl)er of years
in Wilton, N. H. and was selectman 1885-87.
Removed to Arlington, Mass. No ch.

III. Amzi Sanborn, b. Mar. 5, 1843; d. Sept. 6, 1867.

Galveston, Tex. ; unm.

IV. Augustus, b. Aug. 16, 1845; d. 1846.

V. Mellen Leavitt, b. Sept. 3, 1847; d. in (California,
Sept. 1,1913; unm.
VI. Frank Pierce, b. July 24, 1851; m. Nov. 23, 1876,
Mary Ella Roberts of Mass. ; moved to California.
No ch. ^lanager, Frank P. Doe Lumber Co.,
San Francisco, Cal.
VII. Charles Webster, b. Apr. 25, 1855; m. Laura F.

The following in regard to Capt. Alvah Doc is copied
from the ''History of Parsonsfield, Maine."

"He was educated at the common schools and at Effingham
Academy. His early years were passed on the homestead of
his father, where he grew to manhood, surrounded by the
refining influences of the home circle. He was of high moral
culture, easy and agreeable manners, of pleasing social powers
and prepossessing appearance, deservedly popular among his
associates, and a general favorite among the masses. He iiad
remarkable clearness of insight, the power of accurate observa-
tion and a keen, patient and discriminating judgment.

"In politics he was a democrat, and by his ability, shrewd,
sagacious foresight and great popularity, soon became one
of its acknowledged and trusted leaders. At the ago of thirty-
two he was honored by an election to the Legisiatiuc, and
served for the years 1845 and 1846. \n 18()3 he was a member
of the State Senate. He held various town offices acceptaljjy
to the people, and with honor and credit to himself. WhiN;
enrolled in the militia he was elected as Captain of Company I).,
and later as Adjutant of Second Regiment of Infantry. He

258 The Descendants of Xk iiolas Doe

was one of the charter meml^ers of Charter Oak Lod^c of Free
and Accepted ]\Iasons, at Effingham, N. H., and was greatly
interested in all matters pertaining to the welfare and prosperity
of the lodge, and was chosen as Master for four years. After
a long and tedious illness he expired on the 4tli day of .1 ul\ , 1885

.>x "

Amizi S. Doe 6, (Col. Bartlett 5, Deacon John 4, Nicholas
3, Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. Parsonsfield, Me.. Sept. 23, 1815;
m. 1st, Loraine Wade, who d. Mar. 18()(): m. 2nd, June 27, 18G7,
Emily Mary Ross, 1). Jan., 1832. He d. .luly 18, 18()7. Re-
sided in Parsonsfield and Presque Isle, Ale.


I. Arthur French, h. Dec. Hi, IS 14, al Prcscjue Isle,
Me.;m. .Ian. 12, 1SS2, i':st(>ll;i l.ondiard. Resides
Danvers, Mass. No ch.

II. Calvin Wade, 1). 1846; m. 1st, ; m. 2ii(l, .lean

III. Frank Lester, 1). Aug., 1852; d. s. p. 1007.
IX. Loring Bartlett, b. Dec. 21, 1854; m. Lulu Keimedy.
\'. Emma Whidden, 1). 185(); m. 1st, C.corgc' Barnes.
Ch.: l-Ceorge; 2-IIarry; 3-Mabel; m. 2nd, Mr.
Morehouse. No ch. Resides Los Angeles, Cal.
VI. Leslie Albion, b. l,S58;(l.s. )). 1872.
VII. Mary Ellen, b. 1860; m. (Jeorge Boone; no ch.
Mil Lucy Taylor, b. Sept., 1864; she attended North-
field Seminary, 1880-83; m. June 3, 1891, Rev.
Thomas Bradley Hyde. Ch.: 1-Helen Frances,
m. Lieut. Herbert Woolsey of the Canadian
Forces. 2-Leslie Arthur, Lieut, in Imperial Royal
Horse Artiller}^ d. in active service, Oct. 26, 1915.
3-Catherine. Rev. Thomas Hyde is chaplain
to the Canadian Home Forces, with rank of Capt.
Resides No. 26 Roxborough Drive, Rosedale,
Toronto, Ontario, Can.

