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Robert Wesley Davis (1878 - 1964)

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Robert Wesley (Bob) [uncertain] "Bob" Davis
Born in Lafayette Co., Mississippimap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 14 Aug 1904 in Lafayette Co., Mississippimap
Died in Lafayette Co., Mississippimap
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Biography

Bob was born 12 Nov 1878 in Lafayette Co., Mississippi, to Robert Davis and Martha Susan Oswalt. He married Constance I. (Brown) Davis 14 Aug 1904 in Lafayette Co., Mississippi. He died in 1964, in Lafayette Co., Mississippi, and is married Oxford Memorial Cemetery, Oxford, Lafayette Co., Mississippi.

Name

Name: Robert Wesley Davis
Type: Birth Name
Name: Bob Davis
Type: Nickname
Name: R. W. Davis
Type: AKA

Residence

Residence: 1878 TO 1964
Place: Lafayette Co., Mississippi
Residence: 1880 TO 1900
Place: Paris, Lafayette Co., Mississippi
Residence: 1930 to 1940
Place: Oxford, Lafayette Co., Mississippi

Census

Census: U.S. Federal Census 1880
Place: Paris, Delay, and Dallas, Lafayette Co., Mississippi
Census: U.S. Federal Census 1900
Place: Paris Town, Lafayette Co., Mississippi
Census: U.S. Federal Census 1910
Place: Beat 5, Lafayette Co., Mississippi
Census: U.S. Federal Census 1920
Place: Beat 5, Lafayette Co., Mississippi
Census: U.S. Federal Census 1930
Place: Oxford, Lafayette Co., Mississippi
Census: U.S. Federal Census 1940
Place: Oxford, Beat 1, Lafayette Co., Mississippi.

Family

Husband Robert "Bob" Davis
Wife Martha Susan (Oswalt) Davis.
Child: William Davis.
Child: Daniel Jefferson Davis.
Child: Robert Wesley "Bob" Davis.
Child: Levi Columbus Davis.
Child: Mattie Davis.
Child: Sallie Davis.
Child: Alean Davis.
Child: Samuel Wilson Davis.
Child: Ollie Davis.

Marriage:
Date: 14 Aug 1904
Place: Lafayette Co., Mississippi

Marriage

Husband: Robert Wesley "Bob" Davis.
Wife: Constance I. (Brown) Davis
Child: Christine (Davis) Brown
Child: J. T. Davis
Child: Anna Sue Davis
Marriage:
Date: 14 Aug 1904
Place: Lafayette Co., Mississippi

Death

Death:
Date: 1964
Place: Lafayette Co., Mississippi

Burial

Burial:
SDATE 1964
Place Oxford Memorial Cemetery, Oxford, Lafayette Co., Mississippi

Event

Event:
Type: Nationl ID 90051823
Date: 12 MAY 2012
Place: Find A Grave Memorial #

Sources

Genealogical Information from other people

Ancestral File (R)

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Ancestral_File
Repository: #R34

  • name: Robert DAVIS

gender: Male
birth: 1839 , Webster Co., MS
death: 3 Jul 1932 , Lafayette Co., MS
burial: Tula, Lafayette, MS
AFN: 4RJV-M7

Parents
father: Amos DAVIS (AFN: CT8H-8C )
mother: Drucilla BAILEY (AFN: CT8H-9J )

Marriages (1)
spouse: Martha Susan OSWALT (AFN: 4RJV-ND )
gender: Female
birth: 1853 , Webster Co., MS
marriage: 1 Jan 1871 , Lafayette Co., MS
death: 1925 , Lafayette Co., MS
burial: Tula, Lafayette, MS
Parents
father: Daniel OSWALT (AFN: CT8H-BP )
mother: Harriet DUNN (AFN: CT8H-CV )

child 1: Mattie DAVIS (AFN: 4RJV-D1 )
gender: Female
birth: 2 Jan 1881 Tula, Lafayette, MS
death: 17 Jul 1970 Oxford, Lafayette, MS
burial: Tula, Lafayette, MS

child 2: Daniel Jefferson DAVIS (AFN: 4RJV-S3 )
gender: Male
birth: <1874> <, Lafayette Co., MS>

child 3: William DAVIS (AFN: 4RJV-QQ )
gender: Male
birth: <1870> <, Lafayette Co., MS>

