Marty and Karla Grant

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Husband: William Davis
Born: 18 JUN 1809 in Iredell Co, NC
Married: 08 APR 1832 in Burke Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 02 OCT 1874 in Graham Co, NC
Father: Andrew Davis
Mother: Elizabeth Houston
Spouses:
Wife: Rachel Davis
Born: 21 JUN 1810 in Burke Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 09 SEP 1865 in Cherokee Co, NC (now Graham Co, NC)
Father: William Davis
Mother: Frances Carpenter
Spouses:
Children
01 (M): George W Davis
Born: 05 APR 1833 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 13 AUG 1862
Spouses:
02 (M): John Harvey Davis
Born: 03 JAN 1835 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 02 APR 1865 in Cherokee Co, NC (now Graham Co, NC)
Spouses: Frances Eliza Wiggins
03 (M): William N Davis
Born: 16 FEB 1837 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 29 APR 1862 in Cherokee Co, NC (now Graham Co, NC)
Spouses:
04 (F): Frances Elizabeth Davis
Born: 05 JUN 1839 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 12 JAN 1866 in Cherokee Co, NC (now Graham Co, NC)
Spouses: John Wiley King
05 (F): Josephine Louisa Davis
Born: 14 NOV 1841 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 31 OCT 1865 in Cherokee Co, NC (now Graham Co, NC)
Spouses: Gabriel Pinkney Rice
06 (F): Mary Jane Davis
Born: 29 SEP 1844 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 25 MAY 1886 in Graham Co, NC
Spouses: John A Cody
07 (M): Jacob P Davis
Born: 22 SEP 1847 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 15 OCT 1864 in Cherokee Co, NC (now Graham Co, NC)
Spouses:
08 (M): Thomas W Davis
Born: 24 JAN 1851 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 15 OCT 1862 in Cherokee Co, NC (now Graham Co, NC)
Spouses:
09 (F): Nancy Matilda Davis
Born: 11 AUG 1853 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 24 OCT 1853 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Spouses:
Additional Information

William Davis:

Notes:

!NOTES:I (Marty Grant) am not related to this person as far as I know. However, I am interested in all Davis families in western North Carolina to some extent.
* I am interested in Burke County Davis families through 1860.
* I am interested in Yancey County Davis families through 1900.;


!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:B/D from William Davis and Rachel Davis Davis Family Bible (Shared by Ralph Cody):
William Davis was born June 18 day 1809 ----;


!NOTES:B/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
William Davis was born June 18th day 1809.;


!CENSUS:1810;


!CENSUS:1820 Iredell Co., NC p. 388
Andrew Davis age 45+ (bef 1775)
020001-31110-0-0
My Analysis (who each person *might* be)
1m 45 and up (bef 1775) = Andrew Davis (1780/90)
2m 10-15 (1804/1810) = 1. Son? (1804/10)
"m 10-15 (1804/1810) = 2. William Davis (1809) son
1f 26-44 (1775/1794) = Elizabeth Houston Davis, wife
1f 16-25 (1794/1804) = Daughter?
1f 10-15 (1804/1810) = Delpha Davis (1807) dau
3f 0-9 (1810/1820) = 1. Isabell Davis (c1812) dau
"f 0-9 (1810/1820) = 2. Caroline Davis (c1815) dau
"f 0-9 (1810/1820) = 3. Elizabeth Davis (c1818) dau;


!CENSUS:1830 Burke Co., NC p. 194
Andrew Davis age 40-49 (1780/90)
1310201-00112
My Analysis (who each person *might* be)
1m 40-49 (1780/1790) = Andrew Davis (1780/90)
2m 20-29 (1800/1810) = 1. Son?
"m 20-29 (1800/1810) = 2. William Davis (1809) son
1m 10-14 (1815/1820) = Son?
3m 5-9 (1820/1825) = 1. Andrew Davis (c1820) son
"m 5-9 (1820/1825) = 2. Miles H. Davis (c1824) son
"m 5-9 (1820/1825) = 3. Son?
1m 0-4 (1825/1830) = Thomas W. Davis (c1829) son
2f 20-29 (1800/1810) = 1. Nancy Roberts Davis (c1804) wife
"f 20-29 (1800/1810) = 2. Delpha Davis (1807) dau
1f 15-19 (1810/1815) = Caroline Davis (c1815) dau
1f 10-14 (1815/1820) = Elizabeth Davis (c1818) dau;


