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Daniel Clark Davis Biography

History of Indiana County, Penn'a by J.A. Caldwell, 1880

Daniel C. Davis was born on the farm now occupied by his son, T. M. Davis, South Mahoning township, in 1827, and was a son of Abram Davis, a native of Wales, and Lydia Thompson. The former was the son of Daniel and Mary Davis nee Jones, both natives of Wales.

Their children were:

Daniel Davis settled on the McClanahan tract, in what is now East Mahoning township, about 1800.

Abram Davis' children were:
James J., d., m. to Sarah Jones;
Mary Ann, m. to James Hayes, d.;
Lena, m. to Jacob Luckart, d.;
William T., m. to Elizabeth Ansley;
Rebecca, m. to Rev. A. Neff;
Jane, d., m. to Joseph Marshall;
Daniel C., m. to Eliza J. McKee;
Agnes, d., m. to J. J. Neff; and
George Miles, d., m. to Emeline McGaughey.

D. C. was first lieutenant in company A, 2d battalion Pa. six months' volunteers. He served as portmaster of Davis for three years.

His children were:
Thompson McKee, m. to Floretta Ansley;
Sebina E., d.;
James M.;
Thomas J.;
Nancy, d.;
Clark and
Ida M.

Mrs. Eliza J. Davis, wife of D. C. Davis, was a daughter of Thompson McKee, who was a son of Hugh and Jane McKee nee Thompson. The former died in 1821, at the age of sixty. He was among the first settlers, locating in 1815, near the present site of Perryville, Jefferson county. His interment was the first burial in the Punxsutawney cemetery.

His children were:
James, d., m.;
Thompson, d, m. to Elizabeth Bell, d.;
Susan, m. first to George Newcomb, d., and second to Thomas Hall, d.;
Thomas, d., m. to Margaret Henderson, d.;
Sarah, d., m. to Joseph Bell, d.;
William, m., first to Nancy D. Bell, d., and second to Mary Johnston;
Nancy, d., m. to Thomas Saddler

Thompson's children were:
Eliza Jane, m. to Daniel C. Davis,
Nancy, d., and
Sarah, d.

The James McKee bio on p. 524 might be James s/o Hugh and Jane McKee.

Source: J.A. Caldwell, History of Indiana County, Penn'a (1880), 446; Heritage Quest book search for person, person: McKee; place: Indiana County, Pennsylvania



ID  21 
Linked to  Elizabeth "Betsey" ANSLEY
Floretta L. ANSLEY
Elizabeth BELL
Joseph BELL
Nancy D. BELL
Abraham DAVIS
Agnes Craig DAVIS
Anna DAVIS
Anna DAVIS
Clark DAVIS
Daniel C. DAVIS
Daniel Clark DAVIS
George Miles DAVIS
Ida W. DAVIS
James J. DAVIS
James Madison DAVIS
Jane DAVIS
Joshua DAVIS, Sr.
Lena DAVIS
Lena DAVIS
Mary Ann DAVIS
Nancy Elizabeth DAVIS
Rebecca DAVIS
Solina E. DAVIS
Thomas J. DAVIS
Thompson McKee DAVIS
William Thompson DAVIS
Thomas HALL
Colonel James HAYES
Margaret Holmes HENDERSON
Mary JOHNSTON
Mary JONES
Sarah JONES
William JONES
Jacob LUKEHART
Joseph W. MARSHALL
Emeline MCGAUGHEY
Eliza Jane MCKEE
Hugh MCKEE
James MCKEE
Nancy MCKEE
Nancy MCKEE
Sarah MCKEE
Sarah MCKEE
Susan MCKEE
Thomas MCKEE
Thompson MCKEE
William MCKEE
Rev. Aaron NEFF
John J. NEFF
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