Biographies and Obituaries
In loving memory
September 20, 1918, page 4
ELI DOUGHERTY, WAR VETERAN, IS DEAD STROKE OF PARALYSIS SUFFERED MONDAY
MORNING BRINGS DEATH THIS MORNING.
Stricken with paralysis Monday morning at 3 o'clock, Eli Daugherty died at 8:25 o'clock this morning at his home a short distance from Plainville. Mr. Daugherty was born, April 25, 1843, having been 75 years old at the time of his death. He was a veteran of the civil war, having served three years in Co. E., 6th Indiana Volunteers. In July, 1873, Mr. Daugherty married Rosanna Jane Christy and twelve children were born to them, two of whom, Mrs. Luella Passwater and Carrie Daugherty, are dead. The surviving children are Mrs. Martha Crock, Mrs. Della Bennington, Chas. Daugherty, Ed, James, and Clay Daugherty, Mrs. Myrtle Bissey and Ora, William, and Ernest Daugherty. William is in the army training camp at Camp McClellan, Alabama. His widow, a half-brother and a half sister also survive him. Mr. Daugherty was born in Daviess county and made a worthy and respected citizen, rearing a large family, the members of which have taken prominent places in their respective communities. Mr. Daugherty was a member of the G. A. R. Post and the Methodist church at Plainville. The funeral services will be held Sunday, but the exact hour has not yet been set.
Contributed by: Debra Dougherty