Martha Dougherty

4 May 1861–14 November 1952 (Age 91)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Dougherty was born on 4 May 1861, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Richard Doherty, was 30 and her mother, Mary Wilkin, was 28. She married Robert McConnell on 9 June 1884, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 14 November 1952, in San Mateo, San Mateo, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Robert McConnell
1858–1911
Martha Dougherty
1861–1952
Marriage: 9 June 1884
James Taylor McConnell
1885–1971
Mary Wilkis McConnell
1887–1974
Mary W Mc Connell
1888–
Annie Smith McConnell
1889–1972
Martha McConnell
1893–
Martha Mc Connell
1894–
Richard W [Walter] McConnell
1900–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 June 1884
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Doherty

    Male1831–1893Male

    Mary Wilkin

    Female1833–1897Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1861–1952Female

    Elizabeth Dougherty

    Female1862–Female

    Doherty

    Female1870–1870Female

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 2

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1886

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Doherty .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Mc Connell in household of Robert Mc Connell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha Dougherty in household of Richard Dougherty, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha Mcconnel in household of Robert Mcconnel, "United States Census, 1900"

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