William Doshier

11 April 1818–4 March 1900 (Age 81)
Warren, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Doshier was born on 11 April 1818, in Warren, Tennessee, United States, his father, Richard Pritchard Doshier, was 24 and his mother, Emma Holly, was 23. He married Margaret Ann Martin about 1845. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 4 March 1900, in Bronte, Coke, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bronte, Coke, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Doshier
Margaret Ann Martin
Marriage: about 1845
Nancy A. Dozhier
Martha Jane Doshier
Alexander E. Doshier
Mary Frances Doshier
James Richard Doshier
William H. Doshier
John Wesley Doshier

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 1
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1835 · The Hermitage is Built
Age 17
The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
Age 28
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an American variant of French Dozier .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (8)

  • William Doshier, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Dozier in entry for Mattie Dozier Rodgers, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Martin Doshier in entry for James Richard Doshier, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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