Marty and Karla Grant

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Husband: Thomas Davis
Born: 1804/05 in Burke Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Married: 09 NOV 1830 in Burke Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: after 1880 in Graham Co, NC
Father: William Davis
Mother: Frances Carpenter
Spouses:
Wife: Arabella Burchfield
Born: 1811/02 in Burke Co, NC (now McDowell Co, NC)
Died: after 1880 in Cades Cove, Blount Co, TN
Father:
Mother:
Spouses:
Children
01 (M): William Davis
Born: FEB 1831 in Burke Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: after 1910 in Osage Co, OK
Spouses: Susannah Baker
02 (F): Louisa E Davis
Born: JAN 1833 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 1919 in Altus, Jackson Co, OK
Spouses: John Aron Hyde
03 (F): Nancy Evaline Davis
Born: 1834/05 in Blount Co, TN
Died: 1908 in Blount Co, TN
Spouses: Samuel Burchfield; ?
04 (M): Jacob Davis
Born: JUL 1838 in Blount Co, TN
Died: 12 APR 1917 in Cherokee Co, NC
Spouses: Sarah Ann Cline

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05 (M): John R Davis
Born: 18 DEC 1840 in Blount Co, TN
Died: 24 JUN 1928 in Putnam Co, GA
Spouses: Annie Starkey
06 (F): Frances Jane Davis
Born: 19 AUG 1843 in Blount Co, TN
Died: 05 AUG 1911 in Swain Co, NC
Spouses: William Farley
07 (M): Burton Davis
Born: 1845/06 in Blount Co, TN
Died: after 1880 in Blount Co, TN
Spouses: Althea Paulina Ditmore
08 (F): Amanda Davis
Born: 1848/09 in Cherokee Co, NC (now Graham Co, NC)
Died: after 1880 in Blount Co, TN
Spouses: William R Jackson
09 (M): George W Davis
Born: FEB 1852 in Cherokee Co, NC (now Graham Co, NC)
Died: 1931 in Graham Co, NC
Spouses: Elizabeth J Jackson; Roxanna Adams
10 (M): William Davis
Born: 1863/04 in TN
Died: after 1880 in Graham Co, NC
Spouses:
Additional Information

Thomas Davis:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 4th Great Grand Uncle.;


!REFERENCE:
http://www.martygrant.com/
http://www.martygrant.com/genealogy/davis/


!DISCUSSION GROUP (Free) for those researching the William & Frances (Carpenter) Davis family:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WilliamDavis/


!NOTES:Special thanks to Evelyn Tharp, Charlene Davis, and others for sharing data on Thomas Davis's family.;


!CENSUS:1810 Burke Co., NC p. 320
William Davis age 45+ (bef 1765)
21001-22011-0-0
My Analysis (who each person might be):
1m 45+ (bef 1765) = William Davis (1730/40)
1m 10-15 (1794/1800) = John Davis (1798) son
2m 0-9 (1800/1810) = 1. Jacob Davis (1801) son
"m 0-9 (1800/1810) = 2. Thomas Davis (c1805) son
1f 45+ (bef 1765) Frances Carpenter Davis (1771) wife
1f 26-44 (1765/1784) = Daughter (Betsy, Mary or Sarah)
2f 10-15 (1794/1800) = 1. Nancy Davis (c1795) daughter
"f 10-15 (1794/1800) = 2. Elizabeth Davis (1796) daughter
2f 0-9 (1800/1810) = 1. Margaret Davis (c1804) daughter
"f 0-9 (1800/1810) = 2. Frances Davis (1808) daughter;


!CENSUS:1820 Burke Co., NC p. 61
William Davis age 45+ (bef 1775)
011201-12001-0-0
Analysis (who each person might be):
1m 45+ (bef 1775) = William Davis (1730/40)
2m 16-25 (1794/1804) = 1. John Davis (1798) son
"m 16-25 (1794/1804) = 2. Jacob Davis (1801) son
1m 16-17 (1802/1804) * One of above, though not good match for either.
1m 10-15 (1804/1810) = Thomas Davis (c1805) son
1f 45+ (bef 1765) = Frances Carpenter Davis (1771) wife
2f 10-15 (1804/1810) = 1. Margaret Davis (c1804) daughter
"f 10-15 (1804/1810) = 2. Frances Davis (1808) daughter
1f 0-9 (1810/1820) Rachel Davis (1810) daughter;


!CENSUS:1830 Burke Co., NC p. 196
Wm Davis age 90-99 (1730/1740)
000010000001-00001001
Analysis (who each person might be):
1m 90-99 (1730/1740) = William Davis (1730/40)
1m 20-29 (1800/1810) = Thomas Davis (c1805) son
1f 50-59 (1770/1780) = Frances Carpenter Davis (1771) wife
1f 20-29 (1800/1810) = Rachel Davis (1810) daughter;


