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ISAAC DAVIS and ELIZABETH FORT




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Generation No. 1

ISAAC DAVIS was born 1786 in Christian Co., KY. He married ELIZABETH FORT January 07, 1811 in Christian Co., KY, daughter of MICAJAH FORT and JUDITH. She was born Abt. 1790 in NC, and died Bef. 1830 in Christian Co., KY.

Children of ISAAC DAVIS and ELIZABETH FORT are:

1... ORAN C. DAVIS, b. Abt. 1812, Christian Co, Kentucky.
2... HENRY I. DAVIS, b. Abt. 1813, Christian Co, Kentucky.
3... DAVID FORT DAVIS, b. August 28, 1815, Christian Co., KY; d. Aft. 1860, poss Limestone Co., TX.
4... WILLIAM B. DAVIS, b. 1817, Christian Co, Kentucky.
5... OLIVE P. DAVIS, b. Abt. 1819, Christian Co, Kentucky.
6... GARY P. DAVIS, b. 1822, Christian Co, Kentucky; d. 1857, Limestone Co, Texas.
7... MICAJAH DAVIS, b. Abt. 1824, Christian Co, Kentucky.


Generation No. 2

DAVID FORT DAVIS (son of ISAAC) was born August 28, 1815 in Christian Co., KY, and died Aft. 1860 in poss Limestone Co., TX, Burial: poss Limestone Co., TX. He married CASSANDRA RASCO, May 11, 1838 in Christian Co., KY, daughter of JOHN RASCO and LUCY TAYLOR. She was born September 22, 1822 in Christian Co., KY, and died Abt. 1916 in Bandera Co., TX., Burial: poss Vanderpool Cem.

Children of DAVID FORT DAVIS and CASSANDRA RASCO are:/p>

1... LUCY ELIZABETH DAVIS, b. September 19, 1840, Christian Co., KY; d. August 05, 1927, TX;
m. (1) WILLIAM BURDETT IVY, July 19, 1857, Menard, Menard Co., TX;
m. (2) JOHN CARSON, Abt. 1865;
m. (3) JULIUS M JOE EATON, 1887. LUCY ELIZABETH DAVIS: Burial: Vanderpool Cem, Bandera Co., TX (not documented)

2... EUDORA DORA OLIVE DAVIS, b. June 22, 1842, Christian Co., KY; d. April 29, 1929, TX.

3... SARAH ANN DAVIS, b. November 19, 1844, Christian Co., KY; m. JOHN KELLY, February 18, 1867, Kendall CO., TX.

4... JOHN ISAAC DAVIS, b. January 30, 1847, Christian Co., KY; d. January 1897.

5... OZELLO I. DAVIS, b. July 06, 1849.

6... ORAN C. DAVIS, b. May 26, 1851.

7... CASSANDRA CORA DAVIS, b. May 30, 1853; d. September 17, 1933, Boerne, TX, Burial: Smith Cem., Bergheim TX; m. THOMAS C. CREWS, July 22, 1871, Kendall CO., TX8.

8... MARY NANCY DAVIS, b. October 14, 1855.

9... RACHEL E. DAVIS, b. April 20, 1858, Limestone Co., TX; d. April 17, 1936, Burial: Oak Rest Cem., Bandera Co., TX; m. Christopher Columbus 'LUM' MILLER, March 08, 1876, Bandera Co., TX; d. February 02, 1936, Bandera Co., TX. Notes for C. C. LUM MILLER: Found his death record. No record of Racheal Davis Miller.

10... GARY FORT DAVIS, b. October 08, 1860, Limestone Co., TX; d. April 24, 1938, Kendall Co., TX./p>

11... 'CUG' LYCURGUS JEFFERSON DAVIS, b. December 23, 1862, poss Limestone Co., TX; d. May 22, 1944, Sabinal, Uvalde Co., TX.

12... ERAH ELLEN DAVIS, b. October 16, 1865, Limestone Co., TX; d. October 11, 1933, CA; m. HILMER TOEPPERWEIN, February 02, 1882; d. CA.


GARY P. DAVIS (son of ISAAC) was born 1822 in Christian Co, Kentucky, and died 1857 in Limestone Co, Texas. He married MARGARET CAROLINE PICKENS, daughter of WILLIAM PICKINS and MARGARET HARRIS. Notes for GARY P. DAVIS: ID Number: M-DAVI2787 ancestry.com info. submitter jpic@bestnetpc.com

Children of GARY DAVIS and MARGARET PICKENS are:

i. WILLIAM PICKENS DAVIS, b. February 23, 1845, Christian Co, Kentucky; d. March 10, 1910, Cameron, Texas.
ii. ISAAC E. DAVIS, b. Abt. 1846, Christian Co, Kentucky; d. 1857.
iii. FRANCES W DAVIS, b. Abt. 1848, Christian Co, Kentucky; d. 1905, Thornton, Texas; m. MARTHA.
iv. JOHN DEAN DAVIS, b. January 17, 1850, Christian Co, Kentucky; d. January 09, 1929, Thornton, Texas.
v. MARGARET DAVIS.
vi. RICHARD P. DAVIS, b. Abt. 1853, Christian Co., Kentucky; d. 1920; m. ADA THOMPSON.
vii. JAMES E. DAVIS, b. May 14, 1856, Christian Co., Kentucky; d. July 17, 1914, Limestone Co, Texas; m. LUDINCA ARRINGTON.


