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.