Sunday, January 3, 2010

Cox 124 Davidson-Charlton

124. William Davidson & 125. Elizabeth Jane Charlton [VA, TN]


1750-1760, William born in VA, s/o 248. Walter Davidson.
~1765, Elizabeth born in VA, d/o 250. John Charlton Jr and 251. Elizabeth Robinson.
1784 in Montgomery Co., VA, William inherited an estate from his father Walter Davidson.
4/17/1785 William married Elizabeth in Montgomery Co., VA.
(S) 1785 Davidson Co., TN tax roll.
8/6/1809, William Davidson to William Cherry, 2 parcels totaling 320a. for $1500, one adj. Benjamin Shepherd’s 1000a, Hays Fork, Joshua Davidson’s 200a., the other parcel adj. the first; wit: Balson Mantling, Polly Davidson, Charlton Davidson; registered 25 Jul 1810. (S) Stewart Co. TN, DB-C, P260.
Bef. 1830, William died in TN.
1831, Elizabeth living in Nashville, TN.
Aft. 1832, Elizabeth died in Nashville, TN.

Family notes:
• Files of “Aunt Doris”: ancestors came from the MA Bay Colony.
• Elizabeth aka “Mama Lizy”.

Children of William and Elizabeth:

i. William Lee Davidson Sr ( 62), born ~1785.

ii. Charlton B Davidson, born 1790–1800.
(S) 1820 Census, KY, Mercer Co. C B Davidson, married with 3 children.
(S) 1830 Census, TN, Stewart Co. Charlton B Davidson, married with 7 children.

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126. Nathaniel Peters Sr & 127. Elizabeth ? [MD, TN, LA]

1760-1770, Nathaniel born in MD.
Bef. 1775 Elizabeth born in TN.
~1808, moved from TN to LA.
1809, Nathaniel established a land claim that is now Bogalusa, LA. (S) American State Papers, Public Land Claims, West of the Pearl River, PP72-3.
(S) 1812 St. Tammany Parish, LA tax list. 1 man, 1 woman, 8 children. 1 slave.
(S) 1820 Census, LA, Washington Parish (formerly part of St. Tammany). See CD Census Record 126-1820.
Bef. 1830 Elizabeth died in LA.
(S) 1830 Census, LA, Washington Parish. 1 slave. See CD Census Record 126-1830.
Bef. 1840, Nathaniel died in Washington Parish, LA.

Family notes:
• The original family name was “Mac Peters” or “McPeters”.

Children of Nathaniel and Elizabeth:

i. Elizabeth Peters ( 63), born 1797.
(S) Bouzage Bosarge, P179.

ii. Nathaniel Peters Jr, born 1799 in TN. aka: “Uncle Nat”.
No. 126:(S) 1812.
No. 126:(S) 1820. m:18-26.
10/9/1828 in Mobile Co. AL, Nathaniel married Martha Howard, born 1795 in GA. 10/1860 she died. (S) 1860 Washington Parish News: “Martha Peters, wife of Nathaniel Peters, Jr., died Oct 1860, age 65, born Georgia, died of flux, sick for six years.”
No. 126:(S) 1820 Census. f:16–26.
No. 126:(S) 1830 Census. f:20–30.
No. 126:(S) 1820. m:16-26.
No. 126:(S) 1830. m:30-40.
10/21/1850, (S) 1850 Census, LA, Washington Parish. n: “Petery”. He and Martha live next to his brother. His land is valued at $700.
7/25/1860, (S) 1860 Census, LA, Washington Co., Shady Grove. He had 2 slaves, both female, ages 10 & 22. His farm land is valued at $1120. He lives next to his brothers near Bogalusa. He is a widower.

iii. Alfred Peters, born 1801 in TN.
No. 126:(S) 1812.
No. 126:(S) 1820. m:18-26.
No. 126:(S) 1830. m:20-30.
(S) 1840 Census, LA, Washington Parish. Lives with 2 brothers.
10/21/1850, (S) 1850 Census, LA, Washington Parish. n: “Petery”. 4 brothers live together. Alphonse is listed as the head of the house. The land is valued at $5000.
7/25/1860, (S) 1860 Census, LA, Washington Co., Shady Grove.

iv. John Peters, born 1803 in TN.
No. 126:(S) 1812.
No. 126:(S) 1820. m:10-16.
No. 126:(S) 1830. m:20-30.
(S) 1840 Census, LA, Washington Parish. Lives with Alfred.
10/21/1850, (S) 1850 Census, LA, Washington Parish. n: “Petery”. 4 brothers live together.

v. William Peters, born 1807 in TN.
No. 126:(S) 1812.
No. 126:(S) 1820. m:10-16.
No. 126:(S) 1830. m:20-30.
(S) 1840 Census, LA, Washington Parish. Lives with Alfred.
10/21/1850, (S) 1850 Census, LA, Washington Parish. n: “Petery”. 4 brothers live together.
7/25/1860, (S) 1860 Census, LA, Washington Co., Shady Grove.
7/23/1870, (S) 1870 Census, LA, Washington Parish. A farmer, living with his brother Joshua. William’s land is valued at $1000, and his personal estate at $1170.
6/22/1880, (S) 1880 Census, LA, Washington Parish, WD6. A farmer.

vi. Joshua Peters, born 1812 in LA.
No. 126:(S) 1812.
No. 126:(S) 1820. m:<10.
No. 126:(S) 1830. m:15-20.
10/21/1850, (S) 1850 Census, LA, Washington Parish. n: “Petery”. 4 brothers live together.
7/25/1860, (S) 1860 Census, LA, Washington Co., Shady Grove.
7/23/1870, (S) 1870 Census, LA, Washington Parish. b: 1817. A farmer, living with his brother William.
3/1880 Joshua died. (S) 1880 Washington Parish News: “Joshua Peters, age 68, white, male, single, born LA, father born Maryland, mother born TN, farmer, died in March of rheumatism; resident 68 years.”

vii. Polly Peters, born ~1815 in LA.
No. 126:(S) 1820. f:<10.
No. 126:(S) 1830. f:10-15.

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