Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

David D. DAVIS

Male 1803 - 1885  (82 years)


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  • Name David D. DAVIS 
    Born 11 Jan 1803  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation tollgate keeper  [2
    Occupation 1881  [3
    President of Doddridge County Board of Overseers of the Poor 
    Died 12 May 1885  [1
    Buried Seventh Day Baptist Church Cemetery, Salem, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I37221  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2019 

    Father Stephen C. DAVIS,   b. 30 Sep 1781, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1869, Cherry Camp Run, Bristol, Harrison Co,WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Nancy Fitz RANDOLPH,   b. 19 Feb 1781,   d. 18 Jul 1871  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1802  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19369  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [1
    Notes 
    • 1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Grant District), enumerated on Jun 5 1880:
      Joshaway Davis, 31, farmer, single; father David D, 76, farmer; mother Anna, 73; sister Sarah Davis, 34, single; nephew Oris M. Davis, 8; nephew Veristus Traugh, 15. [4, 5]
    Children 
    +1. Jane DAVIS,   b. 18 Feb 1827,   d. Feb 18__
    +2. Jesse D. DAVIS,   b. 4 Mar 1828, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1903  (Age 75 years)
    +3. Mark DAVIS,   b. 27 Jan 1830, Harrison Co, VA (now Doddridge Co, WV) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1915  (Age 85 years)
    +4. Stephen C. DAVIS,   b. 12 Mar 1832, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1891  (Age 59 years)
    +5. Judith DAVIS,   b. 25 Jan 1834, Buckeye Run, Morgansville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1905  (Age 71 years)
    +6. Morris Newman DAVIS,   b. 19 Apr 1836,   d. 25 Dec 1904, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +7. Margaret DAVIS,   b. 18 Aug 1838, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1933  (Age 94 years)
    +8. Er DAVIS,   b. 21 Sep 1840, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Apr 1930  (Age 89 years)
     9. Safrona DAVIS,   b. 10 Sep 1843, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1926, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +10. Sarah DAVIS,   b. 21 Aug 1845, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1931, Salem, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +11. Odell DAVIS,   b. 17 Mar 1847,   d. Jan 1903  (Age 55 years)
    +12. Joshua DAVIS,   b. 5 May 1848, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1921, Salem, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     13. Newman H. DAVIS,   b. 25 Aug 1851,   d. 2 Jan 1864  (Age 12 years)
    Family ID F14764  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Seventh Day Baptist Church Cemetery, Salem, 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. 58.

    2. [S941] 1850 Census, Doddridge County, (W)VA.

    3. [S1897] West Union Record, June 12, 1914, "This Week 33 Years Ago".

    4. [S1567] Marriage record of son.

    5. [S1590] Death record of daughter.