child 4: Levy DAVIS (AFN: 4RJV-T8 )
gender: Male
birth: <1876>

child 5: Ollie DAVIS (AFN: 4RJV-XR )
gender: Female
birth: <1887> <, Lafayette Co., MS>

child 6: Allie DAVIS (AFN: 4RJV-WL )
gender: Female
birth: <1885> <, Lafayette Co., MS>

child 7: Bob DAVIS (AFN: 4RJV-RW )
gender: Male
birth: 1872 <, Lafayette Co., MS>

child 8: Wilson DAVIS (AFN: 4RJV-ZX )
gender: Male
birth: <1889> <, Lafayette Co., MS>

child 9: Sallie DAVIS (AFN: 4RJV-VF )
gender: Female
birth: 25 Jul 1883

Submitters (1) submitter: dlbrown567071 Submitter(s): DARRELL LEE BROWN, 311 DOGWOOD DRIVE, RICHARDSON, TX. USA 75080, Submission: AF83-049572, Microfilm: 1394219

name: Bob DAVIS
gender: Male
birth: 1872 <, Lafayette Co., MS>
AFN: 4RJV-RW

Parents
father: Robert DAVIS (AFN: 4RJV-M7 )
mother: Martha Susan OSWALT (AFN: 4RJV-ND )

Marriages (1)
spouse: Connie BROWN (AFN: CT8H-F7 )
gender: Female
birth: <1876>

submitter: dlbrown567071 Submitter(s): DARRELL LEE BROWN Microfilm: 1394219 311 DOGWOOD DRIVE RICHARDSON TX Submission: AF83-049572 USA 75080

Pedigree Resource File

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Pedigree_Resource_File
Repository: #R34

  • name: Robert /Davis/

gender: Male
birth: 1839 South Carolina
death: 3 Jul 1932Lafayette County, Mississippi
burial: 5 Jul 1932 Tula Cemetery, Lafayette, Mississippi

Parents
father: Amos /Davis/
mother: Drucilla /Bailey/

Marriages (1)
spouse: Martha Susan /Oswalt/
gender: Female
birth: 1853 Choctaw County, Mississippi
marriage: 1 Jan 1871 Mississippi
death: 1925 Lafayette County, Mississippi
burial: 1925 Tula Cemetery, Lafayette, Mississippi

child 1: Robert 'Bob' /Davis/
gender: Male
birth: 1872 Mississippi

child 2: Levi Columbus /Davis/
gender: Male
birth: 11 Nov 1878 Mississippi

child 3: William /Davis/
gender: Male
birth: ABT 1873 Mississippi

child 4: Daniel Jefferson /Davis/
gender: Male
birth: 10 Aug 1874 Mississippi

child 5: Mattie /Davis/
gender: Female
birth: 2 Jan 1881 Mississippi
death: 17 Jul 1970 Lafayette County, Mississippi
burial: 19 Jul 1970 Tula Cemetery, Lafayette, Mississippi

child 6: Allie /Davis/
gender: Female

child 7: Sallie /Davis/
gender: Female
birth: 25 Jul 1883 Mississippi
death: 26 Apr 1953 Lafayette County, Mississippi
burial: 28 Apr 1953 Tula Cemetery, Lafayette, Mississippi

child 8: Ollie /Davis/
gender: Female

submitter: mkarr1088979, submission date: 21 Dec 2005, submission id: MM3Q-5DP, person count: 9,180

name: Bob /Davis/
gender: Male
birth: abt 1838
Fr, 1900 census of Lafayette Co., MS.

Marriages (1)
spouse: Susan *Unknown w\o "Bob/Davis"/
gender: Female
birth: ABT 1852
Fr, 1900 census of Lafayette Co., MS.

child 1: Jefferson (abt 1875)/Davis/
gender: Male
birth: ABT 1875

child 2: Sallie /Davis/
gender: Female
birth: ABT 1882

child 3: Robert /Davis/
gender: Male
birth: ABT 1878

child 4: Olly /Davis/
gender: Female
birth: ABT 1891

child 5: Allie /Davis/
gender: Female
birth: ABT 1887

child 6: Wilson /Davis/
gender: Male
birth: ABT 1889

Notes This may be the Robert A. Davis that RWD has been unable to find after the Civil War

