James B. Davis, born between 26 Jun and 5 Dec in 1785 in Culpeper Co, Virginia and died before 1 May 1883 in Cass Co, IL. He was the son of Charles Edwin Davis and Hannah Gaines.
James B. Davis is my gggg-grandfather. View Photo of James B Davis' memorial grave stone in Clark Cem., Cass Co., Illinois, or memorial grave stone of Elizabeth (Hawkins)Davis. Newspaper obit on one of his grandsons indicate he was born in Virginia. 1850 Illinois Census shows him in Cass Co, Il as 65 years old which makes his date of birth between 26 Jun and 5 Dec in 1785, see *1. 1860 Cass Co, IL US Census show him as 74 years old listed next to Jacob and Winney Shoopman and was conducted for that page on 26 Jun 1860. He was listed as 65 years old on the 1850 Cass Co, IL US Census which was conducted on 5 Dec 1850 for that page. *1..Link to Copy of page of 1850 and 1860 Census for Cass County, IL. Winney Shoopman was his daughter.
James B. Davis and Elizabeth
Hawkins were married on 16 Dec 1806 in Jessamine County, Kentucky. Elizabeth Hawkins
was the daughter of John and Winny Hawkins. From mariage record in Jessamine Co, KY and *2..Census does show they lived there.
New sources added on references page. 1830 Census for North Liberty, Jessamine Co, Ky; also 5..Reference, 1810 Census, and *6. The 1820 Census for Jessamine Co, KY. *7. The 1840 Census for Cass Co, IL.
Children of James B. Davis and Elizabeth (Hawkins)Davis are:
References on James B Davis and ancestors. Geocities Home Page. My Home Page.
Elijah Davis, son of James B. Davis.
John Barton Davis, son of Elijah Davis.
Charles Edward Davis, son of John Barton Davis. Lottie Ellen Davis, Daughter of John Barton Davis.
Alvah N Davis, son of Charles Edward Davis. Mason O Davis, son of Charles Edward Davis.
Cyrus A Davis, son of Charles Edward Davis
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