Henry Washington Dooley

28 March 1829–17 February 1895 (Age 65)
Clark, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Henry Washington

When Henry Washington Dooley was born on 28 March 1829, in Clark, Kentucky, United States, his father, William M. Dooley, was 25 and his mother, Minerva Morris, was 24. He married Ann Elisabeth Davis on 12 October 1850, in Mount Sterling, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He lived in Old Town Township, McLean, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 February 1895, in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Washington Dooley
Ann Elisabeth Davis
Marriage: 12 October 1850
Frank Dooley
Beauregard Dooley
Theodore Graves Dooley
Mr. Dooley
Clarence H. Dooley
Harry Lee Dooley

Spouse and Children

12 October 1850
Mount Sterling, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Minerva Morris




    George Irvin Dooley




    Martha Ann Dooley


    William Hamilton Dooley


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 1

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 19

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhlaoich ‘descendant of Dubhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ ( see Duff ) + laoch ‘champion’, ‘hero’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Dooley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Dooley in household of Willaim Dooley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry Dooley, "United States Census, 1870"

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