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 Jemima Matilda “Tilly” <I>Murphree</I> Davis

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Jemima Matilda “Tilly” Murphree Davis

Birth
Pendleton, Anderson County, South Carolina, USA
Death 6 Aug 1896 (aged 90)
Yalobusha County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Coffeeville, Yalobusha County, Mississippi, USA
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Memorial ID 106729846 View Source

Died at age 90.

Parents:
David Murphree (1760-1836).
Jemima Cornelius (1772-1860).

Married Benjamin Lassiter on July 1, 1822 in Jefferson County, Alabama. Jemima was 15 years old. Their child:
Serena Elizabeth Lassiter (1823-1870). Died at age 47. See below.
Married Seaborn David Davis in 1826. Jemima was 20 years old. Their children:
Rebecca Jane Davis (1827-).
David Murphree Davis (1828-). Unable to locate cemetery.
Editha Frances Davis Tabb (1831-1917). Died at age 86. See below.
Martin Herman Davis (1833-1907). Died at age 73. See below.
Rowland Chester Davis (1835-1892). Died at age 56. Memorial #25095821.
Elizabeth Tabb Davis (1837-1920).
Jemima Matilda Davis Coker (1839-1918). Died at age 78. See below.
Seaborn Pascal Davis (1841-1861).
Bethany Margaret Davis (1842-1913).
Martha Molena Davis Murphree (1845-1881). Died at age 35. Memorial #86076926.
Susan Malinda Davis Newman (1847-1894). Died at age 47. See below.
James Soloman Davis (1849-1927). Died at age 78. See below.
Alexander Ellsbury Davis (1851-1941). Died at age 89. See below.

In 1850 Jemima was living North of the Yalobusha River, Yalobusha, Mississippi. Jemima was 42 years old and married to Seaborn Davis.

Jemima married at age 16 (to Benjamin Lassiter), was a mother at 17 (Serena Elizabeth Lassiter), a widow at 18 (Benjamin died), remarried at age 20 (to Seaborn Davis, her first love), gave birth to 12 more children, reared at 14th child (a grandchild), and was a widowed head of household for the last 30 years of her life.


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