Saturday, October 1, 2016

English Clerics in Lancaster County Virginia #genealogy #virginiapioneersnet

Clerics from England

St. Mary le TowerRev. Benjamin Doggett came from Ipswich, England to Virginia during the middle of the 17th century. He was a minister in Lancaster County and died in 1682. His baptism of Benjamin Doggett is recorded in the Register of St. Mary-le-Tower Church in Ipswich, Suffolk. Benjamin was the youngest of six children of William Doggett, serving as a church warden when Benjamin was born. Otherwise, he was a merchant of Woolen and other fabrics in Ipswich. According to the records of St. Johns College and the University of Cambridge, Benjamin attended a private school in Westminster (London) and his headmaster was Mr. Crouch. In 1654 He was admitted to St. John's College, University of Cambridge and was matriculated on 7 April 1655. Source: Origins (of first settlers) available to members of Virginia Pioneers. 

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