Emily Mary Ross Doe, second wife of Amizi Doe, adopted
in 1884, Harry Wood, who was b. July 29, 1875. She had his
name changed to Harry Wood Doe, July 23, 1903. She d. at
Cleveland, Ohio, Feb. 27th, 1911. He inherited a share of her

Hiram Doe

B. July 29, 181 2

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The Descendants of Nicholas Doe 261

John Sanborn Doe 6, (Col. Bartlett 5, Deacon John 4,
Nicholas 3, Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. Parsonfield, Me., Sept.
26, 1822; he settled in California, and was associated in busi-
ness M-ith his brothers, Bartlett and Charles Franklin; he was
successful and died very wealthy. He m. Feb. 15, 1890, El-
lanor (Guest) Hoyt, and d. Jan. 21, 1894, at San Francisco, Calif.

I. :\Iary Marguerite, b. Oct. 10, 1890; m. Nov. 4,
1914, Elliott Rogers. Resides Santa Barbara,

David Doe, Jr., 6, (Rev. David 5, Nathaniel Jr. 4, Capt.
Nathaniel 3, Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. in 1801, at Vassalboro,

Me.; m. Hannah G. , who was born Fayette, Me. Resided

in New Sharon, \le., 1840 and in Boston in 18.56; was a black-
smith; moved to Wisconsin.

Children: (Born in Mass.)

I. Emily, b. June 2, 1852 at Boston.
II. Arthur Elven, b. Sept. 9, 1854 at Boston; d. Sept.
19, 1854.
III. Addie.

Hiram Doe 6, (Rev. David 5, Nathaniel Jr. 4, Capt.
Nathaniel 3, Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. July 29, 1812, at \'as-
salboro. Me. ^Manufacturer of Doe plows, invented by his
father. Rev. David Doe. M. 1834, Lydia Pierce, who was b.
June 18, 1811, at Vassalboro, Me., and d. June 22, 1900. He
d. Dec. 18, 1889. Resided East Vassalboro, Me.

I. Sarah E., b. Oct. 25, 1835; m. Jan. 7, 1855, George
W. Hamlin of East Vassalboro, Me.: b. Sept. 26,
1828. She d. May 1, 1913.
II. George A., b. Mar. 12, 1840; m. Abbie F. Fassett.

III. Cy'rene, d. young.

IV. Charles H., b. 1842; ni. Mary W. (loddard.

V. Frank K., b. Sept. 16, 1846; m. 1st, Rebecca L.
VI. Cyrene, b. Feb. 23, 1848; m. June 25, 1871, Augustus
Fassett of IVmatiuid. Me. One child, O.scar.

262 The Descendants op^ Nicholas Doe

VII. Lydia Emma, 1). Oct. 8, IH^O: resided Providriiee,

R. I., IOKk unm.
VIII. Fred, 1). : d. y(jung.

IX. Oscar, b ; d. young.

Alfred Doe 6, (Rev. David 5, Nathaniel Jr. 4, Capt. Na-
thaniel 3, Sampson 2, Nichohis 1), b. Vassalboro, Me., May 8,
1808. Manufactured th(^ Doe plow invented l)y ins father, Rev.
David Doe. Later with liis brotlier Hiram lie moved the busi-
ness to Augusta, Me., where they conducted it for some time.
He then took over his brother's share of the business and moved
to Concord, N. H. He patented Jan. 30, 1855, a sidchill plow,
(letters patent No. 12, 310). M. Apr. 14, 1833, Mrs. Harriet
Whittemore Carter Ellis, w. of Dr. Joel i''llis. He d. June 12,
1857, at Worcester, Mass. W. sells j^ew in M. I':. Clmrcli, also
pi'opertv in Concord, N. H., in 1858. A\'. m. .Inly 5. 18()3, San-
born Blaisdell of Camden, Ale., and d. Sept. 3, 1875.

