Generously Compiled & Submitted by Dorothy Daugherty Williams
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 OBEDIAH  4. {James Harrison 3., Jesse 2., William 1.} was the 5th child of Joseph Harrison Daugherty and Elizabeth Ashcraft. He was born 10 Feb 1846 in Pendleton County and died 9 March 1901.  He was first married to Elizabeth Spilman Bird, b. 15 Dec. 1870.


They had three children:             1.              Sarah E."Mollie" b. 3 Oct 1871, d. 27 Sept. 1894.

        2.              William b. 28 June 1873, d. unknown m. Cora Hensley on 5 Feb, 1896.

                                                        3.              Harriet b. 4 Feb. 1875, d. 8 Aug 1875.


After Elizabeth's death Obediah married Mary Frances Taylor, d/o Festus Taylor and Sarah Ann Hopkins, on 8 Feb 1877.


To this union were born nine children: 


1. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DOUGHERTY, b. 1 Sept 1878, d. 23 July 1977.  He married Alta Phillips on 3 Aug 1906.  She was b. 19 Oct 1882 in Hookstad, Illinois, d/o James David Phillips and Elnora Rash, d. 17 July 1971 in Booneville, Iowa.  Both she and Ben are buried there.  (Ben took the spelling of Dougherty, as did all the others except Cash, Ward and Anna, following Obediah’s spelling.)


Children of Ben and Alta are: 


1.1 Clarence Dougherty, b.15 June 1907 in Springfield Illinois m. Clara N. Smith, from Franklin County, Iowa, on 26 June 1942.  She died 1 April 1986, buried in Buckeye, Iowa.


1.2 Franklin Dougherty b. 13 July 1908, m. Mabel Cassidy on 7 July 1928, d/o William Finley Cassidy and Senna Florence Farran.  She was b. 4 Dec 1910.


1.3 Edna Dougherty, b. 31 Jan 1915, m. Lawrence Consolver on 13 Sept 1934.   He died 10 Dec 1969.  He was born in Des Moines, Iowa.


1.4 Robert Dale Dougherty, b. 10 Aug 1916, m. Dorothy Cassidy on 10 July 1936, d/o William Finley Cassidy and Senna Florence Farran.


2. RICHARD DOUGHERTY, b. 8 July 1880, Pendleton Co., Kentucky, d. 26 Jan, 1957 in Phoenix Arizona, m. Mae Craig, of Oakwood, Illinois, on 12 Feb 1907,  b. unknown and d. unknown.  Both are buried in Oakwood, Illinois.  They had no children.


3. JOHN WESLEY DOUGHERTY, b. 11 May 1882, d. 3 July 1956.  John never married but spent part of the year living with his Mother as long as she was on the farm.  He is buried at Gardnersville Cemetery.


4. CLAUDE ELMER DOUGHERTY, b. 13 Sept 1884, d. 22 June 1963, m. Reba Marie Tillotson, date unknown.  Both are buried at Stryker, Ohio.  They had one daughter.


4.1 Peggy Harrison, b. 1910, d. 21 June 1976.


5. LUTHER DOUGHERTY, b. 14 Oct 1886, d. 9 Jan 1954 m. Essie Cassidy on 14 Oct 1913, d/o William J. Cassidy and Mary E. Cassidy.  Her death is unknown.  He then married 8 Feb 1940, Cora Brann Daugherty {widow of Albert Cassius Daugherty}, d/o William Brann and Anna Callen, b. 25 Feb 1882, d. 16 May 1960 in Phoenix, Arizona.  Luther is buried at Greenwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Phoenix Arizona. Cora is buried at Gardnersville Cemetery.  Luther and Essie had three children:


5.1 William b. and d. unknown.


            5.2 Pauline b. and d. unknown.


5.3 Gilbert b. and d. unknown.



6. ELLA LEE DOUGHERTY, b. 28 June 1889, d. 6 Jan 1897.


7. CASSIUS CLAY DAUGHERTY,  b. 27 Aug 1891, d. 28 Aug 1970, m. Nina Wayland on 9 May 1914, d/o Judge Pryor Wayland and Sarah Alice Miller.  Nina was born 7 Aug 1892, d. 27 Feb 1978.  Burial for both is at IOOF Cemetery in Blanchester, Ohio. They had four children:


7.1 Bernard Lee, b. 30 July 1915, d. 21 Dec 1995, m. Ruth Emma Jordan.


7.2 Living


7.3 Living


            7.4 Living


8. WARD BEECHER DAUGHERTY,  b. 8 Sept 1895, d. 22 April 1982 m. Edith Lorena Pfanstiel on 17 Sept 1922, d/o Franklin Pierce Pfanstiel and Josephine Mullins, b. 29 Sept 1904, d. 15 Jan 1997.  They are both buried at Gardnersville Cemetery.  They had three children:


