Some Descendants of John ASHURST

Some Descendants of John ASHURST of Anderson County, TN:

William Doughty married Rachel Porcher:

*Marriage Notices in the South Carolina Gazette and its Successors, 1732-1801, issue dated March 8, 1770:  “On this day, Feb. 22, 1770, Mr. William Doughty was married to Rachel Porcher, youngest daughter of Isaac Porcher, Esq.”

Children of William Doughty and Rachel Porcher:  James Daugherty, born 1770, South Carolina. 

James Daugherty, born 1770 in South Carolina, married Agnes (maiden name unknown), and had:

Daniel Daugherty, born circa 1787 in South Carolina, married 1) Hannah Ashurst, daughter of John and Emelia Ashurst.  She was born circa 1795 and died in 1836.  Daniel married 2) Mary West, September 10, 1838.  He married 3) Sarah Rogers.  Daniel died December 20, 1882.  [Transcriber’s note :  See Anderson County court and estate records that document his marriage to John Ashurst’s daughter.]

*West Union Association of United Baptists Minutes:  “Daniel Daugherty was born in South Carolina in the year 1798; was brought when an infant to Anderson County, Tennessee, on the head of the New River, where he spent his days.  He lived with three loving companions in succession; was a member of the Baptist Church about seven years.  Died in full hope of the reward of the just, on the 20th day of December 1882.”

Children of Daniel and Hannah Ashurst [Transcriber’s note:  See John  Ashurst’s  estate documents and court records in Anderson County, TN for children of this marriage]:

Ell Daugherty, born 1815, married Nancy Arthur

James Daugherty, born 1819 married Melviney West

Joshua J. Daugherty, born 1825, married Parmelia Daugherty

Noah, born 1826, married 1) Barbara Patterson 2) Mary White

Elisha, born 1830, married Nancy Byrge

Jesse, born 1834, married Nancy E. Carroll

Children of Daniel Daugherty and Mary West:

Eliza, born May 15, 1839

John B., born November 8, 1842, married Sarah Davis

William, born October 11, 1845

Sarah/Sallie, born October 24, 1849

Elizabeth, born June 16, 1853, married John Daugherty

[Transcribed by Stephanie A. Hill from original typescript in the genealogy vertical files at Lake City Library.]

Transcriber’s note:  Other than the 2 sources mentioned in the text, there are no sources cited that document the facts in this line.  Please use this as a guide only for further research.

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