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Josiah Stuart Doak

Josiah Stuart Doak

Male Abt 1788 - Abt 1869  (~ 81 years)

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  • Name Josiah Stuart Doak  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
    Born Abt 1788  Guilford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 14, 16
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1822  Hinds County, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    An Account of the Taxable Property in the County of Hinds in the State of Mississippi for the Year 1822 
    Residence 1825  Yazoo County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Yazoo County Tax Rolls 
    Residence 1827  Madison County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Residence 1827  Madison County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Residence 1827  Yazoo County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    listed in the 1827 Yazoo County Tax Rolls as "Doke & Ward" 
    Residence 1828  Madison County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [24
    Madison County Tax Rolls 
    Residence 1830  Yazoo, Mississippi, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Residence 1830  Yazoo County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Yazoo County Tax Rolls 
    Residence Feb 1833  Doaksville, Indian Territory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Feb 1833  Doaksville, Indian Territory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1839  Marshall County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Marshall County Tax Roll 
    Residence 1840  Marshall, Mississippi, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Residence 1841  Marshall County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence 1841  Marshall, Mississippi, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Residence 1841  Marshall County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Marshall County Tax Roll 
    Residence 1850  Nueces, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence 1850  Nueces County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence 1850  Nueces, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Residence 1860  Motts, Nueces, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Died Abt Dec 1869  Nueces County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [26
    Person ID I1431  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2017 

    Father William Doak,   b. Abt 1750, Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Sep and Nov 1801, Guilford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann Stuart,   d. 1834, Wilson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F584  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Annie Dresser,   b. Abt 1810, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 27 Apr 1827  Madison County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [27
    Children 
     1. Malvina Deluren Doak,   b. Abt 1827, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1864, Bexar County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
     2. William H. Doak,   b. 1829, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Joseph Dudley Doak,   b. Abt 1830, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1876 and 1880  (Age ~ 46 years)  [natural]
     4. Rufus P. Doak,   b. Abt 1837, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Alexander V. Doak,   b. Abt 1842, Holly Springs, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1788 - Guilford County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - An Account of the Taxable Property in the County of Hinds in the State of Mississippi for the Year 1822 - 1822 - Hinds County, Mississippi, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Yazoo County Tax Rolls - 1825 - Yazoo County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1827 - Madison County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1827 - Madison County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - listed in the 1827 Yazoo County Tax Rolls as "Doke & Ward" - 1827 - Yazoo County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Apr 1827 - Madison County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Madison County Tax Rolls - 1828 - Madison County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1830 - Yazoo, Mississippi, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Yazoo County Tax Rolls - 1830 - Yazoo County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marshall County Tax Roll - 1839 - Marshall County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Marshall, Mississippi, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Marshall County, MS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Marshall, Mississippi, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marshall County Tax Roll - 1841 - Marshall County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Nueces, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Nueces County, TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Nueces, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Motts, Nueces, Texas, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt Dec 1869 - Nueces County, Texas Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Letter in which Mr J Doke is referred to in 1830 by Greenwood Leflore
    Letter in which Mr J Doke is referred to in 1830 by Greenwood Leflore
    Paragraph in which 'Mr. J. Doke' is referred to in 1830 letter by Greenwood Leflore
    Paragraph in which "Mr. J. Doke" is referred to in 1830 letter by Greenwood Leflore
    Extract of a letter from Greenwood Leflore which mentions 'Mr. J. Doke'
    Extract of a letter from Greenwood Leflore which mentions "Mr. J. Doke"

    Documents
    Josiah Doak 1833 runaway slave (Ephraim) ad
    Josiah Doak 1833 runaway slave (Ephraim) ad
    Extract of a letter from Greenwood Leflore in 1830
    Extract of a letter from Greenwood Leflore in 1830

  • Notes 
    • Yazoo County Tax List
      Transcribed by Linda Walker Armstrong

      1823
      William Doake

      1825
      Josiah S. Doak
      Wm. Doak
      W. H. Doak

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      OFFICIALS OF YAZOO COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
      REGISTERS OF COMMISSIONS, Office of the Secretary of State

      Transcribed by Nan Harvey from original and microfilmed Registers of Commissions at The Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi, Series 1097, RG 28:
      Register of Commissions 1818-1827, microfilm 941:

      DATE NAME OFFICE

      15 Jan 1825 Josiah Doak Judge of Probate

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      "List of post-offices in the United States: with the names of the post-masters of the counties and states to which they belong" 1828
      Office - Doak's Stand
      County - Yazoo
      State - Mi [Mississippi]
      Postmasters. - Josiah S. Doak

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      In ARTICLE II. of SUPPLEMENTARY ARTICLES TO THE PRECEDING TREATY (TREATY WITH THE CHOCTAW, 1830.)
      (The Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek)

      And to each of the following persons half a section of land is granted on any unoccupied and unimproved lands in the Districts where they respectively life (to wit) Willis Harkins, Jaraes D. Hamilton, William Juzan,Tobias Laflore, Jo Doke, Jacob Fulsom, P. Hays, Samuel Worcester, George Hunter, William Train, Robert Nail and Alexander McKee.

      float: a government grant of a fixed amount of land not yet located by survey out of a larger specific tract

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      Convention between the Choctaws and Chickasaws, January 17,1837.
      Ratified by the President of The United States, March 24, 1837.

