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Anson Orsum Doolittle was the son of James Rood Doolittle and Mary Lovinia Cuttings Doolittle. He attended University of Michigan from 1860-1861, but did not graduate. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the 37th Wisconsin Infantry from 1861-1865. He married Elizabeth Starr Jones in 1862. He resided in Charles City, Iowa, after the war where he was a farmer. Frances "Fanny" Seward references seeing Mr. Doolittle and his son while in Washington, D.C. in her 1858-1859 diary. Anson may have been the son she referenced.

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Anson Orsum Doolittle was the son of James Rood Doolittle and Mary Lovinia Cuttings Doolittle. He attended University of Michigan from 1860-1861, but did not graduate. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the 37th Wisconsin Infantry from 1861-1865. He married Elizabeth Starr Jones in 1862. He resided in Charles City, Iowa, after the war where he was a farmer. Frances "Fanny" Seward references seeing Mr. Doolittle and his son while in Washington, D.C. in her 1858-1859 diary. Anson may have been the son she referenced.

Citation Type: 
Book or Book Chapter
Book or Monograph Title: 
Catalogue of Graduates, Non-graduates, Officers, and Members of the Faculty
Author(s) or Editor(s): 
University of Michigan
Publisher Location: 
Ann Arbor, MI
Publisher Name: 
University of Michigan
Year: 
1923
Start Page: 
329
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Citation Type: 
Book or Book Chapter
Book or Monograph Title: 
The Doolittle Family of America, Vol. IV
Author(s) or Editor(s): 
William Frederick Doolittle
Publisher Location: 
Cleveland, OH
Publisher Name: 
The Sayers & Waite Publishing Co.
Year: 
1904
Start Page: 
711
Citation for Birth Info:
Citation Type: 
Book or Book Chapter
Book or Monograph Title: 
The Doolittle Family in America, Part IV
Author(s) or Editor(s): 
William Frederick Doolittle
Publisher Location: 
Cleveland, OH
Publisher Name: 
The Sayers and Waite Printing Co.
Year: 
1904
Start Page: 
711
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Citation URL: 
Ancestry.com
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Ancestry.com
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Citation Notes: 
Source Information Ancestry.com. Iowa, U.S., Cemetery Records, 1662-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000. Original data: Works Project Administration. Graves Registration Project. Washington, D.C.: n.p., n.d..