The Ancestors of Brian Doig

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  • ID: I18
  • Name: James DOIG
  • Surname: Doig
  • Given Name: James
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 30 May 1808 in Washington Co., NY
  • Death: 19 Jul 1869 in Boonville, Oneida Co., NY
  • Burial: 7 Sep 1869 Lowville Rural Cemetery, Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
  • _UID: 1F43EFA4457BD511AA294445535400009E5B
  • Note:
    James moved with his family from Washington County, NY to Lowville, NY in 1809.

    James appears in the 1835 NY State Census in Lowville. He and his family lived in Lowville i n 1850. They moved first to Constableville, and by 1855 to Boonville. James began as freigh t and express agent for the Black River Railroad. He was also the agent for American Express . He became Station Master at Boonville Depot in 1857, a position he held until his death. I n 1860 was a railroad agent in Boonville with his wife Betsey, children Leonard, James, J. Ho ward, Augustus E., Anna, and Walter, and domestic Toftes (30 Ireland). In 1863 James was a ve stryman of Trinity Church in Boonville. In 1869 he was the ticket agent and American Expres s agent at the Booneville railroad station.

    Obituary - Lewis County Democrat., July 21, 1869, Page 2
    DEATH OF JAMES DOIG.-James Doig, brother of Andrew, and the late John Doig, died at his resid ence in Boonville, on Monday last. He had been troubled with a cancer for some years, which w as the cause of his death. He was for many years in business in Lowville, but had recently be en engaged as freight agent at Boonville. His loss is deeply lamented by large numbers of sin cere friends.

    The 1870 Mortality Schedule lists cause of death as consumption.
  • Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:05



    Father: Andrew DOIG b: 9 Feb 1776 in Murdieston Farm, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland c: 14 Feb 1776 in Doune, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland
    Mother: Mary (Polly) THOMPSON b: Mar 1784 in Granby, Hartford Co., CT

    Marriage 1 Betsey MURRAY b: 26 May 1821 in Cayuga, Cayuga Co., NY
    • Married: 13 Oct 1840 in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
    • Note:
      DOIG ~ MURRAY
      In Lowville, on the 13th inst., by the Rev. W. W. Ninde, Mr. James Doig to Miss Betsey Murray , daughter of Joel Murray. (Northern Journal (Lowville, NY) Thursday, October 15, 1840)
    Children
    1. Has No Children James Doty DOIG b: 12 Sep 1841 in Oneida Co., NY
    2. Has Children Leonard DOIG b: 19 Sep 1843 in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
    3. Has No Children James M. DOIG b: 14 Jul 1845 in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
    4. Has Children John Howard DOIG b: 26 Feb 1847 in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
    5. Has Children Edwin Murray DOIG b: 16 Feb 1849 in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
    6. Has No Children Augustus Renouf DOIG b: 7 Oct 1850 in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
    7. Has Children Ann Louise (Anna, Nancy) DOIG b: 2 Sep 1853 in Booneville, Oneida Co., NY
    8. Has Children Walter DOIG b: 6 Sep 1855 in Booneville, Oneida Co., NY
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