!MARRIAGE: 9 Nov 1830 Burke Co., NC
* Reported in newspaper, I can't find my source on this *;


!NAMED-WILL: 9 May 1836 Yancey Co., NC Book 1, p. 353 William Davis
daughters - Betsy Cantrel, Sally Rowan, heirs of Polly Browning, my children by my 1st wife
wife Frances
five daughters Nancy Burleson, Elizabeth Vance, Margaret Wise, Franky Burleson and Rachel Davis
my children: Nancy Burleson, Elizabeth Vance, John Davis, Margaret Wise, Thomas Davis, Franky Burleson and Rachel Davis.


!CENSUS:1840 Blount Co., TN p. 95
Thomas Davis age 30-39 (1800/1810) 110001-11001
My analysis (who each person *might* be)
1m 30-39 (1800/1810) = Thomas Davis (c1805)
1m 5-9 (1835/1835) = William Davis (c1831) son
1m 0-4 (1835/1840) = Jacob Davis (c1837) son
1f 20-29 (1810/1820) = Arabella Burchfield Davis (c1812), wife
1f 5-9 (1835/1835) = Louisa Davis (1832) dau
1f 0-4 (1835/1840) = Nancy Evaline Davis (c1835) dau;


!NAMED-ESTATE:1849 William Davis Graham Co., NC, 35 pp.
From: North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979 Graham County, from familysearch.org.

- Received 12 Sep 1847(or 1849) of William Davis, Adm with the Will annexed of Wm Davis the sum of one hundred and eighty eight dollars and twenty eight cents in cash, all of which is in full of my share of the estate of said William Davis Deceased. Thomas (X) Davis. Attest: Miles Davis.

- 24 Jul 1849 Know all men by these presents that we
Nancy Burleson
Elisabeth Vance
John Davis
Jacob Davis
Thomas Davis
Margaret Wise
Franky Burleson
Rachel Davis
are held and formally bound unto William Davis administrator with the Will annexed of William Davis deceased in the penal sum of Three thousand dollars to which payment to be made and done we bind ourselves and heirs Executors and Administrators firmly by these presents.
The condition ... last Will was administered to probate at the July Term of Yancey County Court and the above bounded Nancy Burleson and others is the legatees named in the said Will and ... received following titles of property to which they are entitled ... $188.28 in full of our shares in property and cash ...
S: John (X) Vance
S: John (X) Davis
S: Wilson Burleson
S: Nancy (X) Burleson
S: Margaret (X) Wise
Attest: B. Wise, G. W. Davis, Tilman Blalock.

The following is a true account of all the heirs of William Davis deceased, to wit
Thomas Davis due the Estate $79.50 Good debts and cash $188.28. Bad debts $9.13. Total due in good debts and cash $108.78.;


!CENSUS:1850 Cherokee Co., NC # 952/952
Thomas Davis 45 Farmer $1000 NC
Arabella 38
Louisa E. 17
William 19 Farmer
Nancy 15 TN
Jacob 13
John R. 10
Francis 7 f
Albertie 4 m
Amanda 1 NC;


!CENSUS:1860 Polk Co., TN 6 District, Springfield? PO # 682/682
Thomas Davis 51(57?) Farmer $-/300 NC
Erebel? 41
Nancy 23
John R. 19 Farm Laborer
Burton 15
Manday 13 f
G. W. 8 m;


!CENSUS:1870 Blount Co., TN District No 17, Chilhowee PO # 16/16
Nancy Gormly 73 Keeping House $3000/100 NC
William H. 14 Farm Laborer TN
Abyrilla Davis 57 Keeping House $-/300 NC
Thomas 65 Farmer NC
Amanda 20
Geo W. 17
Jesse Bright 35 Retired Farmer VA;


!NOTES:Heirs of William Davis named in 1873/1874 Probate Court Records regarding A. D. Childs vs. Estate of Samuel Carpenter regarding land. Heirs named over several documents in summons dated 4 Oct 1873. The summons commanded them all to appear at Mitchell court the 3rd Monday of November Next (1873) to show cause why they did not acknowledge a deed from them to A. D. Childs. The other heirs of Samuel Carpenter were mentioned elsewhere in the same set of records.
From: Estate of Samuel Carpenter, North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979 Mitchell County, via FamilySearch.org, 26 pp
(anything in [brackets] below are comments by me, and not part of original record)

- 4 Oct 1873 to Sheriff of Mitchell County summons for:
John Wise, Rachel Dellinger, Sarah An Shook, Francis Brewer, Susan Clark, Eliza Mace, Thomas Wise, Newton Wise, Mrs. Francis Burleson, Mrs. Elizabeth Vance, John Davis, Thomas Davis
Sheriff complied except as to Franky Brewer and Thomas Davis, not found.;