!BONDSMAN-MARRIAGE BOND:14 Sep 1831 Burke Co., NC
James Buckanan & Delpha Davis
Lewis Vance, William Davis, bm;


!NOTES:M/D from William Davis and Rachel Davis Davis Family Bible (Shared by Ralph Cody):
William Davis & Rachel my wife was married Aprile the 8 day - 1832;


!NOTES:M/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
William Davis and Rachel his wife was married April the 8th day 1832.;


!GRANT:28 Dec 1836 Yancey Co, NC 1-157 William DAVIS Jr;


!CENSUS:1840 Yancey Co., NC pg 266
Wm Davis age 100+ (bef 1740)
2101110000001-1001010001
Analysis (who each person might be):
1m 100+ (bef 1740) = William Davis (1730/40)
1m 30-39 (1800/1810) = William Davis (1809) son-in-law
1m 20-29 (1810/1820) = Alfred Vaughn (1815) gr-son*
1m 15-19 (1820/1825) = ?
1m 5-9 (1830/1835) = George W. Davis (1833) gr-son
2m 0-4 (1835/1840) = 1. John H. Davis (1835) gr-son
"m 0-4 (1835/1840) = 2. William N. Davis (1837) gr-son
1f 70-79 (1760/1770) = Frances Carpenter Davis (1771) wife
1f 30-39 (1800/1810) = Rachel Davis Davis (1810) daughter
1f 15-19 (1820/1825) = Eleanor Vaughn (1823) or Nancy Vaughn (1824) gr-daus*
1f 0-4 (1835/1840)= Frances E. Davis (1839) gr-dau.
* Not certain if the Vaughn's were here, but they fit and they were not with their mother in 1840.;


!TAXLIST:1840 Yancey Co., NC
Captain Vance's Company
William Davis Jr, 300a, $125, 1 white poll, $2.12 tax due;


!TAXLIST:1841 Yancey Co., NC
Captain Swan's Company
William Davis, 560a, $300, 1 white poll;


!COURT:Spring 1848 Yancey Co, NC- Revaluation of Property value - North Toe River District - William DAVIS from $1000 to 666 2/3;


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

- 23 May 1831 Burke Co., NC I Rachel Davis bound unto Wm Davis for the sum of 100 Lbs current money ... will not bargain sell nor convey to any persons the tract or parcel of land that is this day conveyed to my by deed of gift by the said Wm Davis while I am living.
S: William (X) Davis (his signature marked out)
S: Rachel (X) Davis
Attest: Moses Y. Burchfield, Joseph Pyatt.

- 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
3rd: William Davis due the Estate $110.62. Good debts and cash $188.28. Bad debts $9.13. Total due in good debts and cash $77.66


!WITNESS: 8 Sep 1849 Yancey Co, NC Wills 1-111 Jacob CARPENTER. Naming wife Margaret, grandson Thomas D. CARPENTER, children: William CARPENTER, David CARPENTER, Sophia ENGLISH, Samuel CARPENTER, Nancy FRANKLIN, Elizabeth WISEMAN, Levi CARPENTER, Mary CUTHBERTSON, and Frances M. PYATTE. Executor Leander PYATTE, witnessed by William DAVIS, and George W. DAVIS;


!CENSUS:1850 Yancey Co., NC # 511/537
William Davis 41, Farmer $1200 NC
George W. 17
John H. 14
William N. 12
Jacob P. 3
Rachel, 40
Frances 9
Louisa 7
Mary J. 5
William Vance, 20, Laborer;


!CENSUS:1860 Cherokee Co., NC Cheoah District, Fort Montgomery PO # 725/725
William Davis 51 Farmer $2500/1000 Iredell Co, NC
Rachel 50 Burke
William 21 Yancy
Franky 20 f
Mary J. 16
Jacob 12
Thomas 9
John Cody 20 Farm Labor Buncomb Co, NC;


!CENSUS:1870 Cherokee Co., NC Cheoah, Valleytown PO # 201/201
William Davis 61 Farmr $550/400 NC
Mary Mitchel 40 Keeping House
Mary 15 at home
Cemantha Patterson 14 at home
Gabriel Rice 34 Farm Laborer $200/500
Sofrona 6 at home;


!NOTES:D/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
William Davis died on the 2nd day of October 1874.;


