CLAY COUNTY MISSOURI
OBITS

 Mrs. Sarah Dougherty Dead

The Mother of Mrs. Charles W. Moore Died in Liberty, Mo., Last Night

     Sarah L. Dougherty, the wife of O’Fallon Dougherty, banker of Liberty, Mo., died at the home in Liberty last night.  The funeral services, conducted by the Rev. H.A. Dagby of the Liberty Baptist Church, will be at the home at 2:30 o’clock tomorrow afternoon.

     Besides her husband, Mrs. Dougherty is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Charles W. Moore, 3744 Walnut Street, this city, and Mrs. Jerome Alexander, 3930 Forest Avenue.

     Mrs. Dougherty was born in 1844 in Clay County, Missouri.  Mr. Dougherty’s father, John Dougherty, was one of the pioneers of the county.  He was a member of the Lewis and Clark expedition.  Capt. John Allen Dougherty, a nephew of O’Fallon Dougherty, was naval attaché in Tokio, Japan, where he died two years ago.

     A train leaves Kansas City for Liberty at 9 o’clock in the morning and leaves Liberty at 5 o’clock in the afternoon.

(Source: Kansas City Star, Kansas City, Missouri, dated December 14, 1911. Transcribed by Denise Burge)


Kearney – Mrs. Emma Dykes who had been sick of consumption for over a year died Mon.  She was born in Anderson Co., Ky., Apr 29, 1850.  Married to John P. Dykes June 20, 1883, to whom four children were born.  Two are living, Clovis and Frank, 16 and 14 years.  Mrs. Dykes came to Mo. from KY in 1867.  Leaves besides her two children, father, mother, 4 sisters and 2 brothers.
(Source: Richmond Democrat, Sept. 7, 1900, Missouri SGA Journal, Fall 1987. Transcribed by Kathy Haggerty)

 

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