CHARLES P. DOBLE, stock dealer and trainer at Apalachin, was born at Trenton, N. J., July 27, 1855, a son of
William H. and Lina Doble. His father was the proprietor of an extensive stock farm and owner of many noted fast
horses. Mr. Doble at an early age left school and entered business on his father's farm. Devoted to the horse,
he soon became a proficient driver, and at the age of fifteen years began business for himself as a trainer of
trotting horses. In this capacity, and in company with his brother, Budd Doble, he has had in his care some of
the fastest trotting horses 'of the present age. In 1875 Mr. Doble came to Tioga county, locating at Apalachin,
where he became trainer of the fast horses of Gen. Benj. F. Tracy's Marshland stock farm. He remained there eight
years, when he removed to Owego. Two years later he went west with his brother, Budd Doble, remaining six years.
Returning to Apalachan in 1895, he opened a stable and began training a large string of horses. On April 30, 1882
Mr. Doble was married with Mary M. Diugman, daughter of Abram and Adaline (Hill) Dingman, of Campville. She was
born March 3, 1857, at Campville. Mr. Doble is a member of Friendship lodge, No. 153, F. & A. M., of Owego.
N. Y., and Els-Kwa-Ta-Wa tribe, No. 261, I. O. R. M., of Apalachin.
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?
Tioga County, NY
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