Genealogical and Personal Memoirs, Volume 3 edited by William Richard Cutter
Samuel Doggett, son of Thomas Doggett (1), was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts, in 1652, and was probably taken to Marshfield, Massachusetts, when an infant.
He received from his father, March 20, 1681, one-half of all his lands in Middleboro and places adjacent, and in the instrument is called "my well beloved son."
He was transcribed on the list of freemen for Marshfield, and served as townsman, constable, tithingman, grand juryman, and collector of rates. In the record of the town meetings of Marshfield is the following:
In pursuance of the order of the last court for the raising money for the present expedition against the barbarous enemy Indians, Samuel Doggett, Anthony Eames, Ephraim Little and John Foster promised to lend the town 20s apiece to be repaid again by the next town rate.
He died in Marshfield, Massachusetts, September 15, 1725, and was buried in the Cedar Grove cemetery.
He married, first, in Marshfield, Massachusetts, January 24, 1682, Mary Rogers, daughter of John Rogers; died in Marshfield, Massachusetts, April 15, 1690;
married, second, in Marshfield, Massachusetts, January 21, 1691, Bathsheba Holmes, daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth (Arnold) Holmes, and granddaughter of the Rev. Samuel Arnold; died in Marshfield, Massachusetts, April 17, 1747.
Children, born in Marshfield:
1. Samuel, December 24, 1683, died young.
2. Samuel, April 7, 1685.
3. Mary, April 26, 1687.
4. Sarah. April 7, 1689.
5. Elizabeth, November 3, 1691, married, January 13, 1725-26, Sylvanus Hall, of Plymouth, son of Elisha and Lydia Hall, born in Yarmouth, Massachusetts. May 17, 1693.
6. Ebenezer, November 22, 1693.
7. Bathsheba, June 18, 1695.
8. John, March 29, 1697.
9. Isaac, February 6, 1699
10. Lydia, October 26,1703.
11. Seth, October 22, 1705.
12. Abigail, March 14, 1711-12.