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James Warnock Dougherty

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James Warnock Dougherty

Birth
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
12 Jul 1921 (aged 89)
Sterling, Rice County, Kansas, USA
Burial
Sterling, Rice County, Kansas, USA Add to Map
Plot
191 C
Memorial ID
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Husband of Mary McConnell

(History of Appanoose Co., Ia.)
Dougherty, J. W ., blacksmith, Walnut City; born in Allegheny Co., Penn., in 1832; his father, James, also a blacksmith, emigrated to America, settled in Pennsylvania; two or three years after, sent for the family, all of whom came and settled in Allegheny Co,, where J. W.'s grandfather died at the advanced age of 80 years; his mother was born in Ireland in 1804; when an infant, her parents emigrated to America, settled in Allegheny Co., Penn., and engaged in farming; moved to Mercer Co., where her father died. They married in Allegheny Co. in 1828, followed his trade until 1856, came to Louisa Co., Iowa, and engaged in farming until 1864, when he, at the age of 60, enlisted in the 11th Iowa V. I.; was with Sherman in his Southern campaign, also his march to the sea; mustered out at Washington in 1865, and returned to his home. He, with his son, moved to Monroe Co.; remained one year; came to this county, where he married Mrs. Patten; in 1874, he died at the advanced age of 73 years. J. W. remained at home with the exception of one year spent in Ireland; in 1856, married Miss Mary McConnell; she was born in Westmoreland Co., Penn., in 1836; her father, John McC., was born in Pennsylvania; her mother born in Ireland, ,died in Pennsylvania; her father died in this county, in March, 1868. J. W. engaged in farming for ten years, except in 1862, in North Carolina; was drafted into the service for nine months; spring of 1865, came to Monroe Co., remained one year at his trade; in 1866, came to this county, farmed until 1869, when he removed to his present residence, still retaining his farm of eighty acres, valued at $1,800; also owns his residence and shop and lot, valued at $1,500; they have four children - Mary A. (now Mrs. Patten, a resident of Chariton Tp.), Lydia J., James M. and Sarah A. Neutral in politics; members of the Reformed Presbyterian Church, in which he holds the office of Ruling Elder.

Husband of Mary McConnell

(History of Appanoose Co., Ia.)
Dougherty, J. W ., blacksmith, Walnut City; born in Allegheny Co., Penn., in 1832; his father, James, also a blacksmith, emigrated to America, settled in Pennsylvania; two or three years after, sent for the family, all of whom came and settled in Allegheny Co,, where J. W.'s grandfather died at the advanced age of 80 years; his mother was born in Ireland in 1804; when an infant, her parents emigrated to America, settled in Allegheny Co., Penn., and engaged in farming; moved to Mercer Co., where her father died. They married in Allegheny Co. in 1828, followed his trade until 1856, came to Louisa Co., Iowa, and engaged in farming until 1864, when he, at the age of 60, enlisted in the 11th Iowa V. I.; was with Sherman in his Southern campaign, also his march to the sea; mustered out at Washington in 1865, and returned to his home. He, with his son, moved to Monroe Co.; remained one year; came to this county, where he married Mrs. Patten; in 1874, he died at the advanced age of 73 years. J. W. remained at home with the exception of one year spent in Ireland; in 1856, married Miss Mary McConnell; she was born in Westmoreland Co., Penn., in 1836; her father, John McC., was born in Pennsylvania; her mother born in Ireland, ,died in Pennsylvania; her father died in this county, in March, 1868. J. W. engaged in farming for ten years, except in 1862, in North Carolina; was drafted into the service for nine months; spring of 1865, came to Monroe Co., remained one year at his trade; in 1866, came to this county, farmed until 1869, when he removed to his present residence, still retaining his farm of eighty acres, valued at $1,800; also owns his residence and shop and lot, valued at $1,500; they have four children - Mary A. (now Mrs. Patten, a resident of Chariton Tp.), Lydia J., James M. and Sarah A. Neutral in politics; members of the Reformed Presbyterian Church, in which he holds the office of Ruling Elder.



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