Happy 177th Birthday, Mary Malvina Doying Botsford!

Mary Malvinia Doying Botsford

Mary Malvina Doying was born 177 years ago, 11 December 1843, in Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada, to James and Georgia Scott Doying. By 8 September 1867, she had migrated to Tuscola County, Michigan where she married Simeon Botsford, the son of Simeon, Jr. and Mary Ann Delling Botsford, my first cousin, 4 times removed.

Simeon Botsford, III

Simeon was the grandson of Simeon and Esther Clark Botsford, my 4 times great grandparents.

The couple spent their lives farming in Tuscola County, Michian and raise two daughters: Almena (1869), and Alma (1875). Mary died on 8 February 1909 and was laid to rest at the North Dover Cemetery. Clayton, Lenawee, Michigan. Simeon would follow beside her on 30 November 1926.

About Pat Shaul

Genealogist / Family Historian; Blog started as a record of my Grandfather's post card collection which ran for 15 months. Then, in June, 2017, I changed over to reporting and commenting on notifications from the ANCESTRY app "We're Related" I then started to provide snippets into ancestor biographies on the dates that were significant anniversaries.
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