I. Frances Caroline, b. Apr. 23, 1834; m. June, 1809,

Capt. E.S. Blaisdell; moved to California, Alar. 24,

1870. Onech., Eva, b.Oct. Ki, 1872, Santa Barbara,


II. Justin Spaulding, 1). Augusta, Me., Feb. 29, 1830; m.

Ellen A. West.
III. Ellen Maria, b. Augusta, :\Ie., May 0, 1838; m. Aug.
9, 1860, Rev. S. T. Chase. Cli.; 1-Hattie Mor-
ton, b. Nov. 18, 1861, Pittston, Me. 2-Esther
Frances, 1). Oct. 8, 1863, Vassalboro. Me. 3-
Herl)ert Morgan, b. Topsfield, Alass.

Levi B. Doe 6, (Nathaniel 5, Nathaniel Jr. 4, Capt. Nathan-
iel 3, Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. Jan. 16, 1812, Vassalboro, Me.;
farmer; m. Hannah P. Meader of Albion, Me.

I. Albert Prescott, b. Sept. 14, 1848: m. Margaret P.

Hinn])hrey of Alassachusetts.
II. Lucien A., b. June 8, 1850; m. Eunice W. Estes.
111. l':ila Martha, b. Nov. 10, 1852; graduate of Kent's
Hill Seminary, Me.; m. May 10, 1880, Rev. A. J.

The Descendants of Nicholas Doe 263

Sturtevant; d. Jan. 19, 1892. Ch.: 1-Sarah
Martha, b. Feb. 22, 1881. Graduate of U. of
California, 1904. Teacher in High School, Oak-
land, Gal. 2-Grystal Hannah, b. Sept. 20, 1882, at
Sanora, Gal. A graduate nurse; m. Aug. 4, 1909,
Gharles A. Blakesley. Two ch. Reside Sanger,
Gal. 3-Andre\v Judson, Jr., b. Sept. 15, 1886 at
Vallejo, Gal. Graduated at U. of Galifornia, 1911;
m. Nov. 10, 1914, Rhoda Mitchell. One ch.
Resides Fresno, Gal. 4-Ralph Doe, b. Sept. 21,
1888, at Pheonix, Arizona. Resides at Hollister,
Gal. 5-Ruth S., b. Dec. 17, 1891, at Napa, Gal.
Graduate of U. of Galifornia, 1915. Teacher.
Resides Fresno, Gal. Rev. A. J. Sturtevant
resides in Gonzales, Gal.

IV. Ellen, d. young.

V. Alice Maria, b. Sept. 3, 1858; m. Mar. 4, 1889.
Parish Manson of Oakland, Me.; she d. Oct. 27,
1893. Gh.: 1-Mary Iva, b. Dec. 4, 1882. 2-
George Atter, b. July 26, 1885. 3-Henry Grady,
b. Sept. 5, 1888; d. Apr. 30, 1892. 4-Maurice
E., b. Aug. 14, 1893.

VI. Arthur L., b. Mar. 1, 1861 ; m. Iva A. Garney.

VII. Sarah Frances, b. ; m. Aug. 15, 1867, Rev. Geo,

R. Palmer of the Alaine Gonference. She d. at
Portland, Me., Feb. 25, 1914. The following
tribute to her worth is copied from "Zion's Herald",
issue of Apr. 1st, 1914: "Mrs. Palmer's early
home was Vassalboro, Me. Educated at Oak
Grove and Kent's Hill, a successful teacher for a
time, she brought to the position of a minister's
wife a well-prepared mind. She was a gifted soul
and a fine example of consecrated womanhood.
Active in temperance and missionary work, Mrs.
Palmer gave most valuable aid to her husband in
all the churches of which he was pastor. Devoted
to her children, it is their testimony that she was
one of the best mothers God ever gave to a New
England home." Gh.: 1-Mary Ella, b. Aug. 7,

264 The Descendants of Nicholas Doe

1869. 2-Sarah Ellen, 1). Dec. 4, 1871. :3-Florence
Louise, b. Dee. 3, 1874. 4-Aliee Isabel, b. Oet.
3, 1876. 5-Arthur Walker, b. Aug. 22, 1881. In-
terment was at Saco."

