20. Joseph S Daugherty & 21. Amma Falina Dowden12/4/1856, “Anna”, aka “Amy” born in Orange Co., IN, d/o 42. Thomas Jefferson Dowden & 43. Mary J Birley. [Gravestone indicates 1858, but 1860 census records indicated 1856.]
10/15/1857, Joseph born in Stockton, Greene Co., IN; s/o 40. John Dougherty & 41. Lavinia ?. (S) Joseph’s Death Certificate. [Joseph 9 months after his father died.]
7/11/1860, (S) 1860 Census, IN, Green Co., Stockton. Joseph is living with his mother and siblings.
7/29/1870, (S) 1870 Census, IN, Greene Co., Stockton. Joseph lives with his mother and works on the family farm.
3/16/1879 in Greene Co., IN, Joseph married Amma; marriage performed by JOP D. H. McKeo.
(S) 1880 Census, IN, Greene Co., Stockton. Joseph and Amma, with niece Fanny, age 7.
Bef. 10/23/1883, the family moved to MO.
By 1892, they lived in MO.
Bef. 2/1899, the family moved to the Indian Terr. [OK]
1907, Joseph, age 50, is a boarder in Brown, Seminole Co., OK. [Likely on a job.]
4/30/1910, (S) 1910 Census, OK, Osage Co., Strike Axe; they have been married 32 years; Amma has had 9 children, all still living; 4 children at home. Their son Bland lives next to them.
9/12/1917-18, Amma is listed as the closest relative of her son James. They reside on R405 in Grandfield, Tillman Co., OK. (S) WWI draft card of James.
5/13/1920, Joseph died in Marlow, Stephens Co., OK of heart failure; buried in the Marlow Cem.
4/19/1930, (S) 1930 Census, OK, Tillman; Carr; “Ammie”, lives with her son James.
• Amma and Joseph were members of the Church of Christ.
• Letter of Amma to her daughter Alice: “Dear children i seat to answer youre kind and most welcom leter read a few days ago was sory to hear of you still fealing bad this leavs me fealing beter then i have in a long time well alice otto was up at ower house him and ralph and jim was saning in the creak and somthing cut his ancle we dident no what it was the gash was about 4 inches long he has got blod poisoin in it he may loos his foot he has bin in the hospitle 5 days i hant heard to day yet and Jean got his arm broke playing with other boys was getting along all rite i want to go see them tomarow if i can Alice i had 88 litle chickens and a pole cat got in and cilled 34 one nite that is more of ower good luck Jim has had to go off to work i am staying by miself we live in part of the hous with Claud but Mag wanted to run evry thing and got fooled so she is mad and ses i steal her eggs and has told me i lyed severl times Alice you dont no what i have to put up with if she keeps on i ame to brake her neck ower potatoes looks fine and got fine onions too it is offel dry hear now stuff hant dooing iney good hear wheet is short and oats too the corn looks very well now it was bit off 3 times Alice about going to meating i hant going for i hant got close to go but i am trying to doo the best i can at home hoping to doo beter some day it is a long lain that hant no turn maby owers will turn slim show grace and John was hear sunday grace hant well this somer tiney hant well either i hant bin over thare for a long time Ella is coming over whin school is out i may go home with hear alice is thare going to bee iney bareys out thare this year if thare is pot me a can if i dont get to come come over if you can and sooner than you said if you can well you will get tierd reading this sory riting so i will stop by asking you to answer soon love and best wishes too all from mother to alice one and all by by this is the third leater for me to rite this eavning.”
Children of Joseph and Amma:
i. Claud Daugherty, born 4/14/1880 in Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN.
x. James Oscar Daugherty (10), born 2/27/1899 in Wagoner, OK.