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James H. Dougherty (1945)


Posted By: Pat Hochstetler (email)
Date: 8/16/2006 at 07:00:03

Winterset Madisonian - Wed., April 4, 1945

James H. Dougherty, a resident of Madison county since 1908, died at his home here Monday at the age of 87 years.

Mr. Dougherty was born in Baltimore, Md., on April 3, 1857, the son of James and Mary Dougherty. He came to Iowa when he was 21 years old, settling in Cass county. There he was married, on Jan. 28, 1883, to Stella Porter. They were the parents of five daughters.

Mr. Dougherty moved his family to Madison county in 1908, and his home had been here since that time. One daughter, Ethel, died in 1939, and his wife succumbed in 1940.

He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Pearl Barrry of Creston, Mrs. Ida Toland of Lorimor, and Edna and Ola Dougherty at home. He also leaves five grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held this Thursday from the Ramsey-Richards Funeral home, in charge of the Rev. W. A. Samp, pastor of the Winterset Methodist church. Burial will be made in the Winterset cemetery.


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