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Francis (Davis) Newby (abt. 1835 - 1867)

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Francis Newby formerly Davis
Born about in Brush Creek, Smith, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified 30 Aug 2019 | Created 16 Feb 2015
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Francis was born in 1835.

Francis passed away in 1867.


David Davis included in his Will 'the children of my deceased daughter Fanny Newby'. [1]

These children are then included in County probate records with W. W. Newby acting as guardian. [2]


  1. "Tennessee Probate Court Books, 1795-1927," images, FamilySearch ( : 22 May 2014), Smith Wills, 1871-1879, Vol. 04 > image 292 of 360; county courthouses, Tennessee.
  2. Smith County, Tennessee, Probate Records, Misc.Receipts, Administrators Nov 1854 - Jul 1877, Nashville: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Film Roll 38, n.d. Smith County Genealogy. Trans. Diane Surtees. The USGenWeb Project. Web, ( : accessed 4 Nov 2012) Section VI, Pg 417.

"Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955," Tennessee Division of Vital Records. Death Records,Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, index & images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 01 Jul 2013), Fannie Davis in entry for William W. Newby, 1929.

"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Francis Davis in household of David Davis, Smith county, Smith, Tennessee, United States; citing family 535, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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