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Absalom Davis[1, 2, 3]

Male 1809 - 1888  (78 years)


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  • Name Absalom Davis 
    Born 9 Dec 1809  Harrison, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Doddridge, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    (West) 
    Census 1860  West Union, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    (West) 
    Census 1870  Grant, Doddridge, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1880  New Milton, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Reference Number 6924 
    Died 29 Apr 1888  Doddridge, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Address:
    Alum Bank Run 
    Buried Doddridge, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Greenbrier Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery 
    Notes 
    • Absalom lost leg due to blood poisoning from cut by wood chip. Doddridge County Deed Book shows 1851 address 185 a Long Run (ref:Sims Land Index) page 2-123. Absalom was a farmer. 1880 West Virginia census shows Absalom Davis (70) living with wife Polina S.W. (67), son James W. (24) and daughter Martha (19). Alternate birthdate (p.32 of 2nd ed.) 8 Dec. 1810.

      September 25, 1850 Doddridge County, Virginia
      389 352 Nathan K. Davis 52 M Farmer 1000 New Jersey x [can't read & write]
      390 Keziah " 54 F Va x
      William " 20 M Farmer " x
      Rachel " 16 F " x [attended school]
      Ananias " 12 M " x [school]
      Hickman S. Hansford 1 M "
      391 353 Ehud Davis 35 M Farmer 150 "
      Catharine " 33 F "
      Keziah " 14 F "
      Hulda " 7 F "
      Owen " 5 M "
      William " 3 M "
      Arzanna " 2 F "
      Uriah " 1/12 M "
      392 355 Absalom Davis 41 M Farmer 300 "
      393 Polina " 38 F "
      Charlotte " 20 F "
      Theadore " 19 M Farmer "
      Julian " 17 M "
      Zacharias " 15 M Farmer "
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      Elvina Davis 14 F Va
      Donmanuel " 12 M "
      Anderson G. " 9 M "
      Elijah " 8 M "
      Elkana " 6 M "
      Sylvanus " 3 M "
      Penelapy " 1 F "
      394 356 Elione Davis 43 M Carpenter 500 "
      Sophia " 39 F "
      Ehud J. " 20 M Carpenter "
      Derias [?] K " 17 M Farmer "
      Elizabeth J " 15 F "
      Erving P " 13 M "
      Delila C " 11 F "
      Amy " 9 F "
      Alpheus " 7 M "
      Thomas B " 6 M "
      Mary T " 5 F "
      Sarah J " 2 F "
      Mariah P " 11/12 F "

      June 1 1860 West Union PO Doddridge Virginia Page 2
      11 11 Henry Meek 31 M Carpenter 200 50 " [Va]
      SA [sic--apparently Charlotte] " 31 F "
      LH " 7 M "
      JG [?--many of the names blotted with ink] " 6 F "
      A " 4 M "
      Almeda " 2 F "
      B " 1 F "
      12 12 A Davis 50 M Farmer 2000 "
      P S W " 48 F "
      D " 22 M "
      AG [?blotted] " 21 M "
      E " 18 M "
      E " 16 M " x [school]
      S " 14 M " x
      V " 10 M "
      P " 12 F "
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      B Ann Davis 25 F Virginia
      G W " 5 M "
      D " 3 F "
      C E " 1 M "

      July 15 1870 West Union PO Grant Twp., Doddridge West Virginia Page 21
      133 137 Davis Elijah 28 M W Farmer 500 100 Virginia x [MC21]
      ---Nancy E 24 F W Keeping house Virginia x [can't write]
      ---Viola 6 F W West Virginia
      ---Harvey 3 M W West Virginia
      ---Frederick 1 M W West Virginia
      134 138 Davis Absalom 60 M W Farmer 2945 300 Virginia x [MC21]
      ---Polina S 58 F W Keeping house Virginia
      ---Vandelee 19 M W Common laborer Virginia x [school]
      ---James W 14 M W Virginia x
      Maxwell Edmund 19 M W Common laborer Virginia

      June 14 1880 New Milton District Doddridge West Virginia Page 27 Sup 1 Enum 124
      229 230 Davis Absolem W M 70 x [married] Farmer WVa WVa WVa
      ---Polina S W W F 67 Wife x Keeping house WVa WVa WVa
      ---James W W M 24 Son x x [married within year] Farming WVa WVa WVa
      ---Martha W F 19 Daughter in law x x WVa WVa WVa
    Person ID I6894  Megan's Big Tree
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2016 

    Father Peter D. Davis,   b. 15 Sep 1783, Shrewsbury, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1873, Greenbrier, Doddridge, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Sarah Davis,   b. 8 Jul 1786, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1842, Salem, Harrison, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1802  Harrison, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship First Cousins Once Removed 
    Family ID F1023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Polina S. W. Davis,   b. 8 Feb 1811,   d. 3 Feb 1901, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1828 
    Relationship First Cousins 
    Children 
     1. Worthington Davis
     2. Charlotte A. Davis,   b. 4 Aug 1829, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1891, Salem, Harrison, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Theodore Davis,   b. 15 Feb 1831, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1924, Salem, Harrison, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Julia Ann Davis,   b. 5 Mar 1833, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1919, Smithburg, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Zachariah Davis,   b. 19 Sep 1834, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elvira V. Davis,   b. 12 Mar 1836, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Donmanuel Davis,   b. 19 May 1838, Harrison, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1889 and 1900  (Age 50 years)
     8. Anderson G. Davis,   b. Between 1832 and 1833, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Elijah Davis,   b. 14 Apr 1842, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1918, Harrison, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     10. Elcanah Davis,   b. Between 1842 and 1843, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1937, Clark, Harrison, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 95 years)
     11. Sylvanis Davis,   b. 24 Jun 1846, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1929, Coal City, Harrison, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     12. Penelope Jane Davis,   b. 27 Aug 1848, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1918  (Age 70 years)
     13. Vandelee Davis,   b. 19 Nov 1844, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1923, Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     14. Elen Murry Davis,   b. 4 Apr 1853,   d. Yes, date unknown
     15. George Washington Davis,   b. 7 Sep 1856, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1856  (Age 0 years)
     16. James W. Davis,   b. Between 1855 and 1856, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1880, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
     17. Martha Davis,   b. Abt 1 Jun 1860,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2016 14:48:01 
    Family ID F2684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Absalom Davis

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] 1850 Census.

    2. [S12] 1870 Census.

    3. [S1634] West Virginia Vital Research Records.

    4. [S797] www.findagrave.com.

    5. [S11] 1860 Census.
      1852-1853

    6. [S14] 1880 Census.