Doolittle, William B.

Born: 1820-XX-XX Ohio

Died: 1854-07-12 Tazewell County, Illinois

Doolittle lived in Tazewell County as early as 1836. In 1850, William Doolittle lived with his brother Irwin Doolittle and his family. Both men were farmers and each owned real estate valued at approximately $7,000. Doolittle was a party to several cases with Abraham Lincoln.

Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Tazewell County, 69:51, 92, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Tazewell County, IL, 108; For cases involving Doolittle, search, "Doolittle, William B.," Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009),; Gravestone, Haynes Cemetery, Tazewell County, IL.