This is a duplicate posting which I posted to another of your queries.Since that posting was placed a while back, I thought I would duplicate it here so that the other researchers you are in contact with might find it here also.I apologize if this bothers you.
This information is from a biography on some of the people in Coles County published in 1887. I have not verified its accuracy.
(NOTE: the 1860 Coles lists Levi at age 52 as being born in KY)
Levi Doty, a resident of Coles County Illinois was born in Butler County Ohio 1/26/1806 the son of John and Anna (Mann) Doty. His parents were natives of Maryland where his fathers death occurred. In 1826 Levi moved to Coles with his widowed mother. The parental family consists of: Levi, Samuel, James, Sarah, Isaac, and Anna. On April 20, 1829 Levi marreid Miss Matilda Phipps who was born in Lawrence County, IND. 10/17/1812. He later married the sister of his former wife, Mrs. Melinda White.
I have information on his wives and their kids. If anyone wants more, I can provide.
This probably is the JW Doty age 38 IL from the 1870. John W. Doty born 3/7/1832 in Lafayette Twp, Coles County IL. Son of James and Mary (Teel) Doty. Married 7/12/1855 to his cousin Miss Melinda Doty, the daughter of Levi and Matilda Doty. On Sept 1, 1858 he was married the second time to his cousin, Miss Amanda Doty the sister of his first wife.
I also have some information on Samuel Doty. Born in Coles County 3/4/1834. Son of James and Mary (Teel) Doty. April 24, 1864 he married to his cousin Mrs. Cynthia (Doty) Parker who was born 8/26/1834 the daughter of Levi and Matlida (Phipps) Doty. She had 3 children from a previous marriage and they had none together.
And another bio for good measure! James Doty b 1/15/1810 in Butler County Ohio the son of John and Anna (Mann) Doty. Married to Miss Mary Teel in 1831. She was born 9/28/1812 in Tennessee daughter of Samuel and Isabelle Teel. She died in 1880. They had eleven children.
This is with regards to John M. Doty - born 12/20/1844 here to Levi and Matilda Doty. Married Miss Mary E.D. Parker 11/13/1864. She the daughter of Fielding and Phoebe (Hughes) Parker born 7/18/1847 in Scott County, KY. Her familiy is of English extraction. In 1866 he removed to Schott County Ky due to his wife's failing health and returned here in 1869. She died 8/30/1884. They had five children, three were still living at the time of this publication. They are Ludie M. Chauncy R. and Bertie.
Hope this helps someone! Email me if you would like more information.