Edward Dougherty was born 29 Dec 1789 in Derry Co., Ireland. He may have been the son of John and Martha (Hayes) Dougherty who in 1792 came to the U.S., settling first in Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, and later in Washington Co., Pennsylvania. It was here Edward married Martha Vance 12 Feb 1818. They moved to Washington Twp., Guernsey Co., Ohio in 1823, and in 1836 Edward became a naturalized citizen. In 1856 the family moved to Mt. Pleasant, Henry Co., Iowa. Edward died 6 Dec 1874 at age 84, and Martha died 9 Jan 1880 at age 83. Children included Robert V., who remained in Guernsey Co., Ohio;, Elizabeth; Martha; John E.; Isaac; Edward; James;, Fletcher and David. Likely a tenth child. Interested in any additional information.