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William DAVIS
Sarah Ann JENNINGS
Husband:  William DAVIS
Birth:  3 Mar 1782, VA or KY
Death:  19 Jan 1846, Hinds Co., MS
Disposition:  buried Davis-Holliday Cemetery, near Learned, Hinds Co., MS
Marriage:  3 Oct 1803, Christian Co., KY
Wife:  Sarah Ann JENNINGS
Birth:  6 Feb 1786, KY
Death:  22 Apr 1860, Hinds Co., MS
Disposition:  buried Davis-Holliday Cemetery, near Learned, Hinds Co., MS
Father:  John JENNINGS
Mother:  Rachel __?__
Children:
born in Christian Co., KY
  1.  Frances DAVIS, b. 18 Aug 1804; d. 1863/4, Hinds Co., MS; m. 21 Aug 1817, Lawrence Co., MS, Isaac B. AINSWORTH
  2.  Rachel DAVIS, b. 9 Dec 1806; m. Larkin Cleveland JORDAN
  3.  Clement DAVIS, b. 18 Jan 1808; d. 18 Nov 1881, Hinds Co., MS; m1. 5 Sep 1828, Lawrence Co., MS, Martha Ann HERRIN; m2. Mary E. SHELTON

born in LA:
  4.  Virginia DAVIS, b. 1810/11; m. Henry W. GRIFFITH

born in Hinds Co., MS:
  5.  John Jennings DAVIS, b. 25 Jun 1813; d. Nov 1863, Clarke Co., MS; m1. Indiana WOOD, d/o Elbert WOOD & Lettie HAYDEN (d/o Allen HAYDEN & Lydia BUSH); m2. Sarah Ann WOOD (1820-1846), d/o Elbert WOOD & Lettie HAYDEN; m3. 24 Dec 1850, Hinds Co., MS, Mary Appleton WEATHERSTON (1826-1862)
  6.  Altezara/Allicere DAVIS, b. 28 Oct 1815; m. 6 Jun 1836, Hinds Co., MS, Hugh McCALL
  7.  Thomas Jefferson DAVIS, b. 5 Apr 1818; d. Feb 1871, Brazos Co., TX; m1. 11 Aug 1842, Hinds Co., MS, Sarah Ann KELLEY (1824-1843), d/o Littleton KELLY; m2. Elizabeth KELLY (1822-1854)
  8.  Isaac Grubbs DAVIS (M.D.), b. 12 Jan 1820; m. 31 Aug 1843, Hinds Co., MS, Elizabeth RIGGIN, d/o John J. RIGGIN & Susannah KENT; to Caldwell Co., TX
  9.  James Avery DAVIS, b. 15 Dec 1822; d. 23 Nov 1857, Hinds Co., MS; m. 6 Dec 18??, Hinds Co., MS, Nancy C. MELLON (1825-1854)
10.  Armadilla DAVIS [female], b. 22 Mar 1826; d. 5 Jul 1838, Hinds Co., MS
11.  Sarah Ann DAVIS, b. 20 Nov 1828; m1. Christopher B. BINION (1822-1853); m2. Enoch M. HOLLIDAY
12.  William DAVIS, Jr., b. 6 Feb 1831; d. 1 Sep 1833, Hinds Co., MS

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Sources:

1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Davis, William Jennings, Sarah Oct 3, 1803 Christian Co.

2.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1810 (Broderbund CD-313).  Please see my WARNING regarding use of this database (the numerical data have the genders switched).  No William DAVIS in Christian Co., KY.  Below are the only William DAVIS records in LA on this CD.  There are no Hinds Co., MS, records on this CD. 
1810 Census Davis, William LA Baton Rouge Parish p. 126 01100-0002000
1811 Petition List Davis, William LA Louisiana Terr.    
Even with the genders corrected, these numbers do not remotely reflect our subject's family, so unless the numbers in the census-record are incorrect, our subject does not appear to be the William DAVIS in Baton Rouge Parish.

3.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1820 (Broderbund CD-314):  no Hinds Co., MS, records on this CD.

4.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1830 (Broderbund CD-315):  no Hinds Co., MS, records on this CD..

5.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1840 (Broderbund CD-316):
1840 Census Davis, William MS Hinds Co. p.  16
1840 Census Davis, William MS Hinds Co. p.  22
1840 Census Davis, William MS Hinds Co. p. 196
1840 Census Davis, William MS Hinds Co. p. 202
1841 Davis, William MS Hinds Co.  
1845 Davis, William MS Hinds Co.  

6.  1850 Census Index/Microfilm (online at GenealogyLibrary.com):  Jackson, Hinds Co., MS, p. 180B, 941/941, enumerated 14 Nov 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Sarah Davis W 64 F Planter 3000 Ky
The "W" apparent indicated "widow" (used similarly in other entries).  Listed next to son, Clement DAVIS, who is listed next to her son, John J. DAVIS, who is listed next to her son, John A. DAVIS, in one direction; and, in the other directions, listed next to her daughter, Rachel (DAVIS) JORDAN.  Also in the county, daughters Frances (DAVIS) AINSWORTH, Virginia (DAVIS) GRIFFITH, and Altezara/Allicere (DAVIS) McCALL.  Daughter Sarah (DAVIS) BINION is in Louisiana.

7.  WorldConnect (online at RootsWeb.com).

8.  Broderbund.  World Family Trees.  Vol. 4, Pedigree #1073.

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