Joseph Claiborne Davis

Joseph Claiborne Davis

Male 1846 - 1926  (79 years)

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  • Name Joseph Claiborne Davis 
    Born 6 Aug 1846  Norfolk, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Burial 1926  Blandford Cem, Petersburg, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 1926  Petersburg, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Died 2 Jan 1926  Danville, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I20935  mytree
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2022 

    Father William Thomas Davis,   b. 6 Feb 1817, Gloucester, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1888, Petersburg, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Tayloe Corbin Beale,   b. 21 Jul 1815, Hague, Westmoreland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1859, Boydton, Mecklenburg, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 23 Dec 1837  [3
    Family ID F7711  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Eleanor Holmes,   b. 11 Jan 1852, Ivor, Southampton, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1912, Danville, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Children 
    +1. William Holmes Davis,   b. 25 Feb 1873, Petersburg, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     2. Joseph Claiborne Davis,   b. 25 Sep 1875,   d. 18 Jun 1876  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    +3. Mary Eleanor Davis,   b. 26 Nov 1876, Petersburg, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1957, Portsmouth, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    +4. Henry Woodhouse Davis,   b. 15 Sep 1878, Petersburg, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1936, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     5. Richard Beale Davis,   b. Sep 1883, Berlin, Southampton, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1906, Philippines Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F7735  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Aug 1846 - Norfolk, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1926 - Blandford Cem, Petersburg, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1926 - Petersburg, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jan 1926 - Danville, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Joseph Claiborne Davis enlisted as the age of 14 in the 1st Company, Richmond Howitzers, C.S.A. He was wounded twice, captured, and not released until he took the oath of allegiance at the end of the war, 20 Jun 1865, at Hart's Island, New York harbor.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p507.

    2. [S57] Find A Grave.

    3. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p505.


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