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Jesse S Davis

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Shrewsbury, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
Death: Died in Harrison, West Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Bolton Davis and Elizabeth Ann Davis (Havens)
Husband of Hannah Davis (Davis)
Father of William B. Davis; Anne W Davis (Davis); Polina S. W. Davis; Mary Josephine Davis; Clementine Davis and 5 others
Brother of James David Davis; John Davis; Jonathan Davis; Joel Davis; David Davis and 5 others

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About Jesse S Davis

"The first actual settler within the present bounds of the district was Jesse Davis, who reared his cabin on Buckeye run, where George Ford now lives, in the year 1811. He was followed to his new home by W.F. Davis, Adam Ash, R.P. Nichols, Thomas Ford, H. Davis, W.B. Davis, H.B. Davis, and several others, all of whom were hardy pioneers, and by their industry and economy established the many comfortable homes now enjoyed by their descendants. The first white child born here was P.S. Davis, a daughter of Jesse Davis and Hannah is wife, in the year 1812. The first marriage was that of William B. Davis and Martha Hughes, in 1825. The second was that of D.D. Davis and Anna Davis; the marriage rite was performed by the Rev. John Davis."

From Hardesty’s 1883 History of DODDRIDGE COUNTY, under GRANT DISTRICT

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvpioneers/doddridgecountyhistory.html

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Jesse S Davis's Timeline

1788
May 18, 1788
Shrewsbury, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
1806
May 11, 1806
Age 17
Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co., NJ
1807
October 20, 1807
Age 19
Salem, Harrison Co., Virginia
1809
August 23, 1809
Age 21
Virginia
1811
December 8, 1811
Age 23
1813
1813
Age 24
1815
1815
Age 26
1816
1816
Age 27
VA, USA
1817
1817
Age 28
1819
October 15, 1819
Age 31
Doddridge Co., VA