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Queens County, New York. , . ,. ^t,

1685 October 20. He was commissioned with others as
Justices of the Peace of Queens County.

t6o8 Tustice Thomas Hukes and Mrs. Mary, his wife, with
family of seven chfldren and six servants are registered as resL
dents of Flushing. Children:

14 i. Isaac.

15 ii. Benjamin.

16 iii. Charles.

17 iv. William.

18 V. Stephen.

19 vi. Charity.

20 vii. Mary.

21 viii. John.

22 ix. Phebe.

23 X. Elizabeth.

n Francis Doughty (son of Elias Doughty and Sarah ), born

?• -pi^^t^^no- OiiPens County New York, about ^^tl^ married
LboS 6 6^M^ry Palme""^^^^^^ of John and Bridget

pXer of Westchester County, New York. A deed on record
ft White Ss Westchester County, New York, shows that
Bridget Palmer wYdow of John, late of Westchester, Francis
Doulh y of FlushTng and Mary his wife, eldest daughter of John
Palm^eTThomas Fa^rington of Flushing -^ Abigail his wfe,
second daughter of John Palmer, and .Bridget Palmer, jr.,
tonuses? daughter of John Palmer, all unite in a deed Novem-
^er sf 1693, oHand in\vestchester County from Frogs Neck on
the Sound to the Bronx River, to Thomas Baxter.

168^ He was Cornet in Captain Willefs Troop of Horse
TfinS Thev were living at Flushing. He was noted as having
swam fTom FTushing to^New York City. He died December 21,
7nT m? win is on record at New York City, dated April 26
7I ■ e-ives ist To his son Palmer 20 shillings to be m full as
hltr'hlhavinf already received his portion. 2nd. To his daugh-
ters Phebe afd Sarah rooms in dwelling to live as long as they
remain single. 3rd. To his son Thomas - balance.

The births of their children are entered on the records of the
Twentieth Street, New York Friends' Meeting. Children:
24 i. Elias, b. April 5, 1687; probably d. early.
+ 25 ii. Palmer, b. July 20, 1689.

^% t. ^harS^^'.b. Dtc;°;',l93-, -• John Embree and had

children. , , , j 1

28 V. Mary, b. Dec. 4, 1695; probably d. early.

+ 29 vi. Obediah, b. January 20, 1698.
30 vii. James, b. March 16, 1700.

+31 viii. Thomas, b. Dec. 8, 1701.



282 The Doughty Family of Long Island. [Ji^'y.

32 ix. Sarah ) b. Nov. 20, 1703, both d. not m.; Phebe d.
II X. Phebe \ July, 1747.
34 xi. Elener, b. Feb, 16, 1706.

8. Elias Doughty (son of Elias Doughty and Sarah ), was

born in Flushing, Queens County, New York, about 1664, and
married in Flushing, Queens Co., N. Y., Elizabeth Hinchman.
They lived at Flushing, New York, where he died December i,
1743-5, The names of the children rest on tradition. Children:

+ 35 i- Elias.
36 ii, Elizabeth, m. Peter Talman, They had several
children,
-f37 iii, Thomas,
-4-38 iv. Joseph.

39 V. Charity, m. William Cornwall, Had several children.

40 vi. Sarah, d. not married.

41 vii. Mary, m. Timothy Horsfield. Had several children.

42 viii, Ann, m. Lewis, Had one child.

9. Charles Doughty (son of Elias Doughty and Sarah ), born

in Flushing, Queens County, New York, 1667; m. in Flushing,
Queens County, New York, about 1690, Elizabeth Jackson, born
in Flushing, Queens County, about 1668. They lived at Rocky
Hill, Queens County, New York, He died in 1735. His will is
on record in New York City. It mentions his wife and all chil-
dren except Charles. She died January, 1758, aged nearly ninety
years. Children:

-f 43 i, John, b, in Queens County, New York,

44 ii. Charles, b. in Queens County, New York; m. a widow

Cornwall, but had no children,

45 iii, Sarah, b. in Queens County, New York; m, Thomas

Cornwall (Cornell), They had eight children,

46 iv, Elizabeth, b. in Queens County; m. Samuel Cornell,

widower of her sister Hannah. She had no children,
-f 47 V. Samuel, b. in Queens County, New York.
-f-48 vi. Benjamin, b, in Queens County, New York.
49 vii. Mary, b. in Queens County, New York; m. Sept. 10,

1747, Zebulon Dickinson of Oyster Bay, Queens

C(;unty, New York (son of Joseph Dickinson),
-f 50 viii. Hannah, b. in Queens County, New York.
+51 ix. Martha, b. in Queens County, New York, 1705.
52 X. Phebe, m. Dec, 5, 1734, Richard Cornell (son of

William Cornell). They had four children.

