Samuel Davies1

d. before 1 August 1901
Death*before 1 August 1901He died before 1 August 1901, the date of his son Samuel's marriage to Ellen Gerrard.1

Family

Child1.Samuel Davies1

Citations

  1. [S1659] IrishGenealogy.ie, online at https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/, Civil Records, marriage by licence on 22 August 1901 of Samuel Davies of Obelisk Park, Blackrock, County Dublin, full age, bachelor, gardener, son of Samuel Davies (deceased), shopkeeper and Ellen Gerrard of Allenstown, County Meath, full age, spinster, daughter of John Gerrard, steward, married in the Parish Church of Ardbraccan, witnesses Margaret Gerrard and Charles Gerrard, registered in the registration district of Navan, viewed online at https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/…. Hereinafter cited as IrishGenealogy.ie.

William James Davies1

b. 23 April 1906, d. 14 April 1985
Birth*23 April 1906William James Davies was born on 23 April 1906 in Ystalyfera, Glamorganshire, Wales.1
Marriage*He married Hester Frances Martin, daughter of John Charles Collins Martin and Marie Heukendorff.1
Death*14 April 1985He died on 14 April 1985 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, at age 78.1

Family

Hester Frances Martin b. 19 Jun 1902, d. 15 Apr 1986

Citations

  1. [S1982] Martin Notcutt, "Descendant Chart for Robert Collins (1800-1868)", with accompanying email of information and clarification, received 25 April 2020 (e-mail address). . Hereinafter cited as "Descendant Chart for Robert Collins (1800-1868)", with accompanying email of information and clarification.

Andrew Jackson Davis1

b. 25 August 1859, d. 7 August 1916
Birth*25 August 1859Andrew Jackson Davis was born on 25 August 1859 in Crawford County, Missouri.1
Marriage*3 January 1886He married first Sarah Catherine Holland on 3 January 1886 in Crawford Township, Osage County, Missouri.2,1,3
(Husband) Death17 February 1893Andrew became a widower with a 6 year old son when Sarah Catherine (Holland) Davis died on 17 February 1893 at age 24.2
Death*7 August 1916He died on 7 August 1916 in Asher, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, at age 561
Burial* and was buried in Wanette Cemetery, Wanette, Pottawatomie County.1

Family

Sarah Catherine Holland b. 1869, d. 17 Feb 1893
Child1.Thomas Jefferson Davis3 b. 28 Oct 1886, d. 7 Feb 1972

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Andrew Jackson Davis, Memorial# 51717614. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah Catherine (Holland) Davis, Memorial# 219504006.
  3. [S2175] Oklahoma, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1890-1995, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 6 September 1908 at Mrs. N. E. Medley's house in Avoca Township, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA, of Alice Medley of Pottawatomie County, age 15, born about 1893 in Oklahoma, daughter of J W Medley and N E Heathman, and Tom J Davis of Pottawatomie County, age 21, born about 1887 in Missouri, son of A J Davis and Sallie Holland, referencing Film# 002420031. Hereinafter cited as Oklahoma, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1890-1995.

Ben P. Davis1

b. 12 November 1887
Father*Frank T. Davis1 b. 8 Oct 1857, d. 17 Mar 1915
Mother*Sarah M. Nash1 b. 26 Aug 1858, d. 12 Mar 1952
Birth*12 November 1887Ben P. Davis was born on 12 November 1887 in Union, Otoe County, Nebraska.1
Name VariationHis full name was Ben Patrick Davis.1
(Brother) Death11 December 1932His sister, Iness, died as the result of a terrible accident on 11 December 1932 in Eureka, Humboldt County, California, at age 38. Her cause of death, according to information received by the Nebraska newspaper, was from injuries received in an explosion. She had been trying to loosen the cork in a perfume bottle by holding it in a pan of hot water, when the bottle exploded.2
(Brother) Burial17 December 1932His sister's remains were returned to Nebraska, and her funeral was held in Albion on Saturday, 17 December 1932 , with interment in Rose Hill Cemetery, Albion, Boone County. In addition to her husband, Jacob, her daughter, Delores, and her mother, Sadie Sumner, the Albion newspaper reported that those attending her funeral from a distance included her son, John S. Green of Columbus, Platte County, her husband's son from his first marriage, Gilbert R. Wallick, and his wife Freda of Fremont, Dodge County, and Iness's brother, Ben P. Davis of Tekamah, Burt County.2,3

Citations

  1. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Ben Patrick Davis, born on 12 November 1887 at Union, Otoe County, Nebraska, son of Frank Davis and Sadie Nash, agency notes: Jan 1942: Name listed as BEN PATRICK DAVIS. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S2457] Accidental 1932 Death of Iness Edna (Davis) Wallick, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, Albion News, (Albion, Nebraska), Thursday, 22 December 1932, page 1, under the headline "Funeral Rites for Mrs. J. W. Wallick", reporting her death in Eureka, California on December 11th, funeral rites held Saturday, December 17 in Albion, Nebraska, with interment in Rose Hill Cemetery; Iness Edna Wallick was born April 18, 1894 at Elwood, Nebraska; death from injuries received in an explosion; she was endeavoring to loosen the cork in a perfume bottle by holding it in a pan of hot water when the bottle exploded; leaves behind her husband, J. W. Wallick, two children, John and Deloris, her mother, Mrs. John Summers, attending the funeral from away were Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Wallick of Fremont, John Green of Columbus and Ben Davis of Tekamah. Hereinafter cited as Accidental 1932 Death of Iness Edna (Davis) Wallick.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Iness Edna (Davis) Wallick, Memorial# 157260285. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Betty Davis1

Marriage*She married Ebenezer Kinney.1

Family

Ebenezer Kinney
Child1.Sarah Kinney1 b. 3 Oct 1748, d. 19 Sep 1828

Citations

  1. [S966] Bradford Adams Whittemore and Edgar Whittemore, compilers, "The Whittemore Family in America", New England Historic and Genealogical Register Volumes 106, 107 and 108 (1952-1954): Volume 108, pages 244-245. Hereinafter cited as "Whittemore Family in America."

Blanche Davis1

b. 25 November 1882, d. 1 March 1958
Birth*25 November 1882Blanche Davis was born on 25 November 1882 in North East, Erie County, Pennsylvania.2
Name VariationHer full name was Blanche Mabel Davis.2
Marriage*26 August 1902She married first Henry S. Cheeseman on 26 August 1902 in Findley Lake, Chautauqua County, New York.1,3,2,4
(Wife) Death27 October 1927Blanche became a widow when Henry S. Cheeseman died on 27 October 1927 at age 47.3
Marriage*1938She married second, as his second wife, Leroy Gordon about 1938. They had both been widowed.5,2
(Wife) Death21 June 1948Blanche became a widow for the second time when Leroy Gordon died on 21 June 1948 at age 74.5
Death*1 March 1958She died as Blanche M. Gordon on 1 March 1958 in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, at age 752
Burial* and was buried as Blanche Mabel (Davis) Cheeseman, with her first husband, in Willoughby Village Cemetery, Willoughby, Lake County, Ohio.2,3

Family 1

Henry S. Cheeseman b. 24 May 1880, d. 27 Oct 1927
Child1.Pearl E. Cheeseman1,2,6 b. 21 Jul 1903, d. 22 Sep 1966