!BURIAL:Lot 66 Old Mother (Cheoah) Church Cemetery, Robbinsville, Graham County, North Carolina, not listed on tombstone survey, so grave is probably unmarked;


!BIBLE:(Shared with me by Ralph Cody, deceased). William and Rachel DAVIS Family Bible:
William Davis was born June 18 day 1809 ----
Rachel Davis my wife was born June 21 day - 1810
William Davis & Rachel my wife was married Aprile the 8 day - 1832
George W. Davis sun of William & Rachel his mother was born Aprile 5th 1833
John H. Davis sun of William Davis & Rachel his mother was born January 3 day 1835
William N. Davis sun of William Davis was born February 16d 1837

(next section very faded, so I'm not sure of the wording)
Frances Elizabeth Davis daughter of William Davis was born June 5th 1839
Louisa Davis daughter of William Davis was born November the 14th day 1841.
Mary Jane Davis daughter of William Davis and Rachel her mother was born September 29 1844.
Jacob P. Davis was born September 22 day 1847.

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Thomas W. Davis son of William Davis was born January the 24 day 1851.
Nancy Matilda David a daughter of William Davis and Rachel her mother was born August the 11 1853 decest October 24 1853.
Wm N. Davis Junr Deceased April the 29 1862 (hard to read)
G. W. Davis Deceased August the 13 1862 (hard to read)
Thomas W. Davis Deceased October the 15 1862.
J. P. Davis Deceased October 15th 1864.
J. H. Davis Deceased April 2nd 1865.
Rachel Davis Deceased September 9th 1865.
Louisa Rice Deceased October 31st 1865.
F. E. King Deceased Jan 12th 1866.
Sophroney (illegible) Rice daughter of Gabriel Rice and Louisa her mother was born December the 20th 1863.

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Mary Josiphene Mitchel was born June the 4 1854.
Samantha Patterson was born September the 25 1855.

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Levi Houston was born Aprile 15 day 1809.
William H. Houston son of Levi Houston was born December the 8 day 1840.
Franky E. Houston the daughter of Levi Houston was born July 23 day 1842.
Lancy L. Myra Houston daughter of Levi Houston was born the 20 day of January 1843
John Mc. Houston son of Levi Houston was born the 15 day of September 1846.;


!ESTATE:1876 Graham Co., NC William Davis 57 pp.

- 27 Jul 1862 One day from date I promis to pay Wm Davis One hundred and twenty dollars value received of him ... J. H. Davis.

- Oct 1874 William Carpenter and William Holaway declare upon oath they they were present and the paper writing hereto attached was signed sealed and declared by William Davis to be his last Will and testament and that they became subscribing witnesses in the presents of William Davis and at his request.

- 23 Nov 1874 Know all men by these presents that we G. P. Rice, Wm F. Cooper, John H. Coady and Mary Coady are held and firmly bound unto M. B. Crisp, Exec. of Wm Davis deceased ... legatees in the Will of William Davis ... and guardians of legatees (names not specified) ...

- 9 Apr 1876 Received of M. B. Crisp Executor of the Estate of Wm Davis decesed the following notes and judgments alloted to Safroney Rice to wit .... (several notes listed) ...

- 14 Mar 1877 We Sarah E. Cochram, N. M. E. Slaughter & Amanda A. Slaughter ... guardian bond ... Sarah E. Cochram is appointed guardian to Samuel Davis, Jacob Davis, and Wm Davis, minors ...*

- 14 Sep 1877 M. B. Crisp, Executor of Wm Davis Decd received in full the shear (share) of Rowena Davis and Wm R. Davis up to this date.

* These are not part of this family, but are children of a William J. Davis who also died around the same time, they were primarily from Blount and Monroe Co., TN but must have lived in Graham briefly. These children are with their mother Elizabeth (Sarah E.) in 1870 Monroe, and 1880 Blount.;

Rachel Davis:

Notes:

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


!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:B/D from William Davis and Rachel Davis Davis Family Bible (Shared by Ralph Cody (transcript below)):
Rachel Davis my wife was born June 21 day - 1810;


!NOTES:B/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
Rachel Davis his wife was was (sic) born June 21st day 1810.;


!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;


!NOTES:M/D from William Davis and Rachel Davis Davis Family Bible (Shared by Ralph Cody):
William Davis & Rachel my wife was married Aprile the 8 day - 1832;


