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Abner Jones DAVIS

Abner Jones DAVIS

Male 1835 - 1917  (81 years)

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  • Name Abner Jones DAVIS 
    Born 31 Dec 1835  Clark Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military Pvt, Co A, 17th W.Va. Inf, Civil War  [3
    Census 1850  Jackson Center, Shelby Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation operated saw mill at mouth of Sugar Camp Run  [4
    Died 17 Feb 1917  Sugar Camp (New Milton), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Middle Island 7th Day Bapt Cem, Sugar Camp, New Milton, Doddridge Co WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I20928  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2017 

    Father James Ball DAVIS,   b. 1 Oct 1814, Lewis Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1902, Salem, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Jane HOPPING,   b. 1 Sep 1811, Greene Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1853  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 5 May 1835  Greene Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lida Anne BEE,   b. 29 Mar 1840, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1890  (Age 50 years)  [7
    Married 24 Jan 1861  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
    +1. Linville Bee DAVIS,   b. 7 Oct 1862, New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947, Jackson Center, Shelby Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Rebecca Jane DAVIS,   b. 15 Jun 1865
    +3. Valentine Grant DAVIS,   b. 18 Jan 1868,   d. Feb 1938  (Age 70 years)
     4. Remmeus C. DAVIS,   b. 18 Sep 1869
     5. Philip P. DAVIS,   b. 27 Aug 1872,   d. 1893  (Age 20 years)
     6. Samantha DAVIS,   b. 7 Mar 1876
     7. Rufus DAVIS,   b. 24 Jan 1879
    +8. Ardwin Bee DAVIS,   b. 29 Sep 1882,   d. 19 May 1951, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Family ID F14240  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rhoda Catherine POLAN,   b. 6 Jan 1851, Blandville, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1928, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [9
    Married 19 Nov 1891  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F13024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Jackson Center, Shelby Co, OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Feb 1917 - Sugar Camp (New Milton), Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Middle Island 7th Day Bapt Cem, Sugar Camp, New Milton, Doddridge Co WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Abner Jones Davis (1835-1917)
    Abner Jones Davis (1835-1917)

    Documents
    20928_DAVIS_AbnerJ_1835-1917_DeathCertificate.jpg
    20928_DAVIS_AbnerJ_1835-1917_DeathCertificate.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S1864] Death Record - Birth date calculated from age at death.
      "Davis - The Settlers of Salem WV," p. 85, reports birth date one day later, on Jan 1 1836.

    2. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).

    3. [S2588] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    4. [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. 85.

    5. [S14] Obituary, West Union Record, 2/22/1917.

    6. [S1853] Death Certificate, WV State Dept of Health, Div of Vital Statistics, (http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx).

    7. [S110] Obituary of husband, West Union Record, 2/22/1917.

    8. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).
      Identified as Agner J. Davis, 25, b. Clark Co OH, res. Doddridge Co, son of James B. & Jane; and Lida A. Bee, b. Harrison Co, res. Doddridge Co, dau of Amaziah & Rhoda. Married Jan 24 1861. Marriage date stated in husband's obituary as 1858.

    9. [S110] Obituary of husband.

    10. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).
      Identified as Abner J. Davis, 57, b. Clarke Co OH, res. Doddridge Co; and Rhoda C. Polan, 39, of Doddridge Co. Married Nov 19 1891.