Doddridge County Roots

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Timothy K. DAVIS

Male 1842 - 1921  (78 years)


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  • Name Timothy K. DAVIS 
    Born 3 Oct 1842  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 
    Military From 12 Sep 1864 to 10 Jun 1865  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Pvt, Co G, 6th W.Va. Infantry, Civil War 
    • Military records show that Timothy K. Davis enlisted in Co G, 6th W.Va. Infantry, on 10 Sep 1864 in Wheeling. He mustered in as a Private on 12 Sep 1864 in Wheeling, and mustered out as a Private on 10 Jun 1865 in Wheeling.

      NOTE: As of February 2017, the Civil War medal issued for Timothy K. Davis had never been claimed and was in storage at the West Virginia State Archives in Charleston.
      http://www.wvculture.org/history/archives/civilwarmedals/medals.html
    Residence 1868  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1900  [7
    farmer 
    Census 1900, 1910  Knottsville District, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  Grafton, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 29 Jan 1921  Grafton, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Grafton National Cemetery, Grafton, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I54668  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2017 

    Father Joshua J. DAVIS,   b. 5 Jul 1791, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1873, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Catherine MAXSON,   b. Nov 1797, Salem, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1856  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 2 May 1812  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17640  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary E. JACOBS,   b. 4 Mar 1852, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1938, Cairo, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1868  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9
    Family ID F22593  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Alice WILLIAMS,   b. 1860, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1892  Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Notes 
    • 1900 Census, Taylor Co, WV (Knottsville Twp), enumerated on Jun 14 1900:
      Timothy K. Davis, 60, b. Feb 1840, farmer, married 9 yrs; wife Martha A, 41, b. Oct 1858, married 9 yrs, no children; boarder Otta Fast, 9, b. Mar 1891.

      1910 Census, Taylor Co, WV (Knottsville District), enumeration date not entered:
      Timothy K. Davis, 69, farmer, married 17 yrs (2nd marriage); wife Martha, 49, married 17 yrs (2nd marriage), no childen; mother-in-law Margaret Williams, 73, widowed, mother of 8 children (6 still living).

      1920 Census, Taylore Co, WV (City of Grafton), enumerated on Jan 14 1920:
      Timothy K. Davis, 77, no occupation; wife Martha Alice Davis, 57; niece Alice Wilmoth, 16, single.
    Family ID F47337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Grafton, Taylor Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jan 1921 - Grafton, Taylor Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Grafton National Cemetery, Grafton, Taylor Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • 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 >), p. 53.

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

    3. [S37] Historical Military Records, (www.fold3.com).

    4. [S2624] Military Grave Marker.

    5. [S2704] U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962 [database online], (Ancestry.com and Office of Quartermaster General (National Archives)).

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

    7. [S2019] 1900 Census, Taylor County, WV.

    8. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    9. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR p. 154, Line 14 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11791579&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Timothy K. Davis, 25, b. Harrison Co, res. Doddridge Co, son of Joshua & Katharine Davis; and Mary E. Jacobs, 17, b. & res. in Doddridge Co, dau of David & Susanna Jacobs. Married Mar 11 1868 in Doddridge County, officiated by Jacob Davis.

    10. [S2299] Taylor County Marriage Records, Grafton, WV, MR p. 105, Line 109 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11209548&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Timothy Davis, 34, b. Doddridge Co, res. Taylor Co; and Martha Shahan, 35, b. & res. in Taylor Co. Married Dec 29 1892 in Taylor County, officiated by F. G. W. Ford.
      (NOTE: Marital status not given. Whether intentional or by clerical error, husband's age is understated by about 16 years.)