Joshua Eugene Doughty

5 February 1889–25 May 1971 (Age 82)

The Life of Joshua Eugene

When Joshua Eugene Doughty was born on 5 February 1889, his father, James Preston Doughty (Doty), was 48 and his mother, Mariah Caroline Ellis, was 40. He had at least 2 sons with Grace M. Bruce. He lived in Osage Township, Allen, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 May 1971, at the age of 82.

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Joshua Eugene Doughty
Grace M. Bruce
Glendon Leon Doughty
Eldon Travis Doughty

Spouse and Children



    Glendon Leon Doughty


    Eldon Travis Doughty


Parents and Siblings

    James Preston Doughty (Doty)





    Florence Jane Doughty


    Elizabeth Ann "Lizzie" Doughty


    James Ora Doughty




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish (also established in Ireland, especially Dublin): nickname for a powerful or brave man, especially a champion jouster, from Middle English doughty, Old English dohtig, dyhtig ‘valiant’, ‘strong’.

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

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Story Highlight

Notes to Nayda from Nayda

Just a Note my mother (Nadyne Doughty Reed) wrote. My mother said Joshua Eugene Doughty and Grace Bruce had 2 sons. Would have to be verified. Leon Doughty might not be correct. Says he was born 1912. …

Sources (3)

  • Eugene J Doughty in household of J P Doughty, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eugene Doughty in household of James P Doughty, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joshua Eug Doughty, "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998"

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