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Davis family, North Carolina

Davis family, North Carolina

Martha Leasure (View posts)
Posted: 28 Mar 2005 11:26AM GMT
Classification: Query
My father Jesse Ray Davis was born in Johnston County, NC May 28,1911 to Archie Bell Davis and Roba Gaston Smith.
Archie's dad was Jake Davis and his mom was Corinne Jones.
I don't have much on my dad's side of the family.
Any and all help would be greatly appreciated

Re: Davis family, North Carolina (Archie)

Crystal (View posts)
Posted: 28 Mar 2005 7:45PM GMT
Classification: Query
Just a quick perusal found:
1930 Toisnot, Wilson, NC
Davis, Archie B 44 married@22 NC NC NC General Farm
..Roba 38 married@16 NC NC NC
.. Jessie R 18 NC worked Tobacco Farm
..Dorothy 16
..Clarence J? 14
..Maud H 13
..Joseph M 10
.. Corinne? E 9
..Willie U 6
.. James A 3 (and something)
..Jasper T 1 (and something)

Found WWI registration card
Archie Bell Davis B. Sep 22, 1885 Wilson County, NC

found an earlier rec. for a Jacob with son Archie right age .. this is probably "Jake" because they were living right next door to Archie in 1910

1910 Wilson's Mill Johnston NC (all born NC)
Davis, Archie B 24 Mard1 for 2yrs
..Roba 20 Married 1(once) for 2yrs 1kid 1living
..Howard 1 and 9/12 or something hard to read
NEXT DOOR
Davis, Jacob B 64 M1 38 yrs
... Pennie H 63 M1 38 yrs 6kids 4living

1900 Wilson's Mill Johnston NC (all born NC)
Davis, Jacob May 1846 54 M29yrs
..Pennie? (hard to read) Mar 1847 53 M29yrs 6kids/4living
..Archie B Sep 1885 14

you can look up the 1880 census for Jacob and Pennie/Corrine .. either at ancestry.com or familysearch.com
it's free.

hope this helps you get started. :)

Re: Davis family, North Carolina (Archie)

Martha Leasure (View posts)
Posted: 28 Mar 2005 10:32PM GMT
Classification: Query
You are wonderful..thank you so much Crystal

Re: Davis family, North Carolina

Posted: 29 Mar 2005 1:10PM GMT
Classification: Query
Here's more (including some on Roba's family).

Could not find Archie and family in 1920 census, but found Jacob and Penny. All children were grown and gone:

1920 Census - Wilsons Mill, Johnston Co., NC
(dwelling 118)
Davis, J.B. head m w 73 m NC NC NC farmer (mixed crop)
Penny wife f w 72 m NC NC NC

Found Roba's family in 1910 census. They had 12 kids and 10 were still living:

1910 Census - Wilsons Mill, Johnston Co., NC
(dwelling 191)
Smith, Irvin head m w 54 m1 34 NC NC NC
Corinna wife f w 52 m1 34 12 10 NC NC NC
Exum son m w 15 s NC NC NC
Fannie daughter f w 14 s NC NC NC
Graham son m w 11 s NC NC NC
May daughter f w 6 s NC NC NC

Found Roba's family in 1900 census:

1900 Census - Wilsons Mill, Johnston Co., NC
(dwelling 165)
Smith, Irvin head m w Mar 1855 44 m 24 NC NC NC
Corinna wife f w Oct 1859 40 m 24 9 9 NC NC NC
Willie son m w Mar 1882 18 s NC NC NC
Vickie son m w Sep 1884 15 s NC NC NC
Ophelia daughter f w Nov 1887 12 s NC NC NC
Roba daughter f w Jan 1891 9 s NC NC NC
Exum Son m w Sep 1893 6 s NC NC NC
Fannie daughter f w Jun 1896 4 s NC NC NC
Graham son m w Nov 1898 1 s NC NC NC

Found Jacob and Penny in 1880 Census:

1880 Census - East Clayton, Johnston Co., NC
(dwelling 77)
Davis, Jacob B. w m 34 head farmer NC
Penny w f 33 wife keeping house NC
John w m 9 son NC
Franklin w m 7 son NC
Emerline w f 5 daughter NC
Troy w m 2 son NC

In 1870, Jacob was still unmarried, living at home with his parents:

1870 Census - Smithfield, Johnston Co., NC
(dwelling 30)
Davis, John 65 m w farmer NC
Betty 64 f w keeping house NC
Jacob 24 m w farm hand NC
Betty 20 f w keeping house NC

Found Jacob at home in 1860:

1860 Census - Neuse River, Johnston Co., NC
(dwelling 157)
John Davis 52 m farmer NC
Elizabeth 51 f NC
Julia Ann 21 f NC
Mary Ann 20 f NC
Josiah 17 m NC
John 15 m NC
Jacob B. 13 m NC
Elizabeth 8 f NC

Found 3-year old Jacob and family living in Alabama in 1850:

1850 Census - Lowndes, Lowndes Co, AL
(dwelling 302)
John Davis 40 m planter NC
Elizabeth 36 f NC
Henry W. 15 m planter NC
Julia A. 13 f NC
Polly A. 12 f NC
Josiah 5 m NC
John T. 6 m NC
Jacob B. 3 m NC

Re: Davis family, North Carolina

Martha Leasure (View posts)
Posted: 2 Apr 2005 10:36AM GMT
Classification: Query
Thank you Randall

Re: Davis family, North Carolina (Archie)

Martha Leasure (View posts)
Posted: 14 Apr 2005 10:48AM GMT
Classification: Query
Crystal,
where did you find the WWI registration for Archie

Re: Davis family, North Carolina (Archie)

crystal (View posts)
Posted: 14 Apr 2005 3:54PM GMT
Classification: Query
Ancestry.com now has some of the registration cards filled out by people for the draft for wwwI .. if you need a copy email me and I'll see if I can download for you.

Re: Davis family, North Carolina

Posted: 30 May 2009 3:10PM GMT
Classification: Query
my grandmother was corrina estelle davis, daughter of archie bail davis and roba gaston smith. corrina married lemuel jackson summerlin of edgecombe co. she died 11-1979. had 6 childreen= lemuel jackson jr., betty joyce (severy mentally retarded),jerry lee, jimmy ray, tony martin, and
mary ann. hope this info helps anyone searching.
i presume that jake davis and corrinna jone were their grandparents

Re: Davis family, North Carolina

Posted: 30 May 2009 3:15PM GMT
Classification: Query
does anyone know anything past jake davis and corrine jones?
email me at kdog427@juno.com

Re: Davis family, North Carolina

Posted: 31 May 2009 12:50AM GMT
Classification: Query
This is my family line...thanks.
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