Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Jaspar: The Family Tree of John Teeter Davis

I have been through 6 counties and two states researching the family of John Teeter Davis. The following is his family tree, from his grandparents to his grandchildren..

Job Davis b April 10, 1773 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia  died  November 8, 1852 in Stanly County, North Carolina. Buried at the Old Davis Cemetery, Old Davis Road, Stanly County. 
Married Sarah Elizabeth Winfield Howell about 1805. 
Sarah Winfield born February 7, 1773 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, died  July 10, 1856.

Sarah had 4 children from her previous marriage to Richard Howell when she married Job Davis.: Peter Howell 1794 (m Elizabeth Floyd), 1795 John Winfield Howell (m Clarrissa Pearce), Jordan Howell 1796 (m Hannah Handy), Charlotte b 1800 (m Levi Stancill, relocated to Newton Co., GA.)

Sons of Job Davis and Sarah Winfield:
Henry Davis (1806-1862) m 1st Sarah Kendall , m 2nd Martha Palmer
James M. Davis (1808-1883) m Rowena Lee
Edward Winfield Davis (1811-1882) m Rebecca Hathcock
Marriott Freeman Davis (1815- 1885) m 1st Elizabeth Turner, m 2nd Mary Ann Pickler

Edward Winfield Davis aka 'Neddy' b December 3, 1811 in (what is now) Stanly County, North Carolina. d  October 30, 1882 in Stanly County, NC. Buried at the Old Davis Cemetery. 
Married on January 22, 1868 to Rebecca Hathcock  b January 12, 1850 d Sept 30, 1905. She was the daughter of  Soloman Hathcock and Lavinia Rummage Hathcock. He was 56, she was 18.

Three children: 
Sarah Hortense Davis b January 26, 1869 d  March 30, 1896 
Married and Divorced William R Stewart of Union County. 
One daughter, Ouissa Stewart (1895-1970) (Mrs. Fred Hill)

Edward Thomas Ashe Davis (Tom) b August 16, 1871 d August 23 1928
Married: Elizabeth Ann Deese of Stanly County, 
Four Children: Lawson Edward Davis (1898-1933), Mary Hortense Davis (1904-1944) (Mrs. Malcolm Palmer), Stephen Davis (b 1908), Clay Thomas Davis (1908-1986) (Carolyn Hill)

John Teeter 'Jaspar' Davis  b May 30 1877 in Stanly County, North Carolina d January 27, 1932 in Little River, Hoke County (now a part of Moore County), North Carolina.
Married on January 20, 1904 Nancy E. (Nannie) Farmer (1879-1911) daughter of  George T. Farmer and Sarah Elizabeth "Betty" Watkins.
One son of this marriage: George Dewey Davis b October 21, 1904 in Stanly County, North Carolina d July 2, 1997 in Durham, North Carolina. Married 1st  Fannie JoAnna Brown : 4 children Married 2nd Mae Lorbacher. 

John T. Davis married Second on December 6, 1912 Jenny Lenora McSwain (1891-1929) daughter of Inez C. McSwain. Six children of this marriage:
Ray Davis b January 14, 1914 in Stanly County, North Carolina d  September 20, 1987 in Vass, Moore, NC. Married Florence J. Priest of Vass,   2 sons
Christine Davis b October 29, 1917 in Stanly County, d September 3, 1999 in Vass, Moore, NC 
m Harvey Joy Cantrell from Tennessee in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, NC 
Maxine Davis b April 23, 1920 in Stanly County, North Carolina, died June 8, 1994 in Vass, Moore, NC 
M  Craven in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, NC
William Wood or Woot Davis b April 15, 1923 in Stanly County, NC d September 12, 1983 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Esau Davis b March 6, 1923 in Stanly County, North Carolina d May 14, 2004 in Bradenton, Florida, USA 
Married Mary I Isenhour, Florida, 3 Children
Jewel Lee Davis b May 1st, 1929 of Albemarle, North Carolina
Married B. C. Morris.

John T Davis married Third: Alta Valedia Kinney (1904-1949) of Healing Springs, Davidson County, NC
daughter of Berry R Kinney and Mae Myers Kinney. Two children of this marriage: Twins,
James T Davis b May 8, 1932 in Davidson County, North Carolina and died May 3, 1992 in High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina and Jenny Lee Davis, born May 8, 1932 in Davidson County, North Carolina and died June 18, 1993 in High Point Guilford, North Carolina. 

Valedia Kinney Davis remarried Curtis Lee Peace, 3 children: John Lea, Jerry Ray, Carol Dean. 

1 comment:

  1. I am the daughter of Julie Ann Davis. Her parents were Esaw Davis and Mary Isenhour. Thank you for this information. I had no parent information on Jenny Lenora Mcswain until reading this.