Brooklyn Standard Union obit June 4, 1918. Sarah Elizabeth SHEPARD DOUGHERTY, who died on Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Delevan L. PIERSON, Upper Montclair, N.J. was born in Troy, N.Y., on April 17, 1839, and came to Brooklyn in her early childhood, where she lived until a year ago. Her father was a prominent lumber merchant, a resident of the Heights and an elder in the Second Presbyterian Church. She was for many years an active member of the Kent Street Reformed Church, being a teacher in the Sunday School, an officer in the Ladies' Benevolent Association and one of the founders of the Greenpoint Home for the Aged and a member of the Board of Managers. She is survived by one son, Horace W., of Brooklyn; Mrs. S., of Montclair; Mrs. Hugh ROBERTS, of Jersey City, and Mrs. Delevan L. PIERSON, of Montclair. I am not related.