Family 2

Leroy Gordon b. 17 Jun 1874, d. 21 Jun 1948

Citations

  1. [S2517] Cuyahoga County, Ohio, U.S., Marriage Records and Indexes, 1810-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 1 January 1923 of Howard H Smithausler, age 21, machinist, born about 1902 in Waterbury, Connecticut, son of Henry Smithausler and Emma Dressel, and Pearl E Cheeseman, age 19, born about 1904 in North East, Pennsylvania, daughter of Henry S Cheeseman and Blanche Davis, the first marriage for each, referencing Cuyahoga County Archive; Cleveland, Ohio; Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1810-1973; Volume: Vol 129-130; Page: 136; Year Range: 1922 Dec - 1923 Jun. Hereinafter cited as Cuyahoga County, Ohio, U.S., Marriage Records and Indexes, 1810-1973.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Blanche Mabel (Davis) Cheeseman, Memorial# 116248931. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Henry Sevic Cheeseman, Memorial# 116248903.
  4. [S1959] New York State, Marriage Index, 1881-1967, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Henry S. "Chesman" and Blanch M. Davis on 26 August 1902 in Findley Lake, New York, USA, citing Certificate# 16125 and referencing New York State Department of Health; Albany, NY, USA; New York State Marriage Index. Hereinafter cited as New York State, Marriage Index, 1881-1967.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lee Roy Richard Gordon, Memorial# 54170417.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Evelyn Pearl (Cheeseman) Smithausler, Memorial# 246010380.

Charity Davis1

d. 1731
Father*John Davis2 d. 1720
Mother*Mary __?__2
Relationship Note*Charity and Susanna Davis were sisters who married brothers in separate Quaker ceremonies on the same day in the same place.3
Residence*At the time of their marriages they lived in Thornbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*11 October 1729Charity married, as his first wife, Thomas Thornbury, son of Edward Thornbrough, on 11 October 1729 at a Birmingham Meeting House, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Their marriage record stated that they had the consent of their parents to marry, however their parents were not named. Members of the couple's families who attended the ceremony and signed the marriage certificate included Walter Thornbury, Edward Thornbury and Elizabeth Thornbury, siblings of the groom, Mary Davis, mother of the bride, Abraham Davis, John Davis Jr., Daniel Davis, Isaac Davis, Ann Davis and Mary Davis, all siblings of the bride.1,2
Death*1731She died around 1731 leaving no surviving children.3,2

Family

Thomas Thornbury b. c 1700, d. 1742

Citations

  1. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, Byberry Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1698-1783, page 50. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  2. [S1518] Herbert C. Standing, The Quaker Family of Thornbrough of Northern Ireland and Colonial America. Typed manuscript, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041: Herbert C. Standing, June 1976), page 11. Hereinafter cited as The Quaker Family of Thornbrough of Northern Ireland and Colonial America.
  3. [S1516] The Thornburgh Family, online at http://www.billputnam.comthornburgh.pdf. Hereinafter cited as The Thornburgh Family.

Charles W. Davis1

b. 1876
Father*James Davis1 b. Dec 1838
Mother*Mary W. Mason1 b. 1849
Birth*1876Charles W. Davis was born about 1876 in Missouri.1
(Son) Census US 18803 June 1880Charles W. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 3 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Jefferson, Scotland County, Missouri. He was 4 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James and Mary W. Davis, Year: 1880; Census Place: Jefferson, Scotland, Missouri; Roll: 736; Page: 184B; Enumeration District: 086. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.

Daisy S. Davis1

b. 1869
Father*James Davis1 b. Dec 1838
Mother*Mary W. Mason1 b. 1849
Birth*1869Daisy S. Davis was born about 1869 in Missouri.1
(Daughter) Census US 18803 June 1880Daisy S. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 3 June 1880 in the household of her parents in Jefferson, Scotland County, Missouri. She was 11 years old and had attended school within the census year.1

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James and Mary W. Davis, Year: 1880; Census Place: Jefferson, Scotland, Missouri; Roll: 736; Page: 184B; Enumeration District: 086. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.

Dennis Davis1

b. 1852, d. 1908
Birth*1852Dennis Davis was born about 1852.1
Marriage*13 July 1868He married first Louisa Frances Titus on 13 July 1868.2,1
(Husband) Death25 March 1880Dennis became a widower when Louisa Frances (Titus) Davis died on 25 March 1880 at age 27.2
Death*1908He died in 1908 at about age 561
Burial* and was buried in Seventh Day Baptist Church Cemetery, Lost Creek, Harrison County, West Virginia.1

Family

Louisa Frances Titus b. 17 May 1852, d. 25 Mar 1880
Child1.Frances Vance Davis1,3,4 b. 6 Sep 1876, d. 8 Feb 1972

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Dennis Davis, Memorial# 115338779. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Louisa Frances (Titus) Davis, Memorial# 131777876.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Frances Vance (Davis) Perkins, Memorial# 158022167.
  4. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of John F Perkins, age 35, widowed, born about 1865 in Braxton County, West Virginia, son of William and Jane Perkins, and Frances Vance Davis, age 23, born about 1877 in Harrison County, West Virginia, daughter of Dennis Davis, married on 22 March 1900 in Harrison County, West Virginia; our research notes indicate that Frances's name was originally transcribed in error as "Mary", and was later corrected, with documentation, proving her name was actually Frances Vance Davis. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.

Elias H. Davis1,2

b. 1807
Birth*1807Elias H. Davis was born about 1807 in Virginia.1
Marriage*16 September 1832He married Prudence Ross on 16 September 1832 in Lee County, Virginia.1,2

Family

Prudence Ross b. 1810
Child1.Frank T. Davis+1,3 b. 8 Oct 1857, d. 17 Mar 1915

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Elias and Prudence Davis, Year: 1860; Census Place: Jackson, Andrew, Missouri; Roll: M653_605; Page: 483; Family History Library Film: 803605. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1404] Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Elias H. Davis and Prudence Ross on 16 September 1832 in Lee County, Virginia, USA, referencing Dodd, Jordan R., et al.; Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850; Publication Place: Bountiful, UT, USA; Publisher: Precision Indexing Publishers. Hereinafter cited as Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850.
  3. [S1824] Nebraska, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1855-1908, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 17 September 1876 in Nebraska, USA, of Frank Davis, age 21, born about 1855 in Andrew County, Missouri, son of Elias Davis and Prudence Ross, and Miss Sarah Nash, age 18, born about 1858 in Otoe County, Nebraska, daughter of John and Mary _____ Nash, married by Mason Crouch, Justice of the Peace, at the house of Prudence Davis in Otoe County, Nebraska, and with Benjamin P. Davis and Cordelia Davis signing as witnesses, recorded in Otoe County, referencing State Library and Archives, Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, Nebraska. Hereinafter cited as Nebraska, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1855-1908.

