The journalist, Isaac Doolittle, was born on August 13, 1721. He got married on November 10.1743 to Sarah Todd. They had a daughter, Abigail Doolittle, she was born on October 3, 1749. Issac Doolittle was the son of Joseph Doolittle and Elisabeth Holt. He owned a store were he would sell and repair watches, his store was near a college in New Haven. In his shop Doolittle invented the very first printing press.