Person:Martha Hughes (39)

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Martha Hughes
d.15 Mar 1893
m. 11 Jul 1786
  1. Dudley Hughes, Sr.abt 1787 - 1820
  2. Anderson Hamilton Hughesabt 1790 - 1874
  3. Rebecca Hughesabt 1792 -
  4. Martin Hughes1792 - 1864
  5. Nancy Hughesest 1795 - 1840
  6. Rachel Hughes1797 - 1843
  7. Jackson Hughes1799 - AFT 1884
  8. Hannah HughesABT 1805 - 1871
  9. Leah Hughesabt 1806 - 1886
  10. Stephen Jesse Hughes1808 - 1882
  11. Martha Hughes1809 - 1893
m. 16 Feb 1826
  1. Paulina Davis1827 - 1906
  2. Thomas A. Davis1831 -
  3. Jonathan H. Davisabt 1836 -
  4. Greenberry S. Davisabt 1838 - 1891
  5. Marion H. Davis1840 - 1896
  6. Alvin Marcellus Davis1842 -
  7. Sarah Ann Davis1845 - 1897
  8. Leah E. DavisABT 1848 -
  9. Amaretta DavisABT 1849 -
Facts and Events
Name Martha Hughes
Gender Female
Birth? 6 Apr 1809 Harrison Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), United States
Marriage 16 Feb 1826 to William B. Davis
Death? 15 Mar 1893

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??)

References
  1.   DAR 618336.
  2.   United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Dist 13, Doddridge Co., Virginia.
  3.   United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Dist 120, Grant, Doddridge Co., West Virginia.
  4.   United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, New Milton, Doddridge, West Virginia.