Person:Joseph Daugherty (5)

Joseph Daugherty, Sr., of the Virginia Militia
m. ABT 1737
  1. James Daugherty1737 - 1812
  2. Henry DaughertyABT 1740 - ABT 1821
  3. Capt. John Daugherty, Sr.abt 1743 - 1828
  4. Joseph Daugherty, Sr., of the Virginia MilitiaABT 1746 - AFT 1830
  5. Michael DaughertyABT 1747 - 1787
  6. Mary Daugherty1750 - 1787
  7. Robert Samuel Daugherty, Sr., of the Kentucky MilitiaABT 1752 - BEF 1822
  8. William Daugherty1754 - 1841
  9. Nicholas DaughertyABT 1756 -
  10. Child Daugherty1760 -
  11. Miss DaughertyABT 1765 -
Facts and Events
Name Joseph Daugherty, Sr., of the Virginia Militia
Alt Name Joseph Daugherty, of Reed Creek, Augusta County, VA
Gender Male
Alt Birth? ABT 1745
Birth? ABT 1746 Near Nature Bridge, Rockbridge County, Virginia
Death? AFT 1830 Shelby County, Kentucky
Burial? AFT 1830 Unknown Cemetery, Shelby County, Kentucky?
Reference Number? 30607

Joseph Daugherty was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Joseph Daugherty was a settler on Reed Creek, prior to 1779, as listed in the Chalkley's record listed below:

Records of Joseph Daugherty in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Vol.2 - Walker vs. Preston--O. S. 93; N. S. 31--William Walker, late of Washington County, died intestate, leaving widow, Elizabeth, and eight children, viz: Nancy (m. Wm. Gallehan), Betsey (m. Wm. Carmack), John, William, Peggy (m. Elijah Tancray), James (infant), Lucy (infant), Elsy (infant). At William's death all were infants except John. In 1773 Henry Dougherty made a settlement on Laurel Fork of Holston River. Dougherty sold to John Newland, who sold to James Crabtree, who sold to William Walker, deceased. William Crabtree deposes he knew the land as a hunter, 1772-1779. Mrs. Nancy Tate, a settler, deposes. Robert Fowler, a settler, 1779, deposes. James Crabtree, a settler, deposes, Robertson County, Tenn, 1805, that his deposition was formerly taken in Russellville,Logan County, Kentucky. Aaron Lewis, a surveyor, deposes, 1804, in Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky. Andrew Marshall deposes that John Dougherty left the county in 1778 and Henry Dougherty in 1779. James Crabtree deposes that in 1780 or 1781, Wm. Walker settled on Laurel Fork. Elisha Dungans, a settler, deposes that Wm. Walker in 1778 or 1779 moved to Middle Fork of Holston. James Tosh deposes he knew no improvement earlier than Parson Terry's. James Stokes lived on it at one time. Charles Thurman deposes he was married in June, 1790, and William Walker, died the winter before. Robert Dennison deposes that Henry and John Dougherty moved from this country in fall of 1779. Joseph Dougherty lived on Reed Creek. Deponent is brother-in-law to the Doughertys.