Amos H. Doe 6, (Nathaniel 5, Nathaniel, Jr. 4, ('apt.
Nathaniel 3, Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. Yassalboro, Ale., 1816.
Farmer. M. Hester M. Taylor, who was b. Winslow, Me. He
(1., and the estate was administered Fel). 28, 1848. W. m. Mar.
16, 1851, James Nash.
Children: (By first husband.)
I. Lydia Anna.
II. Edwin Alvester.

G OR HAM \\ . Doe

B. Vassalboro,Me., 1805 Died May 22, 1867

Gorham Weeks Doe 6, (Deacon Andrew 5, Nathaniel Jr. 4,
('apt. Nuthainel 3, Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. July, 1804, China,
Me. Lumberman. M. June, 1830, Sarah C. Prouty, 1). 1811,
at HaiDixlen, Me. He moved to Waldol)oro in early days where
he worked getting out ship timber, and later settled in Veazie, Ale.
When the saw mills were built there he had contract for rafting
the lunilier and running rafts to Bangor, where it was loaded into
vessels. He d. May 22, 1867, at Veazie ; his wife d. April 18, 1862,
al the same place. His estate was settled in 1905.

The Descendants of Nicholas Doe





Andrew Jackson, b. Dec. 23, 1832; ni. Sarah Silshy

George Francis, b. July, 1S36. Went to sea at the
age of eighteen. Sailed from Liverpool, Eng., on
a vessel which was never heard from afterwards.

Sarah Philena, b. Sept. 10, 1838; m. 1st, Warren Day
of Veazie, INIe.; 2nd, David O. Hoyt of Brewer,
Me., who d. at Los Angeles, Cal. in 1888. She d.
s. p. at Santa Monica, Cal., June 23, 1914. It was
her request that her body be cremated and the
ashes scattered on the ocean from Long Pier. Her
wishes were carried out.

Alton Chapman Doe
B. May 7, 1806

Deacon Alton Chapman Doe 6, (Deacon Aii(h( vv .">,
Nathaniel Jr. 4, Capt. Nathaniel 3, Sampson 2, Nicholas 1),
b. May 7, 1806, at Vassall^oro, Me. He came to Cliina when his
parents moved there in 1810. He was a farmer antl carpenter;
m. Oct. 1, 1833, Sarah T. Perkins of Alna, Me., 1). Apr. 16, 1800,

and d. Aug. 6, 1900, aged 91 years, 3 mos., 20 days.
30, 1887.


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2(i() The Descendants of Nicholas Doe


I. Alton Chapman, Jr., 1j. Fel). 5, 1836; ni. Susan A.

II. Alonzo F., 1). Nov. 27, 1839; ni. Annie M. IJohinson.
III. Sarah C, b. Doc. 15, 1845; ni. Oct. 8, 18«4, Samuel
Shuman, at Weeks' Mills, i\Ie., who was b. 1825,
and d. Apr. 26, 1897. (^1.: 1-Alton E., b. May
24, 1866; m. Nov. 6, 1888, Nellie White. 2-
Annie May, b. Aug. 29, 1871; m. Sept. 14, 1899,
Augustus Weeks. 3-Willis B., b. Sept. 19, 1875;
m. Sept. 18, 1897, Edith M. Sprowl. Sarah
C. Shuman m. 2n(l, Rev. Mr. Hall of Weeks'
Mills, Me.

John A. Doe 6, (Deacon Andrew 5, Nathaniel Jr. 4, Capt.
Nathaniel 3, Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. June 24, 1816, China, Me.
Farmer. M. Dec. 12, 1852, p]liza])eth Fernald, who was b.
China, Me., and d. Apr. 11, 1905, at Rockland, Me. He d.
Dec. 15, 1892, at Rockland, Me.


