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Joseph Bain Doughton
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Birth: 1770
New Jersey, USA
Death: 1832
Alleghany County
North Carolina, USA

Born ca 1770 NJ

Helped to survey the line between NC and Va
He became sick with typhoid and was taken care of by the Lt Geroge Reeves family
The daughter Polly fell in love with JB
They were married

He was one of first pioneers to Alleghany Cty NC (then Wilkes/Ashe)

1806 term Minutes of Ashe Cty Court Joseph is listed as
Justice of the court with brother-in-law William Reeves.

Joseph served as NC House of Rep from Ashe 1817

Died before 10/8/1832 when deed for heirs of George Reeves to Andrew Cox, recorded in Grayson Cty Va, Deed Bk 6 pge 469
Joseph was not listed as an heir. Mary is listed as Poly Doughton.

See wife's list
There are some kids listed on census but not wills.

NOTES by Beverly
Probable Children of Mary Reeves and Joseph Doughton:
1.Irena Jane Doughton?, b. 27 Sep 1793, d. 9 Mar 1883, m. David Cox

2.Joseph Doughton?, b. before 1794

3.Charles Horton Doughton?, b. c 1798, m. Margaret Cox Reeves (widow of Jesse, son of George Reeves, Jr.)
Was her son the George who married her sister in law Elizabeth below?

4.Elizabeth Doughton, FAG 12538 b. Oct 1799, d. 1891 m George Reeves, a cousin and moved to Omaha, Nebraska.
NOTES from a descendant: "Elizabeth Doughton Reeves was born in Grayson County, Virgina in Cctober of 1799 and died in Omaha, Nebraska in 1891 at the age of 93. I am trying to locate any earlier information on her. She was a doctor and the first female physician in Omaha/Douglas County, Nebraska"

5.Grace Doughton?, b. 13 Nov 1801, d. 23 Mar 1881, m. Samuel Phipps, Jr.

6.Charity Ann Doughton?, FAG 108402860 b. 29 Aug 1805 Ashe now Alleghy Cty NC , m. ca 1827 NC John Cox McGimsey. She died July 10, 1881 in Boonville, California. John is son of Thomas McGimsey and Polly Cox. Grandson of Capt John Cox.
6 kids: 1 Thomas Jefferson McGimsey 1845-1929 2 Maria Louisa McGimsey 1828-Unknown 3 Jeremiah Alderson McGimsey 1829-1870 4 Charles Porter Mcgimsey 1836-1911 5 Caroline McGimsey1839-Unknown 6 Lucy Ann McGimsey 1844-1929
More NOTES on Children of John McGimsey and Charity Doughton are: i. Maria Louisa McGimsey, born March 24, 1828 in Maury County, Tennessee; died December 26, 1872 in California; married John J. Perkins. ii. Jeremiah Alderson McGimsey, born September 12, 1829 in Virginia; died January 02, 1869 in California; married Nancy Elizabeth Wallace 1854 in Napa County. iii. Charles Porter McGimsey, born April 26, 1836 in Illinois, USA; died 1911 in Boonville, California; married Mary Ann Williams 1860 in Boonville, California. iv. Caroline McGimsey, born August 26, 1839 in Missouri; died October 11, 1914 in Boonville, California; married John Rector. v. Lucy Ann McGimsey, born July 14, 1843 in Missouri; died September 26, 1926 in California; married John Shipley Ornbaum.
vi. Thomas Jefferson McGimsey, born September 26, 1845 in Missouri; died 1919; married Margaret Virginia Nunn
Charity's father in law: Thomas McGimsey represented Ashe County in the State Legislature, 1807-1809

7.George H. Doughton, b. c1800-1810, d. 1838 Ashe County, NC

8.Unknown Female, b. before 1810

9.Jesse Jasper Doughton?, b. c1810, m. Artamesa Dougherty c1830 in Ashe County, NC

One of the earliest settlers to Alleghany County, North Carolina was Joseph Doughton, believed to have been a member of an early surveying team. He contracted typhoid fever and was taken in by Lieutenant George Reeves who had settled along the New River just north of Alleghany County in what is now Grayson County, Va. Doughton was nursed back to health by Lieutenant Reeves' daughter, Mary. During his convalescence, they fell in love and were married.

The Doughtons made their home in what was then Wilkes County, soon to become Ashe and later Alleghany County. In the Minutes of the Ashe County Court March Term 1806, Joseph Doughton is listed as a justice of the court along with his brother-in-law William Reeves. Joseph Doughton served in the North Carolina House of Representatives from Ashe County in 1817.

Joseph Doughton was deceased before 8 October 1832 for in a deed from the heirs of George Reeves to Andrew Cox recorded in Grayson County, Virginia Deed Book 6, Page 469, Joseph is not listed among the heirs and Mary is listed simply as Polly Doughton.

Not all of the children of Mary and Joseph Doughton have been identified since there are more children listed in census records but no probate documents have been found to document them.

In the 1810 census of Ashe County, North Carolina their household contained 2 Males 0-10, 2 Males 10-15, 1 Male 26-44, 4 Females 0-10, 1 Female 16-25 and 1 Female 26-44.

The Joseph Doughton family is 1820 is listed as 2 Males 0-10, 2 Males 10-15, 1 Male over 45; 1 Females 0-10, 1 Female 10-15, 1 Female 16-25 and 1 Female over 45.

Family links: 
  John Doughton
  Mary Reeves Doughton (1770 - ____)*
  Irena Jane Doughton Cox (1793 - 1883)*
  Joseph Doughton (1794 - ____)*
  Charles Horton Doughton (1798 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Doughton Reeves (1799 - 1892)*
  George H Doughton (1800 - 1838)*
  Gracey Doughton Phipps (1801 - 1881)*
  Charity Doughton McGimsey (1805 - 1881)*
  Baby Female Doughton (1810 - ____)*
  Jesse Jasper Doughton (1810 - 1874)*
*Calculated relationship
Shiloh Cemetery
Alleghany County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Carole Conrad
Record added: Feb 16, 2014
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Joseph Bain Doughton
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Joseph Bain Doughton
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- Old Coot
 Added: Oct. 28, 2014
Dear 4th great grandfather, I descend from you through your son Jesse Jasper who married Artimesa Daughtery, and through their daughter Elizabeth Doughton who married Robert Crockett.Your GGGG grand daughter Patti
- Song Bird
 Added: Jun. 7, 2014

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