Peculiar indeed Melissa. His father (Charles A. Doughty died the year Charles H. was born). Here is what I have been able to find posted on a Doughty website -
*Note: Charles was, indeed, born a Doughty, as evidenced by the Brunswick Town Records, listing he and his sister, as children of Charles Doughty and Susan Chase.
Record of Death from MVR
Died: 54 Free Street, Saco, ME
Born: Oct 10, 1857 Brunswick, ME
Name of Father: Enoch Coburn Born: Brunswick [note - adoptive father?]
Name of Mother: - Chase Born: Brunswick
Undertaker: Harry Quimby
Charles H. Coburn, Stricken with Shock, Dies at Home in Saco
Charles H. Coburn, well known resident of Saco, died suddenly this noon at his home at the corner of Free and Common streets, that city. He was stricken with a shock at the office of the Saco street commissioner on Thornton avenue about 10.15 this forenoon. He was removed to his home, where he failed rapidly until about noon when he died. He age was about 70 years.
Mr. Coburn had been in the employ of the Saco street department for a number of years. He was formerly Sunday police officer at Camp Ellis.
For many years Mr. Coburn had been an active member of Shawakatoe Tribe of Red Men of Saco. He was much interested in the order and had occupied a number of offices in Shawakotoe Tribe.
He is survived by a wife, three sons and four daughters.
Announcement of the funeral will be made later.
-Biddeford Daily Journal, January 6, 1926
More About Charles H. Doughty:
AKA (2): Charles H. Coburn
Burial: June 8, 1926, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saco, Maine
Cause of Death (2): Arterio Sclerosis
Census 1: 1860, Brunswick, Cumberland Co., Maine33
Census 2: 1870, Brunswick, Cumberland Co., Maine34
Census 3: 1900, High St, Saco, York Co., Maine35
Census 4: 1910, Commercial St, Ward 2, Saco, York Co., Maine36
Occupation: 1906, Loom Fixer37
Residence: 1906, 2 Gray Ave, Saco, Maine37
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