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Davis - Keys Va, to Ky to Mo-to Ar. Clay and Greene counties
Posted by: Rose Whitson (ID *****4765) Date: May 04, 2004 at 20:05:29
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Looking for (James?) Joseph Davis born abt 1808 in Va according to census. married Mathilda Last name unknown,in Kentucky and had daughter Sarah before 1850. family then moved to Missouri, St. Louis area Bonnhomme district, found 1860:
census I have found:

1860 United States Federal Census
Missouri St. Louis Central
James Davis 52 1807 Virginia, Engineer Central, St Louis, Missouri Male
Matilda Davis 27 1832 Kentucky Central, St Louis, Missouri Female
Sarah Davis 10 1849 Kentucky Central, St Louis, Missouri Female
Jane Davis 11 1848 Missouri Central, St Louis, Missouri Female
George Davis 2.12 Missouri Central, St Louis, Missouri Male

1870 census Bonhomme, St. Louis Co., MO
Joseph Davis 63 VA steamboat engineer
Mathilda Davis 39 KY
Sarah Davis 20 KY
Jennie Davis 14 MO
George Davis 10 MO
Elvira Davis 9 MO
Isabella Davis 6 MO
Angelina Davis 2 MO

My line is thru Eugenia (Jennie) Davis who married Louis Keys, he was born in Tennessee, they married in St. Louis:

St. Louis, Missouri Marriages, 1804-76
Name: Jennie Davis
Spouse: Louis Kies
Marriage Date: 7 Sept 1873
Volume/Page: 16-043

1880 United States Federal Census > Missouri > St Louis > > District 184
Louis Keys HOH age 33 farmer, born Tennessee, father b. Tennessee mother b Tennessee
Eugenia wife age 24 b. Missouri, father b. Kentucky, mother b. Kentucky
Ada dau age 4. b. Missouri, father b. Tennessee. mother b. Missouri
Nancy dau age 3 b. Missouri " "
Louisa dau age 1 b. Missouri " "
Addison George age 34 Laborer, b. Kentucky, father b. Ireland, mother b. Kentucky

other children named Maude, Molly, George, Wesley, Robert Keys.
Jenny died before 1900 and Louis moved to Arkansas, found as widower in 1900 with younger children, In Greene county.

St. Louis City Death Records, 1850-1908
Name: Jennie Keyes
Death Date: 10 Oct 1897
Address: 4262 Washington Ave
Volume: 35
Page: 233
County Library: RDSL 44
Missouri Archive: C 10400
SLGS Rolls: 329

would love to connect to Keys, or Davis of this line.

Thanks in advance.
Rose


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