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Davis, Lewis Cookson

Male 1756 - 1835  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name Davis, Lewis Cookson  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born Feb 1756  Anson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Feb 1835  Autaugaville, Autauga, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried Autaugaville, Autauga, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    • Davis Plantation Cemetery
    Person ID I49762  Bob Juch's Kin
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2018 

    Family 1 Bugg, Elizabeth Josephine Chase,   b. 1781, Amherst County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1854, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 9 Mar 1797  Amherst County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Notes 
    • Marriage record from the book "John J. Jordan of Moniteau County, Missouri" By Robert Atkin Jordan
    Children 
     1. Davis, Elizabeth,   b. Between 1800 and 1810  [natural]
     2. Davis, James Monroe,   b. Between 1790 and 1800,   d. Bef Feb 1842, Rutherford, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)  [natural]
     3. Davis, Nancy Lasater,   b. 22 Feb 1802, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1882, Marion, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
     4. Davis, Willie Ann,   b. 3 Dec 1799, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1882, Clinton, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     5. Davis, Mary,   b. Abt 1802, Rutherford co., Tenn. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Rutherford co., Tenn. Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Davis, Martha Lavender,   b. 14 Oct 1822, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1896, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
     7. Davis, Ellis,   b. Abt 1805, Virginia or South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Davis, Thomas,   b. Abt 1790, Abbeville, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1866, Oktibbeha, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)  [natural]
     9. Davis, Delilah,   b. 9 Jan 1810, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1854, Rutherford, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)  [natural]
     10. Davis, Nicholas
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F16663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Perkins, Sarah,   b. 1800, Georgia, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1836, Autauga County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F16664  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Feb 1756 - Anson, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Mar 1797 - Amherst County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Feb 1835 - Autaugaville, Autauga, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Autaugaville, Autauga, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Family Tree Information from the book "John J. Jordan of Moniteau County, Missouri" By Robert Atkin Jordan - lists Lewis Davis as the son of Israel Davis d. 1797 with a wife named "Mary". From "The Courier" newspaper, April 15, 1824 "A List of Letters, remaining in the post office at Murfreesborough, Tennessee on the first day of April 1824, which if not taken out before the first day of July next, will be sent to the General Post Office as dead letters." Lewis Davis is listed as having two letters waiting for him. Will of Lewis Davis In the name of God Amen. Lewis Davis of the County of Rutherford and State of Tennessee being well in body and of sound mind, do make ordain and constitute this my last will and testament in the words following, to wit: First it is my will that at my decease all my just debts should be paid. Secondly it is my will that my below wife Elizabeth shall inherit, use and enjoy all the estate both real and personal of which I shall ______ if during her natural life or widowhood excepting such articles of property is that herein _______ and bequeathed to several of my children. It is my will that my daughters Elizabeth and Mary shall each receive a good feather bed and a good side saddle, it is my desire provided they shall not have been furnished with them as their own before my decease. It is my will that my daughter Martha Lavender shall inherit a certain Negro slave named Harriet and all her future increases to become her property at the decease of my wife Elizabeth or at my wish earlier as this my wife Elizabeth shall choose to give her, to my said daughter Martha Lavender. And it is also my will that my said daughter Martha Lavender shall inherit a good feather bed and a good side saddle at my decease, provide she also not have been furnished previously. It is my will that my sons William Lewis and James Monroe shall each inherit a good horse and saddle at my decease provided they shall not have been furnished with them prior to my decease and it is further my will that my two sons William Lewis and James Monroe shall receive out of my estate at my decease one hundred dollars each to be paid them by my executor or executrix and out of the moneys that may be on hand at my decease or moneys arising from the sale of personal property or in anyway which my wife Elizabeth shall prefer to raise it out of my estate, not otherwise herein bequeathed. It is further my will that my son