Monday, December 14, 2009

Bell 62 Doak-Wilson

62. Capt. William Hugh Doak Sr & 63. Jane Wilson {Madison Co. TN}


6/27/1782, William born in VA, s/o 124. William Doak & 125. Mary Stewart.
7/17/1787, Jane born.
1810, William a member of a Lincoln Co., TN road crew with Thomas Doak. (S) 1st Co. Minutes of Lincoln Co., TN, 1809-1818, PP1-35; by Helen Marsh, 1996.
~1812-1814, William, War of 1812, 2nd Regt., TN Mounted Volunteers, Captain. (S) Hist. of TN, P884.
9/16/1815 in Wilson Co., John Doak’s estate inventoried, William H . Doak administrator. [John is William’s older brother.]
9/17/1815, Mary Doak [John’s wife] was a buyer during the estate sale, as well as Patsy Doak and William H Doak; William H . Doak administrator.
(S) 1820 Census, TN, Lincoln Co., Fayetteville.
1821, 1st settler within the limits of Jackson, Madison Co., TN, as he raised a crop of corn about where the town square existed in 1887. (S) Hist. of TN., P808.
10/3/1821, William signed a petition to incorporate the county. (S) TN State Archives, Nashville. Legislative Petitions: 62-1821-1B. [His brother Robert and nephew Alanson also signed.]
12/18/1821, William appointed Constable for Madison Co. Court. (S) M’s Bk. of Madison Co. Court, V1, P4; and William summoned to the 1st grand jury of the county. (S) … P7.
2/8/1822, Patsey Doak, exec of Robert Doak, dec., of Madison Co., Tenn. sold to William H. Doak, for $250, 50 acres “on the waters of the south fork of forked deer river,” on McNairy & Butler's east boundary line. SD10, R1, S9. (S) Madison Co., TN, DB1, P1, 9–10.
3/21/1822, William, in open court, recorded his “stock mark” to be “a crop off the left ear and an underbit out of the same and a split in the right ear.”
4/14/1822, William served as constable to the 1st grand jury of the county. (S) Hist. of TN.
6/7/1822, William H. Doak, Madison Co., Tenn. sold to Patsey Doak, for $250, 50 acres "on the waters of the South Forked of the Forked Deer River. " SD10, R1, S9. (S) Madison Co., TN, DB1, P1, 26.
6/17/1822 William assigned to “lay open a road to Alexandria”. (S) M’s Bk. of Madison Co. Court, V1, P27.
9/1822, in Madison Co., William helped “open a road” from the town of Alexandra. (S) Hist. of TN., P804.
10/11/1822 William bought 60+ acres on the “South Fork of Forked Deer” for $365.25. (S) Madison Co. DB1, P181.
12/16/1822 William assigned to open a road to Polk’s Ferry on the Big Hatchie River. (S) M’s Bk. of Madison Co. Court, V1, P83.
8/1/1823, William witnessed a land deal. (S) Madison Co., TN, DB1, P192.
9/27/1823, Willam witnessed the sale of land by Patsey Doak, exec of Robert Doak, dec. (S) Madison Co., TN, DB1, P4, 212.
1/19/1824, William witnessed a land deal. (S) Madison Co., TN, DB1, P384.
5/7/1824, William bought a slave girl named Rachel, age 15, for $400. (S) Madison Co. DB1, P378.
12/1824, William is buyer in the J Madding estate sale. (S) Madison Co. WB1, P37.
2/1/1825, William conveyed some land, SD10, R1, Ss8-9, to his sister-in-law Patsy Doak. (S) Madison Co., TN, DB1, P7, 512. A.F. Doak was a witness [Patsy’s son Alanson Fielding Doak].
2/10/1825, William lost a course case. (S) M’s Bk. of Madison Co. Court, V1, P482.
11/21/1825 William bought 86 acres for $400. (S) Madison Co. DB1, P463.
5/1/1826 William bought 339.5 acres for $1338 next ot the property of his brother Thomas. (S) Madison Co. DB1, P536.
2/6/1827, William is an assigned collector for the D Harton estate. (S) Madison Co. WB1, P70.
6/5/1827, William signed “dower” settlement of Patsy Rogers. (S) Madison Co. WB1, P67.
5/25/1827, William bought 25 acres for $100 from C Boyles. EntryNo.168 beg at dogwood running E85 to hickory; N47 to lands of said Doak; W85 to stake; S to beg. (S) Madison Co. DB2, P106
5/3/1828, William is an assigned collector for the J Jelks estate. (S) Madison Co. WB1, P102.
(S) 1830 Census, TN, Madison Co. “Doke” – 2 males <10, 5 females < 20.
8/6/1832, William listed as having an account in the Robert Dickson inventory. (S) Madison Co. WB1, PP508.
1834, William is buyer in the G Todd estate sale. (S) Madison Co. WB1, P502.
11/3/1834, William Doak appointed guardian of Rachel Ann E. Dickson, Robert Dickson and Joseph M. Dickson, minor children of Robert Dickson, deceased. Posted bond for $6000. (S) Madison Co. Court Minutes.
12/1/1834, William listed as having an account in an estate sale. (S) Madison Co. WB1, PP513.
12/3/1834, William a purchaser of store inventory in an estate sale. (S) Madison Co. WB1, PP521.
6/30/1838, William Doak has 5 children in the Distr. 14 school of Madison Co. (S) Madison Co. School Records.
(S) 1840 Census, TN, Madison Co.
9/17/1841, Jane died in Madison Co., TN. Burial in Brown’s Cem., Madison Co., TN. (S) Gravestone.
12/6/1842, William Doak conveyed to Dawson D. Bennet, James L. Mcdonald, Thomas Rawlings, Fordham Blackmon, Mathew Jackson, ½ acres “in trust as a burying ground.” Reg Jan. 28, 1843. This is the ground of the oldest portion of today’s Brown’s Cemetery about 7 miles east of Jackson, next to the Bethany Methodist Episcopal Church near the meetinghouse of this congregation. (S) Madison Co. DB8, P523.
11/20/1845, William conveyed to Nancy Mosly 409¼ acres in Surveyor's D9, Rsl-2, S10, at the SW corner of S10, R2, ½ acre of which had “been given off for a grave yard at the meeting house . . . near Hoard's old place,”. This was adjacent the graveyard he had deeded to trustees of Bethany Methodist Church. (S) Madison Co. DB10, P183.
1/17/1849, William died in Madison Co., TN. Burial in Brown’s Cem., Madison Co., TN. (S) Gravestone.
(S) History of TN, Goodspeed Publishing Co., Nashville, TN, February, 1887.

