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Hosea Alexander Davis, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1799
South Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1880
Marion County
Mississippi, USA

Died of pneumonia, attended by Doctors Hart and Hudnall. When taken ill, Hosea was on a visit to his daughter, Elnora Davis Luter and he attempted to ride horse back to his home, but was forced to stop enroute at his son, Jesse Crawford Davis, where he died. He is buried near his old home site, about three miles south of Kokomo.

Married Ellender Seale 09 May 1822, Marion County, Mississippi. Ceremony performed by James Thigpen. Ellender is the daughter of Eleanor Hazeltine and Joshua W. Seale.

Children: Daniel James Davis (1823-1843), Charles Bullock Davis (1824-1898), Thomas Seale Davis (1827-1838), Esther Ellen Davis Magee (1829-1901), Linna Elizabeth Davis (1831-1838), Zabon Franklin Davis (1833-1863), Martha Jane Davis Bass (1835-1871), Jesse Crawford Davis (1838-1916), Sarah Ann Melissa Davis Bickham (1840-1863), Hosea Alexander Davis, Jr. (1842-1872), Samantha Ann Davis Kemp (1844-1938).

Married Frances Smart 27 Jan 1848, Marion County, Mississippi. Ceremony performed by Lemuel Lewis. Frances is the daughter of Jane Perkins and John Smart.

Children: John Smart Davis (1850-1878), Andrew Fuller Davis (1851-1929), Josea Edmond Davis (1853-1925), Elmirah Caroline Davis (1855-1857), Elnora Emmaline Davis Luter (1855-1880).

Married Esther Barnes (widow of Sampson Augustus Pope) 21 Apr 1859, Marion County, Mississippi. Esther is the daughter of John and Lydia Barnes

Married Alpha Permelia Phillips (widow of Augustus Washington Sheppard, daughter of Charles and Cynthia Peacock Bryant Phillips) 20 Oct 1874. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Zabon Frances Davis (1773 - 1845)
  Esther Bullock Davis (1775 - ____)
 
 Spouses:
  Elender Seale Davis (1805 - 1845)
  Frances Smart Davis (1822 - 1857)
  Esther Barnes Pope (1803 - 1872)
 
 Children:
  Charles Bullock Davis (1824 - 1898)*
  Esther Ellen Davis Magee (1829 - 1901)*
  Zabon Franklin Davis (1833 - 1863)*
  Jesse Crawford Davis (1838 - 1916)*
  Sarah Ann Melissa Davis Bickham (1840 - 1863)*
  Hosea Alexander Davis (1842 - 1872)*
  John Smart Davis (1850 - 1878)*
  Andrew Fuller Davis (1851 - 1920)*
  Josea Edmond Davis (1853 - 1925)*
  Elnorah Emmaline Davis Luter (1855 - 1880)*
  Martha Davis Bass (1925 - 1965)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hosea Alexander Davis (1799 - 1880)
  Zacheus David Davis (1803 - 1845)*
  Volley Barlow Davis (1807 - 1863)*
  Elva Magee (1808 - 1879)*
  Levennia Davis Magee (1810 - 1900)*
  Josea Davis (1812 - 1886)*
  Navy Davis Douglas (1816 - 1878)*
  Emily Davis Bailey (1818 - 1886)*
  Zillah East Davis Pittman (1821 - 1889)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hosea Davis Cemetery
Marion County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: M. Sanford
Record added: Jun 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19843048
Hosea Alexander Davis, Sr
Added by: Gwen Langley Pittman
 
Hosea Alexander Davis, Sr
Added by: Gwen Langley Pittman
 
Hosea Alexander Davis, Sr
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This site was great to find. I'm the 5th generation descendent of Samantha Davis Kemp. My compliments to the person who designed this site! My email is znznnr@gmail.com.
- Zandra Zenner
 Added: Dec. 11, 2011

- Mary Lewey
 Added: Oct. 25, 2010
Daughter Samantha Ann Davis Kemp Find-a-grave # 41972497
-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 25, 2010
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