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The Azariah P. Davis Bible

 

From the Oklahoma Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 25, Number 1; March 1980

Transcribed to Electronic form by Jo White

 

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Published in 1843 and in the possession of Mrs. Ruby Davis Locke, Sayre, OK.  The Davis family was living in Lauderdale County, AL and Lawrenceburg, TN.  The Bible is worn, the front pages are missing, and some of the handwriting is too dim to read.

 

FAMILY RECORD

Page 1

 

·        AZARIAH P. DAVIS AND REBECCA C. HARDWICK was married 14 February 1834

 

(The other marriages are written with a different kind of ink and cannot all be read)

 

·        IKE BURKS AND AMELIA DAVIS was married October _________

 

·        ? OLIVE AND ELIZABETH DAVIS married 25 October 1866

 

(The above are all buried in Lawrence Co., TN.  Mrs. Locke)

 

 

Page 2

 

·        ASARIAH (sic) P. DAVIS was born 29 July 1811

·        REBECCA C. HARDWICK was born 28 April, 1815

 

Their children

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·        Elizabeth A. Davis was born 6 December 1834

·        Amelia C. Davis was born 25 November 1836

·        Asariah Davis was born 14 February 1839

·        Martha Jane Davis was born 28 November 1841

·        Samuel A. Davis was born 5 April 1844

·        Sarah Terrell Davis was born 9 December 1846

·        Nancy Ellen Davis was born 7 February 1849

·        Amandy Moore Davis was born 14 December 1851

·        William L. Davis was born 1 June 1854

(This is my grandfather.  RUBY DAVIS LOCKE)

 

 

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BIRTHS

 

Page 3

 

·        Georgeann   Pruitt, the dau. Of George and Amelia Pruitt, was born 16 December 1864

(Another name below—the name can’t be read)

·        __________ was born 16 September 1875

 

·        John Coag (?) Green was born 13 April 1886

·        Nellie Purl Green was born 2 May 1889

 

·        William A_____ Olive was born 20 September 1861

·        Emery Olive was born 28 December 1863

·        Alice Jane Olive was born 3 July 1866

 

·        Alonzo Davis, Son of Samuel and Martha Davis, was born 4 December 1871

(Nothing further could be read from the Birth Records)

 

Page 4

 

(Written by a different handwriting)

 

·        William Lee Davis died at Sweetwater, Oklahoma  2 August 1929

·        His wife, Eliza Ann Neely Davis, born 14 Feb 1851 – 28 Nov 1906

 

Their children:

 

·        William Lee Davis    b 15 Sept 1877    d 25 June 1945

·        Jennie L. Davis    b 16 Dec 1879    d 20 June 1964

·        Dora Davis    b 31 Mar 1885    d 4 Dec 1886

 

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MARRIAGES

 

 

·        William L. Davis, Sr. and Eliza Ann Neely were married Lawrence Co., Tenn. Near Lawrenceburg, 14 Sept 1876

 

·        Will L. Davis, Jr. and Callie Robinson were married in Kaufman County, Texas, 23 December 1900

·        Jennie Lou Davis and Tim R. Kennemer were married in Kaufman County, Texas, 26 March 1901

 

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