Looking for (James?) Joseph Davis born abt 1808 in Va according to census. married Mathilda Last name unknown,in Kentucky and had daughter Sarah before 1850. family then moved to Missouri, St. Louis area Bonnhomme district, found 1860: census I have found:
1860 United States Federal Census Missouri • St. Louis • Central JamesDavis 521807 Virginia,EngineerCentral, St Louis, Missouri Male MatildaDavis 271832 KentuckyCentral, St Louis, Missouri Female SarahDavis 101849 KentuckyCentral, St Louis, Missouri Female JaneDavis 111848 MissouriCentral, St Louis, Missouri Female GeorgeDavis 2.12MissouriCentral, St Louis, Missouri Male
1870 census Bonhomme, St. Louis Co., MO Joseph Davis63 VA steamboat engineer Mathilda Davis 39 KY Sarah Davis20 KY Jennie Davis14 MO George Davis10 MO Elvira Davis9 MO Isabella Davis6 MO Angelina Davis2 MO
My line is thru Eugenia (Jennie) Davis who married Louis Keys, he was born in Tennessee, they married in St. Louis:
St. Louis, Missouri Marriages, 1804-76 Name:Jennie Davis Spouse:Louis Kies Marriage Date:7 Sept 1873 Volume/Page:16-043
1880 United States Federal Census > Missouri > St Louis > > District 184 Louis Keys HOHage 33farmer, born Tennessee, father b. Tennessee mother b Tennessee Eugeniawife age24b. Missouri, father b. Kentucky, mother b. Kentucky Adadauage 4.b. Missouri, father b. Tennessee. mother b. Missouri Nancydauage 3b. Missouri"" Louisadauage 1b. Missouri"" Addison George age34 Laborer,b. Kentucky, father b. Ireland, mother b. Kentucky
other children named Maude, Molly, George, Wesley, Robert Keys. Jenny died before 1900 and Louis moved to Arkansas, found as widower in 1900 with younger children, In Greene county.
St. Louis City Death Records, 1850-1908 Name:Jennie Keyes Death Date:10 Oct 1897 Address:4262 Washington Ave Volume:35 Page:233 County Library:RDSL 44 Missouri Archive:C 10400 SLGS Rolls:329
would love to connect to Keys, or Davis of this line.