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Samuel Harrison Davis
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1853
Death: Aug. 26, 1923

By Grace B. Puckett

Samuel H. Davis (1853-1923) m. 1873 Susan Jane Bradberry (1852-1947), res Gwinnett and are buried at Rock Springs Methodist Church Cemetery. Susan Jane (Bradberry) Davis told many stories of experiences during the War Between the States. The family had many hardships but was able to survive smallpox and the flu of 1918. Issue:
I. Octavia Davis. m Morticue Hayes; issue:
A. Ira Hays d young.
B. Early Hays. M #1 Belle Beck; m #2 Julia Thompson.
C. Oren Hays m Berdie Clark; issue; Agnes J.W., and Ruth Hays
D. Aslee Hays m Will Duran; issue: Arnold. Olivia. Doris. Gladston. and
Geneva Duran.
E. Marlow Hays m Sally Stephens; issue: Margaret Hays
F. Alma Hays d age 8
G. Clara Hays m Harry Stenborg.
H. Rev. Jesse Hays m Marie Buice; issue: Sidney and Shirley Hays.
I. J.D. Hays m Evelyn Woodward
J. Irene Hays m Larry Gurley; issue: Everett and Elise Gurley.

II. Oliver Davis m Flonnie Streetman; issue
A. Floy Davis.
B. Dewey Davis m Hattie Westbrooks.
C. Edwin Davis m Jewel Freeman.
D. Buleah Davis m #1 Cora Rowland; m #2 Ora TItshaw.
E. Tilman Davis m #1 Maybell Lancaster; m #2 Nell O'Kelly.
F. Thomas Wade Davis (a twin) d young
G. Orabell Davis (twin) m Owen Royals.
H. Wynona Davis m ________ O'Kelly.
I. Vernon Davis m Frances Rainwater.

III Lizzie Davis m Reap Bailey.

IV. Avie Davis (1880-1968) m 1900 J. Andrew Pruitt (18731912) both bur.
Rock Springs Methodist ; issue:
A. Mary Jane Pruitt b 1900 m 1922 John Calvin Burel
B. Paul Pruitt. d. infancy.
C. Willie Rowe Pruitt m Guyera Burnett
D. Arlon Lafayette Pruitt m grace king

V. Etta Davis m Wheeler Lyles; issue:
A. Susie Lyles m Charlie Bailey.
B. Lucy Lyles m Floyd Tatum; issue:
1. Joe Tatum m Frances Marsangale.
2. Harold Tatum m Pat Ivy.
3. Lavern Tatum m Amon Roebuck
4. Johnnie Tatum m Ann Sealy
C. Samuel Lyles, wounded in WWII, never married
D. John Lyles m #1Louise Bennett; m #2 Virginia Gaddis
E. Wheeler Lyles Jr. m Clyde Scott.

VI. Hester Davis m #1 _______ Cain; m #2 Quill Bruce; issue
A. Davis Bruce.
B. A.Q. Bruce
C. Montine Bruce m Rowe Pugh
D. Doris (Doc) Bruce m ______ ______

VII. John Davis m Ada Hope

VIII. Calvin Davis m Maude Hall; issue;
A. Lester Davis m Nema Roebuck Peavy;
1. Randal Davis
2. Victor Davis.
B. Doris Christine Davis m William Otis Adams
1. Doris Linda Adams m #1 Sam Edwards; m #2 James Roland
C. Larry Davis, d young
D. Julia Davis m Forest Adams
1. Penny Adams m Virgil Parks.

IX. Lausha Davis. A veterinarian. m Delvie Roebuck; issue
A Vivian Davis m J.C. Ashworth;
1. J.C. Ashworth Jr.
2. Margaret Ashworth
3. Madge Ashworth.
B. Allene Davis m Webb Heard
1. Martha Heard
2. Joe Heard
3. Johnny Heard
C. Eva Davis m Red Skinner
1. Barbara Skinner
D. Geneva Davis, d young
E. Frances Davis m Rudolph Wheeler;
1. Pamela Wheeler
2 Timothy Wheeler
F. Hulon Davis m Lucy ______
G. Virginia Davis m Carlton Maddox
H. Sarah Davis m Junior Pool
I. Jimmy Davis m Faye Nelson
J&K. Twins Billy and Betty Davis.
L. Betty Davis m #1 William Thompson; m #2 Hubert Gunter.
M. Grace Davis m F. Higgins.

X. Binnie Davis (1895-1930) m Ora Johnson (1893-1973);
A Lou Ina Davis m Clemet Ashworth
B. Cleborn Davis, killed in WWII, m Bessie Coggins.
C. Gaynelle Davis m ______ Doudy.
D. Florence Davis m Jab Pugh

XI. Dussie Davis m James Conner
1. Harrison Conner. 
Family links: 
  William Jeremiah Harrison Davis (1827 - 1908)
  Amanda Caroline McGee Davis (1826 - 1883)
  Susan Jane Bradberry Davis (1852 - 1947)
  William Oliver Davis (1876 - 1959)*
  Avie Florence Davis Pruett (1880 - 1968)*
  Henrietta Davis Liles (1882 - 1954)*
  Eunice Hester Davis Bruce (1884 - 1918)*
  Calvin Washington Davis (1889 - 1963)*
  Lawsha Gibson Davis (1891 - 1952)*
  Edward B. Davis (1895 - 1930)*
  Susan O. Davis Conner (1897 - 1961)*
  Sanford McCager Davis (1847 - 1908)*
  Orthnile McPherson Davis (1849 - 1913)*
  Samuel Harrison Davis (1853 - 1923)
  Early L C Davis (1867 - 1890)*
  Ernest Alvin Davis (1882 - 1956)**
*Calculated relationship
Rock Springs UMC Cemetery
Gwinnett County
Georgia, USA
Maintained by: Howard Boone
Originally Created by: Flying Eagle
Record added: Sep 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15625412
Samuel Harrison Davis
Added by: Tanya Studstill Long
Samuel Harrison Davis
Added by: Flying Eagle
Samuel Harrison Davis
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- Tanya Studstill Long
 Added: Apr. 22, 2011

- Tannie1958
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