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11. Jane BROWN was born on 23 March 1828 in Missouri.10,52 She died on 22 April 1917 at the age of 89 in Johnson County, Arkansas.16,53 She was buried in Macedonia Cemetery, Lamar, Johnson County, Arkansas.54

1850 Census. Van Buren Twp, Newton, MO
William Davis, age 35, b. KY. Jane, b. MO
Mary 5. Thomas 8. [Actually Mary & Thomas' ages were reversed and Thomas is later called Samuel] Rebecca 2. Nancy 8 [she might have been 8 months - she wasn't age 8]

1860 Census. Richwoods Twp, McDonald Co, MO
Wm Davis, 44, b. NC. Jane, 32, b. MO
Thos 17. Mary 15. James 10. John 10. Wm 6. Sarah 4. Lucy 2.
Lived next to Jane's father and mother in 1860 Census.

Family moved from Missouri to Arkansas 1862-63. Between births of Myra and Joseph.
1870 Census. Johnson Co, AR. p.5; Household 30.
William Davis, 58, b. KY
Jane, 42, b. MO
James A. 19. John A. 17. William L. 16. Sarah M. 14. Lucy J. 12. Mirah W. 9. All b. MO
Joseph 5, Levi, 8 months, born in Arkansas

1880 Census. Perry Twp, Johnson Co AR, Hh 160
William Davis, 66, Farmer, b. NC, parents b. NC
Jane, 52, wife, b. MO, father b. SC, mother b. TN
Thomas W. 88, father, retired farmer, b. NC, parents b. NC
Mira J. 18, dau, b. MO
J. N. 15, son, b. AR
Levi, 10, son, b. AR
Amanda M. 9, dau, b. AR

1900 Census. Perry Twp, Johnson Co AR, Hh 196
Joe Davis, b. Mar 1865, age 35, married 13 years
Katie, wife, b. May 1868, age 32, 7 children - 6 are living
Willie, son, b. Feb 1888, age 12. Sarah, dau, b. Mar 1889, age 11. Eadie, dau, b. Feb 1891, age 9
Newton, son, b. Feb 1894, age 6. James, son, b. Dec 1896, age 4
Charlottie, dau, b. Apr 1898, age 2
Jane, mother, b. Mar 1828, 72, widow, born "u n"

1910 Census. Perry Twp, Johnson Co AR
Joseph N. Davis, 45, married 23 years, b. AR, father b. NC, mother b. MO
Edith K. 41, 8 children - 6 are living, b. AR
Sarah J. 21, Edith E 19, Newton C 16, James T 14, Lucy C 12.
Jane Davis, mother, 82, widow, b. MO, father b. SC, mother b. TN

Buried at Macedonia Cemetery, Johnson Co AR. I believe most if not all of the Davis graves in Macedonia are unmarked.


Jane BROWN and William DAVIS were married on 12 January 1843.16 William DAVIS2,52, son of Thomas DAVIS and Rebecca NIX, was born on 2 October 1813 in Kentucky.52,53 He died on 28 August 1883 at the age of 69 in Johnson County, Arkansas.53

1870 Census says he was born in Kentucky; the 1880 says North Carolina, as was his father and mother, and his father was living with him. 1850 said NC; 1860 said KY. He didn't know.....

Buried at Macedonia Cemetery, Johnson Co AR.


Jane BROWN and William DAVIS had the following children:

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Ezekiel DAVIS was born on 15 November 1843 in Missouri.10 He died on 29 November 1843 at the age of 0 in Missouri.10

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Mary Elizabeth DAVIS10 was born on 17 December 1844.10,52 She died in 1933 at the age of 89.10

Married name was Partain. FindAGrave states he was James S. Partain, son of Wiley and Rebecca Partain, born 1849, died 1928, and buried Pollard Cemetery, Dover, Pope Co, AR, with Mary Elizabeth. No markers.

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Samuel DAVIS52 was born on 3 April 1846.10 He died on 13 January 1899 at the age of 52.10

Not listed with family in 1860 Census; he should have been age 14.

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Rebecca A. DAVIS52 was born on 5 April 1848.10 She died on 13 August 1881 at the age of 33.10

Not listed with family in 1860 Census. Should have been age 12.

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Nancy L. DAVIS was born on 11 September 1849.10 She died on 14 August 1859 at the age of 9.10

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John A. DAVIS was born on 17 February 1851 in Missouri.10,52

John and James were twins.


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James A. DAVIS was born on 17 February 1851 in Missouri.10,52 He died on 24 December 1927 at the age of 76 in Dover, Pope County, Arkansas.

1900 Census. Earlboro, Pottawatomie Co, OK, Hh 268
James Davis, b. Feb 1851, 49, married 27 years, b. MO, Day labor
Dorcas, wife, b. Feb 8154, 46, no children, b. AR
Jefferson L. Taylor, nephew, b. May 1877, 23, b. AR, Day labor

1910 Census. Asher Ward 3, Pottawatomie, OK, Hh 62
James A. Davis, 59, married once for 37 years, b. MO, Blacksmith, own shop
D. Emiline, wife, 56, b. AR

1920 Census. Liberty Twp, Pope Co, AR, Hh 90
James Davis, 68, Farmer
Dorcas, wife, 65
Callie Watkins, boarder, 17

By 1930, James had died. Dorcas was living in Hogan, Pope Co, AR, Hh 5, with a relative.
Isaac Partain, age 54, married 19 years, Farmer, b. AR
Martha B., wife, 56
Julias F., son, 23
Fay, son, 16
Dorcus E. Davis, aunt, 76, widow

