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Robert Davis

Robert Davis & Rebecca Singleton

Information for this family was submitted by Sandra Winegar, daughter of Hugh W. Davis

Robert Davis was born on 26 December 1803 in Georgia and died on 20 April 1898 at the age of 94 in Henry County, GA.  Robert was buried in Conkle Cemetery near Mt. Carmel Methodist Church on a through road beyond the Green Mitchell place and Hasting's Bridge Road.  When Robert was 25 he married Rebecca Singleton on 28 Dec 1828 in Henry County, GA.  Rebecca was the daughter of Hezekiah Singleton and Martha.  Rebecca was born on 6 Feb 1814 in Georgia and died in Henry County on 15 April 1883 at the age of 69. Rebecca is also buried in Conkle Cemetery. 

Rebecca Singleton Davis Tombstone

Robert Davis Tombstone

Robert & Rebecca Davis had the following children -

Adeline, b. ca 1831

Emeline, b. 27 Dec 1833

Joseph, b ca 1837

Elizabeth, b ca 1838

Mary, b ca 1839

Jesse F., b 25 July 1845

John Hamilton, b ca 1848

Balsom, b ca 1849

Paulina, b ca 1853

  • Adeline married George Kimball in Henry County, GA on 18 July 1853 when she was 22 years old.

  •  Emeline was born 27 Dec 1833 and married William Alls in Henry County on 29 May 1853 when she was 19. She died in Henry County, GA on 30 July 1902 at the age of 68.  She is buried in Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery (Conkle Cemetery).

  • Joseph was born ca 1837 in Georgia.

  • Elizabeth was born ca 1838 in Georgia.

  • Mary was born ca 1839 in Georgia.

  • Jessie F. was born on 25 July 1845 in Georgia.  Jessie F. Davis first married Nancy.  On 25 July 1886 when Jessie was 41 he married Nancy Farmer.  Jessie died on 29 Aug 1922 at the age of 77. (**It is unknown if these two Nancy's are the same person or two different wives**)

  • John Hamilton was born in May of 1848 in Georgia. 

  • Balsom was born ca 1849 in Georgia.

  • Paulina was born ca 1853 in Georgia.

Second Generation

John Hamilton Davis was born in May of 1848 in Georgia. 

John H. married Eliza Jane Green on 8 Nov 1866 in Henry County, Ga.  She was born ca 1848.  John & Eliza Jane had the following children - Sara B., b ca 1867; James G., b ca 1870; and Charles A. b ca 1872. 

John H. second married Katherine Louisana Price on 11 Jan 1877 in Henry County, Ga when he was 28 years old.  Katherine was the daughter of Elijah E. Price and Mary Eliathah Wesley and was born Sept 1861 in Alabama.  Katherine died in Georgia on 30 April 1915 at age 53 and is buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery in East Point, Ga.  Katherine and John H had the following children - Henry, John Calvin "Cal", Lilla Belle, Percy E., Robert H. (b ca 1878 in Henry County, GA), Riley C. b ca 1879, Mamie b ca 1885, Berry Lawrence (1890-1970), Clarence b ca 1890 and Homer b ca 1894.

John Hamilton Davis died in Georgia about 1931 at the age of 82.  He is buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery in East Point, GA.

Sketch of John Hamilton Davis done by his Grandson, Hugh Davis

John Hamilton Davis

Third Generation

 James G. Davis, son of John Hamilton Davis & Eliza Jane Green had the following children -

Elmer and Sammy


Charles A. Davis, son of John Hamilton Davis & Eliza Jane Green married Fronie ? and had the following children -  Jimmy & Bertha.


Henry Davis, son of John Hamilton Davis & Katherine L. Price, married first Laura and had one child, Robert Davis.   Henry second married Clara and had one child, Perry.


John Calvin "Cal" Davis, son of John H. & Katherine L. Davis, married Pearl and had the following children - Joe, Luther "Luke", Maybelle and Katherine.


Lilla Belle Davis, daughter of John H. & Katherine L. Davis, first married Unknown and had one child, Mattie Ethel.  Lilla Belle second married Dooley and had Lester, Chester and Edward.


Percy E. Davis, son of John H. & Katherine L. Davis, married Goldie and had the following children - Riley, Hunter, Paul, Mary Ellen, Scott, Harry, Lorena, Elvie and Katherine. 


Riley C. Davis, son of John H. & Katherine L. Davis, married Unknown and had one child, Lillian Davis. 


 Mamie Davis, daughter of John H. & Katherine L. Davis married Cates McDougal and had the following children, Zell and Melvin McDougal. Mamie was born in Jan 1885 per the 1900 census.


Berry Lawrence Davis was born on 6 Sept 1890 in Henry Co., GA to John H. & Katherine L. Davis.  Berry Lawrence died in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA on 12 Jan 1970.  He was 79 years old and is buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, East Point, GA.  On 24 Dec 1915 when Berry was 25, he married Grace May Bradshaw, daughter of Charles Fisher Bradshaw & Virginia Gertrude Walden, in Atlanta, Fulton Co., Ga.  Grace was born 15 Jan 1894 in Concord, NC and died in Birmingham, Alabama on 9 May 1970 at the age of 76.

They had two sons - Hugh William & Jack Bradshaw Davis.

B. L. Davis

Grace Bradshaw

Hugh William Davis

Jack Bradshaw Davis


Clarence Davis was born in December of 1890 per the 1900 census.  He married Lucy and they had the following children - Nellie Mae & Fannie Kate Davis.


Homer Davis was born in Sep 1894 per the 1900 census. Homer married Unknown and had the following children - Norton, Elsie, Etheridge and Billy. 




This page was last updated on -09/05/2008

Compilation Copyright 2004-2005

Linda Blum-Barton