Milo Thomas Doak

3 April 1848–29 July 1929 (Age 81)
Racine, Meigs, Ohio, United States

The Life of Milo Thomas

When Milo Thomas Doak was born on 3 April 1848, in Racine, Meigs, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas Doak, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Laughlin, was 35. He married Caroline Olivia Wood on 12 April 1879. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Elk Creek Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1860. He died on 29 July 1929, in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Milo Thomas Doak
Caroline Olivia Wood
Marriage: 12 April 1879
Leta Elnora Doak
Nena Blanche Doak
Harold Bryan Doak

Spouse and Children

12 April 1879


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Doak


    Sarah Laughlin




    Robert Doak


    Mary Jane Doak



    Matilda Doak


    Margaret Doak


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 9

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Doig .2 Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dabhóc ‘son of Dabhóc’, a pet form of David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Milo Doake in household of Thomas Doake, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mila Doak, "Nebraska, State Census, 1885"
  • Milo Doak, "United States Census, 1900"

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