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York Davis and Unknown: Family History

York Davis was the father of Lula Davis, who married Ezekiel Bennett. Ezekiel's father Adam Bennett was formerly enslaved on Magnolia Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina.

We do not yet know the name of York's first wife, who was Lula and Samuel's mother.

On the 1910 Census, York is married to Hester. Lula and her brother Samuel are in the household, as are Hester's three children named Florence, William and Charles Sheppard. Their household members were:

Name
Relationship
Gender
Color
Age
Birth
Davis, York
Head M B 42 SC
Davis, Hester
Wife
F
B
45
SC
Shepperd, Florence J.
Step Daughter
F
B
14
SC
Shepperd, William
Step Son
M
B
13
SC
Sheppard, Charles H.
Step Son
M
B
11
SC
Davis, Lula Daughter F B 15 SC
Davis, Samuel Son M B 14 SC

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This page is part of a groundbreaking research project to rediscover the family lineages of enslaved people on Drayton family plantations in Barbados and the United States. To read more about this historic research, please visit the article below:

Genealogy of Enslaved Communities on Drayton Family Plantations: A Research Project Sponsored by the Magnolia Plantation Foundation of Charleston, SC