Dorothy Bate (aka Batts) was christened on February 19, 1603, at St. Peters church in Gowts, a parish of the town of Lincoln, Lincolnshire, in England. She married Theodore Daubney (aka D'Aubigne, later Dabney), of Scotter, Lincolnshire, on April 20, 1630. They had a son, Cornelius Dabney (aka Daubney), christened December 11, 1630, in Scotter Parish, Lincolnshire, England.
Theodore and Dorothy Daubney (aka D'Aubigne) emigrated to the colony of Virginia with their son Cornelius around 1650-52 and settled in New Kent County, one of Virginia colony's original 8 shires or counties. Cornelius married Edith Moryson (aka Morrison), daughter of Colonel Francis Moryson, a career soldier and colonial administrator, in about 1653 to 1655. Theodore Daubney died ca. 1657 in New Kent, Virginia. Dorothy Bate Daubney died ca. 1679, also in New Kent, Virginia.