!NOTES:M/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
William Davis and Rachel his wife was married April the 8th day 1832.;


!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 Yancey Co., NC pg 266
Wm Davis age 100+ (bef 1740)
2101110000001-1001010001
Analysis (who each person might be):
1m 100+ (bef 1740) = William Davis (1730/40)
1m 30-39 (1800/1810) = William Davis (1809) son-in-law
1m 20-29 (1810/1820) = Alfred Vaughn (1815) gr-son*
1m 15-19 (1820/1825) = ?
1m 5-9 (1830/1835) = George W. Davis (1833) gr-son
2m 0-4 (1835/1840) = 1. John H. Davis (1835) gr-son
"m 0-4 (1835/1840) = 2. William N. Davis (1837) gr-son
1f 70-79 (1760/1770) = Frances Carpenter Davis (1771) wife
1f 30-39 (1800/1810) = Rachel Davis Davis (1810) daughter
1f 15-19 (1820/1825) = Eleanor Vaughn (1823) or Nancy Vaughn (1824) gr-daus*
1f 0-4 (1835/1840)= Frances E. Davis (1839) gr-dau.
* Not certain if the Vaughn's were here, but they fit and they were not with their mother in 1840.;


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

- 23 May 1831 Burke Co., NC I Rachel Davis bound unto Wm Davis for the sum of 100 Lbs current money ... will not bargain sell nor convey to any persons the tract or parcel of land that is this day conveyed to my by deed of gift by the said Wm Davis while I am living.
S: William (X) Davis (his signature marked out)
S: Rachel (X) Davis
Attest: Moses Y. Burchfield, Joseph Pyatt.

- 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
3rd: William Davis due the Estate $110.62. Good debts and cash $188.28. Bad debts $9.13. Total due in good debts and cash $77.66;


!CENSUS:1850 Yancey Co., NC # 511/537
William Davis 41, Farmer $1200 NC
George W. 17
John H. 14
William N. 12
Jacob P. 3
Rachel, 40
Frances 9
Louisa 7
Mary J. 5
William Vance, 20, Laborer;


!CENSUS:1860 Cherokee Co., NC Cheoah District, Fort Montgomery PO # 725/725
William Davis 51 Farmer $2500/1000 Iredell Co, NC
Rachel 50 Burke
William 21 Yancy
Franky 20 f
Mary J. 16
Jacob 12
Thomas 9
John Cody 20 Farm Labor Buncomb Co, NC;


!NOTES:D/D from William Davis and Rachel Davis Davis Family Bible (Shared by Ralph Cody):
Rachel Davis Deceased September 9th 1865.;


!NOTES:D/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
Rachel Davis wife of William Davis deceased September 9th 1865.;


!BURIAL:Lot 82 Old Mother (Cheoah) Church Cemetery, Robbinsville, Graham County, North Carolina, not listed on cemetery survey, so grave is probably unmarked;


!BIBLE:(Shared with me by Ralph Cody, deceased). William and Rachel DAVIS Family Bible:
William Davis was born June 18 day 1809 ----
Rachel Davis my wife was born June 21 day - 1810
William Davis & Rachel my wife was married Aprile the 8 day - 1832
George W. Davis sun of William & Rachel his mother was born Aprile 5th 1833
John H. Davis sun of William Davis & Rachel his mother was born January 3 day 1835
William N. Davis sun of William Davis was born February 16d 1837

(next section very faded, so I'm not sure of the wording)
Frances Elizabeth Davis daughter of William Davis was born June 5th 1839
Louisa Davis daughter of William Davis was born November the 14th day 1841.
Mary Jane Davis daughter of William Davis and Rachel her mother was born September 29 1844.
Jacob P. Davis was born September 22 day 1847.

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Thomas W. Davis son of William Davis was born January the 24 day 1851.
Nancy Matilda David a daughter of William Davis and Rachel her mother was born August the 11 1853 decest October 24 1853.
Wm N. Davis Junr Deceased April the 29 1862 (hard to read)
G. W. Davis Deceased August the 13 1862 (hard to read)
Thomas W. Davis Deceased October the 15 1862.
J. P. Davis Deceased October 15th 1864.
J. H. Davis Deceased April 2nd 1865.
Rachel Davis Deceased September 9th 1865.
Louisa Rice Deceased October 31st 1865.
F. E. King Deceased Jan 12th 1866.
Sophroney (illegible) Rice daughter of Gabriel Rice and Louisa her mother was born December the 20th 1863.