Generation No. 3

EUDORA DORA OLIVE DAVIS (dau of DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born June 22, 1842 in Christian Co., KY, and died April 29, 1929 in TX. She married WILLIAM HENRY SMITH July 16, 1867 in Kendall Co.,TX10, son of HENRY SMITH and FRANCES SHORT. He was born November 29, 1847 in poss Bergeim, TX, and died December 19, 1928 in poss Bergeim, TX. EUDORA DORA OLIVE DAVIS and WILLIAM HENRY SMITH: Burial: Smith Cem., Bergheim TX;

Children of EUDORA DAVIS and WILLIAM SMITH are:

i. FORT D. SMITH, b. October 1876, Kendall Co., TX.
ii. TOM SMITH, m. LELIA J. COOK, November 11, 1893.
iii. LYNN SMITH.
iv. FANNIE SMITH, m. UNKNOWN HERRIN.
v. JOHN SMITH, b. May 23, 1883, Kendall Co., TX; d. April 03, 1962, Kendall Co., TX.
vi. LILLIE SMITH, m. WILLIAM SCHUCHARDT, February 24, 1886.
vii. EMORY SMITH.


JOHN ISAAC DAVIS (DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born January 30, 1847 in Christian Co., KY, and died January 1897, Burial: Davis \ Sansom Ranch , Kendall Co., TX;.
He married (1)KESSIAH ANN SANSOM January 20, 1873 in Kendall CO., TX, daughter of WM SANSOM and MARY SHORT. She was born May 25, 1860, and died May 31, 1880, Burial: Davis \ Sansom Ranch , Kendall Co., TX.; He married (2) Matilda Short Cook, Oct 23, 1883.

Children of JOHN DAVIS and (1) KESSIAH SANSOM are:

i. JOHN I. DAVIS, Jr., m. MARIE CURE.
ii. MILDRED ELLA DAVIS, b. July 16, 1874, Kendall Co., TX; d. December 22, 1955, Kendall Co., TX.
iii. DAVID FRANKLIN DAVIS, b. November 22, 1876, Currys Creek, Kendall Co., TX; d. June 11, 1953, Kendall Co., TX, Burial: Smith Cem., Bergheim TX ; m. AMELIA DAVENPORT, June 17, 1907, Kendall Co., TX.

Children of JOHN DAVIS and (2) Matilda Short Cook are: George Davis (buried at Sansom-Davis ranch)_____

iv. JEFFERSON JEFF DANIEL DAVIS, b. May 30, 1880, Kendalia, Kendall Co., TX; d. February 16, 1966, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX; m. EMILY JOSEPHINE LEE, August 30, 1900, Kendall Co., TX. JEFFERSON JEFF DANIEL DAVIS: Burial: City Cem. ,Boerne, TX.


GARY FORT DAVIS (DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born October 08, 1860 in Limestone Co., TX, and died April 24, 1938 in Kendall Co., TX. He married MARTHA CRAVY February 21, 1884 in Kendall Co., TX. She was born January 10, 1863, and died July 11, 1956.

Children of GARY DAVIS and MARTHA CRAVY are:

i. MINNIE LEE DAVIS, b. December 16, 1884; d. November 17, 1961.
ii. EFFIE DAVIS, b. 1887; d. 1926.
iii. ORRAN DAVIS, b. May 27, 1889; d. February 23, 1943.


LYCURGUS JEFFERSON (Cug) DAVIS (DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born December 23, 1862 in poss Limestone Co., TX, and died May 22, 1944 in Sabinal, Uvalde Co., TX.
He married (1) MARY ALICE (ALLIE) MILLER July 07, 1880 in Llano, TX (found recorded in Burnet Co.), daughter of ANDREW MILLER and MARY JANE GARRETT. She was born May 06, 1864 in poss Tow Valley, Llano Co., TX and died October 27, 1918 in Vanderpool, Bandera Co., TX on the Porter Ranch.
He married (2) ROXIE PENNINGTON Abt. 1922 in poss Uvalde Co. TX. She was born in TX, and died in Sabinal, Uvalde Co., TX.
LYCURGUS JEFFERSON (CUG) DAVIS: Burial: May 23, 1944, Sabinal Cem., Uvalde Co., TX. (Stone marker set 1994 by SRC)
Notes for MARY ALICE (ALLIE) MILLER: " Allie was raised by old man Parker. She had older brother named Jim Miller. Jim worked on the railroad. Jim had only 1 leg, may have died in San Angelo". Rosie Davis Jobes said.
MARY ALICE (ALLIE) MILLER: Burial: October 28, 1918, Vanderpool Cem., Bandera Co., TX (Stone marker set 1999 by SRC)
ROXIE PENNINGTON: Burial: Sabinal Cem., Uvalde Co., TX.

