Bio: Doughty Family

Surnames: Doughty, Wright, Doeghty, Hurd, Tomsyck, Calkins, Logan, Meddaugh, Overbeck

----Sources: Census Records, Newspaper Clippings, Death, Marriage and Birth Records

Family Members

Obit: Doughty, Francis Ann (1834 - 1914)

----Source: Grand Rapids Tribune, Grand Rapids, Wis.,  June 10, 1914

Death of Mrs. Francis Doughty. Mrs. Francis Doughty, who made her home with her son Orliff Doughty on the west side, died on Sunday after a lingering illness, she having been an Invalid for six years past.

Deceased who was eighty years of age, was born at Liberty Falls, New York, and has been a resident of Wisconsin during the past thirty years, She is survived by five, children, Orliff Doughty and Mrs. Jane Meddaugh of this city, Oscar Doughty of Milwaukee, Curtis 'Doughty of Curry, New York, and Jerry Doughty of Rudolph.

The funeral services were held Tuesday morning from the home of Orliff Doughty, Rev. H, C. Logan of Methodist church officiating.


----Source: Grand Rapids Tribune, Grand Rapids, September 28, 1916

Orliff Doughty submitted, to a light surgical operation 4at the Riverview hospital on Tuesday.

----Source: Daily Leader Grand Rapids Wisconsin June 20, 1917


Justice Calkins fined Nick Tomsyck $35 and costs for selling liquor to minors. This is the third case against saloon keepers disposed of during the past week, on charges preferred by Orliff Doughty.

Tomsyck entered a plead of nolo contemlere.


----Source: Daily Leader, Grand Rapids Wisconsin January 16, 1918

Mrs. F. Nehling of Milwaukee is expected to arrive in the city tomorrow to attend the funeral of Mrs. O. Doughty.

Private Archie Doughty, who is stationed at Camp Mac Arthur, Waco, Texas, with Battery D, 120th. Field Artillery, is expected to arrive home Thursday evening to attend the funeral of his mother, Mrs. O. Doughty, who died suddenly yesterday (15 Jan 1918).  The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at two o'clock from the home on Eighth avenue north. Oscar Doughty of Milwaukee will also come up to attend the funeral.

Obit: Doughty, Harriet "Hattie" Wright (1869 - 1918)

----Source: Grand Rapids Tribune, Grand Rapids, January 17, 1918


Mrs. Orliif Doughty died at her home in this city on Tuesday morning shortly before noon from heart failure. She was alone in the house at the time, and 11 was not known that there was anything the matter until Mr. Doughty went home shortly before dinner, when he found her lying on the bed. Medical assistance was summoned at once, but It was found that she had apparently passed away before Mr. Doughty arrived, although the body was still warm. The announcement was necessarily a great shock to her friends and relatives in this city, as she had been in about the usual health so tar as was known.

Deceased was born in Newburg, New York, 47 years ago, and came to Grand Rapids about 27 years ago (Feb 1869). She is survived by her husband and 12 children, the latter being Mrs., Harry Overbeck of this city, Oscar Doughty of Milwaukee, Mrs. Fred Willard of Peshtigo, Mrs., George Henry of Nekoosa, Archie Doughty of Waco, Texas, and Beatrice; Athol, Esther, Glenn, Elna, Orliss, Gerald and Marion at home.

The funeral will be held on Friday afternoon. at 2:30 o'clock from the home, the services being conducted by Rev. R. J, Locke of the Congregational church.


Personal Mention

----Source: Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune July 21, 1923

Mrs.Carl Anderson of Milwaukee is making aft extended visit at the home of her father, Orliff Doughty of Tenth street.


Obit: Willard, Robert Donald (1917 - 1923)

----Source: Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune August 2, 1923

Young Son Succumbs

Word has, been received here of the death of Robert Donald Willard, six year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Willard, Milwaukee. Mrs. Willard was formerly Miss Mable Doughty, daughter of Orliff Doughty, this city (Wisconsin Rapids).

Orliff Doughty and daughters, Marion and Esther, and Mr. and Mrs. George Henry left today for Milwaukee where they will attend the funeral.

----Source: Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., Daily Tribune May 7, 1928

Orliff Doughty of Milwaukee, is spending a few days here with relatives.