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Mary Josiphene Mitchel was born June the 4 1854.
Samantha Patterson was born September the 25 1855.

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Levi Houston was born Aprile 15 day 1809.
William H. Houston son of Levi Houston was born December the 8 day 1840.
Franky E. Houston the daughter of Levi Houston was born July 23 day 1842.
Lancy L. Myra Houston daughter of Levi Houston was born the 20 day of January 1843
John Mc. Houston son of Levi Houston was born the 15 day of September 1846.;

(01) George W Davis:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 1st cousin, 5 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:B/D from William Davis and Rachel Davis Davis Family Bible (Shared by Ralph Cody):
George W. Davis sun of William & Rachel his mother was born Aprile 5th 1833;


!NOTES:B/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
George W. Davis son of William & Rachel his mother was born April the 5th 1833.;


!CENSUS:1840 Yancey Co., NC pg 266
Wm Davis age 100+ (bef 1740)
2101110000001-1001010001
Analysis (who each person might be):
1m 100+ (bef 1740) = William Davis (1730/40)
1m 30-39 (1800/1810) = William Davis (1809) son-in-law
1m 20-29 (1810/1820) = Alfred Vaughn (1815) gr-son*
1m 15-19 (1820/1825) = ?
1m 5-9 (1830/1835) = George W. Davis (1833) gr-son
2m 0-4 (1835/1840) = 1. John H. Davis (1835) gr-son
"m 0-4 (1835/1840) = 2. William N. Davis (1837) gr-son
1f 70-79 (1760/1770) = Frances Carpenter Davis (1771) wife
1f 30-39 (1800/1810) = Rachel Davis Davis (1810) daughter
1f 15-19 (1820/1825) = Eleanor Vaughn (1823) or Nancy Vaughn (1824) gr-daus*
1f 0-4 (1835/1840)= Frances E. Davis (1839) gr-dau.
* Not certain if the Vaughn's were here, but they fit and they were not with their mother in 1840.;


!WITNESS: 8 Sep 1849 Yancey Co, NC Wills 1-111 Jacob CARPENTER. Naming wife Margaret, grandson Thomas D. CARPENTER, children: William CARPENTER, David CARPENTER, Sophia ENGLISH, Samuel CARPENTER, Nancy FRANKLIN, Elizabeth WISEMAN, Levi CARPENTER, Mary CUTHBERTSON, and Frances M. PYATTE. Executor Leander PYATTE, witnessed by William DAVIS, and George W. DAVIS;


!CENSUS:1850 Yancey Co., NC # 511/537
William Davis 41, Farmer $1200 NC
George W. 17
John H. 14
William N. 12
Jacob P. 3
Rachel, 40
Frances 9
Louisa 7
Mary J. 5
William Vance, 20, Laborer;


!CENSUS:1860 x


!ESTATE:1852 (sic) Graham Co., NC G. W. Davis 3 pp.
- 3 Sep 1862 Cherokee Co., NC G. W. Davis late of Cherokee is dead having made no Last Will and Testament in writing and that Wm Davis ... administration bond ... Wit: Drury Weeks;


!NOTES:D/D from William Davis and Rachel Davis Davis Family Bible (Shared by Ralph Cody):
G. W. Davis Deceased August the 13 1862 (hard to read);


!NOTES:D/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
George W. Davis deceased August 13th 1862.;

(03) William N Davis:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 1st cousin, 5 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:B/D from William Davis and Rachel Davis Davis Family Bible (Shared by Ralph Cody):
William N. Davis sun of William Davis was born February 16d 1837;


!NOTES:B/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
William N. Davis son of William Davis was born February 16th 1837.;


!CENSUS:1840 Yancey Co., NC pg 266
Wm Davis age 100+ (bef 1740)
2101110000001-1001010001
Analysis (who each person might be):
1m 100+ (bef 1740) = William Davis (1730/40)
1m 30-39 (1800/1810) = William Davis (1809) son-in-law
1m 20-29 (1810/1820) = Alfred Vaughn (1815) gr-son*
1m 15-19 (1820/1825) = ?
1m 5-9 (1830/1835) = George W. Davis (1833) gr-son
2m 0-4 (1835/1840) = 1. John H. Davis (1835) gr-son
"m 0-4 (1835/1840) = 2. William N. Davis (1837) gr-son
1f 70-79 (1760/1770) = Frances Carpenter Davis (1771) wife
1f 30-39 (1800/1810) = Rachel Davis Davis (1810) daughter
1f 15-19 (1820/1825) = Eleanor Vaughn (1823) or Nancy Vaughn (1824) gr-daus*
1f 0-4 (1835/1840)= Frances E. Davis (1839) gr-dau.
* Not certain if the Vaughn's were here, but they fit and they were not with their mother in 1840.;


