George C. Ayres1,2,3

ID# 16083, (abt 1838 - )
FatherWilliam Ayres4,5 (abt 1805 - )
MotherJulia Ann Henderson4,5 (abt 1818 - )

Key Events:

Birth: about 1838, Virginia6,7,8
Marriage: Maria W. Davis (about 1843 - )9,10
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     George C. Ayres was born about 1838 in Virginia.6,7,8 He appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Danville, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, in the household of his parents, William Ayres and Julia Ann Henderson.11,12 He appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, in the household of his parents.13,14 He married Maria W. Davis, daughter of Jacob Davis and Catherine E. Toot, and a sister of the woman his brother David married.9,10
     George and Maria W. Davis appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Danville, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, enumerated 30 Jun 1870, reporting real estate valued at $16,000 and personal estate of $800. Their children William and Sallie were listed as living with them, as were her parents, Jacob Davis and Catherine E. Toot.3
     George and Maria appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Danville, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, enumerated 2 Jun 1880. Their children William and Sallie were listed as living with them, as were four Black servants.15
     He was a dealer or manufacturer of tobacco.16,17,18

Children:
     Children with Maria W. Davis:

  • Catharine Ayres19 (Dec 1862 - bef 1870)
  • William H. Ayres20,15,21 (11 Sep 1865 - )
  • Sallie C. Ayres20,15 (abt 1867 - )

Citations

  1. [S2141] William Ayers household, 1850 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows name as George C. Ayres.
  2. [S2140] Wm. Ayres household, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows name as George Ayres.
  3. [S1606] George C. Ayres household, 1870 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
  4. [S2141] William Ayers household, 1850 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S2140] Wm. Ayres household, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S2141] William Ayers household, 1850 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows age 13 and state.
  7. [S2140] Wm. Ayres household, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows age 22 and state.
  8. [S1606] George C. Ayres household, 1870 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows age 32 and state.
  9. [S1606] George C. Ayres household, 1870 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S1598] Geo. C. Ayers household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows married.
  11. [S2141] William Ayers household, 1850 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
  12. [S2142] William Ayers, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  13. [S2140] Wm. Ayres household, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
  14. [S2143] Wm. Ayres, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  15. [S1598] Geo. C. Ayers household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
  16. [S2140] Wm. Ayres household, 1860 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows occupation as tobacconist (dealer in tobacco and a related materials).
  17. [S1606] George C. Ayres household, 1870 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows occupation as manufacturer of tobacco.
  18. [S1598] Geo. C. Ayers household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows occupation as tobacco mfg.
  19. [S997] "Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Births, 1853-96," Ancestry.com, record for Catharine Ayres, shows month and year, father George, mother M. W.
  20. [S1606] George C. Ayres household, 1870 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  21. [S997] "Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Births, 1853-96," Ancestry.com, record for William Ayres, shows date, father George, mother M. W.