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Re: Jefferson Davis and Mollie Roundtree Davis
Posted by: Joan E. Rambo (ID *****8863) Date: September 23, 2011 at 18:31:13
In Reply to: Jefferson Davis and Mollie Roundtree Davis by Paul White of 1464

Maybe obituaries will help learn about descendants. Survivors are often named in obits and a good way to learn married names of female members of the family.

TX Dth Idx thru 1976:

Name: John Bascom Davis
Death Date: 11 Jun 1951
Death Place: Houston, Harris, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 56 years 6 months 12 days
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 29 Nov 1894
Birthplace: Evergreen, Alabama
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Jefferson Davis
Father's Birthplace: Floriday
Mother's Name: Mollie Rountree
Mother's Birthplace: Unknown
Occupation: Painter
Place of Residence: Houston, Harris, Texas
Cemetery: Rosewood Park Cemetery
Burial Place: Houston, Harris, Texas
Burial Date: 13 Jun 1951
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2074697
Digital Film Number: 4166831
Image Number: 0600
Reference Number: v X cn 29872

Looks like they also had a daughter:

Name: Maude Jane Perdue
Death Date: 19 Jun 1969
Death Place: Houston, Harris, Texas
Gender: Female
Race: White
Death Age: 72 years
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 04 Jan 1897
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Jeff Davis
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Jane Roundtree
Mother's Birthplace:
Occupation: Housewife
Place of Residence: Houston
Cemetery: Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery
Burial Place: Houston, Harris Co., Texas
Burial Date: 21 Jun 1969
Additional Relatives: X
Film Number: 2137445
Digital Film Number: 4029609
Image Number: 1828
Reference Number: cn 42272

1900 census Conecuh Co, AL:

Davis, Jefferson, h, b Sept 1861, 38, md 10 yrs, b AL, AL, AL
" Mary E, w, b Setp 1868, 31, md 10 yrs, 6 ch, 6 lvg, b AL, AL, AL
" Conrad J., s, b Aug 1889, 10, b AL
" Daniel F., s, b Feb 1891, 9, b AL
" Grover C., s, b Nov 1892, 7, b AL
" John B., s, b Nov 1894, 5, b AL
" Manda[sic] J., d, b Jan 1897, 3, b AL
" Isic[sic] H., s, b Feb 1899, 1, b AL
" Martha, mother, b Dec 1817, wid, b AL, AL, AL

Name: Grover Cleveland Davis
Death Date: 04 Apr 1960
Death Place: Houston, Harris, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: w
Death Age: 67 years
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 24 Nov 1892
Birthplace: Alabama
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Occupation: Police Officer
Place of Residence: Houstin, Harris, Texas
Cemetery: Forest Park Cemetery
Burial Place: Houston, Texas
Burial Date: 06 Apr 1960
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2116168
Digital Film Number: 4166231
Image Number: 2671
Reference Number: cn23593

This looks like Isaac, if so he died too late to be on the above index. From later index and SSDI:

Davis, Isaac, b 4 Feb 1898; d 15 Nov 1988, Polk Co, TX; last residence Livingston, Polk Co, TX; SS card issued in TX.

Happy Hunting (^_^)


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