Family note:
• Three of the sons died within two months of each other: Gibson – 27, John – 22, & William – 17.

Children of William and Jane:

i. Lucretia Doak, born 1812 in TN.
(S) Madison Co., TN, Court Co. Minute B12, 12/1870–10/1873, P11.
10/13/1831 in Madison Co., Lucretia married Wm Boone, born 1808 in NC.
(S) 1840 Census, TN, Madison Co. 3 sons; Wm 30-40 years old, Lucretia 20-30 years old.
1845, William elected JOP [served until he died.]
11/7/1850, (S) 1850 Census, TN, Madison Co., Distr16. Wm is a farmer with real estate valued at $1500. The first 6 children are at home.
9/12/1860, (S) 1860 Census, TN, Madison Co., Distr16, Jackson. Wm is a farmer with real estate valued at $5000, and a personal estate of $9100. Newton, John, Martha & Mary are at home.
6/25/1870, (S) 1870 Census, TN, Madison Co., Distr16. Wm is a farmer with real estate valued at $2000, and a personal estate of $1000. Wm & Lucretia have 5 black farmhands. No children at home.
8/29/1873 in Madison Co., TN, William died. (S) 9/6/1873, Whig-Tribune, Jackson, Tenn. [Lucretial is mentioned as his wife and d/o William and Jane Doak.]
Children:
Rufus H Boon, born 10/25/1832 in TN.
~1852, he married Tennessee R Fly.
(S) 1870 Census, TN, Madison Co., Distr16, Jackson. He lives next to his parents, married to “T”, with 5 children.
3/26/1896, he died.
Robert Doak Boon, born 2/11/1835 in TN.
10/21/1856, he married Martha Ann Senter, born 1840 in TN.
(S) 1880 Census, TN, Madison Co. Married with 4 children.
9/21/1884, he died.
Newton Boon, born 1838 in TN.
Thomas Boon, born 1842 in TN.
John Boon, born 1844 in TN.
Martha Boon, born 1849 in TN.
Mary Boon, born 1852 in TN.