10. Jacob Doughty (son of Elias Doughty and Sarah ), born

in Flushing, Queens County, New York, February 14, 1672, mar-
ried probably at Jamaica, Queens County, New York, about 1695,
Amy Whitehead, born in Flushing, Queens County, New York,
August 17, 1679 (daughter of Daniel Whitehead).

Jacob Doughty lived at Cow Neck, Queens County, New
York. He and his wife were Friends and members of the Cow
Neck Meeting, On the records of the Cow Neck Meeting, now
in 20th Street, New York Friends' Meeting, are entered the



I9I2.] The Doughty Family of Long Island. 283

births of their children, and also the following entry: " Friends'
Meeting was held at Jacob Doughty's on Cow Neck from 1703
till 1708 when he having removed away, Meeting was afterwards
held at Ri. Cornwall's." He removed to Flushing, where he lived
till 1713, when he removed with his family to Burlington County,
New Jersey, in which vicinity he subsequently lived.

A deed of Daniel Whitehead is recorded at Jamaica, New
York, dated April 28, 1699, wherein he gives a farm to his son-in-
law Jacob Doughty and his daughter, Amy, wife of said Jacob.
The farm was in town of Hempstead and probably was the farm
on Cow Neck.

17 16. Jacob Doughty was member of Assembly for Burling-
ton Co., New Jersey.

By deeds on record at Flemington, New Jersey, it appears
that Jacob Doughty of Bethlehem, Hunterden County, New
Jersev, conveyed March 20, 1733, to Samuel Large, Samuel Wil-
son, j'ohn Stevenson, Edward Rockhill, and Joseph King, for the
norninal sum of forty shillings a part of the land he bought 1729
(which was bounded by land in possession of Daniel Doughty),
and which they conveyed the next day to the Monthly Meeting
of Quakers at Crosswicke, Burlington County, New Jersey.

Jacob Doughty's will is on record at Trenton, New Jersey,
signed July 2, 1737, and proven at Burlington, New Jersey,
August 12, of the same year. In it, Jacob Doughty of Bethle-
hem, Hunterden County, New Jersey, devises his estate to his
wife Amy, giving legacies to his son Daniel and his daughter
Deborah,

The will of Mrs. Amy Doughty, late of Bethlehem, Hunter-
den County, widow, is on record in Philadelphia, Pa. It is dat^d
7th day of 2nd month, called April, 1742, and proved on the 2 of
August, of same year. In it she gives legacies to her children
and grandchildren.

The following list of their children is furnished by Mr.
Barclay White of Mount Holly, New Jersey, who is a lineal de-
scendant of Jacob Doughty and who certifies that it is a correct
copy of the record in the family bible of Daniel Doughty which
is now in his possessian.

The dates being given in " olde style" allowance must be
made as follows: The year began the 25th March, which is called
the first month, April the second month, and so on to the twelfth
month, February. Eleven days should be added to correspond
exactly with our modern dates, but for the purpose of this record
this change is not made. Old stile:

Jacob Doughty Born y^ 14th of 12 mo. 167 1.

Anne Doughty wife of Jacob Doughty was born y^ 17th of 6
mo. 1679.

Jacob Doughty son of Jacob and Anne Doughty was Born y*
27th of 10 mo. 169 -.

Abigaile Doughty was Born y^ 15th of 2 mo. 1697.

Mary Doughty was Born y« 17th of 2 mo. 1699.
Sarah Doughty was Born y*' 19th of 11 mo. 1701.



284 ^^^ Doughty Family of Long Island. LJuly»

Amme Doughty was Born y® 30th of 4 mo. 1702.

Daniel Doughty was Born y® 17th of 10 mo. 1703.

Deborah Doughty was Born y*^ 23rd of 6 mo. 1705.

Elizabeth Doughty was Born y^ first of i mo. 1707.

Easter Doughty was Born y® 17th of 8 mo. 1708.

Ann Doughty was Born y^ 10 of 8 mo. 17 10.

Hannah Doughty was Born y"^ 2 of 2 mo. 1712.

Abigaile Doughty Ju° was Born y^ 3 of 8 mo. 1716.

Ann Doughty Ju° was Born y



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