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Patrick W. Dougherty

Born:  Approx 1854

LODD:  3/21/1904

Burial:  Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, Delaware

Fire Company:  Water Witch #5, Wilmington Volunteers

Patrick W. Dougherty was a Fireplug Inspector for the Water Department of the City of Wilmington.  He was the drive of a chemical engine for the Water Witch Fire Company, when he was injured during the course of performing his fire duties on one occasion.  He never recovered from those injuries and died at his residence at 1810 Gilpin Avenue.  He was approximately 50 years of age. 

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