John Doty was born 4 June 1709 in Piscataway Township, New Jersey to Samuel Doty (1679-aft1746) and Elizabeth Hull (1679-) and died 9 November 1757 in (near Delaware River) of unspecified causes. He married Poss. Breese .

In 1757 during the French and Indian War a guard of 120 effective men was mustered from county militias to defend the frontiers of the colony of New Jersey. John Doty served as a private in this guard from June until he and Otho Mahurin were killed by Indians near the Delaware River on November 9, 1757.


Offspring of John Doty and Poss. Breese
Name Birth Death Joined with
Samuel Doty (c1733-1817) 1733 Basking Ridge, Somerset County, New Jersey 1817 Ohio Keturah (c1739-c1849)

Cornelius Doty (1736-1799) 1736 Basking Ridge, New Jersey 1799 Western, Oneida County, New York Hellete (?-c1826)

John Doty (c1738-?) 1738
Anna Doty (1739-1828) 28 April 1739 Basking Ridge, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States 3 June 1828 Basking Ridge, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States Zephaniah Lewis (1734-1777)
Henry Alward (c1718-1782)
Ayres (?-?)

Sarah Doty (c1740-?)

Offspring of John Doty and Ocy Skillman (1730-?)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ocy Doty (c1749-1830) 1749 Basking Ridge, New Jersey 21 March 1830 Jonathan Pennington (?-?)

Thomas Doty (c1750-1841) 1750 Basking Ridge, New Jersey 1841 Kentucky, USA Poss. Skillman (?-?)

Levi Doty (1751-1839) 17 May 1751 Bedminster, New Jersey, United States 1 October 1839 Doty's Corners, Steuben County, New York, United States Unknown (-bef1776)
Mary Van Deventer (1762-1847)

Elizabeth Doty (c1754-?)
Skillman Doty (1755-1840) 17 October 1755 Basking Ridge, New Jersey 1840 Romulus, New York Hannah Hayden (1762-1850)

William Doty (c1756-1779)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Doty, Ethan Allen. The Doty-Doten Family in America Brooklyn, NY: Published by the author, 1897.
  • Mayflower Families Through Five Generations Vol 11 Edward Doty. Plymouth MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1996.
  • The Pilgrim Edward Doty Society. Descendants of Edward Doty, Mayflower Passenger 1993.