Submission submitter: rdavis1102248 submission date: 17 May 2004 submission id: MMQN-J2J person count: 8,652

Actual Document Sources

1880 U.S. Federal Census - LDS

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States_Census_1880
Repository: #R34
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4GN-N2S

  • United States Census, 1880 for R. Davis

Name: Robt. Davis
Residence: Paris, Delay, & Dallas, Lafayette, Mississippi
Birthdate: 1878
Birthplace: Mississippi, United States
Relationship to Head: son
Father's Name: R. Davis
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi, United States
Mother's Name: Susan Davis
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi, United States
Race or Color (Expanded): White
Ethnicity (Standardized): American
Gender: Male
Martial Status: Single
Age (Expanded): 2 years

Household Gender Age
R. Davis M 40
Spouse Susan Davis F 27
Child William Davis M 8
Child Jefferson Davis M 6
Child Levy Davis M 4
Child Robt. Davis M 2

District ED 83, Sheet Number and Letter 353A, Household ID 12887363, Affiliate Name The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Affiliate Publication Number T9, Affiliate Film Number 0652, GS Film Number 1254652, Digital Folder Number 005161082, Image Number 00712

"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch, Robt Davis in household of R Davis, Paris, Delay, and Dallas, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district ED 83, sheet 353A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0652; FHL microfilm 1,254,652.

1900 U.S. Federal Census - LDS

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States_Census,_1900_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)
Repository: #R34
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9X9-27V

  • United States Census, 1900 for Roland Davis

Name: Robert Davis
Residence: Paris town, Lafayette, Mississippi
Birth Date: Jan 1878
Birthplace: Mississippi
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Father: Roland Davis
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother: Susan M Davis
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Race or Color (expanded): White
Head-of-household Name: Roland Davis
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single

Household Gender Age
Roland Davis M
Spouse Susan M Davis F
Child Jefferson D Davis M
Child Sallie Davis F
Child Robert Davis M
Child Allie Davis F
Child Wilson D Davis M
Child Olly Davis F

District 53, Sheet Number and Letter 16B, Household ID 271, Line Number 74, Affiliate Name The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Affiliate Publication Number T623, GS Film Number 1240814, Digital Folder Number 004119880, Image Number 00406

"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch, Robert Davis in household of Roland Davis, Beat 5 Paris town, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 53, sheet 16B, family 271, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,814.

Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Mississippi_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)
Repository: #R34
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2ZY-YLC

  • R. W. Davis and Connie Brown, Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911

Name R. W. Davis
Spouse's Name Connie Brown
Event Date 14 Aug 1904
Event Place Lafayette, Mississippi

Indexing Project (Batch) Number M74862-3, System Origin Mississippi-ODM, GS Film number 894624

"Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911," database, FamilySearch, R. W. Davis and Connie Brown, 14 Aug 1904; citing Lafayette, Mississippi; FHL microfilm 894,624.

1910 U.S. Federal Census

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States_Census,_1910_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)
Repository: #R34
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MP8P-P43

  • Robert Davis, United States Census, 1910

Name Robert Davis
Event Type Census
Event Date 1910
Event Place Beat 5, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States
Gender Male
Age 31 Marital Status Married
Race White Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Birth Year (Estimated) 1879
Birthplace Mississippi
Father's Birthplace Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace Mississippi

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Robert Davis Head M 31 Mississippi
Connie I Davis Wife F 24 Mississippi
Cristeen Davis Daughter F 5 Mississippi
J T Davis Son M 2 Mississippi

District ED 37, Sheet Number and Letter 19B, Household ID 349, Affiliate Name The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Affiliate Publication Number T624, Affiliate Film Number 745, GS Film Number 1374758, Digital Folder Number 004972584, Image Number 00577

"United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch, Robert Davis, Beat 5, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 37, sheet 19B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,374,758.

U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917/1918

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States,_World_War_I_Draft_Registration_Cards_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)
Repository: #R34
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3R7-2KB

  • Robert Wesley Davis, United States World War I Draft Registration Cards

Name Robert Wesley Davis
Event Type Draft Registration
Event Date 1917-1918
Event Place Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States
Gender Male
Nationality United States
Birth Date 12 Nov 1878
Birthplace , , United States

Affiliate Publication Number M1509, Affiliate Publication Title World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, GS Film Number 1682931, Digital Folder Number 005151806, Image Number 04472

"United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch, Robert Wesley Davis, 1917-1918; citing Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,682,931.

