Priscilla Williams1

#5784, b. 28 Feb 1819, d. 29 Jan 1895
Last Edited:9 Jul 2017

Children of Priscilla Williams and Absalom Davis

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthPriscilla Williams was born on 28 Feb 1819 at DE.2,3,4,5
MarriageShe married Absalom Davis, son of William J Davis and Celia R (--?--), possibly on 28 Feb 1837, at Kent County, DE. Note that a later marriage bond found in the Delaware archives was dated 25 Feb 1841. This date seems more "official" but doesn't fit as well with the births of two children dated ca 1838-1840. Additional research is needed to reconcile these dates.6,1
Census1850Priscilla Davis (given age 25) was enumerated on the 1850 Census with her husband, Absolem Davis (given age 30), living in the household of Absalom was a farmer., at Henry Township, Fulton County, IN.7
Census1860Pricilla Davis (given age 45) was enumerated in the household of her husband, Absalom Davis (given age 49), on the 1860 Census at Henry Township, Fulton County, IN.8
Census1870Pricilla Davis (given age 50) was enumerated on the 1870 census in the household of her husband, Absalome Davis (given age 55), living in Henry Township, Fulton County, IN. Absalome was a farmer, with real estate valued at $4250 and personal property of $1502. Pricilla could not read or write.9
Census1880Percilla Davis (given age 60) was enumerated as the wife of Absolom Davis (given age 64) on the 1880 Census, living in Henry Township, Fulton County, IN.3
DeathPriscilla Williams died at age 75 on 29 Jan 1895.5,2
BurialShe was buried at Omega Cemetery in SW of Akron, Fulton County, IN. The GPS location of the grave is 41.015409235881, -86.070907451293.5,10

Citations:

  1. [S1219] DE. Kent County. Marriage bond. Public Archives Commission, Delaware Public Archives, Dover, Kent, DE, USA.
  2. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S533] 1880 U.S. Census. IN. Fulton County. population schedule.
  4. [S834] 1900 U.S. Census. IN. Fulton County. population schedule.
  5. [S341] Unknown author. "Family group sheets from Grandma's Indiana trip, ca1980."
  6. [S1223] A. L. Kingman. Combination Atlas Map of Fulton County, Indiana: compiled, drawn and published from personal examinations and surveys by A.L. Kingman. Rochester, IN: Fulton County Historical Society, 1883 (1975 reprint).
  7. [S836] 1850 U.S. Census. IN. Fulton County. population schedule.
  8. [S837] 1860 U.S. Census. IN. Fulton County. population schedule.
  9. [S838] 1870 U.S. Census. IN. Fulton County. population schedule.
  10. [S979] BillionGraves.com. Website. Online http://www.billiongraves.com
  11. [S503] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Obituaries, The Rochester Sentinel. Tombaugh House : 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538, 1998.
  12. [S508] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Obituaries, The News-Sentinel. Tombaugh House : 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538, 1996.