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Finding my Davis Connection!

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On going back and researching my 2nd grandparents ,I found out a lot.Emaline Gosnell Burrell 1852-1934.(my 2nd Grandmother)First off ,I found a Harrett Burrell Davis.1871-1943.She was the daughter of Emaline Gosnell Burrell.Harrett marries a Thomas Davis.On death certificate Thomas list Pink Burrell as father.Children of Harrett And Thomas are John Bunyan Davis .1902-1980.One of Harrett Burrell Davis siblings is my GreatGrandfather Charlie Albert Burrell.Research source is Ancestry.

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on 2015-02-10 23:25:07

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by wizard28 on 2015-02-13 05:32:46

Harrett Burrell Davis
Memorial

Birth: Feb. 8, 1871 Buncombe County North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 26, 1943 Flat Creek Buncombe County North Carolina, USA

d/o Pink Burrell and Emaline Gosnell
w/o Thomas Davis

Family links:
Parents:
Emaline Gosnell Burrell (1852 - 1934)

Children:
John Bunyan Davis (1902 - 1980)*

Siblings:
Harrett Burrell Davis (1871 - 1943)
Minerva Burrell (1876 - 1895)*
Anderson Andrew Burrell (1881 - 1952)*
Dovie Burrell Hale (1885 - 1964)*
John Nelson Burrell (1888 - 1970)*
Charles Albert Burrell (1891 - 1975)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial:
Red Oak Cemetery
Alexander
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
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Accorging to this census just after her birth Harriett's father was Peter Burrell

United States Census, 1880
Name: Hariett A Burrell
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1880
Event Place: Ivy, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 9
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Dau
Birth Year (Estimated): 1871
Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina, United States
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina, United States
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T9
Affiliate Film Number: 0954

Peter Burrell Self M 30 South Carolina, United States
Emeline Burrell Wife F 26 South Carolina, United States
Hariett A Burrell Daughter F 9 North Carolina, United States
Minerva M Burrell Daughter F 4 North Carolina, United States
Albin Burrell Son M 2 North Carolina, United States
Lydda C Burrell Daughter F 7 North Carolina, United States

District: 38 , Sheet Number and Letter: 222A , GS Film Number: 1254954 , Digital Folder Number: 004243266 , Image Number: 00448

by wizard28 on 2015-02-13 05:34:24

Marriage
Name: T.C. Davis
Birth Date: 1860
Birthplace: Buncombe Co.
Age: 38
Spouse's Name: Hattie A. Burrell
Spouse's Birth Date: 1870
Spouse's Birthplace: Buncombe Co.
Spouse's Age: 28
Event Date: 27 Nov 1898
Event Place: Buncombe County, North Carolina
Race: White
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M73653-7 , System Origin: North Carolina-EASy , GS Film number: 412576 , Reference ID: 137

by wizard28 on 2015-02-13 05:54:58

On death cert. it states parents names or place of birth not known

North Carolina, Death Certificates
Thomas Davis
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 76
Birth Date: abt 1859
Birth Place: Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death Date: 24 Dec 1935
Death Location: Flat Creek, Buncombe
Spouse's Name: Harriett Davis

by wizard28 on 2015-02-13 06:14:14

According to this 1900 census the eldest child was born in 1891 but it also states married 1yr (1899) Actual date 27 Nov 1898. Is suggests Thomas was previously married to ??? ????

USA 1900 Census
Thomas E Davis [Thomas Davis]
Age: 40
Birth Date: Aug 1859
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1900: Ivy, Buncombe, North Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Harriet A Davis
Marriage Year: 1899
Years Married: 1
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas E Davis 40
Harriet A Davis 29
Edgar Davis 9
William Davis 7
Theodore Davis 6
Lizzie Davis 3

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USA 1910 Census
Thomas C Davis
Age in 1910: 49
Birth Year: abt 1861
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1910: Flat Creek, Buncombe, North Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Hattie Davis
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Neighbors: View others on page

Thomas C Davis 49
Hattie Davis 49
Harley Davis 9
John B Davis 8
Martha Davis 5
Hermon Davis 2
May Davis 0 [6/12]

Edgar Davis 19
Willie Davis 17
Theadore Davis 16
Elisabeth Davis 13

by wizard28 on 2015-02-13 06:23:31

Findagrave
Name: Thomas C Davis
Birth Date: 2 Aug 1860
Birth Place: Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Death Date: 24 Dec 1935
Death Place: Flat Creek, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Cemetery: Red Oak Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Alexander, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Has Bio?: Y
Spouse: Lou White Davis (1868 - 1897) First wife ?
Children:
William M Davis
Theodore R Davis
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This is the death of Theodore R. Davis and it shows his mother as Lou White ***

