William Doshier

Male11 April 1818–4 March 1900

Brief Life History of William

When William 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 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 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 (8)

  • William Doshier, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Dozier in entry for Mattie Dozier Rodgers, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • William Martin Doshier, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1845
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (22)

    +17 More Children

    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

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

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

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