Thomas Wisdom Daugherty

Full Name: Thomas Wisdom Daugherty
Date of birth: December 28, 1835
Date of death: June 19, 1914

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 45 Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863 9th     Denton / Denton   Denton

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House District 45
Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863
Legislatures: 9th  
Home City/County: Denton / Denton
Counties in district: Denton

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of brother J.M. Daugherty, T.W. Daugherty, p. 352: "The second brother, T.W., was a member of the Texas Legislature, and left the legislative halls and raised a company in the 29th Texas Cavalry, under Colonel Demorse, and remained in command of his company until the end of the war, when he marched it home and there disbanded it. He now lives at Abilene, Texas, and is one of the most prominent attorneys at law of that place." Historical and Biographical Record of the Cattle Industry and the Cattlemen of Texas and Adjacent Territory, 1895.
  • Biographical sketch and drawing, T.W. Daugherty, The Abilene Reporter, 10/21/1898, p. 12, crediting Abilene Public Library. Born 10/28/1835 in Wayne County, Missouri.
    Obituaries, "Judge Daugherty Dies Friday A.M. Burial Be Sunday," The Abilene Daily Reporter, 6/19/1914, p. 1, crediting Abilene Public Library. "Judge Daugherty's Death: Accounts of Life of Former Denton Man From Abilene Paper," Record and Chronicle (Denton, Texas), 6/25/1914, p. 3, crediting Denton Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). 10/21/1898 6/19/1914 6/25/1914

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, 1st Lieutenant and Captain, Company A, 29th Regiment Texas Cavalry, enlisted 4/24/1862 at Denton, mustered in 5/3/1862 at Camp Cooper, according to War Department memorandum. Thomas Wisdom Daugherty, death date 6/19/1914 in Taylor County. Widow Mrs. T.W. Daugherty, marriage date 2/2/1862 in Denton County. Pension File No. 39372, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958.
  • Mentioned in obituary of Alex W. Robertson, Civil War Veteran, 1926. Daugherty commanded Company A, 29th Texas Regiment; his brother was Boone Daugherty of Denton., 2004.
  • Confederate States Army; mentioned in biographical sketch of brother James M. Daugherty (born 1850), Volume I, pp. 168-173. "The Daugherty brothers all took part in the war. T.W. Daugherty was a member of the state legislature and C.C. was county sheriff, but they resigned to espouse the cause of the Confederacy. T.S. recruited a company for the Twenty-ninth Texas Cavalry, and commanded the company during the war," p. 171. A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, 1906.

Other Resources

  • Thomas Wisdom Daugherty, birth date 12/28/1835 in Texas County, Missouri; death date 6/19/1914 in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Thomas W. Daugherty (1835-1914), burial in Abilene City Cemetery, Abilene, Taylor County, with spouse Martha N. Daugherty. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in migration pattern of James Madison Daugherty. T.W. Daugherty born 12/28/1835., 2004.
  • Thomas Wisdom Daugherty, "elected state representative in 1860 and 1862," son of James Madison Daugherty and Eleanor McGehee. "Daugherty Family Dynasty Spreads Across the Region," 6/14/2006. ÓDochartaigh (Doherty) Clann of Ireland - Web Portal.

Committee Information top

9th R.S. - 1861
Indian Affairs  
Public Lands  

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