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Subject: [DOOLEY] James W. Dooley - more clues, hopefully
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2001 12:41:09 EDT


James W. Dooly was in the Habersham Co., GA census in 1820 next door to
Charlotte Baker & also there in 1830 but was in Cherokee Co., GA 1834 and in
Forsyth Co., GA by 1840 census. He may have been in some way related to or
connected to Elisha Dooly of Kenzie's Dist. Habersham Co., GA who was
recorded as winning land in Lee Co. in the 1827 Land lottery; and was in the
Cherokee Nation 1831 and Cherokee Co., GA 1834.

>From Whites Among the Cherokees
Georgia 1831, under Whites Allowed to Remain in the Cherokee Nation:

Page 40, Elisha Dooly, with wife and 2 children, occupation - blacksmith

Page 66, Elisha Dooly, wife and seven children, occupation - farmer

Page 151, Census of the white population of Cherokee County on 29th March
1834:

James W. Dooly - No. in family -6

Elisha Dooly - No. in family - 5

In the book "Cry Of The Eagle" by Forest C. Wade, Mae Taylor is listed as one
of the contributors of information in the acknowledgments section. She was a
descendant of Lewis Blackburn who owned the famous "Blackburn Inn" located on
Federal Road at Hightower in NW Forsyth County, Georgia.

Listed among the overnight guests from their ledger book for 1837/1838 were:
President James Monroe, .... Elisha Dooley, James Dooley, R J Dooley et al.

R.J. Dooley is also in the Forsyth Co. records, he married Parmela Hudson
there in Dec. 1838.

A James Dooley married Martha Wadkins in Forsyth Co. Feb. 1840.

If anyone knows anything about any of these men, PLEASE reply to this
message. Thanks.
Pat




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