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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Its Family Time~The Marion Frederick Davis Family

Marion Frederick Davis was born 9 April 1886, a son of Elisha Blakely Davis and Mary Jane “Molly” Eddins. He was their 9th Child  joining 5 brothers and 3 sisters. Two years later Elisha and Molly would add another daughter to the family making the total to be 10 with 6 sons and 4 daughters.

After World War I, Marion met and married Lydia Ann Lee, daughter of Grant Lee, of Harnett County, North Carolina. The marriage took place in Johnston County, North Carolina on 4 July 1925. 

Marion Fredrick Davis and Lydia Ann Lee had the following children:

i. Fredrick Grant Davis was born on 18 Apr 1926 in Durham, Durham, North Carolina. He died on 29 Jan 1986 at the age of 59.
ii. Frances Merita Davis, born 20 Sep 1928, Durham, Durham, North Carolina; married Johnny Preston Rigsbee, 22 Apr 1950, Bennettsville, Marlboro, South Carolina; died 21 Dec 2002, Hillsborough, Orange, North Carolina.
iii. William Reginald Davis was born on 19 Sep 1930 in Durham, Durham, North Carolina. He died  on 29 July 2006 at the age of 75 in Durham, North Carolina.
iv. Living Daughter

Marion Frederick passed away on 23 August 1963, in Durham, North Carolina. His wife, Lydia Ann, lived another 15 years succumbing on 27 June 1978 in Durham.

Marion Frederick Davis is my 1st Cousin 3 times removed.

1. North Carolina, death certificate # 24855 (23 August 1963), Marion Fredrick Davis;, Durham, Durham County, North Carolina.
2. 1900 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, enumeration district (ED) #21, Page 107A/107B, Line 50, Dwelling 427, Family 434, Household of Elisha B. DAVIS; digital images, ( : viewed 26 August 2011); citing National Archives Microfilm T623_Roll: 1523.
3. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," on-line digital images, ( : viewed 6 July 2012), Marion Frederick Davis; citing Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls, FHL Roll Number: 1765638.
4. 1930 U. S. Census, Durham County, North Carolina, population schedule, Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, enumeration district (ED) 14, Page 104A/20A; Line 35, Dwelling 361, Family 431, Marion F. DAVIS Household; digital images, ( : viewed 6 July 2012); citing National Archives Microfilm T626_Roll: 1687.
5. 1940 US Census, Durham County, North Carolina, population schedule, Durham, Durham, North Carolina, enumeration district (ED) 32-11, Page: 1B/138 (stamped); Line 56, Household #1211, Household of Marion F. DAVIS; digital image, ( : viewed 12 January 2013); citing National Archives Microfilm T627, Roll 2902.
6. North Carolina, death certificate# 24855, (23 August 1963), Marion Fredrick Davis.
7. North Carolina, death certificate, (27 June 1978), Lydia Lee Davis.
8. Social Security Administration, Ancestry database, Ancestry, ( : <viewed|accessed> 6 July 2012), Lydia Davis, 240-06-6977, 2011 derived from U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File,database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, 24 July 2011).
9. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918." On-line digital images. : 2012.

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