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William Norris Davis (1826 - abt. 1890)

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William Norris Davis
Born in Kentucky, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about [location unknown]
Profile last modified 9 Sep 2019 | Created 13 Oct 2012 | Last significant change: 9 Sep 2019
15:28: Lindsey (McCane) Pickering edited the Biography for William Norris Davis (1826-abt.1890). [Thank Lindsey for this]
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William was born in 1826. William Davis ... [1] [2]

1870 Census
Elkton, Hickory, Missouri
Head: William Davis 43 Born in Kentucky
Female: Manerva 33 Born in Tennessee
Male: T Granvill 10 Born in Tennessee
Male: Christopher C 8 Born in MIssouri
Female: Mary Jane 6 Born in Missouri

1880 Census
Green, Hickory, Missouri
Head: William N Davis 54 Born in Kentucky
Wife: Minerva J 44 Born in Tennessee
Stepson: Thomas L Glanvill 20 Born in Missouri
Stepson: Christopher C Glanvill 18 Born in Missouri
Stepdau: Mary J Glanvill 16 Born in Missouri
Dau: Hanah L Davis 8 Born in Missouri
Dau: Virginia D Davis 7 Born in Missouri
Dau: Susan R Davis 4 Born in Missouri
Dau: Nancy E M Davis 2 Born in Missouri
Father In Law: Lawrence B Wells 72 Born in Tennessee


  1. Entered by Homer Hopper, Oct 13, 2012
  2. Unsourced family tree handed down to Lindsey (McCane) Pickering.
  3. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 June 2019), William Davis, 1870.
  4. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 7 September 2017), William N Davis, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 238, sheet 508D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 0690; FHL microfilm 1,254,690.

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On 8 Sep 2019 at 20:10 GMT Teresa Downey wrote:

Davis-68597 and Davis-12356 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, exact same spouse on both profiles,

Thank you for reviewing, Teresa (WikiTree Arborist)

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