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Jason A. Davis (1879)

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Jason A. Davis
Born [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 16 Mar 2014
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Jason was the son of Gardner and Louisa Sexton Davis.

Jason can be found on the 1900 US Census for Scuffletown Twp., Laurens Twp., South Carolina, b. July, 1879, at the age of 20 along with Gardner L. Davis (head), b. Sept. 1843, Carrie, (wife) b. July 1852L, along with five younger siblings: Blanche, Fincher, Victor, Alice, and Lander. According to the census, Gardner and Carrie had been married for 32 years. Carrie is listed as the mother of 11 children, 10 living. : 5 August 2014

Jason A. Davis is listed in the 1930 US Census for Clinton, Hunter Twp., Laurens County, South Carolina, at the age of 51, along with his wife, Ruth B., age 32, and one son, Walter, age 17.

All three are listed as born in South Carolina. Similarly, the father and mother of Jason A. and the father and mother of Ruth B. are stated to have been born in South Carolina. : 8 December 2015


  • Personal papers and notes of Frances T. Gaulden, A Clan of Comptons, p. 47, Myldred Compton Lankford, February 15, 1974, unpublished, personal copy in the files of M. Gaulden

"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 5 August 2014), South Carolina > Laurens > image 13 of 35; citing NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.). "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2015), South Carolina > Laurens > Clinton > image 9 of 26; citing NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002).


Although Jason's father is listed as Gardner on the 1900 census, his mother's name on the 1900 census (Carrie) differs from the information given in the "Clan of Comptons" information (Louisa)

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