George W. Doolittle was the husband of Lillie May Thomas. Lillie was the daughter of Joel B. Thomas, the grand-daughter of Beriah Ransom Thomas, and the great-grand-daughter of Charles H. Thomas.
[Joel B Thomas, Amy Thomas, Laura Spaulding, Ila Thomas, Lillie Thomas (clockwise from back left). Courtesy of Suzanne Trifilo.]
I’m posting this because so many of my family members are mentioned in the article:
Mrs. Doolittle (Lillie May Thomas)
Mr. & Mrs. J.B. Thomas (Joel B. Thomas and wife Laura Spaulding)
Alfred E. Spaulding (Laura’s nephew)
William A Spaulding (ditto)
Edgar Jerome Spaulding (ditto)
Roy & Merton Doolittle (sons of George W Doolittle and Lillie May Thomas)
Mrs. Bentley & Daughter (Emma Wright Bentley, sister of George’s first wife Lola Wright, and her daughter Bessie or Bertha).
Una Doolittle (daughter of George W Doolittle and Lillie May Thomas, 16 years old at the time)
Mrs. J. W. Thomas (Emily “Emma” Burrows, wife of Joel Wells Thomas)
Mrs. William Lee (Carrie Thomas, daughter of Joel Wells Thomas)
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Thomas (Horace Luther Thomas and his wife Anna Clifford)