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Dougherty Jr., Charles

Born: 1822-10-10 Wheeling, West Virginia

Died: 1893-XX-XX Sangamon County, Illinois

Flourished: Sangamon County, Illinois

Dougherty came to Sangamon County, Illinois, in 1838, with his parents, Susannah and Charles Sr. In 1849, he married Amanda Constant, with whom he had three children. In 1850, Dougherty was a farmer and he owned $1,600 worth of real estate. Amanda Dougherty died in 1858, and Charles remarried to Susan Conant Connelly, with whom he had three children.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 257; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Sangamon County, IL, 279; Gravestone, Taylor Cemetery, Riverton, IL.