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Asa Davis[1]

Male 1822 - 1903  (81 years)


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  • Name Asa Davis 
    Born 22 May 1822  Washington, Co., Oh Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Christened Stone Church, Nr Rosiclare, Hardin County, Il Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Seal to Spouse 1850  Census Hardin Co. Il. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation Farmer Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Reference Number 1526 
    _UID BAABA0119BFA0A4191D4AD16EB869FF01E2D 
    Died 21 Nov 1903  Hardin County, Il Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I42443  Earnest
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2004 

    Married 22 Aug 1843  Pope Co., Il Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    _UID 7DD61BA9EEA16C43A6618F546F17546E87FB 
    Family ID F13945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married 22 Dec 1870  [1
    _UID 21C33A3D3EFF8C448E84C2DC361EE2216F76 
    Family ID F13946  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married 23 Feb 1883  [1
    _UID C4B7D83BA2928F4FBE019B63949D71E1E075 
    Family ID F13947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      !LAND RECORDS: On 16 Dec 1846, he filed on 40 acres described as ;the
      Northwest quarter of the Northeast quarter of Section 14, McFarlanPrecinct,
      Hardin County, Illinois.

      !RESIDENCE: Illinois Federal Census Report, 1850, Hardin County, Dwelling474.
      Occupation is farmer. He owned real estate valued at $300. AGE 28; BORNIL.
      Illinois Federal Census Report,1860, Hardin County, Twp11, Range 8,Dwelling
      #474. AGE 38; BORN IL.
      Military Census of Hardin county Illinois, Rock Creek Prec., taken1862/63 of
      all able bodied males between the ages of 18 & 45. Age 41.
      Illinois Federal Census Report, 1870, Hardin County, Rock Creek Prec.,
      Dwelling #79 owning real estate worth $300 and personal property worth$200.;
      AGE 48; BORN IL.
      Illinois Federal Census Report, 1880, Hardin County, Cave In Rock,Dwelling
      #173; AGE 55; BORN IL.
      Illinois Federal Census Report, 1900, Hardin County, Elizabethtown,Dwelling
      #68 shows him living with his daughter (a widow) Josie Scroggins. AGE 78;BORN
      PA;
      It shows his birthplace as Pennsylvania and his father & mother'sbirthplace
      as Virginia. In 1900, he was a widower./

      OCCUPATION: Cooper

      !BIRTH-MARRIAGE: "Davis According to Walter Belt" page 1, an unpublished
      manuscript written by Frances Campbell Foster:
      "...Married Sarah Modglin Aug 22, 1843. Lived on hill west of Moore'sSpring
      and south of the road where Uncle Jimmy Sims moved about 1907-08.Josephine
      was born while they lived on the hill. Lived in Shetlerville and
      Elizabethtown. He was a cooper by trade. Lived with Josephine (DavisBelt
      Scroggins, his daughter) and Walter (Belt, his grandson) at the time ofhis
      death about 1900. Buried at Stone Church".

      !BIRTH-DEATH-SPOUSES: Hardin County, Illinois, Past and Present,published by
      Hardin County Historical and genealogical Society 1987. Vol 1, Page 84under
      the heading "Asa Davis".

      !BIRTH-MARRIAGES: Genealogy of Samuel Davis of Oxford, Mass., and Joseph
      Davis, of Dudley, Mass., and Their Descendants., Compiler and publisher,
      George L. Davis, North Andover, Mass. published 1884, page 302 givesbirth, &
      marriages.

      NOTES: Hardin County Illinois Newspaper Abstracts 1871-1889, Volume 1, by
      Marion Lavender Reynolds, published 1992 by Evansville Bindery, Inc.
      Evansville Indiana, page 101 dated 29 Oct 1880 under "Local Intelligence":
      DIED, Jerry Coffield died at residence of Asa Davis last week.
      page 117 dated 18 Mar 1881 under "Transfers of Real Estate": Asa Davis to
      Carrie Davis.

      !BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Hardin County Illinois Deaths 1884-1919 and Notesfrom
      the Pleasant Hill Church Register, compiled by Marion Lavender Reynolds,1995,
      printed and bound by Evansville Bindery Inc., Evansville, Indiana, page77.

  • Sources 
    1. [S460] norvan.ged.
      Date of Import: Sep 5, 2000