Mellie is listed on the 1900 Eastland County Texas census with her mother, Nancy E. Doty, born Nov 1851,age 48 and widowed.Had 8 children/ but 4 living.Nancy was listed as a washerwoman and was born in Ms as well as her parents were born in Ms.The children listed their father as being born in Ms.
Mellie as well as other siblings were:
Mellie Doty, August 1888, age 11, born in Tx Mark Doty, April 1887, age 13, born in Tx. Susie Doty, April 1890, age 10, born in Tx. Lou Doty, April 1892, age 8, born in Tx.
Mellie Doty married Alonzo E. Whitworth in Bosque County, Texas.