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George Doty
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Birth: Oct. 31, 1843
Pittston Township
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 1928

GEORGE DOTY, a prominent farmer of Huntington township, P.O. Town Hill, was born
October 31, 1843 in Pittston township, and is a son of Jonas and Janet
(Campbell) Doty, natives of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and of English and
Scotch origin, respectively; the father was a farmer, and died August 28, 1886,
aged seventy-eight years. He was a son of David and Sybill (Clark) Doty, natives
of New York and Pennsylvania, respectively, the former being also a farmer by
occupation. Our subject is the third in a family of ten children, eight of whom
are living. He was reared on a farm, educated in the common schools and New
Columbus Academy, and when twenty-one years of age enlisted in Company H, One
Hundred and Ninety-eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers; he served with his regiment
until the close of the war, and was discharged in June, 1865, at Arlington
Heights, Va. He then returned to his native county, and attended school one year
and then farmed on rented land until 1889, when he purchased his present farm
one and one-half miles southwest from Town Hill postoffice, containing 171
acres. He was married, January 1, 1874 to Alice Heath, daughter of Israel and
Catherine (Kesler) Heath, natives of Pennsylvania, and of English and German
origin, respectively; she is the third of a family of seven children and was
born June 19, 1853. This union was blessed with one child, Edith A., born
January 30, 1887. Mr. Doty is independent in his political views and is one of
the sound men in his section.

History of Luzerne County Pennsylvania
H. C. Bradsby, Editor
S. B. Nelson & Co., Publishers, 1893
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jonas Doty (1808 - 1886)
  Jennet Campbell Doty (____ - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucinda Alice Heath Doty (1853 - 1939)
 
 Children:
  Dora May Doty (1875 - 1877)*
  Edith Alice Doty Hayman (1887 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary M. Doty (____ - 1847)*
  Eugene Doty (____ - 1852)*
  George Doty (1843 - 1928)
  Sarah Elizabeth Doty Rozelle (1850 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dodson Cemetery
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: kathie martin
Record added: Oct 20, 2006
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George Doty
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Rest in Peace.
- Randy and Debbi Rozelle
 Added: Apr. 5, 2013

- Clare Bradley
 Added: Jun. 15, 2012
 
 
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