Philips, Charles

Battle:Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity, Dec 1650
Prisoner and List:
Name Variations:
Residences:
Other SPOW Associations:
Every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy; please independently verify all data.

Philips, Charles. #83 on George S. Stewart’s Captured at Dunbar List


IMPORTANT UPDATE! (July 2018)
According to, Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, in, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 256, Charles is categorized as: Doubtful [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity] Philips, Charles. Residences: Lynn, Salem MA. Appears: 1647. B.c.1629. D.aft.1679. Appears in a list of Ironworks men in 1647, so not a Dunbar prisoner. [Exiles; SPOWS; Ch.7] For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.


Published: 03 Oct 2018
Page contributors: Dr. Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust
Editor: Teresa Rust

Frizzell, Alexander

Battle:Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity, Dec 1650
Prisoner and List:
Name Variations:
Residences:
Other SPOW Associations:
Every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy; please independently verify all data.

Published: 11 Sep 2018
Updated: 12 Mar 2020
Researchers: Ray Dusek, Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust
Editor: Teresa Rust


Name variations: Frizzell, Fressell, Ffrissell, Frossell, Frizell

Similar names on the list:
Fresell/Frizzell, James. (CD) of Roxbury, MA
Frizzell/Frissell, Alexander. (LLNV) of York, Maine and Salem, MA
Frizzell/Fresell/Frissell, John (1). (CD), of Braintree, MA
Frizzell/Frissell, John (2). (LLNV), of Falmouth, MA


IMPORTANT UPDATE! (July 2018)
According to, Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, in, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 253, Alexander is categorized as: Possible [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity] Frizzell/Frissell, Alexander. Residences: York ME, Salem MA. Appears: 1660. B.c.1638. D.aft.1678. [Exiles; DR] For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.


First Generation in the New World

1. ALEXANDER¹ FRIZZELL, was born presumably in Scotland about 1638 and died in Maine or Massachusetts after 1678.

Biographical Notes:
In Maine on 28 May 1660, Allexander Ffrissell signs as a witness to an indenture/deed agreement.1, 2
In York, Maine on 27 Oct 1667.3

Contributed by Ray Dusek.
  1. Maine: Early Wills and Deeds, 1640-1760. CD-ROM. Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006. https://www.americanancestors.org/DB84/i/7516/63/22206582 []
  2. Maine: Early Wills and Deeds, 1640-1760. CD-ROM. Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006. https://www.americanancestors.org/DB84/i/7498/499/7036802 []
  3. Maine: Early Wills and Deeds, 1640-1760. CD-ROM. Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006. https://www.americanancestors.org/DB84/i/7514/78/5888492 []

Forbes, John (2)

Battle:Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity, Dec 1650
Prisoner and List:
Name Variations:
Residences:
Other SPOW Associations:
Every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy; please independently verify all data.

Published: 10 Sep 2018, Updated: 23 Feb 2020
Researchers: Ray Dusek, Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust
Editors: Teresa Rust


IMPORTANT UPDATE! (July 2018)
According to, Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, in, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 253, John is categorized as:

Possible [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]

Forbes/Furbush/Farbish/Furbish/Farsbush/Farbuish, John. Residences: Salem, Marblehead MA. Appears: 1669. B.c.1620. D.1701. Unmarried. [Exiles; DR]

For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.


First Generation in the New World

1. JOHN¹ FORBES, was born in Scotland about 1628 and died at Marblehead, Massachusetts in 1701. Unmarried.

Biographical Notes:
From the Salem Quarterly Court Vol 4 1667-1671:
George Darlin aged fifty years and John Farbish aged about forty years, deposed concerning the agreement, and that the fish was to be delivered “at weighing time” Sworn March 3, 1670 before William Hathorne.”

Sources and Notes:
Dr. Andrew Millard says, “According to Stackpole’s ‘Scotch Exiles’ typescript there were two men called John Furbush. One died in 1661 age 34, the other made a deposition in 1669 aged 49 and died childless in 1701, having lived in Salem and Marblehead, and left all his property to the children of Elias Hanly his old master.”

On 28 Oct 2018, Ray Dusek, wrote, “I got this information from the Forbes/Forbush Genealogy Book page 16 and 17. OTHER FORBUSHES There were other persons of this name in New England at an early day John Furbush a Scotchman was a resident of Salem and Marblehead and probably a mariner There is no evidence to show that he had any family and at his death 1701 he left his small estate to his landlord’s children This naturally substantiates the theory that he was a single man In 1661 John Furbush gave a deposition used in trials at Salem At that time he called himself near thirty four years of age In 1667 1668 and 1670 he called himself in each case about forty years of age In March 1689 90 in a tryal of John Aken for stealing from Tabitha dau of Walter Phillips of Salem 7 the evidence showed that Aken lent John Furbush whom he called his countryman 30s and in a deposition of Phillip Parson of Marblehead Parson said that John Ackin a Scotsman came to his house and tarried there two nights and spent 4s 8d in money and lent John Furbush 30s in Spanish and New England money and had lent some money to Benjamin Pickrin So it appears that John Furbush of Marblehead 1661 70 was a Scotchman and born about 1628 In the record of deeds of Essex County we find only a John Furbush who of Marblehead was buying and selling small pieces of land between 1671 and 1683 and that is all we find of the name of Furbush to 1714 In the Probate Records of Essex County Mass we find the first mention of a Furbush in 1700 when we find that a John Furbush of Marblehead made a will September 7 1700 which was presented to court April 8 1701 in which he gave to the children of his old landlord Elias Henly sen all his property consisting of personal estate amounting to 17 18s In the records of the church of Marblehead to 1715 there are no records of baptism marriages and deaths of Furbushes In the return to the Essex County court from 1664 to about 1700 of births marriages and deaths from the town

find only one of that surname that is a marriage in Andover viz Margaret nee John Maleoy April 12 1759 In the records of Salem there are no births marriages or deaths by the name Forbush or Furbush John Furbush died 1661 at thirty four See court hies at Salem Essex In 1663 John Furbush was a resident of Marblehead for that year he united other residents in a petition against imposts Thomas Forbush or Farbush and Forbes M it was written in the Boston was a resident of that city from and after 1665 He was elected wood by the Selectmen in 1675 77 30 81 8 8 1 5 6 He was a soldier in Phillip’s War in 1675 and pnvate under active service in Capt Mosley’s His wife’s name was Margaret and they had children born in Boston follows Richard born Mar 23 1666 Thomas b July 8 1670 Elizabeth b 17 1672 Martha b Aug 22 1673 and Deliverance b Dec 18 1677 At Dec 4 179 Mr Miles united in marriage John Barbee and Penelope both of that city.”

McCall, Duncan

Battle:Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity, Dec 1650
Prisoner and List:
Name Variations:
Residences:
Other SPOW Associations:
Every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy; please independently verify all data.

