Biography of Lewis H. Doty
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LEWIS H. DOTY, a native of Johnson County, Ind., was born May 20, 1847. He was reared in Johnson County, and March 11, 1865, enlisted in Company E, Thirty third Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, and was in the service about six months. He was married in Shelby County, Ind., September 10, 1866, to Miss Maria Barnnore. After his marriage, he located in Jay County, Ind., and engaged in farming. Here his wife died November 24, 1868, leaving one child, Samuel H. Mr. Doty then returned to Johnson County and engaged in farming. He was next married, April 3, 1870, in Johnson County, Ind., to Miss Emma Hoyt. They have four children, Flora A., Addie B., Robert E. and Carrie B. In 1874, he sold his farm in Johnson County, came to Tipton County, and purchased thirty eight acres in Cicero Township, Section 27. His farm is composed of fertile soil, is well drained, and has twenty five acres under cultivation. Mr. Doty is a prominent farmer, and an active member of the Democratic party.

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Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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