Samuel was born in 1836. He passed away in 1905 and is buried in Davis Cemetery, Pike, Alabama, United States of America.
On Feb 10,1855  Samuel married Mary Ann Carnley in Pike County, Alabama. Mary Ann is the daughter of George Cantaline Carnley and Ellenor Murphy, both from South Carolina.
A Samuel and Mary A are recorded on the 1860  Census for Troy, Pike, Alabama, United States. Both are recorded as age 24. Samuel's occupation is Overseer. Two children are listed in the household, Jane Davis, age 3 and John David, age 1. The estimated birthdate would be correct for Samuel, but not for Mary. In the 1870  Census fur Township 6 Range 21, Coffee, Alabama, United States, the estimated birthdate would be correct for Mary, but not Samuel; however, the children listed are known descendants. Those in household are
Sam Davis,Male,36,Alabama (Farm Laborer, At Home)
William M Davis,Male,14,Alabama
Mary E Davis,Female,10,Alabama
The couple is recorded on 1880  Census for Dixons, Pike, Alabama, United States. Those in Household are:
Samuel Davis,Self,45,Alabama, United States (Farmer)
Mary A Davis,Wife,46,Alabama, United States
Mary E Davis,Daughter,21,Alabama, United States
Tennessee E Davis,Daughter,20,Alabama, United States
↑ "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRJB-QYB : 3 November 2017), Saml Davis and Mary Ann Cawly, 10 Feb 1855; citing Pike, Alabama, United States, County Probate Courts, Alabama; FHL microfilm 1,033,193.
↑ "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4VZ-KGH : 26 August 2017), Samuel Davis, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 148, sheet 138A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 0029; FHL microfilm 1,254,029.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Samuel by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Samuel:
Janice Huff :
AncestryDNA, GEDmatch PX4454531 [compare], Ancestry member jhuff1022247147 +
Autosomal DNA Test, GEDmatch M529891 [compare]