Published: 19 August 2018, Updated: 11 Apr 2019
Page contributors: Dr. Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust


M’Call, Duncan, #65 on George S. Stewart’s The Dunbar Prisoners List


IMPORTANT UPDATE! (July 2018)
According to, Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 247, Duncan is categorized as:

Definite [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]

McCall/Macall, Duncan/Dankye/Duncal. Residences: Salem MA. Appears: 1652. Indentured to John Hardy. In April 1652 still had ¾ of his 6-year term to serve. [Exiles; DR; SPOWS; Ch.7 & 8]

For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices


First Generation in the New World

1. DUNCAN MCCALL, was born, presumably in Scotland and died in Salem, Massachusetts.

Biographical Notes: He first appeared in Salem, Massachusetts and was indentured to John Hardy. In April 1652 still had ¾ of his 6-year term to serve. [Exiles; DR; SPOWS; Ch.7 & 8] SEE ABOVE.

MackMallen, Alester

Battle:Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity, Dec 1650
Prisoner and List:Alester M’Milan on George Stewart’s List
Name Variations:MacMallen, MacMallion, MackMillen, Mackmallen, Mackmallin, Mackmillion, McMilan, Aleste, Allister, Allester.
Residences:Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
Other SPOW Associations:
Every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy; please independently verify all data.

M’Milan, Alester, #68 on George S. Stewart’s Captured at Dunbar list.1
Similar Names in Lists:
MacMallen, John. (LLNV)
Name Variations: MacMallen, MacMallion, MackMillen, Mackmallen, Mackmallin, Mackmillion, McMilan, Aleste, Allister, Allester.
Resided: Salem, Essex, Massachusetts


First Generation in the New World

1. ALESTER¹ MCMILLAN, was born in Scotland about 1631 and died at Salem, Massachusetts on 20 Jun 1679. He married, before 28 Sep 1658, ELIZABETH HOLGRAVE.2 She was baptised on 01 Nov 1640 and died after 1694. She married, second, at Salem, on 01 Sep 1679, JOHN BAXTER.3),4

Biographical Notes:
1. Contributed by Dr. Andrew Millard in July 2018: According to, Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, in, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 247, Alester is categorized as: Definite [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity] Mackmallen/McMilan/Mackmallin/Mackmillion, Alester/Allister/Allester. Residences: Salem MA. Appears: 1658. B.c.1631. D.1679. Knew Alexander/Allister Grime and Archibald Anderson in Scotland. [Exiles; DR; SPOWS; Ch.8; App.B] For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.
2. Will dated 03 Jun 1679 in Essex Court Files.5

Children of Alester and Elizabeth (Holgrave) Mackmallen:
2. i. ELIZABETH MACMILLIN, b. at Salem in 1658; d. at Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts in 1715; m. at Salem in 1677, HENRY BRAGG.6
2. ii. JOHN MACKMALLEN, b. at Salem in 1660; d. in MA in 1735; m. at Salem in 1684, MARY GILSON.7
2. iii. HANNAH MACKMALLIN, b. at Salem in 1670;d. at Lynn in 1735; m. at Salem in1700, THOMAS WHITTEMORE.6
2. iv. ALEXANDER MCMILLION, b. at Salem in 1675; d. at Salem in 1728; m. at Wells, ME (or Salem?) in 1698, REBECCA ELDRIDGE.8
2. v. JOSHUA MACKMALLEN, b. at Salem in 1678; d. at Salem in 1733; m. at Salem in 1715, JUDITH MESURY.8

Second and Third Generations

2. i. ELIZABETH² MACKMALLEN, (Alester¹), born at Salem in 1658 and died at Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts on 07 Dec 1715. She married at Salem on 17 Dec 1677, HENRY BRAGG, (1657-). Henry died at Attleboro on 18 Oct 1723.9,6

Children of Henry and Elizabeth (Mackmallen) Bragg:
3. i. ELIZABETH BRAGG, (Elizabeth², Alester¹), was born at Salem on 07 Sep 1678.10
3. ii. MARY BRAGG, (Elizabeth², Alester¹), was born at Salem on 24 Mar 1680.10
3. iii. HENRY BRAGG, (Elizabeth², Alester¹), was born at Salem on 12 Apr 1682. Executor of father Henry’s estate in 1723/4.10
3. iv. WILLIAM BRAGG, (Elizabeth², Alester¹), was born at Salem on 17 Oct 1684.10
3. v. SARAH BRAGG, (Elizabeth², Alester¹), was born at Salem on 26 Mar 1687.10
3. vi. ALEXANDER BRAGG, (Elizabeth², Alester¹), was born at Salem on 06 Mar 1689.10 He married, ELIZABETH LUTHER.

Children of Alexander and Elizabeth (Luther) Bragg:11
4. i. HENRY BRAGG, was born at Attleboro on 17 Jul 1717.
4. ii. MARTHA BRAGG, was born at Attleboro on 14 Feb 1721/2.
4. iii. LYDIA BRAGG, was born at Attleborough on 26 Feb 1724.
4. iv. WILLIAM BRAGG, was born at Attleborough on 09 Mar 1728/9.
4. v. JEMIMA BRAGG, twin, was born at Attleborough on 11 Jun 1732.
4. vi. NICHOLAS BRAGG, twin, was born at Attleborough on 11 Jun 1732.

2. ii. JOHN² MACKMALLEN, (Alester¹), born at Salem in 1660-1735 and died in Massachusetts in 1735. He married at Salem on 11 Dec 1684, MARY GILSON, (1662-?).7

Children of John and Mary (Gilson) Mackmallen:
3. i. JAMES MACKMALLION, (John², Alester¹), was born in 1684? and died?. He married at Salem on 13 Apr 1713, MARY NORRICE.12

Children of James and Mary (Norrice) Mackmallon:13
4. SUSANNA MACKMALLON, (James³, John², Alester¹), b. at Salem on 08 Apr 1714.
4. MARY MACKMALLON, (James³, John², Alester¹), b. at Salem on 01 Mar 1716/7.
4. NAOMI MACKMALLON, (James³, John², Alester¹), b. at Salem on 31 Aug 1719.
4. JAMES MACKMALLON, (James³, John², Alester¹), b. at Salem on 29 Apr 1723.

3. ii. PETER MACKMALLEN, (John², Alester¹), 1685
3. iii. JOHN MACKMALLEN, (John², Alester¹), was born at Salem on 05 Sep 1685.14
3. iv. JOSEPH MACKMALLEN, (John², Alester¹), was born at Salem on 24 Sep 1687.14 He married at Boston?, intention at Salem on 30 Jun 1711, ELIZABETH TAYLOR, of Boston.
3. v. FRANCIS MACKMALLEN, (John², Alester¹), 1689

2. iii. HANNAH² MACKMALLIN, (Alester¹), born at Salem in 1670 and died at Lynn in 1735. She married at Salem on 10 Jul 1700, THOMAS WHITTEMORE, (1665-1741).6

Children of Thomas and Hannah (Whittmore) Mackmallen:
3. i. JOSEPH WHITTEMORE, (Hannah², Alester¹), 1694-1742
3. ii. SAMUEL WHITTEMORE, (Hannah², Alester¹), 1698-1742
3. iii. ELIZABETH WHITTEMORE, (Hannah², Alester¹), 1707-1791
3. iv. THOMAS WHITTEMORE, (Hannah², Alester¹), 1712-1810
3. v. JAMES WHITTEMORE, (Hannah², Alester¹), 1717-1776
3. vi. SARAH WHITTEMORE, (Hannah², Alester¹), 1720-?

