The Ancestors of Brian Doig

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  • ID: I16
  • Name: Edwin Murray DOIG
  • Surname: Doig
  • Given Name: Edwin Murray
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 16 Feb 1849 in Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
  • Death: 26 Feb 1936 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA of arteriosclerosis, myocardial failure, & chronic intestinal nephretis
  • Burial: 28 Feb 1936 Pacific Crest Cemetery, Los Angeles Co., CA
  • _UID: 1B43EFA4457BD511AA294445535400009A1B
  • Note:
    Edwin moved with his family From Lowville to Boonville, NY in 1851. Edwin and his brother Leo nard moved out of the household about 1869. In 1870 he worked in a hardware shop and boarde d with his brother at the Orrin A. North family and 3 others in New Britain, Hartford Co., C T (page 124). In 1880 he lived in Bridgeport, Fairfield Co., CT (page 553) with the Carolin e Darby household.

    Edwin and Isabell lived in Bridgeport, CT at 171 Barnum Street in 1881. Edwin was listed a s a die maker. They moved to Denver, CO in 1884. In 1886 he was a machinist for W. E. Scot t & Co., residing at 386 27th Street, Denver. In 1887 he had move to 1701 Champa. In 1888 h e was a foreman for th Economic Light Co., residing at 2239 Franklin. In 1889 he was a machin ist for Dimon & Johnston. In 1890 to 1893 he lived at 2623 High Street, Denver and was a fore man for Dimon & Johnson Manufacturing. In 1894 he worked for Dimon & Adams Mfg. In 1895 and 1 896 he was a foreman for Vulcan Iron Works. In 1897 he moved to 764 S. Grant Avenue, moving t o 824 S. Sherman Way in 1898. In 1902 he went to work for F. M. David Iron Works. In 1903 h e established the Doig-Stivers Mfg. Co. at 1932 Curtis, Denver, in partnership with John O. S tivers; in 1905 they moved the business to 1829 Arapahoe. In 1906 Edwain moved the family t o 2128 California. In 1907 he went back to work for the Vulcan Iron Works. In 1908 he roome d at 1637 Court Place. In 1909 Edwin was an electrician for Queen City Vibrator Co. and roome d at 7 19th Avenue. In 1910 he was a machinist for L. B. Mattison & Co. In 1911 he had a mach ine shop at 1120 California and roomed at 639 17th Avenue. In 1912 he ran E. M. Doig & Co. a t 1449 Court Place, rooming at 1415 Cleveland Place. In 1913 and 1914 he roomed at 1415 Cleve land Place, moving to 2330 Glenarm Place in 1915 and 853 Ogden in 1916.

    Annual Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the year 1892:
    Doig, Edwin M. (See Blake, Smith, and Doig) following:
    Blake, Isaac E., G. E. Smith, and E. M. Doig, Denver, Colo. Lamp, Patent #482,290, recorded S ept. 6, 1892.
    Doig, Edwin M. assignor of one-fourth to W. J. McKerley, Denver Colo. Lubricator for trolleys , Patent #466,737, recorded Jan. 5, 1892.

    Edwin loved to go camping and trout fishing. Edwin worked as a mechanic, and owned his own m achine shop in Denver until he retired in 1916.

    Notice in "The Trenton Times," Trenton, NJ, 24 Aug 1899:
    Edward M. Doig and son, of Denver, Colorado, who have been visiting Mr. Doig's brother-in-law , ex-Councilman Charles H. Fenimore, have gone to Bridgeport, Conn., his former home.

    In 1919 the family moved to Los Angeles, CA, and then to San Diego, CA for a year. In 1920 t hey returned to Los Angeles. In later years Edwin like to play cribbage. He was independen t and refused to use a cane when he had difficulty walking.

    Obituary: "Final Services Held for Edwin Doig, Local Resident - Funeral services were held Fe bruary 28 at the Southwest mortuary for Edwin Murray Doig, 88, a resident of the Southwest fo r a number of years. He was formerly of Denver, Colorado. Surviving Mr. Doig are a son Edwi n Fennamore; two grandsons, Albert Edwin and Frank Finnamore; and a grandson Dale Edwin, al l of the Southwest, and Arthur Murray Doig, son, and William Murray Doig, grandson, both of S an Diego."

    Edwin was cremated.
  • Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:05

    Father: James DOIG b: 30 May 1808 in Washington Co., NY
    Mother: Betsey MURRAY b: 26 May 1821 in Cayuga, Cayuga Co., NY

    Marriage 1 Isabel M. (Isabella, Bell) FENIMORE b: 9 Mar 1853 in Chesterfield, Burlington Co., NJ
    • Married: 1 Sep 1880 in Bridgeport, Fairfield Co., CT
    1. Has No Children Infant DOIG b: 1881 in Bridgeport, Fairfield Co., CT
    2. Has No Children Arthur DOIG b: ABT 1884 in CO
    3. Has Children Edwin Fenimore DOIG b: 14 Mar 1886 in Denver, Arapahoe Co, CO
    4. Has Children Arthur Murray DOIG b: 24 Oct 1888 in Denver, Arapahoe Co., CO
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