Subsequent scholarship in History of the Doggett-Daggett Family (pg. 325) does not support this John Doggett as father of Thomas. In the words of Jrich:
- "Savage is totally confused about the two Thomas Doggetts, as he creates two entries out of one person, erroneously calling one "perhaps s. of the first John" even though he lived in Marshfield, and then has no entry describing the Thomas of Edgartown who was the son of the first John and m. Hannah Mayhew".
Jrich also comments:
- "History of the Doggett-Daggett Family|History of the Doggett-Daggett Family]], which identifies Thomas of Edgartown as the son of John. Thomas of Edgartown is not described by Savage, except that the reference to Mather's Magnalia Christi Americana (here) and the Indian witchcraft is regarding an Indian on Martha's Vineyard and the Capt. Thomas Doggett referred to is clearly Thomas of Edgartown."
- DAGGETT, or DOGGETT,
- THOMAS, Concord, came, as serv. of Thomas Oliver, 1637, aged 30, from Norwich, Eng. His w. d. 23 Aug 1642.
- THOMAS, Marshfield, or Duxbury, perhaps s. of the first John, m. 17 Aug 1654, Joan, or Jane, wid. of Thomas Chillingworth, had Rebecca, b. 1655; but she was his sec. w. and d. 4 Sept. 1684. By former w. he had John, Samuel, Sarah, and perhaps others, and d. 1692. After rem. to Middleborough was a capt. and majistr. Mather tells of his giving insight. into Ind. witchcraft. Magn. VI. 52. Thirteen of his name had been gr. at Yale 1828; of wh. Rev. Naphtali, who d. 25 Nov. 1780, was Presid. from 1766 to 77.