2. iv. ALEXANDER² MCMILLION, (Alester¹), was born at Salem in 1675 and died at Salem in 1728. He married, at Wells, ME (or Salem?) on 15 Dec 1698, REBECCA ELDRIDGE, (1681-1728).15

Biographical Notes:
1. 1699: “One hundred acres to Alexander McMillan” in Wells/Kennebunk, Maine in 1699.16

Children of Alexander and Rebecca (Eldridge) McMillon:
3. i. ARCHIBALD MCMULLIN, (Alexander², Alester¹), c1698-1793
3. ii. ELIZABETH MACMALLION, (Alexander², Alester¹), was born at Salem on 16 Mar 1702.17
3. iii. JOHN MACMALLION, (Alexander², Alester¹), was born at Salem on 09 Mar 1704,18 and died at Salem in Jul 1705.19
3. iv. ABIGAIL MACMALLION, (Alexander², Alester¹), was born at Salem on 25 Dec 1706.18
3. v. JONATHAN MACMILLION, (Alexander², Alester¹), was born at Salem on 23 Aug 1708.18
3. vi. KEZIAH MCMULLIN, (Alexander², Alester¹), was born at Salem on 09 Mar 1709.18
3. vii. HANNAH MACMALLION, (Alexander², Alester¹), was born at Salem on 11 Jul 1713.18
3. viii. ARCHIBALD MCMULLIN, (Alexander², Alester¹), 1715-1793
3. ix. ROBERT MCMULLIN, (Alexander², Alester¹), 1717-?

2. v. JOSHUA² MACKMALLION, (Alester¹), was born at Salem in 1678 and died at Salem in 1733. He married at Salem on 29 Apr 1715, JUDITH MESURY. NO CHILDREN.8


Published: 18 August 2018
Updated: 10 Apr 2020
Researchers: Ray Dusek, Dr. Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust, Kenneth Whittemore
Editor: Teresa Rust


Sources and Notes:
Working List of Early New England Scots (Rapaport 2015)

Scotch Exiles in New England, Stackpole, E. S. (1922) unpublished typescript, Coll. 733 & 831, Collections of the Maine Historical Society, Portland ME.

Esses Court Records, Salem, Mass.

Scots in New England, found and contributed by Ray Dusek.

New England Families, found and contributed by Ray Dusek.

Found and contributed by Ray Dusek.

The Great Migration for Richard Adams. Found and contributed by Ray Dusek.

Essex County, Massachusetts Probate Records Supplement, 1644 – 1691
Essex, Massachusetts Probate Records, 1648-1840
Vital records of Salem, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849
The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1847-2011
New England, The Great Migration and The Great Migration Begins, 1620-1635
U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700
Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988

  1. /george-sawin-stewart-documents/ []
  2. (MACKMALLEN), Allister/ Alister (1631-1679) & Elizabeth ____; m/2 John BAXTER 1679; by Sep 1658; Salem {Salem 2:235, 323; Essex Ant. 8:307, 13:34; EIHC 1:96}New England Marriages to 1700. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015. https://www.americanancestors.org/DB1568/rd/21175/986/426895335 []
  3. Early New England Families Study Project, V.1.1 (2018) JOSHUA HOLGRAVE (c1615-c1643 []
  4. Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016). https://www.americanancestors.org/DB190/i/7794/48/140923011 []
  5. Essex County, MA: Early Probate Records, 1635-1681.Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015. https://www.americanancestors.org/DB1652/i/33913/320/56273437 []
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  7. New England Marriages to 1700. Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015. https://www.americanancestors.org/DB1568/i/21175/986/45698532 [] []
  8. https://www.americanancestors.org/DB1568/i/21175/986/45698532 [] [] []
  9. https://www.americanancestors.org/DB2724/i/48305/3051-co5/68098967 []
  10. https://www.americanancestors.org/DB190/rd/7791/109/140880253 [] [] [] [] [] []
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  13. Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016). https://www.americanancestors.org/DB190/i/7792/43/22290974 []
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  16. https://archive.org/details/historyofwellske00bourrich/page/226/mode/2up/search/Stewart []
  17. Elisabeth, d. Alexander and Rebeccah, Mar. 16, 1702.” https://www.americanancestors.org/DB190/rd/7792/42/140893134 []
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Grimes, Alexander

Battle:Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity, Dec 1650
Prisoner and List:
Name Variations:
Residences:
Other SPOW Associations:
Every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy; please independently verify all data.

Published on: 13 Oct 2016
Updated: 13 Feb 2020
Page contributors: Robin Mason, Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust


Alexander Grimes, #35 on Scots at Lynn 1653. Iron Works Inventory


IMPORTANT UPDATE! (July 2018)
According to Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, in, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 247, Alexander is categorized as:

Definite [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]

Grimes/Graim/Greimes/Grymes/Greine/Bryme/Graham, Alexander/Alister. Residences: Lynn, Salem MA. Appears: 1653. D.aft.1661. “Near of kin” to Archibald Anderson [Exiles; Banks; DR; SPOWS; Ch.8]

For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.


Alexander is believed to be a Scottish prisoner of war from the Battle of Dunbar at Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland on 3 Sep 1650, arriving at Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay Colony on the ketch, Unity, in late December 1650.” ~ Teresa


First Generation in the New World

1. ALEXANDER¹ GRIMES, was born in Scotland and died after 1691 probably in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts.

Biographical Notes:
Name variations: Allester/Alister/Alexander
Allister Greimes is mentioned in a probate record for Allester Mackmallen [Alester M’Milan] of Salem. He is mentioned alongside Arsbell Anderson [Archibald Anderson]. Allester Mackmallen says he knew both of these men while he lived in Scotland and that they were friends and neighbors of his. He says Greimes and Anderson’s mothers are kin to each other.

