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
1829–1895
Ann Elisabeth Davis
1832–1912
Marriage: 12 October 1850
Frank Dooley
1853–1860
Beauregard Dooley
1855–1861
Theodore Graves Dooley
1856–1856
Mr. Dooley
1857–
Clarence H. Dooley
1864–1947
Harry Lee Dooley
1866–1941

Spouse and Children

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

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1804–1869Male

    Minerva Morris

    Female1805–1884Female

siblings

(13)

    George Irvin Dooley

    Male1827–1914Male

    Male1829–1895Male

    Male1830–1894Male

    Martha Ann Dooley

    Female1832–1892Female

    William Hamilton Dooley

    Male1834–1904Male

+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.

Possible Related Names

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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