Doddridge County Roots

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Keziah DAVIS

Female 1796 - 1862  (65 years)


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  • Name Keziah DAVIS 
    Born 5 Sep 1796  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 14 May 1862  [1
    Buried Greenbrier 7th Day Baptist Cemetery, Co Rd 17, near Miletus, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I37761  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2017 

    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 Nathan J. DAVIS,   b. 24 Nov 1797, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1891, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 8 May 1816  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Sep 25 1850:
      Nathan K. (sic) Davis, 52, farmer, cannot read/write; Keziah, 54, cannot read/write; William, 20, farmer, cannot read/write; Rachel, 16; Ananias, 12; Hickman S. Hansford, 1. All born in Virginia except Nathan, born in New Jersey.
      (NOTE: Hickman S. Hansford is presumably Francis H. Hansford (1849-1885), son of David W. Hansford and Julia Cooper.)

      1860 Census, Doddridge Co, (W)VA, enumerated Jul 3 1860:
      Nathan J. Davis, 62, b. New Jersey, farmer; K. Davis (female), 64, b. Virginia; Leah Hansford, 12, b. Virginia; H. Hansford (male), 10, b. Virginia.
      (NOTE: Leah F. Hansford was the daughter of David W. Hansford and Julia Cooper. Her mother having died prior to the 1850 Census, and her father not yet having remarried, Leah was enumerated that year in the household of Ephraim Bee.) [3]
    Children 
    +1. Catharine DAVIS,   b. 22 Feb 1817,   d. 7 Nov 1878  (Age 61 years)
    +2. Joseph J. DAVIS,   b. 8 Nov 1818,   d. 12 May 1892  (Age 73 years)
     3. Jane DAVIS,   b. 5 Dec 1822,   d. Jan 1844  (Age 21 years)
    +4. Cornelius S. DAVIS,   b. 8 Aug 1824,   d. 3 Dec 1909  (Age 85 years)
    +5. William Riley DAVIS,   b. 20 Sep 1829,   d. 31 Mar 1901  (Age 71 years)
    +6. Rachel DAVIS,   b. 17 Jun 1833,   d. 14 Jan 1871, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    +7. Ananias DAVIS,   b. 4 Sep 1837,   d. 14 Mar 1906  (Age 68 years)
    Family ID F15012  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Greenbrier 7th Day Baptist Cemetery, Co Rd 17, near Miletus, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • 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. 53.

    2. [S2550] Doddridge County Cemeteries, Vol. I, Donald Edward Ramage (1934-2016), (4117 Almaville Rd, Smyna TN 37167 (1988, rev. 1999)).

    3. [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 >).