Jacob Davis1,2,3

ID# 15993, (abt 1803 - )

Key Events:

Birth: about 1803, Virginia4,5,6
Marriage: 14 Dec 1830, Catherine E. Toot (27 Jul 1810 -7,8,9 )
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot

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Narrative:

     Jacob Davis was born about 1803 in Virginia.4,5,6
     Jacob married Catherine E. Toot, daughter of Adam Toot and Sarah King, on 14 Dec 1830.7,8,9
     Jacob purchased household items totaling $41 at the sale of his wife's father's estate on 5 Nov 1839.10 Jacob and Catherine E. Toot appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 26 Aug 1850, reporting real estate valued at $8000. Their children Warren, Sally and Maria were listed as living with them. There were 15 slaves listed as well.3,11
     Jacob and Catherine appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Danville, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, enumerated 6 Sep 1860, reporting real estate valued at $17,000 and personal estate of $15,000. Their children Sally and Maria were listed as living with them, as are Elizabeth Mechany, age 20, Venetia C. Davis, age 19, Clifton E. Davis, age 17, Federick C. Davis, age 14, and Mary N. Davis, age 12. They would appear to nieces and nephews. Also listed are 17 slaves owned by him, and 24 slaves he is holding for the heirs of John F. U. Davis.12,13
     Jacob appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Danville, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, in the household of George C. Ayres and Maria W. Davis, his daughter and her husband, with his wife, Catherine E. Toot.14
     He was a planter according to the 1850 census, and reported himself as "gentleman" in 1860.15,16

Children:
     Children with Catherine E. Toot:

Citations

  1. [S731] Halifax Co. Marriage Bond Register, bk. 1, pg 133, 14 Ded 1830, Jacob Davis and Catherine E. Toot.
  2. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family", shows name as Jacob Davis.
  3. [S1637] Jacob Davis household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  4. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family", shows year.
  5. [S1637] Jacob Davis household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 47 and state.
  6. [S988] Jacob Davis household, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows age 56 and state.
  7. [S731] Halifax Co. Marriage Bond Register, bk. 1, pg 133, 14 Ded 1830, Jacob Davis and Catherine E. Toot, shows date, with year as 1830.
  8. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family", shows year, as 1833.
  9. [S4477] Will Books, Halifax Co., Virginia, 19:75, Adam Toot will, 24 Jun 1839, shows Catharine Davis as his daughter.
  10. [S4477] Will Books, Halifax Co., Virginia, 19:414-423, Adam Tool sale, 25 Jan 1840.
  11. [S1631] Jacob Davis, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  12. [S988] Jacob Davis household, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
  13. [S989] Jacob Davis, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  14. [S1606] George C. Ayres household, 1870 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
  15. [S1637] Jacob Davis household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, show occupation as planter.
  16. [S988] Jacob Davis household, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows occupation as gentleman.
  17. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, lists him among the other grandchildren of Adam and Sarah Toot.
  18. [S1637] Jacob Davis household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  19. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, lists her among the other grandchildren of Adam and Sarah Toot.
  20. [S988] Jacob Davis household, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  21. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family."