Saturday, June 23, 2012

Surname Saturday - Doolittle

Mary Jane Tucker (b: abt 1838) was the first child of Ezra and Caroline Lanning Tucker. Mary Jane married John Doolittle (b: 1828). John supported his family by farming.  They first lived in Havana, Town of Catherine, Schuyler County, NY, then moved to Veteran, Chemung County, NY. 

Mary Jane and John Doolittle had six children: Jay b: 1863; Frank b: 1865; Frederick b: 1867; Edgar J. b: 1870; Charles J. b: 1873, and Evalina b: 1875.[1]   John Doolittle died July 24, 1891, age 63 years.

Mary Jane then married Clarence Dickens (b: 27 March 1852) on 4 April 1897.[2]

[1] 1880 U.S. Census, Chemung County, NY, Veteran, P. 592D, John Doolittle, digital image, (hppt:// ; accessed 15 June 2012, NARA T9, 1,454 Rolls.
[2] Extracts from A Biographical Record of Schuyler County, NY 1903. 

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