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Charles Augustus DAVIS
Nancy Margaret BUSH
Please Note:  people are mixing up our subjects with a Charles Alexander DAVIS (1826-1883) who allegedly married a Nancy Margret BUSH (1823-1901).  Given the birthyears and their different complement of children, these are clearly two different couples with an amazing coincidence of names.
Husband:  Charles Augustus DAVIS
Birth:  1838/9, KY
Death apparently:  1870s
Occupation:  farmer
Father probablyThomas DAVIS
Mother probablyElizabeth DeCOURSEY
Marriage Bond:  14 Feb 1860, Falmouth, Pendleton Co., KY
Marriage Ceremony:  16 Feb 1860, home of Simeon BUSH, Pendleton Co., KY, by Wm. LANCASTER
Wife:  Nancy Margaret BUSH
Birth:  31 May 1842, Pendleton Co., KY
Death apparently:  1870s
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Simeon Shearer BUSH (1809-1895)
Mother:  Nancy Smith THORNTON (1820-1895)
Children:
born in KY, presumably in Falmouth, Pendleton Co., KY:
1.  James Robert DAVIS, b. 18 Nov 1860; d. 6 Nov 1949, Fairview, Major Co., OK: m. 14 Mar 1880, Coles Co., IL, Jennie E. WALKER (1854-1936)

born in IL, probably in Pleasant Grove Twp., Coles Co., IL:
2.  Nancy Margaret/Margret DAVIS, b. 20 Nov 1862; d. 28 Dec 1948, Bloomington, McLean Co., IL; m1. 1880, George William FORD; m2. 24 Aug 1897, Clark Co., KY, Isaac BEALL/BELL (c1844-1902); m3. 1920, Spencer S. ALLEN (1855-1938)
3.  William Franklin "Frank" DAVIS, b. 28 Aug/Sep 1869; d. 1965; m. 16 Dec 1903, Blaine Co., OK, Hulda BALZER (1882- )

Nancy's obit has her born in Falmouth, KY.

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Illinois, Kentucky, Oklahoma

Sources (n.b., Pendleton and Kenyon Cos. are adjacent):

1.  Kentucky County Marriages, 1797-1954 (online at FamilySearch.org):

2.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Charles DAVIS (æ 12, b. KY) is living in Kenton Co., KY, with his parents (q.v.).  Nancy BUSH (æ 9, b. KY) is living in Pendleton Co., KY (p. 344B), with her parents, Simeon BUSH (æ 39, b. KY) & Nancy (æ 29, b. KY), plus siblings.

3.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #98 of 256):  Falmouth P.O., Pendleton Co., KY, Roll M653_392, p. 538, PN 109, 723/723, enumerated 3 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1860:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 13
723 723 Charles A Davis 21 M   Farm Work 200 Ky / /
    Nancy       " 18 F       " /  

4.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #40 of 40):  Campbell P.O., Pleasant Grove Twp., Coles Co., IL, 153/149, enumerated 23 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Davis Charles 35 M W Farmer   100 Kentucky  
_____ Nancy 30 F W Keeping house     Kentucky  
_____ Robert 10 M W       Kentucky  
_____ Margaret  9 F W       Illinois  
_____ William 11/12 M W       Illinois Aug

5.  1880 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find Charles or Nancy.  A quick search did not turn up the children, either, though all are known to have survived.

6.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

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