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Rosier Wesley Davis (1821 - 1880)

Rosier Wesley Davis
Born in Stateline, Greene County, Mississippimap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Clarke County, Mississippimap
Profile last modified | Created 12 May 2014
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Rosier W. Davis was born in 1821[1] in Mississippi.[2][3][4]

He married Lucy[2][3] about 1843 and the couple had the following known children:

  1. Deborah A.[3] Davis was born about 1845 in Mississippi.[2]
  2. Jane M.[3] Davis was born about 1847 in Mississippi.[2]
  3. C. M. Davis was born about 1850 in Mississippi.[3]
  4. E. T. Davis was born about 1853 in Mississippi.[3]
  5. H.M. Davis was born about 1856 in Mississippi.[3]

He married Elizabeth[4] and the couple had the following known children:

  1. Mary Davis was born about 1878 in Mississippi.[4]

Rosier died 10 Nov[5] 1880 and is buried in Old Davis Cemetery, Sykes, Clarke County, Mississippi.[1][5]

Fifteen children born to first wife but only 5 lived more than a very short time.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Find A Grave: Memorial #34571694 Tombstone photograph for Rosier W. Davis (1821-1880) Turner's CO. Miss. CSA.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 April 2020), R W Davis, Clarke county, Clarke, Mississippi, United States; citing family 45, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 March 2020), R W Davis, 1860.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 August 2017), R W Davis, Beat 4 Energy, Clarke, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district ED 116, sheet 100D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,644.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 April 2020), Rosier W Davis, .
  • Probate/Estate records for mother, Jane McCann Davis (attached)

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