Dougherty Sr., Charles
Born: 1792-02-XX County Donegal, Ireland
Died: 1878-XX-XX Sangamon County, Illinois
Flourished: Sangamon County, Illinois
Dougherty immigrated to America in 1817. In 1820, he married Susannah Gants in Pennsylvania. They lived in Wheeling, West Virginia and Greenup County, Kentucky before settling near Riverton, Illinois, in May 1838. The Doughertys had one child, Charles Jr.
John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 257; Gravestone, Taylor Cemetery, Riverton, IL.