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Have done some research on this family. Morton E. McDavid's father is Jesse Riley McDavid (he had brother named James). Jesse McDavid and Nancy Wells had 8 children (Marcus, b. 17 Sep 1885; Minnie Mae, b. Sep 1887; William T., b. Jan 1891; Morton E., b. 27 Apr 1893; Emma Lee, b. Dec 1895; Rosa M., b. Dec 1898; Vena B., b. about 1903; and Beatrice, b. 15 Apr 1907). Jesse Riley McDavid's parents were John McDavid (b. about 1817 in Virginia) and Permelia Armstrong (b. about 1821 in Virginia). John and Permelia were married 11 Jan 1844 in Carter County, KY. John McDavid's parents were George McDavid (born 1790 in Scott County, Virginia) and Mary Blevins (b. about 1801 in Tennessee). Morton and Minnie's family appear in the 1920 census in Carter, KY, enumeration district 67, family#230. Also in 1930, Little Fork,Elliott,KY, family#99.