French & Indian War

MILLER DOGGETT

Revolutionary War


 

Richard Doggett* son of Rev. Benjamin Doggett.  Richard born circa 1670 in Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia.  Died June, 1721 in Lancaster County

George Doggett* son of Richard. Born circa 1795 Virginia.   Married Ann Chattin daughter of Thomas Chattin & Margaret Miller.  George died circa 1758/59 Culpepper County, Va.

MILLER DOGGETT* was born circa 1736 in Virginia & is believed to be the son of George Doggett & Ann Chattin.   Ann was the daughter of Thomas Chattin & Margaret Miller of Culpepper County, Virginia.  Miller Doggett married a woman named Mary circa 1763 & they became the parents of nine children.  Many of these people would become early settlers in that part of Missouri Territory which would later become Ste. Genevieve County then Washington County & finally St. Francois County.  Miller served under George Washington in the French and Indian War.  He is listed in the Lancaster County Recruits (July-Aug. 1757).  It gives his age as 21, his height as 5' 11", Country: Virginia  & occupation: Planter.  Miller is listed on a roll of artificers employed on the works around Winchester under the command of Capt. Wm. Peachy.  Miller later served as a soldier in the Sullivan County, North Carolina militia during the Revolutionary War.  Miller died in 1807 in Tennessee.

The following persons are believed to be Mary & Miller Doggett's children: 

Jesse - b: around 1764 in Virginia - married three times - d: 1834 Jefferson Co., Tenn.

George* - George Doggett died intestate in St.Louis, Missouri & was recorded 04/12/1822. John & Asa Doggett were the executors of his estate.  His six children are named in the probate records in the following order: sons first - Asa, Isaac, John Doggett's widow Nancy [Massey];  then the daughters: Rachel, wife of George McGahan, Mary wife of [George] Williams &  Rhodey* wife of William Jackson*.  Each child inherited $15.34.

John - b: around 1768 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia - d: prior to 1801 in Missouri

Jacob - Was born circa 1770 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia and was the son of Miller Doggett the Revolutionary War soldier.   Jacob was an early settler in St. Francois County, Missouri.  Jacob discovered Doggett's Mine in 1799 on both banks of Flat River.  Jacob's wife was named Susannah & they were the parents of four children. Jacob died in 1803.

Sarah - approx. 1774 Virginia - married Wm. Shelton -

Isaac - b: approx. 1776 in Virginia - married Margaret Crump 20 Jan. 1803 in Jefferson Co., Tenn. - d: 1818 Washington County, Missouri (In upper Louisiana on Big River in 1803 in what would later become Washington County then St. Francois Co.)  Children: John, Thomas, William, Benjamin.

Mary - b: approx. 1780 - married John Sullens,Jr. -

Susannah - b: approx. 1783 - married Benj. Crump - d: 1850 St. Francois Co., Mo.

Thomas - b: approx. 1786 in Tennessee - married Lucinda Simpson -