Frances Vance Davis1

b. 6 September 1876, d. 8 February 1972
Father*Dennis Davis2,3,1 b. 1852, d. 1908
Mother*Louisa Frances Titus4,3 b. 17 May 1852, d. 25 Mar 1880
Birth*6 September 1876Frances Vance Davis was born on 6 September 1876 in Rockford, Harrison County, West Virginia.5,6,1,3
Marriage*22 March 1900She married, as his second wife, John F. Perkins, son of William M. Perkins and Rachel Gillespie, on 22 March 1900 in Harrison County, West Virginia.1,3,7
Census US 1900*7 June 1900Vance and John F. Perkins were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 7 June 1900 in Glade, Webster County, West Virginia. John was 35 years of age and, we suspect, a farmer, although his occupation was not reported on the census. He had been employed all 12 months of 1899, and was able to read, write and speak English. Vance was 23 years of age, and also able to read, write and speak English. They rented their farm, had been married for less than one year, and Vance had given birth to no children. The two daughters John had had with his first wife were enumerated with John and Vance in 1900. Florence and Flora were ages 17 and 15 years, respectively, were both able to read, write and speak English, and Flora had attended school for three months of the census year. A boarder, Joseph Randall, was also enumerated in the Perkins household in 1900. He was single, 29 years of age, had been born in Pennsylvania, and worked as a Teamster.8
(Wife) Death25 June 1928Frances became a widow when John Floyd Perkins died on 25 June 1928 at age 63.9,10,11,12
Death*8 February 1972She died on 8 February 1972 in Bridgeport, Harrison County, West Virginia, at age 953,6
Burial* and was buried in Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport.3

Family

John F. Perkins b. 12 Jul 1864, d. 25 Jun 1928

Citations

  1. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of John F Perkins, age 35, widowed, born about 1865 in Braxton County, West Virginia, son of William and Jane Perkins, and Frances Vance Davis, age 23, born about 1877 in Harrison County, West Virginia, daughter of Dennis Davis, married on 22 March 1900 in Harrison County, West Virginia; our research notes indicate that Frances's name was originally transcribed in error as "Mary", and was later corrected, with documentation, proving her name was actually Frances Vance Davis. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Dennis Davis, Memorial# 115338779. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Frances Vance (Davis) Perkins, Memorial# 158022167.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Louisa Frances (Titus) Davis, Memorial# 131777876.
  5. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John F. and Vance Perkins, Year: 1900; Census Place: Glade, Webster, West Virginia; Roll: 1776; Page: 5; Enumeration District: 0135, Vance's date of birth recorded as September 1876. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S29] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online at Ancestry.com, death of Frances Perkins of 26330, Bridgeport, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA, born on 6 September 1876 and died in February 1972. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Floyd Perkins, Memorial# 158022414.
  8. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John F. and Vance Perkins, Year: 1900; Census Place: Glade, Webster, West Virginia; Roll: 1776; Page: 5; Enumeration District: 0135.
  9. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William M. and Nancy J. Perkins, Year: 1870; Census Place: Franklin, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1685; Page: 416A, reporting John's age as 10, and estimating his year of birth as 1860. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Bridgeport, Harrison County, West Virginia, age 62 years 10 months 17 days, married, farmer, born 12 July 1865 in West Virginia, son of William Perkins, born in Virginia, and Rachel Gillispie, born in Virginia, burial on 26 June 1928 in Bridgeport, referencing FHL Film# 847172. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  11. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John Floyd Perkins on 25 June 1928 in Harrison County, West Virginia, married to Frances Davis, son of William Perkins and Rachel Gillispie, referencing FHL Film# 1953438.
  12. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Floyd Perkins, Memorial# 158022414, recording his date of birth as 12 July 1865.

Frank T. Davis1

b. 8 October 1857, d. 17 March 1915
Father*Elias H. Davis2,3 b. 1807
Mother*Prudence Ross2,3 b. 1810
Birth*8 October 1857Frank T. Davis was probably born on 8 October 1857 in Missouri.4,3,5
Name VariationHis given name was Francis.5
Marriage*17 September 1876He married, as her first husband, Sarah M. Nash, daughter of John Nash and Mary Hildreth, on 17 September 1876 in Otoe County, Nebraska. They were married by Mason Crouch, Justice of the Peace, at the house of the groom's mother, Prudence (Ross) Davis, in Otoe County, Nebraska, and with Benjamin P. Davis and Cordelia Davis signing as witnesses.6,1,3
Census US 1900*5 June 1900Sadie and Frank Davis were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 5 June 1900 in Ward 3, Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska. Frank was recorded as 39 years of age, although he was more likely about age 42, and he worked as a Section Man for a Railroad Company. Sarah was recorded as 37 years of age, and was likely about age 41. They rented their house, and unless they had separated, divorced and remarried, they had been married for 24 years in 1900, not just 19 years. Sadie was reported to have given birth to eight children, five of whom were living. Three of their children were enumerated with them in 1900. Mary, Nina and Iness were ages 12, 9 and 7 years, respectively, and all were at school. Mary had attended for 7 months of the census year, and Nina and Iness for 4 months and 3 months, respectively. A lodger, Otto Swanson, was also enumerated in the Davis household in 1900. He was 19 years old and worked as a day laborer.7,3
Census US 1910*15 April 1910Frank T. Davis was enumerated on the 1910 census taken about 15 April 1910 in Silver Creek, Burt County, Nebraska. He was recorded with only his initials, F.T., and was 53 years of age, and divorced. He was working as a general farmer on his own account, and rented his farm. His two sons, Ben P. and Loy E., who were both single, were enumerated with him. Ben was 23 years of age and Loy was age 18. Both were working for wages on their father's home farm.8
Death*17 March 1915He died on 17 March 1915 at age 571
Burial* and was buried in Neola Township Cemetery, Neola, Pottawattamie County, Iowa.1

Family

Sarah M. Nash b. 26 Aug 1858, d. 12 Mar 1952
Children1.John Davis9 b. 1878
2.Mary Davis9 b. Oct 1879
3.Ben P. Davis10 b. 12 Nov 1887
4.Nina Davis7 b. Mar 1891
5.Loy E. Davis11 b. 13 Mar 1892
6.Iness Davis+1,12 b. 18 Apr 1894, d. 11 Dec 1932

