OBITUARY FOR ISRAEL
compiled by Faye V Bell, SLC, 2012
Emmett (Mickey)Daugherty was born on August 3, 1891, in Jasper County, Indiana,
to Paris and Lucy Daugherty. In the late
1890s, the family became residents of Wyoming
leasing a place near Greybull. Early in
the 1900s, Paris Daugherty bought 960 acres from Jake Untsinger,
sheep were run, a crop of oats raised so Israel Daugherty was reared to the
ranching and farming business. He was
educated at a country school near Greybull,
WY. He was considered a successful rancher
improving ranch property eight miles southeast of Ten Sleep, WY. He ran some five hundred head of high-grade
cattle with the brands Square and Compass. Israel
was married to Thelma Rice; the couple had two children—Esther (1924) and Israel,
Jr. (1927). Thelma Rice Daugherty passed
away in 1928. Later Mickey married
Bertha Dow Lewis at Billings,
Montana March 24, 1945. Bertha had a daughter Betty Lavonne that Israel
took into his home as well. On February 20, 1963, Israel
Emmett Daugherty passed away. [These data have been taken from The Historical
Encyclopedia of Wyoming, pp.1454-1460, found in the Family History Library in
SLC, UT and the Ten Sleep registry for the death of Thelma Rice Daugherty.]
Memories: At the time of his death, Israel Emmett
Daugherty had three grandchildren:
Merlyn Daugherty, daughter of Merlyn B Mills and Israel (Bub)
Daugherty; Lester and Daniel Daugherty, sons of Bub
and Carol English. Fb
Children of Israel Emmett
Daugherty not buried in the Ten Sleep Cemtery:
Emmett Daugherty, Jr.
1927 - 1998
Northern Wyoming Daily News, Worland,
WY, Friday, March 20, 1998, page
TEN SLEEP --- Ten Sleep native and former longtime resident Israel "Bub" Daugherty, 70, died on Sunday, March 15 in Pahrump, Nev.,
after a long fight against cancer.
He was born in Ten Sleep on May 24, 1927, a son of Israel "Mickey" and
Thelma Rice Daugherty. Mickey's father Paris Daugherty was one of the
early settlers in the Ten Sleep area, and the first vehicle in the Ten Sleep
area was owned by Paris.
"Bub" married Carol
English in 1953. They had two sons --- Lester Andrew, born Dec. 28, 1955;
and Daniel Earl, born Dec. 20, 1959.
"Bub" married Winifred
"Wyn" Bell on March 10, 1980.
Mr. Daugherty was a cowboy all his life, working on the family ranch near Ten
Sleep. He was a top hand with horses. It was said he could get more
out of a horse than anyone else. His natural was with horses would
classify him as a "horse whisperer" by today's standards. He
was known for having excellent horses with lots of spirit and endurance.
Like many cowboys, Mr. Daugherty had some wild and interesting times while
growing up. He once killed two dear with the same bullet, yet emptied his
pistol on a skunk and the skunk got away.
He is survived by his wife; and by his two sons, Lester of Ten Sleep and Daniel
of Mesquite, Texas.
Services are scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at the Ten Sleep Methodist Church.
Addition to the March 20,
1998 Northern Wyoming Daily News obituary for
Merlyn Be Mills, Daughter of Milo and Ireta (Sawyer) Mills was the first wife of Israel “Bub” Emmett Daughrty, Jr. She died giving birth to their first child,
Merlyn B. Daugherty.