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Saturday, October 5, 2013

Surname Saturday~Davis–Rivers

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Elisha Theodore Davis was born on 24 Mar 1872 in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina.1 2 3 4 5 6 He was the son of Charles Wesley Davis and Martha Elizabeth Odom. He died on 25 Jan 1958 at the age of 85 and was buried on 26 Jan 1958 at Zoar United Methodist Church Cemetery in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina.7 8 9

Elisha Theodore Davis married Nancy Jane Rivers about 1900 in Chesterfield County, South Carolina.10


Nancy Jane Rivers, is the daughter of Doctor Wesley Rivers and Mary Eliza Davis, and was born on 9 May 1877 in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina.11 12 13 14 15 16 She died on 26 Mar 1947 at the age of 69 and was buried on 27 Mar 1947 at Zoar United Methodist Church Cemetery in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina.1718 19

Elisha Theodore Davis and Nancy Jane Rivers had the following children:

i. John B. Davis, born 21 May 1902, Cheraw, Chesterfield, South Carolina; married Aldusta Morris; died 14 Aug 1948, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina.
ii. Jim Davis was born about 1902 in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina. 20
iii. Infant Davis was born on 15 Jan 1904 in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina. He was buried in Feb 1904 in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina. He died on 1 Feb 1904 at the age of 0 in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina.
iv. Virginia Davis, born 2 Jan 1907, Cheraw, Chesterfield, South Carolina; married John W. White; died 20 Jan 1982, Cheraw, Chesterfield, South Carolina.
v. 21 Charles Wesley Davis was born on 17 Mar 1910 in Cheraw, Chesterfield, South Carolina. 22 23 He was buried in Dec 1960 in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina. He died on 25 Dec 1960 at the age of 50.
vi. George W. Davis was born on 1 Jan 1913 in Cheraw, Chesterfield, South Carolina. 24 25  He died on 8 Oct 1932 at the age of 19 and was buried in 10 Oct 1932 in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina.

Elisha Theodore Davis and Nancy Jane Rivers, both, are my 1st cousins 3 times removed.








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1. James C. Pigg, Chesterfield County Cemetery Survey; Self-Published, 1995, page 829. Tombstone of Elisha T. Davis; 24 March 1872–25 January 1958, Zoar United Methodist Church Cemetery, Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, South Carolina.
2. 1880 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, enumeration district (ED) #5, Page 316B; Line 30, Dwelling 128, family 128, Household of C. W. DAVIS; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed 26 August 2011); citing National Archive Microfilm T9, Roll 1225.
3. 1900 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, enumeration district (ED) #21, Page 108B, Line 59, Family 450; Dwelling 458, Household of Elisha T. DAVIS; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : viewed 26 August 2011); citing National Archives Microfilm T623_Roll: 1523.
4. 1910 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, enumeration district (ED) #0037, Page 146A, Line 17, Dwelling 349; Family 349, Household of Elisha DAVIS; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : viewed 26 August 2011); citing National Archives Microfilm T624_1455.
5. 1920 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, enumeration district (ED) #40, Page 190B; Line 67, dwelling 613, family 627, Household of Elisha T. DAVIS; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : viewed 26 August 2011); citing National Archives Microfilm T625_1690.
6. 1930 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, enumeration district (ED) #15, Page 19B; Line 85, Dwelling 139, Family 144, Household of Elisha T. DAVIS; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : viewed 26 August 2011); citing National Archives Microfilm T626_2192.
7. Elisha T. Davis obituary, The Chesterfield Advertiser, Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, 6 February 1958.
8. James C. Pigg, Chesterfield County Cemetery Survey, Self-Published, 1995. Tombstone of Elisha T. Davis.
9. Obituary for Elisha T. Davis, The Chesterfield Advertiser, 6 February 1958.
10. 1900 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, ED #21, Page 108B, Line 59, Family 450; Dwelling 458, Household of Elisha T. DAVIS.
11. James C. Pigg, Chesterfield County Cemetery Survey, Self-Published, 1995. Tombstone of Nancy J. Davis.
12. 1880 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield, South Carolina, enumeration district (ED) #5, Page: 326B, Line 22, dwelling 287, family 287, Household of Doctor W. Rivers; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : viewed 19 July 2011); citing National Archives Microfilm T9-1225.
13. 1900 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, ED #21, Page 108B, Line 59, Family 450; Dwelling 458, Household of Elisha T. DAVIS.
14. 1910 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, ED #0037, Page 146A, Line 17, Dwelling 349; Family 349, Household of Elisha DAVIS.
15. 1920 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, ED #40, Page 190B; Line 67, dwelling 613, family 627, Household of Elisha T. DAVIS.
16. 1930 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, ED #15, Page 19B; Line 85, Dwelling 139, Family 144, Household of Elisha T. DAVIS.
17. James C. Pigg, Chesterfield County Cemetery Survey, Self-Published, 1995. Tombstone of Nancy J. Davis.
18. Nancy J Davis, death certificate 004244 (26 March 1946), Vital Records, Department of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina.
19. James C. Pigg, Chesterfield County Cemetery Survey, Self-Published, 1995. Tombstone of Nancy J. Davis.
20. 1910 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, ED #0037, Page 146A, Line 17, Dwelling 349; Family 349, Household of Elisha DAVIS.
21. Ibid.
22. 1920 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, ED #40, Page 190B; Line 67, dwelling 613, family 627, Household of Elisha T. DAVIS.
23. 1930 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, ED #15, Page 19B; Line 85, Dwelling 139, Family 144, Household of Elisha T. DAVIS.
24. 1920 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, ED #40, Page 190B; Line 67, dwelling 613, family 627, Household of Elisha T. DAVIS.
25. 1930 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, ED #15, Page 19B; Line 85, Dwelling 139, Family 144, Household of Elisha T. DAVIS.




































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