Doddridge County Roots

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Er DAVIS

Male 1840 - Bef 1930  (89 years)


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  • Name Er DAVIS 
    Born 21 Sep 1840  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1862  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1880  Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1885  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1900  Greenbrier District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  Central District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Listed as Err Davis, 70, married, an "inmate" at the County Home. But he was also included in the enumeration of his family in the 1910 Census of Grant District, Doddridge County, listed as Er Davis, 70, married 23 yrs, no occupation.
    Census 1910  Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [2
    Died Bef Apr 1930  [4
    Person ID I37220  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2016 

    Father David D. DAVIS,   b. 11 Jan 1803, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1885  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Anna DAVIS,   b. 23 Aug 1809,   d. 21 Mar 1893  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1826  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14764  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah POLAN,   b. 16 Jun 1846,   d. 21 May 1881  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1862  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • 1870 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Grant District), enumerated on Jul 16 1870:
      Er Davis, 29, farmer, value of real estate (blank), value of personal estate $100; Sarah, 24; Ida B., 6; Kiziah F, 4; Lewis H. N., 2; Davis S., 2 months. [6]
    Children 
    +1. Ida Bird DAVIS,   b. 14 Apr 1864, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1927, Ocean Mines, Simpson District, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +2. Havens Lewis DAVIS,   b. 13 Mar 1866, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1941, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +3. Keziah Fatima DAVIS,   b. 6 May 1866, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1928, New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. David Samuel DAVIS,   b. Mar 1870, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Clarence Leo DAVIS,   b. 9 Jul 1874,   d. 5 Jan 1954  (Age 79 years)
    +6. Ivy Bertha DAVIS,   b. 20 Oct 1876, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1901  (Age 24 years)
    +7. George Washington DAVIS,   b. 1 May 1880, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1944  (Age 63 years)
    Family ID F14763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah E. STARKEY,   b. 5 Jan 1858, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 15 Apr 1885  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Henry C. DAVIS,   b. 1 May 1886
     2. Varistas Beverly DAVIS,   b. 10 Jan 1888, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1923  (Age 35 years)
     3. William "Willie" DAVIS,   b. 9 Aug 1890, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Amos Boyd DAVIS,   b. 30 May 1892,   d. 26 Nov 1974  (Age 82 years)
    +5. Margie Lorena DAVIS,   b. 9 Sep 1895, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F18525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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. 113.

    2. [S2005] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Greenbrier District).

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

    4. [S2039] 1930 Census, Harrison County, WV.

    5. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).
      Identified as Er Davis, 22, b. Harrison Co, res. Doddridge Co, son of David D. & Amia (or Anna); and Sarah Poland [sic], 17, of Doddridge Co, dau of Samuel & Kesiah. Married Nov 5 1862. (Susie Davis Nicholson, p. 113, reports marriage date as Nov 29 1863.)

    6. [S1592] Birth record of daughter.