d.15 Mar 1893
Facts and Events
The DAR record gives her birth date as 6 Apr 1809. The 1850 census record has her as 41 years old which gives her an estimated birth date of abt 1809. A timeline of her parent's various locations, based on Jonathan's pension application is available.
1850 Census Dist 13, Doddridge Co., Virginia
William B. Davis 42 m farmer VA
Martha Davis 41 F VA
Jonathan H. Davis 14 M VA
Greenberry Davis 11 M VA
Marion Davis 9 M VA
Alvin M. Davis 7 M VA
Sarah A. Davis 5 F VA
Leah E. Davis 2 F VA
Amaretta Davis 1 F VA
1880 Census Dist 120, Grant, Doddridge Co., West Virginia
Davis, William B. W M 72 married farmer WV PA VA
Davis, Marthy W F 71 wife married keeping house VA GA GA
(The record of Martha's parents being born in GA is an interesting lead as to Abigail's birth location, but so far, I have not been able to verify this by any other means. And we know her father was NOT born in GA, so perhaps someone gave the enumerator the wrong information??)
- DAR 618336.
- United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Dist 13, Doddridge Co., Virginia.
- United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Dist 120, Grant, Doddridge Co., West Virginia.
- United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, New Milton, Doddridge, West Virginia.