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Asa Davis[1]

Male 1780 - 1834  (53 years)


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  • Name Asa Davis 
    Born 20 Sep 1780  Killingly, Windham County, Ct Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 20078 
    _UID 758E0B30D2552840B84518CEC657302825D9 
    Died 13 May 1834  Mc Farlan Prec., Hardin County, Il Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I42916  Earnest
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2004 

    Father Daniel Davis, Captain,   b. 12 Oct 1742, Oxford, Worcester Co., Ma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1807, Waterford Twp., Washington Co., Oh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Whitmore,   b. 28 Aug 1742, Killingly, Windham County, Ct Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1806, Waterford, Washington Co, Oh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1762  Killingly, Windham County, Ct Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    _UID CA750885F4D2AC43AA2FE5DC6D1DF47B14E6 
    Family ID F13933  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joanna Olney,   b. Abt 1780,   d. 10 Jan 1803, Oh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1802  Washington Co, Oh Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    _UID F97A27AF9C51454AAC6BFC1879C0F883A416 
    Family ID F13934  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      !MARRIAGE(1): Ohio Marriages, extracted from Old Northwest Genealogical
      Quarterly and edited by Marjorie Smith, published 1986, show Asa Davis and
      Joanna Olney married by Nehemiah Davis, Washington County, Ohio on 25 Mar1802.

      !MARRIAGE(2): Belmont county Ohio Marriage Licenses, Marriage Book A,
      1803-1806, show date and place of 2nd marriage to Sally Dille. Marriedby JP
      James Smith. Located on LDS film #0317290.

      !COURT: Circuit Court Record-Pope County, Illinois, Volume A, 1818-1833,pages
      414, 419, 428, and 432.
      Pope County Illinois County Court Record, Book A, 1816-1831, compiled and
      indexed by Carolyn Cromeenes Foss and Judy Foreman Lee, 1994, page 144.

      !PARENTS-BIRTH-MARRIAGES-CHILDREN-DEATH: Genealogy of Samuel Davis ofOxford,
      Mass., and Joseph Davis, of Dudley, Mass., and Their Descendants,Compiler and
      publisher, George L. Davis, North Andover Mass., published 1884, pages47,
      128 and 129.

      !BIOGRAPHY: 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, page129.
      History of Washington County Ohio 1788-1881, by H. Z. Williams, pages
      537/538: Under "Waterford Township, Federal Bottoms".

      BIOGRAPHY: There is an extensive level tract of land on the West side ofthe
      river east of Beverly known as Federal Bottoms in Waterford Township,
      Washington County, Ohio. Asa Davis and Truman Peet owned a floating millon
      the other side of the river, opposite the upper end of the bottoms whichwas
      run in connection with the post. They later sold it to James Mann.(Ednote:
      James Mann was Asa's brother in law, the husband of Lucena Davis) It had a
      wide run of custom, even from this side of the river, but theinconvenience in
      crossing was considerable and the back country on this side was nowfilling up
      with settlers as early as 1810.
      Between 1819 when Polly was born in Washington County Ohio, and 1822 whenAsa
      was born in Pope County Illinois, Asa brought his family to Illinois. He
      served on several juries at the October 1826 term of the Circuit Court at
      Golconda Illinois. Asa Davis was a good man, honest and high-minded, but
      unfortunate in his financial affairs.
      Asa died 13 May 1834 in McFarlan Precinct, Hardin County, Illinois.
      Sarah died 27 Jan 1841 in Hardin County, Illinois. Asa died 13 May 1834 in
      McFarlan Precinct, Hardin County, Illinois.

      COURT: Circuit Court Record-Pope County, Illinois, Volume A, 1818-1833,page
      414, 30 Oct 1826, Asa Davis served on a jury in Samuel Huffsey & George
      Huffsey et al for "Riot".
      page 419: 31 Oct 1826-Asa Davis served on jury; page 428: 1 Nov 1826-Asa
      Davis served on jury; page 432: 2 Nov 1826-Asa Davis served on jury. 7 Dec
      1826, page 317, Asa Davis was allowed the sum of $1.00 for his services as
      clerk of a special election for Sheriff.
      4 Jun 1827, page 339, Asa Davis is allotted to be crew to open and keep in
      repair the road from Twitchell's mill to Saline Road.

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