Henry Daugherty

1740–about 1821 (Age 81)
Natural Bridge, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Daugherty was born in 1740, in Natural Bridge, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, his father, Michael Dougherty Jr, was 26 and his mother, Mary Clark, was 18. He married Mrs. Jane Daugherty about 1762, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Northeast Township, Orange, Indiana, United States in 1820. He died about 1821, in Henry, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81.

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Henry Daugherty
Mrs. Jane Daugherty
Marriage: about 1762
Jane Daugherty
William Dougherty

Spouse and Children

about 1762
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States


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World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 18

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 36

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 40

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Doherty .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Henry Daugherty, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Henry Dougherty in entry for Burton Mullikin and Jane Dougherty, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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