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Isaac A. Daugherty Alternate spelling Dougherty

Birth: He was born in 1859 at Indiana.  

Family Information: Husband of Emily Dougherty.  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History: In 1860 he was living in Indiana with his parents and siblings. In 1880 they were still living in Indiana and Isaac was working as a laborer.

In 1891 he married Emily Hardesty at Indiana. In 1910 they were living in Oklahoma with their son, Eugene, and a nephew, George Hardesty. Isaac was working as a teacher.

In 1920 he and Emily were still living in Oklahoma and he was a professor at a public school.

In November 1928 he came from Welling, Oklahoma to take up the work of teaching at the colony schools.  

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony: He taught the Junior High School in the forenoons and Commercial Geography at the High School in the afternoon.  

Other Info: In 1928 he was one of the founding members of the local Conscientious Objectors Union; Theodore Atworth served as the first Secretary-Treasurer with O.E. Enfield serving as the President. The organization was planned to be international, composed of people who refused to go to war as a matter of conscience. Charter members included: Theodore Atworth, Mary H. Atworth, Emily H. Dougherty, I.A. Dougherty, Carl H. Gleeser, S. Weislander, Charlie C. Black, John Hight, Lowell H. Coate, W.A. Shutt, F.O. Jernberg, Reka Jernberg, Anna Tabb, Peter Kemp, F. Rosenburg, B. Wade Hewitt, Hamilton H. McClurg, W.J. Hoag, Theodore F. Landrum, C.N. Butts, Mary Snyder, George Snyder, Anna Garrett, Emma Shutt, M.A. Brattland, Richard P. Condon, Jr., Emily Swenson, W.J. Newman, George T. Pickett, Raymond DeFausell, S.E. Baldwin, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Molenar, Earl L. Bosch, Guy F. Rogers, Ora E. Newman, James J. Miller, Bert Busick, Mabel D. Busick, Ole Synoground, C.C. Mickey, Fred A. Jensen, Katie Mickey, F. Rahn and Isaac H. Keyes.  

Post-Colony History: In 1930 he was living in Oklahoma with his wife, Emily, and he was a farmer on a fruit farm.  

Death: He died in 1935 and was buried at Boudinot Cemetery at Tahlequah, Oklahoma.  

Sources: US Census: 1860, 1880, 1910, 1920, 1930; Indiana Marriages; "Llano Colonist": November 3, 1928, December 22, 1928; FindAGrave.com  

 

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