On This Day in 1883

126 Years Ago Today
January 7, 1883 – April 3, 1962


note – incorrect birth year on picture – should read 1883

My grandfather, Asa C. Davis was born at Mill Creek in Cleveland, Russell County, Virginia. He was the 10th of 12 children born to Doctor Caleb Davis and Nancy C. “Nannie” Jessee.

  1. Samuel A. Davis
  2. Jefferson Bonaparte Davis
  3. Charles Henry “Keen Eye” Davis
  4. Mary A. Davis
  5. Sarah Ellen Davis
  6. Manerva Josephine “Josie” Davis
  7. Polly M. Davis
  8. David P. Davis
  9. Vance P. Davis
  10. Asa C. Davis
  11. Ida E. Davis
  12. Nannie K. Davis

Asa married Altha Rudolph Brooks on August 20, 1902 in Bristol, TN. She was the daughter of William M. “Bill” Brooks and Mary Polly “Pop” Sutherland. They had 10 children.

  1. Grace Erie Davis
  2. Lacy Clarence Davis
  3. Ila Lillian Davis
  4. Hollie William Davis
  5. Jo Ella Davis
  6. Lettie Russell Davis
  7. Ellis Vaden Davis
  8. Leman Clifton “Sleepy” Davis
  9. Nannie Lucille Davis – my mother
  10. Evelyn Elizabeth Davis
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