Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Sophronia DAVIS

Female 1842 - 1852  (10 years)


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  • Name Sophronia DAVIS 
    Born 4 Sep 1842  [1
    • Her headstone reads: d/o J.S. & H., Age 2y, 6m, 16d. Death date of 20 Nov 1852 would put her birth at 4 May 1850. But she was listed as 6 years of age in the 1850 census, making her birth around 1844. "Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia," page 56, reports her birth/death dates as 4 Sep 1842 - 20 Mar 1852.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Nov 1852  [1, 2
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I97363  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2021 

    Father John S. DAVIS,   b. 10 Feb 1804, Virginia (now West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1855  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Esther F. RANDOLPH,   b. 31 Oct 1810,   d. 7 Feb 1894  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1827  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20307  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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  • 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. 56.

    2. [S5] Headstone.

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

    4. [S934] Findagrave.com.