biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
AUGUSTUS C. DOZE, of Union Township, is a native of France. He was born July 12, 1823, and is a son of John C. and Mary (Barbara) Doze, natives of France, who were there married. The subject of this sketch, Augustus C. Doze, emigrated with his parents in the year 1858, America, came at once to this county and settled in Union Township with them. His father died in the year 1862, and his mother in the year 1865. In the year 1850 Mr. Doze was united in marriage to Miss Elizabeth Bass, a native of Indiana, and the daughter of William and Margaret Bass. By this union there have been seven children born: Martha is the wife of John H. Harbour of this county: Mary E. is at home; Margaret is the wife of Frank Fauquier, and resides in this county; John W., Lizzie, Robert and Estella are at home. Upon coming to this county Mr. Doze entered 200 acres of land, sold it, and then purchased his present home farm of 240 acres. This is in a very high state of cultivation and all improvements are of the best class. He engages in mixed farming and stock-raising, and has been very successful in both branches of his business. He is a No. 1 citizen in all respects, and one who enjoys fully the confidence and regard of an extended circle of friends and acquaintances. He is a man of unusual energy and great force of character, is possessed of more than ordinary ability and thoroughly posted in the topics of the times. In his political relations he is a member of the National Greenback party, and a leading and influential member of that organization.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy