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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday~Catherine Brock Davis

Catherine Brock Davis
b. March 1837
d. July 2, 1917
bu. Old Jacksonville City Cemetery, Florida


Catherine Brock is the daughter of Squire H. and Rachel Parker Brock. She married William L. Davis on 2 March 1857 in Chesterfield County, South Carolina Their marriage date is also recorded as January 6, 1856.1 2

In 1860 they are living in Chesterfield County, SC; but, in the 1870 Census they are found living in Duval County, Florida. 3 4

Catherine and William had seven children, five sons and two daughters. 

She is buried in the Old Jacksonville City Cemetery, Jacksonville, Florida.5

My sincere appreciation and thanks goes out to Navy retiree Corey Patterson for taking the time to photograph Catherine grave-site and posting the photo on line. Thanks also for granting me permission to use the photo in my web blog.

[1] Division of Library & Information Services, "Florida Civil War Pension; Confederate Pension Applications," digital images, ( : viewed March 2012), Catherine B. Davis, Application #A03212; citing for service in the Civil War of Her husband William L. Davis; J. C. Coit's Chesterfield Light Artillery.
[2] Ibid.
[3] 1860 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, Page 118; Line 15, Dwelling #343, Family #342, Household of Wm. DAVIS; digital images, ( : viewed 2007); citing National Archives Microfilm M653_1217.
[4] 1870 U. S. Census, Duval County, Florida, population schedule, Mandarin, Duval County, Florida, Page 572A, Line 11, Family 470, Dwelling 398, Household of William L. DAVIS; digital images, ( : viewed 2007); citing NARA publication Roll: M593_129.
[5] Find A Grave, Inc., Find A Grave, digital image, ( : Accessed on March 2012); Headstone for Catherine B. Davis; (1837–2 July 1917); Records of the Old Jacksonville City Cemetery; Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA.

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