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Capt Gabriel Jones Davie
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1836
Marion (Montgomery County)
Montgomery County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1907
Nevada
Collin County
Texas, USA

Fought in Civil War Arkansas Company C. Married third time to Flora Bell Sheppard, b. 3/10/1857 Quachita Parish, LA. Had several children, all born at Nevada, Tx.

Gabriel Davie was the grandson of William R. Davie, General in the American
Revolution, Governor of North Carolina and founder of the University of North
Carolina. G.J. moved to Arkansas in 1860, enlisted in Company C of the
Confederate Army Second Arkansas Mounted Infantry in 1861 under McCullough and
went to Corinth in 1862. He was at the Reorganizaion after Second Corinth and
was Captain of Copmpany B Second Kentucky. He was wounded with two sabre
strokes at Elkhorn, received a shotgun wound at Oak Hill on Wilson Creek, and
surrendered under Taylor in Louisiana.
He graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in Civil
Engineering, moved to Nevada, Texas, and followed his chosen profession of
Engineer. Davie laid off the town of Nevada and was paid for his work with the
gift of a choice lot which he gave to the Methodist congregation for a church.
(He was a Baptist). He was appointed postmaster of Nevada, Texas, on Dec. 18,
1893. He taught school at Prairie Grove. He was survived by nine children at
his death. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Flora Bell Sheppard Davie (1857 - 1893)*
 
 Children:
  James McIntosh Davie (1861 - 1949)*
  Eliza Monette Davie Shipp (1871 - 1904)*
  Thomas Marion Davie (1875 - 1934)*
  Cornelia Davie Mastin (1876 - 1963)*
  Roland Gooch Davie (1882 - 1944)*
  Mary Bell Davie Smith (1884 - 1950)*
  Hallie D Davie Monroe (1888 - 1980)*
  Gabe J. Davie (1890 - 1911)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old South Church Cemetery
Nevada
Collin County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sara Holt
Record added: Aug 06, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5670544
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Davie, Gabriel Jones-Born:Mar.8,1836 Montgomery Co., Tenn.Died:Jan.8,1907 Nevada, Texas Buried:Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Nevada, Texas--Service Unit:Co.C-2nd Ark.Inf.Secret Service-Confederate Veteran Magazine:v.16, p.48 & VII
- Paul V. Isbell
 Added: Aug. 27, 2012
Caot, Davie was my paternal great-grandfather.
- Sara Davie
 Added: Jul. 14, 2009

- Marc & Donna
 Added: Mar. 31, 2006
 
 
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