When Andrew Jackson Dozier was born in 1808, in Hughart, Greenbrier, Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Dozier, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Hedrick, was 37. He married Mary Adella Robinson on 4 November 1840, in Chambers, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Williamsburg, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 30 November 1888, in Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Dozier Cemetery, Hughart, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States.
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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