John Doak Jr

Augusta, Hampshire, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

When John Doak Jr was born in 1745, in Augusta, Hampshire, Virginia, United States, his father, Samuel James Doak, was 45 and his mother, Mary Wilson Paisley, was 28. He married Agnes Nancy Ervin on 29 October 1773, in Guilford, North Carolina, British Colonial America. He lived in Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1790.

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John Doak Jr
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World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 13

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 31

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 31

North Carolina is the 12th state.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Doig .2 Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dabhóc ‘son of Dabhóc’, a pet form of David .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • John Doak, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • 1790 United States Federal Census
  • Doak Family Website: Arrival

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