1920 U.S. Federal Census

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States_Census,_1920_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)
Repository: #R34
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNTK-CK1

  • Robert W Davis, United States Census, 1920

Name Robert W Davis
Event Type Census
Event Date 1920
Event Place Beat 5, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States
Gender Male
Age 41 Marital Status Married
Race White Race (Original) White
Can Read Yes
Can Write Yes
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Own or Rent Rent
Birth Year (Estimated) 1879
Birthplace Mississippi
Father's Birthplace Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace Mississippi

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Robert W Davis Head M 41 Mississippi
Constance Davis Wife F 34 Mississippi
Christine Davis Daughter F 14 Mississippi
J T Davis Son M 12 Mississippi

District ED 37, Sheet Number and Letter 3A, Household ID 36, Line Number 1, Affiliate Name The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Affiliate Publication Number T625, Affiliate Film Number 880, GS Film Number 1820880, Digital Folder Number 004966258, Image Number 00572

"United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch, Robert W Davis, Beat 5, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States; citing sheet 3A, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,880.

1930 U.S. Federal Census - LDS

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States_Census,_1930_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)
Repository: #R34
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XM18-XZK

  • Robert W Davis, United States Census, 1930

Name Robert W Davis
Event Type Census
Event Date 1930
Event Place Oxford, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States
Gender Male
Age 51
Marital Status Married
Race White
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Birth Year (Estimated) 1879
Birthplace Mississippi
Father's Birthplace Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace Mississippi

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Robert W Davis Head M 51 Mississippi
Connie I Davis Wife F 44 Mississippi
Anna Sue Davis Daughter F 10 Mississippi

District ED 1, Sheet Number and Letter 19A, Household ID 536, Line Number 48, Affiliate Name The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Affiliate Publication Number T626, Affiliate Film Number 1152, GS Film Number 2340887, Digital Folder Number 004951740, Image Number 00493

"United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch, Robert W Davis, 1930,

  • Repository: R34 Family History Library Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA

1940 U.S. Federal Census

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States_Census,_1940_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)
Repository: #R34
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBSM-18W

  • Bob Davis, United States Census, 1940

Name Bob Davis
Event Type Census
Event Date 1940
Event Place Oxford, Beat 1, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States
Gender Male
Age 61
Marital Status Married
Race (Original) White
Race White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Birthplace Mississippi
Birth Year (Estimated) 1879
Last Place of Residence Same Place

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Bob Davis Head M 61 Mississippi
Connie Davis Wife F 53 Mississippi
Anne Sue Davis Daughter F 20 Mississippi

District 36-1A, Family Number 147, Sheet Number and Letter 6B, Line Number 62, Affiliate Publication Number T627, Affiliate Film Number 2038, Digital Folder Number 005449660, Image Number 00016

"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch, Bob Davis, Oxford, Beat 1, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 36-1A, sheet 6B, family 147, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 2038.

Find A Grave

Find A Grave is a Free, dynamic, Public Web Site. People are constantly adding more information, and more Memorials, every day. Repository: #R35
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/90051823/robert-wesley-davis

  • Robert Wesley "Bob" Davis

Birth: 1878 Lafayette County, Mississippi, USA
Death: 1964 Lafayette County, Mississippi, USA

Family links:
Parents
Robert Davis 1839–1932
Martha Susan Oswalt Davis 1853–1925

Spouse: Connie Brown Davis (1885 - 1969)*

Children:
Christine Davis Johnson (1905 - 1982)*
J. T. Davis (1907 - 1977)*
Anna Sue Davis (1920 - 1980)*

Siblings
Daniel Jefferson Davis* 1874–1919
Sallie Davis* 1883–1953
Ollie R. Davis Bell* 1889–1974
Samuel Wilson Davis* 1889–1950

*Calculated relationship

Burial: Oxford Memorial Cemetery, Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi, USA
Plot: St. Peter's, Section 7

Created by: Irma Hale
Record added: May 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90051823

  • Repository: R35 Find A Grave


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