Nicholas shall have at my decease receive and inherit a good horse & saddle provided he shall not have been provided for prior to my death and after the date of this instrument. It is my will that after the afore written bequests are fulfilled to my aforementioned children that my wife Elizabeth shall possess each and every of any and all my real and personal estate during her natural life or widowhood and that after her decease an equal distribution of the remains of my estate shall be made among my children their heirs if it is understood that all my children herein after named are to draw and inherit equal shares with the rest beside and in addition to the bequeath herein made to them. It is my will that in case my wife Elizabeth should remarry after my decease, she shall inherit her lawful dowry only and that my estate shall on hr marriage be divided & distributed according to law after the aforementioned bequeaths to my children are fulfilled. Lastly it is my will that my wife Elizabeth shall act as Executrix to this my last will and testament. She may be at full liberty to choose, select and employ any assistance which she may deem necessary without posting bond and security for the performance of duty. To this my last will and testament I have set my hand and affixed my seal in Rutherford this 6th day of October in the year of our Lord 1834. Signed and Sealed Lewis Davis From Record Book 9 of Rutherford Co TN, the following is an inventory of his estate on Nov 12, 1835: 28 head of horned cattle, 7 head of horses, 70 head of hogs and pigs, 30 head of sheep, 4 feather beds, and furniture, 1 press, 1 bureau, 1 sugar chest, 1 candle slane, 2 chests, 2 tables, 10 chairs, part of set blacksmiths tools, 1 reel, 1 looking glass, 3 spinning wheels, 1 log chain, 1 old wagon, 4 pair draught chairs, 6 ploughs, 1 set of kitchen furniture, 5 bedstands, 2 syth blades, 1 wheat fan, 1 grindstone, 1 set table furniture, 10 hoes, 6 pole arcs, 1 cat saw, 1 pair fur dogs. Negro slave Dinah and four children, Mary and four children, Jenny and 1 child, and Maria. Crop on hand of tobacco, cotton, and grain. Slaves of Lewis Davis Estate, Rutherford County, TN Lot #1 given to John Lasater (Lasiter) and his wife Nancy Davis Lasater - this couple migrated to Marion County, Texas Lot #2 given to Henry Jones and his wife Delila Davis Jones - in 1880 this couple were in Lincoln County, Missouri Lot #3 given to Ellis Davis - who was living in Gibson County, Tennessee in the 1880 census Lot #4 given to Enoch N. Dickson and his wife Martha Davis Dickson - Martha and children are living in Gibson County, Tennessee in 1880 census. Lot #5 given to Berry Thurman and his wife Willie Ann Davis - who migrated to Cumberland Co KY about 1828. They lived their lives out in Clinton County, Kentucky. Lot #6 given to Mary Davis McCulloch - Mary was married to James D. McCullough in 1838 but by 1843, James had divorced her and remarried. Mary was still living in Rutherford Co Tn based upon father estate administration. Adeline, about 10 years of age in 1845 (Deed Book 2 page 318; Deed book 2 page 481, 1846 - divided into Lot #4 with Toney and Dina) Amy and child Elvira (Deed book 2 page 481, 1846 - divided into Lot #3 with Lucinda) Andy, about 25 years of age in 1845 (Deed Book 2 page 318; Deed book 2 page 481, 1846 -divided into Lot#1 with Edmund) Anny, about 23 years of age in 1845 (Deed Book 2 page 318) Bob (Deed book 2 page 481, 1846 - divided into Lot #6 with Eliza and child) Dina, about 55 years of age in 1845 (Deed Book 2 page 318; Deed book 2 page 481, 1846 - divided into lot #4 with Toney and Adeline) Dina and 4 children (Lewis Davis inventory Record book 9, 1835) Edmund, about 7 years of age in 1845 (Deed Book 2 page 318; Deed book 2 page 481, 1846 - divided into lot#1 with Andy) Eliza and "youngest child Dick" (Deed book 2 page 481, 1846 - divided into Lot #6 with Bob) Frances - female (Deed book 3 page 165, 1846, Deed book 8 page 616) Green, about 9 years of age in 1845 (Deed Book 2 page 318; Deed book 2 page 481, 1846 - divided into Lot #5 with Jinny and Nicey) Harriet (Lewis Davis will - willed to Lewis' daughter Martha Lavender Davis Dickson - wife of Enoch Nash Dickson) Jim, about 20 years of age in 1845 (Deed Book 2 page 318; Deed book 2 page 481, 1846 - Divided into Lot #2 with Julia) Jinny, about 35 years of age in 1845 (Deed Book 2 page 318; Deed book 2 page 481, 1846 - divided into Lot #5 with Green and Nicey) Jinny and 1 child (Lewis Davis inventory Record book 9, 1835) Julia (Deed book 2 page 481, 1846 - divided into Lot #2 with Jim) Lucinda (Deed book 2 page 481, 1846 - divided into lot #3 with Amy and child Elvira) Maria (Lewis Davis inventory Record book 9, 1835) Mary and 4 children (Lewis Davis inventory Record book 9, 1835) Nicey, about 2 years of age in 1845(Deed Book 2 page 318; Deed book 2 page 481, 1846 - divided into Lot #5 with Jinny and Green) Toney, about 35 years of age in 1845 (Deed Book 2 page 318; Deed book 2 page 481, 1846 - divided into Lot #4 with Adeline and Dina) ____________________________________________ Not sure which church the Davis family attended, but from the following record, it is clear that their neighbors (Ruckers and McCulloughs) attended Bradley's Creek Baptist Church (based upon information from the book "History of Middle Tennessee Baptists" By John Harvey.

  • Sources 
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