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  • ID: I45
  • Name: William Lafayette Davis
  • Surname: Davis
  • Given Name: William Lafayette
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 15 Jul 1857 in , , Tennessee 1 2 3
  • Death: 17 Oct 1943 in Bellevue, Clay, Texas 4
  • Burial: Bellevue Cmtry, Clay, Texas 5
  • Reference Number: 321
  • _UID: B0CDE96ADEC3DD498CF3A06C83C2F6D83516
  • Census: 1870 Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee 6
  • Note:
    !RESIDENCES-CENSUS:
    1860 U.S.Census, Monroe Co TN; 1860; ; ; Natl Arc hives; NOTE: Age 4,. enumerated with C. R. Tallant family.
    1880 U.S.Census, Grayson Co TX; 1880; ED13; Roll 1307; Age 22, b TX, enumerated with Mother.

    !RELATIONSHIP: Family notes; ; supplied by Nell Davis, grandaughter; ; ; NOTE: Lists the children as follows: Addie Davis, born 3 July 1893, died 18 Jan 1911; Iva Pearl Davis, m Odice Melton; Rex Odice Davis, m Mima Gowin; Bruce Davis, m Mary Jackson; "Little Bill" Van B. Davis, m Myrtle Early; Glenna Jewel Davis, m Roy T. McBride.
  • Change Date: 1 Dec 2012 at 00:00:00



    Father: Wilson Davis b: 9 Dec 1823 in , , Tennessee
    Mother: Elizabeth Aiken b: 9 May 1820 in , , Tennessee

    Marriage 1 Minnie Ann Smith b: 5 Jun 1867 in , , Missouri
    • Married: 2 Dec 1888 in , Clay County, Rexas 7
    Children
    1. Has Children Iva Pearl Davis b: 1 Oct 1889 in Stoneburg, Montague, Texas
    2. Has No Children Addie D. Davis b: 3 Jul 1893
    3. Has Children Rex Odice Davis b: 13 Mar 1896 in , , Texas
    4. Has Children Bruce D. Davis b: 19 Feb 1900 in , , Texas
    5. Has Children Van Bill Davis b: 25 Aug 1902 in , , Texas
    6. Has Children Glenna Jewel Davis b: 5 Nov 1906 in , , Texas

    Sources:
    1. Title: 1930 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
      Author: Ancestry.com
      Publication: Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-.
      Note: Image Source: Year: 1930; Census Place: Precinct 4, Clay, Texas; Roll: T626_2308; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 15; Image: 0285. Name: William L Davis Age: 72 years Estimated birth year: 1857 Birthplace: Tennessee Relation to Head-of-house: Head Race: White Home in 1930: Precinct 4, Clay, Texas
    2. Title: 1920 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
      Author: Ancestry.com
      Publication: Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-.
      Page: Roll: T625_1784 Page: 7B ED: 22 Image: 1024
      Note: Name: W L Davis Age: 62 years Estimated birth year: 1857 Birthplace: Tennessee Race: White Home in 1920: Bellevue, Clay, Texas
    3. Title: Death Records: Texas, State of
      Author: State of Texas
      Publication: Internet Web Site
      Note:
      Listed as Single
      Note: Birthdate calculated from age at time of death.
    4. Title: Death Records: Texas, State of
      Author: State of Texas
      Publication: Internet Web Site
      Note:
      Listed as Single
      Page: #45427
      Note: Listed as Married - Minnie Ann Davis wife
      Age given as 86y3m2d Have copy of certificate
    5. Title: Find A Grave, Inc.
      Author: Find A Grave.com
      Publication: Digital images. http://www.findagrave.com
      Note:

      Tombstone Inscription

    6. Title: 1870 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
      Author: Indexed by Ancestry.com
      Publication: Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003-.
      Page: Series: M593 Roll: 1549 Page: 62
      Note: William, age 12 yrs.
    7. Title: Marriage Records: Texas, Clay County
      Publication: Internet Web Page
      Page: pg 292
      Note: 1930 Census indicates they were 30 and 21 when first married.
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