Surname: McDougal

Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

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Biography of Henry Clay McDougal

Henry Clay McDougal was born in Marion county, Virginia (now West Virginia), December 9, 1844, and was the second son of John Fletcher and Elvira Boggess McDougal, who were born and reared in that county. His great grandfather, William McDougal, was a Scotch Presbyterian clergyman, who came from the highlands and settled on the Monongahela River, in Virginia, in the year 1770. His maternal ancestors came from England under the second charter granted by James I, in 1609, to the company of ” Adventurers and planters, etc., for the first colony in Virginia,” and first settled on the James River about 1621, and later, 1660, on the Potomac, in Fairfax county, from which place his great-grandfather, Lindsay Boggess, removed in 1799 to Marion county. His father was a farmer and stock-raiser, and the son lived upon the farm the greater part of the time until the commencement of the late rebellion. He received a limited education, such as was afforded in the common schools of the country, being deprived of the benefit of a collegiate course-upon which he was just ready to enter-by the commencement of the Civil War. Early in 1861 his elder brother and most of his schoolmates became avowed secessionists, and many of them at once enlisted in the Confederate army; but believing his highest duty was to the general government rather than to the State...

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Biographical Sketch of John F. McDougal

John F. McDougal. This gentleman was born in Virginia, May 1, 1814, and lived there till March, 1866, and there acquired his education. His coming to Missouri was on the last named date, and here again he engaged in farming, as he had done in Virginia, though he found a much more inviting field for agriculture here than in the time-worn” mother of Presidents.” Mr. McDougal came straight to Daviess county and settled in Lincoln township just when, this country was first recovering from the evil effects of the Civil War. He has been quite successful as a farmer and stock-raiser, and now owns one of the best farms in Lincoln township, his place containing 327 acres of fine land which he has well improved and adapted to the stock business. Mr. McDougal was married, in Virginia, December 29; 1863;. to Miss Harriet C. Upton, by which union they have two children; named respectively, Basil H., and Sarah M. Mr. McDougal is a live man in respect to enterprise and thrift, and bears an unspotted reputation, as a man and...

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1910 Census of Fort Shaw Industrial Indian School

Fort Shaw Industrial Indian Boarding School opened in 1891 in Montana. It was discontinued 30 June 1910, due to declining enrollment. In 1904, it had a famous girls’ basketball team that barnstormed its way to St. Louis playing basketball and performing, and won the “World Championship” at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. This census was requested by the Department of the Interior for a listing of all the Indians enrolled at Fort Shaw Indian School for June 1910 in answer to Circular #448. Key to Relation Father – F    Mother – M Sister – S    Brother – B...

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