Doddridge County Roots

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Laura DAVISSON

Female 1860 - 1899  (38 years)


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  • Name Laura DAVISSON 
    Born 11 Sep 1860  [1, 2
    • Age in marriage record would put birth in about 1863, but age 10 in 1870 Census puts it in about 1860.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1870  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 Mar 1899  [1
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • One of nine children, the others being: Irvin T. (m. Hymanda Snyder), John T. (m. Mary Sherwood), Viola or Lavila (m. Joel Bee), Columbus C. (d. March 1916, unm), Florence (unm), James P. (b. 3/5/1866, m. Elizabeth Owens), & Frank (unm). [4]
    Person ID I6015  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2015 

    Father Granville E. DAVISSON,   b. CA 1826, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1898, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Mary BROWN,   b. CA 1830, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1876, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married 3 Dec 1846  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2323  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James S. YATES,   b. Aug 1858,   d. 1919  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1889  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Children 
    +1. Winnie YATES,   b. 14 Jul 1890,   d. 27 Feb 1963, Steubenville, Jefferson Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +2. Grace Viola Davisson YATES,   b. 4 Apr 1893, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1963, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +3. Mary Florence YATES,   b. 28 Nov 1896, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1981, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Lawrence YATES,   b. 16 Mar 1899,   d. 17 May 1899  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F2105  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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  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Headstone.

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

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

    4. [S444] Davissons - A History and Genealogy, by Russell Lee Davisson, Russell Lee Davisson, (McClain Printing Co, Parsons, WV (1993)), p. 165.

    5. [S1574] West Virginia Marriage Records, 1863-1900, (http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/4484.htm).