Married Dorcas Emiline Partain 31 Oct 1872, Johnson Co, AR. Said to be buried with James, Pollard Cemetery, born 1854, died 1930.
1860 Censes, Jefferson, Newton Co, AR, Hh 310
Wiley Partain, 34, Wagon Maker, b. NC
Elizabeth 20, b. TN [Second wife? Was Wiley older?]
Gabriel, 15. Franklin, 12. James S., 10. Sarah, 8. Dorcus, 6. Lavinia, 4. Mary 2. Martha, 5 months.
1870 Census, Spadra, Johnson Co, AR. Apparently living with a married brother, Hh 186
William Partain, 22, farm labor, b. AR
Mary E., 25, keeping house, b. MO
Emiline, 16, b. AR
Lavinia, 14, b. AR
Mary E., 12, b. AR
William, 22, b. AR (repeated?)
Sarah A., 18, Keeping house
Guin E., age 1, male

The Arkansas Death Index gives a partial middle name: James Abr Davis. Perhaps his middle name was Abraham.

Buried Pollard Cemetery, Dover, Pope Co, AR

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William Lee DAVIS was born on 19 February 1854 in Missouri.10,52

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Sarah Melinda DAVIS.

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Lucy Jane DAVIS was born on 15 July 1858 in Missouri.10,52 She died on 9 July 1928 at the age of 69 in Oklahoma. She was buried in Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.55

Ancestry FamilyTree:
Married John Wesley Stewart, 9 Nov 1879 - Johnson County, AR.
Lucy was born 15 Jul 1857, MO, and died 9 Jul 1928, OK - buried Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, Oklahoma Co, OK.
John Wesley Stewart is buried Moore Cemetery, McIntosh Co, OK. He was born 11 Sep 1850, Johnson Co, AR; died 14 Dec 1914, McIntosh Co. The 1860 census, Johnson Co, AR suggests his parents were Logan & Maria Stewart and he was age 7, or born 1853 - but he was age 19 with Mariah Stewart in 1870.

In 1900 they were living in Twp 10, Creek Nation, IT
Children were David 19, John 17, Mattie 15, Homer 13, Felix 11, Robert 9, James 5.
In 1910, they were in Turner, McIntosh Co, OK. Homer listed as Oscar and Felix as Joseph F. Daughter Hattie had been born in 1901.
By 1920, Lucy was living with several of her grown children - she was 62. They were living in Dewar, Okmulgee Co, OK


FindAGrave:
Daughter Hattie Mae Stewart married Charles Edward Martin. She was born 8 May 1901; died 8 Jan 1980 and is buried with her husband, Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City.

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Susanna DAVIS was born on 15 July 1860.10 She died in June 1861 at the age of 0.10

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Myra Elvira DAVIS was born on 6 May 1862 in Missouri.10

Married Thomas J. Ward, 7 Jun 1883, Johnson Co, AR

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Joseph Newton DAVIS56 was born on 6 March 1865 in Arkansas.10 He died on 26 October 1929 at the age of 64.10

Joseph inherited the 80 acres that belonged to his mother, Jane Brown Davis.

1900 Census. Perry Twp, Johnson Co AR, Hh 196
Joe Davis, b. Mar 1865, age 35, married 13 years
Katie, wife, b. May 1868, age 32, 7 children - 6 are living
Willie, son, b. Feb 1888, age 12. Sarah, dau, b. Mar 1889, age 11. Eadie, dau, b. Feb 1891, age 9
Newton, son, b. Feb 1894, age 6. James, son, b. Dec 1896, age 4
Charlottie, dau, b. Apr 1898, age 2
Jane, mother, b. Mar 1828, 72, widow, born "u n"

1910 Census. Perry Twp, Johnson Co AR
Joseph N. Davis, 45, married 23 years, b. AR, father b. NC, mother b. MO
Edith K. 41, 8 children - 6 are living, b. AR
Sarah J. 21, Edith E 19, Newton C 16, James T 14, Lucy C 12.
Jane Davis, mother, 82, widow, b. MO, father b. SC, mother b. TN

1920 Census. Hickey Twp, Johnson Co, AR, Fam 114
Joe N. Davis, 54. Katie E., 51
Sarah, dau 30. James, son 24. Charlotte, dau, 21
William Davis, 32, Annie, wife 26.
Bertha, dau 9, Earl, son, 7, Edward, 4 years, 7 months

Macedonia Cemetery, Lamar, Johnson Co AR
Joseph Newton Davis, b. 6 Mar 1865, d. 26 Oct 1929.
Married 3 Apr 1887, Johnson Co AR to Edith Kate Webb
"Eady" Kate Webb, b. 18 May 1868, d. 24 Apr 1935


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Jeremiah DAVIS was born on 17 November 1867.10 He died on 9 December 1867 at the age of 0.10

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Uriah DAVIS was born on 17 November 1867.10 Jeremiah and Uriah were the 2nd set of twins in this family.
He died on 22 January 1868 at the age of 0.10

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Levi DAVIS was born on 13 October 1869 in Arkansas.10 He died on 9 August 1930 at the age of 60.10

Married Sarah E. Webb, 8 May 1892, Johnson Co, AR. She died 1952, buried Macedonia Cemetery, Lamar, Johnson Co, AR. In 1940, Sarah was living in Perry Twp, Johnson Co, AR with son Howard Davis, but the Californai Death Index shows her dying in Kern Co, CA - the data there is that she was born 3 Jul 1873, AR, died 11 Mar 1952; her mother's maiden name was Moore, her father's surname Webb.

Buried at Macedonia Cemetery, Johnson Co AR.

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Amanda Melvina DAVIS.