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William Sutton DAVIS

Male - 1837


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  • Name William Sutton DAVIS 
    Born Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1837  [2
    Cause: injuries sustained in a tornado 
    Buried (UNMARKED)  Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Although no marker or record of his burial has been found, it is presumed that William Sutton Davis is buried in the same cemetery as his daughter Harriet, who died in the same tornado that took his own life.
    Person ID I49311  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2016 

    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 Sophia CHANEY,   b. 13 Jan 1810, Virginia (now West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1886, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [2
    Married CA 1826  [1
    Children 
     1. Harriet DAVIS,   b. 14 Oct 1828,   d. 4 Jun 1837, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     2. Jane DAVIS,   b. 30 Sep 1830, West Union, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1902, Kearney, Buffalo Co, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Helen Mary DAVIS,   b. 10 Jan 1833, West Union, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1899  (Age 65 years)
     4. Catherine Anne DAVIS,   b. 24 May 1835, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918  (Age 82 years)
    Family ID F20313  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - (UNMARKED) - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Histories
    49309_CHANEY_Samuel_1787-1927_by-Jennifer-Wilt.txt
    49309_CHANEY_Samuel_1787-1927_by-Jennifer-Wilt.txt
    999999_Ephraim-Bee-and-Early-Doddridge-County-Part1_by-Jennifer-Wilt.txt
    999999_Ephraim-Bee-and-Early-Doddridge-County-Part1_by-Jennifer-Wilt.txt

  • Sources 
    1. [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 >).

    2. [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. 21.

    3. [S934] Findagrave.com.