Edward Doughtie
(Cir 1782-Cir 1821)
Peggy Langston
(Cir 1782-Cir 1814)
William (Henning) Doughtie
(Abt 1809-Abt 1877)
Ann (Nancy) Elizabeth Smith
(Abt 1815-1877)
James Thomas Doughtie


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Caroline Susan Daughtrey

James Thomas Doughtie 28,81

  • Born: Jan 1845, Gates Co, NC
  • Marriage: Caroline Susan Daughtrey on 19 Mar 1868 in Nansemond Co, VA.
  • Died: 21 May 1913, Cypress District, Nansemond Co., Va. at age 68
  • Buried: Whaleyville, Nansemond Co., VA

bullet   Cause of his death was Cancer of the stomach.


bullet  General Notes:

Apparently went by Thomas in that marriage records for his daughters indicate their parents as Thomas and Caroline.

The 1870 Federal Census for Nansemond Co., VA records James T. (25) and Caroline (38) Doughty. Also in the household are John T. (11) and Sarah A. (8) Gardner. Nansemond Co. Court records researched by Ginny Doughtie Layman found James T. Doughty married Caroline Gardner, widow, on Mar 19, 1868.

The 1880 census for Cypress, Nansemond Co., VA, page 59D, dated June 27, 1880 records James T. (40) and Caroline S. (49) "Doughus" [Doughtie] and family (as indexed by and Children listed include John M. (20), Sarah (17), Florence (10), Maggie (8), and Ava (5). John and Sarah are from Caroline's first marriage to John Gardner. Ava's age is a bit uncertain in that the 1900 census records Ava Doughtie born in 1881. Perhaps vanity takes hold for Ava. Next door is James' brother Hen(n)ing S. "Dondie" [Doughtie] and family ... see general notes on Henning S. Doughtie for 1880 census facts.

The 1900 Federal Census for Cypress District, Nansemond Co., VA, District 24, page 57B, dated June 19, 1900 records Tom (Jan 1846 - VA/VA/VA) and Caroline (May 1840 - VA/VA/VA) Doughtie married 30 years with daughter Ava C. (July 1881). Tom and Caroline have had 5 children of whom 3 are still living. Near by is their married daughter, Maggie [Doughtie] Goodman ... see general notes on Maggie N. Doughtie.

The 1910 Federal Census for Cypress District, Nansemond Co., VA (District 9, page 55B) dated May 4, 1910 records J. T. (67 - NC/NC/NC) and Caroline S. (77 - VA/VA/VA) Dowdy (sic) [Doughtie] working at general farming. They indicate that this is the first marriage for James and the 2nd for Caroline. They have been married for 43 years and Caroline indicates she has had 5 children of which 4 are still living.

By 1914 Thomas has apparently died in that there is an April 4, 1914 Court Proceeding on the sale of the land belonging to the widow Susan Caroline Doughtie. The land is referred to the John Thomas Doughtie Farm.
image 19 of 44

image 40 of 44 - indictaes that John Thomas Doughtie died intestate on May 21, 1913.

bullet  Medical Notes:

Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014
Name: J Leamar Daughtie (married) [The transcription is written Leamar; however, carefull inspection reveals the name to be Thomas]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age at Death: 70
Birth Date: abt 1843
Death Date: 21 May 1913
Death Place: Suffolk, Nansemond, Virginia
Burial: Whaleyville, VA
Registration Date: 22 May 1913
Father: William Doughtie
Mother: Nancy Doughtie
Certificate Number: 1913011908


James married Caroline Susan Daughtrey on 19 Mar 1868 in Nansemond Co, VA. (Caroline Susan Daughtrey was born about 1831 in Virginia and died after 1910 in Cypress District, Nansemond Co., Va..)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Part of an email from Ginny Layman included documentation on the marriage:
Subject: Doughtie Genealogy
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 15:03:39 -0400 (EDT)
You will not believe what I stumbled across while looking for some Cutchin information. A few years ago while in the Clerk's Office in Suffolk, I copied down some Doughtie marriages (not knowing who they were) and ... look what I found in my marriage records book:
James T. Doughtie Caroline Gardner
Age 24 Y single 27 Y widowed
married 19 Mar 1868, Nansemond Co., VA
Born Nansemond Co., VA Southampton Co., VA
Lived Nansemond Co., VA Nansemond Co., VA
Parents: William H. Doughty Robert Daughtrey &
& Nancy his wife Caroline his wife

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