Sources and Notes:

Hamilton, Marsha L.. Social and Economic Networks in Early Massachusetts: Atlantic Connections (University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University, 2009), Kindle Edition

“I’m doing research in Essex county, Massachusetts and came across a SPOW in the book, Daughters of Eve: Pregnant Brides and Unwed Mothers in Seventeenth Century Essex County, Massachusetts by Else L. Hambleton (2004). It shows Alister Grimes/Greimes was alive in 1691 in Salem, Essex co., Massachusetts.
p. 20: “Sarah Lambert of Beverly was whipped in 1667 and again 12 years later in 1679 for bearing two illegitimate children by Allister Greime, a Scottish prisoner of war who worked at the Saugus Iron Works. Whether Greime was unable to marry because of his prisoner-of-war status or because he had a wife back in Scotland, their relationship was longstanding.”
p. 23: “Sarah Lambert can be traced through the Salem town records from 1657 onward. Over a period of 10 years during her childhood she lived in at least six households. She may have been mentally or physically handicapped because the town had to pay more money at each move. It should have been expected that the cost of her maintenance would be reduced as she grew older and was able to contribute her labor to the household in which she was placed. Henry Herrick had received 5li in 1657; Mr. William Brown got 10li in 1666. The following year she had her first illegitimate child who joined her on public support. A second illegitimate child was added to the rolls in 1679. She was still receiving public support in 1696. In 1691, Alister Greime, the father of both her children, was also forced to turn to public relief.”
pp. 51-52: “What happened to illegitimate children who were placed in the care of the town of their birth? Since they were assigned by an annual contract to whichever household agreed to maintain them for the least amount of money, they faced an unsettled future. The Salem town records indicate a difficult and insecure passage for Sarah Lambert’s child, who at no point in the record is accorded the dignity of a name, sex, or age. It was likely 6 years old in 1673. Francis Skerry had been keeping both Sarah Lambert and her child prior to that time, but in April 1673, the child was given to Thomas Greenslet’s wife. In August, the town of Salem agreed to give the Greenslets have an acre of land in return for keeping Sarah Lambert’s child until it was 18. The following March, however, Sarah Lambert’s child was taken from Thomas Greenslet’s wife and placed with Thomas Green’s wife. Two years later, in 1676, Mrs. Green took in another illegitimate child, one fathered by her own husband. The Greens also agreed to maintain Sarah Lambert’s child until it was 18 in return for up to 40 acres of land. At the same time, the Salem selectmen tried to find passage to Virginia for Sarah Lambert. They did not succeed because she had another illegitimate child in 1679. In March 1679, Sarah Lambert’s child was still with the Greens, but its position in the family was tenuous, because the Greens were asking for more money. In 1680 the Greens were given 50 shillings, ‘the better to enable him to keep [Sarah] Lambert’s child, he being poor & in want.’ Thomas Green’s financial position makes it likely that taking in bastards was a strategy for supplementing marginal family incomes. This could not have been a future eagerly sought by pregnant women for their children.”

I haven’t researched more on Sarah Lambert and Alister Grimes except to confirm on your website that he was a SPOW. You’re welcome to add the text above to his profile. Great website!”

—Robin Mason
Witches of Massachusetts Bay
Genealogy Ink | NJUnionGenWeb

Dowty, Thomas (Doughty)

Battle:3 Sep 1650, Battle of Dunbar, at Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity; Dec 1650
Prisoner and List:“Thomas Dowty” #19 on ‘George S. Stewart’s Captured at Dunbar List
Name Variations:Doughty, Doutie, Dowty
Residences:Oyster River, New Hampshire; Salem and Malden, Massachusetts; and Kittery and Saco, Maine
Other SPOW Associations:
Every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy; please independently verify all data.

Published: 17 Feb 2016, Updated: 15 Oct 2018
Page contributors: Karen Doughty, Robert Doughty, Ray Dusek, Carol Gardner, Diane McCabe, Dr. Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust, B. Craig Stinson, Virginia (Doughty) Vaught


IMPORTANT UPDATE! (July 2018)
According to, Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, in, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 249, Thomas is categorized as:

Probable [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]

Dowty/Doughty, Thomas. Residences: Oyster River NH, Salem, Malden MA, Kittery, Saco ME. Appears: 1658. B.c.1630. D.1705. One of Valentine Hill’s seven Scots. Failed in an attempt to revive the Great Works Mill at Kittery in 1665. [Exiles; DR; BCS; SPOWS; Ch.7 & 8]

For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.


First Generation in the New World

1. THOMAS¹ DOUGHTY, was born, presumably in Scotland about 1630 and died at Salem in 1705. Probate recorded on 12 March 1706. He married at Saco, York County, Maine on 24 Jan 1669, ELIZABETH BULLY/BULLIE, she was born at Saco in 1653 and died at Windham, CT in 1715.1

Biographical Notes:
The Involuntary American: A Scottish Prisoner’s Journey to the New World, by Carol Gardner, Hardcover, Available for pre-order at Amazon. Released October 25, 2018.
“1658 – received as an inhabitant of Dover [New Hampshire] [HTDNH 78]
Abt 1660 – lived with Valentine Hill, cut a road for Hill to his meadow at Wheelwright’s Pond; Hill paid Doughty £10 for cutting the road [HTDNH 78]
1661-1665 – taxed at Oyster River [New Hampshire]
1663 – he and John Wingate were partners in a logging contract
5 Jul 1664 – Thomas Doughty was bondsman promising that Peter Grant would appear in court to answer on the charge of bigamy.
Doughty gained high repute as a lumberman
Succeeded Roger Plaisted at the Great Works mill [also OKAHF 129]
Must have had a mill of his own at Doughty’s Falls, Berwick
1667 – removed to the mill at upper Kittery and the Saco Falls mills with Henry Brown and James Orr [GDMNH 114]
24 Jan 1669-70 – married Elizabeth Bully (aka Bulie) at Saco
before Philip’s War [1675] had removed to Wells, where he remained throughout that conflict
1686 – was a tenant of Mrs. Bridget Phillip’s mill at Saco
His petition to Andros mentioned a gristmill built by himself
1688 – Saco town treasurer” ~ Craig Stinson
He left children, viz., James who married, 10 April 1707, Mary Robinson in Hampton, N.H., and settled in Cape Elizabeth, Me.; Joseph of Salem; Elizabeth who married Thomas Thomes and went to Falmouth, Me.; Benjamin; Margaret, who married Samuel Wilson of Malden, Mass.; Abigail who married at Lynn, Mass., 28 October 1717, Robert Edmonds; and Patience who married Benjamin Follett of Salem, Mass. The descendants of Thomas Doughty are many in Maine and Massachusetts.” ~ Craig Stinson (See Craig’s research below.)
From Craig Stinson: “The Genealogical Dictionary of of Maine and New Hampshire, p 200, lists 7 children of Thomas Doughty (aka Dowty). Four are girls, so the surnames of those children are many… Thomas, Chamberlain, Wilson, Follet, Edmunds, Potter.
The three Doughty boys are:
Joseph (married Elizabeth Nurse in Salem in 1707, administered his father’s estate, died about 1751, 3 children)
James (born about 1680, married Mary Robinson) – this is the person to which Carol Gardner is referring.
Benjamin (settled in Windham, CT)
Carol Gardner wrote: “If the James Douty on your tree is the one who resided in Portland (then called “Falmouth”) Maine after about 1715, and married Mary Robinson (from Hampton or “Quamscuk,” NH), he was the third son of Thomas Doughty. I can’t speak to later generations of his family, except to say that his son David settled on Chebeague Island, Maine.” ~ Carol Gardner

