The Earliest known Davis Ancestor was Meredith Davis who was born in Hanover Co. Virginia in the year 1800.
There is still a lot of work to be done on this tree ,to find Meredith's parents examining early wills for Hanover on microfilm might be of help.
Virginia. County Court (Hanover County) -Wills, inventories, and accounts in the Court of Quarterly Session and in the Court of Monthly Session, 1785-1836, 1886; 1862-1868 ---FHL US/CAN Film 31944 Item 1 FHL US/CAN Film 31944 Item 4
All Death and birth dates (where death record was Found) came from actual death registrations digitalized and online at Missouri Archives webpage
Descendants of Meredith Davis
Children of Meredith Davis and Lucy Carter Marshall are:
Marshall Hugh Davis, - Born September 17, 1824 in probably Virginia, and died June 1909 in New Boston ,Linn County Missouri buried New Boston Cemetery
Eugenia Davis - Born January 05, 1826, probably Virginia; and died August 25, 1911, Ethel ,Macon Co. Mo..
William Nicholas Davis, - Born August 07, 1827, probably Virginia , and died . 28 August 1917 in New Boston Linn County Missouri, buried New Boston Cemetery
Martha Ann Davis.- Born 29 April 1829 in probably Virginia , and died 30 April 1915 in Drake Twp. Macon Co. Missouri
Edgar Thorton Davis, -Born April 01, 1832 born probably Trimble County, Kentucky. and died . August 05, 1919, New Boston Linn Mo.. buried New Boston Cemetery
Harden Dansford Davis, b. Abt. 1835; and died . Bef. 1840. born in probably Trimble County , Kentucky - We assume Harden died since we can find no records past 1850 where he is on the census age 15
Children of Meredith Davis and Mary (Tinsley ?) are:
Laura Lucy Davis- Born 1838 No other information on Laura Lucy maybe married Charles Eastwood
Clay W. Davis - Born abt. 1840 - No other information
Elvina or Elvira Davis - Born abt 1842 - No other information
Melinda C. of Merlinda Davis- Born abt 1844- No other information
Joseph Meredith Davis - Born abt 1848
Hanover Tinsley Davis- Born - May 26, 1849, New Boston ,Linn County Mo. and Died March 30 1924 in Texas
Alverton Arrelias Davis- Born. abt. 1851- Disappeared after 1880 census, found no death record or Cemetery record so far
Robert Hamilton Davis - Born About 1854 -
Augustus Caesar Davis - Born - abt 1855 -deceased before 1900
Buckner Donald Davis - Born- May 1 1856 Died - 22 Mar. 1913 Adair County, Missouri
Generation No. 2
Children of Marshall Hugh Davis and Mary Jane Nickerson
Thomas Randolph (Dolph ) Davis - born August 18, 1852 Linn County Missouri, and died March 5 1944 in Green City Sullivan County
Abigail Frances Davis,- born 20 September 1854, Linn County and died 12 April 1896.
Margaret Priscilla Davis - born August 1957 Linn County Missouri and died 1943 ,Drake ,Macon County ,Missouri
Robert Bruce Davis - born 6 Feb. 1859 in Linn County, and died Dec. 1948 Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri.Burial: Highland Park Cemetery, Adair County, Missouri
William Wallace Davis- born 13 August 1861, Linn County ,Missouri. and died April 29 1938 in Knox County Missouri
George Edgar Davis - born- 6 October 1864, New Boston , Linn County ,Missouri; and died 1 January 1936 Linn County Missouri
Emma Davis - born- Abt. 1867; and died, 1 January 1884, Linn County, Missouri.
Lillie J. Davis - born Abt. 1869; and died Linn County ,Missouri and , 30 December 1985, Linn County Missouri.
Lizzie Davis -born -Abt. 1872;
Edwin Reese Davis- born -17 May 1874, New Boston, Linn County , Missouri; and died February 1947, New Boston , Linn County Missouri.
Children of Eugenia Davis and Michael Troutman
I haven't confirmed these BMDS with actual records yet
William F. Troutman -born August 17 1845- death record give August 16 1840 , died April 6 1921 in Macon County Missouri
James Madison Troutman-born- Jan 1 , 1847
Henry Jefferson Troutman - born -Nov 14 1850
John Quincy Hardin Troutman
George Washington Troutman
Albert Nicholas Troutman
Edgar Alonzo Troutman
Benjamin A. Troutman
Martha Alice Troutman
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