Doddridge County Roots

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Catharine DAVIS

Female 1804 - 1852  (48 years)


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  • Name Catharine DAVIS 
    Born 10 Jun 1804  Virginia (now West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 Jun 1852  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: measles 
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I20589  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2018 

    Father Joseph DAVIS,   b. 1 Apr 1770, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BTWN Mar 48 & Jan 54 
    Mother Hannah SUTTON,   d. Aft 18 Jan 1854 
    Married CA 1795 
    Family ID F7585  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ephraim BEE,   b. 26 Dec 1802, Salem, Salem Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1888, Cabin Run, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 19 Jun 1823  Salem, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • 1840 Census, Harrison Co, Virginia (now West Virginia):
      Household of Ephraim Bee:
      1 free white male, age 30-39
      1 free white male, age 10-14
      2 free white male, age 5-9
      3 free white male, under 5
      1 free white female, age 30-39
      1 free white female, age 10-14
      1 free white female, under 5
      1 slave female, age 24-35
      1 slave female, under 10
      Persons employed in agriculture: 3
      Persons employed in manufacture & trade: 1
      Total free white persons under 20: 8
      Total free white persons 20-49: 2
      Total free white persons: 10
      Total slaves: 2 (one female under 10, one female 24-35)
      Total all persons: 12
      NOTE: Nearby households were those of George J. Davis, Elijah Summers and Joseph Jeffrey.

      1850 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Aug 23 1850:
      Ephraim Bee, 46, b. New Jersey, farmer, value of real estate $43,500; Catharine, 45, b. Va; Amos, 22, tanner; Stinnett, 20, farmer; Wickliff, 18; Ephraim W, 16; Augustin J, 13; Martha S, 10; Leah F. Hansford, 4; Morris Kyner, 30, b. NJ, tanner, value of real estate $600; Charles Dowd, 23, b. Pa, mulatto, laborer, value of real estate $200.
      (Note: Leah F. Hansford, whose widowed father had not yet remarried, was the daughter of David W. Hansford and Julia Cooper. In 1860, Leah was enumerated in the household of Nathan J. & Keziah Davis, Keziah being Ephraim's sister-in-law.)

      The 1850 Federal Census Slave Schedule for Doddridge County, enumerated on Jul 16 1850, contains the following entry:
      Slave owner: Ephraim Bee. Description of slave: Black female, age 45.

      1860 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jul 23 1860:
      Ephraim Bee, 57, b. NJ, farmer, value of real estate $41,000, value of personal estate $2,125; M. (female), 36; Smith, 23; M.E. (female), 6; John S, 5; Hannah, 3; Susan, 1. All born in Virginia except for Ephraim, born in New Jersey.
    Children 
    +1. Josiah H. BEE,   b. 7 Apr 1825, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1876, Wirt Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +2. Keziah BEE,   b. 21 Feb 1826, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1893, Cabin Run, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +3. Amos BEE,   b. 28 Feb 1828, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1904, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +4. Stinnett BEE,   b. 9 May 1830, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1923, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    +5. Wickliffe BEE,   b. 25 May 1832, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1917, Pennsboro, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +6. Ephraim W. BEE,   b. 16 Mar 1834, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1915, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Huseton C. BEE,   b. 10 Apr 1836,   d. 24 Oct 1836  (Age 0 years)
    +8. Augustus J. Smith BEE,   b. 12 Sep 1837, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1885  (Age 47 years)
    +9. Martha Louise BEE,   b. 24 Feb 1840, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1908  (Age 68 years)
     10. Edmon Sehon BEE,   b. 25 Apr 1842,   d. 19 Oct 1844  (Age 2 years)
    Family ID F7583  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jun 1823 - Salem, Harrison Co, (W)VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    20589_BEE_Catharine-Davis_1804-1852_DeathNotice.jpg
    20589_BEE_Catharine-Davis_1804-1852_DeathNotice.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, by Susie Davis Nicholson, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 55.

    2. [S14] Obituary.

    3. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).

    4. [S1792] Harrison County WV Marriages 1785-1894, (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (1985)).