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Daisy Dora Daugherty Alternate spelling Dougherty

Birth: She was born in 1875 at Iowa.  

Family Information: Wife of James L. Daugherty.

Mother of Robert, Daisy, Eugene and Helen Joe Daugherty.  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History: In 1910 she was living with her husband and four children in Texas where he worked as a farmer.

In 1920 she and James were living in New Mexico with five of their children while he worked as a farmer.  

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony: In August 1931 the laundry crew included the Mesdames Synoground, Dora Kemp, J.L. Dougherty, Van Antwerp, Self, Dix and the Misses Hortense Self and Jeannette Wooley

Other Info: In April 1929 she attended a birthday party held for Billie Busick (five years old) and Charlotte Hewitt (turning four) at the home of Mrs. Minnie Hewitt.  

Post-Colony History: In 1930 they were living in Pampa, Texas with their youngest daughter. James was working as a laborer doing hospital odd jobs and Daisy was a housekeeper at a hospital.

In 1940 she and James were still living in Pampa, Texas -- now with their daughter, Daisy -- and he wasn't working but Daisy worked as a dressmaker.  

Death: She died in 1940 and was buried at Fairview Cemetery at Pampa, Texas.  

Sources: US Census: 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940; "Llano Colonist": April 27, 1929, August 15, 1931; FindAGrave.com  

 

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