Children of Thomas and Elizabeth (Bully) Doughty: (Seven children)
2. i. JOSEPH DOUGHTY, (Thomas¹), died about 1751; m. at Salem on 4 Dec 1707, ELIZABETH NURSE.
2. ii. ELIZABETH DOUGHTY,(Thomas¹), m. THOMAS THOMES/TOMS/TOMAS (PR)
2. iii. BENJAMIN DOUGHTY,(Thomas¹), settled in Windham, Connecticut.
2. iv. JAMES DOUGHTY,(Thomas¹), born about 1680; m. at Hampton, NH on 10 Apr 1707, MARY ROBINSON. (In Probate Record below.) She was b. at Exeter, NH in 1685; d. 1772.
2. v. MARGARET DOUGHTY,(Thomas¹), m., SAMUEL WILSON, of Malden.
2. vi. ABIGAIL DOUGHTY,(Thomas¹), m. at Lynn, Massachusetts on 28 Oct 1717, ROBERT EDMONDS.
2. vii. PATIENCE DOUGHTY,(Thomas¹), m. at Salem on 13 Mar 1706/7, BENJAMIN FOLLETT/FOLLIT.

Second Generation

2. i. JOSEPH² DOUGHTY, (Thomas¹), probably born at Saco and died about 1751. He married at Salem on 4 Dec 1707, ELIZABETH NURSE.

Biographical Notes:
Administered his father’s estate.

Salem, Massachusetts, Marriages Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016).
Salem, Massachusetts, Marriages Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016).

Children of Joseph and Elizabeth (Nurse) Doughty:
3. i. MARY³ DOUGHTY,(Joseph², Thomas¹), b. at Salem in 1708; m. at Salem on 6 Jun 1728, WILLIAM TWISS.
3. ii. ELIZABETH³ DOUGHTY,(Joseph², Thomas¹), b. at Salem in 1710; d. 1783; m. at Salem on 17 Sep 1729, JONATHAN SOUTHWICK.
3. iii. DESIRE³ DOUGHTY,(Joseph², Thomas¹), born in 1717; d. in 1759; m. at Mansfield in 1737/8.
3. iv. JOSEPH³ DOUGHTY,(Joseph², Thomas¹), baptized 17 Dec 1727; d. 14 Jul 1791; m. at Salem on 28 jul 1747, ELIZABETH TWISS.

2. ii. ELIZABETH DOUGHTY, (Thomas¹), m. THOMAS THOMES/TOMS/TOMAS (PR)

2. iii. BENJAMIN DOUGHTY, (Thomas¹), moved to Windham, Connecticut.

2. iv. JAMES DOUGHTY, (Thomas¹), was born possibly at Saco, York, Maine about 1680 and died in 1760. He married at Hampton, New Hampshire on 10 Apr 1707, MARY ROBINSON. (In Probate Record below.)

Sanborn, George Freeman, Jr., and Sanborn, Melinde Lutz. Vital records of Hampton, New Hampshire : to the end of the year 1900. Boston, Mass: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1992. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2016)
Sanborn, George Freeman, Jr., and Sanborn, Melinde Lutz. Vital records of Hampton, New Hampshire : to the end of the year 1900. Boston, Mass: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1992. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2016)

Children of James and Mary (Robinson) Doughty/Doutee:
3. DAVID³ DOUGHTY, (James², Thomas¹), b. in 1720 and died 1800. He settled on Chebeague Island, Maine; m. at Falmouth, on 14 May 1742, SARAH GETCHELL, she was b. 1723, d. at Brunswick, ME in 1800.

4. STEPHEN DOUGHTY, (David³, James², Thomas¹), b. at Falmouth in 1750 and died in at Topsham, ME in Jul 1834; m. at Topsham in 1768, HANNAH WALLACE, she was at Cape Elizabeth, ME, in 1742; d. at Topsham ME, in 1832.

2. v. MARGARET² DOUGHTY, (Thomas¹), m., SAMUEL WILSON, of Malden.

2. vi. ABIGAIL² DOUGHTY, (Thomas¹), was born at Saco in 1684. She died at Salem in Jul 1761. She married at Lynn, Massachusetts on 28 Oct 1717, ROBERT/ROBARD? EDMONDS, 1688-1749.

Children of Robert and Abigail (Doughty) Edmonds:
3. i. GEORGE³ EDMONDS, (Abigail², Thomas¹), 1718-?
3. ii. ELIZABETH³ EDMONDS, (Abigail², Thomas¹), 1720-?
3. iii. JOSEPH³ EDMONDS, (Abigail², Thomas¹), 1724-1795
3. iv. JOHN³ EDMONDS, (Abigail², Thomas¹), 1738-1816

2. vii. PATIENCE DOUGHTY, (Thomas¹), was born probably in Saco, York, Maine about 1680. She died at Windham, Windham, CT on 18 Oct 1726. She married at Salem, Massachusetts on 13 Mar 1706/7, BENJAMIN FOLLET, Lieutenant, 1676-1752.

Children of Benjamin and Patience (Doughty) Follet:
3. i. ELIZABETH³ FOLLET, (Patience², Thomas¹), 1707-1778
3. ii. ABIGAIL³ FOLLET, (Patience², Thomas¹), 1709-1784
3. iii. HANNAH³ FOLLET, (Patience², Thomas¹), 1710-1716
3. iv. MARY³ FOLLET, (Patience², Thomas¹), 1711-1751
3. v. SUSANNAH³ FOLLET, (Patience², Thomas¹), 1712-1748
3. vi. BENJAMIN³ DOUGHTY FOLLET, (Patience², Thomas¹), 1715-1788
3. vii. REBECKAH³ FOLLET, (Patience², Thomas¹), 1716-?
3. viii. HEZEKIAH³ FOLLET, (Patience², Thomas¹), 1717-1782
3. ix. JOSEPH³ FOLLET, (Patience², Thomas¹), 1721-1724

Pacenc Late Wife Of ___ Benjamin Follet Who Died ___ Headstone at Windham, Windham, Connecticut

