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Seeking parents of William Claiborne Davis b abt 1802
Posted by: Dianna Presson (ID *****4599) Date: July 20, 2009 at 13:30:01
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I am looking for parents of my gr gr grandfather William Claiborne Davis b 1802 Brunswick/Northampton Co.,Va.
died Greensville Co.,Va. 1868 at his home "The Junction"
First married Rebecca Thorp/Thorpe 17 Sept. 1829 she was b.1800 and died 1860 Greenaville Co,Va.
Mary John Davis 1833-1851 buried Emporia cemetery.
+John Palmer
There children were;
Caroline W. Palmer and John "Johnnie Palmer
Sarah W. Davis 1834-
buried Emporia cemetery,Emporia ,Va
( originally buried at "The Junction" moved when Highway came through)

Note Rebecca Thorp had a brother John A. Person appointed exec. of her will dated 22 Oct.1861Emporia Greensville Co.,Va.

2nd. married;
"Mollie" Mary Elizabeth Willia/William Taylor marriage bond
date 18 July 1862 bondsman Baker Furgeson,witness N>R. Odom County Clerk Northampton Co. NC
she was b1840 Tenn. d 1926 Emporia,Va. d/o Richard Taylor and Hester Jane Dupree
children of William Claiborne Davis and Mary Taylor are;

Virginia Francis Davis b 1863-1942 Emporia
+ Robert John Cochran 1850 NC d 1935 Emporia,Va.
Hattie Claiborne Davis b 1865 Greensville Co.,Va
+married Judson Crane Lifsey in 1892
"Essie" Esther Jane Davis b 1867-1887
+ married William Walker b 1864
no issue
I would appreciate any assistance in connecting my William Claiborne Davis with his parents etc.


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