Raymond Louis Daugherty

3 December 1937–31 May 1997 (Age 59)
Gonzales, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Raymond Louis

When Raymond Louis Daugherty was born on 3 December 1937, in Gonzales, Texas, United States, his father, Raymond Lewis Daugherty, was 34 and his mother, Fannie Pearl Collins, was 29. He married Melva Fay Johnston on 1 May 1959. He lived in Wichita, Texas, United States in 1949 and Price Township, Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States in 1950. He died on 31 May 1997, in Gallup, McKinley, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Gallup, McKinley, New Mexico, United States.

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Raymond Louis Daugherty
Melva Fay Johnston
Marriage: 1 May 1959

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 May 1959
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1940 · Roosevelt County Museum Opens
    Age 3
    Six years after Eastern New Mexico University opened, the Roosevelt County Museum opened on the campus. The museum exhibits artifacts going back to the time of the early settlers and the Native Americans. It portrays the customs, folklore, technology, and more.
    1949 · 1950s Texas Drought
    Age 12
    One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
    1954 · Right to Serve on Juries
    Age 17
    In 1954, women finally won the right to serve on juries.

    Name Meaning

    Manx and Irish: variant of Doherty . This surname is the usual Manx spelling of the name.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Raymond Louis Daugherty, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
    • Raymond Daugherty, "United States 1950 Census"
    • R L Daugherty Jr, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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