            8.1 Brian Ward, b. 8 June 1927, d. 21 Sept 1994 m. 22 May 1955.


            8.2 Living


            8.3 Living


9. ANNA MAY DAUGHERTY, b. 20 Oct 1897, d. 1 Dec 1991 m. Bert Loomis on 17 Feb 1917.  He was born 7 Nov 1896, d. 7 Oct 1971, s/o Bill Loomis and Maud Kidwell.  Both are buried at Gardnersville Cemetery.  They resided in Boone Co. Kentucky.  They had three children:


9.1 Russell Leland, b. 8 Nov 1917 d. unknown.


9.2 Claude Bryon, b. 4 July 1919, d. as an infant.


            9.3 Living



Mary Frances Taylor's Pedigree


ROBERT TAYLOR: According to tradition, oral history and manuscripts, the Anglo-American ancestry begins with Dr. Robert Taylor, who was born in London, England, near the beginning of the century.  His parents were born in Scotland and came to London to avoid religious persecution.  From the Taylor papers, it was learned that their son Robert was a graduate of Oxford College in Oxfordshire, England. Eventually, Dr. Robert established himself as a physician in Philadelphia.  Shortly thereafter, he was called to assist a badly injured man who had been thrown from a horse. When he arrived on the scene, he was surprised to see a handsome young lady giving assistance.  She was Philadelphia Adkins, who had witnessed the accident. Not long thereafter, Dr. Robert and the young lady married and to them four children were born.


1.Nancy Anne Taylor married{?} Hull.

2.JOHN TAYLOR married 8 Nov. 1755 to Elizabeth Summers {maternal lineage}.

3.WILLIAM TAYLOR married Hannah Brown {fraternal lineage}.

4.Judith Taylor d. as a child.


2.JOHN TAYLOR, b. 6 July 1725, Richmond Co., Va - d. 1785, Washington, Mason Co., Ky; md.18 March 1755, Stafford Co.,Va. to Elizabeth Summers. The maiden name of Elizabeth's mother was Edwards.  In St. Paul's Parish register, Stafford Co. Va., there is a listing for the marriage of Michael Summers and Hannah Edwards on 12 May 1724.  Elizabeth was born on 5 Dec.1740.  John moved his family to Frederick Co.,Va. in 1782.  He then moved to Sroud's Station where they remained until the fall of 1784, when they moved to Tates Creek in Madison Co.  In the fall of 1785, they moved near Limestone {present day Washington} in Mason Co.  Elizabeth was buried in the Taylor family cemetery at Flour Creek in Pendleton Co.  They had three children. Our relative is:


   2.2 REV. JOHN TAYLOR was born in 1760 in Prince William County, Virginia. According to the 1799 and 1800 Pendleton Co. tax lists, John owned 600 acres at Flour Creek.  Per history of "Kentucky Baptists 1769-1885" by J.H. Spencer, John Taylor was a member and minister at the Flour Creek Baptist Church.  John's wife's name was Polly {?}. He died 29 Jan. 1829 and he and his wife are buried in the old Taylor Cemetery at Flour Creek. They had six children. Our relative is:


   2.2.1 ELIZABETH TAYLOR b. 1785 - d. 1864; md. 29 March 1802, Pendleton, Co. to GEORGE TAYLOR s/o William and Hannah Brown.


3.WILLIAM TAYLOR b. 6 March 1727 - d. 1789, Stafford Co.,Virginia; md. Hannah Brown, d. July 1808, Stafford Co.,Va. They had nine children. Our relative was:


   3.9 GEORGE B. TAYLOR was born 1 Feb. 1769 in Stafford Co.Va., and died 4 March 1853 in Pendleton, Co. Ky. He married 29 March 1802 in Pendleton Co. to Elizabeth Taylor d/o Rev, John Taylor and Polly {?} Taylor.  Both are buried at Flour Creek in Butler. They had ten children. Our relative is:


   3.9.2 WILLIAM F. TAYLOR, b. 1807 - d. 1872, Pendleton Co,Ky., md. 17 Feb. 1831, Pendleton, Co., Ky. to Jane Williams d/o Pope Williams and Elizabeth Kirby Williams, b. ca. 1811. They had two children. Our relative is: was b. 23 Dec 1832 - d. 27 Oct 1887 - md. 12 Nov 1850 SARAH ANN HOPKINS b. 3 Feb 1832 - d. 15 April 1915 d/o {?}.  They had seven children. Our relative is: MARY FRANCES TAYLOR b. 14 July 1859 - d. 27 March 1950 - md. 8 Feb. 1877 to Obediah Daugherty b. 10 Feb 1840 - d. 9 March 1901 s/o Joseph Harrison Daugherty and Elizabeth Ashcraft.  They had nine children.  Our relative is: Ward Beecher Daugherty b. 8 Sept. 1895 - d. 22 April 1982 - md. 17 Sept 1922 to EDITH LORENA PFANSTIEL b. 29 Sept 1904 - d. 15 Jan 1997 d/o Franklin Pierce Pfanstiel and Josephine Mullins Pfanstiel.  They had three children. Ward Daugherty b. 8 June 1927 - d. 21 Sept 1994


Source:  Pioneers of Pendleton County
Published by the Pendleton County Historical Society


Obediah Dougherty/Daugherty Family Album

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