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Reese Davis, born 1790 Surry Co

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Reese Davis, born 1790 Surry Co

Posted: 16 Feb 2002 2:48AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 14 Jul 2006 7:20PM GMT
Surnames: Davis, Childers/Childress, Richardson
Does anyone have any information on Reese or Reece Davis, b 6 Feb 1790 Surry Co, NC d 18 Feb 1854 Jefferson Co, IL ? Reese appears in the 1850 Jefferson Co, IL census as age 60 and born in NC but I have never been able to find anyone researching him in Surry Co, NC. Most of his children were all born in Surry Co, NC. He may have married more than once. I've been told his first wife was Patsey Childers (maiden name Harris). She was previously married to Hastin Martin Childress/Childers and may have been divorced from Reese and married James Graves. Reese shows up in IL census with a wife named Martha and she is 40 years old and he is 60 years old. The gap in her and the children's ages leaves me to believe she is a second wife to Reese.

Childers, Patsey married Davis, Reece on 18 Aug 1823 in Surry County, North Carolina

North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Bride: Patsey Childers
Groom: Reece Davis
Bond Date: 18 Aug 1823
County: Surry
Record #: 01 056
Bondsman: Colwel P Shipp
Bond #: 000144076
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
SandyBauer45 16 Feb 2002 9:48AM GMT 
Iekika 16 Mar 2002 6:18PM GMT 
SandyBauer45 16 Mar 2002 7:12PM GMT 
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