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Robert Harris DAVIS
Mary Lewis "Polly" ROBARDS
Husband:  Robert Harris DAVIS
Birth:  ca. 1775, VA
Death:  16 Sep 1818, Mercer [now Boyle] Co., KY
Historical Event:  said to have been a juror in the infamous JACKSON-ROBARDS divorce case
Father:  Cyrus DAVIS
Mother:  Sarah "Sally" HARRIS
Marriage:  27 Dec 1797, Mercer Co., KY
Wife:  Mary Lewis "Polly" ROBARDS
Birth:  1778, Goochland Co., VA
Death:  6 Sep 1829, Mercer [now Boyle] Co., KY
Father:  William ROBARDS, Jr.
Mother:  Elizabeth Pleasants COCKE
Children born in Mercer [now Boyle] Co., KY:
1.  Cyrus Addison DAVIS, b. ca. 1800
2.  Robert Augustine DAVIS, b. ca. 1803
3.  Mary Jane R. DAVIS, b. 15 Jan 1815
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Kentucky, Virginia

Sources (n.b., Boyle Co. was formed in 1842 from Mercer and Lincoln Cos.):

1.  Anon.  1891.  Portrait & Biographical Album of Sangamon County, Illinois.  Chapman Bros., Chicago (online at the Sangamon County ILGenWeb site at RootsWeb.com):
John Caldwell, the second son of the Honorable William Caldwell and father of our subject [Ben F. Caldwell], was born near Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Ky., January 21, 1807.  About 1827 he removed to Carrollton, Greene County, Ill., and there on January 23, 1834, he was married to Mary Jane R. Davis.  That lady was born in Boyle County, Ky., January 15, 1815.  Her grandfather, Cyrus Davis, was born in Wales in 1726, and married Sally Harris.  They emigrated to Boyle County, Ky., where both died, the husband February 21, 1811, and the wife some time previously.  Their son, Robert Harris Davis, was born in Virginia about 1775 and on December 27, 1797, married Mary Lewis Robards, who was born in Goochland County, Va., about 1778.  Mr. Davis died in Boyle County, Ky., September 16, 1818, and his widow passed away in the same county September 6, 1829.  When their daughter, afterwards Mrs. Caldwell, was a young lady she went on horseback from Danville, Ky., to Tallahassee, Fla., returning by the same route and continuing on to Carrollton, Ill., a trip of 2,000 miles...

2.  Messages in the Robards Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

3.  Messages posted to the ROBARDS Surname Board (online at Ancestry.com).

4.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org).

5.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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