Everett Sylvester Doty was born 10 September 1914 in McHenry County, Illinois, United States to Sylvester Sylvanis Doty (1885-1953) and Emma Augusta Kiel (1890-1983) and died 28 April 1974 in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, United States of unspecified causes. He married Lucille Barbara Mengs (1914-1976) 22 June 1934 in Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois, United States. Ancestors are from the United States, Germany, Prussia, Ireland, Switzerland.

Everett Doty enlisted in the United States Marines on August 15, 1940. He was sent for training to San Diego, California. On October 14, 1940, he shipped out aboard the aircraft carrier Saratoga for Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He was at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, when it was bombed by the Japanese. He served in the Pacific during World War II until he was wounded in action, at which time he was a sergeant. He received the purple heart for his sacrifice.[1]


Offspring of Everett Sylvester Doty and Lucille Barbara Mengs (1914-1976)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thomas Everett Doty (1946-2005)
Jerome Baxter Doty (1947)


  1. ^ U.S. Marine Corps Muster Rolls, 1893-1940. Provo UT:The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.

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