James Mitchell Davis

TO JIM DAVIS' PLACE

Grandview, Cherokee CO, NC

Family Group of

James Mitchell "Jim" Davis b 26 Apr 1841 Haywood CO, NC d 12 Apr 1923 Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
occupation - farmer
military service - Cpl. CO G, 3rd TN Mtd Inf Regt, USA Civil War (photo link)
James Mitchell "Jim" Davis' death certificate
son of Reason & Sevilla Davis* of Hanging Dog, Cherokee CO, NC

m 22 Oct 1860 Cherokee CO, NC by Harmon Lovingood, JP TO

Elizabeth Lourena "Lou" McDonald b 1 May 1843 Cherokee CO, NC d 1 Aug 1927 Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
dau of James Lewis McDonald* & Jemima "Mina" Lavina Deaton* of Hanging Dog, Cherokee CO, NC

issue: (Lou was listed as mother of 13 with 10 alive in 1910 census.)
1(M) Frank W. Davis b 7 Dec 1861 d 4 Nov 1948 Cherokee CO, NC (per dc) buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

2(M) Clem Davis b 2 Apr 1863 Cherokee CO, NC d 11 Jul 1919 Murphy, Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m (1) 27 Apr 1886 Cherokee CO, NC TO
Phoebe Lovingood b 13 Mar 1860 NC d ca 1890 buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m (2) 25 Oct 1891 Cherokee CO, NC by G. W. C. Lovingood, JP TO
Sarah Josephine Nicholson b 27 May 1864 NC d 20 May 1924 Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

3(F) Sarah Ann Davis b ca 1865 (TN or NC?) d
m TO
Bob Lovingood b d

4(M) James "Jim Turk" Mitchell Davis, Jr. b 4 Jul 1867 NC d (date unk) buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m ca 1888 TO
Sarah Jane Adams b 2 Sep 1861 AL d 23 Dec 1942 buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

5(F) Mary Jane Davis b 4 Mar 1870 Cherokee CO, NC d 18 Apr 1933 Cherokee CO, NC (per dc) buried Grape Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m 6 Jan 1885 Cherokee CO, NC by H. Lovingood at James Davis' home, wit: H. M. Lovingood, Geo. Heifner, & Pink Sneed, TO
Andrew "Andy" Neal Lovingood b 27 Feb 1863 Cherokee CO, NC d 20 June 1930 Murphy, Cherokee CO, NC (per dc) buried Grape Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
Andrew "Andy" N. Lovingood's death certificate

6(F) Lily Davis b 1877 NC d
m 20 Oct 1895 Cherokee CO, NC TO
Egyptian Moses Ashe b d

7(F) Cordelia "Delia" Magdalene Davis b 10 Mar 1879 Cherokee CO, NC d 31 Dec 1926 McMinn CO, TN buried Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Englewood, McMinn CO, TN
m (1) 2 Sep 1894 Cherokee CO, NC by G. W. C. Lovingood, JP TO
Reuben Cook b 17 Aug 1874 NC d 18 Jan 1897 buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m (2) 23 June 1899 Cherokee CO, NC by E. R. Tredaway, Mag. TO
William Harvey Sneed b 4 Nov 1874 Cherokee CO, NC d 8 Apr 1929 McMinn CO, TN buried Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Englewood, McMinn CO, TN

8(M) Felix Eli Davis b 24 Oct 1880 [per tombstone; per draft 29 Oct 1882] Cherokee CO, NC d 7 Jan 1949 Morganton, Burke CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
Felix Eli Davis' WW I draft card
m 10 Aug 1905 Cherokee CO, NC by J. H. Hampton, Mag, at J. H. Mintz's home, wit: Robert Allen, G. I. Hogsed, & J. S. Crowe, all of Unaka, Cherokee CO, NC, TO
Amie May Mintz b 29 Aug 1887 NC d 22 July 1912 buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

9(M) Festus Uriah "Fess" Davis b 10 Apr 1884 NC d 20 Mar 1978 Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
Festus Uriah "Fess" Davis' WW I draft card
m 8 Nov 1903 Cherokee CO, NC by J. S. White, JP TO
Sarah Ella "Ellie" Wilson b 8 June 1888 d 13 Nov 1954 buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

10(F) Mertie Belle Davis b Aug 1887 NC d
m ca 1904 TO
Harvey Wilson b ca 1882 NC d

11(M) Jacob "Jake" Forney Davis b 3 June 1890 [per bc; per draft 3 May 1887] Grandview, Cheokee CO, NC d 3 Sep 1967 Murphy, Cherokee CO, NC (per dc) buried Moss Cemetery, Marble, Cherokee CO, NC
Jacob "Jake" Forney Davis' WW I draft card
m 11 Jan 1909 Cherokee CO, NC by J. H. Hampton, MG, wit: W. H. Kephart, Robert Allen, & F. E. Davis, TO
Julia Savilla Mintz b 26 Apr 1894 Cherokee CO, NC d 27 Oct 1890 Andrews, Cherokee CO, NC buried Moss Cemetery, Marble, Cherokee CO, NC

12(?) b (uncertain number for these children) d

13(?) Davis b d

Many thanks to the following cousins and researchers who helped so much with the family above: Ernest and Gladys Wallace, Page Wester, and Bill Allen (deceased)!

* great-great-great-grandparents of Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

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