Doggett History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Doggett family

The surname Doggett was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Important Dates for the Doggett family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Doggett research. Another 63 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1501, 1479, 1483, 1640, 1721, 1691 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Doggett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Doggett Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Doggett, Dogget, Doggart, Doggert, Dogate and others.

Early Notables of the Doggett family (pre 1700)

Outstanding amongst the family at this time was John Doget (died 1501), an English diplomat, scholar and Renaissance humanist, he was sent to Rome to help arrange a...
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Migration of the Doggett family to Ireland

Some of the Doggett family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Doggett migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Doggett Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Thomas Doggett who settled in Massachusetts in 1630
  • John Doggett, who settled in Salem, Massachusetts in 1630
  • Thomas Doggett, who landed in New England in 1642 [1]
  • John Doggett, who landed in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1662 [1]
  • Benjamin Doggett, who arrived in Virginia in 1682 [1]
Doggett Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joseph Doggett, who landed in America in 1775
Doggett Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • James Doggett, aged 20, who landed in America from Queenstown, in 1892
  • M. S. Doggett, aged 27, who immigrated to the United States from Liverpool, in 1892
Doggett Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Sophia J. Doggett, aged 19, who settled in America, in 1903
  • Sallie Doggett, who immigrated to the United States, in 1904
  • Mrs. O. Doggett, who landed in America, in 1904
  • E. Doggett, aged 23, who settled in America, in 1905
  • Elizabeth Doggett, aged 20, who immigrated to the United States from Oldcastle, Ireland, in 1907
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Doggett migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Doggett Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Isaac Doggett, aged 21, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Epaminondas" [2]

Doggett migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Doggett Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mrs. Matilda Doggett, (b. 1816), aged 41, British settler travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship "Glentanner" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 3rd October 1857 [3]
  • Mr. William Doggett, (b. 1821), aged 36, British labourer travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship "Glentanner" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 3rd October 1857 [3]
  • Miss Hannah Doggett, (b. 1846), aged 11, British settler travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship "Glentanner" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 3rd October 1857 [3]
  • Miss Rebecca Doggett, (b. 1849), aged 8, British settler travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship "Glentanner" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 3rd October 1857 [3]
  • Miss Maria Doggett, (b. 1852), aged 5, British settler travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship "Glentanner" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 3rd October 1857 [3]
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Contemporary Notables of the name Doggett (post 1700)

  • Lloyd Doggett (b. 1946), American politician, U.S. Representative for Texas's 25th congressional district
  • John Doggett (1723-1772), American-born, Canadian merchant, seaman and political figure in Nova Scotia
  • John Doggett, American political commentator
  • Jerry Doggett (1916-1997), American sports broadcaster who called games for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Derrick Doggett (b. 1984), American-born, Canadian professional CFL football player
  • David Seth Doggett (1810-1880), American Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Bill Doggett (1916-1996), American jazz and rhythm and blues pianist and organist
  • Thomas Doggett (1640-1721), Irish actor
  • Frank Doggett, Director of National Nuclear Corporation

Historic Events for the Doggett family

HMS Royal Oak
  • Ivor Ernest Doggett (d. 1939), British Able Seaman with the Royal Navy aboard the HMS Royal Oak when she was torpedoed by U-47 and sunk; he died in the sinking [4]

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) EPAMINONDAS 1852. Retrieved www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/epaminondas1852.shtml
  3. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  4. ^ Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html
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