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William E. Daugherty 

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William Daugherty
1/24/1818 - 8/26/1917

Elizabeth Marshall
1812 - 1/10/1900
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William E. Daugherty
6/12/1851 - 3/1/1932
(Shown at age 51)
William E. Daugherty was born on June 12, 1851 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio and died on March 1, 1932 in Akron, Summit County, Ohio. He lived to be 80 years old.

His parents were William Daugherty (1/24/1818 PA -8/26/1917 OH)and Elizabeth Marshall Daugherty(1812 Ireland -1900 OH). His grandparents were John Daugherty and Anna Hilliard Daugherty.

On April 30, 1874 he married Lydia L. Johnson (1855-1918).
They had seven children:
John Edward (8/4/1876-12/13/1937)married Helen Spellman
Louis W. (4/5/1878 - 1935)Alida Hovey
Kate E. (1880-1956)
Marshall Albert (12/15/1882 - 10/13/1962)married Ella Lelia Decker(1882 -1939)
Lydia Lorraine (7/31/1886 - 10/26/1968)married Ernest R. Shepard
Charles O. (9/14/1889 -1967) married Rena Riley
Joseph Paul (4/7/1893-9/1963)
Census7/12/1860 Cuyahoga Falls OH (Summit County) 9 yrs old 
#1068 - Wm Dougherty (age 40), Elizabeth Dougherty (48), Marshal Dougherty (16), Sarah Dougherty (14), Wm Dougherty (11)& Julia Dougherty (4).William was born in PA, Elizabeth in NY all others in OH. William's job is listed as a teamster. Estate value $1200, personal $200. 
Census1/1/1870 Cuyahoga Falls OH (Summit County) 18 yrs old 
353 -William Dougherty (age 50), Elizabeth Dougherty (59), William Dougherty (21)& Julia Dougherty (14).William was born in PA, Elizabeth in Ireland, all others in OH. William is a peddler of beneficiary or Confectionery (hard to make out work).The younger William is a blacksmith. 
Census4/15/1880 Akron OH (Summit County) 28 yrs old 
425 - W. E. Daugherty (30), Lydia Daugherty (26), Edward Daugherty (3), Lonia Daugherty (2). All born in OH, William states his father was born in PA and mother in Ireland. Lydia's parents were both born in OH. William is a carpenter.  
Other1/1/1889 Akron OH (Summit County) 37 yrs old 
Akron City directory 1889- William E. Daugherty - Carpenter, The Akron Building & Cabinet Co., 672 W. Market St.  
Census6/15/1900 Akron City OH ( Summit County) 49 yrs old 
William Daugherty (age 47 -Jun 1852), Lydia T. Daugherty (45 -May 1855), Louis W. Daugherty (22 - April 1878), Kate E. Daugherty (19- Sept. 1880), Loraine L. Daugherty (13 -July 1886), Charles O. Daugherty (10 - Sept. 1889) and Joseph P. Daugherty (7-April 1893). William states his father was born in PA and mother in Ireland. Lydia's parents were both born in OH. She states they had 8 children, 7 are living. William and Lydia have been married 26 years. William is a carpenter. 
Other1/1/1907 Akron OH (Summit County) 55 yrs old 
Akron City directory 1907- William E. Daugherty and Lydia L. - Carpenter, Res: 812 W. Market St. 
Census1/1/1910 Akron Ward 3 FL (Summit County) 58 yrs old 
812 - William E. Daugherty (61), Lydia L. Daugherty (58), J. Paul Daugherty (17). William was born in OH, his father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania and his mother's Birthplace: Ireland. Lydia was born in OH, as were her parents. William is a carpenter and J. Paul is a tire waller at the rubber plant.  
Graveyard/Tombstone3/11/1918 Akron OH (Simmit County) 66 yrs old 
Lydia L. 1956-1918 - wife of W. E. Daugherty

William E. Daugherty 1851-1932
Plot: Sec. 12 - Glendale Cemetery  
Census1/3/1920 Akron OH (Summit County) 68 yrs old 
Recorded as family #153: George Auten (age 42), Kate (age 39), Russell (age 16), Ralph (age 14), Josephine (age 11) and William Daugherty (father-in-law, age 68). William is a widow and says he was born in OH, his father in Pennsylvania and his mother in Ireland and Irish is his native language. Everyone else was born in OH as were their parents. The children have been attending school and everyone can read and write. William is a house carpenter. George is a general practice Lawyer.  
Census4/10/1930 Tallmadge OH (Summit County) 78 yrs old 
490, 302 , 306 -William E. Daugherty (age 82) Ernest R. Sypherd (49) Lydia L. Sypherd (43) Chester O. Sypherd (13). All born in OH, except Ernest in WV. William's father was born in PA and mother in Northern Ireland. William doesn't work and Ernest is a packer at the rubber plant. They live at 490 Darrow Avenue, Block: TRACT B-8.  
Death Certificate3/1/1932 Akron OH (Summit County) 80 yrs old 
Name: William E. Daugherty, Death Date: March 1, 1932, County of Death: Summit, Vol. 6873, Cert. 19959 

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2 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
5 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
8 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
14 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
18 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
26 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
28 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
38 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
44 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
46 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
49 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
49 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
50 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
51 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
52 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
53 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
55 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
55 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
55 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
61 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
62 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
63 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
72 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
72 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
73 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
75 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
76 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
77 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
10 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
11 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
31 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
34 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
57 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
61 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
62 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
66 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
68 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
4 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
9 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
11 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
12 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
14 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
17 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
24 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
25 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
58 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
59 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
76 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
78 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
79 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
81 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
58 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
63 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
66 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
68 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
69 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.
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Lydia Johnson
Born on May 6, 1856 and died on March 11, 1918.
They were married 1/1/1874.

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The Children of William E. Daugherty

20 years old
Kate E. Daugherty
Born somewhere in Ohio on September 19, 1880 and died in Akron, Summit County, Ohio on October 19, 1956. She was 76 years old.

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19 years old
Lydia Lorraine Daugherty
Born in Summit County, Ohio on July 31, 1886 and died in Akron, Summit County, Ohio on October 26, 1968. She was 82 years old.

She married Ernest Raymond Syphard (10/8/1881 Jackson Co. WV -6/29/1963 Akron, OH)
Thelma L. (5/23/1908) married Ernest L. Swope
Florence (1/31/1910)
Marshall (12/4/1914 -4/...
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