George Washington Daugherty

6 February 1833–29 November 1887 (Age 54)
Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Daugherty was born on 6 February 1833, in Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States, his father, James Dougherty, was 42 and his mother, Phoebe Courtner, was 33. He married Sarah Ann Hively on 29 September 1859, in Roane, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Roane, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Smithfield Twp, Roane, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 November 1887, in Roane, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Daugherty
1833–1887
Sarah Ann Hively
1840–
Marriage: 29 September 1859
Henry Alfred Dougherty
1860–1932
William H. Dougherty
1860–
Sadie M. Dougherty
1869–
David M Daugherty
1868–1895
George Everett Daugherty
1873–1946
Howard Clay Daugherty
1877–1955

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 September 1859
Roane, West Virginia, United States
children

(6)

    Henry Alfred Dougherty

    Male1860–1932Male

    William H. Dougherty

    Male1860–Male

    David M Daugherty

    Male1868–1895Male

    Sadie M. Dougherty

    Female1869–Female

    George Everett Daugherty

    Male1873–1946Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

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World Events (7)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 11

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 28

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Doherty .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George W Dorety, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Geo W Dougherty, "United States Census, 1860"
  • G W Dougherty, "United States Census, 1870"

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