Children of CUG DAVIS and ALLIE MILLER are:

i. SARAH BROOKSIE DAVIS, b. March 30, 1881, poss Llano TX; d. July 16, 1920, Uvalde Co..
ii. MARION A. DAVIS, b. May 08, 1882, poss Llano TX; d. May 24, 1942, Junction, TX.
iii. EMMA ROSETTA DAVIS, b. June 15, 1884, poss Bandera Co., TX; d. May 25, 1964, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX.
iv. MARY ELIZABETH (Mollie) DAVIS, b. August 24, 1886, poss Llano TX; d. December 25, 1958, Campwood, Real Co, TX.
v. JAMES HENRY (Jim) DAVIS, b. March 12, 1889, poss Llano TX; d. December 11, 1978.
vi. ROSA ETHEL (Rosie) DAVIS, b. May 02, 1892, Bandera Co., TX; d. April 19, 1959, Uvalde Co,. Texas.
vii. FORT DAVIS, b. November 01, 1894, poss Llano, TX; d. September 17, 1979, Kerrville, Kerr Co., TX.
viii. LEN DAVIS, b. October 26, 1897, Bob Thompson Ranch 7 mi N of Utopia, Bandera Co., TX; d. November 08, 1977, Uvalde, Uvalde Co,. TX.
ix. GEORGE LON DAVIS, b. October 26, 1897, Bandera Co., TX. (Len and Lon were twins)
x. MAGGIE MAE DAVIS, b. May 02, 1900, Bandera Co., TX; d. January 1987, Uvalde, Uvalde Co,. Texas.
xi. CHARLEY DAVIS, b. January 31, 1902.
xii. WILLIAM MCKINLEY (Mac) DAVIS, b. April 09, 1904, Bandera Co., TX; m. HAZEL MAPLES, May 31, 1922; d._ , poss San Antonio, TX.
xiii. JESSE LEE DAVIS, b. November 13, 1906, TX.

Children of CUG DAVIS and ROXIE PENNINGTON are:

xiv. LUCILLE DAVIS, b. October 03, 1924.
xv. CROCKETT DAVIS, b. May 19, 1930.
xvi. IVY LORENE DAVIS, b. May 13, 1933/d. 2005 Llano, TX.
xvii. LENA MAY (Little Joe) DAVIS, b. January 10, 1937.


WILLIAM PICKENS DAVIS (son of GARY P., ISAAC) was born February 23, 1845 in Christian Co, Kentucky, and died March 10, 1910 in Cameron, Texas. He married (1) MARTHA LOGAN. He married (2) ADDIE FERGUSON ANDERSON. Notes for WILLIAM PICKENS DAVIS: 1 ID Number: 11279323.

Children of WILLIAM DAVIS and MARTHA LOGAN are:

i. EDWIN DAVIS.
ii.JAMES DAVIS.
iii.MATTIE HAZIE DAVIS.

Children of WILLIAM DAVIS and ADDIE ANDERSON are:

iv. SALLIE BELLE DAVIS.
v. ABBE LOU DAVIS.
vi. ALICE EFFIE DAVIS.
vii. JOHN FULTON DAVIS.
viii. FRANK CASS DAVIS.
ix. WILLIAM LEE DAVIS.


JOHN DEAN DAVIS (son of GARY P., ISAAC) was born January 17, 1850 in Christian Co, Kentucky, and died January 09, 1929 in Thornton, Texas. He married MELVIAN ARRINGTON.

Children of JOHN DAVIS and MELVIAN ARRINGTON are:

i. NANNIE DAVIS, b. 1869, Texas, questionable.
ii. CLINT DAVIS, b. Abt. 1872, Texas.


Generation No. 4

FORT D. SMITH (son of EUDORA DORA OLIVE DAVIS, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born October 1876 in Kendall Co., Tx. He married MILDRED ELLA DAVIS May 28, 1895 in Kendall Co., TX, daughter of JOHN DAVIS and KESSIAH SANSOM. She was born July 16, 1874 in Kendall Co., Tx, and died December 22, 1955 in Kendall Co., Tx. Notes for MILDRED ELLA DAVIS: She is buried with her second husband: John which was a brother to her first husband: Fort D Smith. MILDRED ELLA DAVIS: Burial: Smith Cem., Bergheim TX.

Children of FORT SMITH and MILDRED DAVIS are:

i. THOMAS SMITH, b. 1898; d. 1917, WW 1.
ii. HOWARD M. SMITH, b. September 02, 1898, Kendall Co., Tx; d. May 15, 1929, Kendall Co., Tx; m. EVA ANNIE STEWART, December 24, 1917, Kendall Co., TX. HOWARD M. SMITH: Burial: Smith Cem., Bergheim TX.


JOHN SMITH (son of EUDORA DORA OLIVE DAVIS, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born May 23, 1883 in Kendall Co., TX, and died April 03, 1962 in Kendall Co., TX. He married MILDRED ELLA DAVIS October 30, 1903 in Kendall Co., TX, daughter of JOHN DAVIS and KESSIAH SANSOM. She was born July 16, 1874 in Kendall Co., TX, and died December 22, 1955 in Kendall Co., Tx. JOHN SMITH: Burial: Smith Cem., Bergheim TX. Notes for MILDRED ELLA DAVIS: She is buried with her second husband: John which was a brother to her first husband: Fort D. Smith More About MILDRED ELLA DAVIS: Burial: Smith Cem., Bergheim TX.

Children of JOHN SMITH and MILDRED DAVIS are:

i. AGNES SMITH, b. May 18, 1904; d. July 10, 1975, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX; m. GEO A. HARRIS, July 10, 1922, Boerne, Kendall Co., TX. AGNES SMITH: Burial: City Cem., Boerne, Kendall Co.,TX.
ii. ALVIN J. SMITH, b. November 22, 1908.
iii. KEIZIAH KAYANN SMITH, b. February 26, 1911, Kendall Co., Tx.


MILDRED ELLA DAVIS (JOHN ISAAC, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born July 16, 1874 in Kendall Co., TX, and died December 22, 1955 in Kendall Co., TX, Burial: Smith Cem., Bergheim TX;. She married (1) UNKNOWN. She married (2) FORT D. SMITH May 28, 1895 in Kendall Co., TX, son of WILLIAM SMITH and EUDORA DAVIS. He was born October 1876 in Kendall Co., TX. She married (3) JOHN SMITH October 30, 1903 in Kendall Co., TX, (He is buried: Smith Cem., Bergheim TX.); son of WILLIAM SMITH and EUDORA DAVIS. He was born May 23, 1883 in Kendall Co., TX, and died April 03, 1962 in Kendall Co., TX. Notes for MILDRED ELLA DAVIS: She is buried with her second husband: John which was a brother to her first husband: Fort D. Smith.


EFFIE DAVIS (dau of GARY FORT, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born 1887, and died 1926. She married (1) LUM WILSON. She married (2) UNKNOWN MOORE.

Children of EFFIE DAVIS and LUM WILSON are:

i. ROBERT WILSON, b. July 06, 1907; d. February 24, 1984.
ii. LUCILLE WILSON, b. August 04, 1912; d. December 11, 1913.
iii. ALLEN WILSON, b. May 12, 1914; d. 1955.


ORRAN DAVIS (son of GARY FORT, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born May 27, 1889, and died February 23, 1943. He married ELLEEN SANER December 20, 1911. Notes for ORRAN DAVIS: spelling used by Orran until sometime in the 1930"s. Then changed to Oran. from P. Ferguson email.

Children of ORRAN DAVIS and ELLEEN SANER are:

i. MARTHA LENORA DAVIS, b. July 29, 1912; d. August 02, 1912. Notes for MARTHA LENORA DAVIS: born premature.
ii. NORMAN HOUSTON HUTE DAVIS, b. January 14, 1914; d. June 13, 1980; m. ELNORA DOROTHY MARIE. NORMAN HOUSTON HUTE DAVIS: Died of lung cancer.
iii. HARVEY BUBBA DAVIS, b. July 07, 1915; d. May 27, 1976. HARVEY BUBBA DAVIS: Died of heart attack.
iv. BENJAMIN GARRY DAVIS, b. March 31, 1919; d. September 11, 1985.
v. JOSEPH DAVIS, b. March 10, 1921; d. January 18, 1995. JOSEPH DAVIS: Died of red blood cell disease.
vi. GEORGE DAVIS, b. November 05, 1924.
vii. EFFIE MAE DAVIS, b. November 02, 1926; d. April 07, 1974. EFFIE MAE DAVIS: Died of cancer.
viii. ELLEN LUCILLE DAVIS, b. August 09, 1928; m. UNKNOWN BROWNIE.
ix. Living DAVIS, b. April 06, 1931.
x. Living DAVIS, b. February 22, 1933.
xi. Living DAVIS, b. June 17, 1935.
xii. Living DAVIS, b. May 19, 1937.
xiii. HARRY DAVIS, b. March 13, 1941; d. March 17, 1941. HARRY DAVIS: Died of birth defect.


SARAH BROOKSIE DAVIS (dau of CUG LYCURGUS JEFFERSON, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born March 30, 1881 in poss Llano TX, and died July 16, 1920 in Uvalde Co. She married GEORGE H. BROWN December 21, 1901 in Bandera Co., TX, son of JOHN BROWN and MARTHA JANE. He was born March 18, 1866 in Comfort TX.
SARAH BROOKSIE DAVIS: Burial: Vanderpool Cem, Bandera Co., TX. (Small stone "Broxie Brown and 3 infants")
Bandera Co Cen 1910: Brown Geo H ,42, marr. 1 for 10 yrs, TX,TN, TN; Brooksie wife 29, had 6 ch, 5 living, Tx, TX, TX; Byrnes, son 8; John son 7; Willie dau 3; E____ son __; Ider dau 6 mos.(More info on Brooksie on the BROWN page)