Obit: Willard, Mabel Doughty (1896 - 1969)

Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune October 13, 1969

Mrs. Mabel Willard

Mrs. Mabel Willard, 73, a former resident of Wisconsin Rapids died Oct. 7 at West Allis, where funeral services were held Friday with burial in Wanderers' Rest Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Owen, Chicago; five sisters, Mrs. Harry Oberbeck Sr., Mrs. Minard Gaulke and Mrs. George Henry, all of Wisconsin Rapids; Beatrice Doughty and Mrs. Charles Tamingo, Miami, Fla.; two brothers, Oscar and Glen Doughty, West Allis, and three grandchildren.

Mrs. Willard was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Orliff Doughty of Wisconsin Rapids.


Obit: Oberbeck, Kinda (1883 - 1975)

----Source: Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune February 4, 1975

Mrs. Kinda (Doughty) Oberbeck (1883 Jun 9 - 4 Feb 1975)

Mrs. Kinda Oberbeck, 86, died at 3 o'clock this morning at Edgewater Haven following a lingering illness.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Higgins & Sons Funeral Chapel, the Rev. William Lange officiating, with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.

The former Kinda M. Doughty was born June 9, 1888, in the town of Sherwood, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orliff Doughty. She married Harry Oberbeck Sr. in October of 1905, here. He died Feb. 7, 1967. She lived in the Wisconsin Rapids area all her life and was a past member of American War Mothers and American Legion Auxiliary.

Surviving are three sons, Harry Jr. and Gerhardt, both of Wisconsin Rapids; and Robert, Madison; two sisters, Mrs. Minard Gaulke, St. Peterburg, Fla.; and Mrs. George Henry, Wisconsin Rapids; 14 grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. A son and a daughter preceded her in death.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 p.m. Wednesday until time of services Thursday.

*Born in Chicago, Illinois, USA on 4 Mar 1883 to Ludwig Oberbeck and Marie Sophia Duvel. Harry married Kinda M. Doughty and had 5 children. He passed away on 7 Feb 1967 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, USA.

Parents: Ludwig Oberbeck (1851-1922); Marie Sophia Duvel (1849-1916)
Spouse: Kinda M Doughty (1888-1975)
Children: Gertrude Oberbeck, Harry R Oberbeck, Richard M Oberbeck, Robert J Oberbeck, Arthur Walter Oberbeck


1870 Federal Census, Liberty, Sullivan County, NY, pg. 13, family 346

Ezekiel Doughty, white married male farmer

Household Members
Ezekiel Doughty M 41y (1829) New York
Frances Ann Doughty F 40y New York
Enletta Doughty F 21y New York
Jane Ann Doughty F 16y New York
Levi Doughty M 12y New York
Osker Doughty M 10y (1860) New York
Orliff Doughty F 6y New York
Mary Ella Doughty F 5m New York
Jeremiah Doughty M 4y (1866) New York


1875 Federal Census, Liberty, Sullivan, New York, United States, pg. 6, family 42, line 34

Orliff Doughty, Male

Household Members
Ezekiel Doughty M 47
Wife Frances Doughty F 46
Daughter Elletty Doughty F 23
Daughter Jane A Doughty F 19
Son Levi Doughty M 17
Son Ascar (Oscar) Doughty M 13
Son Orliff Doughty M 10
Son Jeremiah Doughty M 9

1900 Federal Census, ED 103 Grant & Pine Grove towns, Portage, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 11, family 194

Hattie Doughty, white female
Birth Date: Feb 1869
Birthplace: New York
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 12
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1888
Mother of how many children: 8
Number of Living Children: 7

Household Members
Head Orliff Doughty M 35 (Mar 1865) New York
Wife Hattie Doughty F 31 (Feb 1869) New York
Daughter Kinda Doughty F 12 (Jun 1888) Wisconsin (was born June 9, 1888 in the town of Sherwood, Clark Co., Wis.)
Daughter Mira Doughty F 10 (Feb 1890) Wisconsin
Son Oscar Doughty M 8 (Nov 1892) Wisconsin
Daughter Gracie Doughty F 6 (Jun 1894) Wisconsin
Daughter Mabel Doughty F 4 (May 1896) Wisconsin
Son Archie Doughty M 3 (Oct 1897) Wisconsin
Son Doughty (Orliff, Jr.) M 1 (Jul 1899) Wisconsin

1910 Federal Census, Grand Rapids Ward 5, Wood, Wisconsin, pg. 2, family 26

Name: Orliff Doughty, white married male
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York

