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Archibald DAVIS
Matilda KURTZ
Mary McCHESNEY
Husband:  Archibald DAVIS
Birth:  1807, Black Lick Twp., Indiana Co., PA
Death:  16 Apr 1893, Blairsville, Indiana Co., PA
Disposition:  buried Blairsville Cemetery, Blairsville, Indiana Co., PA
Occupation:  butcher
Office:  Justice of the Peace
Religion:  Methodist Episcopal
Father:  William DAVIS
Mother:  Phebe LAWRENCE
Marriage-1:
Wife-1:  Matilda KURTZ
Birth:  12 Aug 1808, PA
Death:  ca. 1849
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Jonathan KURTZ (1766-1857)
Mother:  Elizabeth SAILOR (1776-1875)
Marriage-2:
Wife-2:  Mary McCHESNEY
Birth:  6 Jun 1819, PA
Death:  27 Jul 1896
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m1. Mr. CULBERTSON
Father:  Andrew McCHESNEY (1783-1864)
Mother:  Mary HENDERSON (1794-1868)
Children with Matilda KURTZ — born in Blairsville, Indiana Co., PA:
  1.  William DAVIS, b. 1831/2; d. 19 Sep 1897
  2.  Elizabeth B. ["Lizzie"?] DAVIS, b. 1832/3
  3.  Stewart Archibald DAVIS, b. 9 Jul 1839
  4.  Matilda DAVIS, b. 1841/2; m. Rev. A.R. CHAPMAN (M.E.)
  5.  Mary E. DAVIS, b. 1844/5; m. I.N. HUGHES (almost certainly Isaac Newton)
  6.  Agnis / Agnes May DAVIS, b. 1848/9; d. 10 Sep 1852, Blairsville
These two children are attributed to our subjects, but neither one shows up with them in either the 1840 or 1850 census:
.  Phoebe / Phebe Jane DAVIS, b. 17 Feb 1837; d. 19 Mar 1918, Blairsville
.  James A. DAVIS, b. Mar 1845; d. 28 Aug 1899

In the 1850 census, the only James DAVIS about this age in Blairsville is a son of David DAVIS.

Children with Mary McCHESNEY — born in Blairsville, Indiana Co., PA:
  9.  Edward DAVIS, b. Oct 1850; m. Mary M. PEASE (1851- )
10.  Margaret "Maggie" DAVIS, b. Nov 1852
11.  Arabella DAVIS, b. 13 May 1853; d. 30 Oct 1854, Blairsville
12.  Eliza / Elzora DAVIS, b. 4 Nov 1854; d. 1895; m. John William HILL (1854-1930)
13.  Clara DAVIS, b. 1855/6; m. Mr. BOYD
14.  Martha "Mattie" DAVIS, b. Jan 1859; d. Oct 1936, Leechburg, Armstrong Co., PA; m. Samuel McCUNE (1840-1907)
15.  [Frances] "Fannie" DAVIS, b. 1860/1; m1. Mr. BARNS; m2. Jacob C. BLAKE (1852- )
16.  Frank Culbertson DAVIS, b. Jan 1864; d. 2 Dec 1926, Blairsville; m. Annie HOTHAM (1865- )
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Sources:

1.  John Alexander Caldwell.  1880.  History of Indiana County, Pennsylvania, 1745-1880.  Wadsworth Publ. Co., Newark, OH (online at freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~treasures/pa/indiana/):
Chap. 55
p. 369
ARCHIBALD DAVIS was born on the old Davis homestead, in what is now Black-lick township, in 1807, and was a son of William and Phebe Davis, nee Lawrence...  William and Phebe Davis’ children were... Archibald, m. first to Matilda Kurtz, d., daughter of Jonathan Kurtz, and second to Mrs. Mary Culbertson, nee McChesney...  Archibald has been a justice of the peace for twenty-eight years.  He has been connected with the M. E. church since 1829.  Our subject’s children were:  William, Stewart, m. in 1864 to Amanda Devinney; Elizabeth, m. in 1858 to Rev. Benjamin F. McMahon (M.E.), d. in 1862 [n.b., its Benjamin, not Elizabeth, who died in 1862]; Matilda, m. to Rev. A.R. Chapman (M.E.); Mary, m. to I.N. Hughes; Edward, m. to Mary Pease; Margaret, Elzora, m. to John W. Hill; Clara, Martha, Fannie and Frank C.  Stewart and William have been in company of their father since 1861...

2.  1830 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #X; official enumeration date 1 Jun 1830; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1830 - - Co. - Twp. Roll - p. - Ln. - - - -
These data indicate:

3.  1840 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #11-12 of 14; official enumeration began 1 Jun 1840; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 PA Indiana Co. Borough of Blairsville Roll 463 pp. 32B-33A Ln. 5 Archd Davis 110 201 - 010 011 0003000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1835-1840 = Stewart (b. 1839)
1 male 5-9 1830-1835 = William (b. ca. 1832)
2 males 15-19 1820-1825 = ?
= ?
1 male 30-39 1800-1810 = Archibald (b. 1807) 
1 female 5-9 1830-1835 = Elizabeth (b. 1833/4)
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = ?
1 female 30-39 1800-1810 = Matilda (b. 1808)
3 persons employed in manufactures and trades

4.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #24 of 28):  Blairsville Borough, Indiana Co., PA, Roll M432_785, p. 77B, 1087/1092, enumerated 28 Aug 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Archibald Davis 43 M   Justice of Peace 1600 Pa
Mary        " 30 F      800 Do
Elizabeth   " 16 F       Do
Steuart     " 11 M       Do
Matilda     "  8 F       Do
Mary        "  5 F       Do
Mary        "  1 F       Do
Listed next to Hugh M. DAVIS.  Where's William?

5.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #19 of 26):  Blairsville P.O., Borough of Blairsville, Indiana Co., PA, Roll M653_1116, p. 46A, PN 19, 141/135, enumerated 4 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Archibald Davis 53 M   Butcher $6,000 $1,100 Pennsylvania
Mary        " 41 F      1,000   Do
William     " 28 M   Butcher     Do
Stewart     " 20 M         Do
Matilda     " 18 F         Do
Mary E      " 14 F         Do
Agnis M     " 11 F         Do
Edward      " 10 M         Do
Margaret    "  8 F         Do
Eliza       "  6 F         Do
Clara       "  4 F         Do
Martha      "  1 F         Do

6.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2-3 of 27):  Blairsville P.O., Blairsville Borough, Indiana Co., PA, Roll M593_1350, pp. 97B-98A, PN 2-3, enumerated 20 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
17 17 McMahan L 36 F W Keeping h     Penna
    _______ John 11 M W At school     "
    _______ Casius  9 M W "     "
    ____ Davis W 38 M W Butcher     "
    Davis Archeb 63 M W Retired Butcher 5000 6000 "
18 18 _____ Mary 50 F W       "
    _____ Mary 24 F W       "
    _____ Edward 19 M W Butcher     "
    _____ Margaret 17 F W At School     "
    _____ Elzorn? 15 F W "     "
    _____ Clara 13 F W "     "
    _____ Mattie 11 F W       "
    _____ Fannie  9 F W       "
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    Davis Frank   6 M W       Penna

7.  1880 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #

Find-a-Grave: Entries (online at findagrave.com):
Name Archibald Davis - -
Birth 1807 - -
Death 1893
Indiana Co., PA
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Note - - -
Burial Blairsville Cemetery
Blairsville, Indiana Co., PA
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Inscription ARCHIBALD
1807 — 1893
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Father - - -
Mother - - -
Spouse - - -
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Memorial # 117257118 - -
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