Dr Stephen Decatur Doar

1 January 1838–29 January 1923 (Age 85)
Charleston, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Stephen Decatur

When Dr Stephen Decatur Doar was born on 1 January 1838, in Charleston, South Carolina, United States, his father, Stephan Duval Doar, was 32 and his mother, Charlotte Ann Cordes, was 22. He married Sallie Virginia Screven on 22 May 1862, in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. He lived in South Carolina, United States in 1870 and Saint James Santee Parish, Charleston, South Carolina, United States for about 40 years. He died on 29 January 1923, at the age of 85, and was buried in McClellanville, Charleston, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr Stephen Decatur Doar
1838–1923
Jane Elizabeth Gadsden
1843–1882
Marriage: 4 April 1866
Charlotte Cordes Doar
1867–1948
James Ashe Doar
1867–
Harriet Gadsden Doar
1868–1903
Percival Ashe Doar
1869–
Virginia Sallie Screven Doar
1871–1871
Christopher Gadsden Doar
1872–1872
Jane Screven Doar
1873–1963
Stephen Duval Doar
1875–1875
Sallie Virginia Doar
1875–
James Cordes Doar
1880–1881

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 April 1866
South Carolina, United States
children

(10)

    Charlotte Cordes Doar

    Female1867–1948Female

    James Ashe Doar

    Male1867–Male

    Harriet Gadsden Doar

    Female1868–1903Female

    Percival Ashe Doar

    Male1869–Male

    Virginia Sallie Screven Doar

    Female1871–1871Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Stephan Duval Doar

    Male1805–1872Male

    Charlotte Ann Cordes

    Female1815–1906Female

siblings

(11)

    Thomas Cordes Doar

    Male1836–1836Male

    Male1838–1923Male

    Mary Elizabeth Doar

    Female1840–1840Female

    James Cordes Doar

    Male1842–1889Male

    Caroline Lavinia Doar

    Female1844–1903Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 22

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.
1861

Age 23

South Carolina is where the first shots of the Civil War were fired.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Dore .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Stephen D Doar in household of Charles B Cochran, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Stephen D Doar, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Stephen D Doar, "United States Census, 1920"

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