Stephen Doe

Male Abt 1578 - Bef 1627  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name Stephen Doe 
    Born Abt 1578  of Hollingbourne, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1627  of Bredhurst, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I729  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 

    Father Nicholas Doe,   b. Bef 1537, , Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1601, Hucking, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth,   b. Bef 1539, , Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 29 Oct 1592, Borden, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Bef 1558  , Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH_NOTES:
      1. Mention in father's will. Will of Nicholas Doe. Website accessed 29 Jul 2015: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-23192-34482-57?cc=1949814&wc=14205818. England, Kent, Wills and Probate, 1440-1881; Kent, Diocese of Canterbury; Wills 1601, A-Z, Image 56 of 214:
      Nicholas Dooe of Hucking written 1599, proved 1601
      Edmund ordy?
      son Robert Dooe
      Stephen Wood kinsman
      Agnes Wood
      Agnes Reader
      daughter Barbara Dooe, daughter, singelwoman who shall attend him and dwelled with the above sayd Nicholas Dooe for long ... (until he dies)
      second page (is in Latin)
      daughter Barbara Doo
      sonn Arthur Doo of Hollingborne
      ffarum Doo of Hollingborne (this could be Isaac)
      Stephan Doo of Bredhurst
      Jacob Doo of Storkbury? (could this be James?)
      Annam Mills als Doo of Barnham
      Thamasina Elie als Doo of Eastling

      2. Mentioned in brother Robert Doe's will of 1625 per http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mrawson/doe1626.html accessed 28 Jul 2015:
      Will of Robert Doe of Hollingbourne, Kent
      Source: Consistory Court of Canterbury, PRC31/88 D/2
      Submitted by Mary Connaughton
      In the name of God Amen, The twelveth daye of November Anno Domini 1625 and in the first year of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles by the grace of God of England Scotland France and Ireland Kinge defender of the faith &c,
      I Robert Doe of Hollingborne in the Countie of Kent Clarke beinge in sound and perfect remembraunce (I prayse God therefore) do make and ordeyne this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme followinge that is to saye First I commend my Sowle unto allmightie God my maker, through the merittes death and passion of his sonn Jesus Christ my only Saviour and Redeemer And my Bodie to the Earth to be buried by the discretion of my Executor hereafter menconed
      Item I do give will and bequeath unto the poore people inhabiting within the parishe of Hucking in the foresaid Countie of Kent Tenn shillinges of lawfull Englishe money to be distributed amongst them by Henry Staple and the Church Wardens there within one Moneth next after my decease
      And I do give and bequeath unto the poore people inhabiting within the parishe of Hollinborne aforesaid Tenn shillings of like money to be distributed amongst them by my Executor. And others of the theise sort of the inhabitants there within one month next after my decease
      Item I do give will and bequeath unto my kinswoman Elizabeth Becket the wife of Edward Becket one annuall or yearlie Rent or som of Tenn shillings of Lawfull money of England to be paid unto the handes of her the said Elizabeth durynge the whole terme of her naturall Lyfe by my Executor, his executors or Assignes yearlie at two tymes in the yeare by even porcions at thend of everie halfe yeare from and after my decease durynge the said tyme to be paide
      Item I do give will and bequeath unto my brother James Doe Tenn shillings and to my brother Isaac Doe twelve pence of lawfull English money to be paid unto them within one moneth next after my decease
      Item I do give and bequeath unto my kinsman Robert Brockwell Twentie shillings of like money to be paid unto him within three moneths next after my decease
      Item I do give will and bequeath to my neighbour Aurthur Woollett five shillings of like money to be paid unto him within one moneth next after my decease
      The Residue of all and singular my goods and Chattells whatsoever (not afore herein bequeathed) I do give will and bequeath unto my brother in Lawe John Ducke of Hollingborne aforesaid yeoman, he payenge or causing all my debts legacies and funeral expences to be well and truly paide And I do make name and appoint the said John Ducke sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament
      Item I do give will and bequeath one Annuitie or yearly Rent Charge of Twentie shillings of lawfull money of England which I late purchased to me and to my heires and Assignes for ever of John Causten and Thomas Knowles yearly yssuinge out of certeyne Lands and Tenements at Yealdsted in the parishe of Stockburie in the Countie aforesaid with all appurtenances thereof and all summes of money which shall hereafter happen to be paide for the redeeminge of the same Annuitie To my kinsmen John Doe and Edward Doe sonnes of my foresaid brother James Doe and to the heires and Assignes of the said John Doe and Edward Doe for ever.
      In Wittnes whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seale and published and declared this to be my last Will and Testament In the presence of Anddrew Atterman? William Chamber & Henry Coulter
      Probate 18 Dec 1626.

      3. The will of Nicholas Doe was contested. This action names the children of Nicholas Doe, when one of the children is deceased, and names their children. These documents are held at Canterbury Cathedral Archives. Ecclesiastical cause papers DCb/J/J/40/32 10 May 1627 http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=054-dcb_4-2_3&cid=1-1-15-32#1-1-15-32
      Contents:
      Plaintiff: John DUCKE exor; Jas & Isaac DOE, Barbara D als DUCKE bros & sist; Rob BROCKHULL son of Ann DOE als B als MILLES sist decd; John & Mary ELY, Eliz E als MUNNE, Jas E, Ann E als GREENSTREETE, Jane E als ROOKE & Thomazine E childn of Thomazine DOE als E sist decd; Eliz DOE als KINGSNODE, Joan & Alice DOE daus of Arthur D bro decd; Eliz DOE als BACKETT dau of Steph D bro decd; Nich & Mgt DOE childn of Nich D kin decd; Documents: Alleg & sent; Case: Test Rob DOE clk Hollingbourne
      My interpretation of this document:
      Plaintiff: John DUCKE executor; Jamess & Isaac DOE, Barbara Doe alias DUCKE brothers & sister; Rob BROCKHULL son of Ann DOE alias Brockhull[first husband] alias MILLES[second husband] sister deceased; John & Mary ELY, Eliz Ely alias MUNNE, Jas Ely, Ann Ely aliass GREENSTREETE, Jane Ely alias ROOKE & Thomazine Ely children of Thomazine DOE alias Ely sister deceased; Elizabeth DOE alias KINGSNODE, Joan & Alice DOE daughters of Arthur Doe brother deceased; Elizabeth DOE alias BACKETT daughter of Stephen Doe brother deceased; Nicholas & Margaret DOE children of Nicholas Doe kin deceased; Documents: Allegation & sent; Case: Test Rob DOE clerk Hollingbourne.