Dr. Mordecai Edward Doughty

3 July 1875–3 February 1935 (Age 59)
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Mordecai Edward

When Dr. Mordecai Edward Doughty was born on 3 July 1875, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, his father, James Mordecai Doughty, was 21 and his mother, Nancy Hazeltine Hinton, was 22. He had at least 1 son with Blanche G Gregory. He lived in Dundee, Geneva, Alabama, United States in 1910 and Slocomb, Geneva, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 3 February 1935, in Dothan, Houston, Alabama, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Dothan City Cemetery, Dothan, Houston, Alabama, United States.

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Dr. Mordecai Edward Doughty
Blanche G Gregory
Milton Edward Doughty

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 1
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn
Age 1
An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 21
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a powerful or brave man, especially a champion jouster, from Middle English do(u)ghti, douti, dighti (Old English dohtig, dyhtig) ‘bold, brave, strong; worthy; excellent’.

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

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Sources (9)

  • De Mollecai E Doughty, "United States Census, 1930"
  • M E Doughty in entry for Milton E Doughty and Sarah Barfield, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • M. E. Doughty, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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