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James B Davis

James B Davis

Male 1844 - Abt 1911  (~ 66 years)

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  • Name James B Davis  [1
    Born Jan 1844  Marshall County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 1832 
    Residence 1850  District 8, Marshall, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1860  Nashville Ward 6, Davidson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1870  District 9, Marshall, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1880  District 8, Marshall, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1900  Civil District 10, Marshall, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1910  Civil District 2, Marshall, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died Abt 1911  Marshall County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • neighbors to Martha ball and parents on 1900 census
      1910 Census was taken at his house on April 23, 1910, so he died in 1911 per aunt Mary. her sister Grace was a few months old when he died.
    Person ID I1832  new
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2009 

    Father James Davis,   b. Abt 1820, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900, Marshall County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Smith,   b. Abt 1824, Rutherford County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Aug 1853, Marshall County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1842  Williamson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F209  Group Sheet

    Family Martha Jane Ball,   b. 11 Oct 1875, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1949, Eagleville, Rutherford County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 02 May 1902  Marshall County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • 1910 census states they were married 9 years
    Children 
     1. James Richardson Davis,   b. 02 Jun 1903, Chapel Hill, Marshall County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Oct 1978, Nashville, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Robinson Morton Davis,   b. Abt 1906, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1965, Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
     3. Sara Elizabeth Davis,   b. Jun 1908, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 15 years)
     4. Grace Mai Davis,   b. 25 Aug 1910, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1995, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Family ID F66  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    James Davis of Marshall County Tennessee and his descendants
    James Davis of Marshall County Tennessee and his descendants
    This article was submitted by Kristina Ahuja to the Marshall County Heritage Book April 2008, expected to be printed Fall 2008

    Census Records
    richard ball family 1900 marsh
    richard ball family 1900 marsh
    James Davis is neighbor to soon to be in laws Richard and Elizabeth Phillips Ball and soon to be wife Martha Jane Ball who is working at the Blackwell farm

    Marriage
    Marriage Certificate for James B Davis and Martha Jane Ball
    Marriage Certificate for James B Davis and Martha Jane Ball
    They were my GG grandparents

  • Sources 
    1. [S22] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910.T624, 1,178 rolls. Civil District 2, Marshall, Tennessee, ED , roll T624_1512, part , page .

    2. [S13] 1850 US Fed Cen, Ancestry.com, (National Archives and Records Administration, Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850.M432, 1,009 rolls. District 8, Marshall, Tennessee, roll M432_890, page 67, image 130.

    3. [S14] 1860 US Census, Ancestry.com, (National Archives and Records Administration, 2009).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860.M653, 1,438 rolls. Nashville Ward 6, Davidson, Tennessee, post office Nashville, roll M653_1246, page 441, image 683.

    4. [S16] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.Original data - 1870.
    5. United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls.
    6. Minnesota. Minnesota Census Schedules for 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T132, RG29, 13 rolls. District 9, Marshall, Tennessee, post office Palmetto, roll 1546, page 116, image 419.

    7. [S18] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880.T9, 1,454 rolls. District 8, Marshall, Tennessee, ED 139, roll T9_1269, page 392.4000, image .

    8. [S20] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900.T623, 1854 rolls. Marshall, Tennessee, ED 88, roll T623 1587, page 1A.

    9. [S217] Rootsweb WorldConnect, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=bluebird37034&id=I1052.

    10. [S104] Early Middle Tennessee Marriages, Byron and Sistler, (1988), Page 136.

    11. [S158] Marshall County Marriages, Tennessee State Archives, #976389.