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Frank T Davis, Memorial# 75186084. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Elias and Prudence Davis, Year: 1860; Census Place: Jackson, Andrew, Missouri; Roll: M653_605; Page: 483; Family History Library Film: 803605. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1824] Nebraska, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1855-1908, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 17 September 1876 in Nebraska, USA, of Frank Davis, age 21, born about 1855 in Andrew County, Missouri, son of Elias Davis and Prudence Ross, and Miss Sarah Nash, age 18, born about 1858 in Otoe County, Nebraska, daughter of John and Mary _____ Nash, married by Mason Crouch, Justice of the Peace, at the house of Prudence Davis in Otoe County, Nebraska, and with Benjamin P. Davis and Cordelia Davis signing as witnesses, recorded in Otoe County, referencing State Library and Archives, Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, Nebraska. Hereinafter cited as Nebraska, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1855-1908.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Frank T Davis, Memorial# 75186084, reporting his date of birth as 8 October 1856.
  5. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Elias and Prudence Davis, Year: 1860; Census Place: Jackson, Andrew, Missouri; Roll: M653_605; Page: 483; Family History Library Film: 803605, the census was taken on 18 July 1860 and Francis was 2 years old, so we are estimating his date of birth as 8 October 1857.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah M. “Sadie” (Nash) Sumner, Memorial# 147258466.
  7. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Frank and Sadie Davis, Year: 1900; Census Place: Columbus Ward 3, Platte, Nebraska; Roll: 937; Page: 6; Enumeration District: 0161; FHL microfilm: 1240937. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. T. Davis, Year: 1910; Census Place: Silver Creek, Burt, Nebraska; Roll: T624_839; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0031; FHL microfilm: 1374852. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Mary Nash, Year: 1880; Census Place: Liberty, Cass, Nebraska; Roll: 744; Page: 218A; Enumeration District: 265. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Ben Patrick Davis, born on 12 November 1887 at Union, Otoe County, Nebraska, son of Frank Davis and Sadie Nash, agency notes: Jan 1942: Name listed as BEN PATRICK DAVIS. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  11. [S1768] U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, online at www.ancestry.com, registration of Loy Elias Davis of Kremmling, Grand County, Colorado, USA, age 50, born on 13 March 1892 in Elwood, Nebraska, USA, his height was 5 8, eyes were Gray, hair was Brown, weight was 135 and his complexion was Ruddy, person who would always know his address was Myrtle J. Davis, referencing The National Archives at St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, World War II Draft Cards (Fourth Registration) for the State of Nebraska, Record Group: Records of the Selective Service System, Group# 147, Box or Roll# 032. Hereinafter cited as U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  12. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Iness Edna (Davis) Wallick, Memorial# 157260285.

George M. Davis1

b. March 1874
Father*James Davis1 b. Dec 1838
Mother*Mary W. Mason1 b. 1849
Birth*March 1874George M. Davis was born in March 1874 in Missouri.1
(Son) Census US 18803 June 1880George M. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 3 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Jefferson, Scotland County, Missouri. He was 6 years old and had attended school within the census year.1
(Son) Census US 190011 June 1900George M. was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 11 June 1900 in the household of his widowed father at 1409 N. Weber Street, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. He was 26 years of age and worked as a druggist.2

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James and Mary W. Davis, Year: 1880; Census Place: Jefferson, Scotland, Missouri; Roll: 736; Page: 184B; Enumeration District: 086. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James Davis, Year: 1900; Census Place: Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado; Page: 14; Enumeration District: 0026; FHL microfilm: 1240123. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.

Hannah Davis1

Marriage*She married William Beaumont.1
Residence*Hannah and William Beaumont lived in Newtown, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

William Beaumont
Child1.Mary Beaumont1 b. 22 Feb 1766, d. 21 Apr 1828

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreproduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 359-360. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.

Hazel Davis1

b. 1924
Birth*1924Hazel Davis was born about 1924.1
Marriage*9 March 1942She may have married, as his first wife, William Sherman Jordan, son of John B. Jordan and Clara Cash, on 9 March 1942 in Mississippi County, Arkansas.1
Divorce*22 June 1944Hazel (Davis) Jordan and William S. Jordan were divorced on 22 June 1944 in Jackson County, Arkansas. William had filed against his wife Hazel, who did not contest the divorce. They had one child, the divorce was absolute, and William paid an allotment rather than alimony.2

Family

William Sherman Jordan b. 3 May 1916, d. 11 Jul 1997

Citations

  1. [S2208] Arkansas, Marriage Certificates, 1917-1969, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on about 9 March 1942 in Mississippi County, Arkansas, USA, of Mr. William S. Jordan, age 25, born about 1917, and Miss Hazel Davis, age 18, born about 1924, both residents of Olyphant, Jackson County, Arkansas, citing Certificate# 024008, Arkansas Department of Vital Records, Little Rock, Arkansas, Marriage Certificates, Year 1942, Film# #7. Hereinafter cited as Arkansas, Marriage Certificates, 1917-1969.
  2. [S2212] Arkansas, Divorces, 1923-1969, online at www.ancestry.com, divorce on 22 June 1944 in Jackson County, Arkansas, USA, of William S Jordon vs. Hazel Jordon, not contested, absolute divorce granted, one child affected, allotment, not alimony, citing Certificate# 1718, Arkansas Department of Vital Records, Little Rock, Arkansas, Divorces, Year 1944, Film# 2. Hereinafter cited as Arkansas, Divorces, 1923-1969.

Iness Davis1

b. 18 April 1894, d. 11 December 1932
Father*Frank T. Davis2,3 b. 8 Oct 1857, d. 17 Mar 1915
Mother*Sarah M. Nash4,3 b. 26 Aug 1858, d. 12 Mar 1952
Birth*18 April 1894Iness Davis was born on 18 April 1894 in Elwood, Gosper County, Nebraska.5,6
Name VariationHer full name was Iness Edna Davis.5
(Daughter) Census US 19005 June 1900Iness was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 5 June 1900 in the household of her parents in Ward 3, Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska. She was 7 years old, at school, and had attended school for 3 months of the census year.7,8
Marriage*1911She married first, as his first wife, Harry D. Green, son of George N. Green and Melinda O. Richards, in 1911 in Nance County, Nebraska.1,9
Marriage*26 January 1915She married second, as his third wife, Jacob W. Wallick, son of Jacob J. Wallick and Nancy J. Butt, on or shortly after 26 January 1915, the date their marriage license was issued, in Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa. They were married by Fred W. Long, a Congregational Church Minister, and both reported it was their first marriage, although both had been married before. Iness had been married once before, and was probably divorced; and Jacob had been married twice before. He had been widowed by his first wife and probably divorced from his second.10
(Stepmother) Marriage20 September 1917Her stepson, Gilbert R. Wallick, and Freda Marie Phillips of Fremont, Nebraska, were married on 20 September 1917 at the Wallick home in Albion.11
Census US 1930*26 April 1930Iness and Jacob Wallick were enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 26 April 1930 at 752 Main Street, Albion, Boone County, Nebraska. Jacob was 56 years of age and worked on his own account as the Manager of a Billiard Hall, and Iness was 35 years of age. Jacob was recorded to have been 40 years of age at his first marriage, although that was his age when he married Iness, who was his third wife. He was 20 years old when he married his first wife, who died four years later; and 26 years of age when he married for the second time. Iness was recorded to have been 17 years of age at her first marriage, which was true, and she was 20 years old when she married Jacob. They rented their house in Albion for $25.00 per month, did not own a radio, and did not live on a farm. Two children were enumerated with the couple in 1930. Their daughter, Deloris, was 11 years old and Iness's son, John S. Green, from her first marriage, was 17 years old. Both had attended school within the census year, and everyone in the household was able to read and write.12
Death*11 December 1932She died as the result of a terrible accident on 11 December 1932 in Eureka, Humboldt County, California, at age 38. Her cause of death, according to information received by the Nebraska newspaper, was from injuries received in an explosion. She had been trying to loosen the cork in a perfume bottle by holding it in a pan of hot water, when the bottle exploded.5
Burial*17 December 1932Her remains were returned to Nebraska, and her funeral was held in Albion on Saturday, 17 December 1932 , with interment in Rose Hill Cemetery, Albion, Boone County. In addition to her husband, Jacob, her daughter, Delores, and her mother, Sadie Sumner, the Albion newspaper reported that those attending her funeral from a distance included her son, John S. Green of Columbus, Platte County, her husband's son from his first marriage, Gilbert R. Wallick, and his wife Freda of Fremont, Dodge County, and Iness's brother, Ben P. Davis of Tekamah, Burt County.5,3