Household Members
Head: Orliff Doughty M 44y (1866) New York
Spouse: Harriet Doughty F 40y (1870) New York
Daughter Myra J Doughty F 20y (1890) Wisconsin
Son Oscar B Doughty M 17y (1893) Wisconsin
Daughter Grace Blanche Doughty F 15y (1895) Wisconsin
Daughter Mabel Doughty F 13y (1897) Wisconsin
Son Archie Doughty M 12y (1898) Wisconsin
Son Orliff Doughty M 10y (1899) Wisconsin
Daughter Beatrice E Doughty F 8y (1902) Wisconsin
Daughter Athel F Doughty F 7y (1903) Wisconsin
Daughter Esther Doughty F 5y (1905) Wisconsin
Son Glenn Doughty M 3y (1907) Wisconsin
Daughter Elmer Doughty F 2y (1908) Wisconsin


1910 Federal Census, Pine Grove, Portage, Wisconsin, pg. 4, family 85


Francis Doughty, white, widowed female
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York

Household Members
Head: John A Meddaugh M 29y Wisconsin
Wife: Nellie L Meddaugh F 26y Wisconsin
Son: Darroll R Meddaugh M 5y Wisconsin
Daughter: Vera L Meddaugh F 3y Wisconsin
Daughter: Violet V Meddaugh F 1y 6m Wisconsin
Grandmother: Francis Doughty F 78y (1832) New York
Mother: Jane Meddaugh F 50y New York

1930 Federal Census, Wisconsin Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin, Dist, 39, family 88, line 52

Orliff Doughty, white widowed male
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York

Household Members
Head Harry Oberbeck M 48 Illinois
Wife Kenda M Oberbeck F 43 Wisconsin
Son Harry Oberbeck M 23 Wisconsin
Daughter-in-law Mildred M Oberbeck F 19 Wisconsin
Son Richard M Oberbeck M 14 Wisconsin
Son Robert J Oberbeck M 12 Wisconsin
Father Orliff Doughty M 65 New York


Wisconsin Birth Records


Alfred Doughty
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 22 Apr 1885
Father's Name: Oscar Doughty
Mother's Name: Alina E. Willems


Gender: Male
Birth Date: 19 Sep 1886
Father's Name: Oscar Doughty
Mother's Name: Alina E. Willems

Ohio Marriage Records

William Alexander
Birthplace: Milton, Ky.
Spouse's Name: Beatrice Doughty
Spouse's Birth Date: 1901
Spouse's Birthplace: Almond, Wis.
Spouse's Age: 23
Marriage Date: 27 Dec 1924
Place: Miami County, Ohio
Father's Name: William Alexander
Mother's Name: Belle Sudith
Spouse's Father's Name: Orliff Doughty
Spouse's Mother's Name: Harriet Wright
Marital Status: Single
Spouse's Marital Status: Single


Wisconsin Marriage Records


Jery Doughty
Birthplace: New York
Spouse's Name: Anna Heisler
Spouse's Birthplace: Washington Co., Wis
Event Date: 14 Nov 1888
Event Place: Grant, Clark, Wisconsin
Father's Name: Ezekiel Doughty
Mother's Name: Francis
Spouse's Father's Name: Carl Heisler
Spouse's Mother's Name: Agnes Hads
Race: White
Spouse's Race: White


Alfred G. Doeghty
Birthplace: Neillsville, Wisconsin
Spouse's Name: Annie Hurd
Spouse's Birthplace: Clintonville, Wisconsin
Event Date: 30 Mar 1905
Event Place: Pine Grove, Portage, Wisconsin
Father's Name: Oscar Doeghty
Mother's Name: Lina Doeghty
Spouse's Father's Name: Frank Hurd
Spouse's Mother's Name: Carrie Hurd
Race: White
Spouse's Race: White

Illinois Death Index

Orliff H. Doughty
Death Date & Place: 28 May 1947, Belvedere, Boone, Illinois
Gender: Male
Age: 47
Birth Date: 23 Jul 1899
Birthplace: Almond, Wisconsin
Father's Name: Orliff Doughty
Father's Birthplace: Libertyville, N.Y.
Mother's Name: Harriett Wright
Mother's Birthplace: Newburg, N.Y.
Occupation: painter, general painting
Residence Place: Belvedere, Boone, Illinois
Spouse's Name: Erma
Spouse's Titles and Terms (Original):
Burial Date: 02 Jun 1947
Burial Place: North Freedom, Sauk, Wisconsin
Cemetery: North Freedom



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