The Ancestors of Brian Doig

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  • ID: I2301
  • Name: Walter DOIG
  • Surname: Doig
  • Given Name: Walter
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1767 in Murdieston, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
  • Christening: 20 Feb 1767 Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
  • Death: 26 Dec 1839 in Bovina, Delaware Co., NY
  • Burial: Old United Presbyterian Cemetery, Bovina, Delaware Co., NY
  • _UID: F554EFA4457BD511AA2944455354000085BA
  • Note:
    Witnesses at Walter's christening were John Henderson and John Murdoch, both of Murdockstown.

    Walter came via Washington Co., NY to Bovina, Delaware Co., NY by 1809. IN 1820 Walter Doag h e lived in Bovina with wife, 3 sons, and 3 daughters. In 1830 he lived in Bovina with wife , 2 sons, and 2 daughters.

    From an unsent and undated letter from Robert Winget: "I saw Walter Doig going up to Dulhig h [Delhi], and I hear that he is on a farm. I saw James Doig going up since, the other Jame s Doig, David's son. They told me going to take the land, but I have heard nothing of them si nce. They all well ther in May. Walter Maxwell and his family is well. John Fergusion and tha t family." (The Wingate-Winget family in America, by Esther M. Winget Warner, 1931) The lette r also notes a brother Andrew Winget.

    Note in The History of Delaware County, W.W. MUNSELL 1797-1880: Obituary in 1849 of John Dunn , husband of Walter's daughter Elizabeth:
    "Mr. Dunn had another evidence of the Lord's kindness to him, in finding a helpmeet for him i n the person of Miss Elizabeth Doig, daughter of Mr. Walter Doig, a man of intelligence, piet y and perseverance, one of the first settlers, who endured many hardships, and one of the fir st elders who was the means of bringing the gospel to that place, the happy consequences of w hose labours in the defence of the cause of truth are felt in the Congregation to this day."
  • Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:05



    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

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth MURDOCH b: 1767 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 17 May 1767 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    • Married: 8 Nov 1797 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    • Note: Both were listed from Kilmadock.
    Children
    1. Has Children Andrew DOIG b: 17 Sep 1798 in Broch, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 7 Oct 1798 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    2. Has Children Elizabeth DOIG b: 11 Jul 1800 in Broch, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 22 Jul 1800 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    3. Has Children Janet (Jennette, Jennie) DOIG b: 3 May 1802 in Broch, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 29 May 1802 in Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    4. Has Children Margaret DOIG b: ABT 1807 in NY
    5. Has Children William DOIG b: 5 Oct 1809 in Bovina, Delaware Co., NY
    6. Has Children James T. DOIG b: 1 Jun 1813 in Bovina, Delaware Co., NY
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