Family 1

Harry D. Green b. 15 Aug 1891, d. 27 Jul 1947
Child1.John S. Green13 b. 4 Oct 1912

Family 2

Jacob W. Wallick b. 14 Feb 1874, d. 5 Aug 1949
Child1.Delores Davis Wallick14 b. 23 Jul 1918

Citations

  1. [S2369] Nebraska, U.S., Index to Marriages, 1909-1955, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Iness Davis in 1911 in Nance County, Nebraska, USA, citing Certificate# 8410, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services; Lincoln, Nebraska; Surname Range: Bobb-Dyba. Hereinafter cited as Nebraska, U.S., Index to Marriages, 1909-1955.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Frank T Davis, Memorial# 75186084. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Iness Edna (Davis) Wallick, Memorial# 157260285.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah M. “Sadie” (Nash) Sumner, Memorial# 147258466.
  5. [S2457] Accidental 1932 Death of Iness Edna (Davis) Wallick, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, Albion News, (Albion, Nebraska), Thursday, 22 December 1932, page 1, under the headline "Funeral Rites for Mrs. J. W. Wallick", reporting her death in Eureka, California on December 11th, funeral rites held Saturday, December 17 in Albion, Nebraska, with interment in Rose Hill Cemetery; Iness Edna Wallick was born April 18, 1894 at Elwood, Nebraska; death from injuries received in an explosion; she was endeavoring to loosen the cork in a perfume bottle by holding it in a pan of hot water when the bottle exploded; leaves behind her husband, J. W. Wallick, two children, John and Deloris, her mother, Mrs. John Summers, attending the funeral from away were Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Wallick of Fremont, John Green of Columbus and Ben Davis of Tekamah. Hereinafter cited as Accidental 1932 Death of Iness Edna (Davis) Wallick.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Iness Edna (Davis) Wallick, Memorial# 157260285, recording her date of death as 16 April 1894.
  7. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Frank and Sadie Davis, Year: 1900; Census Place: Columbus Ward 3, Platte, Nebraska; Roll: 937; Page: 6; Enumeration District: 0161; FHL microfilm: 1240937. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S1824] Nebraska, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1855-1908, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 17 September 1876 in Nebraska, USA, of Frank Davis, age 21, born about 1855 in Andrew County, Missouri, son of Elias Davis and Prudence Ross, and Miss Sarah Nash, age 18, born about 1858 in Otoe County, Nebraska, daughter of John and Mary _____ Nash, married by Mason Crouch, Justice of the Peace, at the house of Prudence Davis in Otoe County, Nebraska, and with Benjamin P. Davis and Cordelia Davis signing as witnesses, recorded in Otoe County, referencing State Library and Archives, Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, Nebraska. Hereinafter cited as Nebraska, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1855-1908.
  9. [S2369] Nebraska, U.S., Index to Marriages, 1909-1955, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Harry D Green in 1911 in Nance County, Nebraska, USA, citing Certificate# 8410, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services; Lincoln, Nebraska; Surname Range: Card-Reel.
  10. [S1700] Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1947, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage by license dated 26 January 1915 in Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa, of Iness Green of Cedar Rapids, Boone County, Nebraska, age 20 on next birthday, born in Nance County, Nebraska, daughter of Frank Davis and Sadie Nash, her first marriage, married Jacob W Wallick of Albion, Nebraska, cement contractor, age 32 on next birthday, born in Knoxville, Illinois, USA, son of Jacob Wallick and Nancy Butt, his first marriage, married by Fred W. Long, Congregational Church Minister, referencing Iowa Department of Public Health, Des Moines, Iowa, Series Title: Iowa Marriage Records, 1880–1922. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1947.
  11. [S2485] Gilbert Roy Wallick and Freda Marie Phillips 1917 Nebraska Marriage, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, Fremont Herald, (Fremont, Nebraska), Friday, 21 September 1917, page 4, marriage of Gilbert Roy Wallick and Freda Marie Phillips on Thursday, September Twentieth Nineteen hundred seventeen at Albion, Nebraska, announced by bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Phillips of Fremont, Nebraska; bride in recent years has been an employee of the New Method Dentist company and is among the most popular of Fremont women; groom is associated with the scenic and painting firm of the Dan B. Turner company and is highly regarded by those who know him; marriage took place at the former home of the groom at Albion and couple will make their home in Fremont. Hereinafter cited as Gilbert Roy Wallick and Freda Marie Phillips 1917 Nebraska Marriage.
  12. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jacob and Iness Wallick, Year: 1930; Census Place: Albion, Boone, Nebraska; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 0001; FHL microfilm: 2341001. Hereinafter cited as 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jacob W. and Iness Wallick, Year: 1920; Census Place: Albion, Boone, Nebraska; Roll: T625_980; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 20. Hereinafter cited as 1920 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Dolorus Davis Wallick, born on 23 July 1918 at Albion, Nebraska, daughter of Jake W Wallick and Inez Davis, died on 16 October 1991, agency notes: Jun 1937: Name listed as DOLORUS DAVIS WALLICK;: Name listed as DOLORUS DAV DOUGHTY; 03 Jun 1993: Name listed as DOLORUS DOUGHTY. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

James Davis1

b. December 1838
Birth*December 1838James Davis was born in December 1838 in Missouri.1,2
Marriage*He married Mary W. Mason.1,3
Census US 1880*3 June 1880Mary W. and James Davis were enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 3 June 1880 in Jefferson, Scotland County, Missouri. James was 41 years of age and a farmer, and Martha was 31 years of age and keeping house. Five children were enumerated with the couple in 1880. Daisy S., James B. and George M. were ages 11, 9 and 6 years, respectively, and had all attended school within the census year; Charles W. was 4 years old; and Josephine was age 2.1
Census US 1900*11 June 1900James Davis was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 11 June 1900 at 1409 N. Weber Street, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. He was a widower, 61 years of age and was no longer working. He rented his house and four of his children were enumerated with him in 1900. James B. was 28 years of age and worked as a druggist; George M. was 26 years of age and also worked as a druggist; Joseph C. and Nannie L. were ages 18 and 13 years, respectively, and both had attended school within the census year.2
Census US 1910*18 April 1910James Davis was enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 18 April 1910 at 1014 North Corona Street, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. He was 71 years of age, widowed, had his own income and rented his house. His two youngest children were enumerated in his household in 1910. Joseph C. was single, 27 years of age and worked as a woodworker for wages in a planing mill; and Nannie L. was single and 24 years of age.4

Family

Mary W. Mason b. 1849
Children1.Daisy S. Davis1 b. 1869
2.James B. Davis1 b. Nov 1871
3.George M. Davis1 b. Mar 1874
4.Charles W. Davis1 b. 1876
5.Josephine Davis1 b. 1878
6.Joseph C. Davis+2 b. 30 Jan 1882, d. 14 Jul 1953
7.Nannie L. Davis2 b. Nov 1886

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James and Mary W. Davis, Year: 1880; Census Place: Jefferson, Scotland, Missouri; Roll: 736; Page: 184B; Enumeration District: 086. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James Davis, Year: 1900; Census Place: Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado; Page: 14; Enumeration District: 0026; FHL microfilm: 1240123. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1769] Missouri, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1766-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, probate for George G Mason dated 17 November 1873 in Monroe County, Missouri, USA; deceased died about 1873, probably in Missouri, USA. Hereinafter cited as Missouri, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1766-1988.
  4. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James Davis, Year: 1910; Census Place: Colorado Springs Ward 3, El Paso, Colorado; Roll: T624_119; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0038; FHL microfilm: 1374132. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.

