Frank Davis Sr.

Frank Davis Sr. (1845 - 1928)

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Pvt. Frank Davis Sr.
Born in New York, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1869 [location unknown]
Died in New York, United Statesmap
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Biography

Frank was born about 1845 in New York. His parents might also have been born in New York.[1]

Occupations

  • 1880: Brick yard labor
  • 1863, 1900: Laborer

Residences

  • 1920: Owned house at 30 North, Horseheads, New York with his wife Catherine and son David
  • 1910: Mortgaged farm on Texas Road in Catherine, New York with his wife Katherine and daughter Leona
  • 1900: Catherine, New York with his wife Catharine, son David and granddaughter Laurina Hall
  • 1890: Horseheads, New York (1890 US Veterans Schedules)
  • 1880: Horseheads, New York with his wife Catharine and children
  • 1863: Elmira, New York (military enlistment)

Military Service

Private in the all-black 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry regiment, Company F. Enlisted on 8 April 1864 (see Research Notes) from Elmira, New York. He was 18 years old, single and working as a laborer when he enlisted. Mustered out 20 August 1865. At some point after the war, he corresponded with the military from Catharine, New York.

Census Race

  • 1900, 1910, 1920: Black
  • 1880: Mulatto

Death

He passed away in 1928 and is buried at Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, New York.

Descendent Surnames

Hall

One of his daughters married a Mr. Hall and had a daughter named Laurina.

Research Notes

Emilio's roster entry gives his enlistment date as 8 April 1864 but the 1890 US Veterans Schedules gives it as 8 April 1863.

Projects

Sources

  1. 1880, 1900 census
  • 1880 United States Federal Census Year: 1880; Census Place: Horseheads, Chemung, New York; Roll: 817; Page: 508D; Enumeration District: 083
  • 1890 United States Veterans Schedules for Horseheads, New York
  • 1900 United States Federal Census Year: 1900; Census Place: Catherine, Schuyler, New York; Page: 3; Enumeration District: 0044
  • 1910 United States Federal Census Year: 1910; Census Place: Catharine, Schuyler, New York; Roll: T624_1061; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0052; FHL microfilm: 1375074
  • 1920 United States Federal Census Year: 1920; Census Place: Horseheads, Chemung, New York; Roll: T625_1093; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 57
  • Emilio, Luis Fenollosa. History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1863-1865, Boston, Massachusetts: Boston Book Co., 1891 (1st ed.) and 1894 (2nd ed.)
  • Find a Grave: Frank Davis


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