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Where did the Irish Daughtry family come from? When did the Daughtry family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Daughtry family history?The original Gaelic versions of today's Irish names demonstrate a proud, ancient past. The original Gaelic form of the name Daughtry is O Dochartaigh, from the word "dochartach," which means hurtful or obstructive.
The recording of names in Ireland during the Middle Ages was an inconsistent endeavor at best. Since the general population did not know how to read or write, they could only specify how their names should be recorded orally. Research into the name Daughtry revealed spelling variations, including Dockeray, Dockerty, Dockharty, Dogherty, Dougharty, Dougherty, Doherty, Doherety, Dohertey, Docherty, Docharty, MacDevitt and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Daughtry research. Another 274 words(20 lines of text) covering the years 1170, 1208, 1587, 1608, 1783, and 1850 are included under the topic Early Daughtry History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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A great mass of Ireland's native population left the island in the 19th century, seeking relief from various forms of social, religious, and economic discrimination. This Irish exodus was primarily to North America. If the migrants survived the long ocean journey, many unfortunately would find more discrimination in the colonies of British North America and the fledgling United States of America. These newly arrived Irish were, however, wanted as a cheap source of labor for the many large agricultural and industrial projects that were essential to the development of what would become two of the wealthiest nations in the western world. Early immigration and passenger lists indicate many people bearing the Daughtry name: Bridget Dogherty who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1849; Alexander, Charles, Cornelius, Daniel, Edward, Francis, George, James, John, Patrick, Thomas, Doherty, all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860.
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