James B. Davis1

b. November 1871
Father*James Davis1 b. Dec 1838
Mother*Mary W. Mason1 b. 1849
Birth*November 1871James B. Davis was born in November 1871 in Missouri.1
(Son) Census US 18803 June 1880James B. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 3 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Jefferson, Scotland County, Missouri. He was 9 years old and had attended school within the census year.1
(Son) Census US 190011 June 1900James B. was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 11 June 1900 in the household of his widowed father at 1409 N. Weber Street, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. He was 28 years of age and worked as a druggist.2

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James and Mary W. Davis, Year: 1880; Census Place: Jefferson, Scotland, Missouri; Roll: 736; Page: 184B; Enumeration District: 086. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James Davis, Year: 1900; Census Place: Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado; Page: 14; Enumeration District: 0026; FHL microfilm: 1240123. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.

Jesse Davis1

Marriage*He married Alice Thomas, daughter of Eber Thomas and Zillah Thomas.1
Relocation*After their marriage Jesse and Alice moved to Virginia.1

Family

Alice Thomas

Citations

  1. [S2037] Edward Mathews, The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Landsdale, Pennsylvania: Arthur K. Thomas, 1884), Chapter XI. The children of Mannesseh Thomas, page 48, Eber Thomas. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.

John Davis1

d. 1720
Marriage*He married Mary __?__.1
Death*1720He died in 1720 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Mary __?__
Children1.Susanna Davis2
2.Charity Davis1 d. 1731

Citations

  1. [S1518] Herbert C. Standing, The Quaker Family of Thornbrough of Northern Ireland and Colonial America. Typed manuscript, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041: Herbert C. Standing, June 1976), page 11. Hereinafter cited as The Quaker Family of Thornbrough of Northern Ireland and Colonial America.
  2. [S1518] Herbert C. Standing, The Quaker Family of Thornbrough of Northern Ireland and Colonial America, page 12.

John Davis1

b. 1878
Father*Frank T. Davis1 b. 8 Oct 1857, d. 17 Mar 1915
Mother*Sarah M. Nash1 b. 26 Aug 1858, d. 12 Mar 1952
Birth*1878John Davis was born about 1878 in Nebraska.1
(Grandson) Census US 18809 June 1880John was enumerated with his mother and sister on the 1880 census taken on 8 and 9 June 1880 in the household of his maternal grandparents, Mary and John Nash, in Liberty, Cass County, Nebraska. Young John was 2 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Mary Nash, Year: 1880; Census Place: Liberty, Cass, Nebraska; Roll: 744; Page: 218A; Enumeration District: 265. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.

John A. Davis1,2

b. 1838, d. 6 November 1863
Father*William Davis1 b. 1791
Mother*Abigail __?__1 b. 1790
Birth*1838John A. Davis was born about 1838.1
(Son) Census US 185014 August 1850John was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 14 August 1850 in the household of his parents in District 27, Jackson County, Virginia. He was 12 years old.3
Marriage*2 September 1857He married Eliza A. Green, daughter of William B. Green and Elizabeth Cutlip, on 2 September 1857 in Upshur County, Virginia.1
Census US 1860*2 July 1860Eliza A. and John A. Davis were enumerated on the 1860 census taken on 2 July 1860 near the Sand Run Post Office, Webster County, Virginia. John was 22 years of age and worked as a farmer. His place of birth was recorded as Jackson County, Virginia. Eliza was also recorded as 22 years of age, was a farmer's wife, and her place of birth was recorded as Nicholas County, Virginia. Their young daughter, Sarah E., was 2 years old and had been born in Upshur County.4
Civil War (U.S.)*13 June 1861John enlisted on 13 June 1861 at Conrads, West Virginia, as a Private in Company B of the 9th Battalion Virginia Infantry, with William H. Mollohan as Captain. In 1862, his Company B became the 2nd Company G of the 25th Virginia Infantry, with many men from Braxton County and Webster County, West Virginia.

John was wounded in his right eye at the Battle of Gettysburg on 3 July 1863. He was captured and hospitalized on 27 July 1863 at the Camp Letterman General Hospital at Gettysburg. As a wounded prisoner of the Union and soldier of the Confederacy, he was moved from hospital to hospital several times. On 11 September 1863, he was hospitalized at the West's Buildings in Baltimore, Maryland, which operated as a Confederate prisoner hospital from July 1863 to February 1864; on 27 September 1863, he was exchanged at City Point, Virginia, and hospitalized on 28 September 1863 at Chimborazo Hospital, the largest military hospital in the Confederacy during the Civil War; on 7 October 1863, he was furloughed for 50 days to Lynchburg, Virginia and hospitalized in one of the city's many Lynchburg Confederate hospitals.5,6
Death*6 November 1863He died of disease, likely from complications arising from his wound and imprisonment, on 6 November 1863 in Lynchburg, Virginia, at about age 25. He left his widow and two young daughters.5,7
Burial*He was buried in Grave 2, Row 1, Lot 196, of Old City Cemetery, Lynchburg.5,7

Family

Eliza A. Green b. 28 Mar 1840, d. 5 Jan 1916
Children1.Sarah E. Davis4 b. 3 May 1858
2.Mary F. Davis+8 b. 13 Jun 1860, d. 12 Jan 1930

Citations

  1. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Eliza Ann Green, age 17, born about 1840, daughter of William and Eliza Green, and John Davis, age 19, born about 1838, son of William and Abigail Davis, on 2 September 1857 in Upshur County, West Virginia. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.
  2. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Sarah E Davis on 3 May 1858 in Upshur County, West Virginia, daughter of John A Davis and E A Davis, referencing FHL Film# 816151. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.
  3. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Abigail Davis, (their surname recorded as "Daviss" by the census taker and transcribed as "Dauss" by Ancestry), The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M432; Residence Date: 1850; Home in 1850: District 27, Jackson, Virginia; Roll: 953; Page: 208a. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John A. and Eliza A. Davis, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M653; Residence Date: 1860; Home in 1860: Webster, Virginia; Roll: M653_1383; Page: 905; Family History Library Film: 805383. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S207] U.S., Civil War Soldiers Records and Profiles, 1861-1865, online at www.ancestry.com, record for John A Davis of Webster County, West Virginia, farmer, enlisted for the Confederacy at age 23, born about 1838 in Jackson County, West Virginia; enlisted on 13 June 1861 at Conrads, West Virginia as a Private, mustered into Company B of the 9th Battalion Infantry on 13 June 1861 in West Virginia; captured and imprisoned on 3 July 1863 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; survived the war? No; buried in Lynchburg City Cemetery, Virginia, plot# #1, row 1; referencing The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, citing Historical Data Systems, Inc.; Duxbury, MA 02331; American Civil War Research Database. Hereinafter cited as Civil War Soldiers Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.
  6. [S2560] FamilySearch Research Wiki, online from the Family History Library, https://www.familysearch.org/en/wiki/Main_Page, information viewed on 25 August 2023 at https://www.familysearch.org/en/wiki/9th_Battalion,_Virginia_Infantry_(Hansbrough%27s)_-_Confederate. Hereinafter cited as FamilySearch Research Wiki.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, John A Davis, Memorial# 155300240. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  8. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Eliza A. Davis, Year: 1870; Census Place: Franklin, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1685; Page: 429B. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.