North Carolina, Deaths
Name: Theodore R. Davis
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 10 Feb 1963
Event Place: Oteen, Buncombe, North Carolina
Birth Year: 1894
Burial Date: 10 Feb 1963
Burial Place: Rt. #3, Weaverville, N.C.
Cemetery: Red Oak Cemetery
Residence Place: Asheville, Buncombe, N.C.
Address: 60 Pennsylvania Avenue
Gender: Male
Age: 68
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): White
Occupation: Mechanic
Birth Date: 19 Dec 1894
Birthplace: Buncombe County, N.C.
Father's Name: Thomas Davis
Mother's Name: Lou White ***
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Reynolds Davis
Reference ID: v 3B cn 3703 , GS Film number: 1953304

by wizard28 on 2015-02-13 06:26:20

Marriage
Name: T. C. Davis
Birth Date: 1859
Birthplace: Buncombe Co.
Age: 27
Spouse's Name: Lou A. White
Spouse's Birth Date: 1865
Spouse's Birthplace: Buncombe Co.
Spouse's Age: 21
Event Date: 11 Feb 1886
Event Place: Buncombe County, North Carolina
Race: White
Spouse's Race: White
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M73657-1 , System Origin: North Carolina-EASy , GS Film number: 412576 , Reference ID: p 989

by wizard28 on 2015-02-13 07:06:29

This might be worth looking into. Poss parents.

USA 1870 Census
Name: Thos C Davis
Age in 1870: 8
Birth Year: abt 1862
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1870: Flat Creek, Buncombe, North Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Asheville

M C Davis 38
Elmira Davis 40
Sarah L Davis 10
Thos C Davis 8
William R L Davis 5
Lyuth J Davis 2


I have seen Thomas ref'd to as: Thomas Cornelius Davis and his parents as ; Mitchell C Davis and Elmira "Mira" "Myra" Fox. Cannot find any proof to back this up.


There is also this entry:

United States Census, 1870
Name: Thomas C Davis
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1870
Event Place: North Carolina, United States Where ???
Gender: Male
Age: 8
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Birth Year (Estimated): 1861-1862
Birthplace: North Carolina
Page Number: 13

William Davis M 45 North Carolina
Chloa Davis F 48 North Carolina
Sarah Davis F 19 North Carolina
Ellen Davis F 17 North Carolina
Mary C Davis F 11 North Carolina
Thomas C Davis M 8 North Carolina
Armitta Davis F 14 North Carolina
Francis E Davis F 5 North Carolina

Household ID: 97 , Line Number: 12 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: M593 , GS Film number: 000552656 , Digital Folder Number: 004277633 , Image Number: 00191

by wizard28 on 2015-02-13 09:17:51

In the 1880 census you have :
Thos C Davis 8 / Lyuth J Davis 2 ( this looks more like Cynthia or Synthia ) siblings.

Thomas Davis married Lou White (1st wife)
Cynthia J Davis married : George Finley White
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Cynthia J Davis White
Memorial

Birth: Jun. 6, 1869 Buncombe County North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 15, 1920 Buncombe County North Carolina, USA


Family links:
Spouse:
George Finley White (1869 - 1899)

Burial:
Red Oak Cemetery
Alexander
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

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By 1910 Cynthia White (Davis) is living with her father Mitchell Davis

United States Census, 1910
Name: Cyntha J White
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1910
Event Place: Flat Creek, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 42
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Daughter
Birth Year (Estimated): 1868
Birthplace: North Carolina
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina

Mitchell Davis Head M 78 North Carolina
Cyntha J White Daughter F 42 North Carolina
George White Grandson M 16 North Carolina
Oscar Davis Grandson M 16 North Carolina

District: 20 , Sheet Number and Letter: 7A , Household ID: 93 , Affiliate Name: The U.S.
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: M1283 , GS Film number: 1375112 , Digital Folder Number: 004450006 , Image Number: 00743

This might be the prove that Mitchell C Davis and Elmira "Mira" "Myra" Fox. are the parents of
Thomas Davis & Cynthia J Davis

by wizard28 on 2015-02-13 09:21:53

Marriage
Name: M.C. Davis
Spouse's Name: Elmira Fox
Event Date: 15 Jan 1858
Event Place: Buncombe County, North Carolina
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M73654-4 , System Origin: North Carolina-EASy , GS Film number: 412576 , Reference ID: 313

by TheSandlapper on 2015-02-13 13:03:14

What a wealth of info.Thanks so much.

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