!CENSUS:1850 Yancey Co., NC # 511/537
William Davis 41, Farmer $1200 NC
George W. 17
John H. 14
William N. 12
Jacob P. 3
Rachel, 40
Frances 9
Louisa 7
Mary J. 5
William Vance, 20, Laborer;


!CENSUS:1860 Cherokee Co., NC Cheoah District, Fort Montgomery PO # 725/725
William Davis 51 Farmer $2500/1000 Iredell Co, NC
Rachel 50 Burke
William 21 Yancy
Franky 20 f
Mary J. 16
Jacob 12
Thomas 9
John Cody 20 Farm Labor Buncomb Co, NC;


!NOTES:D/D from William Davis and Rachel Davis Davis Family Bible (Shared by Ralph Cody):
Wm N. Davis Junr Deceased April the 29 1862 (hard to read);


!NOTES:D/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
William N. Davis deceased April 29th 1862.;

(07) Jacob P Davis:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 1st cousin, 5 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:B/D from William Davis and Rachel Davis Davis Family Bible (Shared by Ralph Cody):
Jacob P. Davis was born September 22 day 1847.;


!NOTES:B/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
Jacob P. Davis was born September the 22nd day 1847.;


!CENSUS:1850 Yancey Co., NC # 511/537
William Davis 41, Farmer $1200 NC
George W. 17
John H. 14
William N. 12
Jacob P. 3
Rachel, 40
Frances 9
Louisa 7
Mary J. 5
William Vance, 20, Laborer;


!CENSUS:1860 Cherokee Co., NC Cheoah District, Fort Montgomery PO # 725/725
William Davis 51 Farmer $2500/1000 Iredell Co, NC
Rachel 50 Burke
William 21 Yancy
Franky 20 f
Mary J. 16
Jacob 12
Thomas 9
John Cody 20 Farm Labor Buncomb Co, NC;


!NOTES:D/D from William Davis and Rachel Davis Davis Family Bible (Shared by Ralph Cody):
J. P. Davis Deceased October 15th 1864.;


!NOTES:D/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
Jacob P. Davis deceased October 15th 1864.;

(08) Thomas W Davis:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 1st cousin, 5 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:B/D from William Davis and Rachel Davis Davis Family Bible (Shared by Ralph Cody):
Thomas W. Davis son of William Davis was born January the 24 day 1851.;


!NOTES:B/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
Thomas W. Davis son of William Davis was born January the 24th day of 1851.;


!CENSUS:1860 Cherokee Co., NC Cheoah District, Fort Montgomery PO # 725/725
William Davis 51 Farmer $2500/1000 Iredell Co, NC
Rachel 50 Burke
William 21 Yancy
Franky 20 f
Mary J. 16
Jacob 12
Thomas 9
John Cody 20 Farm Labor Buncomb Co, NC;


!NOTES:D/D from William Davis and Rachel Davis Davis Family Bible (Shared by Ralph Cody):
Thomas W. Davis Deceased October the 15 1862.;


!NOTES:D/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
Thomas W. Davis deceased October 15th 1862.;


!BURIAL:Lot 67 Old Mother (Cheoah) Church Cemetery, Robbinsville, Graham County, North Carolina, not listed on cemetery survey, so grave is probably unmarked;

(09) Nancy Matilda Davis:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 1st cousin, 5 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:B/D from William Davis and Rachel Davis Davis Family Bible (Shared by Ralph Cody):
Nancy Matilda David a daughter of William Davis and Rachel her mother was born August the 11 1853 decest October 24 1853.;


!NOTES:B/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
Nancy Matilda Davis daughter of William Davis & Rachel was born August the 11th day 1853.


!NOTES:D/D from John A. Cody Family Bible (shared by Ralph Cody):
Nancy Matilda Davis died October 24th 1853.;

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