William Harrison Davis

William Harrison Davis

Male 1856 - 1933  (76 years)

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  • Name William Harrison Davis 
    Born 25 Dec 1856  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 07 Oct 1933  Carthage, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 08 Oct 1933  Carthage, Moore County, NC at Cross Hill Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1860, Jul 6 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 200, Carthage Post Office
      Celia Wallace 21 F, Nothing(Occupation), $50 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Devotion D. Wallace 4 M, Born in NC
      ( Next Door)
      1860, Jul 6 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 200, Carthage Post Office
      Devotion Davis 31 M, Deals in Mill Stone, $1500 Real Estate, $800 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Stephen Davis 16 M, Farm Laborer, Born in NC, Attended school within year
      Malcolm Davis 18 M, Student, Born in NC, Attended school within year

      1870, Jul 6 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 509-B, Carthage Township, Carthage Post Office
      Celia C. Wallis 31 F, Housekeeper, $250 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Harrison Wallis 13 M, Born in NC
      Mary A. Wallis 7 F, Born in NC
      Haywood Hub 12 M (Black), Born in NC
      ( Next Door)
      1870, Jul 6 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 509-B, Carthage Township, Carthage Post Office
      Devotion Davis 42 M, Millstone Cutter, $800 Real Estate, $150 Personal Property, Born in NC

      1873, May 19 (written) -- Will of Devotion Davis, Moore County, NC
      1875, Apr 13 (probated)
      Wife - Ceily
      Son - Harrison
      Dau - Mary Ann
      Executor - James D. McIver
      Witness - W. J. Stuart, C. T. Horner

      1877, Apr 28 -- Estate of Devotion Davis, Moore County, NC
      Celia Davis is listed as Administrator

      1879, Spring-Spring 1879 -- Superior Court Minute Docket, Moore County, NC
      State v. William Wallace
      W.H. Davis listed as a witness

      1880, Jun 17 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 302, McNeills Township, Town of Manly Station
      W.H. Davis 23 M, Head, Married, Blacksmith, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Alice Davis 19 F, Wife, Married, Housekeeping, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Austin Davis 10/12 (Aug) M, Son, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Ceilie Davis 45 F, Mother, Married, Housekeeping, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC

      1882, Feb 4 -- Deed, Moore County, NC
      Deed from W.H.H. & Allice Davis, Mary Ann Davis to John M. Davis

      1885, Aug 17 -- Judgement Docket, Moore County, NC
      John M. Davis v. W.H.H. Davis, J.H. & Mary Ann Huffstickler, Charles Caddell, Eddie Caddell, Oscar Caddell

      1888, Mar 28 -- Summons Docket, Moore County, NC
      J.H. & Mary Ann Huffstickler & Harrison Davis v. Celia Watkins, James L. Currie & M. McL. Kelly

      1891, Jan 15 -- Summons Docket, Moore County, NC
      J.H. & Mary Ann Huffstickler & W.H. Davis v. Celia Watkins, J.R. Cagle, M.C. Cagle

      1891, Jan 15 -- Summons Docket, Moore County, NC
      J.H. & Mary Ann Huffstickler & W.H. Davis v. Henry Fields

      1891, Aug 6 -- Summons Docket, Moore County, NC
      J.H. & Mary Ann Huffstickler & W.H. Davis v. Celia & J.B. Watkins

      1892, Dec 19 -- Deed, Moore County, NC
      Deed from J.H. & M.A. Huffstickler to W.H. Davis

      1894, Mar 1 -- Deed, Moore County, NC
      Deed from Celia Watkins & William W. Wallace to John R. Lane of Chatham County, NC
      W.H. Davis was a witness

      1898, Feb 5 -- Marriage License, Moore County, NC
      W.H. Davis applied for Marriage License

      1898, Feb 6 -- Marriage License, Moore County, NC
      W.H. Davis (40yr) married Emma Brown (19yr) at the home of A.J. Brown in Carthage, NC
      W.H. Davis was listed as the son of D.D. Davis and Celia Wadkins
      Emma Brown was listed as the daughter of A.J. and S.E. Brown
      Witnesses were J.H. Huffstickler, J.M. Watkins and A.D. Davis

      1900, Jun 1 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 19-B, East Carthage Precinct
      William H. Davis 43 M, Dec 1856, Head, Married 2yrs, Farmer, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Emer Davis 22 F, Oct 1877, Wife, Married 2yrs, 2 children(1 living), Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Alston Davis 20 M, Aug 1879, Son, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Lena Davis 17 F, Jan 1883, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC, Seamstress
      Nellie Davis 15 F, Mar 1885, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Jesse Davis 12 M, July 1887, Son, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Mardge Davis 11 F, Feb 1889, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Edna H. Davis 9 F, Feb 1891, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Blanche Davis 1 F, Dec 1898, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC

      1903, Dec 30 -- Apprentice Bonds, Moore County, NC
      Amal A. Wallace, age 4y10m19d, is apprenticed to W. H. Davis until age 21. W. H. Davis will teach and instruct to be a farmer.

      1920, May 5 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 84, Carthage Township, Town of Carthage
      William H. Davis 63 M, Head, Married, Blacksmith & Farmer, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Emma Davis 40 F, Wife, Married, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Blanche Davis 21 F, Dau, Single, Hossiery Mill, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Irvin Davis 15 M, Son, Single, Laborer-Farm, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Herbert Davis 12 M, Son, Single, In School, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Lillian Davis 10 F, Dau, Single, In School, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Leaner Davis 2 F, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Cleavland Brown 35 M, BroL, Laborer-Buggy Shop, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC

      1930 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 185, Carthage Township, Town of Carthage, McNeill Street
      William H. Davis 73 M, Head, Married(age 40), Blacksmith(Smith Shop), Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Emma Davis 53 F, Wife, Married(age 20), Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Herbert Davis 23 M, Son, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Lillian Davis 19 F, Dau, Single, Knitter(Hosiery Mill), Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Lena Davis 12 F, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC

      1933, Oct 7-- Died in Carthage, Moore County, NC
      Death Certificate listed: W.H. Davis
      Male, White, Married
      Date of birth--Dec 25, 1889 (error -- should be 1856)
      Age--74y 8m 12d (adds up to Dec 25, 1856)
      Occupation--Farmer
      Birthplace--Moore County, NC
      Father--Devotion Davis
      Birthplace of Father--Moore County, NC
      Mother--Celia Wallace
      Birthplace of Mother--Moore County, NC
      Cause of Death--Micral (sp) registration & chronic nellitis
      Place of Burial--Carthage, NC
      Date of Burial--Oct 8, 1933
      Undertaker--W.R. Kennedy, Hemp, NC
      Informant--Herbert Davis, Carthage
    Person ID I00636  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2009 

    Father Devotion D. Davis,   b. 1828,   d. Bef 13 Apr 1875  (Age < 47 years) 
    Mother Celia C. Wallace,   b. 1835,   d. Aft 1900  (Age > 66 years) 
    Family ID F0173  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alice Watkins,   b. 1860,   d. 18 Jan 1893  (Age 33 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Austin Devotion Davis,   b. 8 Aug 1879,   d. 18 Jan 1948, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Lena Davis,   b. Jan 1883
     3. Nellie Davis,   b. Mar 1885
     4. Jesse Stephen Davis,   b. 25 Jun 1887
     5. Marge Davis,   b. Feb 1889
    +6. Edna H. Davis,   b. 15 Mar 1890,   d. 11 Nov 1931  (Age 41 years)
    Family ID F0175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Emma Brown,   b. Oct 1878,   d. 1934  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1898  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Blanche Davis,   b. Dec 1896
    +2. Irvin Davis,   b. 1905
     3. Herbert Davis,   b. 1908
     4. Lillian Davis,   b. 1910
     5. Curtis Davis,   b. 31 Aug 1913,   d. 25 Feb 1917  (Age 3 years)
     6. Leana Davis,   b. 1918
    Family ID F0176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Dec 1856 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Feb 1898 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 07 Oct 1933 - Carthage, Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 08 Oct 1933 - Carthage, Moore County, NC at Cross Hill Cemetery Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Henry Harrison Davis
    William Henry Harrison Davis

    Documents
    1933 Death Certificate, Moore County, NC - William Harrison Davis
    1933 Death Certificate, Moore County, NC - William Harrison Davis
    1875 Will Book D Page 66/67, Moore County, NC - Will of Devotion Davis
    1875 Will Book D Page 66/67, Moore County, NC - Will of Devotion Davis
    1875 Will Book D Page 66/67, Moore County, NC - Will of Devotion Davis (page 2)
    1875 Will Book D Page 66/67, Moore County, NC - Will of Devotion Davis (page 2)

    Headstones
    William Harrison Davis and Emma Brown
    William Harrison Davis and Emma Brown
    WH was the son of Devotion Davis and Celia Wallace