Name: Andrew DOIG
Given Name: Andrew
Birth: 9 Feb 1776 in Murdieston Farm, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
Christening: 14 Feb 1776 Doune, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
Death: 11 Nov 1851 in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
Burial: Lowville Rural Cemetery, Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
Andrew was the second son named Andrew, the first born in 1769 and died as an infant. Witness es at Andrew's christening were James Wingate of Balloonton and John Henderson. Andrew late r gave his birth date as 29 Feb as 1776 was a leap year; this was probably as a joke where h e only aged one year in four.
Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:05
Andrew arrived in Washington County, New York in the late 1790s. He was a teacher and survey or. He married first Annis Wheeler in 1798. In 1799 they lived in Salem, NY. In 1800 the y lived in Argyle, Washington Co., NY (page 482) with 1 male under 10, 3 males 16-26, and und er 10; Andrew and Annis were 26-45.
In 1801 Robert Doig (1773-1852) arrived in New York from Thornhill, Perthshire. Robert stay ed at the home of Andrew and Annis, which was then two or three miles southwest of East Green wich.
Annis died in 1805, and the new father was left with two small children to raise. The youn g Paul was left with a relative, James Shaw, who later adopted the boy.
Andrew married second Polly Thompson in 1807. In 1809 Andrew, Polly and Andrew Wheeler move d to Lowville in the newly opened Lewis County, and there they raised their family. In 181 0 Andrew is listed in Lewis Co., page 116 (11010-00100-00). In 1820 (page 27) (100010-20110-0 100); he lived between Seymour Murray and Edward Thompson. He appears in the 1825 NY State Ce nsus in Lowville. Andrew is listed in Lowville, Lewis Co. in the 1835 NY State Census. In 184 0 he lived in Lowville (page 38) with his wife, one son, and one daughter. By 1850 the childr en had all moved out, and the value of Andrew's property was $2,000.00.
Andrew became a naturalized citizen of the U.S. on 17 Sept 1828 in Lowville (File #A14).
Note in The Lowville leader., April 24, 1947, Page 5
The Black River Bank was organized in 1839 when a meeting was held. Share were sold at $50 ea ch. The directors were Isaac Bostwick, W. L. Easton, Charles Dylan, Andrew Doig, Chester Buck , H. Seth, L. S. Styding, L. Harding, T. Mills, John Allen, Thomas Backer. The present presid ent is Fay Parker.
Father: Andrew DOIG b: 1715 in Burnside of Murdieston, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
Mother: Janet DOIG b: 1736 in Murdieston Farm, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 6 May 1736 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
Annis WHEELER b: 16 Jul 1767 in Shrewsbury, Worcester Co., MA
- Andrew Wheeler DOIG b: 24 Jul 1799 in Salem, Washington Co., NY
- Paul DOIG b: 22 Apr 1801 in East Greenwich, Washington Co., NY
Mary (Polly) THOMPSON b: Mar 1784 in Granby, Hartford Co., CT
7 Jul 1807
in Lewis Co., NY
- James DOIG b: 30 May 1808 in Washington Co., NY
- Almond DOIG b: 14 Mar 1810 in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
- Betsey (Elizabeth) DOIG b: 10 Oct 1811 in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
- Polly A. DOIG b: 26 Jan 1814 in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
- Janette Ann DOIG b: 10 Apr 1816 in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
- Estro DOIG b: Oct 1818 in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
- John C. DOIG b: 15 May 1820 in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY