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Daniel Peyton Davis and Emmaline Lee

Daniel Peyton DAVIS, a son of James DAVIS and Elizabeth WORTHY, was born 19 April 1835 in Copiah Co. MS. Daniel Peyton was named for his grandfather, Daniel DAVIS and his uncle, Peyton WORTHY. Daniel Peyton, born in Copiah Co. MS, lived there until he was twelve years old. His grandparents, Daniel DAVIS and John G. WORTHY were his neighbors. When Daniel Peyton was twelve, his parents, James DAVIS and Elizabeth WORTHY Davis, moved the family to Hancock County MS. Their new home was three miles south of Caesar. Daniel Peyton lived there until he married at the age of nineteen. Daniel Peyton Davis married Emmaline LEE, daughter of John Riley LEE and Arsenith SEALE Lee, 24 July 1851. Emmaline LEE was born 09 August 1833 in Marion County MS. Daniel Peyton DAVIS and Emmaline LEE Davis made their home in the Gumpond/Hillsdale Community in Pearl River County. Emmaline LEE Davis died 06 January 1907. Daniel Peyton DAVIS died 13 July 1914. Daniel Peyton and Emmaline are buried in the old homestead family cemetery.

Their Children

                      i. Eli Peyton, born 29 July 1852

                     ii. Richard Nixon, born 31 January 1856

                    iii. Sarah Jane, born 05 December 1857

                     iv. Missouri, born 07 December 1858

                      v. Louis Porter, born 31 March 1860

                     vi. Daniel Bing, born 13 April 1862

                    vii. Frances, born 12 February 1864

                   viii. Emmaline, born 1866 

                     ix. Mary Alice, born 10 December 1875

               All children born in what is now Pearl River County Mississippi


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