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Notable Descendants

 

Reality TV shows like “Who Do You Think You Are” follow celebrities as they discover their ancestry – sometimes including notable people of the past. Working in the opposite direction, here are some notable descendants of Edward Doty.

Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933)

 


Famous Doty Kin

 

Here are a some Doty kin – in no particular order – who became famous, prominent or notorious.. Go to Wikipedia for their stories.

NameDatesGenerationLife
John Calvin Coolidge, Jr.1872-193310th Gen.Governor of Massachusetts; 30th President of the United States
Eliphalet Remington1793-1861?Inventor; Founder of Remington Arms Co.
James Duane Doty1799-18657th Gen.Territorial Governor of Wisconsin; Congressman
James Warren1726-1808

 

(Plymouth)

4th Gen.Paymaster General of Continental Army
James Otis, Sr.1702-1778

 

(Barnstable)

4th Gen.Attorney General of Massachusetts Province
James Otis, Jr.1725-1783

 

(Barnstable)

5th Gen.Revolutionary War Patriot
Samuel Allyn Oits

 

 

1740-18145th Gen.Revolutionary War Patriot; Secretary of U.S. Senate
Mercy Otis Warren1728-18145th Gen.Revolutionary

 

War Propagandist

Harrison Gray Otis1765-18486th Gen.Federalist Party Leader; U.S. Senator; Mayor of Boston
Sile (Silas) Doty1801-18767th Gen.Outlaw

 


 

 

Do you know of any other famous Doty kin? If Wikipedia lists his/her story, then we’d like to list him/her here.

 

Doty Soldiers, Sailors & Airmen

Doty kin have served in the military from the founding of our country: Samuel Doty, Edward’s son, served as a lieutenant in the Piscataway (NJ) Militia Company. Here are those in Edward’s Tree whom we have identified as soldiers, sailors, and airmen.

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Doty Ministers

Many Doty kin became preachers in their day. Here are those in Edward’s Tree whom we have identified as “men of the cloth”.

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Doty Places in America

The following places in America are named “Doty” (although we don’t know which, if any, are named after Edward’s descendants). Do you know anything about them?

  • Doty County, Minnesota – former name of St. Louis County (Duluth)
  • Doty, Michigan – named after Marcus A Doty
  • Doty, Nebraska – post office from 1881-1902
  • Doty, Oklahoma
  • Doty, Washington – named after C.A. Doty, sawmill operator
  • Doty Hills, Washington
  • Doty, Wisconsin
  • Doty Island, Wisconsin – named after James Duane Doty (see above)