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James Davis (1802 - 1886)

James Davis
Born in Wayne, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 24 Jan 1822 in Wayne, Kentuckymap
Husband of — married 26 Dec 1833 in Wayne, Kentuckymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Putnam, Missouri, United Statesmap
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James Davis

Birth: 12 Dec 1802
Death: 16 Aug 1886 (aged 83) Missouri


John Davis and Mourning Guffey.


Pherigo Cemetery, Unionville, Putnam County, Missouri, USA
Find A Grave: Memorial #136136972


  • 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 census records
  • "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 December 2017), James Davis and Sabre Hamilton, 26 Dec 1833; citing Wayne, Kentucky, United States, Madison County Courthouse, Richmond; FHL microfilm 591,550.
  • "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 7 September 2017), James Davis, Clinton, Kentucky, United States; citing p. 340, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 108; FHL microfilm 7,824.
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), James Davis, Clinton county, Clinton, Kentucky, United States; citing family 27, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), James Davis, Iowa, United States; citing p. 7, family 40, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,874.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 August 2017), James Davis in household of John Davis, Richland, Putnam, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district ED 206, sheet 491A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0711; FHL microfilm 1,254,711.


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