Doddridge County Roots

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Lewis Sutton DAVIS

Male 1811 - 1893  (82 years)


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  • Name Lewis Sutton DAVIS 
    Born 5 Feb 1811  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 26 Mar 1893  Knoxville, Marion Co, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried ZION CEMETERY  Pershing, Marion Co, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Doddridge County, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jul 20 1850:
      Lewis S. Davis, 39, farmer, value of real estate $2,000; Elizabeth, 29; William J, 9; John M, 7; Bell J. (male), 5; Gamble B, 3; Nathan W, 1. All born in Virginia.

      1860 Census, Doddridge County, Virginia (now West Virginia) (West Union Post Office), enumerated on Jul 21 1860:
      Lewis S. Davis, 48, farmer, value of real estate $4,000, value of personal property $950; Charlett, 35; W. J. (male), 18; Geo. M. (or G. M.) (male), 17; James (female), 15; G. B. (male), 14; J. J. (male), 12; Thomas N, 8; Lewis A, 6; F. F. (male), 3; Jno. L, 1; Jno. Phillips, 14; Nancy Ice, 12; Nathan Davis, 88. All born in Virginia.

      According to the US IRS Tax Assessment List, April 1865 - April 1866, Lewis S. Davis "slaughtered cattle and sheep."
    Person ID I49305  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2015 

    Father Nathan DAVIS, Jr.,   b. 21 Jun 1772, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1866, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Jane SUTTON,   b. 7 Oct 1770, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1857  (Age 86 years) 
    Married New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20305  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth SHANNON,   b. 17 Mar 1822,   d. 21 Nov 1857  (Age 35 years)  [1
    Married 28 May 1840  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. William J. DAVIS,   b. 10 May 1841, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John M. DAVIS,   b. 4 Sep 1842, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Bell Jane DAVIS,   b. 15 May 1844, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1881, Columbia Co, WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    +4. Gamble B. DAVIS,   b. 28 Apr 1846, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Nathan W. DAVIS,   b. 18 Apr 1848, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1854  (Age 5 years)
     6. Jacob J. DAVIS,   b. 9 Jul 1850, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933  (Age 82 years)
    +7. Thomas Neely DAVIS,   b. CA 1853, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1931, Marion Co, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     8. Lewis Albert DAVIS,   b. 8 Mar 1855, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F20311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Charlotte LLEWELLYN,   b. CA 1823, Allegany Co, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Married 18 Mar 1858  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F21047  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Mar 1893 - Knoxville, Marion Co, IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - ZION CEMETERY - Pershing, Marion Co, IA 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. 21.

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

    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 >), p. 56.

    4. [S5] Headstone.

    5. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    6. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).
      Identified as Lewis S. Davis, widowed, 45, b. Harrison Co, res. Doddridge, son of Nathan & Jane; and Charlotte Dawson, widowed, 35, b. Allegany Co MD, res. Doddridge, dau of John & Abigail Lewellen. Married Mar 18 1858.