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DOAK Robert

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  • Name  DOAK Robert 
    Born  17 Nov 1815  Jessamin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    _UID  4EEEA7A239DDEF4582CE3B0132E2FD8BF728 
    Person ID  I450  Ancestors of Catherine Yvonne King | The Ancestors of Catherine King from the Virginia King Family of Stafford and Louisa County, Virginia
    Last Modified  26 Feb 2005 

    Father  DOAK *Joseph W.,   b. 24 Dec 1786, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1820/1826, Orange County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  IRVIN( IRWIN) *Mary Polly,   b. 8 Jan 1790,   d. 1844, Orange County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Apr 1811  Madison County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F173  Group Sheet

    Family  DUNN Cynthia,   b. 1825 
    Married  25 Apr 1843  Orange County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. DOAK Sarah Jane
     2. DOAK Almira Ann,   b. Orange County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. DOAK Washington Irvin
     4. DOAK Erastus A.
     5. DOAK Everett
     6. DOAK Elulia
    Family ID  F176  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Goodspeeds History of Orange County, Indiana ( 1884 )
      Goodspeed Publishing Co., ( 1886 ), page # 634 w/ JW Ellis
      Robert DOAK, who is one of the oldest living citizens of Stampers Creek Township, was born in Jessamin County, KY, November 17, 1815. With his parents Joseph W. and Mary ( Irwin ) Doak, he settled in
      Orange County in February 1816. His father died in1820 and his mother in 1844. The whole of
      Mr. Doaks life has been spent on the farm and he knows no other trade, although handy with tools.
      He has built several buildings of his own. His wife was Miss Cynthia Dunn, and she has borne him
      a family of six children, named Sarah J., Almira A., Washington I., Erastus A., Everett and Elulia, all living
      but Everett. Their wedding occured April 25,1843. Mr. Doak has been fortunate in financial matters and he now owns 207 acres of splendid land well improved and cultivated. He is an ardent Republican, having joined that party at its organization and leaving the Whig party. He was once a candidate for
      County Commissioner, and came within twenty-five votes of being elected. During the Rebellion and prior thereto he took strong grounds in favor of abolishing slavery. He participated in checking the Morgan
      Raid.

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      1 November 1869:

      COLCLASURE: Washington of Southeast Township; 13 October 1869; 1 November 1869;
      Heir: wife
      Executor: Robert Doak

  • Sources 
    1. [S41] National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, # 100703.