!CENSUS:1880 Graham Co., NC Cheowah # 68/68
Thos Davis Jr (sic) 75 M Farmer NC-VA-NC
Avarilla 67 wife M Housekeeping NC-NC-NC
George 26 son Div Farming TN-NC-NC
Amanda 7 gr-dau at home TN-NC-TN;


!TOMBSTONE:Graham Co, NC Lone Oak Cemetery "Thomas Davis" (no dates);

Arabella Burchfield:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 4th Great Grand Aunt, by marriage.;


!REFERENCE:
http://www.martygrant.com/
http://www.martygrant.com/genealogy/davis/


!DISCUSSION GROUP (Free) for those researching the William & Frances (Carpenter) Davis family:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WilliamDavis/


!CENSUS:1820;


!CENSUS:1830;


!MARRIAGE: 9 Nov 1830 Burke Co., NC
* Reported in newspaper, I can't find my source on this *;


!CENSUS:1840 Blount Co., TN p. 95
Thomas Davis age 30-39 (1800/1810) 110001-11001
My analysis (who each person *might* be)
1m 30-39 (1800/1810) = Thomas Davis (c1805)
1m 5-9 (1835/1835) = William Davis (c1831) son
1m 0-4 (1835/1840) = Jacob Davis (c1837) son
1f 20-29 (1810/1820) = Arabella Burchfield Davis (c1812), wife
1f 5-9 (1835/1835) = Louisa Davis (1832) dau
1f 0-4 (1835/1840) = Nancy Evaline Davis (c1835) dau;


!NOTES:Thomas and Arabella, along with his brother Jacob Davis, lived in the Cades Cove section of Blount County. There was also a John Davis who lived near them in 1840, relationship unknown.;


!CENSUS:1850 Cherokee Co., NC # 952/952
Thomas Davis 45 Farmer $1000 NC
Arabella 38
Louisa E. 17
William 19 Farmer
Nancy 15 TN
Jacob 13
John R. 10
Francis 7 f
Albertie 4 m
Amanda 1 NC;


!CENSUS:1860 Polk Co., TN 6 District, Springfield? PO # 682/682
Thomas Davis 51(57?) Farmer $-/300 NC
Erebel? 41
Nancy 23
John R. 19 Farm Laborer
Burton 15
Manday 13 f
G. W. 8 m;


!CENSUS:1870 Blount Co., TN District No 17, Chilhowee PO # 16/16
Nancy Gormly 73 Keeping House $3000/100 NC
William H. 14 Farm Laborer TN
Abyrilla Davis 57 Keeping House $-/300 NC
Thomas 65 Farmer NC
Amanda 20
Geo W. 17
Jesse Bright 35 Retired Farmer VA;


!CENSUS:1880 Graham Co., NC Cheowah # 68/68
Thos Davis Jr (sic) 75 M Farmer NC-VA-NC
Avarilla 67 wife M Housekeeping NC-NC-NC
George 26 son Div Farming TN-NC-NC
Amanda 7 gr-dau at home TN-NC-TN;


!NOTES:Someone told me that Arabella died of something contagious at Cades Cove, Blount Co., TN, and that is why they didn't bring her home to be buried by her husband, but buried her where she died. Unfortunately I don't recall who told me that. **;

(10) William Davis:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 2nd cousin, 4 times removed.;


!REFERENCE:
http://www.martygrant.com/
http://www.martygrant.com/genealogy/davis/


!DISCUSSION GROUP (Free) for those researching the William & Frances (Carpenter) Davis family:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WilliamDavis/


!NOTES:Certainly a grandson of Thomas & Arabella, but his parents are not known. He was living with Frances Jane Davis Farley in 1870 and 1880. She had a son named William Farley, so she probably isn't William Davis's mother.;


!CENSUS:1870 Cherokee Co., NC Cheoah, Valley Town PO # 209/209
Langley Farler 65 No Occupation $-/180 NC
Talitha 20 Keeping House
Eda 18 No Occupation
William 23 Farm Laborer
Jane 23 No Occupation
Julia 1 at home
William Davis 6 at home TN;


!CENSUS:1880 Graham Co., NC Cheowah # 344/344
William Farler 26 M Farmer NC-NC-NC
Jane 26 wife M Housekeeping
William 13 son
Matilda 11 dau
Thomas 7 son
John 5 son
Lumpkin 4 son
Langley 72 father Wd NC-VA-NC
Cennie? 30 sister Wd NC-NC-NC
Langley Farler 5 nephew
Clayton 2/12 Apr nephew;


!CENSUS:1900 x

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