Children of SARAH BROOKSIE DAVIS and GEORGE BROWN are:
i. BRYNES TILLISON BROWN, b. 1902; d. Va Hosp , Kerrville, TX; m. ADDIE, Abilene. BRYNES TILLISON BROWN: Bandera Co Cen. 1910: BT was 8 yrs old
ii. JOHN JEFFERSON BROWN, b. April 06, 1904. Notes for JOHN JEFFERSON BROWN: Found birth recorded & copied. born on Thompson Ranch. Dr Campbell of Utopia TX
iii. EARL BROWN, b. 1906. EARL BROWN: " Earl died at 2 yrs old" Maggie Williams conversation 1986.
iv. WILLIE BROWN, b. November 17, 1908; d. January 03, 2001, Sweetwater, Nolan Co TX; m. ED O STEVENS; b. poss Garland TX. WILLIE BROWN: "Dolly was 3 mos old when Brooksie died. Willie raised Dolly." Maggie said.
v. UNKNOWN BROWN, b. February 18, 1910. Found birth record. No sex listed. live birth. Vanderpool Tx. Dr. V E Duren.
vi. GEORGE LEE BROWN, b. May 14, 1912, near Utopia, Bandera Co TX. GEORGE LEE BROWN: Found birth recorded in Bandera Co. " Died in VA Hosp. Never married. Buried at Campwood TX. Had a bro at Sweetwater TX". conversation Reba Jobes King
vii. UNKNOWN BROWN, b. April 07, 1913; d. July 07, 1913, Utopia, Bandera Co., TX. Found record of death, Bandera Co. , 3 mos old, white Female, died of whooping cough, Dr Clark
viii. ALLY BROWN, b. April 14, 1914. "Ally died at birth" Maggie said in 1986. This baby girl was named after her grand mother Allie Miller Davis.
ix. BEATRICE L. BROWN, b. 1915. " Married Rakie Martin" book at Bandera Lib. ... " Married Mr. Coffey in San Antonio TX" Maggie said.
x. DOLLY BROWN, b. February 1920; d. 1938; m. possibly Mr. BAKER." Dolly was raised by Willie, married at 16, had a baby girl and died at 18 of blood poison, probably at Sweetwater, TX.". Maggie said.


MARION A. DAVIS (son of CUG LYCURGUS JEFFERSON, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born May 08, 1882 in poss Llano TX, and died May 24, 1942 in Junction, TX. He married MAGGIE PETTY June 28, 1903 in Bandera Co. TX, daughter of JIM PETTY and FRANCES SCHOONOVER. She was born Abt. 1880. Notes for MAGGIE PETTY: "Maggie Petty was sister to Joshway (Sham) Petty and James Petty ". said Rosa E. Jobes. Marriage Notes for MARION DAVIS and MAGGIE PETTY: Have copy of Marr record: Marr. 1-28-1903 by J. B. O'Bryant, JP of Bandera Co Tx. Filed 1-31-1905 by Sam O'Bryant, Co. Clerk.

Children of MARION DAVIS and MAGGIE PETTY are:

i. CLAUDE EDGAR DAVIS, b. Abt. 1909; d. Abt. 1920. CLAUDE EDGAR DAVIS: Burial: Junction TX.
ii. ALTON LEE DAVIS, b. April 02, 1904, Bandera Co., TX. ALTON LEE DAVIS: Found his birth record. "He had many sons". Maggie williams said.
iii. PEARL DAVIS, b. Abt. 1906, poss Junction TX.
iv. UNKNOWN DAVIS, b. Abt. 1911; m. O GARRY.
v. UNKNOWN DAVIS, b. Abt. 1914; m. JOHN ELVINS.


EMMA ROSETTA DAVIS (dau of CUG LYCURGUS JEFFERSON, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born June 15, 1884 in poss Bandera Co., TX, and died May 25, 1964 in San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX at the home of her grand daughter Mrs. J. Hill.
She married (1) JAMES NEWTON PETTY January 25, 1905 in poss Bandera Co., TX, son of JIM PETTY and FRANCES SCHOONOVER. James was born Abt. 1867 in AR, and died Abt. 1917. (James Petty's sister (Maggie Petty) married Marion Davis.) (Marion was Emma's brother.)
She married (2) FRANK JOHN FRANKLIN MCKINNEY May 27, 1920 in poss Sabinal, Uvalde Co., TX, son of WILLIAM MCKINNEY and MATTIE PETTY. He was born September 26, 1891 in poss Live Oak Co TX, and died July 15, 1960 in Uvalde Mem. Hosp. 7 pm Fri. (I am not sure how Mattie Petty is kin to James N. Petty..)
EMMA ROSETTA DAVIS: Burial: Hillcrest Cem, Uvalde, Uvalde Co, TX.
JAMES NEWTON PETTY: Burial: Vanderpool Cem.
Bandera Co., TX Marriage Notes for EMMA DAVIS and JAMES PETTY: Have copy of Marr record: Married 1-25-1905 by W. J. O'Brien, JP of prec .#4, Bandera Co Tx. Filed 1-31-1905 by Sam O'Bryant, Co. Clerk.
FRANK JOHN FRANKLIN MCKINNEY: I have Frank's obit from Uvalde Leader news. SRC
Frank walked with a bad limp. Seemed something was wrong with one of his hips. Story was... Frank was standing behind a big truck while loading sheep to take to market. Somehow the truck rolled back over him. In all the years that I knew him, I don't remember hearing him complain. In this world there are some people that travel through and don't leave 'footprints'. Frank McKinney left large 'bootprints'. His life and actions will be remembered a long time. S.R.C.
FRANK JOHN FRANKLIN MCKINNEY: Burial: Hillcrest Cem, Uvalde, Uvalde Co, TX.

Child of EMMA DAVIS and JAMES PETTY is:

i. FRANCES PETTY, b. May 12, 1907, Bandera Co., TX; m. EUGENE GERTRUDE WHALEY; b. April 20, 1910, Anson TX.
Notes for FRANCES PETTY: Have copy of birth cert." Father: James Newton Petty 38 yrs old, farmer, mother: Emma Zetty Davis, 21 yrs old, housewife. Signature of physician: Mrs J F McKinney of Uvalde Tx." ( I believe this is err. Affidavit for birth cert made 6-3-1942 by Mrs J F McKinney) Emma married J F McKinney after Jim Petty died.
" Frances born on Bob Thompson ranch N of Utopia". Maggie said.


MARY ELIZABETH "MOLLIE" DAVIS (dau of CUG LYCURGUS JEFFERSON, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born August 24, 1886 in poss Llano TX, and died December 25, 1958 in Campwood, Real Co, TX.
She married (1) CHARLES JEFFERSON "CHARLEY" FLETCHER September 16, 1904 in Bandera Co., TX, son of ISAAC FLETCHER and VIRGINIA LOUISA. He was born September 09, 1885 in San Saba Co TX, and died March 08, 1914 in Bandera Co., TX.
She married (2) JAMES W. EVANS. He was born Abt. 1860 in poss GA.
Concho Co TX 1920: Evans, James W. age 60, GA; Mary E. age 29, TX; Fletcher, Hollis 12; Isaac 7, stepsons. # 86-168A.
JEFFERSON "CHARLEY" FLETCHER: Bandera Co Tx. death: died near Utopia, TX. 28 yrs & 6 mos. Urimic poison.
Bandera Co TX: Marriages: 9-15-1904 Charley Fletcher to Mollie Davis.
Bandera Co Tx Census 1910: Fletcher, Chas b.1885; Mollie b.1886; James I. b.1906; Wm. H. b.1908. James Virgil b.3-15-1906, William Hollis b.2-18-1908, Herman b.7-7-1910 near Utopia TX, Isaac J. b.12-12-1912 near Utopia TX, to Chas J. Fletcher & Mary E. Davis.
CHARLES JEFFERSON "CHARLEY" FLETCHER: Burial: Jones Cem N of Utopia TX
Marriage Notes for MARY DAVIS and CHARLES FLETCHER: Have ORIGINAL marriage license. Charlie Fletcher to Mollie Davis. marr. 9-16-1904 by W. J. O'Bryant JP, prec #4, Bandera Co TX. Filed 10-31-1904 by L. N. Coffey, deputy; Sam O'Bryant, co. clerk. No.241.

Children of MARY ELIZABETH DAVIS and CHARLES FLETCHER are:

i. LOUISE FLETCHER, b. 1905. (No family history of this infant.)
ii. JAMES VIRGIL FLETCHER, b. March 15, 1906, Campwood, Real Co., TX; d. July 03, 1982, San Angelo TX; m. THELMA DAWSON, September 02, 1928.
iii. WILLIAM HOLLIS FLETCHER, b. February 18, 1908, Bandera Co., TX; d. 1987; m. (1) LELIA FRANCES CARTER; m. (2) FLORENCE MYRTLE CURRY, April 17, 1927.
iv. ALICE MAY FLETCHER, b. Abt. 1910; d. Abt. 1910. "Born abt 1910 & died at 6 mos." said Frances Fletcher. (No records found)
v. HERMAN FLETCHER, b. July 07, 1910, Bandera Co., TX; d. November 25, 1911, Bandera Co., TX. Found record Bandera Co TX: Herman d.11-25-1911 near Utopia TX of Typhoid, age 4 mos & 18 days;
vi. ISAAC JEFFERSON FLETCHER, b. December 12, 1912, Bandera Co., TX; d. Abt. 1978.
(Aunt Mollie had 6 children, 3 died as infants. I do not remember any family mention of this. SRC)


JAMES HENRY DAVIS (CUG LYCURGUS JEFFERSON, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born March 12, 1889 in poss Llano TX, and died December 11, 1978. He married ROSA LEE ROSIE BELL Abt. 1909 in poss Brady, TX, daughter of THOMAS TOM BELL. She was born July 28, 1890, and died April 28, 1937.

