Doddridge County Roots

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Delila CLARK

Female 1825 - 1898  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Delila CLARK 
    Born CA 1825  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Age 25 in 1850 Census and age 30 in 1856 marriage record would put birth in about 1825/26. But age 60 in the 1880 Census puts it in about 1820.
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1856  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1890  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 3 Apr 1898  [3
    Person ID I34138  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2017 

    Father Thomas CLARK 
    Mother Nancy FITZPATRICK 
    Family ID F8339  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joshua J. DAVIS,   b. 5 Jul 1791, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1873, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1856  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Notes 
    • 1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (New Milton District), enumerated on Jun 8 1880:
      Delila Davis, 60, widowed, housekeeper, unable to read or write; son James W, 22, single, farmer, unable to write; dau Contentie A, 16, unable to write; dau Catharine, 15, unable to write.
    Children 
    +1. James W. DAVIS,   b. 2 Dec 1857
    +2. Elizabeth Rachel DAVIS,   b. 30 Jun 1859,   d. 17 Aug 1892, Long Run, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    +3. Content Delilah DAVIS,   b. 6 Mar 1862,   d. 6 Sep 1926, Rosemont, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Catharine DAVIS,   b. 12 Aug 1864, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F20283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV.

    2. [S1583] Marriage record of daughter.

    3. [S43] War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815 [database on-line], (National Archives & Records Administration, Ancestry.com, Fold3.com), https://www.fold3.com/image/307401423.

    4. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV, MR p. 6 : www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=252200&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Joshua J. Davis, widower, 66, b. East Jersey, son of William & Catherine Davis; and Delila Clark, single, 30, b. & res. in Harrison Co, dau of Thomas & Elizabeth Clark. Married Jun 12 1856 in Harrison County. Ceremony performed by Peter Davis.

    5. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 53.