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Andrew Gibson DARBY
Sarah Jones DAVIS
Husband:  Andrew Gibson DARBY
Birth:  8 May 1807, NC
Death:  8 Mar 1891, Brentwood, Contra Costa Co., CA
Father:  Daniel DARBY
Mother:  Elizabeth GIBSON
Marriage:  31 Dec 1829, Boone Co., MO
Wife:  Sarah Jones DAVIS
Birth:  18 Jul 1812, Fairview?, Christian [now Todd] Co., KY
Death:  1896, Brentwood, Contra Costa Co., CA 
Father:  Isaac DAVIS, Sr.
Mother:  Sarah "Sally" CLARK

Do we really know that Sarah was born in Fairview?  Or did someone just slip that in to enhance the family legend that we are related to Jefferson DAVIS (who was born in Fairview in 1807/8)?  But if she was born in Fairview, what is the documentation?

Children born in MO:
  1.  Joseph Franklin DARBY, b. 8 Jun 1832
  2.  Daniel Gibson DARBY, b. 6 Apr 1833
  3.  John William DARBY, b. 9 Dec 1834; m. Martha NEWTON
  4.  Sarah Elizabeth DARBY, b. 29 Jul 1836; m. William HARRIS
  5.  Patrick Henry DARBY, b. 15 Jun 1838; d. bef. 1850
  6.  George Thomas DARBY, b. 17 Oct 1839; m. Fanny THOMPSON
  7.  Phoebe Woodward DARBY, b. 18 Sep 1841
  8.  Frances Ann DARBY, b. 10 Jul 1843
  9.  Delilah DARBY, b. 1844/5; m. 1 Jan 1861, Solano Co., CA, William SMITH
10.  Rebecca Houston DARBY, b. 27 Dec 1846; d. by 1860
11.  Mary Elyira DARBY, b. 2 Jun 1849; d. by 1860
12.  James Davis DARBY, b. 1 Oct 1851
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, California, Kentucky, North Carolina

Sources (n.b., Scotland Co. was formed from Lewis Co. in 1841):

1.  Family Group Sheet compiled by Georgie Tolleson and Betty Ann (Matthiesen) Cogliati.

2.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Missouri Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-227):
Darby, Andrew Davis, Sally 31 Dec 1829 Boone Co.

3.  1830 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #5 of 10; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1830 MO Boone Co. Rockeyfork Twp. p. 102 Ln. 3 Andrew Darby 000 010 - 000 100
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 20-29 1800-1810 = Andrew (b. 1807)
1 female 15-19 1810-1815 = Sally (b. 1812)
Listed one line below Abner DAVIS and 15 lines above James & Sarah (DAVIS) HICKS

4.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1840 (Broderbund CD-316):  can't find, and I really looked.  The must be living with someone.

5.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #11-12 of 26 indexed "Andrew J. Darby"):  Jefferson Twp., Scotland Co., MO, pp. 121B-122A, 100/110, enumerated 26 Aug 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Andrew ? Darby 43 M   Farmer 2000 N Carolina
Sarah      " 39 F       Kentucky
Daniel G   " 17 M   Farmer   Missouri
John W     " 15 M   Ditto   Ditto
Sarah      " 14 F       Ditto
George     " 11 M       Ditto
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Phoebe Darby  9 F       Missouri
Frances  "  6 F       Ditto
Delila   "  5 F       Ditto
Rebecca  "  3 F       Ditto
Mary     "  1 F       Ditto
Listed two households from James DAVIS (æ 60, b. SC, living alone).

6.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #142 of 190):  Vacaville P.O., Vacaville Twp., Solano Co., CA, p. 338, PN 20, 153/137, enumerated 13 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Andrew Darbey 53 M   Farmer 8000 1000 North Carlina
Sarah Darbey 50 F         Kentucky
John W Darbey 25 M   "     Missouri
George T Darbey 20 M   "     "
Francis Darbey 17 F         "
Delila Darbey 15 F         "
James Darbey  8 M         "
James Diffin 25 M         New York
D Collins 27 M         Kentucky
Listed three households from Henry M. DAVIS (ae 35, b. KY, wife Clu?).

7.  1870 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #130 of 215):  Martinez P.O., Township Three, Contra Costra Co., CA, p. 411A, PN 83, 673/663, enumerated 17 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Darbey Andrew 64 M W Farmer 6400 1100 North Carolina
______ Sarah 54 F W Keeping House     Kentucky
______ James 19 M W At Home     Missouri

8.  LDS.  Family Search: Census Records: 1880 United States (online at FamilySearch.org):
Census Place:  Township 5, Contra Costa, California
Source:  FHL Film #1254064; NARA Film #T9-0064; Pg 694D
  Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Occupation Fa Mo
Andrew G. DARBY Self M M W 72 NC Farmer PA SC
Sarah DARBY Wife F M W 67 KY Keeping house VA VA
Daniel DARBY Son M S W 47 MO Farming NC KY
Peter PERRY Other M S W 28 CAN Farm Laborer CAN CAN

9.  Veterans' Schedules:  U.S. Selected States, 1890 (Broderbund CD-131):  not found. 

10.  Diagrammatic Representation of a Boone Co., MO, Plat Map:  showing patent by our subject. 

11.  Ancestors of Erma Myrle Hansen by Thomas C. Jacobs.

12.  Email from Richard Lee Hansen.

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