Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Elizabeth SHANNON

Female 1822 - 1857  (35 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth SHANNON 
    Born 17 Mar 1822  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 21 Nov 1857  [2
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I49307  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2015 

    Father Gamble SHANNON,   b. CA 1798, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1850, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Mother Content DAVIS,   b. 8 Mar 1802, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1886  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 9 Mar 1820  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16411  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lewis Sutton DAVIS,   b. 5 Feb 1811, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1893, Knoxville, Marion Co, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [4
    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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    49307_DAVIS_ElizabethShannon_1822-1857_OldSDBCem_BlockhouseHill_WestUnion_DoddridgeCoWV.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S1719] Headstone - Birth date not specified, but calculated from stated age at death.
      Age given as 35y 8m 4d. "Davis - The Settlers of Salem WV," p. 54 & p. 56, reports birth date as Mar 14 1822.

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

    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. [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.