Francis W. Doolittle

20 March 1886–14 January 1954 (Age 67)
Deadwood, Lawrence, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Francis W.

When Francis W. Doolittle was born on 20 March 1886, in Deadwood, Lawrence, South Dakota, United States, his father, Walter Fields Doolittle, was 41 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth Smart, was 36. He married Anne Ellen Bowman in 1909. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Lakeside, Sheridan, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Pennington, South Dakota, United States in 1945. He died on 14 January 1954, in Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Whitewood, Lawrence, South Dakota, United States.

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Francis W. Doolittle
Anne Ellen Bowman
Marriage: 1909
Francis Eugene Doolittle

Spouse and Children

South Dakota, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Walter Fields Doolittle


    Anna Elizabeth Smart




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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 4

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.

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a lazy man, from Middle English do ‘do’ + little ‘little’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Francis W Doolittle, "South Dakota, State Census, 1945"
  • Francis Doolittle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Francis W Doolittle in household of Walter F Doolittle, "United States Census, 1900"

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