Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Elias L. DAVIS

Male 1812 - 1886  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name Elias L. DAVIS 
    Born CA 1812  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Wood Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Parkersburg, Wood Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870, 1880  Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In 1880, Elias L. Davis and his wife were in the household of their daughter & son-in-law, Lydia & William McKindley and their six children.
    Occupation carpenter  [2, 3, 4
    Military (ENLISTED 1863)  [5
    Lt, Co D, 4th W.Va. Cav, Civil War 
    Died 9 Apr 1886 
    Buried Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I99601  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2017 

    Father David L. DAVIS,   b. 23 Sep 1787, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1849  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Lydia JEFFREY,   b. CA 1793,   d. 3 Feb 1852, West Union, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1807 
    Family ID F17387  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amanda K. HOSKINSON,   b. CA 1818 
    Married 27 Oct 1835  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Lydia M. DAVIS,   b. CA 1847
    Family ID F49296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870, 1880 - Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Parkersburg, Wood 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. 33.

    2. [S2456] 1850 Census, Wood County, (W)VA.

    3. [S2067] 1860 Census, Wood County, (W)VA.

    4. [S2394] 1870 Census, Wood County, WV.

    5. [S135] Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com, from Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, Record Grp 92; National Archives, Washington DC).

    6. [S2567] West Virginia Marriages Index, 1785-1971 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).