Children of JAMES DAVIS and ROSA BELL are:

i. NEWT DAVIS, b. November 18, 1910.
ii. WILLARD LEE BILL DAVIS, b. May 31, 1912; d. December 12, 1987.
iii. TAMMIE FAYE FANNIE DAVIS, b. May 13, 1914, Bandera Co TX; m. MCMURREY; b. Abt. 1912. Notes for TAMMIE FAYE FANNIE DAVIS: Found her birth record.
iv. LOUISE ALLIE DAVIS, b. October 20, 1916; m. HOFFMAN; b. Abt. 1914.
v. ZELMA PEARL DAVIS, b. January 24, 1918; m. MAGILL; b. Abt. 1916.
vi. RETA BELLE DAVIS, b. October 06, 1921; d. June 06, 1986; m. CURLEE; b. Abt. 1919.
vii. Living DAVIS, b. 1926;


ROSA ETHEL (ROSIE) DAVIS (dau of CUG LYCURGUS JEFFERSON, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born May 02, 1892 in Bandera Co., TX, and died April 19, 1959 in Uvalde Co,. Texas.

She married (1) JOHN MADDOX, date of birth unknown, death suspicious/disappeared.

She married (2) FRED ARCHIBALD JOBES September 22, 1918 in Menard, Menard Co., TX, son of SAMUEL JOBES and NANCY ALLEN. He was born June 18, 1892 in Junction City, Kimble Co., TX, and died August 23, 1953 in Uvalde, Uvalde Co., TX of self inflicted gunshot to heart.

(Granpa had threatened suicide for many years. No one believed him. He had very poor eyesite, almost blind since a young man. I have his bilfold and drivers license. It says he had blue eyes, was 5 ft. 7 in. and wt. 127 lbs. I also have his suicide note. It is very hard for a family to accept a suicide. There are many questions: Why? What could I have done?) SRC

ROSA ETHEL ROSIE DAVIS: Burial: April 21, 1959, Hillcrest Cem.,Uvalde,Uvalde Co,. Texas (Double stone marker set 1977 by SRC.)

Notes for her husband JOHN MADDOX: Grannie said John had a sister living in Rocksprings, Mrs. Jim Hunter. She went to see her to ask if she knew where John was. The sister told Rosie to go home and forget him that he was no good and had been in trouble with the law. John disappeared before little Johnie was born in the winter of 1912. Rumor was that Cug and another man killed John because John was going to tell the Sheriff that Cug and the other man had murdered a man. Found no records in Bandera County to support. SRC

FRED ARCHIBALD JOBES: Burial: August 25, 1953, Hillcrest Cem., Uvalde, Uvalde Co., TX by his wife Rosie.

Child of ROSA DAVIS and JOHN MADDOX is:

i. JOHN L. MADDOX, b. December 24, 1912, Utopia, Uvalde Co., TX; d. July 27, 1931, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX;

m. CLEFTA _______ , May 10, 1931, Crystal City TX; b. May 05, 1913, poss D'Hanis TX; d. August 24, 1971, Pinon, NM.
JOHN L. MADDOX: Worked for Mr. Campbell on a dairy near Uvalde. Johnie is buried in Old Uvalde Cem., turn left at entrance, make first right turn, he is on left with cement curb around his grave. My Grannie shed many tears about losing her only son so young. Till she died, she had a small shoe box with personal things related to him. A tiny baby shoe, a dingy handkerchief, a pencil written poem, a letter he wrote to her and the last letter she wrote to him, asking why didn't he write. (Stone marker set in 2000 by SRC.)

< Children of ROSA DAVIS and FRED JOBES are:

ii. REBA ALLENE JOBES, b.10-22-1921,/d. 1-4-2006 4:10 PM, Hondo, Medina Co., TX. Reba had died of pneumonia. Reba had CHF and COPD. She was 83 and had smoked for years.

iii. IMOGENE EMMA JOBES, b. September 26, 1924, Sabinal, Uvalde Co., TX; d. November 19, 1988 Garland, TX, bu. in Garland Cem. Imogene did not have children. She had a favorite nephew who visits her grave.;

m. (1) LOUIE W. HOOT GIBSON, November 22, 1941d. ________________ . Hoot is buried: Old Uvalde Cem., Uvalde, TX.

m. (2) IVAN COPPAGE; b. November 24, 1920/d.1993 bu. next to Imogene in Garland Cem;


iv. FRANKIE LAVERNE JOBES, b. July 29, 1926, Menard, Menard Co., TX; d. 1-4-98 4:30 PM, Uvalde, Uvalde Co,. Texas;

m. WARREN WILLIAM MARTIN, December 23, 1943; b. Abt. 1924/d. ____, buried Jones Cem. near Utopia, TX.

(Frankie had cripling arthritis which began in 1957. Frankie donated her body to science for study, then was to be cremated. She has stone marker shared with her grandson Darrell and sister Reba in the Vanderpool Cemetery set May 2006 by SRC.)
(Granpa wanted a boy child but had 3 girls. He called Frankie "PETE" and treated her like a boy. She followed him around and he made her help care for his horses. She would open the gates, carry water and feed, and use the curry brush.)


