Charles P. Dority biography

CHARLES P. DORITY, born April 18, 1822, in New York State. Moved from there into Michigan in 1853 and remained until 1860, when he settled in Adams Township (then Carey Township), where he has remained since. Married June 1, 1840, to Olive Bates, who was born in New York State. Have had twelve children, seven of whom are living.

Source: Clark Waggoner, ed., History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio Illustrated (New York: Munsell & Company, Publishers, 1888), p. 2.