West Virginia Pioneers

Benjamin Davis

Male 1846 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Benjamin Davis 
    Born Mar 1846  Russell County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I39167  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 24 May 2005 

    Father Thomas Davis,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Sarah [Davis],   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F11280  Group Sheet

    Family Louisa J Goff,   b. May 1850, Russell County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Jun 1865  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • 1870 Harper, Roane, WV # 80-89
      David, Benj 23 KY March
      Louisa J 20 VA May
      Lilburn 1 WV August

      1900 Jackson Co WV Washington Dist # 196-198
      Benjamin Davis 3/1846 54 m34
      Louisa 5/1850 50 m34 13-9 children
      Jasper M son 1/1875 25 S
      George L s 12/1879 20 S
      Martha d 11/1882 17 S
      Aaron S s 9/1887 12 S
      Sarah N d 5/1890 10 S
      Lessie E d 3/1894 6 S 3/9/1890 JC
      # 196 -199
      Johnny Harper 10/1878 21 m 2y
      Maryania w 5/1877 23 m 2y 1-1 child
      Braston s 11/1899 6/12

      1910 Washington, Jackson, WV # 234
      Davis, Benjamin 65 m1 - 43yVAVAVA
      Louisa 60 m1- 43y 13-9 children VAVAVA
      Aaron C son 22 s WVVAVA
      Lessie da 16 WVVAVA
      Dora J gd 3 WVWVWV

      1920 Washington, Jackson, WV # 53
      Davis, Benjamin 72 Wd KY KY KY
      Dora gd 14 WVWVWV

      Jackson county birth record
      Sibey female 9/14/1892 - is this one of the 4 who died or is this Sarah? Lessie's birth record shows she was born in 1890, so Sarah probably wasn't.
    Children 
    +1. Lilburn W Davis,   b. Aug 1868, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. General Braxton Davis,   b. 20 Jun 1872, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1951, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +3. Jasper M Davis,   b. 14 Jan 1874, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1949, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +4. Morgana Davis,   b. May 1877, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1914 and 1920  (Age ~ 36 years)
     5. George Lexton Davis,   b. Dec 1879, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1947, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
    +6. Marcena Opie Davis,   b. Nov 1882, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1968  (Age ~ 85 years)
     7. Aaron S Davis,   b. Sep 1887, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. Sarah Nancy Davis,   b. May 1890, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Lessie E Davis,   b. 9 Mar 1890, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F11279  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Marriage Records, Roane Co, WV.

    2. [S518] Cen.