      In testimony whereof, the parties hereto have hereunto subscribed their names and affixed their seals, at Doaksville, near Fort Towson in the Choctaw country, on the day and year first above written. In the presence of-

      WM. ARMSTRONG, Act. Supt. West'n Ter'y.

      HENRY E. CARTER, Conductor of the Chickw. Delegn.

      JOSIAH S. DOAK.

      VINCT. B. TIMS.

      DANIEL McCURTAIN, U.S. Interpreter.

      P. J. HUMPHREYS.

      J. T. SPRAGUE, Lieut. U. S. M. Corps.

      THOMAS LAFLOOR, his mark, Chief of Oaklafalaya district.

      NITUCHACHUE, his mark, Chief of Pushmatahaw district.

      JOSEPH KINCAID, his mark, Chief of Mushalatubbee district.

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      In the 1850 Nueces County, Texas census, he is listed as Joseph S. Doak, age 61, with his son William H. Doak, age 21. On the 1850 Slave Schedule, he is listed as Josiah Doak.
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      See ... The Constitution and Laws of the Choctaw Nation, page 80.
      See ... Papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 16, page 129

      from Correspondence of John Calhoun p. 307:
      ... in reply I have to state that there are at this time two permanent places of Trade in this Nation: vizt.The Choctaw trading House on the Tombigbee River conducted and owned by Messers. [sic] Glover and [George S.] Gaines and an establishment at this place, owned by Josiah S. Doak. Others have obtained Licence, & occasionally bring goods into the Nation to dispose of.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] 1830 Yazoo County, Mississippi census.
      Roll 71, p. 311

    2. [S12] 1840 Marshall County, Mississippi census.
      Southern Division, Roll 218, p. 41

    3. [S28] 1850 Nueces County, Texas census.
      Roll M432_913, Page 135

    4. [S47] 1860 Nueces County, Texas census.
      The Motts, Roll M653_1302, Page 297

    5. [S14] 1841 Mississippi State Census.
      Marshall County, The Town of Holly Springs, 5 Males 5 Females

    6. [S250] Nueces County, Texas tax rolls.
      1850, Josiah S. Doak for H. L. Kinney

    7. [S250] Nueces County, Texas tax rolls.
      1861

    8. [S250] Nueces County, Texas tax rolls.
      1862

    9. [S250] Nueces County, Texas tax rolls.
      1863

    10. [S250] Nueces County, Texas tax rolls.
      1865

    11. [S285] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), 1850 United States Federal Census.
      residence date: 1850 residence place: Nueces, Texas birth date: Abt. 1788 birth place: Guilford County, North Carolina

    12. [S816] Texas, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1820-1890, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 1999;).
      Residence date: 1850 Residence place: Nueces County, TX Josiah owned 4 slaves in this census slave schedule: 1 - 25 year old black female; 1 - 6 year old mulatto male; 2 - 45 year old black males

    13. [S811] Mississippi, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1805-1890, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 1999;).
      Residence date: 1841 Residence place: Marshall County, MS

    14. [S732] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Year: 1860; Census Place: Motts, Nueces, Texas; Roll: ; Page: 297; Image: 110.
      Birth date: abt 1787 Birth place: Virginia Residence date: 1860 Residence place: Motts, Nueces, Texas, United States

    15. [S817] U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;).
      Residence date: Residence place: United States

    16. [S818] 1850 U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedules, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      Birth date: 1825 Birth place: Residence date: 1850 Residence place: Nueces, Texas

    17. [S789] 1830 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Year: 1830; Census Place: , Yazoo, Mississippi; Roll: ; Page: .
      Residence date: 1830 Residence place: Yazoo, Mississippi, United States Josiah owned 5 slaves in this census

    18. [S810] Mississippi, State and Territorial Census Collection, 1792-1866, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2007;).
      Residence date: 1841 Residence place: Marshall, Mississippi, United States

    19. [S730] 1840 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Year: 1840; Census Place: Southern Division, Marshall, Mississippi; Roll: ; Page: .
      Residence date: 1840 Residence place: Marshall, Mississippi, United States Josiah owned 12 slaves in this census

    20. [S347] Arkansas Weekly Gazette, (Date: March 20, 1833;), Runaway Slave Ad.

    21. [S457] Mississippi, State Archives, Various Records, 1820-1951, An Account of the Taxable Property in the County of Hinds in the State of Mississippi for the Year 1822.
      Hinds County tax rolls 1822-1849, Box 3654

    22. [S535] County Tax Rolls, 1818-1902, Series 1202, Yazoo County, 1825 - Combined.

    23. [S535] County Tax Rolls, 1818-1902, Series 1202, Yazoo County.

    24. [S535] County Tax Rolls, 1818-1902, Series 1202, Madison County, Mississippi.

    25. [S535] County Tax Rolls, 1818-1902, Series 1202, Marshall County, Mississippi.

    26. [S55] 1870 Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index.
      Nueces County, Texas; Age 80; Month of Death: Mar; ID # MRT197_85771; Cause of Death: Bowel Disease

    27. [S351] Divorce record of Josiah and Elizabeth Doak.


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