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Edward DAVIS
Mary ADAMS
Husband:  Edward DAVIS
Birth:  1773, VA probably Wythe Co., VA
Death:  5 Apr 1844, Howard Co., MO
Father:  James DAVIS
Mother:  Hannah RAMSEY
Marriage:  19 Oct 1801, Christian Co., KY
Migration: 1818/19, to Howard Co., MO
Wife:  Mary "Polly" ADAMS
Birth:  ca. 1782, VA
Death:  5 Apr 1844, Howard Co., MO
Father:  James ADAMS
Mother:  Agnes WILSON
Children:
born in Christian Co., KY:
  1.  (Child A) DAVIS, b. ca. 1802
  2.  Joseph DAVIS, b. 14 Jan 1804 
  3.  Jane DAVIS, b. 1805
  4.  (Child B) DAVIS, b. ca. 1807
  5.  (Child C) DAVIS, b. ca. 1809 could he be John DAVIS, b. 15 Nov 1810, KY?
  6.  Edward S. DAVIS, b. ca. 1811
  7.  William DAVIS, b. 11 Sep 1813
  8.  Mary DAVIS, b. 1810-20
  9.  Thomas A. DAVIS, b. 1816-18

born in KY or MO:
10.  Benjamin R. DAVIS

born in Howard Co., MO:
11.  Sarah Elizabeth DAVIS, b. 1820-25

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Kentucky, Missouri, Virginia

Sources:

1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Davis, Edward Adams, Polly Oct 19, 1801 Christian Co.

2.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1800 (Broderbund CD-312):
1800 Tax List Davis, Edward KY Christian Co.

1810 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #56 of 65 mistakenly indexed as being in Hopkinsville; official enumeration date 6 Aug 1810; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1810 KY Christian Co. Roll 9 p. 108A/489/597 Ln. 5 Edward Davis 30010-20010-01
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
3 males 9 or under 1800-1810 = Son
= Son
= Joseph (b. 1804) 
1 male 26-44 1765-1784 = Edward (b. 1773)
2 females 9 or under 1800-1810 = Jane (b. 1805)
= Daughter A
1 female 26-44 1765-1784 = Mary (b. ca. 1782) 
1 slaves all ages by 1810 = ?

'Under Construction' sign.
Christian County, Kentucky, Tax Rolls, 1797-1816.  Heritage Quest, Microfilm No. V20-72 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Year District Dates of 
Receiving
Lists
Persons Names 
Chargeable with
the Tax
A B C D E F G Acres Watercourse In Whose Name
Entered
In Whose Name
Surveyed
In Whose Name
Patented
1st 2nd 3rd
1797 - 29 Aug 1797 Davis Edward 1   - - 4 - - - - - - - - -
1798 - - - -   - - - - - - - - - - - -
1799 - - Davis Edward 1 - - - 8 - - - - - - - - -
1800 - - Davis Edward 1 - - - 7 - - - 133 - Little R E Davis Same -
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- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Legend for numerical data [grey indicates that particular datum was not taken that year]:  A = White Males 21 or over; B = White Males 16-20; C = Blacks over 16; D = Total Blacks; E = Horses & Mares (gelded male horses and female horses); F = Stud Horses (intact male horses); G = Rate of Covering (stud fee, in dollars); 1st/2nd/3rd refer to 1st Rate, 2nd Rate, or 3rd Rate land.

Family Group Sheet of James DAVIS & Hannah RAMSEY  by Anthony Lee Rockefeller, dated 27 Jan 1986 (purchased from Yates Publishing, Stevensville, MT). 

.  Anon.  1986.  Family Histories, 1797-1986. Christian County Genealogical Society, Hopkinsville, KY, p. 149. Biographical sketch of James DAVIS

WorldConnect (online at RootsWeb.com).

.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: Ancestral File (AF).

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