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Michael Davis (1868-1930), kaufman, Texas
Posted by: Charles Purvis (ID *****7168) Date: June 14, 2012 at 17:01:53
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There a Michael Davis in my ancestry that was born in 1868 to William Alfred Davis and his wife Nancy J. Hurst. All that is known of Michael is that he left Chesterfield, South Carolina and went to Texas.

After much research, I believe the below Michael Davis is the Michael Davis of Chesterfield, SC.

Michael Davis married Magnolia R.”Maggie” LNU, b. 1877 in Louisiana. They were married abt 1895 in Texas.
They had 4 children

Lola C. Davis
Shirley N. Davis
Bessie J. Davis
Fannie Irene Davis

The family lived in Kaufman County, Texas during these 4 censuses.
Michael Died 5 May 1930 in Kaufman.

If you are related or have information about this family please contact me at my e-mail address or by posting here on this forum.

1900 CENSUS: Justice Precinct 3, Kaufman County, Texas; Roll: 1650; Enumeration District: 74; FHL microfilm: 1241650, Page 1A/118A;, Line 24, Dwelling 5, Family 5; Michael DAVIS, male, age 33, born in SC; Maggie DAVIS, Wife, age 23, born in LA; Married 5 years, 2 children, 2 living; Lola DAVIS, daughter, age 3, born in TX and Shirley DAVIS, daughter, age 11/12, born in TX.

1910 CENSUS: Terrell, Kaufman County, Texas; Roll: T624_1570; Enumeration District: 0032; Image: 360; FHL microfilm: 1375583, Page 12A/178A;, Line 6, Dwelling 198, Family 104; Michael DAVIS, male, age 42, born in SC; Magnolia R. DAVIS, Wife, age 33, born in LA; Married 15 years, 4 children, 4 living; Lola C. DAVIS, daughter, age 13, born in TX; Sherlie M. DAVIS, daughter, age 10, born in TX; Bessie J. DAVIS, daughter, age 6, born in TX and Fannie L. DAVIS, daughter, age 1, born in TX.

1920 CENSUS: Justice Precinct 3, Kaufman County, Texas; Roll: T625_1825; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 289, Page 15A/118A; Line 24, Dwelling 5, Family 5; Mike DAVIS, male, age 52, born in SC; Maggie DAVIS, Wife, age 42, born in LA; Shirlee DAVIS, daughter, age 20, born in TX; Bessie DAVIS, daughter, age 16, born in TX and Irene DAVIS, daughter, age 11, born in TX.

1930 CENSUS: Precinct 3, Kaufman County, Texas; Roll: 2366; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 429.0; FHL microfilm: 2342100, Page 10B/214B, Line 96, Dwelling 209, Family 209; Mikel DAVIS, male, age 62, born in SC and Maggie DAVIS, wife, age 52, born in LA.

Name: Michael Davis
Titles & Terms:
Event: Death
Event Date: 05 May 1930
Event Place: Kaufman, Texas
Marital Status:
Certificate Number: 24114
Source Citation
"Texas, Death Index, 1903-2000," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 14 June 2012), Michael Davis, 1930.


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