Harold Adelbert Doty

11 May 1901–9 September 1953 (Age 52)
Lake Village, Newton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Harold Adelbert

When Harold Adelbert Doty was born on 11 May 1901, in Lake Village, Newton, Indiana, United States, his father, William Oliver Doty, was 30 and his mother, Alta Blanch Cool, was 22. He married Rosa Anna Wasson on 23 January 1921, in Cass Lake, Cass, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States in 1935 and Powers Township, Cass, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 9 September 1953, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey, California, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Pine River, Cass, Minnesota, United States.

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Harold Adelbert Doty
Rosa Anna Wasson
Marriage: 23 January 1921
Audrey Leona Doty
Robert Harold Doty

Spouse and Children

23 January 1921
Cass Lake, Cass, Minnesota, United States


    Audrey Leona Doty


    Robert Harold Doty


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 5

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1915 · Home of the Federal Reserve Bank for the Ninth District

Age 14

The first building for the Federal Reserve bank in Minneapolis was completed in 1915 and was a peculiar structure. It had no windows on the lower walls close to the street and later, a small skyscraper was added to the top. It was created to serve the states of Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, and the northern parts of Wisconsin and Michigan. Even though it covers a wide area, it serves the smallest population base of the entire reserve system. Today the Federal Reserve is housed in three buildings that are housed a few blocks away from each other.

Name Meaning

English: probably an early variant of Doughty .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold A Doty, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Harold Doty, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold L Doty in household of William O Doty, "United States Census, 1910"

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