Benjamin Doty

7 May 1755–17 April 1835 (Age 79)
Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Doty was born on 7 May 1755, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Silas Doty Sr, was 33 and his mother, Susannah Bump Doty, was 30. He married Eleanor Chapman about 1778. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 17 April 1835, in Austerlitz, Columbia, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Green River, Hillsdale, Columbia, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Doty
Abalena Saxton
Marriage: about 1792
Mary Doty
Ebenezer Potter Doty
Frances "Fanny" Doty

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1792
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 21
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 21
    New York is the 11th state.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 42
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    Name Meaning

    English: probably a variant of Doughty . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.History: Edward Doty (c. 1600–55) was one of the passengers on the Mayflower, a servant of Stephen Hopkins. He became comparatively wealthy and moved to Duxbury MA, where he left nine children.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (8)

    • Benjamin Doty, "United States Census, 1810"
    • Benjamin Doty, "United States Census, 1800"
    • Benjamin Doty, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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