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Help me Find The Davis Family

Posted: 1348604424000
Classification: Query
Looking for any information on Davis Family in LaFourche.

The family starts with Henry Davis Jr est born 1864-1866-married to Malvina Reed-Davis 1870. They had the following children (Felton Davis 1884, Edgar Davis 1887, Harry Davis/MY LINE m. Virgina Davis 1889-They had a son named Edgar Davis who was my Grandfather, Andrew Davis 1890 m. Anna Davis, Houston Davis 1894, Oscar Davis 1896, Arthur Davis 1898-1970 m. Lovetta Davis, Jessie Davis 1899-1983 m. Madeline , Malvina Davis 1901, Ethel Davis 1902-1919 m. Rodney Prosper)
Henry had two sisters(Matilda, Adeline)-grandmother was named Syliva Smith/lived with parents in 1870 census. 1880 census with father and step mother. 1900-1910 w/wife and kids. 1920 was a widow had dau. Malvina and grandson(Felton Prosper, son of his dau. Ethel)he lived down the street from the Prosper family on Abby Road. It was said that Henry and his son's worked at the Abby Plantation-I know for a fact that Harry son (Edgar-my grandfather work there)
Any information on this family would be appreciated.

Re: Help me Find The Davis Family

Posted: 1357061374000
Classification: Query
Louisiana Marriages
Name: Henry Davis
Spouse: Malvina Reed
Marriage Date: 14 Feb 1884
Marriage Place: Lafourche
Source Information:
Hunting For Bears, comp.. Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.
Original data: Compiled from a variety of sources including original marriage records located in Family History Library microfilm, microfiche, or books. Original marriage records are available from the Clerk of the Court where the marriage license was issued

1900 census
Name: Henry Davis
Age: 36
Birth Date: May 1864
Birthplace: Louisiana
Spouse's Name: Malvina Davis age 30 Jan. 1870
Marriage Year: 1884
Years Married: 16

Name: Harry Davis
Age: 11
Birth Date: Jan 1889
Birthplace: Louisiana
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Henry Davis age 36
Father's Birthplace: Louisiana
Mother's Name: Malvina Davis age 30
Mother's Birthplace: L A
Folton 15 abt 1885, Edgard 13 1887, Harry 11 1889
Andrew 9 1891, Houston 6 1894, Oscar 4 1896
Arthur 2 1898 , Jessie 6/12 1899
Victoria Williams niece age 16 March 1884
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Police Jury Ward 5, Lafourche, Louisiana; Roll: 567; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0030; FHL microfilm: 1240567.

Name: Henry Davis
Age in 1870: 4
Birth Year: abt 1866
Birthplace: Louisiana
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Post Office: Thibodaux

Henry Davis Sr. age 41 1829
Peggy 35 abt 1835
Emma 8 1862, Matilda 6 1864, Henry Jr 4 1866
Sylva Smith age 65 abt 1805 VA

Name: Henry Davis SR
Age in 1870: 41
Birth Year: abt 1829
Birthplace: Mississippi

Name: Peggy Davis
Age in 1870: 35
Birth Year: abt 1835
Birthplace: Louisiana
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Ward 1, Lafourche, Louisiana; Roll: M593_516; Page: 382B; Image: 283; Family History Library Film: 552015.

la marriages ??
Name: Henry Davis
Spouse: Peggy Taylor
Marriage Date: 21 May 1870
Marriage Place: Lafourche

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