Cecil Doty

21 October 1897–19 July 1983 (Age 85)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Cecil

When Cecil Doty was born on 21 October 1897, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, William Rosamond "Will" Doty, was 27 and her mother, Cora Belle Mills, was 24. She married Samuel Coleman Foote on 23 July 1917, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1915 and Lake Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1950. She died on 19 July 1983, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85.

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Samuel Coleman Foote
Cecil Doty
Marriage: 23 July 1917
Eva Bell Elizabeth Foote
Eva Bell Elizabeth Foote
Fred William Adelbert Foote
Everett Samuel Foote
Darrell Dean Foote
Arlene A Foote
Violet Germaine Foote
Norma Jean Foote
Paul Elias Foote
Opal Irene Foote
Mona Foote
Roy Lee Foote

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 July 1917Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
    Age 16
    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
    Age 23
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    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 (29)

    • Cecil Doty in entry for Opal Irene Foote, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"
    • Cecil Foote in household of Samuel Foote, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Cecil Doty in entry for Evert Samuel Foote, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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