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George Doty
  • Born: 6 Oct 1815, Canandaigua NY
  • Died: 29 Aug 1906, Detroit MI

  General notes:

Jeweler and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark
  • He worked circa 1835 as a watchmaker in Buffalo NY
  • He worked circa 1837-1880 as a jeweler and watchmaker in Detroit MI
    His family had come to Detroit in 1826. When of age, he apprenticed to the jeweler's trade in Buffalo NY. He is recorded as a watchmaker in Buffalo c 1835, but he had returned to Detroit by 1837, when he fought in the Canadian Rebellion on the side of the patriots.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Detroit MI, listed as a watchmaker.

  • Advertised in the Johnston's Detroit Directory and Business Advertiser (Detroit MI), 1853,
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Detroit MI, listed as a jeweler.

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