Louis Dougherty's Parents, Siblings and Children 

You are on the family page of Louis Dougherty who was born about 1881. Louis was the son of Jerry Williams Sr who was born about 1849 and Milly Dougherty who was born about 1856. Milly Dougherty, her parents Richard and Betsy Dougherty, her siblings were neighbors of Jerry Williams. Jerry Williams, his wife Harriette Brown were married May 23, 1867 and had  three sons Frederick who was born in 1868, and twins Jerry Jr and Edward born in 1869. After Harriette's  death Jerry and Milly were married and had seven or more children together totaling 10 children including the twins and their brother.
The 1880 Census showed Milly and four of her seven children used the surname Dougherty which was spelled numerous ways; Dorty, Dority, Dorrity, Dorothy..  
Jerry Williams and Milly Dougherty's other children are: 
​1. Henry Dougherty born about 1873 
2. Milly Jr Dougherty born about 1875 .
3. Annie (Dougherty) Williams born about 1878 
4. Silas Williams born April 1886 unknown status
5. Terrie Williams born December 1888 unknown status
6. Willie Williams born July 1893 status unknown 
​7.Our grandfather Louis Dougherty kept his mother's surname and was raised by his uncle Douglas Dougherty. Louis later married Lilly Young (our grandmother) in February 1906 . They had twelve children listed below in blue. For more information about each click on their names..

II Edward Dorty born February 18, 1908 died March 9, 1989 married Queen Ester (surname unknown) and had nine children. In order to view Edward Dorty's family information you must be a member of  Dorty, Williams, Young, Brown, Brady family on Facebook. 

III Virginia Dorty aka Louise Adams) born February 12, 1912, died November 3, 1983 married Alonzo Adams and had one child.  

IV Louis Dorty Jr.(Snook) born May 16, 1913 died October 1979 married Jerether( surname unknown)
and had two children. 

V Albert Dorty born November 20, 1918 died November 1997 married Mary Lee on april 13, 1946. No children were born to

that union, but in later years Albert confided he had one son living in Northern California.

VI Joseph Dorty born born July 4, 1924 died March 28, 1964 (aka Johnny Jones) has one child Lawana Dorty by Katherine Rivers.

VII Murray Dorty born April 5, 1930 died April 21, 1961 married Willie Mae Dixon and had two children, he later married Hollis 

Hall and had two children.

VIII David Dorty born June 19, 1919 and married Rosalie Watson (Mc Clinton) on September 23, 1955. Rosalie was the daughter of Olivia Reed and Joe Watson. David also married Margie Bowie and one child with her . David had had children with Ella Hammond.  

IX Willie Dorty born 1909 and died July 27, 1946, martial status and family unknown.


X Aaron Dorty born April 2, 1920 and died January 9, 1997, Click Aaron's name to see his family.


XI Roosevelt Dorty (PeeWee) born December 25, 1930 died March 1984 married Doretha Allen and had eight children.


XII Ruthie Mae Dorty (our mother) born august 3, 1929 married Louis Brown on August 1, 1941 who was born about 1917 in Alexandria Louisiana, they had four children: 



Milly Dougherty's parents were Richard Dougherty who was born about 1810 and Betsy Dougherty who was born about 1820 in Virginia. heir other children were:
(1) Silas Dougherty born about 1843 
(2)Douglas Dougherty born about 1849, 
(3) Richard Dougherty Junior born about 1863, 
(4) Louisa Dougherty is also believed to be the child of Richard Dougherty. She lived 3 doors away with Louisa Thompson, who was born about 1810 according to 1870 US census. The 1870 Census showed Richard and Betsy Dougherty lived next door to Jerry Williams on the Levin Luckett Plantation in Alexandria Louisiana. 
Milly Dougherty's was Jerry' Williams second wife whom he married after the death of his first was Harriette Brown.

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