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Saturday, March 20, 2010

Meindert Doodes Jr & Elizabeth Montague

266. Meindert Doodes Jr & 267. Elizabeth Montague [Netherlands, VA]

~1640 Doodes born in the Netherlands, s/o 532. Meindert Doodes & 533. Mary Gerrett.
~1640, Elizabeth born in Nansemond Co., VA, d/o 534. Peter Montague II & 535. Cecily ?.
Elizabeth married 1st Maurice Cocke, s/o Nicolas who was naturalized at the same time as Doodes and his father.
3/12/1666, Elizabeth “Montague” gave her niece Mary, d/o Peter III, a “heyfer”. (S) AP&P, P452.
1671 in Middlesex Co., VA, Doodes married Elizabeth.
They settled near the Rappahannock river.
10/1673, VA Gen. Assembly naturalized Doodes and his son Doodes; whose names are given as “Minor Doodes” [a misspelling of Meindert] and “Doodes Minor” [son of Doodes]. (S) Henning’s Statutes at Large, V2, P308.
1665, Doodes living in Lancaster Co., VA.
11/13/1694 in Urbanna, Middlesex Co., Doodes made out his will. It mentions wife Elizabeth, and sons Minor, William, Garret, Peter, and granddaughter Elizabeth Mickleborough.
Elizabeth married 3rd James Thomas Blaise.
(S) Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, V1, Publ. 1915, P292.

Children of Doodes and ?:

i. Isabel Minor ( 133), born ~1671 in VA.

ii. Minor Minor, born ~1672 in VA.

iii. Garret Minor, born 1679 in Middlesex Co., VA.
1706, Garrett married Diane Vivian, d/o John & Diane Cummings. (S) A Gen. of the Wives of the Am. Presidents, P24.
1720, Garrett died in VA.
John Minor, born 1707 in VA.
1732, he married Sarah Carr, d/o Thomas & Mary Dabney.
1755, he died in VA.
Child: Mary Minor, 8/15/1765 married Joseph Herndon. Mary the ggm/o Ellen Herndon, 1st Lady and wife of Pres. Chester A Arthur.