Doddridge County Roots

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Lavina DAVIS

Female 1860 - 1930  (69 years)


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  • Name Lavina DAVIS 
    Born 9 Jul 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Census 1880, 1900  Salt Lick District, Braxton Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910, 1920  Otter District, Braxton Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 9 Mar 1930  Salt Lick District, Braxton Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Copen Cemetery, Copen, Braxton Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I57470  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2020 

    Father Franklin DAVIS,   b. 6 Feb 1841, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1867, New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Mother Martha SNIDER,   b. 18 Mar 1841, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1872, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1859  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isaiah WILLIAMS,   b. May 1855, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1920  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1877  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • 1880 Census, Braxton Co, WV (Salt Lick District), enumerated on Jun 29 1880:
      Isaiah Williams, 24, farmer; wife Lavinia, 22; son Claudius D, 2; son Everett E, 9 months (b. Sep 1879).

      1900 Census, Braxton Co, WV (Salt Lick District), enumerated on Jun 15 1900:
      Isaiah Williams, 45, b. May 1855, farmer, married 24 yrs; wife Levina, 39, b. Jul 1860, mother of 10 children (all still living); son Claud D, 22, b. Jul 1877; son Everett E, 19, b. Dec 1880; son Odie Scott, 16, b. Sep 1883; son Criss C, 14, b. Aug 1885; dau Rosetta J, 11, b. Feb 1889; son Homer Lee, 8, b. Feb 1892; dau Lura B, 6, b. Feb 1894; dau Dollie May, 4, b. Apr 1896; dau Dortha E, 2, b. Aug 1897.

      1910 Census, Braxton Co, WV (Otter District, Cedar Creek Road), enumerated on Apr 23 1910:
      Isaiah Williams, 58, railroad worker, married 38 yrs; wife Melvina, 50, mother of 12 children (11 still living); son Claud, 33 (?), railroad worker, single; son Otis S, 27 (29?), railroad worker, married under one year; son Homer, 19, railroad worker, single; dau Laurie (?), 18, single; dau Dollie M, 15, single; son Arlando, 10; dau Madge, 7; dau-in-law Lonie, 18, married under one year, no children.

      1920 Census, Braxton Co, WV (Otter District), enumerated on Jan 30 1920:
      Lovina Williams, 60, widow; son Orlando Williams, 18, single, mule driver in mines; dau Madgie Williams, 17, single; dau Lura Bartlett, 27, married, housekeeper in private house; son Claudius D. Williams, 41, single, farm laborer.
    Children 
     1. Claudius Dee WILLIAMS,   b. 14 Jul 1878, Braxton Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1926, Braxton, Braxton Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     2. Everett Emery WILLIAMS,   b. Sep 1879, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1959, Grove City, Mercer Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
    +3. Otis Scott WILLIAMS,   b. 29 Sep 1883, Braxton Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Criss C. WILLIAMS,   b. Aug 1885
    +5. Rosetta Elizabeth WILLIAMS,   b. Feb 1889, Braxton Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1917, Braxton Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)
     6. Homer Lee WILLIAMS,   b. Feb 1892
     7. Lura B. WILLIAMS,   b. Feb 1894
     8. Dollie May WILLIAMS,   b. Apr 1896
     9. Dortha E. WILLIAMS,   b. Aug 1897
     10. Orlando WILLIAMS,   b. CA 1900
     11. Madge WILLIAMS,   b. CA 1903, Braxton Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    57469_WILLIAMS_Isaiah_1900Census_BraxtonCoWV_SaltLickDist_15Jun1900.jpg
    57469_WILLIAMS_Isaiah_1900Census_BraxtonCoWV_SaltLickDist_15Jun1900.jpg
    57469_WILLIAMS_Isaiah_1910Census_BraxtonCoWV_OtterDist_23Apr1910.jpg
    57469_WILLIAMS_Isaiah_1910Census_BraxtonCoWV_OtterDist_23Apr1910.jpg
    57469_WILLIAMS_Isaiah_1880Census_BraxtonCoWV_SaltLickDist_29Jun1880.jpg
    57469_WILLIAMS_Isaiah_1880Census_BraxtonCoWV_SaltLickDist_29Jun1880.jpg
    Family ID F23773  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Copen Cemetery, Copen, Braxton Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    57470_WILLIAMS_LavinaDavis_1860-1930_DeathCertificate.jpg
    57470_WILLIAMS_LavinaDavis_1860-1930_DeathCertificate.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S1853] Death Certificate, WV State Dept of Health, Div of Vital Statistics, (http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx).

    2. [S2073] 1900 Census, Braxton County, WV.

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

    4. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)), MR p. 220.
      Identified as Josiah (sic) Williams, 21, b. & res. Doddridge Co, son of Abram & Drusilla; and Lavina Davis, 16, b. & res. Doddridge Co, dau of Franklin & Patsy. Married Sep 15 1877. (Note: This is the only time that we have found his name as Josiah, possibly a clerical error.)