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Re: Levinne H. Doolittle b. 1814
Posted by: Edward Doolittle (ID *****8826) Date: February 26, 2004 at 10:42:34
In Reply to: Re: Levinne H. Doolittle b. 1814 by C. Weller of 788

Thank you for the information.

George Stephen Doolittle b. 27 Feb 1811 Granby, CT
d. 22 Mar 1866 NY
m. 7 Dec 1833
Thankful C Spencer b. 1816 d. 1892

They had:
1.Odelia Serena b. 23 Jan 1835 m. 21 May 1853 Joseph Lamoreaux
2.May Elizabeth b. 26 Jul 1837 m. Burghdinf; she died leaving three children.
3.Caroline Victoria b. 9 Aug 1839 m. 10 Nov 1875 Charles D Zeluff
4. Levinne Eliza b. 13 Nov 1842 m. 20 Aug 1867 James H Brewster.
5. Polly Frances b. 28 Feb 1846 d. 1898
6. Stephen Spencer b. 14 Jul 1855 d. 4 Jul 1856.

Here is what is written in our Doolittle Family History Vol VIII p 1060; "Polly Frances (called Franc) b in Butler 28 Feb 1846; ed at Leavenworth Institute. She first engaged in business with older sis at Howell, Mich for 13 yrs. In 1883 they went to Wolcott, NY & est. milinery business as Doolittle & Brewster (her sis) at 52 E Main St. This they continued very successfully until Franc's death about 1895, when they were employing 5 assistants, & besides a large local trade were shipping finished goods to the far west. She was unmar."
Hope this helps

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