Sources and Notes:
Google Documents, shared by Sharon Alexander:
~”Thomas Doughty 1630 Scotland
Married Elizabeth Bullie 24 Jan 1669 in Saco”
Genealogical dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire by Noyes, Libby, Davis
Part III, page 200 https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE206
~Scotch Exiles in New England Author Stackpole, Everett Schermerhorn, Maine Historical Society Coll. 733 Coll. 831. Probate records of Thomas’ will (James) (pg 72)
~History of the town of Durham, New Hampshire (Oyster River Plantation) with genealogical notes by Stackpole, Everett Schermerhorn, 1850-1927; Thompson, Lucien, b. 1859; Meserve, Winthrop Smith, b. 1838 (vol 1)
~The First Permanent Settlement in Maine by Everett S. Stackpole Excerpt from Sprague’s Journal of Maine History, Vol. XIV, No. 4 (Prepared for the meeting of the Piscataqua Pioneers at South Berwick, August 18, 1926.)
~Androscoggin Historical Society Lewiston – Auburn Maine. “Ancestry of John A Hicks and Ada Rowe Hicks 1600-1952” LDS Film 007725058 image 256; Roll GM 1266
~Historical Memoranda of Ancient Dover, NH by John Scales and Alonzo Quint
~Early Vital Records of Saco and Biddeford, Me., New England Historical Genealogical Register, vol 71
~New England Marriages Prior to 1700
~History of Saco and Biddeford, with notices of other early settlements,… by George Folsom
~Lamprey River online Lesson 6 PEOPLE OF THE RIVER (1) – need original source (http://www.lampreyriver.org/education-and-outreach-curriculum-lesson-6)
~[Wooden Buildings in Early Maine and New Hampshire: A technological . . . by R. Candee Thomas Doughty, another of Hill’s first seven Scots, ]
~Mentioned in John Cutt’s (first president of New Hampshire) will, sec 3d http://www.seacoastnh.com/brewster/5.html
~The History of Portland, from Its First Settlement, With Notices of the Neighbouring Towns, and of the Changes of Government in Maine… – William Willis page 13
~On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 9:05 PM Karen Doughty <> wrote: Re: Samuel and Sarah Mann Doughty – I have found a death certificate for Harriet Doughty Getchell that indicates Samuel and Sarah Mann Doughty of Topsham were her parents. Harriet was born in 1824. I have also found information in the book, History of Woodstock, Me., with Family Sketches and an Appendix by William Berry Lapham, 1882. There is a segment on Samuel B. Doughty, whose parents were also Samuel and Sarah Mann Doughty. Samuel B. was born in 1805. It looks like they may have had 12 children between the years 1805 and 1824. From the History of Woodstock: ” Samuel B. Doughty came here in 1854 and settled in Sigotch. He was by trade a calker and after he came here he frequently spent portions of his summers working at his trade in the ship-yards of Bath. He was born in Topsham, October 16, 1805; was the son of Samuel and Sarah (Mann) Doughty, the former born in Topsham, in 1781, and the latter in Gloucester, Mass, 1785; grandson of Stephen and Hannah (Wallis) Doughty, the former born on the “Great Island” in Harspwell, and the latter in Gloucester, Mass. The grandfather of Stephen Doughty is said to have been a Scotchman. Samuel B. Doughty, who came here, was married Nov. 7, 1833, to Mary Willson, who was born in Bowdoin, February 19, 1815. “
~Black, George Fraser, 1866-1948. The Surnames of Scotland, Their Origin Meaning and History, (New York : New York Public Library & Readex Books, 1962), First published in 1946. “Doughty” is a Scottish surname.
~Carol Gardner wrote: “If the James Douty on your tree is the one who resided in Portland (then called “Falmouth”) Maine after about 1715, and married Mary Robinson (from Hampton or “Quamscuk,” NH), he was the third son of Thomas Doughty. I can’t speak to later generations of his family, except to say that his son David settled on Chebeague Island, Maine.” ~ Carol Gardner
~Thomas Doughty at Geni.com.
~On 9 April 2018, Virginia (Doughty) Vaught said,
Please add me as a descendant & researcher of Thomas Doughty/Dowty 1630-1705. My line:
Thomas Doughty/Dowty (1630-1705)
James Doughty (1680-1760)
David Doughty (1720-1800)
Stephen Doughty (1750-1834)
Stephen W Doughty (1777-1855)
Stephen W Doughty (Jr) (1801-1845)
Isaiah Doty (1827-1900)
Frank Edward Doty (1853-1912)
Merle William Doty (1880-1945)
Ernest William Doty (1903-1990)
Margaret Rae Doty (1934-1995)
Virginia Marie Doughty (This is me)
Thank you,
Virginia (Doughty) Vaught
Nampa, Idaho
~In March 2018, Robert Doughty () said:
“I’m not sure this is the same family, but the Province and Court Records of Maine, Volume 1, Page 272 show Thomas Doughty (my ancestor) was a grand jury member, September 18, 1666 in court at Cascoe and Kittery, Maine. At this court session, Thomas Chick was indicted for misbehavior. Thomas Chick and Thomas Doughty engaged themselves in a bond of 10 pounds that Chick “shall be of good behavior towards all persons, especially toward the wife of Davie Hamilton.”
~On 28 March 2018, Diane McCabe said, “James [Doughty²] owned land on Queen Street, Portland, Maine. Plot plan is on file at Portland City Hall. He later sold his land, and moved to Cape Elizabeth (now South Portland). I have not been able to find where he is buried. Maine Historical Society assisted me with my search.”
~On 8 Oct 2016, Karen Doughty said:
After my dad (an only child), in reverse order, and all in Berwick/Falmouth/Brunswick/Topsham/Auburn:
Gen 3: Fred E. Doughty and Augusta Wellman
Gen 4: Fred A. Doughty and Isabelle Leighton
Gen 5: Alvin S. Doughty and Lelia Smith
Gen 6: George L. Doughty and Sabrina ?
Gen 7: Samuel Doughty and Sarah Mann
Gen 8: Stephen Doughty and Hannah Wallace
Gen 9: David Doughty and Sarah Getchell
Gen 10: James Doughty and Mary Robinson
Gen 11: Thomas Doughty and Elizabeth Bully
~In 2016, Carol Gardner said:
“I’m a researcher for Thomas Doughty. I know that there was a Henry Brown in Maine who lived much of his life with James Orr. They were both Dunbar prisoners and both started as slaves of Valentine Hill at Oyster River. Later, they moved to Wells, Maine where they operated a mill with another Scot, Robert Stewart. Thomas Doughty had a couple of lumber contracts with them, and may have resided with, or near them, during King Philip’s War.”


Scots at Oyster River
Thomas Doughty (abt. 1630-abt. 1705)
By B. Craig Stinson

Thomas Doughty, got his start working at Valentine Hill’s mill and also cutting a road for him in 1660. He soon gained repute as a lumberman and an owner of mills, including the Great Works mill, the Saco mills, and his own mill at Doughty’s Falls at Berwick. He was often the bondsman for a Scot in trouble, including in 1664 when Peter Grant was to appear in court on the charge of bigamy. He died about 1705, about 75 years of age.

