Chauncey Butler Doolittle
 (1803 - 1863 )


He was one of eight children of Ezra Jared Doolittle and Abigail Bullen who first resided in Kirkland, Oneida County, New York and later in Oswego, New York where Chauncey was born on 23 March, 1803.

 Chauncey married Delight A Dean in about 1842. They were the parents of five children. Chauncey was in the dairy business and gardening on a large scale. He died on Christmas day in 1873.

The Doolittle family arrived in the American Colonies in the early 1600's. settling first in New Haven, Connecticut and this branch later relocating to New York state. Their ancestors have roots in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England as early as 1525.
They (and we) are distant cousins of the famed flyer and US Army officer, Jimmy Doolittle with the nearest common relative in Abraham Doolittle (1649 - 1732)
 For the Pedigree Chart of the family click here.