John B. Davis1

b. 1802, d. 15 August 1853
Birth*1802John B. Davis was born about 1802 in Lunenburg County, Virginia.1,2
Marriage*29 December 1830He married Margaret Fink on 29 December 1830 in Monroe County, Virginia.1,3,4,5
Death*15 August 1853He died of typhoid fever on 15 August 1853 in Halifax County, Virginia, at age 50.2,6

Family

Margaret Fink b. 15 Apr 1806, d. 20 Jul 1880
Child1.Nancy F. Davis+1 b. 1835

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John B. and Margaret Davis, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M432; Residence Date: 1850; Home in 1850: District 14, Fayette, Virginia; Roll: 943; Pages: 374a-374b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2265] Virginia, U.S., Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917, online at www.ancestry.com, death on 15 August 1853 of John B Davis, age 50, Farmer, in Halifax County, Virginia, Widowed, born about 1803 in Lunenburg County, referencing FHL Film# 31941. Hereinafter cited as Virginia, U.S., Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917.
  3. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of John Davis and Margaret Fink in 1830 in Monroe County, West Virginia, United States. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.
  4. [S1404] Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Margaret Fink and John Davis on 29 December 1830 in Monroe County, Virginia, USA, referencing Dodd, Jordan R., et al.; Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850; Publication Place: Bountiful, UT, USA; Publisher: Precision Indexing Publishers. Hereinafter cited as Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Margaret (Fink) Davis, Memorial# 60356095. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  6. [S2538] Virginia, U.S., Death Registers, 1853-1911, online at www.ancestry.com, death of John B Davis from Typhoid Fever on 15 August 1853 in Halifax County, Virginia, age 50, born about 1803, Farmer, referencing the Library of Virginia; Richmond, Virginia; Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912. Hereinafter cited as Virginia, U.S., Death Registers, 1853-1911.

Joseph C. Davis1

b. 30 January 1882, d. 14 July 1953
Father*James Davis2 b. Dec 1838
Mother*Mary W. Mason3,4 b. 1849
Birth*30 January 1882Joseph C. Davis was born on 30 January 1882 in Missouri.1,2,4,5
Name VariationHis full name was Joseph Clark Davis.4
(Son) Census US 190011 June 1900Joseph C. was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 11 June 1900 in the household of his widowed father at 1409 N. Weber Street, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. He was 18 years old and had attended school within the census year.2
(Son) Census US 191018 April 1910Joseph C. was enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 18 April 1910 in the household of his widowed father at 1014 North Corona Street, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. He was single, 27 years of age and worked as a woodworker for wages in a planing mill.6
Marriage*He married, as her second husband, Le Ora M. (Dillenbeck) Dietz, daughter of Charles H. Dillenbeck and Ida Delight Warner.1
Draft Registration*12 December 1918Joseph Clark Davis completed his World War I Draft Registration Card on 12 December 1918 in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. His home address was reported as Lumberton, Rio Arriba County, and his nearest relative was his wife, Mrs. Le Ora M. Davis. Joseph was described as tall and slender with blonde hair and blue eyes.7
Census US 1920*2 January 1920Le Ora M. and Joe C. Davis, were enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 2 January 1920 on 1st Street, Precinct 62, El Paso County, Colorado. Joe was 36 years of age and worked as a house carpenter, and Le Ora was 33 years of age. Three children were enumerated with the couple in 1920. Delight I. Dietz and Dorothy I. Dietz, Le Ora's two daughters from her first marriage, were ages 13 and 12, respectively; and the couple's daughter, Josephine Davis, was 7 years old. All three of the girls had attended school within the census year, and all were recorded with the DAVIS surname. Also enumerated with the family in 1920 were two boarders. Wayne Young was 17 years old and worked as a machinist in a factory; and William Fairbanks was 18 years old and worked as an electrician in a repair shop.1
Divorce*4 March 1924Joseph C. Davis and Le Ora M. Davis were divorced on 4 March 1924 in El Paso County, Colorado.8
Census US 1930*12 April 1930Joseph C. Davis was enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 12 April 1930 at 148 West 47th Place, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. He was divorced, 47 years of age and a mill worker for a lumber company. He was identified as an uncle of James C. Stiles, who was enumerated as the head of the household. James was single, 32 years of age, worked as a photo engraver, and owned his house, which was valued at $10,000. James's mother, Sarah D. Stiles, who was 62 years of age and married, was also enumerated in the house in 1930.9
Death*14 July 1953He died on 14 July 1953 in Los Angeles County, California, at age 714,5
Burial* and was buried in Section 8 of Woodlawn Cemetery, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County.5

Family

Leora M. Dillenbeck b. 6 Jun 1887, d. 30 Jul 1975
Child1.Josephine J. Davis1 b. 1913

Citations

  1. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Joe C. and Le Ora Davis, Year: 1920; Census Place: Precinct 62, El Paso, Colorado; Roll: T625_163; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 115. Hereinafter cited as 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James Davis, Year: 1900; Census Place: Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado; Page: 14; Enumeration District: 0026; FHL microfilm: 1240123. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James and Mary W. Davis, Year: 1880; Census Place: Jefferson, Scotland, Missouri; Roll: 736; Page: 184B; Enumeration District: 086. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S112] California, U.S., Death Index, 1940-1997, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Joseph Clark Davis, mother's maiden name Mason, father's surname Davis, born on 30 January 1882 and died on 14 July 1953 in Los Angeles County. Hereinafter cited as California, U.S., Death Index, 1940-1997.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Joseph Clark “Pappy” Davis, Memorial# 203306166. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  6. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James Davis, Year: 1910; Census Place: Colorado Springs Ward 3, El Paso, Colorado; Roll: T624_119; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0038; FHL microfilm: 1374132. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S223] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online at www.ancestry.com, draft registration card dated 12 December 1918 for Joseph Clark Davis, born on 30 January 1882, residence in 1917-1918 in Lumberton, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, USA, wife's name Mrs. Le Ora Mabel Davis; his physical build was Slender, height was Tall, hair was Blonde, eyes were Blue, referencing U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. Hereinafter cited as U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  8. [S1716] Colorado, Divorce Index, 1851-1985, online at www.ancestry.com, divorce of Joseph C. Davis and Leora M. Davis on 4 March 1924 in El Paso County, Colorado, USA. Hereinafter cited as Colorado, Divorce Index, 1851-1985.
  9. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James C. Stiles, Year: 1930; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 0489; FHL microfilm: 2339885. Hereinafter cited as 1930 United States Federal Census.

