Posted by: Beth | September 6, 2013

MRIN-76 Absalom Davis and Allie Fair Guffey

Absalom Davis and Allie Fair Guffey

My 5th great grandparents

MRIN-76

Please keep in mind that this is research in progress. I am working on gathering as many of the documents, stories and pictures as possible to put together as much of an accurate story about their lives as I can. Don’t take anything as fact until it is verified.

Absalom Davis

  • Born: 03 Jun 1797 in Sevier County, Tennessee
  • Married: 17 Feb 1820 in Wayne County, Kentucky to Allyfair Guffey
  • Died: 30 Sep 1858 in Alpha, Clinton County, Kentucky
  • Age: 61
  • Cause of Death: Fever
  • Buried: in the Davis Chapel Cemetery located near Alpha, Clinton County, Kentucky
  • Parents: Robert Davis and Avararilla/Ararilla Wood

Allie Fair Guffey

  • Cemetery marker has her as “Sally E. Davis”. It is not her original marker and the only source I’ve seen yet with that name.
  • Born: 03 Jan 1802 in Kentucky
  • Married: 17 Feb 1820 in Wayne County, Kentucky to Absalom Davis
  • Died: 10 Mar 1876
  • Age: 74
  • Cause of Death:
  • Buried: in the Davis Chapel Cemetery located near Alpha, Clinton County, Kentucky
  • Parents: Ephriam Guffey and Sarah Sally Denny

Their 14 Children:

  1. William F. Davis (1820-1882)
  2. Sallie Ann Davis (1822-1863)
  3. Ceburn Jefferson Davis
  4. Miles H. Davis (1826-1859)
  5. John R. Davis (1828- after 1901)
  6. Allie Fair Davis (1829-1910)
  7. Avarilla / Ararilla C. Davis (1831- after 1901)
  8. Thomas O. Davis (1833- after 1901)
  9. Martha E. Davis (1835-1881)
  10. Contant E. M. Davis (1836- after 1901)
  11. Margaret M. Davis (1839-1891)
  12. Absalom B. Davis (1841-1923)
  13. Mary E. Davis (1846- after 1901)
  14. Nancy M. Davis (1846-1918)

Sources:

    1. Find A Grave Memorial# 65823376, Cemetery marker for Sallie E. Guffey Davis
    2. Find A Grave Memorial# 65823305, Cemetery marker and partial obituary for Rev. Absalom Davis
    3. Kentucky Marriages, 1802-1850
    4. Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953
    5. 1850 Census, District 1, Clinton, Kentucky, Roll: M432_197; Page: 160A; Image: 134
    6. The Davis Family of Kentucky – 3 pages from an unknown book
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Responses

  1. I am the ggreagrandaughter of Cumberland Davis of White Co Tn my grandmother was Susie F. Davis Blaylock

  2. I am a direct decendent of James Davis


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