William Porter Daugherty

28 June 1868–19 August 1947 (Age 79)
Posey, Indiana, United States

The Life of William Porter

When William Porter Daugherty was born on 28 June 1868, in Posey, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph Daugherty, was 22 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Young, was 22. He married Mariah Fredrick on 23 October 1890, in Henderson, Henderson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 8 Walnut Bottom, Henderson, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Lynn Township, Posey, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 19 August 1947, in Posey, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Griffin, Bethel Township, Posey, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Porter Daugherty
Mariah Fredrick
Marriage: 23 October 1890
William Sherley Daugherty
Mary Elizabeth Daugherty
Jennie Lee Daugherty

Spouse and Children

23 October 1890
Henderson, Henderson, Kentucky, United States


    William Sherley Daugherty



    Jennie Lee Daugherty


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Daugherty


    Mary Elizabeth Young




    Louella Daugherty



    Anie B Daugherty


World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Doherty .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Daugherty, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Daugherty, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wp Daugherty, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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