I. John A., Jr., b. 1846; m. Fel). 11, 1877, Ann F.Moch-

ler. He d. s. p. in Omaha, Neb., Apr. 24, 1908.
II. Isaac, b. Apr. 25, 1848; went West, m. and had one
son, Alphonso. Last heard from in Aurora, Neb.

III. Samuel H., b. Dec. 25, 1850; m. Ella M. Gilpatrick.

IV. Frances, d. young.

V. Ellen M., 1). 18.53; d. Mar. 7, 1855.
\1. Son, (1. young.

Otis B. Doe 6, (Charles 5, Nathaniel, Jr. 4, Capt. Nathaniel
3, Sampson 2, Nicholas l),b. June 19, 1809, Windsor, Me. Sea-
faring man and uas lost at sea. M. Dee. 22, 1833, Mary Erskine,
b. Mai-. 8, ISIO. n.'iu. of John and Margaret O. Bryant Erskine
of Windsor, Me.
Cli/hlrcn :

1. (ieorge F., b. Mar I, 183- ; m. Caroline Young.

Harrison Doe 6, (Charles 5, Nathaniel Jr. 4, Capt. Nathan-
iel 3, Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. Nov. i7, 1813, Vassalboro, Me.

The Descendants of Nicholas Doe 267

Farmer. M. 1st, June, 1837, Lydia Ann Harriman, h. 1821. d.
Dec. 16, 1846; 2nd, Anne :\I. Jackson, h. July 7, 1827. He d.
Aug. 24, 1876. W. m. Oct. 10, 1882, Albion P. Weeks of (Miina,
Me. She d. at Arcate, Cal., Nov. 23, 1915.


I. Charles Albion, 1). Jan. 29, 1839; m. Hainiah Noyes.
II. Sarah Ann, b. Nov. 21, 1841; m. Oct. 16, 1866,
James B. Oliver of Lynn, Mass.

III. Frederick Harriman, b. !Mar. 10, 1846; d. Oct. 8,

1852 at Cooper's Mills, I\Ie.
(Second wife's children.)

IV. Harrison, Jr., b. Mar. 31, 1849; m. Mrs. X.'Uic A.

V. Herman S., b. Apr. 20, 1850; m. Clara A. Dutton.

Went to California.
VI. Fred H., b. Nov. 5, 1851 ; m. Lois Byard.
VII. William A., b. Mar. 5, 1856; m. Annabel ( 'ole.

Stephen Doe 6, (Charles 5, Nathaniel Jr. 4, Capt. Nathan-
iel 3, Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. Windsor, Me., May 24, 1826;
m. May 22, 1850, Frances E. Martin, b. Canada. He resided in
Boston and Brighton, Mass., removing to California in 1858.


I. John Charles M., b. Dec. 1, 1857. Was chief engi-
neer on a steamboat; d. P ortlan d. Ort'gtjn, leb.

8, 1916. ^-^ /fw~^ '^'^^ '^^'

II. Frances M., b. May 20, ; m. F.-M. ( "ox, an actor,

1). Muscatine, Iowa; he d. . W. resides San
Francisco, Cal. Ch.: 1 -Robert Stephen, 1). Aug.
2, 1885, Oakland, Cal.; d. . 2-Evclyn .MaA-./V/*-^)
b. Aug. 9, 1887, Oakland, Cal.; ni. Mwrr-H^^ d. if

Sept. 21, 1913, Vancouver, B. C :;-( 'arolynT'
b. May 1, 1891, San Francisco, Cal. 4-( "liarles,
b. Feb. 3, 1899, New Westminister, B. C.; d. s. p.
June 28, 1913, at Grand Rapids, Mich.

III. Otis, b. ; m. . Chief engineer on a steanirr,

San Francisco, Cal., and was scalded to death in
an explosion on the boat in l'.>()9.

268 The Descendants of Nicholas Doe

William Doe 6, (Charles 5, Nathaniel Jr. 4, Capt. Nathaniel
3, Sampson 2, Nicholas 1), b. Nov. 22, 1829. Whitefield. Me.
M. . Settled in Pennsylvania.

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