Thomas Doughty, aka Dowty
#19 on “The Dunbar Prisoners” list

GDMNH 200:
Born abt 1630 (about 70 in 1700)
1658 – received as an inhabitant of Dover [HTDNH 78]
Abt 1660 – lived with Valentine Hill, cut a road for Hill to his meadow at Wheelwright’s Pond; Hill paid Doughty £10 for cutting the road [HTDNH 78]
1661-1665 – taxed at Oyster River
1663 – he and John Wingate were partners in a logging contract
5 Jul 1664 – Thomas Doughty was bondsman promising that Peter Grant would appear in court to answer on the charge of bigamy.
Doughty gained high repute as a lumberman
Succeeded Roger Plaisted at the Great Works mill [also OKAHF 129]
Must have had a mill of his own at Doughty’s Falls, Berwick
1667 – removed to the mill at upper Kittery and the Saco Falls mills with Henry Brown and James Orr [GDMNH 114]
24 Jan 1669-70 – married Elizabeth Bully (aka Bulie) at Saco
before Philip’s War [1675] had removed to Wells, where he remained throughout that conflict
1686 – was a tenant of Mrs. Bridget Phillip’s mill at Saco
His petition to Andros mentioned a gristmill built by himself
1688 – Saco town treasurer
In the next war he withdrew to Malden
He was often bondsman for a Scot in trouble
HTDNH 78 says the Indians drove him from Wells to Salem, MA, where he died about 1705
Estate settled 1710
7 children named; many descendants

Sources:
HTDNH History of the Town of Durham, New Hampshire, vol. 1, Everett S. Stackpole and Lucien Thompson, 1913, p. 78.
GDMNH Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, Noyes, Libby, and Davis, Portland, Maine: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1928-1939, pp. 114, 200.
OKAHF Old Kittery and Her Families, Everett S. Stackpole, Lewiston, Maine, Press of the Lewiston Journal Company, 1903, p. 129.

B. Craig Stinson
July 24, 2016
______________________________________________________________

~I believe this excerpt about Thomas Doughty from p. 78 of Stackpole’s History of the Town of Durham, New Hampshire, refers to the Thomas Dowty #19 being researched by this group. ~ Craig Stinson
Thomas Doughty was received as an inhabitant of Dover in 1658. He was born in 1630, as a deposition shows. In this deposition he declares that he worked for Valentine Hill and cut a road for Hill to his meadow at Wheelwright’s Pond, where said Hill built a house and kept cattle. Hill paid Doughty ten pounds for cutting the road. Doughty removed to Great Works, South Berwick, and managed the sawmill there a short time. He married, 24 June 1669, Elizabeth Bulie of Saco. The Indians drove him from Wells to Salem, Mass., where he died about the year 1705. He left children, viz., James who married, 10 April 1707, Mary Robinson in Hampton, N.H., and settled in Cape Elizabeth, Me.; Joseph of Salem; Elizabeth who married Thomas Thomes and went to Falmouth, Me.; Benjamin; Margaret, who married Samuel Wilson of Malden, Mass.; Abigail who married in Lynn, Mass., 28 October 1717, Robert Edmonds; and Patience who married Benjamin Follett of Salem, Mass. The descendants of Thomas Doughty are many in Maine and Massachusetts.” ~Shared by Craig Stinson

Essex County, MA- Probate File Papers, 1638-1881 (3) 2
Essex County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1638-1881.Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014. (From records supplied by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Archives.)

Vital Records from The NEHGS Register (2)
Vital Records from The NEHGS Register. Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014. (Compiled from articles originally published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register.)

Legal Issues, shared by Ray Dusek:
~As early as 1661, he was having legal troubles, and the York County court records in Maine are our source of Thomas and his legal activities over the next several years.
~In 1661 Leeft (Fafayette) Phillips sued Thomas to recover debt of 11 pounds 11 shillings 7-1/2 pence and court costs.
~Three years later Thomas sued Ensign John Barrett for 21 pounds 9 shilling and Court cost of 26 pence.
~That same year John Barrett sued Thomas for breach of contract and was awarded his claim plus court costs.
~Again on 13 September 1664, when the court met in Saco, John Barrett Sr. of Wells, brought action against Doughty for `unjust molestation` and the court found for the defendant.
~When court convened in June of 1664 there was a case before it involving one Peter Grant (Grant was a documented deported prisioner on the UNITY with Thomas) who had been living with one Joane Grant, widow, without having been officially married to her.
~ She, `being bigg with child` the court accepted a bond of 20 pounds from Thomas Doughty who garenteed that Peter would `maintayne the child`. Little did Thomas realize that he would be in a similar predicament in five years time.
~At the end of 1666 Grand Jury meeting, Thomas Doughty and Thomas Chicke “do ingage themselves in a bond of ten pounds unto our sovereign Lord the King, that said Chicke shall be of good behavior towards all persons, especially toward the wife of Davie Hamilton (another UNITY prisoner).”
~In 1667, he was sued by Alexander Maxwell (another UNITY prisoner) for “not payment of a debt due, to the value of 13 pounds 10 shilling with damages”.
~About the same time, James Warrine (a UNITY prisioner) brought action against Doughty for not paying a debt.
~On 7 July 1670, he payed a fine of 10 shillings. Two days earlier the Court entry reads “Wee present Thomas Doughty and Elizabeth.
~Doughty for having a child unlawfully begotton” and then, “Thomas Doughty ownes the presentation in Court, fined 5 pounds and paying the officers fee 5 shillings with an admonition is discharged”.
~For a change, in 1671, Thomas filed a suit which he won and recieved 10 pounds 26 shillings and 40 shillings for cost.
~Then on 4 July 1671 he was sued over the “taking away of pine loggs”.
~Twice during 1673, George Norton brought suit at York meeting of the Court. Once, Norton was allowed costs for not prosecuting his action against Doughty. The next year, Norton again sued Thomas Doughty over an unpayed debt.
~At the same meeting of the Court, Doughty went bail for Richard Gibson, who had struck his commanding officer, Captian Charles Frost, while he, Gibson, had been intoxicated. The bail of 20 pounds was to garentee Gibson’s good behavior. The Court stipulated that the “said Richard Gibson hereby stands Ingaged to performe honest service unto said Doughty for one whole years tyme”. At the end of this service, Doughty was to pay Gibson about 76 pounds for his services satisfactorally rendered. (Sinnett, in his Doughty Genealogy, states that Thomas’ wife was Elizabeth Gibson, so was Richard Gibson, Thomas’s brother-in-law and did Elizabeth Gibson die before Thomas married Elizabeth Bully?)
~Not all of Thomas’ problems were civil ones, for we find that the Court at Yorke, under the date of 6 July 1675, entered the following, “Wee present Thomas and his wife for not frequenting the publique worship of God on the Lords days according to law”.
~In 1676, Norton was again suing Thomas Doughty, James Dare and Hene Browne, but this time the Court found for the defendants.
~Then on 2 April 1678, Thomas sued under two different suits. Both against H. Sayword over fifty thousand-one hundred foote of boards and the Court called them ‘non-suits’.
~In 1681, Thomas appeared in Kittery Court to pay the fine of Abra Collins, ‘common lyar and drunkard’, and six months later he paid a second time for the same scotsman.
~Again in 1685 and twice in 1689, Thomas was involved in a couple of judgements and a suit for the withholding of payment of his debts.
~Thomas often went bond for Scotsmen, when court problems arose. He must have been a man of means to be able to continue putting up bail for others, but he may have been repaid in full for work that he was able to get out of these unfortunates, who had run afoul of the law.

