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Answer to Query: Parents of James B. Dooley

About Query: Name of parents of James B. Dooley

By Lila Ford

Adair County Genealogical Society

James Dooley was born November 1, 1867 and died August 19, 1906.

He was married to Susan Jane Burton, daughter of Gideon and Sarah M. Curry Burton.

The had the following children: Nora born 1888, Gracy born 1890, Lindy born 1892, Liza born 1899, and Mattie Evalene "Lena" born 1895, Chester born 1896 and I show Elvin birth unknown.

James was shot and killed by Liege Burton in 1906.

According to the Adair County 1870 Census:In the Columbia District: Family #468:
  • William Dooley age 26 Male White Born in Ky Farm Laborer
  • Eliza J. Dooley age 21 Female White Born in Ky. Keeping house
  • Martha A. Dooley age 5 Female White Born in Ky
  • James B. Dooley age 2 Male White Born in Ky.
This would be the correct age for the James B. Dooley. Hope this helps. -Lila Ford
(ADV) The Adair County Review is a quarterly publication of the Adair County Genealogical Society, it is received by all members of the Society. It is published in the Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. Membership is open to anyone interested in the preservation of history of Adair County and the surrounding counties of Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor. Annual dues are $15.00. Membership can be mailed to Adair County Genealogical Society , P.O. Box 613, Columbia, Ky. 42728. Membership renewal is due in January of each year. Meetings are held at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg St. Columbia, KY., and are held on the first Monday night of each month. Meetings begin at 6pmCT. For more information about the Genealogical Society you can call the Adair County Public Library at (270) 384-2472 or contact Lila Ford at

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