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 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.