William Martin Doshier

Brief Life History of William Martin

When William Martin Doshier was born on 11 April 1818, in Warren, Tennessee, United States, his father, Richard Prichard Doshier, was 23 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 lived in White Oak, Franklin, Arkansas, United States in 1850. 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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William Martin 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

Sources (9)

  • William Dozier, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Martin Doshier, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Dozier in entry for Mattie Dozier Rodgers, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Döser (see Doser ). Compare Dosier and Dozier .

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

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