Arza Carl Doty

7 August 1877–
Homer, Calhoun, Michigan, United States

The Life of Arza Carl

When Arza Carl Doty was born on 7 August 1877, in Homer, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, his father, John Allen Doty, was 48 and his mother, Emmarita D Price, was 45. He married Blanche E. Parsons on 21 December 1896, in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Newton Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Arza Carl Doty
Blanche E. Parsons
Marriage: 21 December 1896
Lydia V. Doty
Lewis Doty
Paul Doty
Lucy Fern Doty
Walter Doty
Donald Clare Doty
Nellie M Doty
Leslie W Doty

Spouse and Children

21 December 1896
Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States


    Lydia V. Doty



    Lucy Fern Doty


    Walter Doty


    Donald Clare Doty


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Allen Doty


    Emmarita D Price




    Cornelia Doty


    Mary Doty


    Benjamin J Doty


    Harlow E Doty


    Netty A Doty


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 2

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 31

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: probably an early variant of Doughty .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arza Doty, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Arza C Doty in household of John Doty, "United States Census, 1880"
  • A C Doty, "United States Census, 1910"

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