Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Moses Hoffman DAVIS

Male 1833 - 1891  (58 years)


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  • Name Moses Hoffman DAVIS 
    Born 27 Feb 1833  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation merchant  [3
    Residence 1857  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 16 Jul 1891  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Cause: asthma 
    Buried Lost Creek 7th Day Baptist (Brick Church) Cemetery, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I57956  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2011 

    Father Jesse Maxson DAVIS,   b. 26 Sep 1796,   d. 10 Nov 1871  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Abigail HOFFMAN,   b. 6 Sep 1801,   d. 12 Nov 1863  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 8 Jan 1822  Lewis Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Julia Ann DAVIS,   b. 12 Jan 1839, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1861  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1857  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Melville Berkeley DAVIS,   b. 15 May 1859,   d. 1941  (Age 81 years)
     2. Ida Perdita DAVIS,   d. IN INFANCY
    Family ID F23959  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emma V. SWISHER,   b. 1845, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1918, Lost Creek, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [1
    Married 3 Nov 1863  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Peter DAVIS,   d. IN INFANCY
     2. Owen T. DAVIS,   b. 4 Feb 1866, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Julia Adda DAVIS,   b. 22 Jun 1868,   d. 22 Jun 1868  (Age 0 years)
     4. Elva M. DAVIS,   b. 9 May 1870,   d. 1960  (Age 89 years)
     5. Cora Esther DAVIS,   b. 17 Apr 1874, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906  (Age 31 years)
    Family ID F23960  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lost Creek 7th Day Baptist (Brick Church) Cemetery, Harrison Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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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. 84.

    2. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    3. [S1670] Harrison County Death Records, Clarksburg, WV.

    4. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    5. [S2238] Cemeteries of Grant District, Harrison County, WV, (Harrison County Genealogical Society, Clarksburg, WV).

    6. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV, MR p. 30.
      Identified as Moses H. Davis, widowed, age 30y 8m 5d, b. & res. in Harrison Co, son of Jesse M & Abigail Davis; and Emily Swisher, single, 18, b. & res. in Harrison Co, dau of Isaac & Maria Swisher. Married Nov 3 1863.