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The Doub family is believed to be a French family that emigrated from the Moselle region of France, in the time of the revocation of the Edict of Nantes (1685), and settled in Germany.

There are several branches of the Doub family, but the two earliest branches are the Maryland Doubs and the North Carolina Doubs.

A Doub family member, John Nicholas Daub (or Taub), came with his wife and family to the New World in 1752, spreading widely in mid-Atlantic colonial America.

  • John Nicholas Doub (March 19, 1722, Minfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate – 1790, Frederick County, Maryland). He was the ninth and last child of Hans Ludwig Daub (1677 – October 2, 1730, Minfeld) and Maria Juliana Gros. He married (February 7, 1741) to Anna Maria König.
  • Anna Maria König (July 31, 1718, Minfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate – before 1790, Frederick County, Maryland), wife of John Nicholas Doub, was the daughter of Frantz König and Rahel Bucke.
  •  :They came from Germany to Frederick Co. with three children:
    • Johann Jacob Doub (February 27, 1744, Minfeld – 1824, Frederick Co).
    • Maria Elizabeth (May 21, 1746, Minfeld – September 28, 1765, Frederick Co); married to Valentine Lingenfelter.
    • Catharine Magdalena (born June 8, 1749, Minfeld).
  •  :Their fourth child, Maria Magdalena (born January 22, 1756) in Frederick Co., Maryland.

Another Doub, Johan Doub, was born March 27, 1742 in Littfred (now Kreutzal), Germany. He married Mary Eve Spainhour, daughter of Jacobus Wernhardt Spainhour and Elizabeth Lohner, and died October 20, 1814 in Vienna, Forsyth Co., North Carolina.

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