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Ralph Doak (#48068219)
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Bio Photo b 1954
Manchester, England
now a resident of:
Cork, Ireland
[moved to Ireland in 1978]
Fa: ND
Mo: CO

My interest in Find-a-Grave comes from the work I've done over a few years into my father's family - many of whom were NC Doaks

The next stage in 'the plan' is a Virtual Cemetery for
'The Descendants of 'Immigrant John' Doak'
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Messages left for Ralph Doak (21)[Leave Message]
Ralph, My records show David Doak Jr. married first to Mary Campbell 07 June 1802 and second to Nancy Ann Best 11 Feb. 1812.

Peggy never married and seems to have died young. I have this in my notes:

David and Ann Doak sold the land he inherited from his father David, who in turn had inherited it from Samuel Doak. Deed Book 48 page 527, Aug. 10, 1819 Augusta Co., Va. On page 338 Deed Book 54, a Power of Attorney was granted to David Doak to sell to John Merritt the land David Doak Sr. willed to them (James Finley and wife Dorcas Doak, Samuel Cunningham and wife Fanny Doak, Polly Doak, William Cunningham and Elly(Eleanor) Doak, Levi Smith and wife Rosannah Doak, all of Adams Co., Ohio. Granters of Power of Attorney to brother, David) in 1799 and heirs of sister Peggy (single)
Added by Priscilla on Apr 08, 2014 9:12 AM
Henry Andrew Doak
Nice to hear from you!!! We're freezing over here---just 15 degrees and icy.

I've added the information that you just sent to Henry's Find A Grave entry. You might want to look at it, and see if I did the right thing.

I'll also add your father's name to the bio if you will tell me what it was. (I might have known, but I've forgotten). If your father has a Find A Grave entry, we can hopefully get him connected to his dad also.

Let me know.
Added by SleepingDog on Mar 04, 2014 5:42 AM
Marie Varrelman Melchiori, CG, CGL
Emily Ann (Watson) DOAK
Hi Ralph, Are you using the 1861 census for the place of Emily's birth? I have her as a niece in the household of Thomas WATSON. I have a birth record for an Emily Ann daughter of Henry and Emma (BULLMAN) WATSON that has a different year and place. Please contact me at
Marie (#46846900)
Added by Marie Varrelman Melchiori... on Jan 04, 2014 7:47 PM
Retired Traveler
Your mother Ruth
Hi, Ralph

Has your mother Ruth passed away? I understand your question, but wanted to send a message. It is also possible for me to transfer my Goloven records to you because you are related.

Please follow the find-a-grave guidelines for doing this.

Best Regards,

Added by Retired Traveler on Dec 31, 2013 5:00 AM
Winefred Sharp Doak Corrington
Hi Ralph, here is the email address of David.

All the best, Debra
Added by Debra on Nov 01, 2013 7:03 AM
RE: Transfers
Are you ready for for me to transfer the entries at James Wilson Doak's cemetery to you???

I really can't imagine why you would be leery.

Another point. I'm quite a bit older than you are. If I drop dead---who's going to look after those entries???
Added by SleepingDog on Apr 17, 2013 4:04 AM
From what I understand, transfers are permanent, and can't be reversed.

But you should have no problems, because you can add or change the information that is on them. You just can't delete them.

Many people ask me to transfer their relatives to them all of the time so that they can control what is said on them, or so they can add more information. And as far as I know of, I'm not related to any Doaks. I have some connections to Rankins, but not directly. The only ones I won't transfer are my direct or really close relatives.
Added by SleepingDog on Apr 16, 2013 12:55 PM
Doak Entries
You can change anything you want after something is transferred to you. But I'm pretty sure that you can't delete the entry or the pictures from what I understand.

I've tried to delete really bad pictures that someone added to some of my entries, and I couldn't do that. The only way I could figure out to get around that was to delete my whole entry and re-do it without the picture.
Added by SleepingDog on Apr 16, 2013 4:57 AM
My Doak Connection
My connection is Eleanor/Ellen Doak b. 1794 Augusta Co. VA to David Doak & Janet Davies or Davis.
Added by Priscilla on Mar 28, 2013 10:03 PM
RE: Samuel Doak and Jane Mitchell
Yes, but I haven't been there for years. I don't research much any more.
Added by Priscilla on Mar 28, 2013 7:26 PM
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