Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Family: Peter W. DAVIS / Ann DAVIS (F17644)

m. 1 Sep 1828


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  • Father | Male
    Peter W. DAVIS

    Born  28 Mar 1809   
    Died  18 Jan 1894   
    Buried    Greenbrier 7th Day Baptist Cemetery, Co Rd 17, near Miletus, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  1 Sep 1828  [1]  Clark Co, OH  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Melissa Jane MCCLOY | F19567 
    Married  7 Sep 1876  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  George J. DAVIS | F13412 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Catherine DAVIS | F13412 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Ann DAVIS

    Born  1811   
    Died  Bef Sep 1876   
    Buried     
    Father  Joseph DAVIS | F7585 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Hannah SUTTON | F7585 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    + Eleanor DAVIS

    Born  6 Nov 1829  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Jan 1904   
    Buried    Spruce Creek Baptist Church Cemetery (Co Rd 34), Auburn, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Abner STOUT | F23594 
    Married  29 May 1845  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    + Amaziah S. DAVIS

    Born  8 Jan 1832   
    Died  19 Jan 1889   
    Buried    Greenbrier 7th Day Baptist Cemetery, Co Rd 17, near Miletus, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mariah SUTTON | F15045 
    Married  19 Jan 1852  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    + Rosetta DAVIS

    Born  1835  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1896   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Thomas D. LEESON | F23833 
    Married  27 Jun 1854  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    + Franklin DAVIS

    Born  6 Feb 1841  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Apr 1867  New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Martha SNIDER | F16474 
    Married  3 Mar 1859  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    + Ezra F. DAVIS

    Born  1846  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Jan 1921  South Norfolk, Norfolk Co (now city of Chesapeake), VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Riverside Memorial Park, Norfolk, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Nancy C. SNIDER | F18774 
    Married  1 Jul 1866  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Annie M. COLE | F49735 
    Married  CA 1895   

    Child 6 | Male
    + Christopher Columbus DAVIS

    Born  CA 1849  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Jun 1893   
    Buried    West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elesif Ottilla "Tillie" HUTSON | F21320 
    Married  3 Mar 1870  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    + Mary Jane DAVIS

    Born  11 May 1851  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Sylvester WRIGHT | F23868 
    Married  2 Jul 1870  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Aug 7 1850:
      Peter W. Davis, 41, farmer; Ann, 39, cannot read/write; Eleanor, 20, cannot read/write; Amaziah, 18; Rosetta, 15; Franklin, 9; Ezra, 4; Christopher C, 1.
      All born in Virginia except for Eleanor, who was born in Ohio.

      1860 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jun 30 1860:
      P. W. Davis, 50, farmer; Ann, 50; E. (male), 13; C. C. (maile), 11; M. J. (female), 10.

      1870 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (New Milton District), enumerated on Aug 9 1870:
      Peter W. Davis, 61, wheelright; Ann, 59; Christopher C, 21; Ottilla, 21.

  • Sources 
    1. [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. 71.