  1. “Thomas Doutie maried Elyzabeth Bullie Jan 24 1669” Vital Records from The NEHGS Register. Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014. (Compiled from articles originally published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register.) https://www.americanancestors.org/DB522/i/21135/126/426743779 []

Darling, George

Battle:Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity, Dec 1650
Prisoner and List:
Name Variations:
Residences:
Other SPOW Associations:
Every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy; please independently verify all data.

Published on: 15 December 2014, Updated: 22 February 2020
Page contributors: Margaret Curry, Robert Eaton Hoog, Dr. Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust


George Darling, #8 on the “Scots at Lynn 1653” List


IMPORTANT UPDATE! (July 2018)
According to, Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, in, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 246, George is categorized as:

Definite [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]

Darling/Darlin/Darland/Darlain, George. Residences: Lynn, Salem, Marblehead MA. Appears: 1652. B.c.1617. D.1693. [Exiles; Banks; DR; SPOWS; Ch.7 & 8]

For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.


For more information please contact the descendants/researchers of George Darling. Thank you! 🙂


First Generation in the New World

1. GEORGE¹ DARLING, was born in Scotland about 1617 and died at Salem, Massachusetts after 12 April 1693. He married at Salem, Massachusetts on 31 March 1657, KATHERINE GRIDLEY. See: Torrey’s below

Biographical Notes:
George Darling was a friend of Ingrum Moodie (Ingraham Moody), George’s widow and Ingrum are in probate documents together. There are three “Darland” girls all baptised the same day in Lynn on 20 Nov 1681. They are Abigail, Hanna, and Martha. Could they be daughters of George Darling? or another George DARLAND?

The Darling Family in America file:///Users/teresarust/Downloads/TheDarlingFamilyinAmerica_10276847.pdf

Children of George and Katherine (Gridley) Darling:
2. JAMES DARLING, born probably at Salem between 1657-1667; (named in will)
2. JOHN DARLING, born probably at Salem; (named in will)
2. DANIEL DARLING, born probably at Salem; (named in will)
2. THOMAS DARLING, ; (named in will)
2. JOSEPH DARLING, b. at Lynn, Massachusetts in March 1667 See: Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, Lynn Births, page 127. (check will)
2. HANNAH DARLING, (named in will)
2. SARAH DARLING, (named in will)
2. MARGARET (Margrott) DARLING, (named in will)
2. BENJAMIN DARLING, (named in will); b. at Salem in 1672; d. 1709; m. at Lynn, Int. 29 Oct 1698, MARY RICHARDS. See: Torrey’s below
2. HENRY DARLING, (named in will)

From Meg Curry in October 2019:
“According to probate records from 1693 for George Darling, which are available on the American Ancestors database (owned by the New England Historic Genealogical Society), it appears that the oldest living son of George and Katherine Darling of Salem, Massachusetts, at the time of George’s making his will, was a James Darling. He was named executor of George’s estate. George Darling’s will leaves most all of the estate to James, with provisions for Katherine as well as George’s other living children, John, Daniel, Thomas, Benjamin, Henry, Hannah, Sarah, and Margaret. Source: Essex County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1638-1881, Volume 6000 to 7999, Case #7168, pp.1-17 at https://www.americanancestors.org/databases/essex-county-ma-probate-file-papers-1638-1881/RecordDisplay?volumeId=13764&pageName=7168:1&rId=245200950.”

Second Generation

2. JAMES DARLING, (inherited most of estate in will), probably born at Salem between 1657 and 1667 (assuming he was old enough to inherit), was still living in 1693 and inherited most of his father’s estate.

2. JOHN DARLING, (named in will)

2. DANIEL DARLING, (named in will)

2. THOMAS DARLING, (named in will); married, first, at Salem/Middleborough? by 1690/1, JOANNA _____. See Torrey’s Below. Probably married, second, at Salem on 27 Apr 1704, SARA BRUXTON (needs to be confirmed).

Children of Thomas and Joanna (_____) Darling:
MARY DARLING, b. at Salem on 16 Mar 1690/1
MARGARET DARLING, b. at Salem on 04 Jun 1695
ELIZABETH DARLING, baptised at Salem on 19 May 1700

Children of Thomas and Sara (Bruxton) Darling:
JOSEPH DARLING, baptised at Salem on 13 Jul 1707.
ELIZABETH DARLING, baptised at Salem on 23 Jul 1710.
JONATHAN DARLING, baptised at Salem on 06 Jul 1712.

2. JOSEPH DARLING, b. at Lynn, Massachusetts in March 1667 See: Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, Lynn Births, page 127. (check will) May have died before his father.

2. HANNAH DARLING, (named in will)

2. SARAH DARLING, (named in will)

2. MARGARET (Margrott) DARLING, (named in will)

2. HENRY DARLING, born c1671; (named in will); married at Marblehead on 24 Feb 1697/8, JOANNA MITCHILL.

2. BENJAMIN² DARLING, (George¹), was born at Salem in 1672 and died in 1709. He married at Lynn after the date of intention 29 Oct 1698, MARY RICHARDS, the daughter of JOHN AND MARY (BREWER) RICHARDS. She married, second, in Plympton on 16 Nov 1715, JONATHAN SHAW. (NEH&G Register, Oct. 1997, page 420, “John Shaw of Plymouth Colony”.) (named in will) See: Torrey’s below

SOURCES AND NOTES:
“Major Timothy Darling (born March 31, 1731 in Lynn MA) descendant of George Darling SPOW (Unity), fought at Lexington and Bunker Hill. Supposedly George Washington sent him to spy on the British in and around Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Independence. Major Timothy was captured and hanged at Mount Independence.”

Opt. Darling Torrey's New England Marriages to 1700 (5) 2

Deposition by approx. 60 year old George Darling in 1677.
Deposition by approx. 60 year old George Darling in 1677.

“George Darling was born in about 1620 in Scotland. He was a prisoner of war of the battle of Dunbar in 1650. He was sent to Massachusetts as an indentured servant. He married Katherine in about 1656 and they had ten children. George died in 1693 in Salem, Massachusetts. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Vermont, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.” From, Martin, Lou Ella Johnson and William Albert Martin. George Darling of Lynn and Marblehead and Some of His Descendants, 1650-1920 (Massachusetts: Creative Continuum, 2001)

Hill, Aaron J.. “George Darling at the Battle of Dunbar” (“Aaron Hill’s Notebook,” Blog at WordPress)

American Ancestors Online: www.americanancestors.org: “Will of George Darling dated 12 Apr 1693, Case #7168, in Salem, Massachusetts.”

On 5 May 2017, Robert Eaton Hoogs wrote: “Please add me as a descendant and researcher of George Darling. George1, Thomas2, John3, Joseph4, Huldah5, Christina6, Julia Eveline Maguire7, Lydia Mae Cross8, Warren Everett Hoogs9, Robert E. Hoogs10.
Also George1, Thomas2, Thomas3, Benjamin4, Joseph5, Huldah6, etc…
Thank you.
Robert Eaton Hoogs, Monterey, MA USA”