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 Joel Jesse Doolittle

Joel Jesse Doolittle

Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Death 15 Apr 1913 (aged 86)
Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Burial Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Plot E-196-4
Memorial ID 59005769 · View Source
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1922 Idaho death certificate #4778

Joel Jesse Doolittle
Musician, music and voice teacher

1850 Census Bureau, Illinois,
Joel J Doolittle, 23 farmer
Mary E Doolittle, 19
Living next to parents

1860 Census Nebraska, Livingston, Illinois
Joel A Doolittle 34
Mary E Doolittle 29
Clement Doolittle 10
Mary J Young 16
John Bishop 21

1870 Census Princeton, Bureau, Illinois
Joel Doolittle 45, music teacher
Mary Doolittle 40
Clement Doolittle 17, store clerk
Selby Doolittle 3

1880 Census, Streator, La Salle, Illinois
Joel J. Doolittle 53, tombstone manuf.
Mary E Doolittle 49,
Selby J Doolittle 13, son
--Also living with family
Henry Clement Doolittle 29, son, marble cutter
Caroline Doolittle 27, daughter-in-law
Merton Doolittle 4
Harry C Doolittle 1

1900 Census, Cumberland, Barron, Wisc.
Joel J Doolittle 73
Mary E Doolittle 68, 4 children, 3 living
--Living with son and family
Selby Doolittle 33, house carpenter
Maud A Doolittle 19,
Clarence V Doolittle 1

1905 State Census Cumberland Barron, Wisc
Joel J Doolittle 78
Mary E Doolittle 72

1910 Census, Intermountain, Ada, Idaho
Joel J Doolittle, 80, delivery meat market
Mary E Doolittle, 78, 5 children, 2 living.
Living at 2015 16th Street.

1913 Obituary:
Joel J Doolittle, age 86, passed away Tuesday night at 10 o'clock at the family home, 1715 North Sixteenth street, after a brief illness.

Mr Doolittle was born in Rochester, N. Y., and started west to Chicago when that city was a village of 500 people. He was a vocal music teacher of ability. Since coming to Boise seven years ago he had led a retired life.

He leaves a wife and two sons, S J and H C Doolittle, all of Boise.

The funeral will be held from Fry & Summers' chapel Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. A J Sullens officiating. Interment in Morris Hill.

Idaho Statesman; April 16, 1913, Page 3.

Five children

Father: Joel D. Doolittle, b. Hartford, Conn.
Mother: Deborah Wilcox, b. New York
Brother: William W Doolittle
Colonial ancestor Abraham Doolittle

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joel Jesse Doolittle (1 Dec 1826–15 Apr 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59005769, citing Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by NevadaGirl (contributor 47356199) .