William Henry Dooley

17 February 1842–20 September 1921 (Age 79)
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William Henry

William Henry Dooley was born on 17 February 1842, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States as the son of Minirvy Dooley. He married Susan Ellen Fishback on 30 November 1864, in Carlisle, Nicholas, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 20 September 1921, in Lindsey Township, Benton, Missouri, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Dooley
1842–1921
Susan Ellen Fishback
1843–1913
Marriage: 30 November 1864
Nannie Dooley
1867–1951
Richard Dooley
1869–
Dixie L Dooley
1870–1956
John Harvey Dooley
1872–1960
Gene W Dooley
1873–
Jessee William Dooley
1874–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 November 1864
Carlisle, Nicholas, Kentucky, United States
children

(6)

    Nannie Dooley

    Female1867–1951Female

    Richard Dooley

    Male1869–Male

    Female1870–1956Female

    John Harvey Dooley

    Male1872–1960Male

    Gene W Dooley

    Male1873–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Minirvy Dooley

    Female1805–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 8

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1863

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Scots: Dool, sorrow, and ig, an ending indicating an adjective, meaning sorrowfulIrish: Duil, expectation, and eac, an individual, meaning a sanguine person

Sources (3)

  • William H Dooley in household of Harvey Dooley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wm H Dooley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Dooley, "United States Census, 1880"

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