ii. Gibson Doak, born 11/2/1817 in TN.
12/26/1845, Gibson died. Burial in Brown’s Cem., Madison Co., TN. (S) Gravestone.

iii. John B Doak, born 5/24/1823 in TN.
No.62:(S) 1840 Census, m:20-30.
11/18/1845, John died. Burial in Brown’s Cem., Madison Co., TN. (S) Gravestone.

iv. Thomas J Doak, born 5/5/1825 in TN.
No.62:(S) 1830 Census, m:5-10.
No.62:(S) 1840 Census, m:15-20.
10/25/1850, (S) 1850 Census, TN, Madison Co., Distr12. Thomas lives with his sister Mary and her husband.
1/8/1860, Thomas died. Burial in Brown’s Cem., Madison Co., TN. (S) Gravestone.

v. Mary Jane Doak (31), born 1826 in TN.

vi. William H Doak Jr, born 12/29/1828 in TN.
No.62:(S) 1830 Census, m<5.
No.62:(S) 1840 Census, m:10-15.
1/17/1846, William died. Burial in Brown’s Cem., Madison Co., TN. (S) Gravestone.

vii. Eunice Ann Doak, born 7/10/1830 in TN.
(S) Hist. of TN, P884.
No.62:(S) 1840 Census, f:5-10.
10/5/1850 Eunice married Rufus M Mason, born 7/21/1818 in NY, who in 1847 was a merchant partner in business with the husband of Mary31. They attended a Methodist Church.
8/22/1860, (S) 1860 Census, TN, Madison Co., Distr12, Spring Creek. R M is a farmer with real estate valued at $9,000 and a personal estate of $14,000.
7/11/1870, (S) 1870 Census, TN, Madison Co., Distr12, Spring Creek. R M is a farmer with real estate valued at $20,000 and a personal estate of $15,000. G W is a farm hand. They have 2 servants, a black male and black female.
1877, their home “R.M.M.” appears on the Spring Creek map of “Beers and Lanagan”.
6/25/1880, Eunice died in Madison Co., TN; buried in Brown’s Cem., Madison Co., TN.
4/26/1889, Rufus died; buried with Eunice.
Children:
Amelia Ann Mason, born 8/13/1851 in TN.
5/18/1854 she died. Burial in Brown’s Cem., Madison Co., TN.
G W Mason, m, born 1853 in TN. (S) 1860,1870 Census.
He married Lucy C ?, born 1858 in TN.
(S) 1880 Census, TN, Madison Co., Jackson. He is a cotton broker; no children.
Emma J Mason, born 6/6/1855 in TN. (S) 1860,1870 Census.
She 1st married ? Rone.
She 2nd married John C Pearson, 2/3/1857–10/17/1919; buried with Emma.
(S) 1900 Census, TN, Madison Co., Jackson. 4 children.
9/4/1906, she died; buried in Brown’s Cem., Madison Co., TN.
John Mortimer Mason, born 8/25/1857 in TN. (S) 1860,1870 Census.
He married Mary A Hillard, 1860–1951, buried with John.
11/1/1924, he died; buried in Brown’s Cem., Madison Co., TN.
Loula E Mason, born 2/21/1860 in TN. (S) 1860,1870 Census.
9/10/1880 she died. Burial in Brown’s Cem., Madison Co., TN.
L A Mason, f, born 1862. (S)1870 Census.
Minnie Z Mason, born 3/19/1865 in TN. (S) 1870 Census.
4/4/1884 she died. Burial in Brown’s Cem., Madison Co., TN.
Thomas Doak Mason, born 1869. (S) 1870 Census.
He married Mittie Donnel, 1869–1949, buried with Thomas.
1954, he died; buried in Brown’s Cem., Madison Co., TN.

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