Benjamin Doty

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

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Doty was born on 7 May 1755, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Silas Doty, was 33 and his mother, Susannah Bumpas, 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 P. Doty
Fanny Doty

Spouse and Children

about 1792



    Ebenezer P. Doty


    Fanny Doty


Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

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 an early variant of Doughty .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Doty, "New York, Cemetery Abstracts, 1800-1965"
  • Benjamin Doty, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Benjamin Doty, "Find A Grave Index"

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