On This Day in 1903

106 Years Ago Today
July 5, 1903 – September 2, 1974

My aunt, Grace Erie Davis was born in Cleveland, Russell County, VA, the oldest of ten children born to Asa C. and Altha Rudolph (Brooks) Davis.

  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

Aunt Grace married William G. “Bill” Carbaugh on July 8, 1922 and had six children.

  1. Infant Carbaugh
  2. Lucille Carbaugh
  3. Harold Carbaugh
  4. Hollie Edward Carbaugh
  5. Carol Carbaugh
  6. Dale Carbaugh

    113 Years Ago Today
    July 5, 1896 – October 24, 1959

    Gaines Jessee (Thomas Jefferson, Stanford Lea, Jefferson, John J. Jr., John, Henry, John, Henry, Richard, Richard, Peter)was born on Mill Creek in Russell County, one of ten children of parents Big Jeff and Mary Frances (Jessee).

  7. Georgia Estelle Jessee
  8. Ora Stanford Jessee
  9. Gertrude America Jessee
  10. Horace Foster Jessee
  11. Irene B. Jessee
  12. Sarah Catherine Jessee
  13. Gaines Jessee
  14. Dewey D. Jessee
  15. Grady Jessee
  16. Bonnie Lake Jessee

Gaines married Dema Troy (Cross) and had three children that I know of; Mary Elizabeth, Pegga Ann and Judy Elaine.

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