Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Gamble Shannon DAVIS

Male 1828 - 1914  (86 years)


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  • Name Gamble Shannon DAVIS 
    Born 28 Feb 1828  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1854  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1870, 1880  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Ravenswood District, Jackson Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [4, 5
    Died 15 Jul 1914  [6
    Buried Meadowdale Baptist Cemetery, Sandyville-Liverpool Rd, Jackson Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I100691  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2021 

    Father William Johnson "Rock Run Billy" DAVIS,   b. 1 Mar 1790, Monmouth Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1878, Rock Run (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Experience THARP,   b. 9 Nov 1790, Monongalia Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1866, Rock Run (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1810  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth DAYTON,   b. 22 Dec 1833, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1927, Ravenswood, Jackson Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  [7
    Married 2 Mar 1854  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Lucinda DAVIS,   b. 6 Jan 1855, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1934, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Preston B. DAVIS,   b. 11 Mar 1857, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1858, Middle Island, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. Theodosia DAVIS,   b. 22 Apr 1859, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1946, Ravenswood, Jackson Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Family ID F41952  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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. 97.

    2. [S2214] 1900 Census, Jackson County, WV.

    3. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV, MR p. 1 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=251949&Type=Marriage.

    4. [S1999] 1870 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union Twp).

    5. [S2148] 1880 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union District).

    6. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    7. [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. 51.