Josephine Davis1

b. 1878
Father*James Davis1 b. Dec 1838
Mother*Mary W. Mason1 b. 1849
Birth*1878Josephine Davis was born about 1878 in Missouri.1
(Daughter) Census US 18803 June 1880Josephine was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 3 June 1880 in the household of her parents in Jefferson, Scotland County, Missouri. She was 2 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James and Mary W. Davis, Year: 1880; Census Place: Jefferson, Scotland, Missouri; Roll: 736; Page: 184B; Enumeration District: 086. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.

Josephine J. Davis1

b. 1913
Father*Joseph C. Davis1 b. 30 Jan 1882, d. 14 Jul 1953
Mother*Leora M. Dillenbeck1 b. 6 Jun 1887, d. 30 Jul 1975
Birth*1913Josephine J. Davis was born about 1913 in Colorado.1,2
(Daughter) Census US 19202 January 1920Josephine was enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 2 January 1920 in the household of her parents on 1st Street, Precinct 62, El Paso County, Colorado. She was 7 years old and had attended school within the census year.1
(Daughter) Divorce4 March 1924Josephine was 11 years old when her parents divorced on 4 March 1924.3
(Daughter) Marriage8 March 1929Her mother married a third time on 8 March 1929 to William I. Burt.4
(Daughter) Census US 19303 April 1930Josephine J. was enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 3 April 1930 in the household of her mother and stepfather, Leona M. and William I. Burt, at 237 14th Street, Denver, Denver County, Colorado. She was 17 years old and had attended school within the census year.2

Citations

  1. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Joe C. and Le Ora Davis, Year: 1920; Census Place: Precinct 62, El Paso, Colorado; Roll: T625_163; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 115. Hereinafter cited as 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William I. and Leora M. Burt, Year: 1930; Census Place: Denver, Denver County, Colorado; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0160; FHL microfilm: 2339973. Hereinafter cited as 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1716] Colorado, Divorce Index, 1851-1985, online at www.ancestry.com, divorce of Joseph C. Davis and Leora M. Davis on 4 March 1924 in El Paso County, Colorado, USA. Hereinafter cited as Colorado, Divorce Index, 1851-1985.
  4. [S2162] Colorado, County Marriage Records and State Index, 1862-2006, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 8 March 1929 in Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, USA, of W I Burt, age 44, born about 1885, and Leora M Davis, age 40, born about 1889, referencing FHL Film# 001690058. Hereinafter cited as Colorado, County Marriage Records and State Index, 1862-2006.

Lewis Frank Davis1,2

b. 5 November 1866, d. 28 April 1924
Mother*Eliza A. Green3,1,2 b. 28 Mar 1840, d. 5 Jan 1916
Birth*5 November 1866Lewis Frank Davis was born about 5 November 1866 in Braxton County, West Virginia.4,5,6
Name VariationHis name at birth was possibly Lewis Franklin Green, although most of the time he liked "Frank" better than "Franklin", and also, throughout his life, used his mother's deceased husband's surname, "Davis", as his own.1,3,7,2
(Son) Census US 18708 July 1870He was enumerated as Franklin Davis on the 1870 census taken on 8 July 1870 in the household of his widowed mother near the Braxton Court House Post Office, Franklin, Braxton County, West Virginia. He was 4 years old.3,8
Census US 1880*14 June 1880He may have been the young farm worker enumerated as Green Davis on the 1880 census taken on 14 June 1880 in Red Sulphur, Monroe County, West Virginia. He was recorded as 13 years old and was enumerated in the household of John J. and Catherine Ellison.9
Marriage*1889He married, as her first husband, Mary Belle Green in 1889 in Braxton County, West Virginia.10,1,11
Death*28 April 1924He died on 28 April 1924 in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, at age 571,4
Burial* and was buried in Davis Cemetery, Braxton County, West Virginia.1

Family

Mary Belle Green b. 12 Jun 1870, d. 19 Apr 1953

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Lewis Frank Davis, Memorial# 159842632. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Eliza A. (Green) Davis, Memorial# 159838397.
  3. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Eliza A. Davis, Year: 1870; Census Place: Franklin, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1685; Page: 429B. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Frank L. Davis on 28 April 1924 in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, age 57, born about 1867 in West Virginia, son of John Davis and , referencing FHL Film# 460367. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  5. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Eliza A. Davis, Year: 1870; Census Place: Franklin, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1685; Page: 429B, Franklin's age recorded as 4 years, and his year of birth estimated as 1866.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lewis Frank Davis, Memorial# 159842632, his date of birth recorded as 5 November 1868.
  7. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Eliza A. Green, Year: 1880; Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Page: 421D; Enumeration District: 007. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Elisabeth Green, Year: 1870; Census Place: Franklin, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1685; Page: 429B.
  9. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, enumeration of Green Davis as a farm worker in the household of John J. and Catherine Ellison, Year: 1880; Census Place: Red Sulphur, Monroe, West Virginia; Roll: 1409; Page: 343D; Enumeration District: 085.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary Belle (Green) Davis Wyatt, Memorial# 159842609.
  11. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Frank Davis and Mary B Green in 1889 in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.

Loy E. Davis1

b. 13 March 1892
Father*Frank T. Davis1 b. 8 Oct 1857, d. 17 Mar 1915
Mother*Sarah M. Nash1 b. 26 Aug 1858, d. 12 Mar 1952
Birth*13 March 1892Loy E. Davis was born on 13 March 1892 in Elwood, Gosper County, Nebraska.1
Name VariationHis full name was Loy Elias Davis.1
Marriage*1917He married Myrtle J. Sullivan in 1917 in Cheyenne County, Nebraska.2,3

Citations

  1. [S1768] U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, online at www.ancestry.com, registration of Loy Elias Davis of Kremmling, Grand County, Colorado, USA, age 50, born on 13 March 1892 in Elwood, Nebraska, USA, his height was 5 8, eyes were Gray, hair was Brown, weight was 135 and his complexion was Ruddy, person who would always know his address was Myrtle J. Davis, referencing The National Archives at St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, World War II Draft Cards (Fourth Registration) for the State of Nebraska, Record Group: Records of the Selective Service System, Group# 147, Box or Roll# 032. Hereinafter cited as U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  2. [S2369] Nebraska, U.S., Index to Marriages, 1909-1955, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Loy E Davis in 1917 in Cheyenne County, Nebraska, USA, citing Certificate# 1691, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services; Lincoln, Nebraska; Surname Range: Bobb-Dyba. Hereinafter cited as Nebraska, U.S., Index to Marriages, 1909-1955.
  3. [S2369] Nebraska, U.S., Index to Marriages, 1909-1955, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Myrtle J Sullivan in 1917 in Cheyenne, Nebraska, USA, citing Certificate# 1691, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services; Lincoln, Nebraska; Surname Range: Sa H-Szul.

Mahala Davis1

b. 1832
Father*William Davis1 b. 1791
Mother*Abigail __?__1 b. 1790
Birth*1832Mahala Davis was born about 1832 in Virginia.1
(Daughter) Census US 185014 August 1850Mahala was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 14 August 1850 in the household of her parents in District 27, Jackson County, Virginia. She was 18 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Abigail Davis, (their surname recorded as "Daviss" by the census taker and transcribed as "Dauss" by Ancestry), The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M432; Residence Date: 1850; Home in 1850: District 27, Jackson, Virginia; Roll: 953; Page: 208a. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.