Birth, marriage records Butler & Hamilton Cos., Ohio (descendants of Nancy Thaxton / Benjamin Williams)

Original Butler Co., Ohio, birth records re family of Sarah Williams (daughter of Benjamin Williams and Nancy Thaxton, formerly of Montgomery Co., Tennessee):

Otho D. Davis – 1884 Nov 14

male, white, born Colerain, Butler Co., Ohio

father Sylvester Davis

mother Sarah M. Davis

parents’ residence Reily Township

Reported by Sylvester Davis

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Leona Pearl Davis – 1886 Nov 29

female, white, born Morgan Tp, Butler Co., Ohio

father Sylvester Davis

mother Sarah M. Williams

parents’ resident Glendower

reported by father

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Sylvester Davis – 1891 Feb 2

male, white, born Reily Tp

father Sylvester Davis

mother Sarah M. Williams

parents’ residence Reily Tp

reported by Sylvester Davis

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Cora Davis – 1894 Dec 8

female, white, born Hamilton, Butler Co., Ohio

father Sylvester Davis

mother Sarah Williams

parents’ resident 822 Heaton St.

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Geneva Davis [Genevieve Opal] – 1897 Sept 7

female, white, born Hamilton, Butler Co., Ohio

father Sylvester Davis

mother Sarah E. Williams

parents’ resident 822 Heaton St.

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Marriages Recorded in Hamilton County, Ohio 1890-1894, comp. Kenny R. Burck (Little Miami Publishing 2006):

Davis, Abigail to T. Benjamin George

21 Jun 1893 by John H. Walker

Vol. 122:598

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(same publication, 1870-1884)

Cora T. Hickman [adoptive name of Cora Williams] to Albert F. H. Molloy

21 Jul 1880

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Original Butler Co., Ohio marriages:

Lewis P. Davis, 23, residence Hamilton, Butler Co., Ohio

son of Sylvester Davis and Sarah William

to Ida A. Stephan, 19, daughter of Christian Stephan and Mary E. St. Clair

02 Aug 1902

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9:165 Rolland G. Davis, 24 years of age on 30 Apr 1903, resident of Hamilton, Butler Co., Ohio, printer

born Hamilton Co., Ohio, son of Sylvester Davis and Sarah Williams

to Daisy May Christ, 24 years of age on 01 Oct 1903

born California, Ohio, parents Reinhart Christ and Mildred Wheeler

28 Oct 1903

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11:27.  Leona P. Davis, 23 years of age on 19 [?; partially written over] Nov 1906, resident of Hamilton, Butler Co., Ohio, born Hamilton Co., Ohio, parents Sylvester Davis and Sarah Williams

to Willard H. Shafer, 26 years of age on 06 Nov 1906, residence Rahway, New Jersey, born Westfield, N.J., parents Henry Shafer, Frances L. Burd.  Occupation: clerk.

23 Nov 1906

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18:117.  Sylvester Davis, 61 years of age on 2 Feb 1916, residence Hamilton, Butler Co., Ohio.  Born Hamilton Co., Ohio, parents Samuel Davis and Elizabeth Duvall.  Occupation: laborer.  Married once before.

to Jennie Wysong, 50 years of age on 12 Feb 1916, born Camden, Ohio, parents Jacob Overholtz and Mary Frum [?].  Residence Hamilton.  Married twice before.

30 Sep 1916

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17:29.  Genevieve O. Davis, 17 years of age on 07 Sep 1914, born Hamilton, O., parents Sylvester Davis and Sarah Williams.  Consent of father Sylvester Davis.

to Carrick H. Epperson, 22 years of age on 11 Oct 1914, residence Dayton, Ohio, occupation insurance collector, born Lexington, Kentucky, parents Henry Epperson and Arthusa Adams.

06 Feb 1915

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3 responses to “Birth, marriage records Butler & Hamilton Cos., Ohio (descendants of Nancy Thaxton / Benjamin Williams)

  1. Michael Mainwold

    I found the record of the marriage of a cousin to one of your relatives on this webpage: Leona Pearl Davis to Willard Harrison Shafer. Their union lead to the birth of at least two children:

    Descendants of Willard Harrison Shafer

    1 Willard Harrison Shafer 1879 – 1942 b: 06 Nov 1879 in Westfield, Union Co., NJ d: Aft. 1942 Occupation: Clerk at a steam railroad. Census: 1910: Was living as “Willard” with his wife & son in Rahway, Union Co., NJ; 1920: Was living as “Willard” with his wife & 2 children in Rahway, Union Co., NJ; 1930: Was living as “Willard” with his wife & daughter Ruth in Rahway, Union Co., NJ. Individual Note: In 1880 census was listed as “Harrsion W.”, in the 1900, 1920 and 1930, it was “Willard”.
    . +Leona Pearl Davis 1886 – 1942 b: 29 Nov 1886 in Morgan Twp., Butler Co., OH m: Abt. 1897 in Or abt 19 Nov 1906; Hamilton Co., OH d: Aft. 1942
    ……….. 2 Gerald S. Shafer 1908 – 1920 b: Abt. Mar 1908 in NJ d: Aft. 1920
    ……….. 2 Ruth D. Shafer 1912 – 1930 b: Abt. 1912 in NJ d: Aft. 1930 Census: 1930: Was living with her parents in Rahway, Union Co., NJ.

    My question to you: do you have any additional information on their children?

    Thanks,

    Michael

    Michael Mainwold

  2. Anonymous

    I have information on the shafer family if wjoud like to contact me Jan at jnbrock@oh.rr.com

  3. My last name is Thackston and I was born in 1968 in Georgetown Ohio 1968 looking for realitives

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