||Samuel Doty Sr was related to a passenger on the Mayflower and born before 1700.|
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Samuel Doty, the son of Mayflower passenger Edward Doty and his wife Faith Clarke Doty, was born at Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts about 1642 to 1644. Samuel was christened in 1701 in the Seventh Day Baptist Church in Piscataway, NJ.
Samuel removed from Plymouth to Eastham in Massachusettes Colony before July 16, 1668. After October 29, 1669, he moved to Piscataway, New Jersey. He was a lieutenant in the Piscataway militia and a member of the Seventh Day Baptist Church of Piscataway. 
Samuel Doty died in October 1715 at Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey, now USA
Burial: Date: OCT 1715
-------- The Doty-Doten Family in America. Ethan Allen Doty, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1897:
On 10 July 1668, Samuel Doty sold land in Dartmouth that he had inherited from his father to Benajah Durham for a sum of eight English pounds. He last appears in Plymouth records on 29 Oct. 1669. A vessel was cast ashore on Cape Cod and a controversy arose between Thomas More, owner of the cargo, and Samuel Doty and others of Eastham who salvaged the shipwreck. The dispute was settled in court.
In 1670, Samuel left for Piscataway, New Jersey, where he became one of its first settlers.
In 1675, Samuel was commissioned a lieutenant in the Military Company of New Piscataway under Captain Francis Drake. His commission was renewed in 1678.
Samuel married Jane Harmon in 1678, purchased hundreds of acres of land in Piscataway in the period 1678-1696, and built a home there. Samuel was a founding member of the Seventh Day Baptist church of Piscataway. The first record of its members made in 1707 lists both Samuel and his son John.
To quote Ethan Allen Doty, in "The Doty-Doten Family":
"He was the ancestor of the very large and influential branch of the Doty family, who, from the State of New Jersey, have gone forth as pioneers to the West and the South.
"Samuel Doty may possibly have spent some of his early days on the sea as several of his brothers did, but it is probably that he generally found his occupation on the land, and that he was on Cape Cod, as he certainly was in New Jersey, a farmer. There is nothing to indicate that he had another occupation. It will be noted that his marriage was late in life, he being, if the date of his birth be correctly given, thirty-five years of age, and yet there is no indication of earlier marriage, and certainly not of any other issue. He lived to a greater age than his father or his elder brothers; it is probably that the warmer and more congenial climate of New Jersey conduced to this, for his posterity have been noted for longevity.
"It is evident from the record that he was intelligent, industrious and thrifty, a man of ability and authority, as appears by his selection as Lieutenant of the military company soon after his arrival at Piscataway, and yet of blameless life, an affectionate husband and father, and a consistent member of the church. The sterling character of his children, and their uniformly unright and Christian lives, show good training on the part of their parents; and that patriotism was one of the virtues inculcated as evident by the services of his immediate descendants in the Indian Wars of 1756 and the Revolution."
Samuel's will is dated September 18, 1715 in Piscataway, New Jersey.
In Bernard Township, Somerset County, names Doughty and Doty were said to have been pronounced Dowty (vol. v, #3. July 1916, Somerset County Historical Quarterly). Two children died in New Jersey and are not listed. He and Jane Harmon had 13 children and he used the Doughty spelling more than the other form.
From duplicate profiles 5/10/2015
Birth Info: Plymouth, High Cliffe, Mass. He must have been of age when he served on a coroner's jury on 5 March 1667. Ref: Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Vol 11, Part 2, pg 6 and 7;
Death Info: Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey. Dates of signing and proving his will -- dated 18 Sep 1715 proven 9 November 1715. Ref: Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Vol 11, Part II, pg 6
He was the ancestor to a very large and influential branch of the family, who from the state of New Jersey, have gone forth as pioneers to the west and south. He is first mentioned on the records of Plymouth, January 1, 1667/8 as one of coroner's jury in an inquest on a child kept by John Smalley, Sr., of Eastham, on Cape Cod, which had been found dead in the woods. His name was written Samuel Doten. In the same year, 1668, July 16th, it is recorded that Samuel Dotey of Eastham in the Government of New Plymouth, in New England, conveys to Benajah Dunham of said town of Eastham for the consideration of 8 lbs., "All his upland and medow land in the township of Dartmouth in the Government of New Plymouth, in which was granted to said Samuel Dotey, as divided by the will of his father, Edward Dotey, deceased, and said Dartmouth commonly known as Coaksett."
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