On This Day in 1836

Happy Anniversary
Brian & Stephanie

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173 Years Ago Today
June 14, 1836 – October 23, 1904

My 2nd great grand uncle, David Allen Daugherty, was one of four known children born to John L. and Nancy (Ward) Daugherty.

  1. Mary Jane Daugherty (my 2nd great grandmother)
  2. Isaac W. Daugherty
  3. George C. Daugherty
  4. David Allen Daugherty

David married Nancy “Nannie” Laine Moore on October 6, 1825 in Tazewell County, VA. They were parents to seven children.

  1. Sarah Elizabeth “Sallie” Daugherty
  2. Harriet Letcher Daugherty
  3. Margaret W. Daugherty
  4. John William Daugherty
  5. George Fulton Daugherty
  6. Charles R. Daugherty
  7. Nannie Mae Daugherty

David and his wife Nannie are buried in Marrs Graveyard in Falls Mills, Virginia. Unfortunately, the small cemetery is now owned by someone who stables horses on the property without fencing the cemetery plots. Head stones are tragically being turned over and destroyed by the animals. In the fall of 08, I politely wrote the person that I think owns the property asking for some consideration in fencing the plots. As of this date, I have had no response.

Nancy Laine “Nannie” (Moore) Daugherty


David served in the Civil War as private, Company D, 23rd Battalion of Infantry, Confederate States of America. David B. Baldwin was the Captain of the Battalion known as “Derrick’s Battalion.” They saw service in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. David Daugherty was wounded, but recovered. He settled at Tazewell Co., Virginia and helped his community in many capacities.

Rev. David Allen Daugherty was a Methodist minister and a teacher. Between 1865-1869 he was Commissioner of the Revenue, District 1. 1869 Assistant Commissioner, District 1 and 2. 1891 Deputy Sheriff. He was related to Virginia’s Governor John Letcher.

He was christened in the Methodist church. Aft 1891, minister to Coal Camps: McDowell Co., WV, especially Davy, WV. (Source: Northrups & Families puterman@nb.sympatico.ca 4-1-2008) NorthrupM.FTW
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116 Years Ago Today
June 14, 1893

My 1st cousin, 3x removed, Emma Gregory married Robert G. Shufflebarger in Tazewell County, VA. Emma was one of ten children born to Thompson Edward and Martha J. (Steele) Gregory.

  1. Emma E. Gregory
  2. George R. Gregory
  3. Ella L. Gregory
  4. Perlina Belle Gregory
  5. Samuel W. Gregory
  6. Martha J. Gregory
  7. Mary N. Gregory
  8. Obed E. Gregory
  9. Grover Cleveland Gregory
  10. Edward S. Gregory

I only know of two children from Emma and Robert. – Otis and Anderson.

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