Sheriff John Quincy Daugherty, Sr.

Sheriff John Quincy Daugherty, Sr.

Uvalde County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, March 18, 1865

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John Quincy Daugherty, Sr.

Sheriff John Daugherty was shot and killed by a member of the Owens Gang after having arrested the gang's leader the previous day.

Sheriff Daugherty was a Confederate Army Civil War veteran and had been elected as sheriff only seven months earlier. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Indicted for murder


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Thank you grandpa for your service and sacrifice. So very proud of our family. Your legacy goes on. Always Remembered and Never Forgotton.

Your Great Grand-Daughter,
Debra J. Daugherty-Carter

Debra Carter
Great Grand-Daughter

September 6, 2022

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