When Ester Dozier was born in 1810, in Hughart, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States, her father, Henry Dozier, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Hedrick, was 39. She had at least 1 daughter with Frank Paul Holzapfel. She died about 1883, at the age of 74.
Altered form of French Dauge or Daugé or perhaps of some other similar surname. This surname is also very common among African Americans.
Variant of Doshier , a surname of German origin.
In some cases possibly also French: from Old French osier ‘osier, willow’, with fused preposition d(e) ‘from’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived near a plantation of willows.
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