Harry Asbury Doty was born 10 September 1883 in Burlington, Kane County, Illinois, United States to Franklin Bake Doty (1850-1935) and Esther Ann Davison (1853-1920) and died 28 October 1969 of unspecified causes. He married Sara C. Ashelford (1887-1958) 4 May 1905 . Ancestors are from the United States, Ireland, Switzerland.
Harry Doty was a farmer who in 1920 owned his home in Mayfield Township of Dekalb County, Illinois. Later he owned a farm with Oscar Gallois, husband of his sister Daisy. Harry Doty speculated in land for natural gas production. In later life he lived in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Harry and Sadie Doty had no children.