Section XIII – Genealogy of Davis

Generation One

Myrtle Bell Davis was b. 7/13/1898 in Coalgate, Coal, Oklahoma d. 12/19/1991 in Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma.  She was the d/o Simeon DeKalb Washington Lafayette Davis & Emma Etta Irwin.  She m. Edgar “Ed” Brince Henderson on about 1920 in Oklahoma.  He was b. 1896 in Oklahoma d. 1955 in Oklahoma.  He was the s/o Raymond Newton Henderson & Nora Belle Scruggs.

Notes for Myrtle Davis:

Burial Location: Floral Haven Memorial Gardens, Broken Arrow, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Notes for Edgar Henderson:

Burial Location: Floral Haven Memorial Gardens, Broken Arrow, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Children of Myrtle & Edgar:

1. Evelyn Louise Henderson b. 4/16/1921 in Oklahoma d. 10/14/1993 in Wheat Ridge, Jefferson, Colorado.  She m. James Sullivan.

2. Dorothea/Dorothy A. Henderson b. about 1923 in Oklahoma.  She m. Marcus Gilbreath.

3. Edgar Brent Henderson b. 12/25/1924 in Oklahoma d. 1/?/1982 in Broken Arrow, Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He m. Unknown Agee.

4. Naomi June Henderson b. 12/1/1926 in Oklahoma d. 7/24/1998 in Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma.  She m. James Wilkerson.

5. Richard Lloyd Henderson b. 2/24/1933 in Oklahoma d. 10/11/1988 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He m. Unknown, Mary Jones & Grace Unknown.

6. Paul R. Henderson b. about 1939 in Oklahoma.

Generation Two

Simeon DeKalb Washington Lafayette Davis was b. 1/28/1864 in Henderson, Rusk, Texas d. 12/8/1925 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He was the s/o Simon DeRolle Washington Lafayette Davis & Sarah Emmanitus Owen.  He m. Emma Etta Irwin on 1/1/1888 in Montague County, Texas.  She was b. 12/2/1867 in Brown County, Texas d. 10/16/1955 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.  She was the d/0 James Jefferson Irwin & Ara Ballard.

Notes for Simeon Davis:

Burial Location: Rose Hill Memorial Park, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Notes for Emma Irwin:

Burial Location: Rose Hill Memorial Park, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Children of Simeon & Emma:

1. Ara Nitus Davis b. 11/8/1888 in Texas d. 8/27/1985 in Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma.  She m. Robert Amburn.

2. Aaron Davis b. 1889 in Texas d. 1900 in Oklahoma.

3. Thomas Jefferson Davis b. 1890 in Oklahoma d. 1900 in Oklahoma.

4. Dewitt Cordell Davis b. 1891 in Marlow, Stephens, Oklahoma d. 1892 in Marlow, Stephens, Oklahoma.

5. JoElla Mae Davis b. 3/24/1896 in Coalgate, Coal, Oklahoma, USA d. 1/13/1974 in California.  She m. Fred Worrell.

5. Myrtle Bell Davis b. 7/13/1898 in Coalgate, Coal, Oklahoma d. 12/19/1991 in Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma.  She m. Edgar Henderson.

6. Charles William Davis b. 1/9/1901 in Coalgate, Coal, Oklahoma d. 6/4/1957 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He m. Marjorie Reynolds.

7. Clyde Loral Davis b 6/12/1903 in Coalgate, Coal, Oklahoma, USA d. 1/6/1981 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He m. Rosalie Cook.

8. Sonoma Estelle Davis b. 10/7/1905 in Oklahoma d. 5/10/1964 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.  She m. Floyd Hyman.

9. Goldena Ora Davis  b. 1/30/1909 Coalgate, Coal, Oklahoma d. 10/6/1989 in Paris, Lamar, Texas.  She m. 1) Gene Lowe & 2) Alvin Falck.

10. Edna Inez Davis b. 6/30/1913 in Phillips, Coal, Oklahoma d. 9/24/1990 in Oklahoma.  She m. Thomas Northum.

Generation Three

Simon DeRolle Washington Lafayette Davis was b. 8/24/1825 in Montgomery County, Alabama d. Unknown in Unknown.  He was the s/o John Victor Davis & Julia Parker Knight.  He m. Sarah Emmanitus Owen on about 1856  in Unknown.  She was b. 9/15/1833 in Pike County, Alabama, USA d. 4/20/1891 in Oklahoma.  She was the d/o Samuel Tine Owen & Sarah Ward Knight.

Children of Simeon & Sarah:

1. Beauregard Arlington Lee Davis b. 6/6/1862 d. Unknown in Unknown.

2. Simeon DeKalb Washington Lafayette Davis was b. 1/28/1864 in Henderson, Rusk, Texas d. 12/8/1925 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He m. Emma Irwin.

3. JoElla Davis b. Unknown in Unknown d. Unknown in Unknown.  She m. George Linn.

4. Aaron Davis b. Unknown in Unknown d. Unknown in Unknown.

5. Sarah Addiline Davis b. Unknown in Unknown d. Unknown in Unknown.  She m. James Capers.

Generation Four

John Victor Davis was b. 9/16/1801 in Hancock County, Georgia d. 5/10/1871 in Montgomery County, Alabama.  He was the s/o Ishmael Davis & Rebecca Simmons.  He m. Julia Parker Knight on 7/10/1823 in Montgomery County, Alabama.  She was b. 5/3/1805 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina d. 12/17/1885 in Montgomery County, Alabama.  She was the d/o James Allen Knight & Mary “Polly” Elizabeth Foreman.

Notes for John Davis:

Burial Location: Fair Prospect Cemetery, Naftel, Montgomery, Alabama.

Notes for Julia Knight:

Burial Location: Fair Prospect Cemetery, Naftel, Montgomery, Alabama.

Children of John & Julia:

1. Mary Ann Rebecca Davis b. 4/13/1824 in Montgomery County, Alabama d. 1/30/1891 in Montgomery County, Alabama.  She m. Ansom Courtney.

2. Simeon DeKalb Wasington Lafayette Davis b. 8/24/1825 in Montgomery County, Alabama d. about 1867 in Henderson County, Texas.  He m. Sarah Owen.

3. Dewitt Clinton Davis b. 2/5/1827 in Montgomery County, Alabama d. 2/4/1894 in Henderson County, Texas.

4. Elizabeth Elmina Davis b. 6/19/1828 in Montgomery County, Alabama d. 6/21/1858 in Alabama.  She m. James Tusker.

5. Thomas Jefferson Davis b. 4/14/1830 in Montgomery County, Alabama d. 6/7/1893 in Goshen, Pike, Alabama.  He m. Sarah Wood.

6. James Anderson Monroe Davis b. 10/9/1832 in Montgomery County, Alabama d. 1/9/1913 in Texas.  He m. Malissa/Melissa Castellow/Castellaw.

7. John Whitaker Davis b. about 11/28/1834 in Montgomery County, Alabama d. about 2/27/1880 Montgomery County, Alabama.

8. Eliza Victor Davis b.