Birth: Edward Doty was born about 1599 in England.
Death: He died on August 23, 1655, in Plymouth.
Ship: Mayflower, 1620
Life in England: He was described in Mourt’s Relation as
“of London,” but he may not have been born there.
Life in New England: Edward Doty came as a servant to
Stephen Hopkins and his family. There was also another Hopkins’ servant,
Edward Lester, with whom he fought a duel. He was a freeman of Plymouth
in 1633. Edward Doty appeared in the Plymouth courts on numerous
occasions, both as plaintiff and defendant, for fighting, slandering,
trespass and debt. His estate totalled £137 19s 6d., of which £60 was in
Family: In his list of Mayflower passengers,
Governor Bradford reported that Edward Dotey “by a second wife hath
seven children,” although no evidence of a first marriage has been
found. He married Faith Clarke on January 6, 1634/5, and had nine
children.After his death she married John Phillips and moved to
Marshfield. She died there and was buried December 21, 1675.
Children of Edward and Faith Doty: