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Alfred Judson Daugherty

Male 1863 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Alfred Judson Daugherty 
    Nickname Jud 
    Born 2 Oct 1863  Ohio Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Buried Hackett Cemetery in Livermore, Mclean County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7537  MyTree
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2009 

    Father Thomas Jefferson Daugherty,   b. 6 Jan 1830, Spencer Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1906, Ohio Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Sarah Elizabeth Ferguson 
    Married KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Luellen Palestine Kessinger,   bur. Hackett Cemeter in Livermore, Mclean County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 4 Feb 1885  Butler Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F3946  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • ALFRED JUDSON "JUD" DAUGHERTY was born October 2, 1863 in Ohio County,
      Kentucky and married LUELLEN "LUELLA" PALESTINE KESSINGER on February
      4, 1885 in Butler County, Kentucky. Luella was born in October 24,
      1870 in Butler County, Kentucky to Virgil Preston Kessinger and Sarah
      Elizabeth Gilstrap. Sarah and Virgil were first cousins. Virgil's
      mother, Mary Daugherty the wife of Isaac Kessinger, and Sarah's
      father, Christopher C. Gilstrap who maried Anny W. Ferguson Marrs,
      were siblings. Alfred Judson Daugherty died October 4, 1942 in Mclean
      County, Kentucky where he is buried at Hackett Cemetery in Livermore.
      Luella died January 10, 1908 while giving birth. Luella is buried at
      Richland Cemetery in Livermore and has no marker. Three of Alfred and
      Luella's children died before the 1900 cencus, their names unknown,
      one was a twin to their daughter Mahala. I found an interesting
      article in the 1998 summer issue of Fiddler Magazine about a Butler
      County fiddler named Charlie Kessinger. He mentions Alfred Judson
      Daugherty, "I played a tune for a long time before I knowed any name
      for it. My daddy caught it from an old cross-eyed man whistling it. We
      always called it Jud Daugherty's Tune. That was the old man's name.
      One of my neighbors wanted me to bring my violin one night and play
      somewhere. I began to paly it and he began singing right after me.
      'Down in New Orleans,' that was the name of it." Alfred Judson and
      Luella are parents of the following children born in Ohio County,
      Kentucky:

      1. Martin Newton Daugherty born May 7, 1888 and married Mary Ann
      "Mandy" Burden on November 13, 1909 in Mclean County, Kentucky. Mary
      Ann is the daughter of Marlin Burden and Sylvania Jane Howerton and
      was born February 26, 1892 and died 1959.

      2. Lula Rosa Daugherty born May 31, 1890 and married William Clay
      Davis April 15, 1910 in Mclean County, Kentucky. William was born
      January 11, 1879 in Daviess County, Kentuckyto William Thomas Davis
      and Sarah Jane Lamb. Lula died March 4, 1978 in Mclean County and
      William Clay died August 27, 1961 in the same county. They are buried
      in Livermore at Oak Hill Cemetery in Mclean County, Kentucky.

      3. Lonnie Trubert Daugherty was born September of 1892. He married
      Luvina D. Casey on April 30, 1914 in Butler County, Kentucky. Luvina
      was born May 1, 1899 in Butler County and is the daughter of George
      Washington Casey Sr and Mircilla E. Embry. Luvina died September24,
      1966 in Butler County. Lonnie died November 26, 1921. He was using a
      fodder shredder that he had invented when one of the teeth flew out
      and killed him . A fodder shredder prepares soiled hay from the stalls
      of farm animals for use fertilizing crops.

      4. Harrison Collins Daugherty was born July 13, 1896 and died November
      2, 1870. He married1. Pearl Easter 2. Alta May Phelps born November
      25, 1890. She divorced Harrison and married his cousin Wiley
      Daugherty. 3. Rosa Bell Embry on may 28, 1917 in Butler County. She is
      the daughter of Grayson Embry and Mariah Swift. 4. Lee Coin in 1922 in
      Mclean County, Kentucky. She is the daughter of George and Mabel Coin.

      5. *Mahala Ann Daugherty was born January 4, 1899 and died March 16,
      1978 in Mclean County, Kentucky. She married James Jackson Kessinger.

      6. William D. "Willie" Daugherty born 1902 and married 1) Myrtle Embry
      on April 16, 1917 in Butler County, Kentucky and 2) Ruth Mae Brown on
      May 12, 1923 in Mclean, County, Kentucky. Ruth was born to Bud and
      Lulia Brown on November 2, 1902 in Mclean County, Kentucky.

      7. Chlora Edna "Chlorie" Daugherty born 1908 and married Therman
      Embry. They both died in Indianapolis, Indiana and are buried at
      Centertown, in Ohio County, Kentucky.

      Alfred Judson is buried in Livermore, Mclean County, Ky in Hackett Cemetery. Just as you enter the cemetery his marker is the first one on the right beside of a large tree. Alfred's wife Luella Palestine Kessinger is buried at Richland Cemetery just outside of Livermore. She has no stone.... This cemetery lies between 3rd and 4th street and is on a hill... Hackett Cemetery was all grown up in woods when I was growing up and the city cleaned the hill off in the 80's.... Alfred Judson Daugherty actually was living with his daughter Lula Rosa Daugherty and her Husband Clay Davis at the foot of the cemetery when he died. My Aunt Juanita Davis told me that when she was a child she would run by his house when he was sitting on the porch and yell, "Smarty, Smarty, Old Man Daugherty" and he would shake his cane at her and laugh. She actually married his grandson Quay Kassinger when she grew up.... When I was about 8 years old my grandfather, George Davis, told me that there was a pipe at the cemetery and if I yelled, "Who goes there," into it, I would get an answer. He lived near it and followed me when I tried it. Then he wispered from behind a tree, "Just us stiffs," and I ran screaming for Mom. He got a huge laugh out of it and I did not go back to the cemetery for a long time. (Source: Holly Johnson)