Laura Ann Dougherty

4 April 1819–10 November 1834 (Age 15)
Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of Laura Ann

When Laura Ann Dougherty was born on 4 April 1819, her father, William Dougherty, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Betsy Tanner, was 33. She died on 10 November 1834, in Greene, Indiana, United States, at the age of 15, and was buried in Stockton Township, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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William Dougherty
Elizabeth Betsy Tanner
John Daugherty
Louisa Eliza Dougherty
Rachel Dougherty
Isabella Anna Dougherty
Lucinda Dougherty
James Tanner Dougherty
William Daugherty Jr.
Laura Ann Dougherty
Sarah Parmelia "Sally" Doughtery
Priscilla Ann Dougherty

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World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 6

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Doherty .

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

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