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Ruffin Thomas Davis
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Birth: 1841
Death: Jan. 2, 1925
Person County
North Carolina, USA

Son of Major Davis and Mary Bowles Davis.

Married to Mildred Clayton around 1866.

Ruffin and Mildred were the parents of:
James A Davis
Selena Frances Davis Burch
Jesse Warren Davis
William Ruffin Davis
David Lewis Davis
Lemuel Potter Davis
Charles Tausley Davis
John Thomas Davis
Nora Davis Lee
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1850 United States Federal Census
Name: Ruffin Davies
Age: 8
Birth Year: abt 1842
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: Person, North Carolina
Gender: Male
Family Number: 773
Household Members: Name Age
Magar Davies 54
Mary Davies 43
George W Davies 17
Deveriank Davies 13
Marmaduke J Davies 10
Ruffin Davies 8
Magar Davies 3
William Davies 1

1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Ruffin Davis
Age in 1860: 16
Birth Year: abt 1844
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1860: Person, North Carolina
Gender: Male
Post Office: Mount Tirzah
Household Members: Name Age
Major Davis 64
Mary Davis 54
Devro Davis 24
John Davis 20
Ruffin Davis 16
Major Davis 14
William Davis 12
George Davis 28
Euphouma Davis 18

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles
Name: Ruffin Davis
Residence: Person County, North Carolina, North Carolina
Age at enlistment: 18
Enlistment Date: 5 May 1861
Rank at enlistment: Private
Enlistment Place: Person County, North Carolina
State Served: North Carolina
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, North Carolina 24th Infantry Regiment on 05 May 1861.
Birth Date: abt 1843
Sources: North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster

North Carolina, Marriage Collection, 1741-2004
Name: Ruffin Davis
Gender: Male
Spouse: Mildred Clayton
Spouse Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 14 Dec 1864
Marriage County: Person
Marriage State: North Carolina
Source: Record of this marriage may be found at the Family

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Ruffin Davis
Age in 1870: 27
Birth Year: abt 1843
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1870: District 4, Webster, Kentucky
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Vandersburg
Household Members: Name Age
Ruffin Davis 27
Millard Davis 25
James Davis 4
Francis Davis 2

1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Ruffin Davis
Age: 37
Birth Year: abt 1843
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1880: Kitchen, Hopkins, Kentucky
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mildred Davis
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members: Name Age
Ruffin Davis 37
Mildred Davis 35
James Davis 14
Salina Davis 11
Jessee Davis 9
Wm. Davis 6
David Davis 4
Lemuel Davis 1

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Ruff W Davis
Home in 1900: Roxboro, Person, North Carolina
Age: 59
Birth Date: Oct 1840
Birthplace: North Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Spouse's Name: Mildred Davis
Marriage Year: 1866
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 34
Household Members: Name Age
Ruff W Davis 59
Mildred Davis 52
Lemiel P Davis 21
Charlie Davis 19
John Davis 16
Nora Davis 13

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Ruffin Davis
Age in 1910: 67
Birth Year: abt 1843
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1910: Roxboro, Person, North Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mildred Davis
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Household Members: Name Age
Ruffin Davis 67
Mildred Davis 65
Charles T Davis 28
John Davis 25

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Jas R Davis
Age: 78
Birth Year: abt 1842
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1920: Roxboro, Person, North Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mildred Davis
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Home owned: Own
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Jas R Davis 78
Mildred Davis 74

North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1975
Name: Ruffin Davis
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 84
Marital status: Widowed
Occupation: Farmer
Birth Date: 12 Oct 1840
Birth Place: Person
Death Date: 2 Jan 1925
Death Location: Roxboro, Person
Father's Name: Major Davis
Mother's Name: Polly Bowls
Cause of death: Bronchopneumonia
Informant: Dave Davis, Rt 4, Roxboro NC 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mildred Clayton Davis (1845 - 1921)
 
 Children:
  James A Davis (1866 - 1953)*
  Selena Frances Davis Burch (1870 - 1957)*
  Jesse Warren Davis (1871 - 1940)*
  William Ruffin Davis (1873 - 1962)*
  William Ruffin Davis (1873 - 1962)*
  David Lewis Davis (1876 - 1935)*
  Lemuel Potter Davis (1878 - 1925)*
  Charles Tausley Davis (1880 - 1947)*
  John Thomas Davis (1884 - 1930)*
  Nora Davis Lee (1886 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Davis Family Cemetery
Roxboro
Person County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Grave 23
 
Created by: 4losthistory
Record added: Jun 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38116495
Ruffin Thomas Davis
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Ruffin Thomas Davis
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