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1661 "Court held 25th Sep 1661 in Charles County. ... Elenor Empson, Plt., Richard Watson, Def.; plaintiff claims Watson defamed petitioner by forbidding the banns of matrimony without cause against a poor distressed widow; Mr. Enoch Doughty, age ca 22 years, swore he saw a note sent by defendent to his father, Francis Doughtie, to forbid banns between plaintiff and any other person as she was his wife before God; defendent being a blind man and disclaiming any interest in her, being forced to trust others in writing; plaintiff non-suited."[1]

1663 "Deed of gift: I, Enoch Doughty, have delivered unto Joye Oneale, my brother Heugh Oneale's daughter, on black heifer; 20 Nov 1663; /s/ Enoch Doughty; wit. Samuel Clarke, Thomas Branso (mark)." [2]

1667 Enoch Doughty was granted 500 acres on the north side of Rappahannock River, above Nanzemone Towne, Virginia. Dated November 8.[3]

1675 Enoch Doughty was granted 4763 acres on Rappahannock on the south side of the river: Beg.g &c. to a branch called Tuckquake Swamp. Dated June 15. [4]

1722 Land formerly granted to Enoch Dowdy in King and Queen Counties, Virginia, was sold on July 18. [5]


Footnotes:

[1] Elise Greenup Jourdan, Abstracts of Charles County, Maryland Land and Court Records, 1658-1666, Vol. I (2009), 67, [GoogleBooks].

[2] ibid., p. 180.

[3] Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants, Land Grant Abstracts, Library of Virginia, Patent 6-88, [Library of Virginia].

[4] Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants, Land Grant Abstracts, Library of Virginia, Patent 6-561, Enoch Doughty is named in a list of persons, [Library of Virginia].

[5] Ruth and Sam Sparacio, Virginia County Court Records, Deed Abstracts of Essex County, Virginia (1721-1724), Deed Book 17 (1988), 13, Essex County Deed 17-75.