Daugherty, James, Dd
Daugherty, James, D.D.
a Congregational minister, wash born in Park, near Lairmount, County Londonderry, Ireland, April 9, 1796. He came to America in 1819, and went to South Hero, Vermont. After preparatory studies with the Reverend Asa Lyon, and in St. Albans' Academy, he graduated from the University of Vermont in 1830, studying theology with Reverend O.S. Hoyt, of Hinesburg, and also with W. Smith, D.D., of St. Albans. He was ordained as an evangelist, January 18, 1832, and for some time labored for the Colonial Missionary Society; was also a teacher at Frost Village and Sheffbrd; Canada; was installed at Milton, Vermont, September 28, 1836, and dismissed July 5, 1848. He next was agent for the Foreign Evangelical Society one year; then acting pastor at Fairfax, Vermont, from 1849 to 1851. November 12, 1857, he was installed at Johnson; dismissed March 12, 1867, and remained there without charge until his death, June 10, 1878. (W.P.S.)