FORT DAVIS (CUG LYCURGUS JEFFERSON, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born November 01, 1894 in poss LLano, TX, and died September 17, 1979 in Kerrville, Kerr Co., TX.
He married (1) PEARL BELL June 30, 1916, daughter of THOMAS TOM BELL. She was born Abt. 1892, and died Abt. 1978.
He married (2) MINNIE ______ Abt. 1930.
He married (3) RENA Ezell Abt. 1945. Rena was b.6-6-1907. She died after 1996 __________ in Canton, TX of Lymphoma.
FORT DAVIS: Fort died in Sid Pete. hospital in Kerrville TX. He was a Methodist. Owner of 5 points barbershop.
(He divorced Pearl in Brady TX, Divorced Minnie in Hondo TX. said Rena 2-11-1996.)
When Fort died, Rena moved to her home town of Canton TX. They are both buried there.
FORT DAVIS: Burial: Westey Chapel Cem., Canton, TX
Notes for RENA: When Rena died, her son was living in Ft Worth and he sent me some old photos of Fort Davis in his barber shop. SRC>

Children of FORT DAVIS and PEARL BELL are:

i. FLORENE LORENE DAVIS, b. Abt. 1923; d. Abt. 1981, poss San Antonio TX; m. PETE SMITH.
ii. WANDA JEAN DAVIS, b. 1925; d. poss Glendale AZ; m. POWELL.


LEN DAVIS (CUG LYCURGUS JEFFERSON, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born October 26, 1897 on Bob Thompson Ranch 7 mi N of Utopia, Bandera Co., TX, and died November 08, 1977 in Uvalde, Uvalde Co,. TX.

He married SARAH RUTH STITTS October 09, 1920, daughter of MARTIN STITS and MARY LIZZIE. She was born 1903, and died 1992.
LEN DAVIS: Have copy of Len's birth cert. Len was a great trapper of wild animals. He hunted all over South and West Texas. He was buried in a panther hide vest. He killed the panther, skinned it and had the hide treated.
LEN DAVIS: Burial: Concan Cem., Uvade Co., TX
SARAH RUTH STITTS: 1910 Uvalde Co Tx Census: on Sabinal Rd.: Stits. Martin A., 53; Lizzie 38, Ark; Josie _ ; Sarah Lou 7; ( his parents b. in Poland) 15-129-1B More About SARAH RUTH STITTS: Burial: Concan Cem., Uvade Co., TX.

Children of LEN DAVIS and SARAH STITTS are:

i.Living DAVIS,
ii. Living DAVIS.
iii. Jencie Lee DAVIS, b.----, d----- in Colo.
iv.________ .
v. _______
vi. _______
vii. ________
viii. _______


LON DAVIS (CUG LYCURGUS JEFFERSON, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born October 26, 1897 in Bandera Co., TX /D._________. He married MABLE BOYKIN August 11, 1920. Mable b. __________ /d. 11-20-1990.
LON DAVIS and MABLE BOYKIN: Burial: Campwood, Real Co., TX.

Children of LON DAVIS and MABLE BOYKIN are:

i. ___ DAVIS.
ii. ___ DAVIS.
iii. ____ DAVIS
iv. ____ DAVIS
v. ____ DAVIS
vi. ____ DAVIS
vii. ______ DAVIS
viii. ________DAVIS


MAGGIE MAE DAVIS (CUG LYCURGUS JEFFERSON, DAVID FORT, ISAAC) was born May 02, 1900 in Bandera Co., TX, and died January 1987 in Uvalde, Uvalde Co, TX, Burial: Campwood Cem., Real Co., TX.

She married (1) WILLIAM L. WARD December 21, 1919 in Sabinal TX, Uvalde Co TX, son of WILLIAM WARD and MARY E. He was born December 1890 in Coral Co TX, and died Abt. 1955 in Uvalde Co., Burial: Barksdale Cem., Edwards Co TX.

She married (2) JOHN WILLIAMS February 19, 1945, son of EMMA SMITH. He was born March 11, 1908 in Montell, Uvalde Co., TX, and died August 05, 1958 in Campwood, Real Co., TX, Burial: Campwood, Real Co., TX.

WILLIAM L. WARD: I called him Uncle Will. " Family moved to Vance when Will was 2 yrs old. He died of respiratory failure on the way to Uvalde Hosp." Maggie Williams said.

MAGGIE DAVIS and WILLIAM WARD: " They were married by a 'Rubbin" doctor, justice of the peace." Maggie Williams said.
JOHN WILLIAMS: John was injured in WWII & drew a pension. He had a problem with alcohol abuse. Occupation: mechanic. He had a brother: Bill Hawkins.
Real Co death cert: coronary thrombosis. SS# 527-03-8127.

Children of MAGGIE DAVIS and WILLIAM WARD are:

i. LEWIS FRANKLIN (Pookie) WARD, b. Abt. 1925, Del Rio, Val Verde Co. Tx/d._______; m. Living STANDIFER;

ii. BARBARA JEAN WARD, b. Abt. 1922;
m. (1) PETE LACEY; b. Abt. 1920;

m. (2) ED FORD; b. Abt. 1919.
BARBARA JEAN WARD: Barbara was pregnant several times. Something always happened. She had 1 live birth while in Houston Tx. She brought the tiny white casket in the back seat of her car to Campwood for burial. SRC


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